Thuja occidentalis or Arborvitae meaning the tree of life is an evergreen plant in Coniferae family. It is native to Europe, Canada, America but for medicinal and ornamental purposes it is cultivated across the globe including India. The fresh plant mainly leaves and twigs contain essential volatile oil of which majorly constitute thujone. Thujone has antimicrobial and antiviral action. In herbal medicine, it is also used as an insect repellent, to cause premature births, etc. It is also used in cosmetics industry as a scent in beautifying agents and soaps. A few people use Thuja herbal tincture internally to relax mucus (as an expectorant). It is used further to enhance the bodily immunity (as an immunostimulant), and as a diuretic.
Thuja in homeopathy was Hahnemann's excellent remedy for sycosis whose peculiar action is shown upon the skin and mucus membrane by the formation of fig-warts and condylomata. Thuja produces on the skin generally and around anus particularly warty excrescence and tubercles. The Thuja plant works as an antibacterial and antifungal agent. It effectively treats the outgrowths that appear on the body in the form of skin tags, warts or moles and condylomata warts including subungual and periungual warts, plantar warts, flat warts, and genital warts. Thus, Topi Thuja Cream can be used effectively in cases of any warts, condylomata and excrescences. Topi Thuja Cream of Willmar Schwabe India contains the goodness of Thuja occidentalis which is widely recognized in Homeopathy. The hallmark of Thuja is for its central action on the skin. Apart from its salutary use in the treatment of external outgrowths (warts, condylomata), Topi Thuja Cream benefits include in other skin problems like psoriasis, skin infections and skin diseases. Various experiments and provings have shown Thuja effective in the many of the above said affections when administered in potentized form as well.
Topi Thuja Cream contains 10% of Thuja occidentalis tincture.