An excellent compilation of symptoms of homeopathic medicine Ruta from the book Pearls of Homeopathy by M.E. Douglass, published in 1903….

Sensation of heat and fire in the eyes, and aching while reading (in the evening, by the light).

Vision very weak, as if the eyes were excessively strained.

Pain, as if beaten and lame, in the spine.

The limbs feel bruised.

All parts of the body upon which he lies, even in bed, are painful, as if bruised.

Menses too soon and too profuse.

Melford Eugene Douglass
M.E.Douglass, MD, was a Lecturer of Dermatology in the Southern Homeopathic Medical College of Baltimore. He was the author of - Skin Diseases: Their Description, Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment; Repertory of Tongue Symptoms; Characteristics of the Homoeopathic Materia Medica.