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Rhus Tox - Head symptoms - Clarke

Toxicodendron Radicans, Poison-ivy, Rhus, Rus tox, Rhustox, Rustox, Rhus Toxicodendron, Rhus Toxicodedron, Rhus-t.

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


Head bewildered as from intoxication.

Staggers to r. when walking.

Emptiness in head.

R. T. C.).

(Incito-motor function defective).

Passive congestion of head amel. by repose.

Heaviness and pressive fulness of head (esp. in forehead; as if a weight were falling forward, with heat in face), with sensation, on stooping, as if the brain were about to burst.

Head so heavy obliged to hold it upright to amel. the weight pressing forward into forehead.

Sensation of compression or expansion in head.

Drawings and tearings in head, and esp. in temples, principally in evening and at night.

Beating and pulsations in head, esp. in occiput.

Sanguineous congestion in head.

Burning sensation, esp. in forehead (when walking) and occiput.

Sensation as if a quantity of blood shot into brain when stooping.

Rush of blood to head with burning-tingling and beating in brain, bright redness of face, great restlessness of body in morning when at rest, agg. after eating.

Liability to take cold from having head wetted.

Buzzing and noise in head.

Balancing and sensation of fluctuation in head at every step, as if brain loose, also when shaking head.

Swelling of head.

Erysipelatous swelling of head and face with vesicles drying up and forming itching scabs.

Periodical scald-head, reappearing every year.

Wen of many years' duration cured with Rh. t. Ø, which caused erysipelas at same time (H. W., xxxi. 199).


Stupefaction; with tingling in head and pain in limbs, amel. on motion.

Headache (agg. in the morning, while lying; from cold) immediately after a meal or after drinking beer, and also on moving the arms (amel. by heat and when moving about).

Attacks of headache with need to lie down; every vexation and exercise in the open air renews the attacks.

Periodical headache.

Pain in head as if brain were bruised, esp. in morning, agg. by moving and lifting up head.

Lancinating headache day and night, extending as far as ears, root of nose, and the cheek-bones, with the teeth set on edge.

Pains, esp. in occipital protuberances.

Occipital headache with rheumatic stiffness in nape (R. rad.).

Painful tingling in head.


Painful sensibility of exterior of head, as from subcutaneous ulceration, esp. on turning up hair and on touching it; agg. on side on which he does not lie, and from becoming warm in bed.

Contraction of the scalp as if the hair were pulled.

Drawing and tearing in scalp.

Gnawing tingling in scalp.

Dry herpes on scalp.

Scald-head with thick scabs, which destroy the hair, with greenish pus (offensive smell), and violent itching at night.

(Eczema of entire hairy scalp, causing loss of hair.)

Small, soft tubercles on the scalp.

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