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 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.Impatient and vehement; desires many things and cries ( Cina.)mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; during chill;mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; while perspiring;Cool sweat on the face, especially about mouth and nose.head; skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp;Sweat on hairy scalp; constant and profuseeye; twitching; lids;Breath smells sour ( Cham.)Difficult teething; restless and irritableMuch salivaSensation of coolness in teethColicky pain about navelabdomen; stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; without enjoying food (see aversion to food);Colic when uncoveringFeels full.Stomach; Desire for various kinds of food, but soon tires of allThrobbing in pitWind seems to rise up to chest.Stools smell sour, pasty, with shivering and tenesmus, and burning in anusBefore stool, unsuccessful urging to urinateColicky, even ineffectual urging to evacuate altered faecal stools.rectum; diarrhoea; in children;rectum; diarrhoea; while teething;rectum; urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); after stool;Sour diarrhoea during dentitionstool; odour; sour;stool; pasty, mushy;
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.