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RANUNCULUS SCELERATUS

(ran-s)

(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 burning micturition.

Mouth
Teeth and gums sensitive. TONGUE MAPPED. Denuded patches. Mouth sore and raw. BURNING AND RAWNESS OF TONGUE.

Abdomen
Sensation of a plug behind umbilicus. PAIN OVER REGION OF LIVER, WITH SENSATION AS IF DIARRHOEA WOULD SET IT. Pressure as of a plug behind right false ribs; worse, deep inspiration.

Chest
Integument sensitive. Bruised pain and weakness in the chest every evening. SORE BURNING BEHIND XIPHOID CARTILAGE.

Skin
VESICULAR ERUPTION, WITH TENDENCY TO FORM LARGE BLISTERS. ACRID EXUDATION, WHICH MAKES SURROUNDING PARTS SORE.

Extremities
BORING PAIN. Sudden burning sticking IN RIGHT TOE. Corns, with burning and soreness, especially when feet hang down. Gout in ringers and toes.

Dose
First to third potency.