Viscum AlbumMistletoe, Viscum albam
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 Viscum Album based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Lowered blood pressure. Dilated blood vessels but does not act on the centers in the medulla. Pulse is slow due to central irritation of the vagus.
The symptoms point especially to rheumatic and gouty complaints; neuralgia, especially sciatica. Epilepsy, CHOREA, and metrorrhagia. Rheumatic deafness. asthma. Spinal pains, due to uterine causes. Rheumatism with Tearing pains. Hypertensive albuminuria. Valvular disease, with disturbances in sexual sphere. Symptoms like epileptic aura and petit mal.
WORSE, winter, cold, stormy weather; in bed. Movement; lying on left side.
Compare: Secale; Convallar.; Bry.; Puls.; Rhodod. guipsine - active principle - (exalts the hypotensive properties of Viscum). Hedera Helix - Ivy - (Inter cranial pressure).
Tincture and lower potencies.Blue rings around eyesBuzzing and stopped-up feeling in earDeafness from coldDouble visionFacial muscles in constant agitationFeeling as if whole vault of skull were lifted upPersistent vertigo.Climacteric complaints ( Lach.; Sulph.) Pain from sacrum into pelvis, with tearing, shooting pains from above downwardsFemale; Hemorrhage, with pain; blood partly clots and bright redMetrorrhagiaOvaralgia, especially left.Retained placenta ( Secale.) Chronic endometritisSpasmodic coughASTHMA, if connected with gout or rheumatismDyspnoea; Feeling of suffocating when lying on left sideStertorous breathing.Failing compensation, dyspnoea worse lying on left sideHeart; Hypertrophy with valvular insufficiency; pulse small and weak; unable to rest in a reclining positionsLow tensionPalpitation during coitusWeight and oppression of heart; as if a hand were squeezing it; ticking sensation about heart.SciaticaA GLOW rises from the feet to the head; seems to be on fireCompressing pain in feet.Dropsy of extremitiesGeneral tremor, as if all muscles were in state of fibrillary contractionItching all overPains alternate in the knee and ankle with shoulder and elbowPeriodic pains from sacrum into pelvis, Worse in bed, with pains into thighs and upper extremitiesSensation of a spider crawling over back of hand and foottearing, shooting pains in both thighs and upper extremitiesgeneralities; convulsions; epileptic;generalities; convulsions; epileptic;generalities; convulsions; without consciousness;
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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.