by H. C. Allen
Ruta Graveolens suites for Scrofulous exostosis; bruises and other mechanical injuries of bones and periosteum; sprains; periostitis; erysipelas; fractures, and especially dislocations ( Symphytum ).
Bruised lame sensation all over, as after a fall or blow; worse in limbs and joints ( Arnica ).
All parts of the body upon which he lies are painful, as if bruised ( Baptisia, Pyrogen ).
Restless, turns and changes position frequently when lying ( Rhus ).
Ruta Graveolens has Lameness after sprains, especially of wrists and ankles (chronic sprains, Bovista, Stron. ).
Phthisis after mechanical injuries to chest ( Millefolium ).
Aching in and over eyes, with blurred vision, as if they had been strained.
After using eyes at fine work, watchmaking, engraving ( Natrum mur. ); looking intently ( Sen. ).
Amblyopia or asthenopia from over-exertion of eyes or anomalies of refraction; from over-use in bad light; fine sewing, over-reading at night; misty, dim vision, with complete obscuration at a distance.
Eyes burn, ache, feel strained; hot, like balls of fire; spasms of lower lids.
Constipation; from inactivity, or impaction following mechanical injuries ( Arnica ).
Ruta Graveolens has Prolapse of rectum, immediately on attempting a passage; from the slightest stooping; after confinement; frequent unsuccessful urging.
Pressure on the bladder as if constantly full; continues after urinating; could hardly retain urine on account of urging, yet if not attended to it was difficult afterwards to void it; scanty green urine; involuntary.
Ruta Graveolens Warts; with sore pains; flat, smooth on palms of hands ( Natrum carb., Natrum mur. – on back of hands, Dulcamara ).
Backache, relieved by lying on the back.
Ruta Graveolens Relations. – Compare: Arnica, Argentum nitricum, Conium, Euphr., Phytolacca, Rhus, Symphytum
After Arnica, it hastens the curative process in the joints; after Symphytum, in injuries to bones.