HelodermaGila Monster, Heloderma Horridus
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Heloderma may help, unprocessed Heloderma may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Heloderma in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The result of the bite is a benumbing paralysis like paralysis agitans or locomotor ataxia. There is no tetanic phase - a condition almost reverse in objective symptoms to Hydrocyanicum Acidum Hydrocy. Acid or Strychnia N/A . The most unusual action of the drug is noted upon the eyes of the mouse. The eyeball becomes more prominent and the cornea shows opacities. The exophthalmus is due to the pressure of the blood behind the eyeball (Boyd). Homeopathically, it is indicated in many forms of disease characterized by Great coldness - “;arctic” coldness. Cold waves from occiput to feet or ascending.
Compare: Lacerta - Green Lizard N/A (skin eruptions. Vesicles under tongue. Increased mental acumen. Difficult swallowing. Constant accumulation of saliva in the mouth. Nausea; Violent pressure in stomach). Camphora Camphor; Lachesis Lachesis.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indifference, apathy, etc.
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; in spelling
Memory; weakness of memory
Sensation as if would fall to right side
COLD band around head; cold pressure within the skull
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness
top of head (vertex)
Pain beginning in right ear, extending round back of head to left ear.
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; above left
Cold crawling feeling, as if facial muscles were tight.
Tongue cold, tender, and dry
Sensation of coldness; tongue
Cold feeling in lungs and in heart
Slow labored thumping of heart.
Coldness; region of heart
Movements in and of chest; trembling; heart (see fluttering)
Oppressed feeling; heart
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart
▲ BACK AND NECK
Coldness across scapulae
Burning along spine.
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); base of spine
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Numbness and trembling
Cyanosis of hands
Sensation as if walking on sponge, and as if feet were swollen
When walking, lifts feet higher than usual, and puts down heel hard
Feet cold as ice or burn
Stretching relieves pains in muscles and limbs.
Constriction; sensation as if bandaged; ankles
Movements and positions; incoordination; ataxia
jerking; lower limbs
trembling; lower limbs
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs
Skin; discoloration; hand; blueness
itching; like insects crawling on skin; lower limbs
night, in bed
▲ FEVER AND CHILL
Fever and chill
Cold rings around body
Cold waves ( Abies c.; Aconite Acon.) Cold spots
Temperature subnormal - 96° ( Camphora Camph.)
Paralysis; in chronic indigestion
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat