RheumRhubarb, Rheum Palmatum, Rheum Officinale
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 in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Of frequent use in children with sour diarrhoea; difficult dentition. Whole child smells sour.
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Impatient and vehement; desires many things and cries ( Cina.)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; during chill
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Sweat on hairy scalp; constant and profuse
Cool sweat on the face, especially about mouth and nose.
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp≡ more ...
Sensation of coolness in teeth
Difficult teething; restless and irritable
Breath smells sour ( Cham.)≡ more ...
Stomach; Desire for various kinds of food, but soon tires of all
Throbbing in pit
Colicky pain about navel
Colic when uncovering
Wind seems to rise up to chest.
Stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; without enjoying food (see aversion to food)≡ more ...
Before stool, unsuccessful urging to urinate
Stools smell sour, pasty, with shivering and tenesmus, and burning in anus
Sour diarrhoea during dentition
Colicky, even ineffectual urging to evacuate altered faecal stools.
Diarrhoea; in children
Urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); after stool≡ more ...