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 How were the medicinal properties of Rhus toxicodendron discovered?

Answer The medicinal use of poison ivy was discovered by accident. A French physician in the late eighteenth century discovered that a patient's chronic rash had been cured as a result of accidental poiso... Read More »
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What is Rhus toxicodendron?

Rhus toxicodendron is the homeopathy remedy commonly known as poison ivy. This plant from the Anacardiaceae family grows in fields and wooded areas in North America.
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What is rhus toxicodendron 4x hpus?

From what I understand Rhus Toxicodendron is an older term for Toxicodendron Radicans; commonly known as poison ivy! I have a homeopathic remedy here, with one of the ingredients being this "Rhus ... Read More »
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Can Rhus toxicodendron treat mumps?

Rhus tox. is one of the major homeopathic remedies for mumps with hard swollen glands, fever, and a white or yellow coated tongue with a red tip. The left side will swell first or be worse on the l... Read More »
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Why was Rhus toxicodendron given its name?

That the plant is a Sumac member of the Anacardioideaae subfamily and that it may provoke severe, even toxic allergic reactions in human are the reasons for the scientific name of Rhus toxicodendro... Read More »
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