Rumex Crispus is one of the remedies in homeopathy useful in treating diseases related to mucus membranes of the larynx trachea, bronchi and bronchioles, and mucus membranes of the intestine and skin.
It is an indispensable remedy, proved and incorporated in Homeopathy by Joslin, belongs to the family Polygonaceae.
Rumex Crispus is a common British weed, locally known as a yellow dock or curled dock.
The crude substance for preparation is the fresh roots of this plant the crude substance is found to contain potash, its dynamic curative power is aroused by homeopathy only, making Rumex Crispus an important, and similar remedy like the potassium salts.
Rumex Crispus Constitution/Personality
Rumex Crispus is suited to thin people, they are spare patients with a narrow and flat chest.
The patient tends to have tubercular diathesis and the patient is easily affected by the cold.
Rumex Crispus is one of the best remedies for patients who are extremely sensitive to cold air and even open air.
It is indicated to treat a cough that is increased by changing air or room.
It is a wonderful remedy for chilly patients in whom the complaints are aggravated by cold in general and relief by warmth and covering.
It is used by many homeopaths to treat, eruptions on various parts, there is aggravation from cold and cold air, amelioration by warmth and covering.
It is a great remedy to treat cough when touching the throat pit brings on fits of cough.
This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-
The patient is highly irritable; disinclined to any kind of mental exertion. There is indifference to the surroundings as there is stagnation of ideas, lassitude, and uneasiness in thinking about any kind of work.
Rumex Crispus is a great remedy for headaches after waking in the morning, continued till noon, disappearing suddenly after dinner preceded by a disagreeable dream.
There are dull and bruised pains on the right side in the occiput; in the forehead with aggravation on the motion.
It is a wonderful remedy for catarrhal headache with great irritation of the larynx and trachea, clavicular pain, and soreness behind the sternum
This remedy is indicated when there is a headache that is increased in the open air.
Rumex Crispus is a wonderful remedy for pain in the eyes due to dryness and inflamed eyelids mostly increase in the evening.
The eyes are sore with sharp, shooting pains feeling in eyes without inflammation.
Rumex Crispus is a wonderful remedy for rhinitis, there is a great desire to pick the nose constantly, the nose is obstructed there is a dry sensation, even in posterior nares.
The patient suffers from a sudden, sharp, tingling sensation in the Schneiderian membrane in the nose, followed by violent and rapid sneezing five or six times in succession, with watery discharge.
It is indicated when there is violent sneezing with watery coryza and headache aggravated in evening and night.
Rumex Crispus is indicated when Influenza with violent catarrh condition progresses to accumulation of mucus about posterior nares with yellow mucus discharge and is followed by bronchitis.
It is a wonderful remedy for Epistaxis, with violent sneezing, and painful irritation of nostrils.
The Rumex Crispus is a wonderful remedy for Toothache there is a pain in the teeth of both sides, in the morning and is entirely reduced after eating dinner; by rinsing the mouth with cold water.
The patient has a grumbling stinging toothache in the right upper molars while riding in a cold wind; with pain extending to the forehead.
It is a wonderful remedy in treating tongue conditions when the tongue is coated white, yellow,yellowish-brown, or reddish-brown. There is dryness of the anterior part of the tongue, with a sense of repletion in the stomach and as if one had eaten spice.
It is a great remedy for stomatitis there is the sensation of excoriation at the edges of the tongue, the front of the tongue is dry and hot, the right edge of the tongue is sore with sensation as if tongue and mouth are burnt.
There is a bitter taste in the morning, the tongue tastes nasty and is flat when waking up in the morning.
It is a wonderful remedy for treating ulceration in the mouth extending to the throat with an increased flow of saliva.
Rumex Crispus is useful in treating facial pains, there is great paleness of face while standing there in the heat of face with redness aggravated in the evenings and associated with dull headache; with pulsations over the whole body.
Pain inside of face, including temple and ear more in the morning.
It is useful in treating facial pains that occur after retiring late at night, lancinating pains in the lower jaw at the root of left canine teeth.
There is the sensation of a lump in the throat, not ameliorated by hawking or swallowing; it reduces swallowing, but immediately returns and leads to the sensation of a lump in the esophagus.
It is useful in treating pains and aching in the pharynx with a collection of tough mucus in fauces, there are catarrhal affections of the throat and fauces. It is indicated when the throat is dry, swallowing is difficult.
Rumex Crispus is a wonderful remedy for treating clavicular pain there is raw pain just under each clavicle while hawking mucus from the throat.
The patient complains of pain in the chest, on both sides, it is dull aching in the anterior part, with headache and belching.
There is sharp stitching or burning to sting through the left lung, in left side near heart sometimes in whole left chest suddenly when taking a deep inspiration while in act of lying down in bed at night.
It is indicated when there is chest pain at 3.30 p.m. while writing, at desk, stitches in the content of left lung.
Rumex Crispus patient feels as if the heart has suddenly stopped beating; followed by a heavy throbbing, there is a dull pain in the region of heart, with dull pain and heaviness in the left upper arm, especially. elbow.
The patient has pain and burning in the heart in the region of the heart, extending through the chest to the apex of the left scapula, with frequent desire to take a deep breath, which aggravates the pain in the afternoon for two or three hours.
There is a sharp pain in the heart region with palpitation after eating food aggravated on going upstairs; it is violent with throbbing carotids.
Rumex Crispus is a wonderful remedy for gastric disorders, it is indicated when the appetite is much increased with thirst.
After meals, there is flatulency and heaviness, pressure and distension in the stomach or epigastrium.
It is a great remedy in treating gastric nausea, there is the sensation of hard substance in a pit of the stomach, there is fulness and pressure in pit of the stomach extending toward throat-pit; descends with every empty deglutition but immediately returns.
The patient has nausea at night before diarrhea.
It is a great remedy for flatulence and gas accumulation in the stomach, there is tightness, suffocation, and, heaviness causing pain in the epigastrium, radiating through the back; the clothes seem too tight; weak feeling in the epigastrium, all gastric complaints are aggravated when talking; the patient takes a frequent long breath.
It is useful in treating hiccough, eructations, and pyrosis when there is aching and shooting in the pit of the stomach and above the stomach on each side of the sternum. The stomach feels empty.
One of the particular indications of Rumex Crispus is there is nausea and vertigo while dressing in the morning, compelling him to lie down again. There is the sensation of undigested food and upward pressure in the throat and pit of the stomach.
Due to gas accumulation here is griping pain near navel partially reduced by discharge of offensive flatus; there is flatulent colic soon after a meal. There is tightness in the lower abdomen and pain occurring or aggravated during inspiration.
Rumex Crispus is a wonderful remedy for abdominal colic
indicated when there is the sensation of heaviness and fulness in the abdomen with rumbling of gas leading to borborygmus sound from the abdomen. The pain in the abdomen in the morning is followed by a stool, there is colic from cold food, with cough.
It is one of the top listed remedies for treating diarrhea the stools are painless, offensive, profuse; brown or black, thin or watery, and preceded by pain in the abdomen, before stool there is sudden urging, driving him out of bed in the morning.
It is indicated in morning diarrhea, with cough from tickling in throat-pit, the patient complains of diarrhea at 6 to 10 a.m.
It is a wonderful remedy for copious diarrhoeic stool with colic pain just above hypogastrium, and a very disagreeable rumbling in bowels together with nausea and loss of appetite.
These sensations continued throughout the day has to go four or five times for evacuations which passed away in a stream as if a large quantity would be discharged and suddenly the evacuation is stopped the feces are black and scanty.
It is also useful in treating constipation for several days, followed by a dry, hard stool, there is itching at anus with the discharge of offensive flatus and sensation as from pressure of a rough stick forced up the rectum, the rectum painful on walking.
It is one of the most useful remedies in treating hemorrhoids that protrude, is indicated when there is much heat and itching at anus, and sensation as if a foreign body is there.
There is involuntary micturition with cough with copious colorless urine in the afternoon, the urine is less copious, with a flocculent deposit, has an oily surface, and is marked with brick-dust or sediment.
The male patients of Rumex Crispus mostly suffer from a tendency to phimosis, which is indicated when during the evening there is a feeling of soreness and excoriation, with redness of end of prepuce leading to itching of the prepuce.
Rumex Crispus is indicated when sexual desire is diminished or lost.
Rumex Crispus has got action on female genitals and is useful in treating itching of the vagina before menses, there is redness, inflammation.
Hand and Leg symptoms
is indicated when there is twitching of the right arm and leg, there is a pain in the upper and lower limbs of the same or opposite side.
The patient complained of pains in the shoulder down to the elbow, arms feel strained, the hands are cold when coughing there is bruised aching and stinging pain in arms, hands, elbows, and right wrist.
It is useful in treating Sciatica there is stitching in the back of the right hip and limping walk with aches in legs, stitching type of pain in knee-joint when standing. There is numbness and coldness of feet, the feet are sensitive, stinging in corns.
Rumex Crispus is indicated to treat common backache, there is a sensation as if a thread were tightly tied round neck just below ears, with a slight roaring in the ears, the pain in the back of the neck is as if running down back with aching between scapulae.
It is indicated when there is stinging burning just below the inferior angle of the left scapula; followed and accompanied by a stinging pain in the left chest just below the nipple.
It is indicated in a burning pain in the small of the back near the tip of the right sacroiliac joint, it is lame as happens from over-lifting and aggravated by sudden motion followed by pulsation in the back. There is much aching and a sense of great fatigue in loins.
Rumex Crispus is useful in treating dryness of skin there are small contagious prurigo or army itch, there is stinging-itching or prickling itching of the skin, there is itching in various parts, more on lower limbs, the legs are covered with small red pimples.
Rumex Crispus is one of the top listed medicine, for urticaria on skin surface Vesicular eruption, itching when uncovered and exposed to cool air. The patient complained of periodic itching urticaria aggravated in the open air.
This remedy gives wonderful results when given for urticaria when an eruption is covered uniformly in several regions of skin, with exception of the face and itching more of a pricking than a burning aggravated by cold and ameliorated by warmth.
Rumex Crispus is a wonderful fever remedy during fever
During chills the patient has external coldness, he feels chilly, the chills felt more on his back; during gastric colic, nausea, there are stitches near the middle of the chest.
During the sweating stage, the patient sweats on waking from a sound sleep.
There is an increased frequency of pulse and afternoon fever with the sensation of heat, followed by that of cold, without shivering, there are flashes of heat, more on cheeks.
Modalities are the factors that, increase or decrease the complaints in a patient.
They are categorized as aggravating factors and amelioration factors.
Aggravating factors make the condition of the illness worst, while the amelioration factor makes the condition of the disease better.
It can be time, any part of the day, season, position, or any applications, etc.
The condition of Rumex Crispus is worse, from cold air, lying down and in the evening.
The conditions of Rumex Crispus are better, by warmth, keeping mouth covered to exclude cold air.
These remedies have many similarities in action but are different in origin, which means the source from which the medicine is prepared is another.
These are the remedies that are suitable to be used together.
Rumex Crispus is compatible with Causticum; Sulphur; Belladonna;
The bad effects of Rumex Crispus are antidoted by Camphora and Belladonna.
The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.
Lower potency is given when very few symptoms of the patient match with the medicine and help the doctor only to diagnose the disease condition.
This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen.
This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Rumex Crispus match.
Higher potencies are advisable to be not repeated very often; they act for a long duration of days, so the second dose is repeated every 7-days or every 15-days once.
This is very high potency. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Rumex Crispus
and that given by the patient matches perfectly.
One should not repeat 1 M potency. It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.
The mother tincture of Rumex Crispus is used by many homeopaths to treat urticaria.
Take 10 drops of mother tincture in half a cup of water three times a day till the improvement occurs.
This lower potency of Rumex Crispus works well to treat the conditions like cough dyspepsia.
Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.
- Mouth, ulceration
- Throat, sore ulcerated
Side Effects of Rumex Crispus
Homeopathic medicines are prepared by potentization where the dynamic curative power of the medication is aroused, so homeopathic medicines produce negligible side effects.
If any side effects of Rumex Crispusare seen then it can be antidoted by Camphora or Belladonna.