Veratrum VirideWhite American Hellebore, Ver v
HPUS label indication: Fever
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 Veratrum Viride based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Paroxysms of auricular fibrillation. Induces fall of both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Congestions, especially to lungs, base of brain, with nausea and vomiting. Twitchings and convulsions. Especially adapted to full-blooded, plethoric persons. Great prostration. Rheumatism of heart. Bloated, livid face. Furious delirium. Effects of sunstroke. Esophagitis ( Farrington.) Verat. VIR, will raise the opsonic index against the Diploccus pneumonia, 70 to 109 per Cent. Congestive stage and early manifestations of hepatization in pneumonia. Zigzag temperature. Clinically, it is known that such diseases as Tiegel’s contracture, Thompson’s Disease, athetosis and pseudo-hypertrophic muscular paralysis present a symptomatology quite like that produced by Veratrum VIR upon muscular tissue ( A. E. Hinsdale, M.d.)
Fifth to sixth potency.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; lamenting, regretting
Quarrelsome and delirious.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Convulsive twitching of facial muscles ( Agaricus.) Vertigo with nausea.
Pain from nape of neck; cannot hold head up
Bloated, livid face
Congestion intense, almost apoplectic
Head retracted, Pupils dilated, double vision
Hot head, bloodshot eyes
Sunstroke; head full, throbbing arteries ( Bell
.) Face flushed
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Skin; discoloration; bluish
Skin; discoloration; red
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
Discoloration; tongue; red; stripe down centre
Pain; as if burnt; tongue
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue
Tongue white or yellow, With red streak down the middle
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Pain above pelvis, with soreness.
Burning in stomach and oesophagus.
Hiccough; excessive and painful, with Spasms of esophagus
Stomach; vomiting; after drinking; cold water
Constrictive pain; increased by warm drinks
Nausea and vomiting
Smallest quantity of food or drink immediately rejected
▲ ▼ STOOL (click for more)
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
Scanty with cloudy sediment.
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Female; Rigid os ( Bell
.) Puerperal fever
Female; pain; sore, tenderness; womb
Suppressed menstruation, with congestion to head ( BELL.) Menstrual colic before the appearance of the discharge with strangury.
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Congestion of lungs
Menstrual colic before the appearance of the discharge with strangury.
Pneumonia, with faint feeling in stomach and violent congestion
Sensation of a heavy load on chest
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Aching pain in back of neck and shoulders
Beating of pulses throughout body, especially in right thigh.
Heart; Pulse Slow, soft, weak, irregular, intermittent
Rapid pulse, low tension ( Tabac
.) Constant, dull, burning pain in region of heart
Severe pain in joints and muscles
Violent electric-like shocks in limbs
▲ ▼ BACK (click for more)
Pain; piercing, stabbing; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; piercing, stabbing; lumbar (lower half of back); like thrusts
Pulsating; neck; during period
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Swollen; knee; hot
▲ ▼ CHILL (click for more)
▲ ▼ FEVER (click for more)
Antidotes Strychnin - fluid extract, 20-40 drops.
Localised; cerebro-spinal fever
Hyperthermia in the evening and hyperthermia in the morning
Suppurative fevers with great variation of temperature
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▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Erysipelas, with cerebral symptoms
Itching in various parts
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Pulse; heavy; and slow
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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.