RaphanusBlack Garden Radish, Raphanus Sativus, Raphanus Sativus Niger, Raphanus niger
HPUS label indication: Flatulence
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 Raphanus based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Produces pain and stitches in liver and spleen. Increases of bile and salivary secretion. Symptoms will not appear if salt is used with the Radish. Great accumulation and incarceration of flatulence. "Globus" symptoms. Seborrhoea, with greasy skin. Pemphigus. Hysteria; chilliness in back and arms. Sexual insomnia ( Kali-brom.) Nymphomania. Post-operative gas pains.
Compare: Momordica (worse, near splenic flexure); Carbo; Anac.; Arg. Nit.; Brassica.
Third to thirtieth potency.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Headache, brain feels tender and sore
Mucus in posterior nares.
Oedema of lower eyelids
Sadness, aversion to children, especially girls
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Heat and burning in throat.
Hot-ball feeling from uterus to throat, stopping there
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Retching and vomiting, loss of appetite
Griping about navel
Burning in epigastrium, followed by hot eructation.
Distended, Tympanitis, hard
no flatus emitted upward or downward
Stomach; Putrid eructations
Stool liquid, frothy, profuse, brown, with colic, and pad-like swelling of intestines
Vomiting of faecal matter.
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
Turbid, with yeast-like sediment
Urine more copious, thick like milk.
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Nymphomania, with aversion to her own sex and to children, and sexual insomnia.
Female; Nervous irritation of genitals
Menses very profuse and long-lasting
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Heavy lump and coldness in center of chest.
Pain in chest extends to back and to throat
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.