Rhododendron

Snow-rose, Rhododendron Chrysanthum, Rhododendron Ferrugineum

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HPUS indication of Rhododendron: Fear of Thunder
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Rhododendron may help, unprocessed Rhododendron may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Rhododendron in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL - Rhododendron

General

Rheumatic and gouty symptoms well marked. Rheumatism in the hot season. The modality (worse before a storm) is a true guiding symptom.

Dose

First to sixth potency.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Rhododendron

Worse

WORSE, before a storm. All symptoms reappear in rough weather, night, towards morning.

Better

BETTER, after the storm breaks, warmth, and eating.

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  MIND - Rhododendron

Mind

Dread of a storm; particularly afraid of thunder

Forgetful.

Before a thunder storm

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  HEAD - Rhododendron

Aching in temples

Ciliary neuralgia, involving eyeball, orbit, and head

Heat in eyes when using them.

Headache

Tearing pain in bones

Headache; worse, wine, wind, cold and wet weather

Pain in eyes before a storm

Pain, headache; morning; on rising

eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); from straining eyes

from cold (including cold parts); from cold air

walking; while walking

walking; in open air

cold weather; damp

wrapping up head

tearing, rending; during a thunder storm

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  EYES - Rhododendron

Eyes

Muscular asthenopia; darting pains through eyes from head, worse before a storm.

Pain; before a storm

during a storm

Vision

Exertion of vision

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  EARS - Rhododendron

Ear

Difficult hearing, with whizzing and ringing in ears

Hearing better in the morning; noises come on after patient has been up a few hours.

Pain; with toothache

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  FACE - Rhododendron

Face

Prosopalgia; violent jerking pain involving dental nerves, from temple to lower jaw and chin, Better, warmth and eating

Toothache in damp weather and before a storm

Swollen gums

Stumps of teeth are loosened.

Pain; stormy weather

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  MOUTH - Rhododendron

Gums and teeth

Teeth; pain

pain; after eating dinner

pain; heat; external warmth

pain; before thunderstorm

pain; extending to other parts; ear

pain; grumbling (see dull)

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  THROAT - Rhododendron

Throat

Mucus; sensation of mucus

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  CHEST - Rhododendron

Chest

Violent pleuritic pains running downward in left anterior chest

Stitches in spleen from fast walking

Crampy pain under short ribs.

Perspiration; arm pit

Respiration

Breathless and speechless from violent pleuritic pains running down the anterior chest

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  SKIN - Rhododendron

Skin

Like insects crawling on skin

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  BACK AND NECK - Rhododendron

Back and neck

Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back)

sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); movement

sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); wet weather

Neck

neck

Back

rheumatic

lumbar (lower half of back); in wet weather

tearing; night

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  GENITALS ETC - Rhododendron

Male

Male; Testicles, worse left, swollen, painful, drawn up

Induration and swelling of testes after gonorrhoea

Male; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); testes

inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); testes; right

inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); testes; after gonorrhoea

inflammation; testes

right

chronic

pain; testes

right

crushed testes

pain; pulling; testes

right

extending to abdomen

pain; sore; testes

extending up spermatic cord

swelling; testes

right

testes and scrotum (balls); scrotum swollen by fluid accumulation

left side

of boys

Genitals

Orchitis; glands feel crushed

Hydrocele (Silicea Sil.)

Male; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); sperm tube

inflammation; sperm tube

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Rhododendron

Extremities, limbs

Joints swollen

Gouty inflammation of great toe-joint

Rheumatic tearing in all limbs, especially right side; worse, at rest and in stormy weather

Stiffness of neck

Pain in shoulders, arms, wrists; worse when at rest

Pains in bones in spots, and reappear by change of weather

Cannot sleep unless legs are crossed.

Coldness; lower limbs; foot

Heat; hand

Pain

changes of the weather

movement

rheumatic

thunderstorm

wet weather

upper limbs; stormy weather

upper limbs; extending to other parts; downward

shoulder; rheumatic

forearm

fingers

lower limbs; movement

thigh; stretching and turning limb from side to side

thigh; walking

lower leg

foot; heel

rheumatic

toes

pulling; thigh; movement

pulling; thigh; rheumatic

pulling; thigh; while sitting

pulling; knee; while walking

pulling; leg; movement

pulling; leg; while walking

tearing

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  GENERALITIES - Rhododendron

Generalities

Morning

Change of weather

Movement

Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation)

pinching; externally

pressing; externally

tearing; bones

tearing; muscles

At approach of a storm

Swelling; of affected parts

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air

cold, wet weather

Touch

Uncovering

Wet weather

From wind

Windy and stormy weather