RAPHANUS SATIVUS: Materia Medica

Black Garden Radish (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 brom). Nymphomania. Post-operative gas pains.

Head.–Sadness, aversion to children, especially girls. Headache, brain feels tender and sore. Å’dema of lower eyelids. Mucus in posterior nares.

Throat.–Hot-ball feeling from uterus to throat, stopping there. Heat and burning in throat.

Stomach.–Putrid eructations. Burning in epigastrium, followed by hot eructation.

Abdomen.–Retching and vomiting, loss of appetite. Distended, tympanitic, hard. No flatus emitted upward or downward. Griping about navel. Stool liquid, frothy, profuse, brown, with colic, and pad-like swelling of intestines. Vomiting of fecal matter.

Female.–Nervous irritation of genitals. Menses very profuse and long-lasting. Nymphomania, with aversion to her own sex and to children, and sexual insomnia.

Urine.–Turbid, with yeast-like sediment. Urine more copious, thick like milk.

Chest.–Pain in chest extends to back and to throat. Heavy lump and coldness in center of chest.

Relationship.–Compare: Momordica (worse, near splenic flexure); Carbo; Anarc; Arg nit; Brassica.

Dose.–Third to thirtieth potency.

Written by William Boericke (1849 - 1929) and published first in his book "Materia Medica" (1901)

William Boericke was an Austrian-born American physician who became a influential exponent of homeopathy. He is also known as an academic writer, publisher, medical school professor and owner of several pharmacies.

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