Ranunculus Sceleratus

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

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

  GENERAL

General

Is more irritating than others of this botanical family, as seen in the skin symptoms. Boring, gnawing pain very marked. Pemphigus. Periodical complaints. Fainting with pain in stomach.

Dose

First to third potency.

  MIND

Mind

Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work

indolence, aversion to work; evening

aversion to mental work

Behaviour; shrieking

inclination to sit

Delirium

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; creatures and animals; vermin; sees crawl about

death; sees dead persons

Excitement; evening; in bed

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability

laughing

sardonic

unhappy; despair; discouraged; evening

unhappy; sadness, mental depression

evening

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating

impaired thinking; confusion; morning

impaired thinking; dull, sluggish

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety

fear; hydrophobia (fear of water)

Memory; weakness of memory; for what has just thought

Perception; senses; dull

Restlessness, nervousness; night

tossing about in bed

Sighing (see respiration)

Unconsciousness; during vertigo, dizziness

  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS

Vertigo

While sitting

  HEAD

Gnawing in one spot left of vertex

Frightful dreams about corpses, serpents, battles, etc

Fluent coryza, with sneezing and burning micturition.

Coldness; forehead

Congestion (see pulsation); fullness

fullness; forehead

Expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation

Hot

in a warm room

Swollen, and feeling swollen

Twitching of muscles; top of head (vertex)

Headache

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)

Pain, headache

pressure

indoors; on entering a room

pain in small spot

sudden pain or sudden increase of pain; pain comes on suddenly and decreasing gradually

walking; after walking in open air

warm room

in forehead; evening

in forehead; extending to other parts; backward

back of head (occiput)

evening

sides; one side

sides; left

top of head (vertex)

biting

boring, digging, screwing

back of head (occiput)

burning; top of head (vertex)

cramping

pulling

top of head (vertex)

dull pain

back of head (occiput)

gnawing

with earache

temples

top of head (vertex)

jerking; top of head (vertex)

as from a plug, peg or wedge (see nail)

pressing (see bursting, pulling)

cramp-like

pulling

gnawing, biting

inward

outward

as if in a vice

forehead; inward

back of head (occiput)

temples

temples; inwards

temples; outward

top of head (vertex)

top of head (vertex); inward

stitching, sudden, sharp; temples

tearing, rending; morning

tearing, rending; top of head (vertex)

Scalp

Skin and scalp; sensation of scalp contracting

itching

scratching

  EYES

Eyes

Lids; out-breaks on skin; blotches

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

Distorted

Hardness; lids (see thickening)

Irritation

Pain; on movement of eyes

on movement of eyes; quick

burning, smarting, gnawing, biting

corner

corner; outer

margins of lids

pulling

pressing

periodical

stinging; corner

Tears

with running nose

  EARS

Ear

Coldness

Pain

during headache

behind ear

evening

inside (in ear canal)

boring pain in ear

evening

behind the ear

behind the ear; right

behind the ear; evening

pulling in ear

evening

stitching, sudden, sharp

in front of ear

in front of ear; evening

  FACE

Face

Sensation of cobwebs

evening

Coldness

sensation of coldness

Convulsions, spasms

Heat; evening

hot flashes

Pain

in a room

after walking

pulling

Abnormal grin from contraction of facial muscles

Skin; drawn, pulled

Trembling; lips

Twitching

  NOSE

Nose

Catarrh

Discharge from nose; watery

Itching; inside

Pain; gnawing, biting

Tingling; inside

tip

Discharge

Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet

Sneezing

frequent

  MOUTH

Mouth

Denuded patches

Mouth sore and raw

Inflammation

Thrush (whitish flakes)

Gums and teeth

Teeth and gums sensitive

Bleeding; gums

Discoloration; gums; redness

Swelling; gums; painful

Teeth; feel as if on edge

pain

incisors

molars

upper teeth

lower teeth

extending to other parts; ear

pulling

pulling; morning

jerking

stitching, sudden, sharp, stinging

Saliva

Dryness

Saliva; frothy

Salivation

Tongue

Tongue mapped

Burning and rawness of tongue.

Cracked; tongue

Discoloration; tongue; red

tongue; white

morning

Inflammation; tongue

Lining; tongue, excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)

Pain; tongue

burning, raw and smarting; tongue

spots

stitching, sudden, sharp; tongue

Tongue; bare spots, tongue (see lining)

red patches on tongue (mapped or geographic tongue)

Taste

Taste; sweetish; morning

Palate

Pain; palate (roof of mouth)

aching; palate (roof of mouth)

rasping; palate (roof of mouth)

stitching, sudden, sharp; palate (roof of mouth)

  THROAT

Throat

Choking, constricting

night

while eating; bread

Dryness; morning

Mucus; thick

Pain; on coughing

throat

burning

gullet

sore

on coughing

sudden, sharp

tonsils

Scraping

Swelling; tonsils

External throat; pain; sudden, sharp; throat-pit

  CHEST

Chest

Integument sensitive

Bruised pain and weakness in the chest every evening

Sore burning behind xiphoid cartilage.

Heart; aneurysm; of the large arteries

Heat

Oppressed feeling; breast bone

Pain

evening

night

breast; region of breast

evening

heart

gnawing, biting

pinching

pressing

sore, bruised

arm pit

breast

stitching, sudden, sharp

evening

night

sides; right

sides; left

heart

Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin

itching; like insects crawling on skin; in breast

itching; like insects crawling on skin; breast bone

Weakness

evening

Respiration

Pain; when breathing; breathing deeply

pressing; breathing in; when breathing in deeply

Asthma attack

Deep

Difficult (dyspnea)

night

Impeded, obstructed

with pain; in the chest

Sighing

Sobbing

  COUGH

Cough

Dry cough

Hacking cough

  EXPECTORATION

Expectoration

Watery

  SKIN

Skin

Vesicular eruption, with tendency to form large blisters

acrid exudation, which makes surrounding parts sore.

Blisters

generating pus

yellow

Contraction

Dry

Abnormal growths; ulcers

ulcers; with boring

ulcers; discharges; corrosive

ulcers; discharges; greenish

ulcers; discharges; thin

ulcers; discharges; watery

ulcers; with gnawing, biting pain

ulcers; hardened

ulcers; phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)

ulcers; surrounded by pimples

ulcers; sensitive

ulcers; generating pus

Like insects crawling on skin

Itching

gnawing, biting

crawling

unchanged by scratching

stinging

Out-breaks on skin

gnawing, biting

blisters

peeling in scales

discharging, moist; corrosive

discharging, moist; greenish

herpetic

itching

stinging

itching

painful

groups of itching blisters

stinging

Pain; gnawing, biting

gnawing, biting; eating at skin

stinging

Prickling

Sensitive

Sticking

  BACK AND NECK

Back and neck

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

sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); sacrum (base of spine)

Neck

Coldness; neck

neck; morning

Back

Pain; paralytic

dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades

lumbar (lower half of back)

paralytic

while walking

sacrum (base of spine)

aching; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between them

aching; lumbar (lower half of back); paralytic

jerking

pressing; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades

pressing; lumbar (lower half of back)

stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; lumbar (lower half of back); walking

Prickling

Skin; like insects crawling on skin

prickling

  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

Sensation of a plug behind umbilicus

Pain over region of liver, with sensation as if diarrhoea would set in

Pressure as of a plug behind right false ribs; worse, deep inspiration.

Sensation as if diarrhoea would come on

Enlarged; spleen

Inflammation; liver; chronic

Abdominal muscles; twitching and jerking

Navel; sensation of plug, behind navel

Pain; morning

as if diarrhoea would come on

comes on suddenly

extending to other parts; downward

behind lower ribs; on breathing

liver

cutting; night

pressing; liver

pressing; around navel

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); extending to other parts; downward

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

right

on breathing in

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); liver

sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); spleen

on breathing deeply

Swelling; spleen

Bladder; urination; dribbling (by drops); involuntary; after urinating

Kidneys; pain

pain; pressing

pain; sudden, sharp, stinging, sticking

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

appetite; lacking, no appetite; evening

constriction

burping, belching; morning; before breakfast

burping, belching; evening

burping, belching; before breakfast

burping, belching; after eating

burping, belching; empty; before breakfast

burping, belching; empty; after eating

burping, belching; rancid

evening

burping, belching; sour; evening

fullness; morning

inactivity

inflammation

pain; morning

pain; with fainting

pain; from pressure

pain; violent

pain; pulling

pain; pressing; morning

pain; pressing; pressure

retching; night

tension

thirst; during chill

thirst; during heat

Eating

burping, belching; tasting like food

Nausea

nausea; morning

nausea; night; midnight

nausea; night; after midnight

Vomitting

Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver

Stomach; vomiting; easy

  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Rectum

Itching; evening

Moisture

Pain; while walking

burning; tickling

pressing (pressure); evening

pressing (pressure); walking

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

urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing); during stool

Stool

Odour; offensive

Soft

Watery

  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Burning (includes hot)

Urethra

Urethra (urinary part of genitals); crawling

crawling; passage

itching; passage

pain; at front when not urinating; after urinating

pain; burning; passage

Male

Male; pain; gnawing, biting; scrotum

pain; pulling; penis

pain; smarting; scrotum

pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; penis

head (glans)

thick emission from penis

Genitals

pain; gnawing, biting

Female; sexual intercourse; aversion to

  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Boring pain

Sudden burning sticking In right toe

Corns, with burning and soreness, especially when feet hang down

Gout in fingers and toes.

Arthritic nodules; finger joints

toes

Hands and feet; corns; boring

corns; burning

corns; painful

corns; sore

corns; stinging

Letting limbs hang down

Movements and positions; convulsion

twitching

leg; calf

toes; first toe (large toe)

Pain; joints

joints; gouty

upper limbs

hand

fingers; jerking

fingers; second finger

foot; sole

foot; heel

toes; jerking

toes; joints of; gouty

toes; first toe (large toe)

right, then left

boring; forearm

boring; hand

boring; fingers

bones

boring; lower limbs

boring; knee

boring; foot

ball of

sole

boring; toes

first toe (large toe)

first toe (large toe); right

burning; forearm

stinging in spots

burning; hand

burning; fingers; back of fingers

burning; leg; calf

burning; foot; toes; first toe (large toe)

right

pulling; shoulder

pulling; forearm

paralytic

gnawing, biting; joints

gnawing, biting; upper limbs

gnawing, biting; elbow

gnawing, biting; hand; palm

evening

gnawing, biting; fingers; bones of fingers

gnawing, biting; fingers; first finger

bones

gnawing, biting; lower limbs

gnawing, biting; knee

gnawing, biting; ball of foot

gnawing, biting; toes; first toe (large toe)

pressing; lower limbs

pulling

pressing; knee; while walking

pressing; leg

sore, bruised

stitching, sudden, sharp; shoulder

stitching, sudden, sharp; forearm

extending downwards

stitching, sudden, sharp; hand; ball of hand

stitching, sudden, sharp; hand; between first and second fingers

stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers

as from splinter

stitching, sudden, sharp; leg

stitching, sudden, sharp; foot

stitching, sudden, sharp; toes

itching

first toe (large toe)

first toe (large toe); right

first toe (large toe); tip of toe

Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin; toes

itching; upper limbs; stinging

itching; upper arm; stinging

itching; hand; between fingers; evening

itching; lower limbs

itching; foot

back of foot

sole of foot

out-break on skin; hand; moist

out-break on skin; hand; red

Swollen; fingers

fingers; morning

Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness); foot

foot; back of foot

toes; first toe (large toe)

Weakness; shoulder

foot

  FEVER AND CHILL

Fever and chill

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature); during intermission of fever

temperature); while eating

While eating

Night; dry burning heat

after midnight

Dry heat

night

Stages of chill, heat and sweat; heat alternating with chill, then with sweat

external coldness, then chill, then heat

After walking in open air

  GENERALITIES

Sleep and dreams

Dozing

Dreams; animals, insects, beasts; animals

animals, insects, beasts; snakes

anxious

battles

of dead people; dead bodies

fights

frightful

vivid

Interrupted

after midnight

Restless

night; feeling comes on after midnight

Semi-conscious

Sleepiness, tiredness

evening

Sleeplessness, insomnia

night; from before midnight

until 3 a.m.

night; after midnight

3 a.m.

night; during heat

after waking

Waking; early

Yawning; afternoon

Convulsions

Convulsions

rapid muscle spasm

convulsive movements

epileptic

Perspiration

Generalities

Morning

Afternoon

Evening

Night

Night; before midnight

after midnight

Open air

Change of temperature

Constriction; externally

internally

Eating and food; while eating

after eating

bacon

bread

Faintness, fainting

from pain; stomach

Formication (like insects crawling around); external parts

Full feeling; internally

Glands; itching, glands

Heaviness; internally

Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation)

internally

Jerking; internally

during sleep

Lying down; after lying down

lying on side; on painful side

lying on side; on painless side

Movement

Pain; appear suddenly; and disappear gradually

bones

gnawing, biting

boring

burning externally

internally

as from being burnt

constricting; internally

cutting; internally

gnawing, biting; externally

gnawing, biting; internally

gnawing, biting; glands

jerking; externally

jerking; internally

paralytic

pinching

internally

pressing; externally

pressing; internally

pressing; inward

pressing; together

pressing; from within outward

pressing; muscles

sore, bruised; externally

sore, bruised; internally

sudden, sharp; externally

sudden, sharp; internally

sudden, sharp; downward

sudden, sharp; bones

sudden, sharp; glands

sudden, sharp; muscles

tearing; externally

tearing; internally

twisting

Sensation of plug; internally

Pressure

Prickling; externally

Pulse; abnormal

frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid

and small

full

hard

small

soft

Sensitive; externally

Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side

crosswise, left upper and right lower

right

left

While sitting

Sitting

During sleep

Swelling; glands

swollen sensation

Tension; internally

Touch

Illusions of touch

Trembling; externally

Vomiting

On waking

Walking

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)