Cicuta VirosaWater Hemlock, Cicuta
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Cicuta Virosa in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The action on the nervous system, producing spasmodic affections, viz., hiccough, trismus, tetanus, and convulsions, give the pathological picture calling especially for this remedy, whenever this is further characterized, by the more individual symptoms of the drug. Among these, are the Bending of the head, neck, and spine backwards, and the general action of the patient is Violent, with frightful distortions. Violent, strange desires. Sensation of internal chill. Moaning and howling. Does absurd things. Marked action on the skin.
Antidotes: Opium; Arn.
Compare: Cicuta Virosa Maculata - Cicuta Virosa - (Effects very similar; the most prominent symptoms being: Falls unconscious, tetanic or clonic convulsions. Body covered with sweat. Consider in epilepsy and tetanus. Tincture and lower potencies.) Hydrocy. Acid; Con.; Oenanthe.; Strychnia; Bellad.
Delirium, with singing, dancing and funny gestures
Everything appears strange and terrible
Confounds present with the past; feels like a child
Melancholy, with indifference
Epilepsy; moaning and whining
Aversions, dislikes; company
Aversions, dislikes; company; avoids the sight of people
Aversions, dislikes; company; to presence of strangers
Behaviour; childish behaviour (see foolish)
Behaviour; shrieking; before convulsions
Excitement; after hearing horrible things
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; contemptuous (see scorn)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); violent, intense feeling
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive; horrible things, sad stories, affect her profoundly
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; suspicious
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; from sad stories
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; about future
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear≡ more ...
Head turned or twisted to one side
cervical muscles contracted
Vertigo, with gastralgia, and muscular spasms
Sudden, violent shocks through head
Stares persistently at objects
Convulsions from concussion of brain
Thick, yellow scabs on head
Head symptoms relieved by emission of flatus.
Brain; concussion of brain
Pulled; backward; in convulsions
Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail); extending to extremities≡ more ...
When reading, letters disappear
Pupils dilated, insensible strabismus
Objects recede, approach, and seem double
Pupils get behind upper lids as head inclines
Effects of exposure to snow
Spasmodic affections of eyes and its appendages
Strabismus; periodic, spasmodic after a fall or blow.
Strabismus (eyes incorrectly aligned)
Strabismus (eyes incorrectly aligned); convergent
Strabismus (eyes incorrectly aligned); periodic
Twitching; lids≡ more ...
Sudden detonations especially on swallowing
Hemorrhage from ears.
Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears≡ more ...
Pustules which run together forming thick, yellow scabs on face and head, corners of mouth and chin, with burning pain
Trismus; disposition to grind teeth.
Motions of jaw; lockjaw
Skin; discoloration; red
Skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema
Skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema; like dried honey
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples≡ more ...
Eczema; no itching; exudation forms into a Hard, lemon-colored crust
Suppressed eruption causes brain disease
Elevated eruptions, as large as peas
Out-breaks on skin; burning
Out-breaks on skin; eczema
Out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples; merging together
Out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples; red
Swelling≡ more ...
Feels as if grown together
Spasms of oesophagus; cannot swallow
Effects on oesophagus from swallowing sharp piece of bone.≡ more ...
Heart; sensation as if heart had ceased
Movements in and of chest; trembling
Movements in and of chest; trembling; heart (see fluttering)≡ more ...
Chest feels tight; can hardly breathe
Tonic spasm in pectoral muscles
Heat in chest.
Back and Extremities.
Spasms and cramps in muscles of nape of neck, and spasmodic drawing backward of head
Curved limbs cannot be straightened nor straight ones bent
Back bent backward like an arch
Jerking, tearing in coccyx, especially during menses.≡ more ...
Cramp (see also pain: cramp-like pains); intermittent pulling; neck (head bent back)
Pain; cramp-like; neck
Spasms; opisthotonos (body bent backward and stiffened)
Tension; neck (see spasmodic pulling)≡ more ...
Stomach; Thirst; burning pressure; Hiccough
Throbbing in pit of stomach, which has become raised to size of fist
Flatulence with anxiety and crossness
Distended and painful
Colic, with convulsions.
Stomach; epileptic aura
Stomach; shock; before convulsions≡ more ...
Movements and positions; convulsion
Movements and positions; jerking
Movements and positions; jerking; upper limbs
Movements and positions; jerking; forearm
Movements and positions; jerking; fingers
Movements and positions; jerking; fingers; epilepsy
Movements and positions; jerking; lower limbs
Movements and positions; twitching; upper limbs
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; upper limbs
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; forearm
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers
Shocks; upper limbs
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; burning; on touch
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; elevated
Weakness; upper limbs
Weakness; upper limbs; after spasms≡ more ...
Contractions, closing, stenoses, after inflammation
Convulsions; rapid muscle spasm
Convulsions; without consciousness
Convulsions; convulsive movements
Convulsions; epileptic; from solar plexus
Convulsions; in women; from childbirth
Convulsions; with tetanus rigidity
Convulsions; continuous contraction
Convulsions; when touched
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sudden, sharp; externally
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)≡ more ...
Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.