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Rhus Tox - Head symptoms - T.F. Allen

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 confused and dull,

A whirling on walking on stooping, not at other times,

He staggers while walking always to the right,

She seemed intoxicated, and thought that she would fall, on rising from bed,

Her head was so much affected that she could not easily stand; could not hold herself up,

General Head.

Swelling about the head (fifth day),

Swelling of the head in some,

Swelling of the head, neck, and chest as far down as the umbilicus,

Dulness of the head (immediately), ; (after half an hour),

Dulness of the head, pressure in the right temple, and just above and behind the right orbit a pressing downward, as from a weight,

Dulness of the head and disinclination for literary work,

Dulness in the head and an intoxicated feeling, in the morning (after twelve hours),

Heaviness and dulness of the head on turning the eyes; even the eyeball hurts,

Some constant heaviness in the head, and on stooping a sensation as if a weight fell forward into the forehead and dragged the head downward, whereby the face became hot,

The head is full and heavy, with a sensation on stooping as if the brain fell forward,

Head so heavy that she was obliged to hold it upright in order to relieve the weight pressing forward into the forehead,

The head seems too full and heavy (with ringing in the ears), with at times stitches from within outward in the left temple,

Heaviness in the upper part of the head after walking,

Weakness of the head; whenever she turned the head she quite lost consciousness; on stooping, it seemed as though she could never rise again,

A stupid feeling; weakness of the head,

On shaking the head, a sensation as if the brain were loose and hit against the skull,

A swashing in the whole brain at times,

Sensation of flapping in the brain while walking,

On ascending, it seemed as if the head were affected; she felt every step in it,

Feeling of unsteadiness in the head (after six and seven days),

Mounting into the head on drinking beer, that seemed to cause heat in the head,

A real tearing from side to side in the head, worse on stooping, from 5 P.M. till going to bed,

Burning in the head and a fine throbbing or beating pain,

Stitches from within outward in the head,

Twitching in the spots on the head on which he was lying, at night,

Throbbing and compression about the brain,

Fine beating in the right side of the head,


Confusion of the head without definite pain,

Immediately on opening the eyes after sleep a sudden violent headache, at first in the forehead behind the eyes, as if the brain were torn to pieces, as after intoxication by brandy, aggravated by moving the eyes, then in the occiput, as if the cerebellum were bruised, with a pressing outward in the temple,

Incessant headache (thirty-fifth day),

Violent headache (seventeenth, twenty-first, twenty-second, and twenty-third days),

Severe headache in the morning, immediately after rising, for eight years,

Violent headache with the constipation,


Dull headache, in the forenoon (after two days),

Headache, in the forenoon, with sleepiness (after ten days),

Bursting headache, aggravated by motion, she was obliged to hold it perfectly still,

Headache, like a crawling, after walking in the open air,

Headache, as if the eyes would be pressed out of the head, with yawning and chilliness, without thirst,

Headache behind the left eye, pressing forward,

Headache, as if stupefied, with tingling in the head,

A reeling headache that occupied the whole head; while writing, thought and memory vanished and he could not collect himself,

Headache soon after eating,

Headache immediately after eating (tension in the whole sinciput),

Headache after drinking beer,

Headache, as if the brain were compressed from both temples,

(Headache, as from a disordered stomach),

Pressive pain in the right hemisphere of the cerebellum, after intellectual labor, in the forenoon, at 11.30 A.M. (after three days),

Pain at the right hemisphere of the cerebellum and over the right eye at the eyebrow (after six days),

Tearing in the upper part of the head soon after eating; the same spot was also sore externally; at times a drawing pain through the whole head,

Tearing and pressive headache,

Painful dull tension in cerebrum, with languor and coldness, on waking at 6 A.M. (after ten hours),

Slight pain in the head,

Sharp pain proceeding from left orbital region right through the head to back of neck, relieved by pressure (after some days),

A painful crawling in the head, like a digging with a needle, a fine sticking digging,

Violent throbbing-tearing rending pains in the head (after thirty-six hours),

Dull throbbing pain in the head at intervals (fourth day),

Dull frontal headache (third day),

Shooting semilateral pain from temples to vertex, both sides alike affected; shooting pain from nape of neck to vertex; head feels too large,

Head as painful to touch as a boil,

Headache across the forehead,

Dull pain in the forehead, temples, and occiput, at 6.30 and 7 A.M. (third day),

Fulness and dull pain in the forehead, especially in the region of causality, with impatient desire to accomplish several kinds of business, chiefly intellectual, at 11 A.M. (twenty-third day),

Pressive headache in the forehead, as from a dull point, on violent motion of the arms (after twenty-five hours),

Pain in the left side of the forehead (after forty-one minutes,)

Pain at the right superciliary ridge now and for some days past (eighth day),

Pain at the left angle of the forehead and in the left temple (twentieth day),

Transient and painless burning at the inner extremity of the left superciliary ridge (after three-quarters of an hour, twenty-second day),

Intermittent and remittent pains immediately above the superciliary ridges, over both eyes, attended with depression of spirits, indisposition to conversation, and weakness of the legs; these symptoms occurred during the latter part of the forenoon, were less during the afternoon, and returned in the evening (sixteenth day),

Heaviness in the temples, as if they were painfully pressed downward,

Pain in the right temple accompanied the pain in the little finger (fourth day,)

A sticking jerking in isolated jerks extending from the temple into both jaws and the teeth, at 7 P.M., with which he became quite weak, with a bruised pain in the left temple; he yawned, but could not fall asleep for fear the pain would return,

Tearing pain in the right temple (after half an hour),

(Headache in the left side and in the occiput, as if sore, extending into the teeth),

Headache in the occiput, that disappears on bending the head backward,


single jerks in the occiput; in the afternoon,

drawing in the occiput and temples, with pressure in the eyes, so violent that it drove him from bed; at 4.30 A.M.,

Dull pain in the right side of the occiput with constipation (seventh day),

Dull pain in the occiput, on waking in the morning (twenty-second day),

Pressive pain in the left side of the occiput, at fifty-six minutes P.M. (first day),

Burning pain at times in the occiput, at times in the forehead,


A simple tearing transversely across the scalp,

Headache, seeming to be external, as if the skin were contracted, or as if she were pulled by the hair, yet the head was not painful to touch,

Scalp very painful to touch on stroking the hair backward,

Pressure and drawing in the left side of the scalp, extending from below upward,

Pressive drawing in the left side of the scalp,

Biting itching on the scalp, forehead, face, and about the mouth, with eruption of pimples like nettlerash,

Itching in the anterior part of the hairy scalp, when walking in the open air with the head uncovered, at 10 P.M. (fifteenth day),

Crawling on the scalp (after seventy-two hours),

Outer head

Creeping and crawling across the forehead and nose while sitting upright, disappearing on stooping,

A crawling in one spot on the occiput, in the afternoon, as if suppuration would take place,


A pressure upon the frontal bone that constantly increases and suddenly ceases,

A dull drawing on the left side of the forehead, extending through the left cheek and down the lower jaw through the muscles and teeth, as if toothache would develop,

A burning-crawling sensation in the forehead,

A single stitch in the head above the eye, from within outward, lasting four minutes, while eating, followed by nausea and fulness; a sensation of warmth rising upward internally,

Shooting inwards and throbbing in left forehead,


Pressure in the temple,

Pressure streaming upward into the right temple, in the evening, in bed, worse during rest; in order to relieve it he was obliged at one time to sit up, at another to rise from bed,

A burning pressure in the right temporal bone,

Some very fine violent stitches in the right temple, extending inward,

Shooting inwards and throbbing in left temple,

Vertex and Parietals.

Woke next morning with weight in vertex for half an hour, as if something were inserted between skull and brain at that spot,


Stitches in the occiput on stooping,

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