The skin symptoms of this species of Rhus are most severe.
Mind.--Great melancholy; no desire to live, gloomy.
Head.--Heavy, frontal headache; worse, walking or stooping. Eyes nearly closed with great swelling. Vesicular inflammation of ears. Nose red and shiny. Face swollen.
Tongue.--Red at tip. Fissured in middle. Vesicles on under side.
Abdomen.--Profuse, watery, white stools in morning, 4 am, with colicky pains; expelled with force. Pain in hypogastrium before every stool.
Extremities.--Paralytic drawing in right arm, especially wrist, and extending to fingers.
Skin.--Itching; relieved by hot water. Vesicles. Erysipelas; skin dark red. Erythema nodosum, with nightly itching and pains in long bones.
Relationship.--Antidote: Clematis. The California Poison-oak (Rhus diversiloba) is identical with it. It antidotes Radium and follows it well. Compare: Anacard.
Dose.--Sixth to thirtieth potency.