VISCUM ALBUM [Visc]
Pulse slow, small and weak. Low tension.
Valvular insufficiency. Asthma.
Suffocation when lying on left side. Epilepsy, chorea.
Rheumatic affections, especially deafness. Sciatica.
COMMON NAME : Mistletoe.
A/F : -Becoming chilled when hot.
-Suppression of menses.
MODALITIES : < Winter, stormy, cold weather.
< Lying on right side.
< Becoming chilled when hot.
< Suppression of menses.
MIND : -Delusion body is lighter than air.
-Feels as if in dream.
-Dreams of war and bombardments.
-Frightful thoughts on walking at night.
-Fear of telephone [Phatak], open spaces.
-Persistent thoughts, dwells or past disagreeable occurences.
GUIDING INDICATIONS : -Tremor, as if all muscles are in fibrillatory contractions.
-Sudden onset of complaints.
-Weakness especially of leg.
-Chilly even when near the stove.
-All complaints are better by sweating.
-Blood does not clot and wounds do not heal.
-Vertigo-Sudden onset; sensation as if whole skull were lifted up.
-C.N.S.-Epilepsy, he felt a glow that rose up from feet to head.
-Respiratory system-Feeling of suffocation when lying on right side.
-Asthma connected with gout or rheumatism.
-G.I.T.-Abdomen feels as if someone is dragging her down from waist.
-C.V.S.-Hypertrophy of heart with valvular insufficiency.
-Palpitation during coitus in males.
-Female genitalia-Metrorrhagia, blood partly bright and partly clotted and dark.
-Extremities-Shooting, tearing pain in both thighs and upper extremities.
-Sensation as if spider crawling over back of hand and foot.
-A glow rises from the feet to the head.
-Sciatica with otorrhoea.
KEYNOTES : -Feeling of suffocation when lying on right side.
-Chorea from fright.
NUCLEUS OF REMEDY : -Rheumatic and gouty complaints; neuralgias especially sciatica.
-Rheumatism with tearing pains, Valvular heart disease, with disturbances in sexual sphere.
-Chorea, epilepsy and menorrhagia.
CLINICAL : -Wounds would not heal.
-Blood would not clot-Phatak.
REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS : -Compare-Bry, Convallaria, Guipsine, Hedera, Puls, Rhod.