Rhus tox


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Rhus tox

Homeopathy
A homeopathic remedy used for a wide range of skin conditions, including blisters, diaper rash, eczema, herpes, and general burning and itching; Rhus tox has also been used to treat arthritis, backaches with stiffness, bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, coughs, cramps, dyspareunia, flu, genital herpes, headaches, impetigo, menstrual disorders, eye inflammation, poison ivy, restless legs syndrome, rheumatic complaints, sprains, toothaches and urticaria.
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When we prescribed the first dose of Rhus tox, the sensations did point clearly to Anacardiaceae, specifically Rhus tox.
Carol's back pain was significantly improved within a day of taking the Rhus tox. It was completely gone within three days, and did not return until four years later.
Rhus Tox - for acute inflammation with swelling of the lids, stickiness and difficulty in opening the eyelids.
Rhus tox 30c, used twice a day, for cold sores on the lip.
If the joints are affected and movement makes the feeling worse, Bryonia is the remedy, but if you are better for movement, try Rhus tox. Muscular problems also benefit from Bowen therapy, which helps remove tension from the body and is said to aid relaxation; call Fiona Power on 020-82870717.
The classic keynote symptoms for someone needing Rhus tox are stiffness, like a rusty gate, exacerbated by sitting for extended periods of time or from overexertion exposure to cold, wet weather or applications, and ameliorated by motion, stretching, and hot baths or showers.
Rhus Tox - indicated for excessively itchy, dry skin, with blistering.
If you have problems with air travel take Rhus tox. If it is the motion of the plane landing that makes you feel sick, take Borax.
Rhus tox is well-known for its ability to help arthritis and for its strong sensation of stiffness, worse from sitting and better from motion.
Rhus tox is the one if your pain is eased with gentle movement, but find getting moving is difficult.
As the pain and swelling are worse in wet weather, the most likely remedy is rhus tox, particularly if you are worse at night, when cold or for the first movement after being still.
What immediately comes to mind is Rhus Tox, a homoeopathic remedy.