Injury to spinal base or nerves—HYPERICUM
Period of overwork/exposure to cold and wet weather—Bellis perennis, Rhus toxicodendron, Ruta
See below for classic descriptions of some common remedies. Consult the Materia Medicas to learn more.
HYPERICUM—Tingling or burning pains shoots up and down leg and may be followed with numbness.
RHUS TOXICODENDRON—Sciatic, shooting pain down thigh followed by numbness and itching. Pain is worse when at rest and at night.
RUTA—Back pain extends from hips to thighs and stretching the leg or lying down may bring on the pain.