Author: Jan Scholten
655.42.15 Rhus venenata
Names: Rhus venenata is an unresolved name.
English: Poison sumac; Poison elder.
Great melancholy; no desire to live, gloomy.
Ailments from anger, vexation; with silent grief.
Suppressed by family or partners, by a tyrannical and alcoholic father or a nasty stepmother. The theme of Cinderella, who is special but disrespected, not seen in her glory. They feel neglected, used, abused, despised, being treated as an outcast. Often they are maltreated and abused by their father.
They feel special, like a princess. They can be a spiritual and intellectual authority. They have the idea that they have good insight, are creative and can tell people essential things. But often they are not seen as special, they are unappreciated for who they are. They can feel humiliated, put down or belittled. Or they can start doing it to themselves.
Restlessness, always on the move.
Dreams: amorous, lewd, lascivious, voluptuous; misfortune, death, murder.
Sensation: caught, stuck, restricted, constricted, stiff, tight, tension, bandaged; cramps, pressing; lump, plug; band.
Food: > eating.
Physical: > motion, < sitting, < rest, < in house.
Head: heavy, frontal headache; < walking, < stooping.
Eyes: closed with great swelling.
Ears: vesicular inflammation of ears.
Nose: red and shiny.
Mouth: tongue tip red, fissured in middle, vesicles on under side.
Abdomen: pain in hypogastrium before every stool.
Rectum: profuse, watery, white stools in morning, < 4 am, with colicky pains; expelled with force.
Limbs: fibrous tissues, aponeuroses, tendons, joints, cellulitis, < ove-exertion; paralytic drawing in right arm, especially wrist and extending to fingers.
Skin: dark red; eczema, dry, wet, cracks, vesicles, pimples, pustules, itching, burning, > hot water, < alcohol, < morning, < evening; vesicles; erysipelas; erythema nodosum, with nightly itching and pains in long bones, < gold, nickel; warts on sole.