Veratrum Viride

Veratrum Viride symptoms of the homeopathy remedy from Homeopathic Drug Pictures by M.L. Tyler. What are the symptoms of Veratrum Viride? Keynote indications and personality traits of Veratrum Viride…


      Quarrelsome and delirious

Dilated pupils.

Face flushed. Dry mouth, and lips, dry all day.

Tongue somewhat red in centre.

Tongue (coated yellow) with red streak in centre.

Tongue white or yellow with red streak down middle; dry or moist, with white or yellow coating, or no coating on either side. Feels scalded.


Menstrual colic, with dysmenorrhoea; much nausea and vomiting; plethora; cerebral congestion.

Suppressed menses, with cerebral congestion.

Pneumonia, pulse hard, strong, quick; engorgement of lungs, with faint feeling in stomach, nausea, vomiting:- or slow, or intermittent pulse.

Congestions, especially to base of brain chest, spine and stomach.

Pain and soreness just above the pelvis.


      Immense green circles appear round candle, which as vertigo comes on, turn to red.

Hiccough; almost constant; painful, with spasms upper end of oesophagus.

Vomiting, long-continued, of glairy mucus, after food; painful empty retching, with inflammatory and cerebral diseases; smallest quantity of food or drink is immediately rejected; with collapse, very slow pulse and cold sweat. Puerperal convulsions; furious delirium; arterial excitement; cold clammy sweat. Hands and feet shrivelled.

Convulsions with mania.

Breathing; laboured must sit up, cold sweat of face; difficult convulsive, almost to suffocation; sensation of a heavy load on chest.

Pleurisy; holds side. “can’t breathe” stitching pain (Bryonia)

Bathed in cold perspiration. (Compare Veratrum alb.)

Chorea; twitchings and contortions of body, unaffected by sleep. (Reverse of Agar)

Head jerking or continually nodding, is peculiar here. Makes faces; bobs head face livid and covered with cold sweat.

When rising makes a series of springs, apparently from impossibility of raising one foot from the ground without lifting the other. Sensation : as if head would burst: as if stomach tightly drawn against spine (Compare Plumb, Platina).

As if damp clothing on arms and legs (Sepia).

Tongue as if scalded: a load on chest. Excruciating pain lower part stomach.

As if boiling water were poured over parts.

Dreams of water.

Margaret Lucy Tyler
Margaret Lucy Tyler, 1875 – 1943, was an English homeopath who was a student of James Tyler Kent. She qualified in medicine in 1903 at the age of 44 and served on the staff of the London Homeopathic Hospital until her death forty years later. Margaret Tyler became one of the most influential homeopaths of all time. Margaret Tyler wrote - How Not to Practice Homeopathy, Homeopathic Drug Pictures, Repertorising with Sir John Weir, Pointers to some Hayfever remedies, Pointers to Common Remedies.