Urtica

(Urtica urens)

Patient type Rashes that come out from eating shellfish, from being overheated, or along with rheumatism often bring this remedy to mind. Symptoms are aggravated by exertion and from overheating.

Eruptions that resemble nettle-rash, with blotches that sting and burn intensely, may be soothed by this remedy. Scratching makes the symptoms worse. It aids the elemination of uric acid for people with gout.

Patient is better for lying down.

Patient is worse for touch, applying cold water, bathing, cool moist air.

Mainly used for:

  • Burns
  • Chicken pox
  • Gout
  • Hives
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Rashes

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