Radium Bromatum

(Radium Bromide) An important addition to the Materia Medica, especially since the provings by Diffenbach have precisionized its use. Radium brom of 1,800,000 radio-activity was employed. Found effective in the treatment of rheumatism and gout, in skin affections generally, acne rosacea, nevi, moles, ulcers and cancers. Lowered blood pressure. Severe

Ranunculus Bulbosus

(Buttercup) Acts especially upon the muscular tissue and skin, and its most characteristic effects are upon the chest walls, like pleurodynia. Bad effects of Alcohol; delirium tremens. Spasmodic hiccough. Hydrothorax. Shocks throughout the whole body. Sensitive to air and touch. Chronic sciatica. Head Irritable, pains in forehead and eyeballs. Creeping

Ranunculus Sceleratus

(Marsh Buttercup) 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. Head Gnawing in one spot left of vertex. Frightful dreams about corpses, serpents, battles, etc. Fluent coryza, with sneezing and

Raphanus Sativus

or simply Raphanus (Black Garden Radish) 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. Seborrhea, with greasy skin. Pemphigus. Hysteria; chilliness in back and arms.

Ratanhia Peruviana

or simply Ratanhia (Krameria-Mapato) The rectal symptoms are most important, and have received much clinical confirmation. It has cured pterygium. Violent hiccough. Cracked nipples (Graph; Eup ar). Pin worms. Head Bursting in head after stool, and when sitting with head bent forward. Sensation as if scalp from nose to vertex

Rhamnus Californica

(California Coffee-tree) One of the most positive remedies for rheumatism and muscular pains. Pleurodynia, lumbago, gastralgia. Vesical tenesmus; dysmenorrhea of myalgic origin; pain in head, neck, and face. Inflammatory rheumatism, joints swollen, painful; tendency to metastasis; profuse sweat. Rheumatic heart (Webster). Provings of students. 2x potency. Mind Nervous, restless, irritable.

Rheum Palmatum (Rheum Officinale)

(Rhubarb) Of frequent use in children with sour diarrhea; difficult dentition. Whole child smells sour. Mind Impatient and vehement; desires many things and cries (Cina). Head Sweat on hairy scalp; constant and profuse. Cool sweat on the face, especially about mouth and nose. Mouth Much saliva. Sensation of coolness in

Rhododendron Chrysanthum

Also Rhododendron Ferrugineum (Snow-rose) Rheumatic and gouty symptoms well marked. Rheumatism in the hot season. The modality (worse before a storm) is a true guiding symptom. Mind Dread of a storm; particularly afraid of thunder. Forgetful. Head Aching in temples. Tearing pain in bones. Headache; worse, wine, wind, cold and

Rhus Aromatica

(Fragrant Sumach) Renal and urinary affections, especially diabetes. Enuresis due to vesical atony; senile incontinence. Hematuria and cystitis come within the range of this remedy. Urine Pale, albuminous. Incontinence. Severe pain at beginning or before urination, causing great agony in children. Constant dribbling. Diabetes, large quantities of urine of low

Rhus Glabra

(Smooth Sumach) Epistaxis and occipital headache. Fetid flatus. Ulceration of mouth. Dreams of flying through the air (Sticta). Profuse perspiration arising from debility (China). It is claimed that this remedy will so disinfect the bowels that the flatus and stools will be free from odor. It acts well in putrescent

Rhus Toxicodendron

or simply Rhus Tox (Poison-ivy) The effects on the skin, rheumatic pains, mucous membrane affections, and a typhoid type of fever, make this remedy frequently indicated. Rhus affects fibrous tissue markedly-joints, tendons, sheaths-aponeurosis, etc, producing pains and stiffness. Post-operative complications. Tearing asunder pains. Motion always "limbers up" the Rhus patient,

Rhus Venenata

(Poison-elder) The skin symptoms of this species of Rhus are most severe. Mind Great melancholy; no desire to live, gloomy. Head Heavy, frontal headache; worse, walking or stooping. Eyes nearly closed with great swelling. Vesicular inflammation of ears. Nose red and shiny. Face swollen. Tongue Red at tip. Fissured in