Veratrum VirideWhite American Hellebore, Ver v
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Veratrum Viride may help, unprocessed Veratrum Viride may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Veratrum Viride in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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.) Veratrum Album Verat. VIR, will raise the opsonic index against the Diploccus pneumonia, 70 to 109 per Cent N/A . 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.
Quarrelsome and delirious.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
unhappy; lamenting, regretting
Convulsive twitching of facial muscles ( Agaricus.) Vertigo with nausea.
Congestion intense, almost apoplectic
Hot head, bloodshot eyes
Bloated, livid face
Head retracted, Pupils dilated, double vision
Pain from nape of neck; cannot hold head up
Tongue white or yellow, With red streak down the middle
Discoloration; tongue; red; stripe down centre
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue
as if burnt; tongue
Heart; Pulse Slow, soft, weak, irregular, intermittent
Aching pain in back of neck and shoulders
Severe pain in joints and muscles
Violent electric-like shocks in limbs
Beating of pulses throughout body, especially in right thigh.
Congestion of lungs
Sensation of a heavy load on chest
Pneumonia, with faint feeling in stomach and violent congestion
Menstrual colic before the appearance of the discharge with strangury.
Erysipelas, with cerebral symptoms
Itching in various parts
neck; during period
Pain; piercing, stabbing; lumbar (lower half of back)
piercing, stabbing; lumbar (lower half of back); like thrusts
Constrictive pain; increased by warm drinks
Hiccough; excessive and painful, with Spasms of esophagus
Burning in stomach and oesophagus.
Pain above pelvis, with soreness.
Smallest quantity of food or drink immediately rejected
Nausea and vomiting
Stomach; vomiting; after drinking; cold water
Scanty with cloudy sediment.
Female; pain; sore, tenderness; womb
Suppressed menstruation, with congestion to head ( BELL.) Menstrual colic before the appearance of the discharge with strangury.
Fever and chill
Hyperthermia in the evening and hyperthermia in the morning
Suppurative fevers with great variation of temperature
Localised; cerebro-spinal fever
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
heavy; and slow