Viscum AlbumMistletoe, Viscum albam
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Viscum Album may help, unprocessed Viscum Album may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) 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.
Tincture and lower potencies.
▲ MODALITIES ETC
WORSE, winter, cold, stormy weather; in bed. Movement; lying on left side.
Compare: Secale Cornutum Secale; Convallaria Majalis Convallar.; Bryonia Bry.; Pulsatilla Puls.; Rhodod. guipsine - active principle - (exalts the hypotensive properties of Viscum). Hedera Helix Hedera Helix - Ivy - (Inter cranial pressure).
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; illusions of fantasy
As if in a dream
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); violent, intense feeling
unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Talking, conversation; speech; incoherent
Thoughts (see preoccupied); frightful thoughts
frightful thoughts; night, on waking
automatic conduct (see mental insensibility)
▲ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS
Feeling as if whole vault of skull were lifted up
Blue rings around eyes
Buzzing and stopped-up feeling in ear
Deafness from cold
Facial muscles in constant agitation
Pain, headache; walking; while walking slowly
Heart; Hypertrophy with valvular insufficiency; pulse small and weak; unable to rest in a reclining positions
Palpitation during coitus
Failing compensation, dyspnoea worse lying on left side
Weight and oppression of heart; as if a hand were squeezing it; ticking sensation about heart.
Heart; palpitations; during sexual intercourse
Dyspnoea; Feeling of suffocating when lying on left side
ASTHMA, if connected with gout or rheumatism
Difficult (dyspnea); while lying; lying on the left side
▲ GENITALS ETC
Female; Hemorrhage, with pain; blood partly clots and bright red
Retained placenta ( Secale Cornutum Secale.) Chronic endometritis
Ovaralgia, especially left.
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Pains alternate in the knee and ankle with shoulder and elbow
tearing, shooting pains in both thighs and upper extremities
A GLOW rises from the feet to the head; seems to be on fire
Periodic pains from sacrum into pelvis, Worse in bed, with pains into thighs and upper extremities
General tremor, as if all muscles were in state of fibrillary contraction
Dropsy of extremities
Sensation of a spider crawling over back of hand and foot
Itching all over
Compressing pain in feet.
Sensation of extremities glowing, from foot to head
Movements and positions; convulsion; upper limbs; right to left
Convulsions; right side of body; to left
rapid muscle spasm
twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)