Ranunculus BulbosusButtercup, Ranunc. Bulb
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Ranunculus Bulbosus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Acts especially upon the muscular tissue and skin, and its most characteristic effects are upon the chest walls, like pleurodynia. Bad effects of Alcohol; Delirium tremens. Spasmodic hiccough. Hydrothorax. Shocks throughout the whole body. Sensitive to air and touch. Chronic sciatica.
Mother tincture, in ten to thirty drop doses in delirium tremens; third to thirtieth potency generally. Chronic sciatica, apply tincture to heel of affected leg (M. Jousset).≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, open air, motion, contact, atmospheric changes, wet, stormy weather, evening. Cold air brings on all sorts of ailments.≡ show all authors ...
Incompatible: Sulph.; Staph.
Compare: Ranunc. Acris (pain in lumbar muscles and joints by bending and turning body); Ranunc. glacialis - Reindeer flower Carlina - (Pulmonary affections; broncho-pneumonical. Influenza - enormous weight in head with vertigo and sensation as of impending apoplexy; night-sweats - more on thighs); Ranunc. Repens (crawling sensation in forehead and scalp in evening in bed); Ranunc. flammula (ulceration; gangrene of arm). Compare, also: Bry.; Croton; Mez.; Euphorb.
Antidotes: Bry.; Camph.; Rhus.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
sensitive, oversensitive≡ more ...
Irritable, pains in forehead and eyeballs
Creeping sensation in scalp
Pressing pain in forehead from within outward.
Expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from spirits
in forehead; above eyes; above right≡ more ...
Day-blindness; mist before eyes; pressure and smarting in eyes, as from smoke
Pain over right eye; better, standing and walking
Herpes on cornea
Vesicles on cornea, with intense pain, photophobia, and lachrymation.
burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
pressing≡ more ...
Burning and intense itching; worse, contact
Herpetic eruptions, with great itching
Shingles; bluish vesicles
Itching in palms
Blister-like eruption in palms
Finger-tips and palms chapped
Vesicular and pustular eruptions.
Abnormal growths; ulcers; phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)
Out-breaks on skin; crusty
herpetic; zoster, zona
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Various kinds of pains and Soreness, as if bruised in sternum, ribs, intercostal spaces, and both hypochondria
chilliness in chest when walking in open air
Stitches in chest, between shoulder-blades; worse, inspiring, moving
Rheumatic pain in chest, as from subcutaneous ulceration
Tenderness of abdomen to pressure
muscular pain along lower margin of the shoulder-blade; burning in small spots from sedentary employment.
Coldness; breathing cold air
walking in open air
when breathing; breathing deeply
when turning body
burning; sides; left
on turning in bed,
cartilage; cartilage of short ribs
stitching, sudden, sharp
change of weather
sides; while walking≡ more ...
Pain; while walking
dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between; morning
sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); lowest rib≡ more ...
behind lower ribs; evening
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; behind lower ribs
sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); behind lower ribs; right
sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); behind lower ribs; on breathing in
sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); liver
sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); sides; on breathing in
Complaints of spleen
Stomach; hiccup; after alcoholic drinks≡ more ...
Pulling up limbs
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; shoulder
stitching, sudden, sharp; shoulder; right
Skin; out-break on skin; blisters; containing fluid≡ more ...
Affects of alcohol
Change of temperature
Change of weather
Eating and food; symptoms while fasting
Pain; pressing; internally
pressing; as from load
sore, bruised; externally
sore, bruised; internally
sudden, sharp; externally
sudden, sharp; internally
sudden, sharp; inward
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general
from becoming cold
after becoming cold
entering a cold place
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
Wine≡ more ...