Inflammation of the joints, which manifests as redness, warmth, swelling, and pain, is referred to as arthritis in general.

The symmetrical multiple joint involvement that distinguishes rheumatoid arthritis from other types of arthritis helps to define it as a type of chronic (ongoing) arthritis that affects joints on both sides of the body (such as both hands, wrists, and/or knees).

The skin, eyes, lungs, heart, blood, nerves, and kidneys are just a few of the organs that rheumatoid arthritis can occasionally affect in addition to the joints.

Due to the autoimmune nature of rheumatoid arthritis, the patient’s immune system, which defends the body against infection, overreacts to

Joint pain, swelling, stiffness, especially in the morning or after prolonged sitting, and fatigue, which is best described as being overly tired and sleepy, are all symptoms.


BRYONIA ALBA 200Bryonia can be prescribed for acute exacerbations of rheumatoid arthritis when there is fever, whitish coating on the tongue, and soreness in the mouth and throat.

PULSATILLA 30One of the most commonly prescribed remedies for rheumatoid arthritis is Pulsatilla, which can be given to women who have an unusual tendency to cry because they are unable to describe their symptoms without crying.

SALICYLIC ACID 30Salicylic acid is yet another treatment option for rheumatoid arthritis that can be used during acute attacks. There may be profuse swelling and redness in the affected joints, and the pain is typically accompanied by a high to very high fever. The pains are of the pricking type that may be made worse by exposure to cold and made better by warm environments.

PHYTOLACCA 30Phytolacca is indicated in cases of rheumatoid arthritis, where pains are worse in the morning, there may be stiffness in the shoulders, knees, and ankles, and walking is restricted due to acute pain. (http://www.drhomeo.com/joint/top-ten-homeopathic-remedies-for-joint-pains/) Along with the joint pains, there may be a sore, bruised feeling throughout the body.

ACTEA SPICTA 3XThe small joints in the fingers and wrists that suffer from rheumatism as well as joint swelling brought on by light fatigue respond very well to this treatment.

RADIUM BROMIDE 30Severe pain in all the limbs and joints, including the knees, ankles, shoulders, arms, hands, fingers, toes, calves, hip joints, etc., that is worse at night, in the open air, on touch, from cold air, and movements, is caused by chronic rheumatic arthritis, and it is a very useful treatment for this condition.

CAULOPHYLLUM 30—Rheumatic pain in the wrists, aching in the toes and ankles, cutting pain when closing the hands, and erratic pains that shift locations every few minutes.

GELSEMIUM 200–Gelsemium may be indicated in cases of rheumatoid arthritis that worsen during change of seasons and in damp surroundings, in which the joints are swollen and there may be extreme weakness in the surrounding muscles, in which there is marked trembling of all the limbs, and in which there is acute pain that is of a burning nature and is worsened by heat. There is also extreme weakness with lethargy.

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