Crotalus Horridus

Crotalus Horridus symptoms of the homeopathy remedy from Keynotes and Red Line Symptoms by Adolph von Lippe. What are the symptoms of Crotalus Horridus? Keynote indications and uses of Crotalus Horridus…




      Is indicated in adynamic conditions that are characterized by a haemorrhagic tendency (Bl.).

Apoplectic convulsions in inebriates, haemorrhagic or broken down constitutions (A.).


Mouldy smell from the mouth (Nd.).

Is indicated in yellow fever, in the stage of black vomit, when there is low delirium, yellow skin, and oozing of blood from every orifice of the body (D.).

BLOOD EXUDES FROM THE EYES (Arnica, Both., Carbo vegetabilis, Lachesis, Nux vomica, Phosphorus) (N.).

Retinal haemorrhage (Arnica, Belladonna, Gloninum, Hamamelis, Lachesis, Merc-C., Phosphorus, Prun., Sulphur) (K.).

Tendency to carbuncles or blood boils (Anthracinum). (A.).

Stuffed feeling in the ears, worse in the right, associated with a feeling as if hot ear-wax was trickling out (F.).


BLOODY SWEAT (Cur., Lachesis, Lycopodium, Nux vomica, Petroleum) (A.).

Yellow colour of the conjunctiva (Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Sepia) (A.).

Sudden and great prostration of the vital forces (Arsenicum, Camph., Carbo vegetabilis, Phosphorus, Secale). (Bt.).

MALIGNANT JAUNDICE (Arsenicum, Bryonia, Chelidonium, China, Digitalis, Hepar, Iodium, Lachesis, Mercurius, Nat-S., Phosphorus, Sepia) (A.).

Fever always assumes the low typhoid form (Arsenicum, Baptisia, Hyoscyamus, Kali-P., Lachesis). (Bt.).

Purpura haemorrhagica: Blood comes on suddenly from all orifices, skin, nails and gums (A.).

Dark, besotted face (Baptisia, Gelsemium, Stramonium) (B.).

Most of the symptoms appear on the right side (left side–Lachesis) (Bt.).

Tongue: scarlet-red, or brown and swollen (Hr.).

Very foul breath, with swollen face (Hr.).

Malignant diphtheria or scarlatina; oedema or gangrene of the fauces or tonsils; pain worse from empty swallowing; if vomiting or diarrhoea come on (A.).

Severe frontal headache, with coma and delirium (Baptisia, Natrum muriaticum, Stramonium) (Bt.).

Cerebro-spinal-meningitis (Belladonna, Gelsemium, Hyoscyamus, Lachesis, Opium, Rhus toxicodendron, Stramonium, Verat-V.) (Bt.).

Fetid diarrhoea (Arsenicum, Baptisia, China, Graphites, Lachesis, Mercurius, Nat-S., Podophyllum, Sulphur) (Bt.).

Anxious, laboured breathing (Ant-T., Arsenicum, Lycopodium, Phosphorus, Veratrum) (Bt.).

Yellow colour of the whole body (C.).

Vertigo and trembling of the whole body (Agaricus, Kali-Br., Kali-P., Lachesis, Nux- V., Phosphorus, Sepia) (Bt.).

Vomiting: bilious, with anxiety and weak pulse; every mouth after menstruation; cannot lie on the right side or back without instantly producing dark, green vomiting (A.).

Sore pain from the pit of the stomach to the region of the liver, with qualmishness, nausea and vomiting of green, bilious matter (Nd.).

Diarrhoea: stools black, thin, like coffee-grounds; offensive; during yellow fever, cholera, typhoid or typhus (A.).

Bad effects of vaccination, insect-stings or dissecting wounds (Arsenicum) (A.).

Extremities inflamed, swollen and gangrenous (Arsenicum, Carbo vegetabilis, Lachesis, Secale) (C.).

Easily tired by slight exertion (Arsenicum) (C.).

INTESTINAL, HAEMORRHAGE: BLOOD DARK, FLUID, NON-COAGULABLE (Carbo vegetabilis, Lachesis, Nit- Ac., Phosphorus) (A.).

Weeping mood (Natrum muriaticum, Pulsatilla) (Br.).

Clouded perception and memory (Baptisia, Kali-P., Lycopodium, Opium) (Br.).

Vicarious menstruation (Bryonia, Ferrum, Lachesis, Phosphorus, Pulsatilla) (A.).

Malignant diseases of the uterus; great tendency to haemorrhage; blood dark, fluid and offensive (Lachesis, Secale) (A.).

Loquacious, with desire to escape (Hyoscyamus, Stramonium) (Br.).

Impatient (Chamomilla, Ignatia, Nux vomica, Sepia, Sulphur) (Br.).

Headache: must walk on tip-toe to avoid jarring (Br.).

Smothering sensation when awaking (Grindelia, Lachesis, Sulphur) (Br.).

Grinding teeth, during sleep (Arsenicum, Belladonna, Cannabis indica, Cina, Tuberculinum) (K.).

Delirium, especially at night (Arsenicum, Baptisia, Belladonna, Cantharis, Lachesis, Plb., Stramonium) (C.).


      From lying on right side; from falling to sleep; in warm weather; during spring; from alcohol; on awaking; and from jar.


      From motion.


      Compare: Arsenicum, Baptisia, Cantharis, Carbo vegetabilis, Elaps., Lachesis, Naja, Nit- Ac., Phosphorus, Pyrog., Sepia and tarent.

ANTIDOTES: Alcohol, Am-M., Camph., and Lachesis

Adolph Lippe
Adolph Lippe (born near Goerlitz, Prussia, 11 May 1812; died in Philadelphia, 23 January 1888) was a homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. Adolph got a legal education at Berlin. After completing his legal studies, Lippe became interested in homeopathy, and emigrated to the United States in 1837 to further his study. In 1838, he enrolled in the North American Academy of Homeopathy at Allentown, Pennsylvania, from where he graduated in 1841. He settled in Philadelphia, where from 1863 until 1868 he was professor of materia medica in the Homeopathic College of Pennsylvania. Besides some essays and treatises from the French, German, and Italian which became standards, Lippe was the author of:
Comparative Materia Medica (Philadelphia, 1854)
Text-Book of Materia Medica (1866)