Tincture of fresh leaves and stem.
Common Name: Poison Elder, Poison Sumac, Swamp Sumac.
Causes & Symptoms for Rhus Venenata
- Itching, especially on palmar surface of wrists.
- A topical remedy in itching, burning chilblains. Pain as if sprained
- It affects those parts where the bones are directly covered with skin, as the forehead, backs of fingers,
- Sensation as if mouth and throat had been scalded. Dryness and pains in larynx
- Pains wander about, upward and downward along the periosteum, come and go suddenly, chill runs up back.
Mind and Head
Cannot connect ideas or concentrate mind, forgetful, dull, stupid.
Walking worsens frontal headache. Jerk-like drawing here and there in nerves of head.
Skin of forehead rough, with pimples is relieved with Rhus Venenata.
Eyes, ear, nose
Inflammation of the eyes, smarting, burning irritation and acridity about eyes. Constant dull aching pains in eyeballs.
Ringing, rustling, and noises in right ear is relieved with Rhus Venenata.
Nose dry, sore internally coming on a few days before menses
Mouth and Throat
Lips sore, swollen, blistered, cracked. Gums swollen, itching of tongue and roof of mouth.
Intense redness of mucous membrane of tongue, cheeks and fauces.
Sore throat, Tonsils red, congested, irritation, dryness, burning.
Stomach and abdomen
Pain between the shoulders on swallowing food. Pressure in stomach after eating.
Pork causes vomiting instantly, sudden vomiting when at table eating indicates Rhus Venenata.
Sharp cutting pain in umbilical and hypogastric regions. Pain in bowels worse mornings.
Stool and Anus
Neuralgic pains in anus. Intolerable burning and itching in anus.
Large watery stool passed with great force and attended with violent colicky pains.
Desire to void urine often, but in small quantities with burning sensation
Intense itching and burning in penis, scrotum with redness, swelling .
Rash just before the menses, soreness of vagina during menses indicates Rhus Venenata.
Burning in left breast and left side of body. Eruptions just before menses.
Menstrual discharge regular, rather scanty, always bright pink in color.
Neck and Back
Dull pain in cervical, dorsal, and lumbar regions.Lumbago from a strain or a cold.
Heavy pains in lumbar region worse stooping or walking.
Swelling of all the limbs with redness, and thirst. Weakness of forearm and fingers.
Constantly aching dulness in hands and fingers, back of hands swollen and puffy.
Great weakness of knees and ankles, cramp-like pain and tension in calves.
Swelling of feet worse at night, sensitive to touch indicates Rhus Venenata.
Redness, swelling, and vesicular rash on skin of eyes, nose, cheeks, lips, ears.
Washing with cold water or snow better itching on back. Crawling and crackling in right foot.
Fine vesicular eruption on forearm, wrist, back of hands, between and on fingers.
Itching and complete desquamation of skin of hands.
Sensation as though blood hot and rushing along the vessels.
All muscles stiff, cramp-like pain and tension in calves.
Swelling of whole body with intolerable irritation indicates Rhus Venenata.
Symptoms are worse by touch and pressure, better gently rubbing and scratching.
All symptoms worse morning after waking.
Side effects of Rhus Venenata
There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given.
It is safe to take the medicine even if you are on other mode of medication like allopathy medicines, ayurvedic etc.
Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.
Dosage and rules while taking Rhus Venenata
Take 5 drops in half cup of water three times a day.
You can also medicate the globules and take 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician.
We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.
Precautions while taking Rhus Venenata
Always keep a gap of 15 minutes before or after meals when you take medicine.
If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homeopathic practitioner before use.
Avoid eating tobacco or drinking alcohol during the course of medication.
Terms and Conditions
Homeopathic products have several uses and should be taken on the basis of symptom similarity. Results may vary depending upon the conditions.