Splanchnic Neurasthenia


from Dr GK Abbott's Prescriptions...

Neurasthenia with distressing abdominal symptoms. Patient feels heavy, exhausted and depressed (the blues).

Predisposing factors:

All these factors paralyse the intestinal vasomotors leading to distension and engorgement of the splanchnic vessels especially the veins.

Treatment aims at

  • increasing abdominal pressure (thus blood flow)
  • Stimulating splanchnic vasomotors thus relieving stasis
  • increasing blood flow especially in liver to hasten elimination of the toxins

This is achieved by

For the feeble