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TARTARICUM ACIDUM

(tart-ac)

(Tartaric Acid) Found in grapes, pineapple, sorrel and other fruits. It is an antiscorbutic antiseptic, stimulating the mucous and salivary secretions. Dullness and lassitude. Great weakness, with diarrhoea, with dry and brown tongue. Pain in heels. (PHYTOL.)

Stomach
Excessive thirst, continued vomiting burning in throat and stomach. Dyspepsia with copious secretion of mucus.

Abdomen
Pain around umbilicus and region of loins. Stool color of coffee-grounds (worse at night), with brown and dry tongue, and dark-green vomiting.

Dose
Third trituration. The pure acid 10-30 grains dissolved in water.