Cicuta Virosa 30, 200, Q – Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

Cicuta Virosa 30, 200, Q - Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Cicuta Virosa is a small but powerful remedy. When a fresh plant with the root of the plant is chopped and pounded, then the pulp is used in adequate proportion, potentized, and proved according to the doctrine of proving it becomes one of the most valuable remedies in the field of homeopathy.

It was proved and introduced to homeopathy by Dr.Hanemann. It is commonly known as Water Hemlock.

It is a wonderful remedy from the vegetable kingdom. It is a plant named water Hemlock. Belongs to the family Umbelliferae.

It acts especially on the cerebrospinal nervous system, it is a popular remedy for convulsions, spasms, paralysis, and epileptiform convulsions.

Its pulp extract from the fresh roots of the plant is taken, which is further potentized and Dilutions are prepared with alcohol.

It is characterized by symptoms related to the urinary bladder, in form of cystitis, enuresis, gleet, and gonorrhea.

The Mother Tincture of Cicuta Virosa is made from fresh roots gathered, the whole plant is very poisonous and is fatal to animals.

Mother Tincture and trituration of the fresh roots of the plant is prepared and subsequent potencies are made.

The process of dynamization arouses the latent curative powers and makes Cicuta Virosa an invaluable homeopathic medicine to serve a therapeutic purpose when given in dynamic doses.

The process of dynamization transforms poisonous properties into medicinal properties and makes it an excellent remedy for various nervous disorders manifested in the form of epilepsy, chorea, spasm, hysteria, convulsions

Cicuta Virosa Constitution /Personality

Cicuta Virosa is a remedy, best suited for people with nervous temperament, the patient is chilly with psora in the background.

It is adapted to persons with the hysterical condition who are nervous and drop things frequently.

Guiding symptoms of Cicuta Virosa

Cicuta Virosa is one of the best remedies for acute attacks of convulsive diseases of the weakness of the cerebrospinal nervous system.

It is indicated in convulsions which are characterized by twitching and spasmodic jerks, during convulsions there is the bending of the head backward or opisthotonos.

It is a great remedy for epilepsy, there is loss of consciousness and renewed by the slightest touch, noise odor, and relieved by rest and in a dark room

It is a great remedy for convulsive attacks, there is a frightful distortion of the face and limbs or the whole body.

It is a wonderful remedy for puerperal convulsions with the frequent suspension of breath.

It is a top-listed remedy for children during dentition or from worms, there is spasm or convulsion of clonic or tonic type.

It is a wonderful remedy for stomach disorders when there is an abnormal appetite and craving for indigestible things such as chalk, coal, and charcoal.

It is a wonderful remedy for eczema with no itching, the exudation from eczema forms into hard lemon-colored crust.s

Cicuta Virosa Uses

This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-

Mind symptoms 

Cicuta Virosa is a wonderful, remedy for mental conditions, the Mind has Strange desires, such as the desire to eat coal.

It is a wonderful remedy for anxiety, and a great tendency to be deeply affected by mournful stories, their groans, complaints, and howling.

The person is Discontent and ill-humor, suspicious and mistrustful, with misanthropy.

There is a Disposition to be frightened along with Mania, with dancing, laughing, and ridiculous gestures; with the heat of the body and longing for wine.

It is a great remedy for weakness of memory if the person Forgets his name, it is a wonderful remedy for dementia.

There is Giddiness and absence of mind, he confounds the present with the past.

It is a wonderful remedy for hallucinations, where He thinks of himself as a young child. There is a Want of confidence in and dread of a man retiring into solitude.

Head symptoms 

Cicuta Virosa is a great remedy for headaches, there is Severe Vertigo, and staggering, to the extent of falling, with giddiness, with falling forward.

It is a great remedy for Whirling vertigo on rising in bed, with obscuration of sight, there is a feeling of intoxication.

It is a wonderful remedy for Headaches above the orbits, with Congestion of the brain with vomiting and purging.

It is a wonderful remedy for meningitis, there are attacks of semi-lateral cephalalgia, with nausea, with semi-lateral headache, as from congestion to the head; relieved when sitting erect.

There is the heaviness of the head with dizziness, with Compression from both sides of the head.

The person suffers from Stupefying pressure on the forehead. There is a Diminution of pain in the head on rising, and on passing flatus.

It is used by many homeopaths in Affections of the brain, from concussion of the brain to headache, as from commotion of the brain.

There is a Feeling of looseness in the brain as if it were shaken in walking; early in the morning; disappearing when thinking of the pain intensely.

It is a top-listed remedy for Severe headaches in occiput, like a dull pressure; as with coryza.

It is a wonderful remedy for Suppurating eruptions on the scalp, with burning pain.

It is a top-listed remedy for epilepsy with Startings and spasmodic shocks in the head, withdrawing backward of the head.

The person is Staring at an object, the head inclines forward; is frequently bent back again, with twitching, trembling, and tension in the neck while moving it. There is severe Jerking and twitching of the head.

Nose symptoms

It is a wonderful remedy for nasal catarrh, there is a pain in the nose, the Pains as of excoriation, and a bruise, in the right ala nasi. There are scabs in the nostrils with yellowish discharge from the nose, and there is Obstruction of the nose, with the abundant secretion of mucus.

It is given when there is frequent sneezing, without coryza.

Eyes symptoms

It is a great remedy for the eye, there is fullness, pressing heavy

And burning pain in the eyes.

The Pupils are either much contracted or dilated, with the suspension of the sight, with vertigo, on walking.

The patient looks fixed, sometimes from a sort of absence of mind. There is a wavering of all objects before the sight, there are Iris-like circles around the candle.

The Mobility of the characters on reading; the letters turn, and are surrounded with a colored areola, the same as round the light.

It is a wonderful remedy for diplopia, or obscuration of the eyes, sometimes alternately with a hardness of hearing.

The objects appear double and black, there is a Luminous and colored circle around all objects.

It is a wonderful remedy for Photophobia, there is nocturnal agglutination of the eyelids, and there is twitching of the orbicular muscle.

Ear symptoms

Cicuta Virosa is a wonderful remedy for pain in the ears where there is a Sensation of excoriation, and pain, as of contusion, behind the ears.

It is a wonderful remedy for Purulent eruption before, behind, and on the ears, there is the discharge of blood from the ears.

There are changes in sound reception in eas, hearing gets indistinct, sometimes alternating with obscuration of the eyes, and there is Detonation in the right ear when swallowing.

Mouth symptom

Cicuta Virosa is an important remedy for mouth disorders, there is foam before and in the mouth, with whitish pustules, pain on being touched, and ulcers on the edge of the tongue.

There is Swelling of the tongue; white, painful, burning ulcers on the edges of the tongue. Speech is difficult, the Speech is embarrassing, with convulsive movements of the head from before backward and of the arms at every word that is uttered.

Face symptom

Cicuta Virosa is indicated in cases where the Face is full of Pallor and coldness of the face, with the coldness of the hands.

The Cheeks are pale, with eyes sunk, and surrounded by a livid circle, there is redness and swelling of the face and the neck.

There are Eruptions on the face, confluent, purulent, and of deep red color, with lenticular pimples on the forehead.

There are Burning scabs, with yellowish serum, on the upper lip, cheeks, and chin.

There is a Thick, honey-colored scurf on the chin, upper lip, and lower portion of the cheeks, burning soreness and oozing, accompanied by swelling of the sub-maxillary glands, and insatiable appetite.

Throat symptom

Cicuta Virosa is indicated in conditions where the patient has Hoarseness of voice and difficult respiration, and want of breath.

There is Cough with copious expectoration, the throat is dry with the inability to swallow; the throat is, as it were, closed, and feels bruised when touched externally with eructations. It is a wonderful remedy for the Stricture of the esophagus, there is Strangling on attempting to swallow. There is constriction after being hurt by swallowing a splinter of bone.

Chest symptom

It is a wonderful remedy for tightness in the chest; she is scarcely able to breathe all day, and there is pressure on the chest, as from a weight, with the difficulty of respiration.

There is a Sensation in the chest and throat as though something the size of a fist was lodged there, with tonic spasms in the muscles of the chest, alternately with vomiting.

There is Heat in the chest, with pain, as from a bruise, and from excoriation, in the lower extremity of the sternum, there is burning pain in the nipples and burning in the chest.

Heart symptom

It is a wonderful remedy for Congestion in the Heart with trembling palpitation of the heart and it feels as if the heart stopped beating; and sometimes faint feeling therewith.

Stomach symptoms

Cicuta Virosa is a great remedy for stomach disorders there is a violent and noisy hiccough; with crying.

It is a wonderful remedy for acidity where there is bitter and yellowish regurgitation on stooping followed by a burning sensation in the throat.

It is a great remedy for Nausea in the morning and during a meal, and sometimes with a headache, there is vomiting of blood.

The Vomiting is alternate with tonic spasms in the muscles of the chest, and convulsive movements of the eyes; the vomiting does not relieve the lock-jaw.

There is Burning pressure on the stomach and abdomen, with Pulsative pains in the epigastrium, which is much inflated.

There is Oppression and anxiety in the epigastric region and Swelling and throbbing in the pit of the stomach.

It is a wonderful remedy for want of appetite, caused by a sensation of dryness in the mouth.

There is Satiety, and aching in the stomach, after the first mouthful with a great inclination to eat coal.

There is Continual hunger and appetite, even shortly after a meal, there is burning thirst, especially during the cramps and after a meal, colic, cuttings, pressure on the epigastrium, and drowsiness.

Abdomen and Rectum symptoms

Cicuta Virosa is a wonderful remedy for abdominal colic there is Colic, with convulsions in children from worms.

There are Cuttings, immediately after a meal, with drowsiness. Pinchings and borborygmi in the abdomen.

There is an Accumulation of flatus, with anguish and ill humor, with Distension and painfulness of the abdomen.

It is a great remedy for constipation but the stools are liquid and too frequent evacuations, with itching in the rectum, with burning pain after friction.

Urinary symptoms

Cicuta Virosa has got wonderful action on the urinary organs, it is indicated when there is the retention of urine, with frequent micturition; the urine is propelled with great force, and there is involuntary urination as from paralysis of the bladder.

Male symptoms

Cicuta Virosa has got wonderful action on male Sexual organs there are pains in the testes drawn up.

There is Sore drawing pain in the urethra as far as the glans, obliging one to urinate, with Stitches in the fossa navicularis with nightly emissions.

It is a wonderful remedy for Pollution without lascivious dreams.

It is a great remedy for strictures, which is spasmodic sometimes after gonorrhea in both testicles, and aggravation in the morning; sometimes shoots up into the abdomen.

Female symptoms 

Cicuta Virosa has got wonderful action on the female sexual organs, it is useful in amenorrhoea the menses are delayed; spasmodic symptoms. There is Tearing and drawing in the coccyx during menses, with Painful tumors of mammae.

Hand and Leg symptoms

Cicuta Virosa is a wonderful remedy for gouty diathesis, the gout conditions of the joints of hands and legs are due to the ill effect of suppressed or past untreated gonorrhea.

Back symptoms

Cicuta Virosa is indicated to treat cervical spondylitis, there is tension, as from a wound, in the muscles of the neck, on bending the head back, there is swelling of the neck, with tonic spasms of the cervical muscles.

It is a wonderful remedy for the Neuralgia of the neck with a tendency to draw the head backward and dull occipital headache.

There is tearing and jerking in the coccyx, with coccygodynia coming on for the first time during catamenia, after parturition.

Spasmodic is bending backward of the back, like an arch with tension above the shoulder blades and pain of ulceration in the shoulder blades.

Fever symptoms

Cicuta Virosa is a wonderful remedy for a low-grade fever, that is associated with Pulse is weak, slow, and trembling.

There is shivering, and a perpetual desire to be near the fire.

During the chill stage, the chilliness begins in the chest and extends down the legs and into the arms.

There is Coldness in the thighs, and in the arms, with fixedness of look with Heat only internally.

There is Perspiration at night in the morning hours, principally on the abdomen.

It is a wonderful remedy for worm fever with colic and tonic convulsions.

Skin symptoms

It is a great remedy for burning and itching over the whole body.

It is a wonderful remedy for Purulent eruptions, with yellowish and burning scabs.

It is a great remedy for Lenticular pimples, of deep red color.

There are Long-lasting purulent eruptions, and confluent, forming thick yellow crusts, with burning pain.


Modalities are the factors that, increase or decrease the complaints in a patient.

They are categorized as aggravating factors and amelioration factors.

Aggravating factors make the condition of the illness worse, while the amelioration factor improves the condition of the disease.

It can be time, any part of the day, season, position, or any applications, etc.

Aggravated By

The condition of Cicuta Virosa gets aggravated by touch, odor, jar, motion, and noise.

Tobacco smoke causes aggravation all complaints.

Amelioration By

The conditions of the Cicuta Virosa get better when at rest and in a dark room.

Relationship with Other Medicine

Complementary Medicines

This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.

The remedies complementary to Cicuta Virosa are Hypericum, Nux Vomica, and Strychnine.

Similar Medicines

These remedies have many similarities in action but are different in origin, which means the source from which the medicine is prepared is another.

Remedies similar to Cicuta Virosa are Hydrochloric acid.

It Antidotes 

Cicuta Virosa antidotes the ill effects of coffee and other stimulants.

Antidoted by 

The bad effects of Cicuta Virosa are antidoted by Arnica, Opium.

Cicuta Virosa Uses, Dosage & Potencies

The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.

Cicuta Virosa 30 Uses

Lower potency is given when very few symptoms of the patient match with the medicine and help the doctor only to diagnose the disease condition. 

It is of great value in the treatment of meningitis, and chorea.

This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen. 

Cicuta Virosa 200 Uses

This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Cicuta Virosa match.

Higher potencies are advisable to be not repeated very often; they act for a long duration of days, so the second dose is repeated every 7 days or every 15 days once.

Cicuta Virosa 1M Uses

This is very high potency. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of the Cicuta Virosa and that given by the patient match perfectly. 

One should not repeat 1 M potencies. It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.

Cicuta Virosa Q (Mother Tincture) Uses

The mother tincture of Cicuta Virosa is used by many homeopaths to relieve the symptoms associated with a chronic history of epilepsy, and worms.

It is mainly used to relieve symptoms of the and should only be given when all the symptoms of Cicuta Virosa are matched with the patient’s symptoms.

Take 10 drops of mother tincture in half a cup of water three times a day till the improvement occurs. 

Cicuta Virosa 3X/6X Uses

This lower potency of Cicuta Virosa works well to treat the conditions like eczema and oesophageal strictures, it has a therapeutic effect on patients suffering from such conditions.

Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.

Clinical Indication of Cicuta Virosa

  • Bladder, paralysis due to Cancer
  • Catalepsy
  • Cerebro-spinal meningitis
  • Coccygodynia
  • Concussions
  • Convulsions
  • Eczema
  • Epilepsy
  • Epithelioma
  • Eyes- inflammation
  • Face-eruption
  • Hiccough
  • Hysteria
  • Impetigo
  • Meningitis
  • Myelitis
  • Numbness
  • Esophagus-stricture
  • Psoriasis
  • Puerperal convulsions
  • Screaming
  • Strabismus
  • Stuttering
  • Tetanus
  • Trismus
  • Worm complaints

Cicuta Virosa Side Effects

Homeopathic medicines are prepared by potentization where the dynamic curative power of the medication is aroused, so homeopathic medicines produce negligible side effects.

If any side effects of Cicuta Virosa are seen mostly vomiting or skin rash, then it can be antidoted by Camphor.

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