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Rhus Tox - Generalities 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.

GENERALITIES


Abscesses; glands

Affects of alcohol
Affects of alcohol; brandy

After measles

After scarlet fever

After sleep

After undressing

Afternoon

Anaemia

At approach of a storm

At beginning of sleep

Autumn

Aversion to open air

Bathing
Bathing; sea

Before sleep

Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood)
Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood); in infants
Blood vessels; congestion of blood
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow; evening
Blood vessels; septicaemia (blood poisoning - chills, fever, must lie down, inflammed lungs, liver, kidneys and other organs)
Blood vessels; veins and arteries swollen from inner pressure

Bones; bony growth (exostosis)
Bones; decay of bone
Bones; decay of bone; around the bone

Change of position

Change of position

Change of temperature

Change of weather

Cloudy weather

Cold bathing

Constriction; bones
Constriction; externally
Constriction; internally
Constriction; of orifices

Contractions, closing, stenoses, after inflammation

Convulsions
Convulsions; continuous contraction
Convulsions; convulsive movements
Convulsions; epileptic
Convulsions; from becoming wet
Convulsions; from injuries
Convulsions; rapid muscle spasm
Convulsions; with falling; backwards
Convulsions; with falling; forward
Convulsions; with paralysis
Convulsions; with tetanus rigidity

Daytime

Dehydration

Desire for open air

Draft

Dread of bathing

During sleep

Eating and food; after breakfast
Eating and food; after eating
Eating and food; after eating
Eating and food; beer
Eating and food; before eating
Eating and food; bread
Eating and food; cheese, old
Eating and food; coffee
Eating and food; cold drinks
Eating and food; cold food
Eating and food; eating
Eating and food; from hunger
Eating and food; milk
Eating and food; rotten sausages
Eating and food; warm drinks
Eating and food; warm food
Eating and food; while eating

Evening
Evening; 7 p.m.
Evening; after sunset
Evening; twilight

Extreme emotion

Faintness, fainting
Faintness, fainting; evening; 9 p.m.
Faintness, fainting; on rising; from bed
Faintness, fainting; sudden

Flabby feeling

Fluid build up; excess of blood, or other fluids
Fluid build up; external
Fluid build up; internal

Foggy weather

Formication (like insects crawling around); bones
Formication (like insects crawling around); external parts
Formication (like insects crawling around); glands
Formication (like insects crawling around); internally

From getting wet
From getting wet; feet
From getting wet; wet applications
From getting wet; while perspiring

From partying

Full feeling; internally

General physical anxiety

Glands; itching, glands

Haemorrhage

Heaviness; externally
Heaviness; internally

Illusions of touch

In spring

In winter

In women; period
In women; symptoms after period
In women; symptoms before period
In women; symptoms during period
In women; symptoms when breast feeding children

Inflammation; bones
Inflammation; bones; around the bone
Inflammation; externally
Inflammation; glands
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation)
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands; like knotty ropes
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); muscles
Inflammation; internally
Inflammation; internally; gangrenous
Inflammation; nerves

Insensitive to pain (see irritability)
Insensitive to pain (see irritability); parts affected by disease or injury

Jar, stepping

Jerking; during sleep
Jerking; internally
Jerking; muscles

Knotted sensation internally (see ball, sensation of)

Lack of irritability

Late morning

Laying hand on a part

Lethargic, tired

Lying down; after lying down
Lying down; after lying down
Lying down; inclination to lie down
Lying down; lying down
Lying down; lying down
Lying down; lying in bed
Lying down; lying in bed
Lying down; lying on abdomen
Lying down; lying on back
Lying down; lying on back
Lying down; lying on side
Lying down; lying on side
Lying down; lying on side; on left side
Lying down; lying on side; on painful side
Lying down; lying on side; on painful side
Lying down; lying on side; on painless side
Lying down; lying on side; on painless side

Morning

Movement
Movement; after
Movement; at beginning of movement
Movement; continued movement
Movement; movement of affected part
Movement; of affected part

Mucous secretions increased

Narcotics

Nervous shuddering

Night
Night; after midnight
Night; before midnight

Numbness; externally
Numbness; internally; in single parts
Numbness; internally; of suffering parts
Numbness; internally; parts lain on
Numbness; internally; sensation of numbness in glands

On first sitting down

On waking

Open air

Open air

Pain; around the bone
Pain; as if scraped
Pain; as if scraped; around the bone
Pain; benumbing
Pain; bones
Pain; boring
Pain; boring; bones
Pain; burning externally
Pain; burning externally; blood vessels
Pain; burning externally; bones
Pain; burning externally; glands
Pain; burning externally; internally
Pain; constricting; externally
Pain; constricting; internally
Pain; cutting; externally
Pain; cutting; internally
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation)
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation); glands
Pain; glands
Pain; gnawing, biting
Pain; gnawing, biting; externally
Pain; jerking; bones
Pain; jerking; externally
Pain; jerking; glands
Pain; jerking; internally
Pain; paralysed parts
Pain; paralytic
Pain; paralytic; bones
Pain; pinching
Pain; pinching; externally
Pain; pinching; glands
Pain; pinching; internally
Pain; pressing; as from load
Pain; pressing; bones
Pain; pressing; externally
Pain; pressing; from within outward
Pain; pressing; glands
Pain; pressing; glands; outward
Pain; pressing; internally
Pain; pressing; inward
Pain; pressing; muscles
Pain; pressing; together
Pain; pulling; evening; 8 p.m.
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sore, bruised; after heated walk and rapid cooling
Pain; sore, bruised; cartilage
Pain; sore, bruised; externally
Pain; sore, bruised; glands
Pain; sore, bruised; internally
Pain; sore, bruised; movement
Pain; sudden, sharp; downward
Pain; sudden, sharp; externally
Pain; sudden, sharp; externally; after stress
Pain; sudden, sharp; glands
Pain; sudden, sharp; internally
Pain; sudden, sharp; inward
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; burning in muscles
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; tearing in muscles
Pain; sudden, sharp; outward
Pain; sudden, sharp; transversely
Pain; sudden, sharp; upward
Pain; tearing; as if tearing apart
Pain; tearing; away
Pain; tearing; bones
Pain; tearing; downward
Pain; tearing; externally
Pain; tearing; glands
Pain; tearing; internally
Pain; tearing; muscles
Pain; tearing; muscles; jerking in muscles
Pain; tearing; outward
Pain; tearing; upward
Pain; twinging
Pain; twisting
Pain; ulcerative; bones
Pain; ulcerative; externally
Pain; ulcerative; glands
Pain; ulcerative; internally

Paralysis; in chronic indigestion
Paralysis; internally
Paralysis; of organs
Paralysis; one-sided
Paralysis; one-sided; left
Paralysis; one-sided; right
Paralysis; one-sided; with coldness of the paralysed part
Paralysis; painless

Periodic, recurring
Periodic, recurring; seventh day

Perspiration gives no relief

Perspiration
Perspiration; after perspiration

Physical exertion

Physical exertion

Pressure

Pressure
Pressure; on painless side

Pulsation
Pulsation; internally

Pulse; abnormal
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; after eating
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; and small
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; faster than the heart-beat
Pulse; full
Pulse; heavy; and slow
Pulse; imperceptible
Pulse; imperceptible; almost
Pulse; intermittent
Pulse; irregular
Pulse; slow
Pulse; small
Pulse; soft
Pulse; thready
Pulse; trembling
Pulse; weak

Rising

Rising

Rubbing

Running

Scurvy

Sensation of air; as if fanned

Sensation of ball internally (compare knotted sensation)

Sensation of wind
Sensation of wind; cold

Sensitive; around the bone
Sensitive; bed feels hard
Sensitive; bones
Sensitive; excessive physical irritability
Sensitive; externally
Sensitive; internally
Sensitive; to pain

Snow-air

Standing

Straining of muscles and tendons, from lifting

Stretching
Stretching; afternoon
Stretching; before chill
Stretching; during chill
Stretching; evening

Swelling; around the bone
Swelling; bones
Swelling; glands
Swelling; glands; hard
Swelling; glands; hot
Swelling; glands; inflammatory
Swelling; glands; like knotted cords
Swelling; glands; painful
Swelling; in general
Swelling; inflammatory
Swelling; of affected parts
Swelling; puffy
Swelling; swollen sensation
Swelling; swollen sensation; bones
Swelling; swollen sensation; glands

Symptoms after sexual intercourse; symptoms after sexual excesses

Symptoms from suppression of perspiration

Symptoms not symmetrical; crosswise, left lower and right upper
Symptoms not symmetrical; crosswise, left upper and right lower
Symptoms not symmetrical; left then right
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); after becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); becoming cold; hand out of bed
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; blood vessels
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold, wet weather
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); entering a cold place
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); from becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); having a cold part of body
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; like warm water; poured over
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat; like warm water; splashed over
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat; in blood vessels
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warm bed
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warm heater

Tension; externally
Tension; glands
Tension; internally
Tension; muscles

Tobacco

Touch

Touching cold things

Trembling; externally
Trembling; from anxiety
Trembling; from fright
Trembling; internally
Trembling; night; 3 a.m.
Trembling; on slight physical exertion

Twitching
Twitching; of tendons
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); after a cold bath
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); after getting wet
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); rheumatic

Ulcers, at glands (see skin)
Ulcers, at glands (see skin); cancerous

Uncovering
Uncovering; single part

Walking down stairs

Walking up stairs or hill

Walking

Walking

Walking

Walking
Walking; beginning of walk
Walking; in open air
Walking; in the wind

Warm bed

Warm heater

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after eating
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); afternoon
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); as if from sleepiness
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); before stool
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during fever
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); evening
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from heat; heated while walking, rapidly cooling after
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from pain
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from slight exertion
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning; on waking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); nervous weakness
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); night
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); night; after midnight
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); night; midnight
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); on rising
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); on waking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); paralytic
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); paralytic; sliding down in bed
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); sitting
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking; in open air

Weariness (see weakness)
Weariness (see weakness); after eating

Wet weather

When asleep long

While sitting

While travelling

Windy and stormy weather

Wine

Wraps
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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.