Homeopathic remedies have various origins. They can be animal, mineral, chemical or vegetable. But the majority is obtained from plants. As the case of our remedy. Rhus toxicodendron is a vine belonging to the Anacardiaceae family. It is a poison ivy growing in the United States and Japan. The plant has a latex that is very caustic and irritating to the skin. To make the mother tincture, young fresh branches harvested at the end of summer are used.
The remedy can take many forms. It can be triturations, suppositories, drops, doses, granules or drinkable ampoules.
In which case should it be used?
This remedy is particularly indicated in case of rheumatic pains caused or aggravated by humidity. Just as in the case ofsprain, muscle fatigability, muscle excess or pain after reduction of a dislocation. All erythemato-dematous or vesicular dermatoses can be treated with. These result in reddening and possible swelling of the skin but also the presence of vesicles. Then manifesting in oral or genital herpesrosacea and eczema.
Rhus toxicodendron can also soothe agonizing sciatic pain along the nerve. Hoarseness, voice disorders caused by vocal overstrain are also treatable with. These other therapeutic indications are chickenpox, influenza and flu-like states.
Recommended dosage when using this remedy
It is taken apart from coffee, mint, tobacco and meals. The amount and duration of treatment vary depending on the ailments to be treated.
Treatment of eczema:
It is necessary to take 5 granules of 15 CH in the morning. In case of itching, the intake must be repeated several times a day. The treatment lasts 1 month.
Treatment of labial or genital herpes and shingles:
It is necessary to take 5 granules of 15 CH of Rhus toxicodendron every 15 minutes. The intake must then be gradually spaced out with the improvements. The treatment can last 7 to 10 days.
Treatment of rheumatic pain:
Take 5 granules of 15 CH in the evening for 3 months.
For treat the sprain, you must take 5 granules of 9 CH in the morning, at noon and in the evening. The treatment lasts 3 weeks. The dilution is similar to treat influenza, chickenpox, and flu-like conditions. But the catch is done every 2 hours, taken which will be spaced out gradually with the improvements. The duration of treatment is only 3-4 days.
For soothe excess muscle and muscle fatigue, you need 5 pellets of 9 CH. The catch is made the day before, the day and the day after an unusual physical exercise. It is to be taken in the morning, at noon and in the evening.
5 granules of 7 CH to be taken every hour can remedy in case of voice impairment. The catch is to be spaced out with the improvements. We only use it for 2 days.