Ranunculus Bulbosus in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

What is Ranunculus bulbosus?

The homeopathic remedy Ranunculus bulbosus acts on nerves and skin. It is administered for pleurisyintercostal neuralgia and meningeal irritation, for degenerative disorders of the cervical spine, writer’s cramps and shoulder-arm syndrome. It helps with shingles and other itchy blistering skin rashes.

Leading symptoms

  • Chest pain and soreness
  • Pressure sensitive abdomen
  • Muscle pain at the bottom of the shoulder blade
  • Burning, itchy skin
  • Itchy blister rashes
  • Stiff neck
  • Rheumatic and neuralgic pains, worse when the weather changes
  • Bad effects of excessive alcohol consumption
  • Stinging, shooting pains

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Ranunculus bulbosus?

Ranunculus bulbosus shows up with stabbing, tearing and oppressive pains. Headache occurs frontally, squeezes the brain, it tingles on the scalp. You are extremely sensitive to light and have to constantly rub your eyes. Chest pain starts in the middle and radiates in all directions, but preferably to the upper right abdomen. The ribs hurt when touched and moved like after a bruise, you can hardly breathe from the pain. Back pain tends to be left-sided. Constantly cold hands lead to immobile, painful finger joints, writing is difficult. You have a great craving for alcohol and react to it with hiccups. Vinegar and sour is indigestible.

Patients are extremely argumentative, screaming and cursing out of the blue. They are particularly irritable in the morning (morning grumpy). They are afraid of heights and afraid of evil spirits.


Ranunculus bulbosus is indicated for all typical symptoms that are ameliorated or worsened by the following modalities:


  • Sleep
  • Sweat


  • draft
  • prolonged sitting
  • weather change
  • alcohol
  • sour
  • cold
  • In the morning
  • in the evening
  • contact

What are typical areas of application for Ranunculus bulbosus?

  • chest pain
  • skin rash
  • rheumatism

Areas of application in detail

Chest pain with cold and cough

It stabs in the chest, especially between the ribs. It hurts when you breathe.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6


rather moist: It itches all over the body, develops skin tags and burning rashes that scab over. The symptoms are similar to shingles.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6


Tearing, pounding pain in the upper half of the body with muscle spasms, especially in the neck, shoulder and thoracic spine, also known as shoulder-arm syndrome.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

Dosage forms of Ranunculus bulbosus

You give globules or injections up to D6. The remedy should be kept separately.

Typical potencies: D2 to D6

fabric type: plant


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