Cicuta maculata (Cic-m)


Cicuta maculata. Water Hemlock. Spotted Cow-bane. Beaver-poison. N. O. Umbelliferae. Tincture of root gathered in summer.

Clinical: Epilepsy. Tetanus.

Characteristics: The effects of the Cicuta maculataCic-m are very like those of the Virosa, the most prominent symptom being: Falls unconscious, tetanic or clonic convulsions. Body covered with sweat. For comparisons see Cicuta virosaCic.


1. mind: Fell on their way, and were picked up unconscious.

2. head: Dizziness. Head hot.

3. eyes: Astonishing mobility of eyeballs and eyelids with widely dilated pupils.

6. face: Face bloated like that of a drowned person, deathly pale. Face livid, even purple. Jaws rigid.

8. mouth: Bloody foam from nose and mouth.

9. throat: Spasm of muscles of deglutition on presenting anything to mouth.

11. stomach: Nausea and vomiting; frothy, glairy fluid.

12, 13. abdomen and stool: Pain in bowels; ineffectual desire for Stool.

20, 21. back and limbs: Falls backward in convulsions. Every muscle in the body in powerful clonic spasm. Body and extremities cold.

26. sleep: During intervals of vomiting lay in deep sleep.

27. fever: Head hot. Profuse sweat over whole body.