Can Rhus toxicodendron treat mumps?

Rhus corresponds to dark red swellings, with tendency to erysipelatous inflammation and typhoid conditions.

There is much aching in the limbs, the patient is restless and the symptoms are worse at night. It is our best remedy in secondary parotitis. The left side is more apt to be affected. Lachesis corresponds to left-sided mumps, with purplish swellings and aggravation after sleep