Therapeutic use of homeopathic remedy Tarentula Hispania described by E.B. Nash in his book Leaders in Homeopathic Therapeutics, published in 1898….

This spider poison has like other spider poisons very positive nervous symptoms, It acts upon the uterus and ovaries, and upon the female sexual organs generally. “In case of hyperaesthesia or congestion of these organs, which set up a general hysterical condition, states simulating spinal restlessness, and impressibility to excitements, music, especially, where there is constant inclination to keep the hands busy (KALI BROMATUM.,) and again especially if accompanied by sexual desire or pruritus of the genitals, TARANTULA is able to accomplish much.” Choreaic conditions, which are often the outcome of an advanced stage of the above described nervous condition, are peculiarly amenable to this remedy. Twitching or jerking of the muscles in conjunction with other troubles should always call to mind this remedy, with which such jerkings are so characteristic. It has a restlessness in women similar to the restlessness in men of PHOSPHORUS, viz., cannot keep quiet in any position; must keep in motion, through walking worse all the symptoms. This remedy is not yet as thoroughly understood as it should be. Another spider ought to be mentioned in this connection, viz., the.

Dr. E.B. Nash 1838- 1917, was considered one of our finest homeopaths and teachers. He was Prof. of Materia Medica at the N.Y. Homoeopathic Medical College and President of International Hahnemannian Assoc. His book Leaders in Homoeopathic Therapeutics is a classic. This article is from: :The Medical Advance - A monthly magazine of homoeopathic medicine - edited and published by H.C. Allen, M. D.