Viscum AlbumMistletoe, Viscum albam
in 3C-200C, 3X-200X, 1M-50M, from $6.50
HPUS label indication: Tearing pain
Below are the strongest indications of Viscum Album in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Blue rings around eyes
Buzzing and stopped-up feeling in ear
Deafness from cold
Facial muscles in constant agitation
Feeling as if whole vault of skull were lifted up
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Climacteric complaints ( Lach
.) Pain from sacrum into pelvis, with tearing, shooting pains from above downwards
Female; Hemorrhage, with pain; blood partly clots and bright red
Ovaralgia, especially left.
Retained placenta ( Secale
.) Chronic endometritis
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
ASTHMA, if connected with gout or rheumatism
Dyspnoea; Feeling of suffocating when lying on left side
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Failing compensation, dyspnoea worse lying on left side
Heart; Hypertrophy with valvular insufficiency; pulse small and weak; unable to rest in a reclining positions
Palpitation during coitus
Weight and oppression of heart; as if a hand were squeezing it; ticking sensation about heart.
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
A GLOW rises from the feet to the head; seems to be on fire
Compressing pain in feet.
Dropsy of extremities
General tremor, as if all muscles were in state of fibrillary contraction
Itching all over
Pains alternate in the knee and ankle with shoulder and elbow
Periodic pains from sacrum into pelvis, Worse in bed, with pains into thighs and upper extremities
Sensation of a spider crawling over back of hand and foot
tearing, shooting pains in both thighs and upper extremities
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Convulsions; without consciousness
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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.
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.