Thuja OccidentalisArbor Vitae, Thuja, Thuya, Thuja Occidentalis, Thuya occidentalis
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Thuja Occidentalis may help, unprocessed Thuja is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Thuja in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Acts on skin, blood, gastro-intestinal tract, kidneys, and brain. Its relation to the production of pathological vegetations condylomata, warty excrescences, spongy tumors is very important. Moist mucous tubercles. Bleeding fungus growths. Naevus. Excess of venosity.
The main action of Thuja Occidentalis is on the skin and genito-urinary organs, producing conditions that correspond with Hahnemann’s sycotic dyscrasia, whose chief manifestation is the formation of wart-like excrescences upon mucous and cutaneous surfaces - fig-warts and condylomata. Has a specific antibacterial action, as in gonorrhoea and vaccination. Sycotic pains, i.e., tearing in muscles and joints, worse at rest, better in dry weather, worse damp humid atmosphere; lameness. Hydrogenoid constitutions, whose blood is morbidly hydroscopic, so that damp air and water are inimical. Complaints from moonlight. Rapid exhaustion and emaciation. Left-sided and chilly medicine. Variola, aborts the pustule and prevents the suppurating fever. Vaccinosis, viz., inveterable skin troubles, neuralgia, etc.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, at night, from heat of bed; at 3 A.M. and 3 P.M., from cold, damp air; after breakfast; fat, Coffea Cruda Coffee; vaccination.
BETTER, left side; while drawing up a limb.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: (Hydrogenoid constitution; Calcar.; Silicea Silica; Natrum Sulphurosum Nat-sulph.; Aranea N/A ; Apis Mel Apis; Pulsatilla Pulsat.) Cupressus Cupressus Australis (sharp, prickling pain; general feeling of warmth; rheumatism and gonorrhoea). Cupressus Cupressus Lawsoniana (acts like Thuja Occidentalis; Terrible pains in the stomach). sphingurus (falling out of hair from beard; pain in jaw-joint and zygoma); Silicea Sil.; Maland N/A ( vaccination); Medorrh ( Suppressed gonorrhoea); Merc Viv Merc.; Cannab N/A .; Terebinthina Terebinth.; Juniperus; Sabina Sabin.; SIL.; Cantharis Canth.; Cannab.; Nitric Acid Nit-ac.; Pulsatilla Puls.; Antimonium Tartaricum Ant. Tart.; ARBORIN is a non-alcoholic preparation of THUJA.
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Fixed ideas, as if a strange person were at his side; as if soul and body were separated; as if something alive in abdomen ( Crocus Sativus Croc.) Emotional sensitiveness; music causes weeping and trembling.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
loathing; life (see desires, death)
unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; in writing≡ more ...
Greasy skin of face.
Pain, headache; from emotions; nervous
extending to other parts; back of head (occiput)
in forehead; left side
in forehead; extending to other parts; backward
in forehead; extending to other parts; back of head (occiput)
in forehead; above eyebrows; left
cutting, darting, stabbing; top of head (vertex)
piercing, stabbing (see cutting); as from a nail
forehead; above left eyebrows
sides; after dinner
top of head (vertex)
White, scaly dandruff; hair dry and falling out
Skin and scalp; powdery flaking skin; white≡ more ...
Ciliary neuralgia; iritis
Eyelids agglutinated at night; dry, scaly
Styes and tarsal tumors ( Staphysagria Staph.) Acute and subacute inflammation of sclera
Sclera raised in patches, and looks bluish-red
Large, flat phlyctenules; Indolent
Lids; out-breaks on skin
out-breaks on skin; eczema
Growth, tumour; wart-like growth
wart-like growth; eyelid
wounds; cornea (transparent part of eye)
Tears; open air≡ more ...
Chronic otitis; discharge purulent
Creaking when swallowing
Pain; with profuse urine
Skin; polyp (growth on mucus lining); soft, easily bleeding≡ more ...
Chronic catarrh; thick, green mucus; blood and pus
On blowing nose, pain in teeth
Ulceration within the nostrils
Dryness of nasal cavities
Painful pressure at root.
Discharge from nose; crusts, scabs, inside
crusts, scabs, inside; on septum (flesh between nostrils)
Skin or lining of nose; ulcers; inside
ulcers; septum (flesh between nostrils), round ulcers
Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet≡ more ...
White blisters on side close to root, painfully sore
Drinks fall audibly into stomach
Gums and teeth
Teeth decay next to gums; very sensitive; gums retract
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; gums
Teeth; decay, hollow; at roots
pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, stinging; extending to ear
Tip of tongue very painful
Ranula; varicose veins on tongue and mouth
Pain; sore; tongue; tip≡ more ...
Lungs; tuberculosis; damp weather or sea air
Dry, hacking cough in afternoon, with pain in pit of stomach
Stitches in chest; worse, cold drinks
Asthma in children ( Natrum Sulphurosum Nat-sulph.) Papilloma of larynx
Chronic laryngitis.≡ more ...
Polypi, tubercles, WARTS epithelioma, Neva, carbuncles; ulcers, especially in ano-genital region
Freckles and blotches
Perspiration sweetish, and strong
Dry skin, with brown spots
Zona; herpetic eruptions
Tearing pains in glands
Nails crippled; brittle and soft
Eruptions only on covered parts; worse after scratching
Very sensitive to touch
Coldness of one side
Brown spots on hands and arms.
ulcer like lesions, leaving scars, spread over body
smelling like old cheese
Pain; stinging≡ more ...
spine; irritation; lumbar (lower half of back)
stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting≡ more ...
Stomach; Complete loss of appetite
Dislike for fresh meat and potatoes
Cutting pain in epigastrium
Cannot eat onions
Distended; indurations in abdomen
Chronic diarrhoea, worse after breakfast
Discharges forcibly expelled; gurgling sound
Rumbling and colic
Anus fissured; painful to touch, with warts
Movements as of something living ( Crocus Sativus Crocus), without pain.
Urethra swollen, inflamed
Urinary stream split and small
Sensation of trickling after urinating
Severe cutting After ( Sarsaparilla Sars.) Frequent micturition accompanying pains
Desire sudden and urgent, but cannot be controlled
Paralysis sphincter vesicae.
Inflammation; neck of large intestine (right side, between hip and ribs. typhlitis)
As if something were in abdomen (movements, lumps, etc.); movements in abdomen
movements in abdomen; sensation of something alive
right side, around hip
movements in abdomen; like fist of a foetus
Pain; during stool; during diarrhoea
region of hip; around hip; left
Bladder; urge to urinate, but producing nothing
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); while perspiring
urination; forked stream
Stomach; pain; after vaccination
Rancid eructations after fat food
Flatulence; pain after food; sinking sensation in epigastrium before food; thirst
Flatulence and distention; protruding here and there≡ more ...
Diarrhoea; after breakfast
Flatulence; during stool
Skin and lining; wart-like growth
wart-like growth; flat
splits in lining of rectum
Yellow≡ more ...
Burning (includes hot)
Pain and burning felt near neck of bladder, with frequent and urgent desire to urinate
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); discharge; sharp mucous or pus
Male; Inflammation of prepuce and glans; pain in penis
Chronic induration of testicles
Male; wart-like growth; penis
wart-like growth; penis; head (glans)
wart-like growth; penis; foreskin
wart-like growth; scrotum
excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); penis; head (glans)
pain; burning; penis; head (glans)
pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; scrotum
abnormal growths; wart-like; vagina
abnormal growths; womb (cervix)
abnormal growths; wart-like; womb
polyp (growth inside); womb
Prostatic enlargement ( Ferrum Picricum -pic">Ferr)
Profuse leucorrhoea; thick, greenish
Severe pain in left ovary and left inguinal region
POLYPI; fleshy excrescences
Male; wart-like growth
prostate gland; inflammation; from suppressed gonorrhoea
prostate gland; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation)
Female; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)
Menses scanty, retarded
Ovaritis; worse left side, at every menstrual period ( Lachesis Lach.) Profuse perspiration before menses.≡ more ...
When walking, limbs feel as if made of wood or glass, and would break easily
Tips of fingers swollen, red, feel dead
Muscular twitchings, weakness and trembling
Cracking in joints
Pain in heels and tendo-achilles
Ingrowing toe nail.
Coldness; upper limbs; fingers
lower limbs; foot
Heat; thigh; with cold hands and feet
Movements and positions; twitching; upper limbs
Pain; rheumatic; after suppressed gonorrhoea
joints; rheumatic; after suppressed gonorrhoea
stitching, sudden, sharp; joints
Skin; felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); run-around; after vaccination
out-break on skin; hand; back of hand; abnormal, wart-like growths
suppurating (producing pus); fingers; nails (see felon); after vaccination
Swollen; upper arm; vaccination
Uncovering≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Chill, beginning in thighs
Sweat Only on uncovered parts, or all over except head, when sleeping; profuse, sour, smelling like honey
Orgasm of blood in the evening, with throbbing in the blood vessels.
Beginning in particular area; thighs
Shaking, shivering, rigors
Sides, one-sided; left
At certain time of day or night; from 3 p.m.
from 5 p.m.
External heat; with chilliness
Stages of chill, heat and sweat; chill then sweat, without intervening heat≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
of dead people
from high places
General sweat everywhere except the head
On beginning to sleep
When waking from sleep
Night; after midnight
Blood vessels; veins and arteries swollen from inner pressure
Gonorrhoea, suppressed (see inflamed hair follicles)
Inflammation; hair follicles
sudden, sharp; externally
sudden, sharp; muscles
burning in muscles
tearing in muscles
Sensation of plug; internally
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat
After vaccination≡ more ...