Ratanhia

Ratanhia Peruviana, Ratanh, Krameria-Mapato
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HPUS indication of Ratanhia: Constipation
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Ratanhia may help, unprocessed Ratanhia may be best avoided.

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

  GENERAL

General

The rectal symptoms are most important, and have received much clinical confirmation. It has cured pterygium. Violent hiccough. Cracked nipples (Graphites Graph; Eup ar). Pin worms.

Dose

Third to sixth potency

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  RELATIONSHIPS

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Compare: Paeonia Officinalis Paeon; Croton Tiglium Croton (rectal neuralgia); Sanguinaria Nitrica Sanguin nit (diseases of rectum); Macuna prurens-Dolichos-piles, with burning; haemorrhoidal diathesis; Silico-sulphocalcite of Alumina Alumina; Stag-blast Ferrum Met Iron furnace cinder--(anal itching, piles, and constipation; housemaid’s knee); abdominal flatulent distension and lumbago. Analogue to Lycopodium Lycopod.

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  MIND

Mind

Desires, wants; company

company; while alone

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)

irritability

loathing

mood; changeable, variable mood

quarrelsome, argumentative

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; open air

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; night; on waking

anxiety; when alone

anxiety; with fear

anxiety; on waking

fear; of being alone (see company)

fear; something will happen; fear when alone, relieved by conversation

fear; on waking

frightened easily; starting, startled; during sleep

starting from sleep

Restlessness, nervousness

Wearisome, tired

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  HEAD

Bursting in head after stool, and when sitting with head bent forward

Hot

forehead

Twitching of muscles

as if in brain

temples; in spots

Headache

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)

Pain, headache; evening

on breathing deeply

when breathing in

in women; during period

from certain movements; movement in general

from certain movements; while bending head forward

sitting

pain in small spot

from stool; from pressing at stool

in forehead; right side

in forehead; evening

in forehead; during period

in forehead; from stooping

in forehead; while walking

in forehead; middle

straining at stool

back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forward

back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; top of head (vertex)

sides; right

sides; in open air

sides; sitting

top of head (vertex); night

top of head (vertex); open air

top of head (vertex); during period

burrowing

in open air

sides

sides; open air

bursting

evening

while sitting; sitting bent over

after stool

forehead

pulling; forehead

right

while walking

jerking

pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if in a vice

pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if everything would fall out of forehead

during stool

pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; pressing outward

as though brain would come out

pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; during stool

shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); extending to other parts; different places

shooting (see cutting, piercing, stabbing, shocks, stitches, etc.); forehead; during period

sore bruised, sensitive to pressure

sides

stitching, sudden, sharp

evening

during period

on certain movements

on breathing deeply

while sitting

forehead

forehead; on stooping

forehead; middle of; when stooping

side of head

side of head; right

side of head; on sitting down

top of head (vertex)

tearing, rending

jerking

during period

movement

on deep respiration

forehead

forehead; flying pain

back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; upward

back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; top of head (vertex)

sides of head

temples; in spots

top of head (vertex)

top of head (vertex); during period

Scalp

Sensation as if scalp from nose to vertex were stretched.

Skin and scalp; itching

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  EYES

Eyes

Lids; stuck together; night

Cornea (transparent part of eye); triangular growth

Inflammation

Sensation as if membrane pulled over eyes

Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; morning

burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; on waking

burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; evening

constricting; evening

tearing; corner; inner

Quivering

lids

Desire to rub

Tears; morning

Twitching

right

corner; inner

lids

upper

Inclination to wipe

Vision

Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; white; points

Dim; distant objects

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  EARS

Ear

Itching; like insects crawling on skin

in ear

right

Noises in ear; night

night; midnight

on waking

on waking

chirping

right

ringing

night; midnight, on waking

on waking

Pain; in front of ear

stitching, sudden, sharp

right

tearing in

right

behind the ear; extending to upward in afternoon

in front of ear

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  FACE

Face

Heat

Lips; out-breaks on lips; burning

Pain; tearing; jaw; lower

Skin; out-breaks on skin; burning

out-breaks on skin; crusty, scabby; nose

inside and on nose

out-breaks on skin; blisters; lips; upper

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  NOSE

Nose

Nose bleed

Discharge from nose; crusts, scabs, inside

Dryness; inside

Inflammation

Itching

tip

inside

Pain; burning, smarting

Skin or lining of nose; powdery flaking skin nostrils (see discharges)

Swelling

right; sensation of

ridge of nose

Tingling; inside

Discharge

Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked

dry

Sneezing

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  MOUTH

Gums and teeth

Bleeding; gums

gums; when sucking them

Teeth; coldness

sensation of elongated teeth

incisors

pain

evening

immediately after lying down

in women; during pregnancy

pulsating

from touch

walking

extending to other parts; ear

digging

jerking

stitching, sudden, sharp, stinging

tearing

Saliva

Dryness

night; on waking

Salivation

Tongue

Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue

burning, raw and smarting; tongue; tip

Taste

Taste; flavourless

flavourless; morning

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  THROAT

Throat

Choking, constricting

Pain; swallowing; swallowing empty

pressing

sudden, sharp

Roughness

Scraping

Spasms, convulsions etc.; gullet

External throat; constriction

pain; sudden, sharp; sides

pain; tearing; sides

tension; sides; evening

while standing

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  CHEST

Chest

Breast; nipples; cracked nipples

Congestion

Constriction, tension

Heat

Lungs; fluid build up in chest cavity (pulmonary oedema)

Movements in and of chest; fluttering

Pain; travelling upwards

after dinner

sides; after dinner

burning

cutting (sudden sharp pain)

sore, bruised

from coughing

stitching, sudden, sharp

on climbing steps

arm pit; evening

sides; left

sides; after dinner

sides; after eating

breast bone; ascending a hill

Swelling; breast; instead of period

Respiration

Difficult (dyspnea)

ascending

after exertion; physical exertion

Snoring

Hiccup

Stomach; hiccup; after eating

hiccup; painful

hiccup; violent

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  COUGH

Cough

Dry cough

from tickling in larynx

Tickling; larynx

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  EXPECTORATION

Expectoration

Difficult

Mucous

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  SKIN

Skin

Discoloration; spots; small

Itching; wandering

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  BACK AND NECK

Back and neck

Pain; sore, bruised, beaten

sore, bruised, beaten; morning; after rising from bed

sore, bruised, beaten; on movement

sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); morning; on rising

sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); movement

Neck

neck

extending to other parts; down the back

extending to other parts; forehead

extending to other parts; forehead; while walking

pulling; neck

extending downward

tearing; neck

left

jerking

while walking

extending to other parts; to forehead

extending to other parts; to top of head (vertex)

Skin; itching; neck

Stiffness; neck

neck; when resting

neck; on turning head

neck; violent movement

Tension; neck (see spasmodic pulling)

neck (see spasmodic pulling); left

neck (see spasmodic pulling); evening

neck (see spasmodic pulling); while standing

Twitching; neck; tearing, extending into top of head (vertex), while walking

Back

Pain

morning; in bed

travels downwards

on movement

in women; during period

lumbar (lower half of back)

morning; on rising from bed

during period

movement

pain with urging, as if there would be a stool

sacrum (base of spine); during period

spine; irritation

spine; extending to other parts; upper, middle region of abdomen

aching; lumbar (lower half of back); during period

burning; morning; on rising, relieved by movement

burning; movement

pulling

after dinner

pressing; lumbar (lower half of back)

stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting

dorsal (shoulder level)

lumbar (lower half of back)

lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; pit of stomach

spine

spine; extending to upper, middle region of abdomen

Skin; out-breaks on skin; itching

out-breaks on skin; pimples; itching

out-breaks on skin; pimples; dorsal (shoulder level); on shoulder blades

out-breaks on skin; pimples; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulders

like insects crawling on skin

itching; evening

itching; scratching

itching; shoulder blades

between them

between them; burning after scratching

Tension

Twitching; lumbar (lower half of back)

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  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

Stomach; Pain like knives cutting the stomach.

Coldness

navel

region of navel

Constriction; groin region

Contraction; groin region

Bloated; afternoon

during period

when period is suppressed

after period

Hard; liver

As if something were in abdomen (movements, lumps, etc.); movements in abdomen

movements in abdomen; morning

movements in abdomen; sides

Noises from abdomen; gurgling; before stool

rumbling; before stool

rumbling; during stool

Pain; afternoon

in women; during period

before stool

groin region

navel; region of navel

burning; morning

burning; sides

cramping, griping; morning

pressing; before stool

pressing; groin region

morning

pressing; sides

cutting; evening

cutting; burps

dragging, bearing down; groin region

during stool

pulling; groin region

pulling; navel

sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; navel

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

left

evening

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); groin region

afternoon

Skin; itching; morning

Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual; during fever

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); in women; during period

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); violent; during period

Kidneys; pain

pain; shooting (see sudden, sharp); sore, bruised

Stomach; appetite; constant

constriction; evening

constriction; night

constriction; after eating

distended (swollen from inner pressure); while eating

disordered; while walking

burping, belching; after eating

sensation of movement in stomach; twitching

pain; cramping, griping, constricting; morning

pain; cramping, griping, constricting; burping, belching

pain; cutting

breathing

on breathing in

pain; ulcerative

retching; night

1 a.m., on waking

retching; after waking

thirst; evening

thirst; on waking

Eating

aversion to certain foods or drinks; all drinks

distended (swollen from inner pressure); before dinner

burping, belching; after dinner

burping, belching; tasting like food

loathing of food (see nausea)

night

vomiting; food; night

1 a.m., on waking

Flatus

distended (swollen from inner pressure); passing flatulence

Nausea

nausea; night

Vomiting

vomiting; night

1 a.m., on waking

vomiting; on waking

vomiting; blood

vomiting; water

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Rectum

Aches, as if full of broken glass

Anus aches and burns for hours after stool

Feels constricted

Dry heat at anus, with sudden knife-like stitches

Stools must be forced with great effort; protrusion of haemorrhoids

Fissures of anus, with great constriction, burning like fire, as do the haemorrhoids; temporarily relieved by cold water

Fetid, thin diarrhoea; stools burn; burning pains before and after stools

Oozing at anus

Pin-worms (Santoninum Sant; Teuc; Spigelia Anthelmia Spig)

Itching of anus.

Constipation; inactivity of rectum

Constriction, contraction, closure, etc.

Haemorrhage from anus

Haemorrhoids; external

protrude during stool

touch

Heat

Moisture

Pain; while sitting down

during stool

after stool

warm bathing

burning; during diarrhoea

burning; after diarrhoea

burning; before stool

burning; during stool

burning; after stool

after a hard stool

cutting

sitting

after stool

soreness

while sitting

after stool

like a splinter

sticking

after stool

sudden, sharp; after stool

difficult stool

Sensitive

Skin and lining; splits in lining of rectum

Urging, desire to stool (see pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); during stool

Worm; worms

Stool

Bloody

Hard

Scanty

Soft

Thin, liquid

Watery

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  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Cloudy

when standing up

Copious

Scanty

Sediment; cloudy

Sugar in urine

Urethra

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

Male

Male; itching; scrotum

pain; burning; penis; root of penis

Female

Female; vaginal discharge

Genitals

metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding)

Menses

period; copious

period; frequent

period; intermittent

period; protracted

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Coldness; upper limbs; fingers

upper limbs; fingers; morning

Constriction; elbow

elbow; as with a cord

elbow; bend of elbow

on bending

Heat; hand

hand; during cold

ankles

foot; during chill

Heaviness; lower limbs

lower limbs; after walking

thigh; right

thigh; while sitting

Movements and positions; jerking; leg; Achilles tendon, evening

trembling; thigh

right

evening

twitching; thigh

morning

twitching; leg; calf

Numbness (see tingling); fingers; second finger

fingers; third finger

right

Pain; movement

elbow; comes on suddenly

fingers; comes on suddenly

lower limbs; movement

thigh; jerking

lower leg; jerking

lower leg; Achilles tendon

lower leg; shin bone; standing

foot; jerking

burning; elbow; bend of

burning; forearm

burning; foot

pulling; elbow; bend of elbow

extending arm

pulling; fingers; third finger

during rest

pulling; lower limbs

pulling; thigh

evening

burning

rising from a seat

front part

pulling; knee

pulling; leg

evening

burning

on rising from a seat

calf

calf; evening

pulling; foot

pulling; toes

pressing; elbow

bend of elbow

bend of elbow; stretching out arm

sore, bruised; hip; morning

as if sprained; toes; first toe (large toe); joints

stitching, sudden, sharp; upper limbs

stitching, sudden, sharp; elbow; bend of elbow

right

before chill

stitching, sudden, sharp; thigh

stitching, sudden, sharp; knee

sitting

while standing

hollow of

hollow of; rising from a seat

stitching, sudden, sharp; toes; first toe (large toe)

tearing; shoulder

right

extending to other parts; arms

extending to other parts; wrist

tearing; upper arm

while bent

hanging down

extending to other parts; down arm

extending to other parts; to elbows

tearing; elbow

evening

bending arm

letting arm hang down

raising arm

bend of elbow

tearing; forearm

left

extending to hand

extending to ring finger

tearing; wrist

right

tearing; hand

right

twitching

between fingers; index finger and thumb

tearing; fingers; thumb

tearing; hip

extending to other parts; downward

extending to other parts; knee

tearing; thigh

movement

while sitting

walking

extending downward

back of thigh

back of thigh; crossing limb

tearing; knee

right

on movement

while sitting

tearing; leg

right

movement

shin bone

shin bone; right

Achilles tendon

Achilles tendon; while standing

Achilles tendon; extending upwards

calf

calf; right

calf; movement

calf; while sitting

tearing; ankle

right

while standing

outer side

tearing; foot

right

back of foot

back of foot; right

tearing; toes

first toe (large toe)

first toe (large toe); left

first toe (large toe); burning

second toe

third toe

Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin; knee

itching; upper limbs

itching; forearm

itching; lower limbs; feels erotic

itching; knee; bend of knee

evening

burning after scratching

itching; foot; sole of foot

feels erotic

itching; foot; heel

out-break on skin; boils

out-break on skin; pimples

out-break on skin; upper limbs; pimples

out-break on skin; forearm; pimples

out-break on skin; buttocks; boils

out-break on skin; hip; boils

out-break on skin; hip; tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps)

out-break on skin; foot; sole of; boils

Tension, tightness; forearm

thigh

evening

while standing

Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness); fingers

Weakness; thigh

thigh; walking

leg; morning; on rising

leg; afternoon

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  FEVER AND CHILL

Fever and chill

Evening

in bed

Night; in a warm room

After movement

Shaking, shivering, rigors; morning

evening

At certain time of day or night; from 8 p.m.

from 9 p.m.

Warmth; warm room

External heat; with chilliness

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  GENERALITIES

Sleep and dreams

Dreams; anger (see quarrels)

animals, insects, beasts; snakes

disease

sick people

earthquake

fights

frightful

funerals

vexatious, stressful

Restless

Sleepiness, tiredness

morning

during dinner

while sitting

Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; after midnight

after waking

Waking; 1 a.m.

2 a.m.

frequent

as from fright

Yawning

evening

Perspiration

Evening

in bed

Night

After waking from sleep

Generalities

Open air

Constriction; of orifices

Movement

Pain; burning externally

burning externally; internally

sudden, sharp; externally

tearing; externally

Symptoms not symmetrical; right

Trembling; from fright

on waking

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

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