Author: Jan Scholten
642.15.13 Adlumia fungosa
Names: Fumaria fungosa; after Major John Adlum.
English: Climbing fumitory; Mountain fringe; Allegheny vine.
Botany: biennial climber; North America; mountainous regions; white or purplish flowers, which hang in clusters, appear in June to October; long corolla remains closed for some time, after which it tentatively opens at the outer edges; corolla does not fall off but expands like a sponge.
Content: citric acid and various alkaloids.
Homesick, being a slave.
Withdrawing in sudden shock situations.
Absent-mindedness, mistakes in writing.
Sad, causeless, joyless for days.
Euphoria when weariness subsides.
Sexual power diminished; too quick ejaculation.
Dreams: frightful, anxious.
Weather: chilly, > fresh open air, << sun, < warmth.
Time: < 1 am < 2-5 pm.
Desire: cold milk.
Food: < fatty, < beer, < sausage; > coffee, > cold food, < smoking.
Sleep: disturbed, wakes at 3 am < tormenting thoughts, < constipation, < palpitation of heart; sleepy < afternoon, < dinner.
Physical: > lying, on abdomen; < motion.
Energy: weakness, enervation, exhaustion, prostration, infirmity, weariness < afternoon, > lie down.
Head: headache, right sided, < 3 am, + nausea, + vertigo, congested, < flatulence pressing upward.
Eyes: swelling, sty of lower lid of right eye.
Mouth: discoloration, tongue coated white.
Lungs: breathlessness + vertigo << slight exertion.
Heart: hypotension; palpitation.
Chest: oppression, left sided, > pressure.
Stomach: pressing pain < meals, > lying on abdomen, extending to left scapula or to left arm; nausea << smoking; << beer, < sausage, > after eating.
Abdomen: distended, meteorism, < smoking; pressure in hepatic region; liver inflammation, peritonitis, enteritis: chronic.
Rectum: constipation, even of soft stool; ineffectual urging; no stool for days, only yellow mucus; stool hard, knotty; soft, light-coloured.
Male: sexual power diminished; too quick ejaculation.
Female: menses frequent; infertility.
Limbs: pain finger joints.
Skin: nails slow growth.