Croton TigliumCroton-oil Seed, Croton Tig, Croton, Croton., Croton
HPUS label indication: Poison ivy
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Croton Tiglium based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Is a valuable remedy in diarrhoea, summer complaint, and Skin affections. These may alternate with each other. Feels tight all over. It is one of the antidotes to Rhus poisoning, as is evident from its wide and intense action upon skin and mucous surface, causing both irritation and inflammation, with formation of vesicles and mucous discharges. Has elective affinity for skin of face and external genitals. Burning in the esophagus.
Compare: Momordica Charantia - Hairy mordica - (has marked drastic properties, producing colic, nausea, vomiting, cholera-like symptoms, abdomen seems full of fluid discharged explosively, thin, watery, yellow. Great thirst). Rhus; Anagallis; Anacard.; Sepia.
Antidote: Ant. Tart.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; crusts, scabs
Pressing pain in forehead; especially orbits.
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Eruptions around eyes
Feel drawn backward
Tensive pain above right orbit.
Granular lids; pustules of cornea
Red and raw appearance
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Skin; out-breaks on skin; blisters
Skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Elongated uvula (lobe at back of mouth)
External throat; clothing
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Noises from abdomen; gurgling
Pain; extending to other parts; downward
Pain; extending to other parts; to anus
Pain; navel; extending to other parts; anus
Pain; navel; extending to other parts; downward
Stomach; vomiting; violent
▲ ▼ RECTUM (click for more)
Diarrhoea; after eating
Diarrhoea; hot weather
Flatulence; during stool
Pain; pressing (pressure); downward, outward, etc.
Pain; when pressing upon navel
Urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); constant
Urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); sudden
▲ ▼ STOOL (click for more)
Constant urging to stool, followed by sudden evacuation
Copious watery stools, with much urging; Always forcibly shot out, with gurgling in intestines; worse, drinking the least quantity, or even while eating
Forcible, sudden, gushing
Thin, liquid; pouring out
Swashing sensation in intestines.
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
Day urine is pale, with white sediment.
Night urine foaming; dark orange color; turbid on standing; greasy particles floating on top
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Male; itching; penis; head (glans)
Male; itching; scrotum
Male; itching; scrotum; corrosion, painful
Male; out-breaks on skin; blisters
Male; out-breaks on skin; penis; blisters
Male; out-breaks on skin; scrotum; blisters
Male; redness; scrotum
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Drawing-pain through the left chest into the back
asthma, with cough; cannot expand the chest
Pain; breast; nipples; while breast feeding
Pain; pulling; breast; nipples; as with a string when child feeds from breast
Pain; sore, bruised; breast; nipples
Pain; sore, bruised; breast; nipples; touch of clothing
Cough; as soon as he touches the pillow must get up
Nursing women; every suck the child gives produces Pain from nipple back
Sensitive to deep breathing.
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Pustular eruption, especially on face and Genitals, with fearful itching, followed by painful burning
Herpes zoster; stinging, smarting pains of the eruption.
intense itching; but scratching is painful
Out-breaks on skin; eczema
Out-breaks on skin; rash (see granular); rhus poisoning
Vesicles; confluent oozing
Vesicular erysipelas, itching exceedingly
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Sensation of water, dashing against inner parts
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.