Author: Jan Scholten
655.33.01 Abelmoschus moschatus, Abelmoschus
Names: Hibiscus abelmoschus.
English: Kasturi; Musk-seed.
Botany: Egypt, the East Indies and Mexico.
Content: palmitic acid.
Culture: mythology, ambre: perfume of timid love; Ambrosia: liquor of the Gods, detoxifier, brings eternal life; Ambrette: popular drink that causes bad morals.
Feels timid and guilty about love affairs.
Nervous: paralysis when speaking out.
Fearful; fears bad morals.
Religious, narrow minded.
Delirium with hallucinations.
Fear: animals; ! insects, flies, spiders, scorpions, snakes; being attacked by venomous animals.
Colour preference: 15-16C.
Time: < 1 am, < 5 am, < 9 pm.
Desire: food, appetite, < before menses.
Nervous: trembling; paralysis < pregnancy.
Eyes: glaucoma; detachment of the retina; visual scotoma, spots; pain, tearing, a by a nail.
Nose: smell acute, < pregnancy.
Mouth: dry; salivation excessive, < pregnancy; trembling or paralysis of the lips and jaw.
Heart: pulse rapid, anguish.
Chest: tight, heart region.
Stomach: gas; nausea, < pregnancy.
Female: menses irregular.
Limbs: oedema of the hands and legs; rheumatism.
Skin: exanthema, burns; hair loss; snake bite.