Homeopathic remedies for nausea and vomiting in dogs (gastritis)
Gastritis is a medical term that refers to an inflammation of the stomach lining and the symptoms are vomiting, lack of appetite and nausea. There are numerous causes for gastritis including overeating, eating to fast, pancreatitis, viral, bacterial or fungal infection, food allergy, spoiled food, stress and inflammatory bowel disease just to name a few.
Gastroenteritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining and the intestines, in addition to nausea and vomiting, there is diarrhea and is the effect of a viral or bacterial infection.
Homeopathic remedies for gastritis in dogs
Arsenicum Album 30C
Recommended if vomiting is due to food or garbage poisoning, dog is agitated, afraid and tired, diarrhea, bloating, blood in vomit
Chamomilla 6C or 6X
Vomiting is due to puppies around 3 to 6 months old that are teething, might be greenish diarrhea, irritability and restlessness, toothache or earache
Ferrum metallicum 6C to 30C
Food is vomited right after eating, mostly seen in young animals, you can see undigested food in the stools or the vomit, loss of appetite, vomiting, nausea, the cause might be worm infestation
Ipecacuanha 6C to 200C
Retching and coughing sounds when vomiting, diarrhea, bright red blood in stools or vomit, constant vomiting and nausea
Nux Vomica 6C to 200C
This is an all round digestive disturbance remedy, dog is nervous and irritated, on edge, tries to vomit but cannot, might be due to drug reaction or eating poisoned or spoiled food, diarrhea
Phosphorus 6C or 30C
Irritated, nervous, nausea and vomiting, blood in vomit, nausea and vomiting might be due surgery, hepatitis, jaundice, pancreatitis or ulcers, dog is thirsty but vomits right after drinking
Give one dosage every hour for a maximum of 3 doses, if dog is not better, try another remedy.
You can crush the pills into the food but if they are nauseous and won’t eat, you will have to open their mouth and administer the pills directly into the mouth. You can let the pill dissolve if you put it between the gums and inner cheek.