RhododendronSnow-rose, Rhododendron Chrysanthum, Rhododendron Ferrugineum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Rhododendron in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Rheumatic and gouty symptoms well marked. Rheumatism in the hot season. The modality (worse before a storm) is a true guiding symptom.
First to sixth potency.
WORSE, before a storm. All symptoms reappear in rough weather, night, towards morning.
BETTER, after the storm breaks, warmth, and eating.
Dread of a storm; particularly afraid of thunder
Before a thunder storm≡ more ...
Aching in temples
Tearing pain in bones
Headache; worse, wine, wind, cold and wet weather
Pain in eyes before a storm
Ciliary neuralgia, involving eyeball, orbit, and head
Heat in eyes when using them.
Pain, headache; morning; on rising
Pain, headache; eyes and vision (affecting or affected by); from straining eyes
Pain, headache; from cold (including cold parts); from cold air
Pain, headache; walking; while walking
Pain, headache; walking; in open air
Pain, headache; cold weather; damp
Pain, headache; wrapping up head
Pain, headache; tearing, rending; during a thunder storm≡ more ...
Muscular asthenopia; darting pains through eyes from head, worse before a storm.
Pain; before a storm
Pain; during a storm
Exertion of vision≡ more ...
Difficult hearing, with whizzing and ringing in ears
Hearing better in the morning; noises come on after patient has been up a few hours.
Pain; with toothache≡ more ...
Prosopalgia; violent jerking pain involving dental nerves, from temple to lower jaw and chin, Better, warmth and eating
Toothache in damp weather and before a storm
Stumps of teeth are loosened.
Pain; stormy weather≡ more ...
Teeth; pain; after eating dinner
Teeth; pain; heat; external warmth
Teeth; pain; before thunderstorm
Teeth; pain; extending to other parts; ear
Teeth; pain; grumbling (see dull)≡ more ...
Violent pleuritic pains running downward in left anterior chest
Breathless and speechless from violent pleuritic pains running down the anterior chest
Stitches in spleen from fast walking
Crampy pain under short ribs.
Perspiration; arm pit≡ more ...
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); in wet weather
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); movement
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); wet weather
Pain; tearing; night≡ more ...
Male; Testicles, worse left, swollen, painful, drawn up
Orchitis; glands feel crushed
Induration and swelling of testes after gonorrhoea
Male; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); testes
Male; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); testes; right
Male; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); testes; after gonorrhoea
Male; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); sperm tube
Male; inflammation; testes
Male; inflammation; testes; right
Male; inflammation; testes; chronic
Male; inflammation; sperm tube
Male; pain; testes
Male; pain; testes; right
Male; pain; testes; crushed testes
Male; pain; pulling; testes
Male; pain; pulling; testes; right
Male; pain; pulling; testes; extending to abdomen
Male; pain; sore; testes
Male; pain; sore; testes; extending up spermatic cord
Male; swelling; testes
Male; swelling; testes; right
Male; testes and scrotum (balls); scrotum swollen by fluid accumulation
Male; testes and scrotum (balls); scrotum swollen by fluid accumulation; left side
Male; testes and scrotum (balls); scrotum swollen by fluid accumulation; of boys≡ more ...
Gouty inflammation of great toe-joint
Rheumatic tearing in all limbs, especially right side; worse, at rest and in stormy weather
Stiffness of neck
Pain in shoulders, arms, wrists; worse when at rest
Pains in bones in spots, and reappear by change of weather
Cannot sleep unless legs are crossed.
Coldness; lower limbs; foot
Pain; changes of the weather
Pain; wet weather
Pain; upper limbs; stormy weather
Pain; upper limbs; extending to other parts; downward
Pain; shoulder; rheumatic
Pain; lower limbs; movement
Pain; thigh; stretching and turning limb from side to side
Pain; thigh; walking
Pain; lower leg
Pain; foot; heel
Pain; foot; heel; rheumatic
Pain; pulling; thigh; movement
Pain; pulling; thigh; rheumatic
Pain; pulling; thigh; while sitting
Pain; pulling; knee; while walking
Pain; pulling; leg; movement
Pain; pulling; leg; while walking
Pain; tearing≡ more ...
Change of weather
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation)
Pain; pinching; externally
Pain; pressing; externally
Pain; tearing; bones
Pain; tearing; muscles
At approach of a storm
Swelling; of affected parts
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold, wet weather
Windy and stormy weather≡ more ...
Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.