Rhus Tox is a homeopathic medicine prepared from the fresh leaves of a plant named Poison Ivy. The leaves of this plant before its flowering time are gathered at sunset and potentized (a process by which homeopathic remedies are prepared). By the potentization process, the medicinal properties of this plant are extracted leaving behind any of its poisonous effects. Rhus Tox is widely used to treat joint pain, muscle pain, back pain, complaint of tendons and ligaments. This remedy is well-suited to people of rheumatic diathesis as you. It can also be adapted to people having sensitive skin prone to allergies, skin rash, eczema, hives. Among the various body parts, the medicine is most commonly used to treat complaints related to joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments. It is also highly recommended for treating back pain and stiffness.