RHODODENDRON symptoms from Manual of the Homeopathic Practice by Charles Julius Hempel. What are the uses of the homeopathy remedy RHODODENDRON…


RHODOD. Rhododendron Chrysanthum. Yellow Rose of Siberia. See Stapf’s ” Addition to the Mat. Medorrhinum”.


Ac.-phosph., Clemat., China, Dulcamara, Ledum, Mercurius, Nux.-v., Pulsatilla, Rhus.-tox., Seneg., Sulphur, Thuja., Zincum met.


Camph., Clem., Rhus.


Creeping sensation in the limbs. Erratic lacerating pains in the limbs. Insensibility of the affected parts. Insensibility and paralysis of the limbs. Increase of the pains in the limbs. Painful sensitiveness in windy and cold weather. Disagreeable general feeling of weakness. Great weariness and bruised feeling of the whole body. Convulsions.


The pains in the limbs are especially felt in the the fore-arm and leg down to the fingers and toes; they soon pass off, and resemble a cramp-like drawing. Almost all the pains reappear at the approach of rough weather, or of a thunder-storm. The pains in the limbs appear to be seated in the bones or skin, they affect only small spots, and reappear when the weather changes. Many symptoms appear in the morning.


Itching and gnawing in different parts of the body. Dropsical swelling. The joints affected by gout become red, swollen, and painful.


Great drowsiness in the daytime. Great drowsiness, with burning in the eyes. Restless sleep. Tremulousness of the limbs at night. Restless sleep, disturbed with dreams. Sleep full of dreams.


Cold feet. Paroxysm of fever at six o’clock in the evening. Great heat about the head, with cold feet and absence of thirst, intolerable headache, with pressure from within outward, burning in the eyes, dryness in the nose, and a burning hot sensation in the nose. Febrile heat, with violent thirst. Alternation of chilliness and heat, headache, drawing in the limbs. Paroxysmal burning heat in the face, evening. Slow pulse.


Frightful visions. fits of anxiety. Mental derangement. A sort of delirium. Gloomy mood, indifferent.


Vertigo. Vertigo and sleep. Stupefaction. Obscuration of the senses. Giddiness. Intoxication. Makes the head feel wild and confused. Reeling sensation in the brain. Forgetfulness and sudden disappearance of all thoughts. Dullness of the head. The head feels dull, wild, and confused, as after intoxication. Dizziness and dullness in the forehead.


Headache early in the morning, in bed. Excessive headache, as if the whole brain were oppressed. Headache, as if catarrh were about to set in. Dull headache, in the evening. Burning stitch through the head. Sticking headache, particularly in the part near the forehead. Beating headache. Violent drawing lacerating pain in the forehead. Aching pain in the forehead. Beating pain in the forehead, with pressure, going off during rest. Aching pain in the left half of the forehead. Aching on the vertex. Dullness of the head. Painful pressure in the temple, from without inward. Aching pains in the temple. Lacerating boring pain in the left temporal region. Pressure in the temporal bones. Dull pressure, deep in the occiput, in the evening. Tension in the left portion of the frontal bone. Tension, with pressure in the front part of the forehead. Aching sore pain in the brain. Racking sensation in the head when walking. The scalp is painful to the touch. Painfulness of the vertex, as if from subcutaneous ulceration. Violent itching of the hairy scalp.


Swollen eye-lids, which easily red. Suppuration of the eye- lids, at night. Dampness of the eyes, and agglutination of the lids. Lachrymation, also in the open, raw air. Painful pressure in the internal canthus, as from a grain of sand. Burning and pressure in the inner canthi. Slight burning and pressure in the eyes. Dry burning in the eyes. Burning and feeling of dryness in the eyes, especially in the evening. Periodical burning in the eyes. Itching of the eyes. Contraction of the pupil. Sensation as of a gauze before the eyes, second day.


Humming and ringing before the ears. Constant buzzing in the ears. Beating sensation in the ear. Shooting stitches in the ear. Violent otalgia in the ear. Periodical boring or drawing pain in and around the ears.


Itching and creeping in the nose. Increased secretion of mucus in the nose, as if a catarrh would set in. Violent fluent coryza, with headache and roughness of the throat.


Prickling biting in the cheek. Dry and burning lips.


Occasional grumbling and lacerating in the molar teeth. Lacerating sharp aching pain in the upper molar teeth, increased by warm food. Toothache. Aching pain, as if swollen and sore.

Charles Julius Hempel
Charles Julius Hempel (5 September 1811 Solingen, Prussia - 25 September 1879 Grand Rapids, Michigan) was a German-born translator and homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. While attending medical lectures at the University of New York, where he graduated in 1845, he became associated with several eminent homeopathic practitioners, and soon after his graduation he began to translate some of the more important works relating to homeopathy. He was appointed professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1857.