Raphanus

Black Garden Radish, Raphanus Sativus, Raphanus Sativus Niger, Raphanus niger

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HPUS indication of Raphanus: Flatulence
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Raphanus may help, unprocessed Raphanus may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Raphanus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL

General

Raphanus 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 Bromatum Kali-brom.) Nymphomania. Post-operative gas pains.

Dose

Third to thirtieth potency.

  RELATIONSHIPS

Compare

Compare: Momordica Balsamina Momordica (worse, near splenic flexure); Carboneum Oxygenisatum Carbo; Anacardium Anac.; Argentum Nitricum Arg. Nit.; Brassica Napus Brassica.

  MIND

Mind

Aversions, dislikes; to children; especially little girls (in women)

company; dread of men

women; in women

aversion to mental work

Behaviour; nymphomania

Dazed

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; environment and surroundings; of being in different places

about self; body; health, hypochondria; has an unrecognised disease

talking; fancies herself to be talking

Desires, wants; sex, lustful

Excitement

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; impulsive; capriciousness

indifference, apathy, etc.

jealousy

loathing

evening

unhappy; lamenting, regretting; moaning, groaning; weakness

unhappy; sadness, mental depression

late morning

on waking (see morning)

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); on waking

Hopeful; alternating with sadness

Hysteria

first day of period

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating

impaired thinking; confusion

on rising

night

Insanity

mania, madness

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety

anxiety; during stool

fear

of becoming a burden

of death

Memory; active memory

forgetful

during period

Talking, conversation; in sleep

  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS

Vertigo

Evening

With obscuring of vision

  HEAD

Sadness, aversion to children, especially girls

Oedema of lower eyelids

Mucus in posterior nares.

Coldness

Congestion (see pulsation); fullness

Sensation of numbness; back of head (occiput)

Pulsating; from mental exertion

Sensitive; brain

to stepping

Weakness

evening

Headache

Headache, brain feels tender and sore

Pain, headache

night

4 a.m.

affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after dinner

travelling; while travelling

after sleep

vomiting

walking; while

in forehead

morning

morning; on rising

morning; on waking

night

above eyes

above root of nose

back of head (occiput)

morning

bending head backward

forehead and back of head (occiput)

sides; turning eye outward

temples

movement; turning eyes out

burning; in spots

burning; top of head (vertex)

in spots

pulling; back of head (occiput)

pulling; temples

gnawing; forehead; above nose

gnawing; back of head (occiput)

pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead

above eyebrows

extending to above nose

sore bruised, sensitive to pressure

while walking

stitching, sudden, sharp

forehead; above eyebrows

top of head (vertex)

Sensitive; to the least jar (see stepping and pain in general)

Shocks, blows, jerks, etc. (see jerking pain, pulsation, plug, nail)

on hawking up mucous

while writing

  EYES

Eyes

Bleeding from eyes

Coldness

Discoloration; redness; morning

Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting

pressing

Pulling sensation (see pain, pulling)

Pupils; dilated

Sunken

Swellings

lids; from fluid accumulation

lids; lower lids

Weak

Vision

Dim

morning; on waking

during vertigo, dizziness

Double vision

Foggy

Long-sighted (near objects blurred)

Lost vision, blindness

Short-sightedness

Weak (see eyes, weak)

  EARS

Ear

Heat

Itching; bowl-like part, by ear canal (concha)

Pain

on pressure

from tobacco

on turning eyes outward

pulling in ear; pressing on ear

piercing, stabbing

stitching, sudden, sharp

right

tearing in

Skin; discoloration; redness; evening

Stopped sensation

while writing

Hearing

Lost, deafness

  FACE

Face

Expression; suffering

Heat; left

Pain; burning (see heat)

Skin; discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes

discoloration; pale

discoloration; red

discoloration; yellow

morning

  NOSE

Nose

Odours, imaginary and real; horse-radish

Pain; gnawing, biting; root

pressing; root

sore, bruised; root

Discharge

Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked

  MOUTH

Gums and teeth

Teeth; pain

pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, stinging

Tongue

Cracked; tongue

tongue; centre

Discoloration; tongue; pale

tongue; purple

tongue; red; spots

tongue; red; edges

tongue; reddish-blue

tongue; white

Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue

Taste

Taste; bad

bitter

mushy (see flavourless)

pasty

  THROAT

Throat

Hot-ball feeling from uterus to throat, stopping there

Heat and burning in throat.

Choking, constricting

morning; 5 a.m.

Sensation of coldness

Dryness

Fullness

Feels hot

Irritation; increases the more one coughs

in air passages

Mucus

clinging

white

Pain; evening

on waking

gullet

tonsils

burning

gullet

tonsils

sore; on waking

sudden, sharp; tonsils

Scraping

Swallowing; difficult

Swelling; tonsils

Voice; hoarseness

hoarseness; evening

External throat; out-break on skin

out-break on skin; pimples

tension; sides; convulsive

  CHEST

Chest

Pain in chest extends to back and to throat

Heavy lump and coldness in center of chest.

Coldness; middle of chest

Constriction, tension; evening

Heat; burning

Lumps; between breasts

Oppressed feeling

Pain

during a cough

sides

heart; morning; after chocolate

heart; evening

heart; while travelling

aching; when coughing

burning

sides; right

cutting (sudden sharp pain); coughing

pressing; middle of chest

stitching, sudden, sharp

Skin; discoloration; redness; spots

Weakness

Respiration

Constriction, tension; when breathing in

Pain; when breathing in

when breathing; breathing normally

when breathing; breathing deeply

sides; when breathing out

cutting (sudden sharp pain); while breathing

pulling; on breathing in

stitching, sudden, sharp; respiration; deep

Asthma attack

spasmodic

Difficult (dyspnea)

evening

Hot breath

  COUGH

Cough

Late morning; with rush of blood to chest, 11 a.m.

11 a.m., from rush of blood to chest

Evening; 7-30 p.m.

Coughing

Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); dryness from coughing; larynx

from irritation in air passages

increases the more one coughs

From mucus; larynx

  EXPECTORATION

Expectoration

Night

Greenish

White

Mucous

Noticeable taste; salty

Thick

  SKIN

Skin

Blisters; yellow

  BACK AND NECK

Neck

Cracking; neck

Pain; neck

pulling; neck

Pulsating; neck

Back

Coldness

during eating

Heat; lumbar (lower half of back)

Pain; with breath

on swallowing

dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between; during exhalation

lumbar (lower half of back); pain when needing to urinate

aching

when breathing

on swallowing

lumbar (lower half of back)

lumbar (lower half of back); leaning on the side

lumbar (lower half of back); pain urges to urinate

stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades; spine

Pulsating; when wishing to express an idea

Skin; itching

itching; burning

Shivering; night; in bed

Weakness (tired feeling, in spine)

lumbar (lower half of back)

  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

Stomach; Putrid eructations

Burning in epigastrium, followed by hot eructation.

Distended, Tympanitis, hard

Griping about navel

Stool liquid, frothy, profuse, brown, with colic, and pad-like swelling of intestines

Sensitive to clothing

Bloated; morning; on waking

after eating

lower part of abdomen

Hard

Heat

As if something were in abdomen (movements, lumps, etc.); as if ball in abdomen; ascending to throat

Noises from abdomen; gurgling

gurgling; night

rumbling; night

Pain; leaning on the side

on movement

comes on suddenly

before stool

lower part of abdomen; before period

groin region

navel; after breakfast

navel; region of navel

sides; on breathing

burning; navel; region of

cramping, griping; after drinking water

cramping, griping; after drinking milk

cramping, griping; on movement

pressing; region of navel

cutting; navel; around navel

stabbing, piercing

pressing; liver

pressing; around navel

sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; morning

sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; clothing

sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; on jarring

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); behind lower ribs

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); navel

region of; extending to sides

Trembling

Sense of weakness; groin region

Bladder; gall stones

pain; pressing, pressure

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); painful

urination; feeble stream (slow)

urination; delayed, difficult; must wait for urine to start

urination; delayed, difficult; must press; a long time before able to start

Kidneys; pain; at beginning of period

pain; tearing

on stooping

Stomach; appetite; increased (hunger in general); after eating

disordered; after eating

burping, belching; after sweets

burping, belching; strong and sharp (acrid)

after sweats

burping, belching; bitter

burping, belching; bloody

burping, belching; empty; from sugar

burping, belching; fluid

burping, belching; foul

burping, belching; mucus

burping, belching; sour; after cough

sensation of a foreign body

sensation of stomach hanging down, relaxed

pain; after eating

pain; extending to other parts; into chest

when coughing

pain; cutting

pulsation; during meditation

retching; afternoon

retching; evening; while walking

thirst; burning, intense

Eating

Pain; after eating (including certain foods)

after eating (including certain foods); after breakfast

Stomach; burping, belching; food (regurgitation); after coughing

loathing of food (see nausea); evening

Flatus

no flatus emitted upward or downward

Flatulence; obstructed

Nausea

Stomach; nausea; evening

nausea; during chill

nausea; on lying down

nausea; periodic

nausea; stool

Vomitting

Retching and vomiting, loss of appetite

Vomiting of faecal matter.

Stomach; vomiting; difficult

vomiting; violent

vomiting; bitter

vomiting; black

vomiting; dark

vomiting; vomit like stool

vomiting; green

vomiting; water

  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Rectum

Cholera; in babies

with vomiting or diarrhoea

Diarrhoea; after eating

lying down

Dysentery

Stool

Bloody

Copious

Forcible, sudden, gushing

Frothy

Large

Food appears to be passed undigested (lientery)

Mucous, slimy

Soft

Thin, liquid; brown

green

yellow

Watery

Yellow

  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Turbid, with yeast-like sediment

Urine more copious, thick like milk.

Cloudy

Colour; pale

yellow; light

Copious

more than is drunk

Sediment; phosphates

sand

yeast-like

yellow; dirty

yellow; white

Thick

Yeast-like

Urethra

Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; burning; during urination

pain; burning; at front; during urination

Womb

Female; hot; womb

hot; womb; flushes from womb to head

pain; womb (see abdomen, pain); extending to other parts; stomach

pain; burning; womb

extending to pit of stomach

Genitals

Nervous irritation of genitals

Nymphomania, with aversion to her own sex and to children, and sexual insomnia.

Female; irritation; itching

irritation; itching; night; in bed

frequent desire to masturbate

sexual intercourse; desire increased

forcing to masturbation

tingling; erotic

Menses

Menses very profuse and long-lasting

Female; period; copious

period; protracted

  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Chilliness; upper limbs; behind surface

Coldness

upper limbs; hands

lower limbs; knee

night

lower limbs; foot

evening; in bed

night

night; in bed

in bed

Constriction; upper limbs

leg; as with a garter

Cracking noise in joints

knee

Heat; hand

hand; palm

Movements and positions; trembling

trembling; lower limbs

Numbness (see tingling); hand

buttocks

foot; sole of foot

Pain; after walking

joints

after walking

shoulder

fingers

nails

nails; under the nails

lower leg; calf; spasmodic

foot; heel

resting, with boot off

while walking

aching; upper limbs

sensation as if broken

burning; foot; heel

sore, bruised; after walking

stitching, sudden, sharp; upper limbs

stitching, sudden, sharp; shoulder

stitching, sudden, sharp; elbow

stitching, sudden, sharp; forearm

stitching, sudden, sharp; hip

stitching, sudden, sharp; knee; tendons

stitching, sudden, sharp; leg

during period

stitching, sudden, sharp; foot

sole

sole; during period

tearing; upper limbs

tearing; leg; calf

Pulling sensation; upper limbs

Shrivelled (shrunken); foot seems too small

Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin; foot; sole of foot

Swollen; hand; feels swollen, but not visible

foot; heel

Water sensation; as if cold feet had been put in hot water

Weakness

walking; while in open air

joints

during chill

elbow

thigh

  FEVER AND CHILL

Fever and chill

Evening; in bed

Night; midnight

While eating

At certain time of day or night; from 12 p.m.

Afternoon; after dinner

Evening; after eating

Night

Dry heat; night

After eating

External heat; with chilliness

Perspiration with heat

  GENERALITIES

Sleep and dreams

Dreams; amorous

anxious

vivid

Restless

Sleepiness, tiredness

afternoon

Sleeplessness, insomnia

night; from coldness; of feet

night; from itching

Yawning

Perspiration

Night

During coldness

Sensation as if about to perspire, but no moisture appears

With shivering

Generalities

Sensation of ball internally (compare knotted sensation)

Faintness, fainting; during period

Lying down; lying down

Pain; pulling

pulling; evening

sore, bruised

Pulse; bounding

frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; and small

frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; strong and small

small

strong

Stretching

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat

Walking

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)