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.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
COLD band around head; cold pressure within the skull
Pain beginning in right ear, extending round back of head to left ear.
Sensation as if would fall to right side
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Cold crawling feeling, as if facial muscles were tight.
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
Tongue cold, tender, and dry
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Cold feeling in lungs and in heart
Slow labored thumping of heart.
▲ ▼ BACK (click for more)
Burning along spine.
Coldness across scapulae
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Cyanosis of hands
Feet cold as ice or burn
Numbness and trembling
Sensation as if walking on sponge, and as if feet were swollen
Stretching relieves pains in muscles and limbs.
When walking, lifts feet higher than usual, and puts down heel hard
▲ ▼ CHILL (click for more)
▲ ▼ FEVER (click for more)
Internal coldness, as if frozen to death
Cold rings around body
Cold waves ( Abies c.; Acon
.) Cold spots
Temperature subnormal - 96° ( Camph
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
generalities; temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat;
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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.