Contractions. - Raph. Rap.
Raphanus sativus. Nat. ord., Cruciferae.
Common Radish. For. names: German, Gartenrettig; French, Rave; Italian, Rafano; Spanish, Rabano.
Habitat. - Native in China; cultivated all over Europe from time immemorial.
Flowering time. - Spring.
Part employed. - The fresh tuber.
Characters. - The cultivated Radish is too well known to require description. The variety used in the proving was that known as the Large Spanish Black Radish, the roots of which are large and turnip-shaped, and the outer skin quite black.
Time for collecting. - Immediately before flowering.
Preparation. - Tincture, corresponding in alcoholic strength with proof spirit.
Reference to Horn. Proving. - Hyg., xiv.
Proper forms for dispensing. - φ and lx, Tincture only. 1 and upwards, Tincture, Pilules, or Globules.