Rhus toxicodendron

German term

Poison oak

Use of Rhus toxicodendron for the following diseases in homeopathy

  • Acute and chronic rheumatoid arthritis with drawing pains
  • Conjunctivitis and inflammatory swelling of the mucous membranes in the gastrointestinal tract with spasms and bloody Diarrhea

Use of Rhus toxicodendron for the following symptoms / complaints

  • diffuse pain associated with great restlessness
  • Neck stiffness and severe back pain, especially in the lumbar region
  • Tendinitis in the forearm
  • Inflammatory rashes with blistering, burning and itching. Very persistent and repetitive.
  • Symptoms of paralysis and febrile conditions with diarrhea and cramps in connection with heart problems
  • All complaints are accompanied by severe restlessness

Rest worsens, movement improves. The joints are gradually shrinking! Aggravated by wetness and cold.

Active organs

  • Muscles
  • Joints
  • connective tissue
  • skin
  • annoy
  • Mucous membranes - especially of the gastrointestinal tract

Usual dosage


  • Drops (tablets) D2, D3, D4, D6
    frequently Rhus toxicodendron D12
  • Ampoules 4, D6, D8, D10, D12 and higher up to D30