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Rhus Tox - Chest 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.
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).
Sixth to thirtieth potency. The 200th and higher are antidotal to poisoning with the plant and tincture.


Trembling and palpitation when sitting still.

Anxiety; region of heart
Anxiety; region of heart; afternoon
Anxiety; region of heart; night

Apprehension; region of heart

Breast; milk; absent
Breast; milk; disappearing
Breast; milk; flowing
Breast; milk; in non-pregnant women
Breast; milk; increased
Breast; milk; suppressed
Breast; milk; when period is suppressed


Coldness; breast
Coldness; on respiration


Constriction, tension
Constriction, tension; breast bone
Constriction, tension; evening
Constriction, tension; heart
Constriction, tension; heart; grasping sensation
Constriction, tension; upper part of chest


Gurgling; heart

Heart; angina pectoris
Heart; hypertrophy of heart
Heart; hypertrophy of heart; from over-exertion
Heart; hypertrophy of heart; with numbness and tingling of left arm and fingers
Heart; palpitations
Heart; palpitations; anxiety
Heart; palpitations; daytime
Heart; palpitations; during period
Heart; palpitations; from exertion
Heart; palpitations; morning
Heart; palpitations; morning; in bed
Heart; palpitations; morning; on waking
Heart; palpitations; movement of arms
Heart; palpitations; movement
Heart; palpitations; night; in bed
Heart; palpitations; on waking
Heart; palpitations; on waking; if startled from a dream
Heart; palpitations; travelling
Heart; palpitations; tumultuous, violent, intense
Heart; palpitations; walking
Heart; palpitations; when period is suppressed
Heart; palpitations; while lying down
Heart; palpitations; while sitting
Heart; palpitations; while sitting; bent
Heart; sensation of whirling about heart
Heart; strain of the heart from violent exertion

Heat; on rising from stooping
Heat; walking; in open air

Inflammation; breast
Inflammation; bronchial tubes (bronchitis)
Inflammation; heart
Inflammation; lung lining
Inflammation; lungs
Inflammation; lungs; pleura-pneumonia (affecting lung lining)
Inflammation; lungs; typhoid

Jerks; shocks

Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)
Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration); after exertion
Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration); coagulated
Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration); coagulated; brown

Movements in and of chest; fluttering
Movements in and of chest; trembling; heart (see fluttering)
Movements in and of chest; trembling; on coughing



Oppressed feeling
Oppressed feeling; after eating
Oppressed feeling; breast bone
Oppressed feeling; night

Pain; aching
Pain; aching; breast; region of
Pain; aching; breast; while sitting bent
Pain; aching; collar bone
Pain; aching; collar bone; when waking from a nightmare
Pain; aching; sides
Pain; aching; sides; left
Pain; afternoon; 2 p.m.
Pain; arm pit; glands
Pain; boring
Pain; boring; sides; in evening bed
Pain; breast bone
Pain; breast bone; when sitting bent
Pain; breast
Pain; breast; nipples; extending to shoulder blade
Pain; breast; nipples; morning
Pain; breast; region of breast
Pain; breast; region of breast; while sitting bent
Pain; burning
Pain; bursting
Pain; collar bone
Pain; collar bone; on waking
Pain; during a cough
Pain; during chill
Pain; heart
Pain; heart; extending to other parts; to left hand
Pain; heart; rheumatic
Pain; heart; walking
Pain; lower chest
Pain; morning
Pain; movement
Pain; night
Pain; night; after midnight
Pain; pectoral muscles
Pain; pressing; breast bone
Pain; pressing; heart
Pain; pressing; morning; in bed
Pain; pulling; arm pit; extending to upper arm; on raising arm
Pain; pulling; breast; nipples; morning
Pain; pulling; breast; nipples; to shoulder blade
Pain; rheumatic
Pain; sides
Pain; sides; during cough
Pain; sides; evening; in bed
Pain; sides; left
Pain; sides; walking
Pain; sides; when breathing; with deep breathing
Pain; sides; while talking
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sore, bruised; breast; nipples
Pain; sore, bruised; sides
Pain; sore, bruised; sides; right
Pain; sore, bruised; sides; touch
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; back part
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; breast bone
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; breast bone; while sitting; sitting bent
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; breast; nipple; left
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; breast; nipple; left; extending to shoulder blade
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; breast; nipple; morning
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; coughing
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; during chill
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; during movement
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; extending to back
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart; evening
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart; numbness and pain, rigidness of left arm
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart; pain in time with beat of heart
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart; walking
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart; while sitting
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; morning
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; night
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; on raising the arms
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; respiration; deep
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; breathing deeply
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; coughing
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; while talking
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; while walking
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sitting; crooked
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sneezing
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; talking
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; while walking
Pain; tearing; during cough
Pain; tearing; region of heart; extending to left arm
Pain; when breathing; breathing deeply
Pain; when sneezing
Pain; while talking
Pain; while walking

Paralysis; diaphragm

Perspiration; breast

Pulsation; trembling

Sensation of emptiness

Skin; abscess; arm pit
Skin; discoloration; redness
Skin; discoloration; streaks
Skin; itching
Skin; itching; breast
Skin; itching; morning; in bed
Skin; out-breaks on skin
Skin; out-breaks on skin; arm pit
Skin; out-breaks on skin; arm pit; herpes
Skin; out-breaks on skin; blisters
Skin; out-breaks on skin; breast; burning
Skin; out-breaks on skin; breast; nipples
Skin; out-breaks on skin; burning
Skin; out-breaks on skin; itching
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; flattening
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pus-filled pimples
Skin; out-breaks on skin; shingles

Sticking sensation

Swelling; arm pit glands
Swelling; breast



Weakness; feels weak around the heart
Weakness; feels weak around the heart; after entering cool room from a walk in hot sun
Weakness; impeding speech (see voice)
Weakness; when talking
Weakness; when walking
Weakness; when walking; in open air

Heart; Hypertrophy from over exertion

Pulse quick, weak, irregular, intermittent, with numbness of left arm
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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.

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.