RUTA – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

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TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

RUTA homeopathic drug picture symptoms from A Primer of Materia Medica by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathy remedy RUTA

Generalities

      Bruised pain as from a blow in all parts on which he lies. Great restlessness; cannot keep his legs still, with heaviness. A painful sensation of weakness even after slight effort. Symptoms (<)during rest, relieved by motion. General aggravation in cold, wet weather.

Head

      Heat in the head, with anxious restlessness. Shooting pains in the forehead, extending to temples. Pains in the temple as from a blow , extending to occiput. Headache, as from a nail being driven in. Headache after use of alcoholic stimulants. Pains externally, as from a fall.

Eyes

      Spasmodic drawings in the lower lid, which move it back and forth. lachrymation in the open air. Heat in the eyes by the light, with aching when reading. Pain as if one had looked too intently. Fatigue after reading too long. Dim vision from much reading, like mist before the eyes. Green circle around the light in the evening.

Ears

      Pains from a bruise in the cartilages of the ears.

Nose

      Bleeding of the nose, with sensation of pressure at the root.

Face

      Pain in the face, as from a blow, seeming to be in the periosteum of the zygoma.

Mouth

      Boring pain in the lower teeth. Gums bleed easily; dryness in the mouth and throat; feeling of a lump in the throat on empty swallowing.

Stomach

      Appetite disappears immediately on beginning to eat, with aversion to food; unquenchable thirst in the afternoon. Food tasteless. Eructations with out odor; pain, especially after eating raw or indigestible food. Soreness over the pit of the stomach. Gnawing sensation of emptiness in stomach.

Clinical. Dyspepsia from eating meat, with distress in the stomach and eruption like nettlerash.

Abdomen

      An aching gnawing in the region of the liver. Painful swelling of the spleen. Gnawing and tightening in the region of the navel. Bruised pain in the region of the loins, while sitting after walking.

Rectum and Stool

      Tearing stitches while sitting, frequent urging to stool, ineffectual, with prolapsus of the rectum. A slimy diarrhoea alternates with constipation. Stool constipated on account of inactivity of rectum.

Urinary Organs

      Pressure in the neck of the bladder after urinating, as it were still full. Urging with scanty micturition. Persistent urging to urinate immediately after micturition.

Clinical. Irritable bladder with constant urging to urinate, retention of urine. Involuntary micturition at night and even during the day on motion. Frequent micturition at night.

Sexual Organs

      Menses very irregular. Menses scanty, lasting but two days, preceded and followed by Leucorrhoea. Corrosive leucorrhoea flows the menses.

Respiratory Organs

      Cough wakes him about midnight. Violent cough with continuous expectoration and efforts to vomit. Expectoration of thick, yellow mucus, with a feeling of weakness in the chest. Gnawing, biting and burning in the chest.

Neck and Back

      Tension and pressure in the nape and shoulders. Pain i the spine as if beaten. Stitches in the small of the back when walking or stooping. Stitches in the small of the back while sitting, relieved by pressure and by lying on the back. Bruised pain in the sacrum when sitting after walking, relieved by walking.

Extremities

      Bruised pain in the muscles and joints; a feeling of paralysis and stiffness of the wrists, worse in cold, wet weather. The wrist is painful when lifting anything. Pain in the hip as if the bones were beaten after a blow or fall, worse on motion. Weakness and weariness in the limbs after walking. Feeling as if the tendons under the knees were shortened.

Skin

      Corrosive itching over the whole body, relieved by scratching.

Sleep

      Yawning and stretching, especially after eating,; frequently waking at night as though he had slept enough.

Fever

      Coldness and shivering, with great thirst, heat of the face and dull head. Cold shivers run over the back. Heat without thirst, with restlessness, anxiety and short breath.

About the author

TF Allen

TF Allen

Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)
Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.

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