Author: Jan Scholten
663.41.15 Agrostemma githago
Names: Lychnis githago.
English: Corn Cockle; Common corn cockle; Purple cockle; Corn campion; Corn-pink.
Content: 2, 4-dihydroxy-6-methyl-phenylalanine, agrostemmic-acid, allantoic-acid, allantoin, citrullin, githagenin, githagin, githagoside, sapotoxin.
Botany: growing in wheat fields; the black seeds; annual, clothed with long, soft appressed hairs; flowers long, peduncled; calyx lobes similar to the long and linear leaves, surpassing the broad, purple, red petals, falling off in fruit.
Part: ripe, dried seeds.
They have a strong feeling of responsibility for their family, relatives and especially their children. Together with that they have the feeling that they have let them down, that they did not help and protect their children when necessary.
Ailments from having left their children alone.
Weather: < grey weather.
Time: < 9 pm.
Physical: > sitting.
Head: headache; maddening, heat, burning; from left lower jaw rises into vertex.
Nose: violent sneezing.
Mouth: dry, hot; taste burning; palate burning, red margin.
Lungs: pneumonia, tuberculosis; respiratory depression.
Heart: pain; pulse small, rapid; tense, hard, slow.
Stomach: burning, extending to oesophagus, throat, chest; knife like pains; nausea and vomiting.
Rectum: burning; constipation, diarrhoea with ineffectual straining.
Back: tearing along spine.
Limbs: paralysis; walking impaired; difficulty remaining erect.
DD: Lathyrus, Secale.