Rhus toxicodendron


RHUS TOXICODENDRON

 (POISON IVY) - RHUS TOXI


Introduction:

        Rhus Toxicodendron acts especially on the fiberous-tissues including joints (bones joints), hip (haunch), avarano, kandrakalaon, etc. as a resulting of it causes pain and stiffness in these organs (parts). Rhus toxicodendron is used to cure disease of the patient suffering from gout and arthritis. It is particularly used to cure those patients whose body is warm due to excess wetting and hard work and this type of symptom aggravates by wetting and showering (bathing). Thus, use of Rhus toxicodendron is beneficial to cure the symptoms of the patient suffering from this type of symptom.

        Use of Rhus toxicodendrom is very beneficial to cure skin diseases, mucus, diseases related to the intestinal fever, joints pain, etc.

        This type of drug is used to cure such diseases which are as follows- surgerical diseases (disorders due to surgery) that go on increasing day after day with pain as if it has torn, etc. With such types of symptoms, the patient gets some relief if he moves.

        Rus toxicodendrom is used to cure many types of symptoms which are as follows- diseases caused by sprain or lifting a heavy weight, diseases caused by wet while sweating, diseases due to disordering of blood in the body, diseases caused by inflammation, initial stage of wounds with burning sensation like spreading fire and joints pain due to cold weather, etc.

        This drug is used on those patients who have following signs- symptoms of diseases ameliorate by moving or motion and aggravates by being stable.

Use of Rhus Toxicodendron drug in various symptoms:-

Symptoms related to mood (mind):- If a person feels sad and worries, thoughts to commit suicide, much restlessness with habit to change situation constantly, delirium something, shouting and crying, dizziness, heaviness of the head, afraid like taking poison, brain does not function properly, much concerning at night; the patients suffering from such symptoms are not able to lie down on the bed properly and feel uncomfortable; he is crying due to nervousness, gets some relief by walking in the open air, mental weakness is high, does not like to do mental work, desire for committing suicide, but does not have the courage to commit suicide, etc., thus to cure such symptoms of the patient, using Rhus toxicodendron is beneficial.

Head-related symptoms:- The patient feels as if he has kept a blindfold on his forehead, dizziness at the time of getting up, feels heaviness in the head, brain seems to be loose, feels as if something has collided (crash, bump) with the skull, sensitiveness of the skull by which, he feels pain in those parts on which he lies down, dizziness by walking, bending and by getting up from bed, increasing symptoms while lying down, feels pain in the rear of the head also and pain is increased by touching it, pain in the forehead which moves backward, wounds appear on the skull with itching badly, etc. Thus Rhus toxicodendron should be used to cure such symptoms of the patient suffering from this type of head-related symptoms.

Symptoms associated with the eyes:-  If we find symptoms like- parts around the eyes becomes inflamed and swollen parts become red and chakshuganharia cell becomes swollen,  burning sensation in the part of the eyes, eyes secrete additional water,  Eyelids become swollen and there is burning sensation in them too and it also goes on secreting water, burning sensation in the eyelids and stuck together, eyes diseases due to chronic injuries, blood gets accumulated in the cornea, wounds in the cornea with burning sensation in it, eyes disease due to exposing to cold, moisture and air, pain due to movement and pressing of the eyes and have difficulty in moving the eyes, several kinds of wouds appear in the eyes with burning sensation in them, vessels become inflamed, feels warmth by opening the eyelids, eyes secrete additional water, feels as if them have burnt, etc. If a person has any symptoms of this type, we should use Rhus toxicodendron.

Ears-related symptoms:- In this case, the patient feels pain in the ears and at the same time, feels as if something has entered inside it and ears become inflamed, pus comes out from the ears with blood, etc. Thus to cure such symptoms of the patient suffering from this type of ears-related symptoms, we should use Rhus toxicodendron.

Symptoms associated with the nose:- In this case, the patient is suffering from sneezing and catarrh due to excess weting, tip of the nose becomes red with pain in it, sometimes it becomes swollen too, nose bleeding by bending, etc. Thus use of Rhus toxicodendron is beneficial to cure such symptoms of the patient suffering from this type of nose-related symptoms.

Face related symptoms:- In this case, the patient feels crackling of the jaw with pain while chewing, suddenly feel pain in the jaw and its bone, face gets swelling, appearing wounds on it, pain of the cheek bone by touching, swelling and pain of the glands around the ears, pain in the upper skin of the face due to cold, symptoms of diseases aggravate in the evening, etc. Thus to cure such symptoms of the patient, we should use Rhus toxicodendron. Its use is beneficial.

Mouth-related symptoms:- In this case, the patient is suffering from pain in his gums, swelling of the gums, wounds also appear, feels as if teeth become longer and loose, feels red and torn tongue, tip of the tongue becomes triangular, its layer gets dry and edge of it becomes red, appears blister like fever around the chin, having wounds on the corner of the mouth, pain in the bones of the jaw, etc. Thus Rhus toxicodendron should be used to cure such symptoms of the patient.

Neck-related symptoms:- In this case, wounds appear on the neck and at the same time, glands have swollen, feels pain like stinging while swallowing anything, glands around the ears have swollen and the glands on the left side have more swollen, etc. Thus Rhus toxicodendron should be used to cure such symptoms of the patient suffering from this type of neck-related symptoms.

Stomach-related symptoms:- In this case, the patient feels lack of desire to eat anything with feeling more thirst, taste of the mouth becomes bitter, feels nauseate and dizziness, stomach starts to thrive after taking meals, desire for drinking milk, feels dryness of the mouth and throat with more thirst, feels pressure inside the stomach as if a stone has kept in it, feels more lethargy, sleepy after taking meals, etc. Thus use of Rhus toxicodendron is beneficial to cure such symptoms of the patient suffering from this type of stomach-related symptoms.

Sweat related symptoms:- In this case, the patient is suffering from profuse sweating during sleep, bile disappear after coming of sweat. Small tiny eruptions like pearl appear on the lips. He feels more weakness and suffers from typhoid and bloody diarrhea. Thus to cure such symptoms of the patient, we should use Rhus toxicodendron.

Abdomen-related symptoms:- In this case, the patient is suffering from stomachache and gets relief after lying down on the stomach, swelling in the glands around the chest, pain in the ascending colon, stomachache and pain is so sharp as if the patient has to bow, stomach starts to thrive after taking meals, air rumbles inside the stomach after getting up, but moving continuously prevents flatulence, etc. Thus use of Rhus toxicodendron is appropriate to cure such types of symptoms.

Rectum-related symptoms:- In this case, the patient is suffering from diarrhea and little blood also comes at the time excretion with stool called dysentery, red mucus (phlegm like substance) comes out with stool, patient suffers from diarrhea and severe pain from the thighs to downward, stink (smells) like dead body comes out from stools, frothy stool and does not feel pain by excretion, etc. Thus if a person has any symptoms of this type, we should use Rhus toxicodendron to cure the symptoms of the patient.

Symptoms associated with urine:- In this case, we find symptoms like- dirty black and deep coloured urine, urine comes in low volume with whilte oily particles, having difficulty in urination and little blood also comes out with urine. If a person has any symptoms of this type, using Rhus toxicodendron is beneficial.

Symptoms related to male disease:- Men's glands and skin near the penis become swollen with dark red erruptions, itching and swelling in the testicles, etc. Thus Rhus toxicodendron should be used to cure this type of symptoms related to male disease.

Gynecology-related symptoms:- If a women feels swelling and itching in the vagina, breasts pain with stiffness in them, early menses in large volume with burning sensation and itching, feeling fever after delivery and at the same time, little volume of thin blood discharges from her vagina, low volume of milk in the breasts, feeling pain as shot in the upper of the vagina, etc., if a person has any symptoms of this type, using Rhus toxicodendron is very useful to cure this type of symptoms.

Symptoms related to the respiratory systems:- If the patient suffers from disturbing dry cough that is aggravated from midnight till morning, in cold or by taking out his hand while sleeping, feeling thrill on the chest, the body’s blood begins to destroy due to excess hard work compared to (than) working capacity of the body, blood seems to be bright red, pain in all the bones of the body with influenza, hoarssness due to speaking much, feel pressure and pain like pricking causes difficulty in breathing, older people have difficulty in breathing and feel burning sensation in the breathing (respiratory) tubes which causes cough, feeling phlegm contains like small nodes due to sleeplessness, etc., if a person has any symptoms of this type, using Rhus toxicodendron is beneficial to cure the symptoms of the patient.

Heart-related symptoms:- Rhus Toxicodendron should be used to cure the patient suffering from following types of heart-related symptoms- perishing the function ability of the heart due to excess hard work compared to (than) working capacity of the body. The patient feels weakness and rapid (fast) pulse rate with irregular motion and at the same time, becoming his left arm insensitive, heart beats become irregular with vibration of the heart during sitting peacefully, etc.

Back related symptoms:- Rhus toxicodendron should be used to cure the symptoms of the patient suffering from following symptoms- pain in between the shoulders while eating, pain and stiffness in the back and feels some relief by walking or lying down on any hard object, but this pain aggravates by sitting, stiffness with pain in the neck bones, etc.

Symptoms related to the external organs of the body:- Sometimes the patient is suffering from warmth in the joints of many body’s bones with swelling and pain. He feels sharp pain in the kandaraon, peshibandhon and pravarnio and in the bones joints. Such pain moves in the neck bones, buttocks and the outer parts of the body. Thus, the patients suffering from such types of symptoms get some relief after moving their hands - feet. Hands-feet becomes rigid and its effects is like paralysis, unable to tolerate cold and fresh air, as well as pain in the skin, pain in the anthahprkoshtika nerve, pain in the thighs like tearing. Symptoms of diseases aggravate at night, during cold and weather changing. The body parts to be insensitive due to working hard and cold, more insensitiveness by crawling, effects like paralysis seems in many parts of the body, pain around the knee joints and it becomes faster by running, feels like thrilling sensation in the legs and the tips of the fingers, reducing power in the fingers, etc. if a person has any symptoms of this type, we should use Rhus toxicodendron to cure such symptoms.

Symptoms related to fever:- Sometimes the patient is suffering from fever with restlessness, trembling (shivering) of the body, and tongue becomes dry and brown with the situation of insanity, dirt is stored (thickened) on the teeth, diarrhea also occurs, feeling excessive cold with fever, dry cough, restlessness, feeling fever with dropsy and dizziness. In cold weather, patient feels as if someone has poured cold water on his body and at noon, feels body fever with yawning. Pain in the hands and legs due to gout with cramping, pain becomes faster while taking rest but, slower during motion (movement) of the hands and legs. Power reduced in many parts of the patient's body and patient is not able to take up his limbs. Patient feels changeable pain in his legs due to weakness, etc. if a person has any symptoms of this type, using Rhus toxicodendron is beneficial to cure the symptom of the patient suffering from fever related symptoms.

Symptoms related to Skin disease:- Rhus Toxicodendron should be used to cure symptoms of the patient suffering from following types of symptoms related to skin disease - skin becomes red swollen and itchy. Blister and pimples full of contaminated water and ringworms appear on the skin, glands and cells become swollen, eczema, fix layers on the skin, etc.

Sleep-related symptoms:- Sometime the patient dreams about working during sound sleep and at the same time, he feels cold too. Do not get sleep before midnight. To cure the symptoms of the patient suffering from this type of sleep-related symptoms, we should use Rhus toxicodendron.

Symptoms related to gout:- Rhus Toxicodendron is used to cure many types of gout and arthritis, gout is caused by affection of cold in the bones, joints, nerves, putho or anywhere or wetting or suppression of sweat suddenly, feels relief by walking, etc.

Aggravation:-
 Symptoms of diseases are aggravated while sleeping, by wetting, in rainy season and after rain, at night, during rest, by lying down on the left or right side, etc.

Ameleoration:-

Symptoms of diseases are passed away (ameliorated) by movement in dry hot weather, by walking, by changing living condition, by hot fomentation and enlargement of the body parts, etc.

Relations:-

  • We can compare some properties of drug like- Arnica, Bryonia, Natrum-sulph, Rado, etc. with Rhus toxicodendron.
  • All the acute diseases which are cured by Rhus toxicodendron, Calcarea-carb, most of those chronic (old) stage are also cured by this drug.

Complement:-

          Bryo, Calca-flouri, Phytolacca ( in joints pain). Give Bovista after these drugs in the case of dropsy. 

Inimical:-
          We should not use Rhus toxicodendron before and after Apis drug. 

Antidotes:-
          Apis.

Anti-miasmatic medicines:- Washing with milk and the solution of Grindelia is very affective.

Quantity (dose): -

          6th to 30th potency of Rhus toxicodendron should be used to fix the symptoms of diseases. To cure poisoning of the mother tincture of this plant, 200th potency or above of it is anti-miasmatic medicine.