RaphanusBlack Garden Radish, Raphanus Sativus, Raphanus Sativus Niger, Raphanus niger
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.Headache, brain feels tender and soreMucus in posterior nares.Oedema of lower eyelidsSadness, aversion to children, especially girlsHeat and burning in throat.Hot-ball feeling from uterus to throat, stopping thereRetching and vomiting, loss of appetiteGriping about navelabdomen; flatulence; obstructed;Burning in epigastrium, followed by hot eructation.Distended, Tympanitis, hardno flatus emitted upward or downwardStomach; Putrid eructationsStool liquid, frothy, profuse, brown, with colic, and pad-like swelling of intestinesVomiting of faecal matter.Turbid, with yeast-like sedimentUrine more copious, thick like milk.Nymphomania, with aversion to her own sex and to children, and sexual insomnia.Female; Nervous irritation of genitalsMenses very profuse and long-lastingHeavy lump and coldness in center of chest.Pain in chest extends to back and to throat
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.