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Rhus Tox - Back symptoms

Toxicodendron Radicans, Poison-ivy, Rhus, Rus tox, Rhustox, Rustox, Rhus Toxicodendron, Rhus Toxicodedron


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HPUS label indication: Better motion

Below are the strongest indications of Rhus Tox in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.


BETTER, warm, dry weather, motion; walking, change of position, rubbing, warm applications, from stretching out limbs.
WORSE, during sleep, cold, wet rainy weather and after rain; at night, During rest, drenching, when lying on back or right side.
Relationships
Complementary: Bry.; Calc. Fluor. Phytol ( Rheumatism). In urticaria follow with Bovista.
Inimical: Apis.
Antidotes: Bathing with milk and Grindelia lotion very effective. Ampelopsis trifolia - Three-leaf Woodbine - (Toxic dermatitis due to vegetable poisons - 30 and 200. Very similar to Rhus Toxicodendron poisoning. Desensitizing against Ivy poisoning by the use of ascending doses of the tincture by mouth or by hypodermic injections is recommended by old school authorities, but is not as effective as the homeopathic remedies especially RHUS 30 and 200 and Anacard., etc. Anacard.; Croton.; Grindelia; Mezer.; Cyp RIP.; Plumbago (eczema of vulva); Graph.
Compare: Rhus Radicans (almost identical action); characteristics are, burning in tongue, tip feels sore, pains are often semilateral and in various parts, often remote and successive. Many symptoms are better after a storm has thoroughly set in, especially after an electric storm. Has pronounced YEARLY worse ( Laches.) Rhus Toxicodendron Radicans has headache in OCCIPUT even pain in nape of neck and from there pains draw over the head Forwards). Rhus Diversiloba - California Poison-oak (antidote to Rhus; violent skin symptoms, with frightful itching; much swelling of face, hands and genitals; skin very sensitive; eczema and erysipelas, great nervous weakness, tired from least effort; goes to sleep from sheer exhaustion); Xerophyllum (dysmenorrhoea and skin symptoms). Compare, also: Arn.; Bapt.; Lach.; Ars.; Hyos.; Op ( stupefactions more profound). Mimosa - Sensitive Plant - (rheumatism, knee stiff, lancinating pains in back and limbs. Swelling of ankles. Legs tremble).
Dose
Sixth to thirtieth potency. The 200th and higher are antidotal to poisoning with the plant and tincture.

BACK


Pain and stiffness in small of back; better, motion, or lying on something hard; worse, while sitting

Bony growth on base of spine (exostosis)

Coldness
Coldness; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades
Coldness; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Coldness; evening
Coldness; noon

Constriction

Cracking; lumbar (lower half of back); when stooping

Curvature of spine (scoliosis); dorsal (shoulder level)

Heat; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
Heat; neck
Heat; neck; extending in all directions

Heaviness, weight
Heaviness, weight; lumbar (lower half of back)
Heaviness, weight; neck
Heaviness, weight; neck; after walking
Heaviness, weight; neck; like weight upon neck
Heaviness, weight; sacrum (base of spine)
Heaviness, weight; sacrum (base of spine); while sitting

Inflammation; membranes; in spinal meningitis
Inflammation; spinal cord

Injuries of the spine
Injuries of the spine; from lifting

Numbness; neck

Pain
Pain; aching
Pain; aching; base of spine
Pain; aching; before chill
Pain; aching; dorsal (shoulder level)
Pain; aching; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between them
Pain; aching; during period
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); afternoon
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); morning
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); on movement
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); warm applications
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); while sitting
Pain; aching; noon
Pain; after injury
Pain; as if broken; base of spine
Pain; as if broken; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; as if broken; lumbar (lower half of back); coughing
Pain; as if broken; lumbar (lower half of back); on moving
Pain; as if sprained
Pain; as if sprained; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; before chill
Pain; bending backward
Pain; burning
Pain; burning; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; burning; lumbar (lower half of back); during pregnancy
Pain; burning; neck
Pain; burning; noon
Pain; burning; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
Pain; coccyx (bottom tip of spine); while sitting
Pain; compressing; dorsal (shoulder level), when sitting; bending back
Pain; compressing; dorsal (shoulder level), when sitting; bending forward
Pain; cutting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Pain; cutting; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; cutting; sacrum (base of spine); when bending backward
Pain; cutting; sacrum (base of spine); while standing
Pain; damp weather
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level)
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); rheumatic
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between; in cold air
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between; night
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between; on swallowing
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between; rheumatic pain
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between; warmth
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; bottom corner of shoulder blade
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; bottom corner of shoulder blade; when raising shoulders
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; during chill
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; rheumatic
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; under
Pain; during fever
Pain; evening
Pain; extending to other parts; lower extremities
Pain; external warmth
Pain; from lifting
Pain; in cold air
Pain; in cold weather; change to cold weather
Pain; in women; during period
Pain; jerking; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
Pain; junction of pelvis and spine
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); after movement
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); during chill
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); during movement
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); from catching cold
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); in wet weather
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); lying on something hard
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); movement
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); night
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); night; before midnight
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); on bending backward
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); on rising from a seat
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); pressure
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); rheumatic pains
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); warmth
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); while lying down
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); while lying down; on back
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); while sitting
Pain; neck
Pain; neck; extending to other parts; top of head (vertex)
Pain; neck; external warmth
Pain; neck; from a draft of air
Pain; neck; on moving head
Pain; neck; rheumatic
Pain; neck; stooping
Pain; noon
Pain; on movement
Pain; on movement
Pain; on retaining urine
Pain; on swallowing
Pain; pressing; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Pain; pressing; dorsal (shoulder level); under shoulder blades
Pain; pressing; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; pressing; lumbar (lower half of back); sitting
Pain; pressing; neck; as from weight; after walking
Pain; pressure
Pain; pulling
Pain; pulling; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
Pain; pulling; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; below
Pain; pulling; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between
Pain; pulling; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between; night
Pain; pulling; evening
Pain; pulling; movement
Pain; pulling; neck; on stooping
Pain; pulling; neck; when moving
Pain; pulling; walking
Pain; pulling; while sitting
Pain; rheumatic
Pain; rising from sitting
Pain; rising from sitting; when sitting long, almost impossible to get up
Pain; rising from stooping
Pain; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); bending backward
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); during movement
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); extending to other parts; down legs; after stool
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); from lifting
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); while sitting
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); while standing
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); movement
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); sacrum (base of spine); moving
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); sacrum (base of spine); when lying still on the back
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); sacrum (base of spine); while sitting
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); wet weather
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); while lying down
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); while lying down; lying on back
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); while sitting
Pain; spine; irritation
Pain; spine; irritation; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; evening
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; extending to other parts; top of head (vertex)
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; lumbar (lower half of back); night
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; lumbar (lower half of back); night; before midnight
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; movement
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; on lifting
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; on stooping
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; rising from a seat
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; rising from a seat; stooping
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; walking
Pain; tearing; coccyx (bottom tip of spine); while sitting
Pain; tearing; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between shoulder blades
Pain; tearing; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; walking
Pain; when beginning to move
Pain; when coughing
Pain; when reaching up
Pain; when stooping
Pain; while lying down
Pain; while lying down; compels to turn in bed
Pain; while lying down; forcing to move, constantly in bed
Pain; while lying down; on back
Pain; while lying down; on something hard
Pain; while sitting
Pain; while sitting; after a long time sitting
Pain; while walking
Pain; with rigidness; from sitting a long while, or lifting
Pain; with rigidness; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; with rigidness; sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; with rigidness; sacrum (base of spine); as from straining or lifting

Perspiration
Perspiration; night; 3 a.m.
Perspiration; on walking

Shivering

Skin; discoloration; bluish; nape
Skin; discoloration; redness, neck
Skin; itching
Skin; itching; morning; 7 a.m.
Skin; itching; morning; in bed
Skin; itching; neck
Skin; itching; neck; extending in all directions, worse from heat, better from cold
Skin; out-breaks on skin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; blisters
Skin; out-breaks on skin; boils; lumbar (lower half of back)
Skin; out-breaks on skin; burning
Skin; out-breaks on skin; herpes; zoster
Skin; out-breaks on skin; itching
Skin; out-breaks on skin; lumbar (lower half of back)
Skin; out-breaks on skin; neck
Skin; out-breaks on skin; painful boil, shedding skin and tissues (carbuncle); neck
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; itching
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; neck
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; neck; flattened
Skin; out-breaks on skin; red
Skin; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
Skin; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); neck; extending to face

Spasms; opisthotonos (body bent backward and stiffened)

Stiffness
Stiffness; after sitting
Stiffness; from a draft
Stiffness; moving
Stiffness; neck
Stiffness; neck; after catching cold
Stiffness; neck; from draft of air
Stiffness; neck; from lifting
Stiffness; neck; from washing
Stiffness; neck; when resting
Stiffness; neck; with running nose
Stiffness; painful
Stiffness; rising; from a seat
Stiffness; sacrum (base of spine)
Stiffness; walking
Stiffness; wet weather
Stiffness; when moving; on beginning to move

Strained easily

Tension; dorsal (shoulder level)
Tension; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Tension; neck (see spasmodic pulling)
Tension; neck (see spasmodic pulling); on movement
Tension; neck (see spasmodic pulling); on movement
Tension; neck (see spasmodic pulling); while walking

Twitching; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Twitching; lumbar (lower half of back); walking

Weakness (tired feeling, in spine)
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); lumbar (lower half of back)

Pain between shoulders on swallowing

Stiffness of the nape of the neck.
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Sources
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.