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Standard name Rheum palmatum
Other names
Standard abbr. Rheum
Other abbr.
Scientific name Rheum palmatum L. or Rheum officinale L.
Other scientific names
Common names Chinese rhubarb; Rhubarb; Rhabarber
Substance description A tincture is made of the dried root; Trituration of the dry root.
Distinctness GROUP (The exact species used in the proving is not being certainly known, see notes.)
Classification Organism – Plantae – Magnoliophyta – Magnoliopsida – Polygonales – Polygonaceae – Rheum

The remedy you buy from your homeopathic pharmacy may be different from the one used in the provings – it may not work even if properly selected.


Materia medica


Rheum officinale or Rheum palmatum, the exact species yielding it not being certainly known. Clarke, John Henry

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