( Ranunculus bulbosus )
Common names are Bulbous buttercup and bulbous crowfoot. It is a native to Europe, but is also found throughout North America.
The whole plant in flower is finely chopped up and steeped in alcohol. The buttercup has been used medicinally since the time of ancient Greece. Toxic and irritant, it was mostly used externally for skin growths such as warts and blemishes.
This remedy is most suited to those who irritable, depressed, and quarrelsome. They feel weepy and inadequate, and worse for thinking about their symptoms. Restlessness and insomnia are common characteristic traits. The classic symptom picture for Ranunculus bulb. includes muscle, joint, and skin problems. Typical muscle problems include soreness, deep bruising pain, particularly chest pain between the ribs. The classic skin symptoms for this remedy focus on eczema or herpes, especially herpes zoster ( shingles ) with intense burning and itching.
Always consult a Homepathic, , or your doctor before self treatment on ones self.