||Symptoms covered by specific remedy
|Apium graveolens 6c
||Rheumatic pain. ‘Growing pains’.
||Joints red, swollen and hot. Knees stiff and painful, worsened by the least movement. Better for application of heat as well as
pressure or binding up the joint. Weariness and heaviness in all limbs. Pins and needles in the soles hinder walking, with cracking in hip joints. Acute inflammation of toe joints.
||Shooting pains from hips to feet, joints are stiff, painful and ‘crack’ on beginning to move. Feels as though limbs would go to sleep.
||Burning rheumatic pain in joints, hands and arms, stiffness in ankles. Better for warmth, especially the heat of bed. Restless legs at night with cramps in calves, feet, toes and Achilles tendon. Frozen shoulder, writers’ cramp.
||Specifically beneficial in relieving gouty attacks, especially of the small joints, which are hot, red swollen and painful. These pains are worse in the evening and for any touch or motion.
||Excellent sciatic nerve remedy, where alternating numbness and intense pain occur. Cramps in calves & feet in bed. Rheumatic pain in ankles and legs ‘as though they lack oil’.
|Ledum palustre 3x
||Rheumatism begins in lower limbs and ascends. Swollen ankles & ball of big toes. Pain in joints worse for alcohol, movement and at night. Limbs are numb and ‘fall asleep’.
|Rhus toxicodendron 30c
||Helpful where fibrous tissue is affected e.g. in ligaments, joints and tendons and in conditions where pain and stiffness result. Pain worse from rest, feels stiff on starting to move again but better once moving. Worse for damp and cold and from overexertion or lifting heavy objects.
|Salicylic acid 6c
||Acute rheumatism with heat, acute pain and swelling, worse for touch and motion. Symptoms improve with hot application.
|Urtica urens 30c
||Acute gout, rheumatism. Pain in wrists and ankles and right deltoid muscle (over shoulder).
As a general rule, if a positive response has not been seen within 24-48 hours, please consult with your homeopathic practitioner or your General Practitioner.