RUMEX CRISPUS – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

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RUMEX CRISPUS homeopathic drug picture symptoms from A Primer of Materia Medica by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathy remedy RUMEX CRISPUS

Generalities

      Sensitiveness to open air. General aggravation in the evening, especially restlessness and weakness.

Head

      Headache, with a bruised feeling in the forehead (<) by motion; better in the afternoon.

Nose

      Coryza, with a watery discharge; sneezing; with headache.

Mouth

      Various toothaches with the acute colds. Tongue coated yellow.

Throat

      Scraping, soreness worse in the evening.

Stomach

      Flatulence, distention with sense of repletion. Heaviness in the pit of the stomach, worse after eating; with pressure extending up to the pit of the throat frequently returning.

Clinical. Gastric disturbances , particularly from tea drinking; often associated with acute colds. Gastralgia; pains extending to the chest and pit of the throat, aggravated by motion, relieved by rest.

Abdomen

      Flatulent pains in abdomen followed by diarrhoea.

Stool

      Evacuations watery, brown in the morning.

Clinical. Early morning diarrhoea, urgent, associated with dry cough from the throat, aggravated at night or from 5 to 9 A.M.

Respiratory Organs

      Irritation in the larynx, a collection of mucus removed by hawking; constant desire to expectorate tough mucus, worse at night.

Cough

      Aggravated when eating, on breathing cold air, especially in the evening on lying down. Cough caused by tickling in the pit of the throat (supra-sternal fossa) or behind the upper part of the sternum. Cough usually dry, spasmodic associated with headache or wrenching pain in the chest, particularly (<) in the open air and on lying down.

Chest

      Aphonia. Sticking pains at the left side of the sternum, in the morning; better before rising or on coughing, or on deep inspiration, especially when riding in the open air. Pains seem to be in the centre of the lung, with rawness, even burning, (<) by inspiration or by lying on the back or the right side (>) lying on the left side. Cutting pains in the interior part of the lung, especially with gastric disturbances. Soreness in the left lung on lying on that side.

Extremities

      Various pains, (<)motion, relieved by lying down, apparently muscular.

Skin

      Violent itching, worse at night on undressing, on any part of the body which is exposed to the air; relieved in the warmth of the bed. Prurigo. Urticaria. Eczema with violent itching, (<)when undressing.

Sleep

      Restless sleep, frequently disturbed; short , broken naps.

Fever

      General sensitiveness to cold. Chilliness in back and lower extremities. Heat also local, in the back usually associated with gastric disturbances. Sweat especially on the lower extremities at night.

About the author

TF Allen

TF Allen

Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)
Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.

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