Are you suffering from Vertigo? Dr. Tyler tells us the BEST homeopathic medicines for the treatment of Vertigo….

Conium [Con]

      A very great remedy of vertigo – of its kind.

Vertigo, turning or moving head, turning eyes.

Sensation of turning in a circle.

Lying, as if bed turned in a circle. Vertigo on turning eyes when lying.

Vertigo turning in bed : looking round : –

When rising from a seat :-

When watching moving objects.

Cannot endure the slightest alcoholic drink.

Curious symptoms : sweats, day and night, on closing eyes.

Sanguinaria [Sang]

      Dizzy: cannot turn quickly without fear of falling.

Vertigo with long-continued nausea and head-ache: then spasmodic vomiting.

With sensation of some hard heavy substance in stomach.

Vertigo on quickly turning head looking up: lying down : during sleep.

Rush of blood to head with dizziness; feels sick and faint : would fall if she rose from sitting.

(One of the “sick-headache” remedies.)

Vertigo in cold weather.

Aconite [Acon]

      Vertigo : on rising up from lying; red face becomes deathly pale; or, becomes dizzy, falls : and fears to rise again; with nausea.

Vanishing of sight, or unconsciousness.

Vertigo, from fall or concussion : after a fright : anxious as if dying : must lie down.

Vertigo from congestion, as in the sun ( Belladonna): on stooping : staggers to right.

Ailments with anxiety and restlessness.

“Aconite is a great storm and soon over.”

“A woman runs up suddenly against a dog and becomes violently dizzy. Vertigo that comes on from fear: from sudden fear.”

N.B.- Manipulation of neck-atlas-will often cure vertigo.

Bryonia [Bry]

      Vertigo, rising; from a seat, or from lying.

Dizzy and faint on rising head.

Worse from least motion.

Vertigo and confusion on least motion.

Typically, tongue dry : constipation with hard dry stools.

Thirst for large drinks. White tongue : irritable. Better left alone.

Curious symptoms, sinking with, or through bed. (Comp. Thuja.)

Tendency to run backwards. (Comp. Camph. monobrom.).

Nux vomica [Nux-v]

      Vertigo : rising from seat or bed ( Aconite, etc.) : or raising head ( Bryonia).

Vertigo with vanishing of sight and hearing :

At night, wakes him from sleep.

After stooping: when looking up : must clutch something to avoid falling.

Objects seem to move round him.

Falls forward- to one side-backward as if brain turning in circle : room whirling.

Reeling in a.m.; after dinner; red hot face, vision obscured: staggering.

From digestive disturbances; constipation; sedentary habits; alcohol; smoking, smell of flowers gas; from mental over- exertion. (Comp. Phosphorus)

Nux vomica, typically, is irritable: oversensitive: drowsy p.c. Chilly if uncovers or moves.

Better for sleep. Red face.

Belladonna [Bell]

      A remedy of suddenness : of violence.

Has quickness of sensation : of motion.

Pains come and go suddenly.

Blood goes to head, with vertigo.

Vertigo with pulsations in head, dilated pupils nausea.

As if being rocked : when lying down : as if bed bounced her up and down.

When stooping : at night : turning in bed : with every change of position.

As if sinking with, or through bed ( Bryonia, comp. Thuja).

Tends to fall to left, or backwards. Objects sway to and fro.

Phosphorus [Phos]

      Vertigo: looking upwards, downwards.

On rising from a seat : on moving head.

Sensation, as if looking down.

Chairs seems to rise with him.

Sensation, as if would fall forwards.

Staggers while walking. Everything turns.

Worse lying on left side.

Worse mental exertion : smell of flowers ( Nux).

Typical Phosphorus tall, thin; craves cold drinks : ices : salt.

Fears thunder, the dark : being alone.

Natrum muriaticum [Nat-m]

      Vertigo with flickering before eyes. Objects turn round.

Tends to fall forward.

After coffee, tea, alcohol, tobacco ( Nux).

From starting eyes or close study.

Typical Nat. mur. weeps, but no one must see: sad, reserved. Craves salt.

Opium [Op]

      Great vertigo compels him to lie down.

As if all went round in a circle with him.

Giddy intoxication : staggers hither and thither.

Vertigo from injuries to head : after fright.

As if flying or hovering in air (rev. of Bryonia, etc.).

Fainting turns with vertigo rising from bed: with return of animation on lying down.

Secale [Sec]

      Vertigo : constantly increasing :stupefaction.

Reeling : inability to stand upright.

Head, esp. occiput, feels light ( Gelsemium, rev. of Tabac). Unsteady gait.

Typical Secale is emaciated, withered, wrinkled; with unhealthy skin.

Externally icy-cold; yet burns internally.

Numbness; tingling; crawling; cramping.

Onosmodium [Onos]

      Fears to look down, lest she fall down (Comp. Gelsemium) that she might fall into fire: “inspite of all his will power, did fall into fire.”

Inco-ordination. Misjudges distances.

Staggering. Feels as walking on cotton.

Curious symptom : headache worse in the dark.

Camphor monobromide [Camph-mbr]

      Feels he is journeying in one direction when actually moving in the opposite.

Imagines that he is turned round, going north instead of south.

Feels he is going in wrong direction : though house numbers show he is not.

China [Chin]

      Dizziness and fainting after loss of blood.

Vertigo, head tends to sink backwards : worse moving and walking : better lying down.

Salicylicum acidum [Sal-ac]

      Vertigo, tends to left side, while surrounding objects seem falling to right.

Auditory nerve vertigo.(Meniere’s disease.)

Comes and goes from no known cause.

Noises in ear. (?) deafness.

Lycopodium [Lyc]

      Nausea : everything turning round: dreads falling.

Vertigo while drinking : in hot room ( Pulsatilla): rising from seat : from bed. Reels back and forth.

Gets hot, face reddens, eyes dim and watery.

Flatulence and distension: has to loosen clothing about waist. Worse cold drinks.

Lycopodium has the 4-8 p.m. aggravations.

Dulcamara [Dulc]

      Momentary vertigo, with darkness before eyes.

At noon, before eating, while walking, giddy, as if all objects remained standing before him, and as if it become black before eyes.

On rising, almost fell: with weakness and trembling.

Tabacum [Tab]

      Vertigo: excessive heaviness of head (rev. of Secale).

Qualmishness stomach : deathlike paleness of face : weakness, to loss of consciousness.

Better in open air, and by vomiting.

Vertigo on rising, and looking upwards.

From immoderate smoking of cigars ( Nux).

Excessive vertigo with copious ( cold) sweat.

Deathly nausea with violent vomiting : worse least movement. Worse opening eyes.

Gelsemium [Gels]

      Head feels light and large, with vertigo.

Dizziness with blurring of vision: gradually increasing. Spreads from occiput over head: pupils dilated ( Belladonna); sight dim: from heat of sun, or summer.

Seems intoxicated when trying to move.

Worse from smoking ( Nux).

Giddiness, with loss of sight, chilliness, quick pulse: double sight.

Muscles refuse to obey will : giddy : confused; loss of co- ordination.

Sensation of falling. Child clings to nurse, or crib; screams with fear of falling ( Borax).

(Case: child with this fear of falling : must hold to something firm-not even to her mother. After Gelsemium she was climbing trees.).

Ferrum [Ferr]

      Face fiery red (Comp. Belladonna) feet cold: with vertigo worse rising from lying or sitting ( Aconite).

From walking over a bridge, or by running water, or riding in a car carriage.

Argentum metallicum [Arg-m]

      Crawling and whirling in head, as if drunken.

When looking at running water, is giddy.

Or when crossing running water. (Comp. Conium).

Argentum nitricum [Arg-n]

      Vertigo looking at high buildings.

Has great fear of high places.

Craves sugar and sweets, which disagree.

Pulsatilla [Puls]

      Excessive -violent vertigo like intoxication: as if one had turned round in a circle a long time : with nausea.

Worse sitting;lying. Better walking in open air :-or the opposite, ” as a secondary or alternating state ” (rev. of Sulph.).

Vertigo caused by indigestion: with vomiting p.c.

Vertigo when turns eyes upwards: as if would fall: as if dancing. Better in cold room.

Stooping: could scarcely raise herself again.

Typical Pulsatilla is changeable, weepy, exacting, irritable- the wind-flower.

“A remedy of many uses (polycrest).”.

Ceanothus am [Cean]

      Violent vertigo, on lying down and then turning over to right side.

Everything turning violently to right : has to cling to sides of bed.

Chelidonium [Chel]

      Vertigo : with bilious vomiting : with pain in liver.

With confusion : stumbling, as if to fall forwards.

On closing eyes, as if everything turned in a circle. (Comp. Conium, Apis.). On sitting up in bed.

With shivering, upper part of body.

On attempting to rise. Keeps him in bed.

Giddiness on walking, with indigestion.

Typical Chelidonium has pain under angle rt. scapula.

Tongue coated thickly yellow with red edge: tooth-notched.

Desire hot drinks: hot milk. ( Phosphorus cold.).

Apis. [Apis]

      Vertigo on closing the eyes; worse sitting than walking, extreme when lying and closing the eyes ( Chelidonium).

Typical Apis is intolerant of heat: thirstless: has relief from cold.

Ailments from jealously, fright rage.

Silica [Sil]

      Vertigo: to fainting: with nausea.

Vertigo creeping up spine into head.

Tends to fall forward: worse motion: looking up. Staggering.

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.