VALERIANA signs and symptoms from the Characteristic Materia Medica by William Burt of the homeopathic medicine VALERIANA …


Through the cerebro-spinal system, it especially acts upon the motor nerves.


Excessive nervous excitability, in hysterical temperaments.

Especially suited to hysterical females, where the intellectual faculties predominate.

Sensation as of something warm rising in the throat, arresting breathing.:.

Feels a sensation as if a thread was hanging down in the throat, with tickling deep in her throat.

White lips, body icy cold; with faintness.

Vertigo in hysterical females.

Spasms of the stomach, in lymphatic, hysterical females, with me it has acted like a charm.

Hysterical spasms: fearfulness, and tremulousness, with palpitation of the heart.

Hysterical dyspnoea and chorea.

Neuralgia, the pain is unbearable.

Sciatica; the pain is unbearable while standing, with a feeling as if the thigh would break off.-RAUE.

This is one of the best remedies we have for hysteria, in many of its forms.

William Burt
William H. Burt, MD
Characteristic materia medica Published 1873
Physiological materia medica, containing all that is known of the physiological action of our remedies; together with their characteristic indications and pharmacology. Published 1881