Nash’s Trio of Warts: Causticum, Dulcamara, and Thuja

Warts are a common dermatological condition caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). While generally harmless, warts can be bothersome and aesthetically unpleasant. Homeopathy offers a gentle and effective approach to treating warts, and among the various remedies, the trio of Causticum, Dulcamara, and Thuja stands out for its efficacy. Developed by the renowned homeopath Dr. E.B. Nash, this trio addresses different types and manifestations of warts.

Understanding Nash’s Trio:

Dr. E.B. Nash, a prominent figure in homeopathy, identified three key remedies for treating different types of warts:

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  1. Causticum:
    1. Known for its affinity for treating warts that are hard, large, and located on the face, eyelids, or fingertips.
    2. These warts may be painful, especially when pressed upon.
    3. Old warts on nose and eyebrows, on face, nails and fleshy tips of fingers.
    4. Causticum is also indicated for warts with a tendency to bleed easily.
    5. Causticum patients are sympathetic, compassionate, and emotionally sensitive individuals who may have a strong sense of justice and fairness.
    6. They tend to be deeply affected by the suffering of others.


  1. Dulcamara:
    1. This remedy is suited for warts that develop or worsen in damp, cold weather.
    2. Warts that appear on the face, hands, or fingers, particularly after exposure to wet conditions, often respond well to Dulcamara.
    3. Warts on face and hands, smooth, sometimes nearly transparent coming in a crop.
    4. On the backs of the fingers.
    5. It is also indicated for treating flat warts or those with a smooth surface.
    6. Suited to individuals who may experience mood swings or changes in emotional states based on external circumstances, such as weather changes. They may feel unsettled or irritable in damp, cold conditions.
    7. Dulcamara is well-suited for individuals who are sensitive to weather changes and may experience exacerbation of symptoms during cold, damp weather. They may also have a history of skin conditions aggravated by exposure to moisture.


  1. Thuja Occidentalis:
    1. Thuja is a versatile remedy for various types of warts, including common warts, plantar warts, and warts with a cauliflower-like appearance.
    2. It is especially useful when warts are associated with a spongy or soft texture, and when they appear in clusters.
    3. Broad, conical warts, easily splitting from their age on their surface; condylomata, sycosis. Especially when the warts appear in crops.
    4. Thuja is also indicated for warts that develop after vaccination.
    5. Reserved individuals who may have a strong desire for privacy and solitude. They may be prone to feelings of insecurity and may exhibit a fear of rejection or abandonment.

Nash’s trio of Causticum, Dulcamara, and Thuja addresses various types of warts. However, individualization is key, and a correct understanding of the case helps to treat warts from the roots.

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