RHUS TOXICODENDRON (Rhus-t.) رہس ٹاکس رس ٹاکس
RESTLESSNESS, AGGRAVATED BY KEEPING STILL
EXTREME RESTLESSNESS. Stiff, unable to relax.
Anxious and sad.
SUPERSTITIOUS. Compulsive, ritualistic behavior.
Anxiety about his children, about business.
Delusions that he was about to be poisoned.
STIFFNESS of muscles, of joints. Ailments from straining muscles or tendons, over-lifting, stretching, sprains.
< REST, BEGINNING TO MOVE AFTER REST
> MOTION, WARMTH
Restlessness in bed – must change position to obtain momentary relief from pain.
Tongue – triangular red tip.
Cracking in joints, in jaw, in cervical region.
Skin eruptions >warm bathing.
Vertigo with tendency to fall on rising from bed.
Herpetic eruptions with much burning, itching and stinging > warm bathing.
AGG.: cold, damp, wet weather, beginning of motion, lying, uncovering.
AMEL.: MOTION (walking, motion of affected part,) exertion, change of position, warm applications, hot bath, warm dry weather.
DES.: MILK ESP.COLD.
RHUS TOXICODENDRON (Rhus-t.) – Acute (Hussain Kaisrani)
Musculoskeletal affections ameliorated by motion and warmth and aggravated by being still.
KEYWORDS: chilly, restless, stiffness, motion ameliorates, first movements aggravate.
MUSCULOSKELETAL: all kinds of musculoskeletal problems (arthritis, lumbago, rheumatism, sciatica, cervical stiffness) ameliorated by motion, warmth, aggravated when resting, while being still, by cold.
Stiffness of muscles or joints is aggravated on waking in the morning. The first movements are painful but continued motion greatly ameliorates the patient.
FEVER: fever with stiffness of the muscles and joints. One sided chill (coldness of right side, fever on left). Intense heat during fever, as if blood is boiling.
APPEARANCE: red tip of tongue.
SKIN: skin eruptions with fever. Urticaria. Skin eruptions ameliorated by hot water.
GENERALS: all kinds of pains and generally all symptoms are ameliorated by motion. The patient may complain that after long exertion the symptoms come back. This comes due to eventual tiredness. Once he rests, the discomfort comes back and he will have to move in order to feel ameliorated.
DESIRES/AVERSIONS: desires cold milk.
Aggravation: being still, first movements, rising, cold, cold wet weather, weather changes.
Amelioration: motion, warmth (warm applications, warm bath).