TARENTULA CUBTarentula cubensis syn. Mygale cubensis
Origin : Found in Cuba and the southern US, particularly South Carolina and Texas.
Background : This large, hairy, dark brown spider has a bite that can cause blood poisoning in humans, with symptoms first appearing 24 hours after being bitten.
Preparation : The whole, live spider is steeped in alcohol, diluted, and succussed.
Remedy Profile : People who respond to Tarentula cub. may be delirious, extremely restless, and uneasy. They
SYMPHYTUM OFFICINALE (Comfrey)
often feel drowsy but sleep restlessly and have a sense of hurry. It is useful for hyperactivity.
The classic symptom picture for this remedy is of severe, painful inflammation, burning, stinging pains, and extreme prostration and weakness. It is given for slow-developing fever, acute infection such as diphtheria, and septic conditions such as carbuncles, septicemia, painful abscesses, especially near the fingernails, ulcers that will not heal, and gangrene. In addition, the remedy may be used to ease pain experienced during a slow death. The appetite is generally low, and the stomach feels hard and sore. Severe coughs such as whooping cough may also be helped, if there is great prostration.
Symptoms Better : For smoking; for music.
Symptoms Worse : At night; for exertion; for cold drinks; for touch.