Veratrum VirideWhite American Hellebore, Ver v
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 Veratrum Viride in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Paroxysms of auricular fibrillation. Induces fall of both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Congestions, especially to lungs, base of brain, with nausea and vomiting. Twitchings and convulsions. Especially adapted to full-blooded, plethoric persons. Great prostration. Rheumatism of heart. Bloated, livid face. Furious delirium. Effects of sunstroke. Esophagitis ( Farrington.) Verat. VIR, will raise the opsonic index against the Diploccus pneumonia, 70 to 109 per Cent. Congestive stage and early manifestations of hepatization in pneumonia. Zigzag temperature. Clinically, it is known that such diseases as Tiegel’s contracture, Thompson’s Disease, athetosis and pseudo-hypertrophic muscular paralysis present a symptomatology quite like that produced by Veratrum VIR upon muscular tissue ( A. E. Hinsdale, M.d.)
Fifth to sixth potency.≡ show all authors ...
Quarrelsome and delirious.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; lamenting, regretting≡ more ...
Congestion intense, almost apoplectic
Hot head, bloodshot eyes
Bloated, livid face
Head retracted, Pupils dilated, double vision
Pain from nape of neck; cannot hold head up
Convulsive twitching of facial muscles ( Agaricus.) Vertigo with nausea.≡ more ...
Tongue white or yellow, With red streak down the middle
Discoloration; tongue; red; stripe down centre
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue
Pain; as if burnt; tongue≡ more ...
Erysipelas, with cerebral symptoms
Itching in various parts
Discoloration; bluish≡ more ...
Heart; Pulse Slow, soft, weak, irregular, intermittent
Beating of pulses throughout body, especially in right thigh.
Aching pain in back of neck and shoulders
Severe pain in joints and muscles
Violent electric-like shocks in limbs
Inflammation; lungs≡ more ...
Congestion of lungs
Sensation of a heavy load on chest
Pneumonia, with faint feeling in stomach and violent congestion
Menstrual colic before the appearance of the discharge with strangury.
Panting≡ more ...
Pain; piercing, stabbing; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; piercing, stabbing; lumbar (lower half of back); like thrusts
Pulsating; neck; during period≡ more ...
Nausea and vomiting
Smallest quantity of food or drink immediately rejected
Constrictive pain; increased by warm drinks
Hiccough; excessive and painful, with Spasms of esophagus
Burning in stomach and oesophagus.
Pain above pelvis, with soreness.
Stomach; vomiting; after drinking; cold water≡ more ...
Suppressed menstruation, with congestion to head ( BELL.) Menstrual colic before the appearance of the discharge with strangury.
Female; pain; sore, tenderness; womb≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Hyperthermia in the evening and hyperthermia in the morning
Suppurative fevers with great variation of temperature
Antidotes Strychnin - fluid extract, 20-40 drops.
Localised; cerebro-spinal fever≡ more ...
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Pulse; heavy; and slow≡ more ...