Aranea DiademaPapal-cross Spider
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 Aranea Diadema in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
All spider poisons powerfully affect the nervous system ( See Tarantula, Mygale, etc.)
All symptoms of Aranea are characterized by Periodicity, and coldness, and great susceptibility to dampness. It is the remedy for the constitution favorable to malarial poisoning, where every damp day or place favors chilliness. Patient feels cold to the very bones. Coldness not relieved by anything. Feeling as if parts were enlarged and heavier. Wake up at night with hands feeling twice their natural size. Spleen swollen. Hydrogenoid Constitution, i.e., Abnormal sensitiveness to damp and cold, inability to live near fresh water, lakes, rivers, etc., or in damp, chilly places ( Nat-sulph. Thuja)
WORSE, damp weather, late in afternoon, and at midnight.
BETTER, smoking tobacco.≡ show all authors ...
Tela aranearum - Spider’s web. - (Cardiac sleeplessness, increased muscular energy. Excitement and nervous agitation in febrile states. Dry asthma, harassing coughs; periodic headaches with Extreme nervous erethism. obstinate intermittents. Acts immediately on arterial system, pulse full, strong, compressible. Lowers pulse rate frequency. Masked periodical diseases, hectic, broken down patients. Symptoms come on Suddenly with cool, CLAMMY skin. Numbness of hands and legs when at rest. Continued chilliness.
Aranea Scinencia - Grey Spider - (constant twitching of under eyelids. Sleepiness. Worse in warm room.)
Pain in right trifacial nerve from periphery inwards
Confusion; Better by smoking in open air
Heat and flickering in eyes; worse in damp weather
Sudden violent pain in teeth at night immediately after lying down.≡ more ...
Pain in intercostal nerve from nerve endings to spine
Bright red hemorrhage from lungs ( Millefol.; Ferr)
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Stomach; Cramps after eating a little; epigastrium painful to pressure.
Colic returns same hours
Heaviness in lower abdomen, as of a stone
Arms and legs feel as if asleep.≡ more ...
Female; Menses too early, too copious
Distention of abdomen
Lumbo-abdominal neuralgia.≡ more ...
Bone-pains in extremities
Pain in Os calcis
sensation of swelling, and of parts going to sleep.≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Restless and waking, as if hands and forearms were swollen and heavy.≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Coldness, with pain in long bones, and feeling of stone in abdomen at the same hour daily
Chilly day and night; always worse during rain.
Periodic, recurring; recurring daily
recurring every third day
regular and distinct intervals
With fever, but chill predominating
long lasting chill; without heat, sweat or thirst
Shaking, shivering, rigors; without subsequent heat
without subsequent heat; or sweat
long-lasting (see succession of stages, fever)
not relieved by anything
without heat or sweat
without subsequent heat
Violent chill; without subsequent heat
Desire for warmth, which does not relieve
Heat absent≡ more ...
Lying down; inclination to lie down
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat≡ more ...