CICUTA VIROSA – Homeopathic Medicine

CICUTA VIROSA homeopathic drug picture symptoms from A Primer of Materia Medica by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathy remedy CICUTA VIROSA…


      Convulsions, with distortions of the limbs; body bent as in opisthotonos; frightful distortions, with unconsciousness; with dark redness of face, blue lips and bloody froth from mouth; spasmodic hiccough, with screaming and redness of the face, unconsciousness and distorted limbs. General weariness. Pain in various places as from a blow.

Clinical. Convulsions from various causes, injuries, after opium, chorea-like, epileptiform, tetanic, puerperal, from worms, from indigestion, with insensibility, staring eyes, with jerking of eyeball, muscles of the face and whole body, face red, hot, sweaty; or with the convulsion violent opisthotonos, tetanic rigidity of the whole body, eyes fixed at one point, and frothing at the mouth, with spasmodic breathing; spasms brought on by the slightest jar, etc.


      Delirium; singing, dancing grotesquely, shouting, weeping, moaning and howling. Solicitude for the future. Sadness, with weeping and howling. Misanthropy: mistrusts people. Hallucinations, with heat of the body and desire for wine. It seemed as though he was a child, seven years of age. Confuses the present with the past.


      Vertigo, with reeling and falling to the ground. Stupefying pain in the forehead, (<) at rest. One-sided stupefying headache as from a rush of blood, (>) sitting upright. Clinical. Vertigo, with gastralgia; vomiting, with muscular spasms and tendency to convulsions. Sudden violent shocks through head and whole body, with jerking, premonitory of spasms. Suppurating eruptions and pustules, larger than the head of a pin, which became confluent, with infiltration, etc. Basilar meningitis. Cerebro-spinal meningitis, with convulsions; many cases. Effects of concussion of the brain especially convulsions.


      Pupils dilated and insensible; sometimes contracted, then dilated A staring look, as though at one object, which however, is not distinctly seen. While attempting to stand objects seem to approach and recede. While staring at one point the head gradually sinks forward, so that the eyes become directed upward. Objects seem double and back.

Clinical. Commencing strabismus, periodic, spasmodic, or after convulsions.



Clinical. Haemorrhage from the ears in cerebral troubles. Deafness of old people, with sudden detonation in ears, especially on swallowing. Suppurating burning eruption on and about the ears.


      Nostrils seem stopped. Yellow discharge from the nose. (Nostrils ulcerated, with a yellow, purulent discharge.).


      Clinical. Eruptions about corners of the mouth, beginning like honey-colored crusts, with burning and itching; the crusts extended to the chin, became thick and “fat,” sometimes with swollen glands.


      Sore on margin of tongue, painful to touch. Tongue swollen and white, with painful, burning ulcers on the margins. Speech difficult; when talking there frequently comes a jerk of the head with which he seems to swallow the syllables.


      Inability to swallow, as though the throat were internally grown together. Throat dry.

Clinical. Spasms of oesophagus from worms; the child cannot swallow, strangling on attempting to swallow.


      Desire for coal. Extreme thirst (with convulsion). Hiccough. Burning in the pit of the stomach. Throbbing. Contraction, so that there was a ball the size of the fist in the region of the stomach. Nausea in the morning after eating. Vomiting of blood.


      Rumbling and roaring in the bowels. Heat and burning in the abdomen. Colic, with convulsions.


      Diarrhoea, with irresistible urging to urinate.

Urinary Organs

      Frequent desire to urinate; profuse urine. Involuntary micturition. Spurting of urine.

Respiratory Organs

      Loss of breath on account of spasms in the pectoral muscles. A feeling of tightness in the chest, so that she could scarcely breathe. Burning in the chest. A bruised or sore pain at lower end of the sternum.

Neck and Back

      Cramplike tension in the muscles of the neck on turning the head; is difficult to turn the head back again. Back bent backward, like an arch. Pain on the inner surface of scapulae. Tearing jerking in the coccyx.


      Spasmodic distortion. Sudden cramps that throw the patient some distance. Cramplike drawing in the arms and hands. Spasmodic closure of the hand. Jerking in the fingers. Hands become weak, so that he cannot hold anything. Jerking of the lower extremities. Spasmodic stretching out and jerking of the legs.


      Eruptions, especially about the face, mouth and hands, become purulent and form thick, yellow crusts, with burning pain when touched. A red vesicle forms on the right scapula, which is painful to touch.


      Frequent waking, with general perspiration always, from which, however, he is refreshed. Vivid, unremembered dreams, or of the events of the previous day.


      Chilliness; constant desire to be near a warm stove. Sweat at night, particularly on the abdomen.

TF Allen
Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)

Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.