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Rhus Tox - Mind 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.

MIND

Delirium, with fear of being poisoned ( Hyos.) Sensorium becomes cloudy
Extreme restlessness, with continued change of position
great apprehension at night, cannot remain in bed.
Listless, sad
Ailments after death of part of body

Aversions, dislikes; aversion to mental work
Aversions, dislikes; company
Aversions, dislikes; company; alternating with bursts of pleasantry and sarcasm
Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work
Aversions, dislikes; open air
Aversions, dislikes; to being spoken to

Behaviour; attempts to escape
Behaviour; attempts to escape; to run away
Behaviour; childish behaviour (see foolish)
Behaviour; inclination to sit
Behaviour; industrious
Behaviour; makes gestures; of hands; grasping or reaching at something
Behaviour; makes gestures; picks at bedclothes
Behaviour; shrieking; brain cry
Behaviour; striking; knocking head against wall

Conversation

Darkness

Dazed

Death; presentiment of death

Delirium
Delirium; busy
Delirium; murmuring
Delirium; muttering
Delirium; muttering; to himself
Delirium; on falling asleep
Delirium; quiet
Delirium; talks a lot

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about bed; as if bed were sinking
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about bed; as if some one had joined them in bed
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about bed; someone drives out
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about self; body; health, hypochondria; is dying
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about self; body; injury; is being injured
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about self; circumstances; being watched
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about self; circumstances; is dirty
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about self; circumstances; that everyone is looking at her
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; believes is doing something; hard at work
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; believes is doing something; is doing work
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; believes is doing something; swimming
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; calls someone; on waking
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; death; about to die
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; desire for open air
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; environment and surroundings; clouds; before the fancy
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; environment and surroundings; home; think is away from home
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; environment and surroundings; roaming in the fields
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; environment and surroundings; strange; familiar things seem strange
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; fire; visions of fire
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; illusions of fantasy
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; paranoia; that he would be murdered
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; paranoia; thought was pursued
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; paranoia; thought was pursued; by enemies
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; paranoia; was about to be poisoned
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions (see visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people)
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; frightful
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; people are looking at him

Desires, wants; death
Desires, wants; desire for mental work
Desires, wants; to be carried
Desires, wants; to be carried; fast
Desires, wants; to go home
Desires, wants; to kill; on waking
Desires, wants; to kill; walking in open air

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome); with anxiety
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anguish; late morning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; boredom, dissatisfaction (see loathing of life)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; boredom, dissatisfaction (see loathing of life); weary of life (see boredom, dissatisfaction, loathing, etc.)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; boredom, dissatisfaction (see loathing of life); weary of life (see boredom, dissatisfaction, loathing, etc.); evening
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cannot bear to be looked at
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy; during chill
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; excessively religious (see anxiety, despair, fear)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; forsaken feeling
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; forsaken feeling; open air
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; hatred
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; hatred; of all people (misanthropy)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; impatience
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; impatience; impetuous; heedless
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; impulsive
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indifference, apathy, etc.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indifference, apathy, etc.; when in society
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; during chill
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; in open air
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; morning; on waking
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; night
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; on waking
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; open air
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; walking in open air
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; when spoken to
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; loathing; life (see desires, death)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; loathing; life (see desires, death); evening
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mildness
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; reproaches; others
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive; to noise
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; serious
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; suspicious
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; despair
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; despair; discouraged
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; despair; discouraged; evening
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; despair; during chill
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; despair; during heat
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; discontent, displeased, dissatisfied, etc.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; discontent, displeased, dissatisfied, etc.; evening
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; dwells on past disagreeable occurrences
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; dwells on past disagreeable occurrences; night
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; dwells on past disagreeable occurrences; night; after midnight
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; lamenting, regretting
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; lamenting, regretting; moaning, groaning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; as if from misfortune
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; children
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; darkness
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; during chill
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; during labour
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; during the heat
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; evening
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; evening; in twilight
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; from injuries of the head
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; morning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; night
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; night; after midnight
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; open air
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; warm room
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; while perspiring
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; while walking; in open air
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition; at night; in twilight
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition; but lacks courage
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition; by drowning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition; during heat
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition; evening
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition; from thoughts
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); before stool
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); causeless, groundless, with no reason; without knowing why
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); during stool
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); evening
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); in sleep
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); involuntary
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); morning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); night
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); walking in open air
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); while perspiring

Excitement
Excitement; during heat
Excitement; evening; in bed

Hysteria

Insanity
Insanity; mania, madness; from drinking (delirium tremors)

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; about future
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; after rising
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; after stool
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; afternoon
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; before stool
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; breathing deeply
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; during chill
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; during fever
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; during sleep (see dreams)
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; evening
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; evening; in the twilight
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; in bed
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; in dark
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; in house
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; mental exertion
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; morning
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; morning; on rising
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; morning; on waking
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; morning; rising
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; night
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; night; after midnight
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; night; after midnight; after 3 a.m.
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; of conscience (as if guilty of a crime)
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; on going to sleep
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; on waking
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; open air
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; suicidal
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; walking in open air
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; while sitting bent
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; with fear
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; before sleep
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; dark
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; evening
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; evening; twilight
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; in a crowd
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; night
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of death
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of evil
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of ghosts
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of killing someone
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of misfortune
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of people
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; poison; of being poisoned
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; suicide
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; superstitious
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; to go to sleep
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; when thinking of sad things
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; at things of little importance
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; comes on suddenly
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; from noise
Insecure, uncertain, scared; lacking self confidence
Insecure, uncertain, scared; timidity
Insecure, uncertain, scared; timidity; night

Intellectual faculties; bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind
Intellectual faculties; bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind; evening; in bed
Intellectual faculties; ideas; abundant ideas, clearness of mind
Intellectual faculties; ideas; abundant ideas, clearness of mind; evening; in bed
Intellectual faculties; ideas; deficiency of ideas
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; absent-minded (see forgetful)
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; after rising
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; as if in a dream
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; as if intoxicated
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; during chill
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; evening
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; morning
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; on rising
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; on waking
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; while sitting
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; while walking
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; after eating
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; after injuries of head
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; during chill
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; evening
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; from damp air
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; movement
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; while walking
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; while writing
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; imbecility
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; in calculating
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; in writing
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; vanishing of thoughts
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; vanishing of thoughts; during chill
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; vanishing of thoughts; while standing
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; vanishing of thoughts; while writing
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; weakness of mind

Memory; active memory
Memory; active memory; alternating with dullness
Memory; forgetful
Memory; forgetful; after eating
Memory; forgetful; during chill
Memory; forgetful; in evening
Memory; forgetful; while walking, after eating
Memory; weakness of memory
Memory; weakness of memory; for proper names
Memory; weakness of memory; for what has happened
Memory; weakness of memory; for what has just done
Memory; weakness of memory; for what is about to write
Memory; weakness of memory; occurrences of the day

Perception; senses; dull

Preoccupied; absorbed, buried in thought; meditation
Preoccupied; busy (see occupied, delirium)

Restlessness, nervousness
Restlessness, nervousness; after eating
Restlessness, nervousness; anxious, etc.
Restlessness, nervousness; daytime
Restlessness, nervousness; during chill
Restlessness, nervousness; during heat
Restlessness, nervousness; during period
Restlessness, nervousness; during period
Restlessness, nervousness; forcing out of bed
Restlessness, nervousness; internal
Restlessness, nervousness; night
Restlessness, nervousness; tossing about in bed
Restlessness, nervousness; wants to go from one bed to another

Rocking

Sighing (see respiration)
Sighing (see respiration); during heat
Sighing (see respiration); while perspiring

Slowness

Symptoms follow intense emotions; anger
Symptoms follow intense emotions; fright

Talking, conversation; answers abruptly, shortly, curtly
Talking, conversation; answers not lucid; hastily
Talking, conversation; answers not lucid; slowly
Talking, conversation; aversion to answering
Talking, conversation; critical
Talking, conversation; dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn
Talking, conversation; in sleep
Talking, conversation; in sleep; of business
Talking, conversation; muttering (see delirium)
Talking, conversation; muttering (see delirium); in sleep
Talking, conversation; of others
Talking, conversation; speech; incoherent
Talking, conversation; speech; slow
Talking, conversation; speech; wandering
Talking, conversation; talkative
Talking, conversation; talks to himself

Thoughts (see preoccupied); frightful thoughts
Thoughts (see preoccupied); persistent (see delusions)
Thoughts (see preoccupied); persistent (see delusions); haunted by unpleasant subjects
Thoughts (see preoccupied); thoughtful
Thoughts (see preoccupied); tormenting (see anxiety, remorse)

Unconsciousness
Unconsciousness; with headache, on moving (see head)

Wearisome, tired

Thoughts of suicide
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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.

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.