Author: Jan Scholten
655.42.02 Anacardium occidentale
English: Cashew nut.
Source: Anne Wirtz, Interhomeopathy, September 2007.
They feel like a misunderstood person. They have the feeling that their special artistic qualities are not seen. But they are in a situation which they cannot change, they can only undergo what is done to them.
Restlessness, always on the move.
Loss of will.
Mental: weak, imbecility, does not know his surroundings; difficult thinking; memory weak.
Apathy or anaesthesia.
Sensation: caught, stuck, restricted, constricted, stiff, tight, tension, bandaged; cramps, pressing; lump, plug; band.
Food: > eating.
Physical: > motion, < sitting, < rest, < in house.
Nervous: paralysis, cannot control voluntary muscles, head falls forward, difficult to keep it up.
Head: headache, tearing, left side.
Eyes: scrofulous ophthalmia.
Ears: swelling, itching, burning.
Face: erysipelas, distorted, swelling, itching, burning, features not discernible.
Mouth: drinks run out of mouth; aphthae; tongue painfully swollen.
Throat: cannot speak, only mutters unintelligible sounds.
Urinary: increased urination; dropsy.
Male: stimulates sexual desire; testicles swollen.
Female: menses copious; < menses; uterine complaints.
Limbs: fibrous tissues: aponeuroses, tendons, joints, cellulitis, overexertion.
Skin: herpetic eruptions, erysipelas. Itching, burning, > hot applications; corroding or dry eczema; red itching spots, nettle rash, from left to right; itching and burning, reddening and swelling, then vesicles which become pustules, large and flat at first and gradually become confluent and break, the epidermis peels off but leaves the surface swollen, hyperaemic and suppurating for days; erysipelas, large blisters filled with a yellow fluid on hands, desquamation, swelling; scirrhus swellings; hard outgrowths; proud flesh; anaesthetic leprosy; large blisters filled with a yellow fluid are raised on hands, followed by desquamation; warts, corns, ulcers, cracking soles; itching almost intolerable, umbilicated vesicles as in smallpox.