Cicuta Virosa

Water Hemlock, Cicuta
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HPUS indication of Cicuta Virosa: Hiccough
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Cicuta Virosa may help, unprocessed Cicuta Virosa may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Cicuta Virosa in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL - Cicuta Virosa


The action on the nervous system, producing spasmodic affections, viz., hiccough, trismus, tetanus, and convulsions, give the pathological picture calling especially for Cicuta Virosa, 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.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Cicuta Virosa


WORSE, from touch, drafts, concussion, tobacco smoke.

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  RELATIONSHIPS - Cicuta Virosa


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.


Antidotes: Opium N/A ; Arnica Arn.

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  MIND - Cicuta Virosa


Delirium, with singing, dancing and funny gestures

Everything appears strange and terrible

Confounds present with the past; feels like a child

Stupid feeling

Melancholy, with indifference


Epilepsy; moaning and whining

Vivid dreams.

Aversions, dislikes; company

company; avoids the sight of people

company; to presence of strangers

Behaviour; childish behaviour (see foolish)


before convulsions

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


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  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS - Cicuta Virosa


Vertigo, with gastralgia, and muscular spasms

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  HEAD - Cicuta Virosa

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

Pulled; backward

backward; in convulsions


Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail); extending to extremities

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  EYES - Cicuta Virosa


When reading, letters disappear

Pupils dilated, insensible strabismus

Objects recede, approach, and seem double

Eyes stare

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.

Quivering; lids

Strabismus (eyes incorrectly aligned)



Twitching; lids

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  EARS - Cicuta Virosa


Difficult hearing

Sudden detonations especially on swallowing

Hemorrhage from ears.

Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears

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  FACE - Cicuta Virosa


Pustules which run together forming thick, yellow scabs on face and head, corners of mouth and chin, with burning pain

Red face

Trismus; disposition to grind teeth.

Convulsions, spasms

Motions of jaw; lockjaw

Skin; discoloration; red

out-breaks on skin; eczema

like dried honey

out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples

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  THROAT - Cicuta Virosa



Feels as if grown together

Spasms of oesophagus; cannot swallow

Effects on oesophagus from swallowing sharp piece of bone.

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  CHEST - Cicuta Virosa


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.

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  SKIN - Cicuta Virosa


Eczema; no itching; exudation forms into a Hard, lemon-colored crust

Suppressed eruption causes brain disease

Elevated eruptions, as large as peas

Chronic impetigo.

Out-breaks on skin; burning


pus-filled pimples; merging together

pus-filled pimples; red


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  BACK AND NECK - Cicuta Virosa


Cramp (see also pain: cramp-like pains); intermittent pulling; neck (head bent back)

Pain; neck

cramp-like; neck

Stiffness; neck

Tension; neck (see spasmodic pulling)


Spasms; opisthotonos (body bent backward and stiffened)

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  ABDOMEN - Cicuta Virosa


Stomach; Thirst; burning pressure; Hiccough

Throbbing in pit of stomach, which has become raised to size of fist

Desire for unnatural things, Like coal ( Alumina Alum.; Calc Carb Calc.) Indigestion, with insensibility, frothing at mouth.

Rumbling in

Distended and painful

Colic, with convulsions.


Stomach; epileptic aura



before convulsions


Flatulence with anxiety and crossness

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Cicuta Virosa


Diarrhoea in morning, with irresistible desire to urinate

Itching in rectum.

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Cicuta Virosa

Extremities, limbs

Movements and positions; convulsion


upper limbs



fingers; epilepsy

lower limbs

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

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Injuries and accidents

Wounds; from splinters

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  GENERALITIES - Cicuta Virosa



rapid muscle spasm

without consciousness

convulsive movements

epileptic; from solar plexus

in women; from childbirth

with tetanus rigidity

continuous contraction

when touched


Contractions, closing, stenoses, after inflammation

Jar, stepping

Jerking; muscles

Pain; sore, bruised

sudden, sharp; externally

Trembling; externally

Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)

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