Substances & Homeopatic Remedies

Ranunculus sceleratus

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In the Middle Ages, beggars regularly rubbed the sap of blister-raising buttercups on their skin to cover themselves with red blisters and spots and evoke sympathy. For Linnaeus this was immediate cause to give the plant the generic name sceleratus, 'criminal, pernicious.'