Jan Scholten


Obscure, changeful indications. Susceptible, given to relapses, increasing exhaustion and lowered vitality. Rapid breakdown (Lyc.). Takes cold easily; ends in diarrhoea. TUBERCULAR TAINT. Scrofula. Quiverings.

SENSITIVE; every trifle irritates; < awaking. Fits of violent temper. Dissatisfied; always wants a change; reckless. Fear; of dogs. Confusion. Shooting from over eyes to occiput. Head pains; deep; violent; tears hair or beats head, < motion. Brain feels loose. Sensitive scalp. Eczema tarsi. Sweat on nose. Old, dingy look. Aching malar bones. Teeth; feel jammed; sensitive to air. Delayed dentition. Dryness in mouth; in choanae. Sticky mouth. Hawks mucus after eating. Adenoids. Craves cold milk, or sweets. Drum belly. Brown, foul, watery, explosive stools. Tearing in rectum on coughing. Bed-wetting. Sticky urinary sediment. Menses soon after child bearing. Frightful dysmenorrhoea. AIR HUNGER. Hoarseness, > talking. Dyspnoea, < cough. Cough; fits of; with chill and red face; < evening; < raising arms. Mucus rattle in chest, without expectoration. Pneumonia; of grippe. Asthma. Sore spot in chest. Heaviness at heart. Tension in nape. Skin: dry, harsh; sensitive, easily tanned; itching in cool air. Brown fingertips. Branny scales. Many enlarged glands. Dreams, frightful, vivid; of shame; awakes in horror. Chilly; yet wants fresh air. Cold feet; < left; in bed. Heat; on cheek of affected side; flushes of; in spots; burning; on genitals; < eating. Sweat; easy; cold; clammy; in upper parts; on hands; < coughing. Clothes feel damp. Wants covers in all stages.

Region: LUNGS; Mind; Head; Occiput; Glands; Larynx.

Worse: CLOSE ROOM; Motion; Exertion; Weather: DAMP (cold), changing; Draft; Awaking; Noise; Mental excitement; Thinking of it; Pressure of waistband.

Better: Cool wind; open air.


Remedy code suggestion
Based on some quite recent personal experience with tuberculinum (bovinum), I'd like to suggest a possible remedy code for that remedy, keeping in mind that this is, of course, an animal remedy / nosode, whereas the code has so far been consistently applied to plants only. Nevertheless, I believe Jan Scholten's 7-digit-code to be universally valid, no matter, which type of remedy or kingdom. Of course, this assertion remains open to discussion. According to the above-mentioned experience, I should be able to confirm Stage 15, and would go on to suggest the remedy code for tuberculinum bovinum as follows: 53.15.15; leaving the question whether a 'phylum 6' should be applied or not (i.e. 653.15.15) open for the time being. Suggestions for different sets of numbers would be very welcome.