Helleborus Niger

Snow-rose, Helleborus, helleb
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Helleborus Niger may help, unprocessed Helleborus Niger may be best avoided.

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

  GENERAL - Helleborus Niger


Helleborus Niger produces a condition of Sensorial depression. Sees, hears, tastes imperfectly, and general Muscular weakness, which may go on to complete paralysis, accompanied by dropsical effusions. Hence, a remedy in low states of vitality and serious disease. Characteristic worse from 4 to 8 P.M ( Lycopodium Lycop.) Sinking sensation. State of effusion in hydrocephalus. Mania of a melancholy type.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Helleborus Niger


WORSE, from evening until morning, from uncovering.

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  RELATIONSHIPS - Helleborus Niger


Compare: Threatening effusion; Tuberculinum Tuberc.; Apis Mel Apis; Zincum Metallicum Zinc.; Opium N/A ; China Cinch.; Cicuta Virosa Cicuta; Iodoformum Iodoform.


Antidote: Camphora Camphor; China Cinch.

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  MIND - Helleborus Niger


Slow in answering

Thoughtless; staring

Involuntary sighing

complete unconsciousness

picks lips and clothes.


Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indecisive

indifference, apathy, etc.

to loved ones

to pleasure

to relationships

unhappy; despair

unhappy; sadness, mental depression

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; absent-minded (see forgetful)

impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating

while studying, reading, etc.

impaired thinking; dull, sluggish

ideas; deficiency of ideas

Memory; weakness of memory

weakness of memory; for what has heard

weakness of memory; for what was read

weakness of memory; for what has been said

weakness of memory; for what was about to say

Perception; senses; dull

Preoccupied; absorbed, buried in thought


Talking, conversation; answers not lucid; reflects long

speech; slow


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  HEAD - Helleborus Niger

Forehead wrinkled in folds

Cold sweat

Rolls head day and night; moaning, sudden screams

Bores head into pillow; beats it with hands

Congestion (see pulsation)


Stupefying headache

Dull pain in occiput, with sensation of water swashing inside

Headache culminates in vomiting.

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  EYES - Helleborus Niger


Eyeballs turn upwards; squinting, vacant look

Pupils dilated

Eyes wide open, sunken


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  FACE - Helleborus Niger


Pale, sunken

Cold sweat


Neuralgia on left side; parts so tender he cannot chew.

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  NOSE - Helleborus Niger


Dirty, dry nostrils

Rubs nose

Smell diminished

Nose pointed.

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  MOUTH - Helleborus Niger


Falling of lower jaw

Chewing motion

Child nurses greedily, with disgust for food

Ptyalism, with sore corners of mouth.


Lips dry and cracked

Meaningless picking of lips

Gums and teeth

Grinding of teeth


Greedily swallows cold water, though unconscious


Tongue red and dry

Dryness; tongue


Horrible smell from mouth

Taste; tasteless, lacks taste; tastelessness of food

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  CHEST - Helleborus Niger


Lungs; fluid build up in chest cavity (pulmonary oedema)


Frequent sighing

Respiration irregular

Chest constricted; gasps for breath

Hydrothorax ( Merc Viv Merc)

Sulphur Sulph.)

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  SKIN - Helleborus Niger


Pale, dropsical, itching

Livid spots on skin

Sudden, watery, swelling of skin

Falling off of hair and nails

Angioneurotic oedema.

Goose bumps

Swelling; fluid in tissues

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  BACK AND NECK - Helleborus Niger


Stiffness; neck

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  ABDOMEN - Helleborus Niger


Gurgling, as if bowels were full of water

Swollen, painful to touch.

Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual

urination; feeble stream (slow)

Stomach; sinking (see emptiness)

without thirst

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Helleborus Niger


Jelly-like, white mucus; involuntary.

Mucous, slimy

colourless (see transparent)




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  GENITALS ETC - Helleborus Niger


Suppressed; scanty, dark; coffee-grounds sediment

Frequent urging

Child cannot urinate

Bladder over distended.

Albuminous (white, thick)

Colour; dark


while perspiring

Sediment; like coffee beans


Female; fluid build up (see swelling); womb

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Helleborus Niger

Extremities, limbs

Automatic motion of one arm and leg

Limbs heavy and painful

Stretching of limbs

Thumb drawn into palm ( Cuprum Metallicum Cupr.) Vesicular eruption between fingers and toes.


hands; when required to speak

Heaviness; tired limbs

Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; joints

stitching, sudden, sharp; joints; during chill

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  FEVER AND CHILL - Helleborus Niger

Fever and chill

Beginning in particular area; arms

Internal; evening; lying down

With chill

Continued fever; dazed from fever

in complete daze

Perspiration with heat

With shivering

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  GENERALITIES - Helleborus Niger

Sleep and dreams

Sudden screams in sleep

Soporous sleep

Cri encephalique

Cannot be fully aroused.


Convulsions; children




Emaciated (extremely thin)

Fluid build up; external


Inflammation; thin, watery membranes

Lack of irritability

Pain; sudden, sharp; bones

Lack of reaction

Swelling; puffy

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); paralytic

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