ViperaThe German Viper, Vipera Berus
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 Vipera based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Viper poisoning causes a temporary increase in reflexes, paresis supervenes, a paraplegia of the lower extremities extending upwards. Resembles acute ascending paralysis of Landry ( Wells). Has special action on kidneys and induces hematuria. Cardiac dropsy.
Indicated in inflammation of veins with great swelling; Bursting sensation. enlargement of liver. Ailments of menopause. Oedema of glottis. Poly-neuritis, polio-myelitis.
Pelius berus - Adder ( Prostration and fainting, faltering pulse, skin yellow, Pain about navel. Swelling of arm, tongue, right eye; giddiness, nervousness, faintness, sickness, compression of chest, could not breathe properly or take a deep breath; aching and stiffness of limbs, joints stiff, collapsed feeling, great thirst.) Eel Serum (heart and kidney diseases. Failure of compensation and impending asystole).
Twelfth potency.Excessively swollenLips and tongue swollen, livid, protrudingSpeech difficult.Tongue dry, brown, blackViolent pain in enlarged liver, with jaundice and fever; extends to shoulder and hip.When they are allowed to hand down, it seems as if they would burst, and the pain is unbearable ( diad.) varicose veins and acute phlebitisextremities, limbs; fullness; hand; veins of hand;Patient is obliged to keep the extremities elevatedSevere cramps in lower extremities.Veins swollen, sensitive; bursting painLividLymphangioma, boils, carbuncles, with Bursting sensation, relieved by elevating parts.Skin peels in large plates
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.