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 (i.e. symptoms) 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.≡ show all authors ...
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.) Hydrocyanicum Acidum Hydrocy. Acid; Conium Mac Con.; Oenanthe Crocata Oenanthe.; Strychnia N/A ; Belladonna Bellad.
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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
company; avoids the sight of people
company; to presence of strangers
Behaviour; childish behaviour (see foolish)
Excitement; after hearing horrible things
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; contemptuous (see scorn)
rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); violent, intense feeling
sensitive, oversensitive; horrible things, sad stories, affect her profoundly
unhappy; sadness, mental depression; from sad stories
weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; about future
fear≡ more ...
Head turned or twisted to one side
cervical muscles contracted
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
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)
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
out-breaks on skin; eczema
like dried honey
out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples≡ 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
trembling; heart (see fluttering)
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 ...
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
pus-filled pimples; merging together
pus-filled pimples; red
Swelling≡ more ...
Cramp (see also pain: cramp-like pains); intermittent pulling; neck (head bent back)
Tension; neck (see spasmodic pulling)
Spasms; opisthotonos (body bent backward and stiffened)≡ more ...
Stomach; Thirst; burning pressure; Hiccough
Throbbing in pit of stomach, which has become raised to size of fist
Distended and painful
Colic, with convulsions.
Stomach; epileptic aura
Flatulence with anxiety and crossness≡ more ...
Diarrhoea in morning, with irresistible desire to urinate
Itching in rectum.≡ more ...
Movements and positions; convulsion
twitching; upper limbs
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; upper limbs
stitching, sudden, sharp; forearm
stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers
Shocks; upper limbs
Skin; out-break on skin; hand; burning; on touch
out-break on skin; hand; elevated
Weakness; upper limbs
upper limbs; after spasms≡ more ...
rapid muscle spasm
epileptic; from solar plexus
in women; from childbirth
with tetanus rigidity
Contractions, closing, stenoses, after inflammation
Pain; sore, bruised
sudden, sharp; externally
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)≡ more ...