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Rhus Tox – Homeopathic medicine its uses indications and dosage

Rhus Toxicodendron is a top grade homeopathic medicine very often for varying types of pains. Also called as Rhus Tox, finds its usage in pains including joint pains, muscle pain, backache and general body aches. Homeopathic medicine Rhus Tox is a highly effective medicine for getting quick relief in general body aches. It also has marked action on ligaments and tendons. It is very useful in all cases of over-stretching, overexertion and overstraining.

Clinical Indications for the use of Rhus Tox:

Rheumatoid Arthritis , Body aches, Backache, Joint Pains, Muscle pains, Sprains, Injuries, Ligaments and tendons complaints, Over lifting, Fever blisters, Herpes zoster, Drenching in rain complaints, fever.

1.Body aches: General body aches, Body aches during fever, Body aches with restlessness, muscle pains.

2. backache: a Backache with stiffness.

3.Joint Pains: Joint pains as in rheumatism, gout, frozen shoulder.

4.Muscle pains: Pain in muscles, muscle pull, overstretched muscles, muscle pains following exertion.

5.Sprains: Stretching or tearing of ligaments due to falling or twisting.

6.Injuries: Injuries to muscle, tendons, and ligaments.

7.Ligaments and tendons complaints: Ruptured, torn, overstretched ligaments; Tendonitis.

8.Over lifting: Complaints due to over lifting, overstraining and overexertion.

9.Fever blisters: Fever blisters around mouth and chin.

10.Herpes zoster: Herpetic eruptions with much burning and intense nerve pain.

11.Drenching in rain complaints: Complaints from getting wet in rain including fever, cough, cold, body aches.

12.fever: Fever with chills and shivering, Body aches with fever.


Guiding Features for the use of Rhus tox:

1.Homeopathic medicine Rhus Tox must be considered in any or every kind of body aches including general body aches, joint pains and back pain. It has great power to relieve the body aches quickly.

2.In cases of injuries to tendons, ligaments, and muscles Homeopathic medicine Rhus Tox should be considered as the first line of treatment without a second thought for prompt and speedy recovery.

3.Homeopathic medicine Rhus Tox must be used in all cases of sprains, strains, overstretching and over lifting to get excellent results.

4.Rhus Tox should be considered as the first homeopathic prescription in complaints after getting wet in rain including cold, cough, fever, body aches.

5.In most persons needing Homeopathic medicine, Rhus Tox restlessness accompanies the majority of complaints and continued motion seems to give relief. First motion is painful. 

6. Rhus tox leads the homeopathic table for treating Rheumatoid Arthritis, especially when morning stiffness and pain are the most predominant symptoms


Dose: Homeopathic medicine Rhus Tox can be used in 30C to 1M potency depending upon the severity of the disease and can be repeated frequently.

Caution: Although Homeopathic medicine Rhus Tox is safe to use without any side effects but advice from homeopathic physician must be considered and self prescription be avoided.

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  1. Ved Prakash Shaw age 68 yrs says:

    I m suffering from cervical spondylite right side of neck and right side hand since 20 days. Now taking Rhus tox 30 since 7 days. 50% relief. Should I continue rhus tox 30 or stop. If continue, how many days

  2. Nancy M Flynn-Forte says:

    0Hello – my name is Nancy – I was in a car accident almost 2 years ago and my sternum was fractured
    and two discs in my back – they have now healed and about 4 months ago I strained my abdomen opening
    a heavy door –

  3. Syed waheed bacha says:

    Is Rhus tox helpful in severe leg pain and its numbness?
    And how much should be given to the patient?

  4. डाॅक्टर डी एन झा होमियो गगन अवार्डि says:

    डाॅक्टर साहेब नमस्कार
    रसटाॅक्स के बारे में आपका लेख पढ़ा । बहुत अच्छा लेख है। जब भी
    कोई रोगी मेरे पास आता है और जब मुझे कोई दवा दिमाग में नहीं आता
    है तो गूगल पर सर्च करके लाभ उठाता हूॅ।

    • Maine yah dava lagaya mere pair me 2 saal se moch aaya hua tha or lgane ke vaad dhoop me baith gye to mere pair ka colour badal gya h . Kuch

  5. Dr. I want to know whether OIL RHUS TOX can be used by my wife who has complaints of
    spinal chord and finds it difficult to change position while sleeping and also gettingup and also difficulty in walking.

  6. Ubaid Rizwan says:

    Is there any treatment for celiec disease in homeopathy?

  7. Dear Dr.Sharma, I just found your blog while looking for indications on rhus tox as I have it and just got a very bad sciatalgia event in plunging into the washing machine and had to lie in bed unable to shift or lift my weight without acute pain and no strength. I took rux and it seems to be moving the contracture and ease a bit. Thank you for recomforting my guess w your article! Can a slice of traditional Italian Christmas cake last night have inflamed the terrain so much? I am a mom and need to be back going asap! Many thanks, Paula

  8. Nasreen Ahsan says:

    Assalam u Alaikum
    I have stretched upper back problem when its too cold or when I exercise…even have shortness of breath when muscles are stretched…plz suggest how many drops should I take of rhus tox 1m and rhus tox 30 …how frequently can i take?

  9. Ch venkateswararao says:

    Asprin English tablet. This type use homeophic medicine

  10. A Ferdinand says:

    I developed a facial allergy after no. Stop crying for two days and it’s been about ten days I have itchy eyes, tingling and burning dry patches and leathery dry lesions on sides of nose forehead and cheeks

    I used weekday baby cream and aveeno but they don’t seem to be getting rid. It itches too and there are red areas making my face look very stressed and old and dry
    Is there a homeopathic med I can buy

  11. I have a back pain, I want to use rhus tox 200. What is the dose I mean drop of medicine.

  12. Sonali sarkar says:

    Sir, I am suffering from chronic backpain also joint pain and muscle pain , please advice me necessary medicine and dose for quick recovery. Thanking you

  13. Ashok Kumar Goyal says:

    Dr.Sir I am suffering from muscle pain and back pain legs pain.Pivd L3-L4
    Please advise necssary homeopathic medicine.
    Thanking you.
    Ashok Kumar Goyal

  14. Ramakanta Nayak says:

    I’m suffering from cervical spondylitis. C-4 to C-7 L-4,L-5 and LS-1 dislocation please suggest the medicine

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