HelodermaGila Monster, Heloderma Horridus
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 Heloderma based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
The result of the bite is a benumbing paralysis like paralysis agitans or locomotor ataxia. There is no tetanic Phase - a condition almost reverse in objective symptoms to Hydrocy. Acid or Strychnia. The most unusual action of the drug is noted upon the eyes of the mouse. The eyeball becomes more prominent and the cornea shows opacities. The exophthalmus is due to the pressure of the blood behind the eyeball (Boyd). Homeopathically, it is indicated in many forms of disease characterized by Great coldness - “;arctic” coldness. Cold waves from occiput to feet or ascending.
Compare: Lacerta - Green Lizard (skin eruptions. Vesicles under tongue. Increased mental acumen. Difficult swallowing. Constant accumulation of saliva in the mouth. Nausea; Violent pressure in stomach). Camphor; Lachesis.
Thirtieth potency.COLD band around head; cold pressure within the skullEyelids heavyPain beginning in right ear, extending round back of head to left ear.Sensation as if would fall to right sideVery depressedCold crawling feeling, as if facial muscles were tight.Breath cold.Swallowing difficultTongue cold, tender, and dryVery thirstyCold feeling in lungs and in heartSlow labored thumping of heart.Burning along spine.Coldness across scapulaeCock’s gaitColdnessCyanosis of handsFeet cold as ice or burnNumbness and tremblingSensation as if walking on sponge, and as if feet were swollenStaggering gaitStretching relieves pains in muscles and limbs.When walking, lifts feet higher than usual, and puts down heel hardchill;Arctic coldnessInternal coldness, as if frozen to deathCold rings around bodyCold waves ( Abies c.; Acon.) Cold spotsTemperature subnormal - 96° ( Camph.)skin; coldness;generalities; temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat;
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.