Vipera is commonly known as Vipera communis, Pelias berus. It is among the top listed medicines used to treat blood diseases and hemorrhages.
The homeopathic remedy is prepared from attenuations of the venom of the common Viper, especially the German Viper.
It belongs to the family Viperidae from the Ophidia group.
The chemical constituents of Vipera are Vipera ammodytes, a bitter substance from Viper poison.
It is the most important polychrest remedy that has an action on almost every part of the body and especially on the blood and blood vessels.
Vipera is a great remedy for varicose veins and phlebitis when there is bursting pain in affected limbs and unbearable pain when limbs are allowed to hang down.
It is suitable for women of menopausal age who are burdened with suspicion particularly when they dwell upon their troubles in the past. That means they keep their annoyance themselves and are revengeful.
It is an excellent remedy for persons who become prematurely old, and the development of the child is arrested.
Vipera is one of the best remedies for conditions brought about by emotional upset such as shock, jealousy, insult, fear, and anger, the persons become prematurely old, and the development of children is arrested.
It is a great remedy almost one of the specifics for snake bites the bite was felt through the whole body like a streak of lightning, she sank to the ground, and the bitten part is a seat of violent pain followed by swelling that is insensible.
Vipera stands out as a prominent remedy for blood disorders such as hemophilia, where the blood undergoes alterations, resulting in a tendency towards hemorrhages and a loss of coagulability. This remedy is particularly valuable in advanced stages of hemophilia characterized by hemorrhage and inflammation of blood vessels, progressing to states of coma and shock.
Additionally, Vipera proves effective in cases of phlebitis and varicose, especially when aggravated by allowing the affected limb to hang down, creating a sensation as if it might burst due to fulness.
Specifically addressing varicose veins, Vipera demonstrates its efficacy in conditions like varicose veins in the popliteal space. The remedy alleviates the sensation of the leg on the verge of bursting and addresses a nervous, fidgety condition of the feet, which are in constant motion.
In cases of epistaxis, Vipera reveals its chronic and periodic action, with symptoms recurring annually for years.
Furthermore, Vipera proves beneficial in addressing paralysis and diabetic gangrene, where affected parts may experience paralysis followed by the development of ulcers and gangrene. Notably, there is a unique sensation as if something runs up the thigh.
For women experiencing climacteric hemorrhage, Vipera emerges as a valuable remedy when the blood flow is characterized by redness with dark clots, leading to excessive bleeding and subsequent prostration and faintness.
Importantly, all symptoms associated with Vipera are notably aggravated by touch, pressure, or changes in weather, with varicose veins worsening when the limb is allowed to hang down.
Vipera is used by many homeopaths to treat various symptoms that are periodic, and they return every year.
Vipera is the remedy used to treat the conditions of edema, there is edema of the face and extremities, and there is persistent edema with a tendency to ulcers. There is faintness and reeling along with prostration and collapse.
This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-
The Vipera patient is highly sensitive and is easily excitable, and who are jealous, and anxious for no specific reason.
Vipera is suited for patients who get delirium and raving, along with vomiting that is alternating with stupor.
It is a wonderful remedy for Coma, with a thirst for water, there is a loss of mental functions with drawn features.
Vipera is highly effective in addressing vertigo accompanied by a tendency to fall forward, as well as vertigo associated with nosebleeds and anxiety leading to nausea, vomiting, and fainting. At times, this vertigo may coincide with a loss of vision.
Additionally, Vipera proves to be a remarkable remedy for cases of brain stroke, where ecchymoses appear in the brain’s membranes, and there is an effusion of bloody serum into the brain’s ventricles.
Tearing headache at every change of weather, with sticking in the head.
Headache is accompanied by coated tongue and bad appetite; with an inclination to sigh.
The headache feels as if a nail is driven out through the sides.
Vipera is a very good remedy for otitis media, there is an accumulation of fluid causing hardness of hearing, the is dark red blood clots in the ears, with severe pain in the ear.
Vipera is an effective remedy for nose bleeding from the nose; with vertigo.
It is a wonderful remedy for all forms of epistaxis, Vipera is a remedy with a chronic and periodic action, the symptoms of epistaxis return annually for years.
The Vipera patient often complains of sensation of swelling in the teeth, and swelling of salivary glands of the mouth; there are also swelling glands of the mouth and throat, with dryness, so swallowing becomes impossible.
It is a wonderful remedy for gingivitis there is a scorbutic line on gums.
It is a wonderful remedy for stomatitis, the tongue is swollen and brownish-black, often protruding; so much that the patient could not speak; with closed jaws and difficulty speaking.
The tongue is black and fuliginous and breath fetid; there is yellow, tip red; the tongue is white, moves tremulously; white in middle, moist on edges, accompanied with thirst.
Speech is inarticulate and thick, speech is lost on account of weakness.
Vipera is indicated to those patients who suffer from paralysis and hemorrhages so the faces get swollen along with the neck with pressing out of eyes; tense and blackish rings under the eyes, with the closure of throat;
The face is convulsed; red; pale and Hippocratic, with cold sweat on the forehead; covered with drops of sweat.
The lips become blue; the lips and tongue get swollen, covered with saliva, and pale, livid, and protruding. There is a sensation as if acid is burning in the lips, mouth, and throat.
Vipera is indicated in swelling on the throat like Goitre, there is the closure of throat so that patient could swallow only water and milk, afterward biting in fauces, the swelling of which became blackish.
It is a wonderful remedy for cough where there is viscid mucus that adheres to the pharynx leading to cough.
Vipera is a wonderful remedy in the treatment of asthma when there is suffocation during the attack there is breathing is ceased suddenly, the heart is stopped, and the face becomes livid.
It is a wonderful remedy for Dyspnoea with sticking in the heart. There is anxious breathing, as in croup, and threatening asphyxia.
It is a great remedy for effects on the lungs after a snake bite, the veins of the chest and abdomen become thick and hard. There is swelling of the chest as far as the umbilicus after a snake bite on the face.
It is a top-listed remedy for edema of the lungs, there is a pain in the chest on the left side of the chest; over four or five right ribs under pressure, along with oppression, and anxiety, there are violent efforts to breathe and swallow.
Vipera can be given to the patient having mild there is sticking in the heart; with cold sweat and faintness. There is severe pain in the heart with faintness, dragging pain so that he tears his clothes, and becomes faint.
It is indicated when there is anxiety at the same time for four years, with soreness of the bitten foot and paralysis of the right arm. The heart’s action is slow; feeble; and no pulsation in radial or carotid arteries, but that in crural arteries is very strong.
The pulse is rapid, interrupted, slow, febrile, irregular, and weak.
It is a great remedy for Phlebitis of the right arm, aggravated on hanging arms down.
Vipera is an effective remedy for treating water brash or acid there is nausea with shuddering; an attack of faintness, excess of retching; with suffocative sensation.
It is indicated in cases of vomiting that occur after milk, there is vomiting of all food and drink; with weakness; faintness; shivering, and thirst there is the coldness of the body.
It is a wonderful remedy for vomiting with colic and thirst. There is bilious diarrhea of bitter yellow fluid; green substances; green liquid; viscid greenish fluid.
It is a wonderful; remedy for pain in the epigastrium, there is an aggravation of pain by pressure; in the epigastric or umbilical region, there is uneasiness in the epigastrium and digestion is slow.
Vipera is one of the top listed remedies for treating abdominal colic the hypochondria is tense sore pressure that causes distension of facial muscles.
It is a wonderful remedy for roundworm infestation there is abdominal swelling with raging pains and spasms even to faintness, and after drinking milk vomiting of a mass of roundworms.
It is a great remedy for flatulent colic, there is sudden flatulent distension, with colic, pain in the back, and vomiting. There is rumbling pain in the abdomen and umbilical region with aggravation of pressure.
It is a wonderful remedy for Diarrhoea that is frequent, bilious, fetid; and black. It is a great remedy for dysentery when there are Bloody stools; in masses of dark, offensive blood apparently from the tongue, which had been sacrificed
It is indicated when stools are copious, numerous, with shivering, urging, and thirst; sometimes the stools are involuntary, and frequent, mixed with blood and mucus; and accompanied by involuntary micturition.
There is the discharge of black, coagulated blood; there is Pain and tenesmus with urging to pass stool and urine; desire for stool, with coldness to touch.
It is a wonderful remedy for hepatitis that occurs after diarrhea, greenish and bloody, most violent pain in the enlarged liver, with jaundice and fever, pain extending from the liver to shoulder and down to hip; this remedy immediately removed the pain and reduced the liver to its normal size.
Vipera is indicated when there is an ineffectual desire to urinate. It is useful in strangury, there is involuntary micturition, and the urine is increased, suppressed, and dark yellow, as occurs in jaundice.
The male patients of Vipera complain of congenital anomalies of the penis, and retraction of the penis.
Vipera is a female remedy and has a wonderful action on the female genital useful in women suffering from climacteric hemorrhage, when the blood flow is red with dark clots and excessive this leads to prostration and faintness in them.
Vipera is indicated for chronic, corrosive leucorrhea with a violent pain in the lower abdomen, and fetid offensive leucorrhoea secondary to pelvic inflammatory diseases.
Vipera is a great remedy for arthritis along with cramps and spasms, the limbs are swollen and red, there are livid spots on the bitten limb every year at the time of the bite, and the skin becomes yellowish, livid, with mottled spots.
There is trembling and pain in limbs, aggravation on touch, alternating with pains in the abdomen.
The limbs are benumbed and relaxed, there is a burning feeling in the limbs due to neurasthenia,
It is a wonderful remedy for an old sprain and varicose veins. Vipera is a very valuable remedy for varicose veins and acute phlebitis, the vein is swollen, bordered by an area of inflammation, which is very sensitive to touch, but particularly with the sensation, of letting the leg hang down as if it would burst from the fulness of the veins.
It is a wonderful remedy for frozen shoulder, there is a pain in the shoulders, in the arm, and extending to the chest. The arm is swollen; livid red; red, covered with spots; painful.
It is a great remedy for paralysis of the right arm recurring for years after, a snake bite on foot.
There is swelling of the hand, not pitting on pressure, with pain as if it would burst, pain on touch; and stiffness.
It is a wonderful remedy for paralysis of limbs there is a shuffling gait caused by paralysis and convulsive movements, cramps in legs with weakness, and feeling as if something moved up along the thigh after biting on the ankle.
There is tension in the knees and ankles, the knees become stiff, and the legs become swollen, cold, and insensible with paralysis of the foot with a shuffling gait.
Vipera is indicated to treat cervical spondylosis with sharp pain in the back, along with sticking in kidneys and pain in loins
Vipera is indicated in skin diseases when the skin is pale; yellowish; jaundiced on the face and trunk, with red patches on limbs; livid; there are black petechial spots over the whole body that are cold to touch.
It is a wonderful remedy for Herpetic eruption, with itching about the wound.
It is a great remedy for treating a Roseola-like eruption on the inside of the arm and the downside of the body.
It is a great remedy in treating skin Ulcers, there are blisters about the snakebite, bursting and leaving ulceration, muscles were laid bare, were dark red, dry, looked like smoked meat, insensible to touch, the sore was offensive.
It is a wonderful remedy for gangrenous ulcers, with crawling in soles, then also in palms.
Vipera is the remedy for certain types of intermittent fever, with chilliness with cold sweat; with the rigidity of the body and clammy sweat then there is fever.
During the Heat stage, mostly in the morning, there is thirst, restlessness, and moderate pains; in the evening, delirium is followed by shivering.
The Fever is of irregular type; intermittent fever with burning pains running up the arm; rising from heel to tongue, on chest and abdomen.
There is a longing for cold applications though the skin is cold to touch with swelling.
Vipera is also indicated in insomnia the patient is disposed to yawn frequently. There is sleeplessness and heaviness; with the inability to sleep, and also an almost constant necessity to change the position. There is sleeplessness from pain and restlessness at night.
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.
The condition of Vipera gets aggravated by touch; pressure; on weather changes.
The complaints of limbs especially in varicose veins get aggravated by letting limb or part hang down.
The conditions of Vipera get better with rest and open air.
The sore throat gets ameliorated by drinking water.
This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.
The remedies complementary to Vipera are Eel Serum.
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 Vipera are Scorpio; Apis mellifica.
The remedies incompatible with Vipera with Argentum Nitricum.
The bad effects of Vipera are antidoted by Camphora.
The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.
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.
This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen.
This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Vipera.
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.
This is very high potency. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Vipera and that given by the patient match perfectly.
One should not repeat 1 M potency. It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.
The mother tincture of Vipera is used by many homeopaths to relieve the symptoms associated with snake bites.
It is mainly used to relieve the emotional stress and depression in patients and should only be given when all the symptoms of Vipera 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.
This lower potency of Ignatia works well to treat the conditions like insomnia and mood swings and has a therapeutic effect on patients suffering from varicose veins.
Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.
- Liver enlargement
- Premature Senility
- Tongue swelling
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 Vipera are seen mostly like an increase in skin itching, bursting type of pain then it can be antidoted by Camphor.