VERATRINUM symptoms from Manual of the Homeopathic Practice by Charles Julius Hempel. What are the uses of the homeopathy remedy VERATRINUM…


-Burning in the stomach, ptyalism, loathing, nausea, colic, diarrhoea, increased urging to urinate, wet, spasmodic symptoms, increased menstruation, dull pains, shooting sensations in the back, in various portions of muscles, and in the points, resembling electric sensations.

Dull, afterwards burning pain in the lower part of the small of the back; afterwards increase stool, accompanied with painful sensation in the abdomen, and sometimes with painful twitching in the lower extremities; stools of a watery mucous consistence; dryness of the mouth, burning unquenchable is; nausea vomiting, slimy, bloody stool; burning in the praecordia; scanty emission of thick and red urine; coldness in the extremities, with trembling and insensibility; great unsteadiness during motion; vertigo, delirium; paralytic of single limbs.


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Constant sickness at the stomach; oppressions of the chest, electric shocks through the chest and epigastrium; painful twitching in the limbs. Miscarriage in the thirst mouth. Strangury and ischuria renalis. Transitory photophobia and spasm, of the eye-brows.

Vomiturition, diarrhoea, increased secretion of bile, slow circulation, impeded respiration, diminished animal heat, disturbance of the senses- communis, alternation of the quality of the blood. Larger doses affect the voluntary muscles, producing weakness, convulsions and tetanus. Intense feeling of pain, extending over all the peripheral nerves of he abdomen; drawing along he spinal marrow, convulsions, great anguish, orthopnoea; nausea and vomiting, and in describable sensation of malaise. Nausea, disposition to vomit, anguish, vertigo, and complete loss of appetite. Ptyalism; intolerable acridity in the mouth and pharynx.

Charles Julius Hempel
Charles Julius Hempel (5 September 1811 Solingen, Prussia - 25 September 1879 Grand Rapids, Michigan) was a German-born translator and homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. While attending medical lectures at the University of New York, where he graduated in 1845, he became associated with several eminent homeopathic practitioners, and soon after his graduation he began to translate some of the more important works relating to homeopathy. He was appointed professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1857.