Remedy resonance for Sciatica.
Here we compare the remedies that are indicated for Sciatica

RHUS TOXICODENDRON: Periodic attacks of sciatica from exposure to damp and overstrain. Tearing burning pains with numbness. Worse from rest and at night. Movement gives relief for a little while only. The patient is exhausted and irritable.

ACONITUM: When sciatica comes on following exposure to cold windy weather. Restless and worse at night. Dislikes being touched but appreciates warmth. The pain is intolerable and surrounding leg feels numb.

BELLADONNA: Severe pains, restless and must keep changing position to find relief. Likes warmth, and letting the limb hand down. Cannot bear the chlothes to touch him/her.

COLOCYNTHIS: The pains extend to the knee or heel, worse from movement and from cold. A feeling of a tight band round the thigh. An irritable, easily angered patient. The anger increases the pain. The pain is relieved by pressure.

PULSATILLA: For mild forms of sciatica where there is a sense of fatigue and heaviness. Veins full and distended. Pains move about and are worse when very warm. Always better in the open air. The patient is of a gentle type.

NUX VOMICA: Shooting pains to the foot, with stiffness and contraction of the limb which feels cold and paralysed. A restless, constipated patient. Pain is relieved by pressure and a hot bath.




  1. Great insight on the different views in the comments. I have used Bry. Alb in combination with Rhus. Tox and have seen good results in such pains. Maybe you can also try this combination specially towards the higher dilutions once in a day or week depending on the dilutions available and condition of the patient.

  2. Very good comparison to choose the right remedy for the same disease but with different symptoms…U0001f44dU0001f44fU0001f490

  3. Learn proven sciatica exercises to relieve sciatica pain caused by various low back conditions…

    Cud-weed-Old Balsa (GNAPHALIUM)
    A remedy of unquestioned benefit in sciatica, when pain is associated with numbness of the part affected. Rheumatism. Also low backache Aesculus and bryonia for knee pain all symptons taken into account 1st.

  5. I have it right side for 21 years after birth of my son, pain in buttock going down back of leg into back of knee worse for sitting & can’t sit comfortable also bad back tried rus tox it helped but now finished its back

  6. U are a mind reader Dina Mateos…… I am great at treating everyone else but have been struggling with this since my Osteo adjusted my back on Wednesday……. Belladonna will be on my bedside table 2nite U0001f618

  7. If it is due to disc prolapse then arnica tincture to be applied on the bottom back plus arnica 30 and this tox orally.


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