RheumRhubarb, Rheum Palmatum, Rheum Officinale
HPUS label indication: Colic
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 Rheum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Of frequent use in children with sour diarrhoea; difficult dentition. Whole child smells sour.
WORSE, uncovering, after eating, moving about.
Compare: Mag. Phos.; Hep.; Pod.; Cham.; Ipec.
Antidotes: Camph.; Cham.
Complementary: Mag. Carb.
Third to sixth potency.
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Impatient and vehement; desires many things and cries ( Cina
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; during chill
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; while perspiring
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Cool sweat on the face, especially about mouth and nose.
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp
Sweat on hairy scalp; constant and profuse
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Breath smells sour ( Cham
Difficult teething; restless and irritable
Sensation of coolness in teeth
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Colicky pain about navel
Stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; without enjoying food (see aversion to food)
Colic when uncovering
Stomach; Desire for various kinds of food, but soon tires of all
Throbbing in pit
Wind seems to rise up to chest.
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Stools smell sour, pasty, with shivering and tenesmus, and burning in anus
Before stool, unsuccessful urging to urinate
Colicky, even ineffectual urging to evacuate altered faecal stools.
Diarrhoea; in children
Diarrhoea; while teething
Urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); after stool
Sour diarrhoea during dentition
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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.