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Standard name Tarentula cubensis
Other names
Standard abbr. Tarent-c.
Other abbr.
Scientific name
Other scientific names
Common names
Substance description The original mother tincture was prepared from the ROTTEN tarentula from Cuba, and the higher potencies were prepared from this tincture.
Distinctness UNIQUE
Classification Nosode

The remedy you buy from your homeopathic pharmacy may be different from the one used in the provings – it may not work even if properly selected.


Materia medica


The remedy is identified as Tarentula Cubensis, Mygale Cubensis, Arana peluda in homeopathic literature – none of which points to any recognized spieces of tarantulas. The safest bet to obtain the remedy that actually works as expected would be obtaining one of the original US historical remedy kits, such as Fincke's. Only the original source substance or dilutions (if available) should be used for remedies, as the exact spieces of tarantula from Cuba is unknown (there are known 21 species) and moreover the original spider arrived in the decomposed state.

All standard homeopathic remedy names are listed in the Official Remedy Name List. Extended Remedy Name List includes all known naming variations (homeopathic names only). The Complete Remedy Name List includes all homeopathic names and all common names. This page is a part of ongoing Project Remedies.

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