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 (i.e. symptoms) of Toxicophis in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Toxicophis pugnax, B. and G.
Common name, Moccasin.≡ show all authors ...
Pulse accelerated, full, regular, easily compressible (after one hour),≡ show all authors ...
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Right leg oedematous, considerably larger than the left (after one hour),
A few drops of a limpid fluid came from the wounds (after one hour),
The leg became painful and swelled rapidly, the swelling extending to the hip, attended with high irritative fever (after half an hour),
For several years the pains were confined to the knee of the limb bitten; in a few years it left the knee and seized the hip, and finally it attacked the shoulder, the last attack being very slight,≡ show all authors ...
1, Wm. Ingalls, Bost. Med. and Surg. Journ., vol. 27, 1842, p. 170, a strong healthy man was bitten on the right ankle; 2, Wm. Stockbridge, Bost. Med. and Surg. Journ., vol. 29, p. 42, Mr. --- was bitten on the leg when he was ten years old; 3, same, a second case.≡ show all authors ...
For the last eighteen years he has had an annual recurrence of symptoms, attended with severe pain, but not accompanied with swelling; it occurred at precisely the same time of the year, continued several days, but decreasing in severity every succeeding year,
Every year the symptoms have returned with less intensity and with an absence of swelling,
Skin rather dry (after one hour),≡ more ...