Crotalus HorridusRattlesnake, Crotalus, Crotulus
HPUS label indication: Lightheadedness
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 Crotalus Horridus based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Snake poisons are supposed to be chemically Can. hydrates of Soda and other salts. Alcohol is the natural solvent of these salts and is an antidote. Has a profound trophic action. Old age nutritional troubles. Low septic states. General disorganization of the blood, Hemorrhages and jaundice. A crotalin injection decreases the rate of coagulation of the blood. In epilepsy the average rate is far greater than in normal conditions. Blood decomposition, Hemorrhages (dark fluid that forms no clots), tendency to carbuncles, malignant scarlatina, Yellow fever, the plague, cholera, give opportunity to use this remedy. Hemorrhagic diathesis. Acts as a sedative. Sleeps into his symptoms. More right-sided in its action.
WORSE, right side; open air; evening and morning; in spring, coming on of warm weather; yearly; on awaking; damp and wet; Jar.
Compare: Bothrops; Naja (more nervous phenomena); Lachesis (more markedly wore on left side); Elaps (preferable in otorrhoea and affections of right lung); Crotalus Cascavella (thoughts and dreams of death. Paralysis of articulation, embarrassed stertorous breathing and semi-consciousness. A magnetic state is produced; cutting sensation all around eyeball.) Bungarus - krait - (poliomyelitis).
Antidote: Lach.; Alcohol. Radiant heat; Camphor.
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Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage)
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Delusions of cerebral decay.
Loquacious, with desire to escape
Weeping mood; clouded perception and memory; impatient
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Dull heavy occipital pain, on right side and right eye
Headache with pain in heart on lying on left side
Headache; must walk on tip-toe to avoid jarring.
Vertigo, with weakness and trembling
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Yellow color of eyes
Ciliary neuralgia; tearing, boring pain, as if a cut had been made around eyes
For absorption of intraocular hemorrhages, into the vitreous, but particularly for non-inflammatory retinal Hemorrhages
Blood oozes from ears
Bleeding from eyes
Feeling of stoppage in right ear.
Illusions; blue colors
Very sensitive to light, especially Lamp light
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Discharges from ear; blood
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Epistaxis, Blood black and stringy, ozaena, after exanthemata or syphilis.
Nose bleed; dark, black blood; and thin
Nose bleed; during fever; typhoid
Nose bleed; fluid blood
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Leaden-colored and yellow face
Lips swollen and numb
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Cancer of tongue with hemorrhage.
Fills up with saliva
Mouldy smell of breath
Bleeding; gums; easily
Tongue; movement of tongue; protruded
Spasmodic grinding of teeth at night
Tongue fiery red, dry in center, smooth and polished
Tongue red and small, but feels swollen
Tongue when protruding goes to right
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Dry, swollen, dark red
Gangrenous, with much swelling.
Spasm of oesophagus; cannot swallow any solid substance
External throat; clothing
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Distended, hot, and tender
Bladder; urge to urinate, but producing nothing; vomiting, purging and urinating
Stomach; desires, cravings; alcoholic drinks
Stomach; nausea; deathly
Stomach; vomiting; blood
Black or coffee-grounds vomiting
Cancer of stomach with vomiting of bloody, slimy mucus
Cannot lie on right side, without vomiting dark-green matter
Constant nausea and vomiting every month, after menstruation
Faintness and sinking at stomach
Gastritis in chronic alcoholism
Hungry, craves stimulants, sugar; averse to meat.
Intolerance of clothing about epigastrium
Pain in region of liver.
Stomach; Intolerance of clothing around stomach
Trembling, fluttering feeling below the epigastrium
Ulceration of the stomach
Unable to retain anything; violent vomiting of food; bilious vomiting, vomiting of blood
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Haemorrhage from anus
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Black, thin, offensive, like coffee-grounds
Blood oozes from rectum when standing or walking.
Intestinal hemorrhage; blood dark, fluid, non-coagulable
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Dark, bloody urine
Albuminous, dark, scanty ( Merc
Cannot keep legs still.
Dysmenorrhoea; pain extends down thighs, with aching in region of heart
Female; Prolonged menses
Female; metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding)
Painful drawing in uterine ligaments
Phlegmasia alba dolens
Puerperal fever; offensive lochia
Sensation as though uterus would drop out
Uterine hemorrhage with faintness at stomach
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Cough, with bloody expectoration
Difficult (dyspnea); constriction of larynx
Tickling from a dry spot in larynx.
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Skin; discoloration; spots; mottled
Heart; Action feeble, pulse tremulous
Palpitation, especially at menstrual period
Trembling feeling of heart.
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Hands tremble, swollen
Lower extremities go to sleep easily
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Dreams of the dead
Smothering sensation when awaking.
Starting in sleep
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Low bilious remittents
acet.) Cold sweats.
Cerebrospinal meningitis ( Cicuta
Continued fever; with haemorrhage
Septic fever (see infectious, continued, from childbirth, etc.)
Malignant fevers of a Hemorrhagic or putrescent character
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Hemorrhages from every part of body
Bad effects of vaccination
Boils, carbuncles, and eruptions are surrounded by purplish, mottled skin and oedema
Great sensitiveness of skin of Right half of body
Lymphangitis and septicaemia
Discoloration; bluish; spots
Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.
Sore sensation relieved by pressure.
Swelling and discoloration, skin tense and shows every tint of color, with excruciating pain
yellow color of the whole body
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At beginning of sleep
Blood vessels; septicaemia (blood poisoning - chills, fever, must lie down, inflammed lungs, liver, kidneys and other organs)
Haemorrhage; from orifices of the body
Swelling; of affected parts
Symptoms not symmetrical; right
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from slight exertion
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); sudden
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.