Author: Jan Scholten
664.34.16 Anagallis arvensis
Names: Greek, ana means "again", agallein means "to delight in"; = to laugh out loud.
English: Scarlet Pimpernel; Weather-glass; Red Chickweed; Cure all; Poor man’s Mercury; John go to bed at noon; Panacea arvensis.
German: Ackergauchelheil, Moreron male, Nebelpflanze, Weinbergsstern, Wetterkraut.
Dutch: Guichelheil (= heil of the idiots); Guichelheilwijfke; Geckenheil; Rode mier, muurkruid; Vergiftigde mier; Heelal; Bloemetjes van 7 kwartier.
Estranged from morals and people.
Desire old times, cultivates memories.
Not adapted to new developments.
Despair and destruction from immobility.
Exhilaration, hilarity, over activity.
Sensation: paralysed, lame, weak, unable to move; sluggish; pins.
Type: psoric, allergic.
Weather: chilly, < open air.
Head: headache, persistent, sick, over supraorbital ridges; heat rising to head, + slight sweat on forehead, followed by pressing stitching in eyeballs.
Ears: tickling, pricking, itching in left ear.
Mouth: dull pains gums; as if something cold on tongue, soft palate, teeth.
Face: bran-like, ring-shaped eczema on face.
Nose: tickling, pricking on tip; nosebleed.
Throat: dry; scraping, scratching of larynx and trachea with hoarseness, < eating; as if a brush against epiglottis.
Lungs: as if struck by cushion full of pins.
Stomach: inflammation, indigestion, nausea, belching.
Abdomen: rumbling; jaundice.
Rectum: very hard stools.
Urinary: tickling, prickling, burning, urethra, < erection, > coition; orifice agglutinated; tearing in spermatic cord; dropsy.
Back: violent pain, sacrum, < lifting, taking away breath.
Limbs: pains, joints, wandering; tensive, drawing, left shoulder to nape of neck; pain, tight, in bend of left knee; rheumatic and gouty pains; as if a pin were thrust through palm of right hand between thumb and forefinger.
Skin: itching all over, palms, vertex, occiput, eyelids, cheek bones, > rubbing; tingling, dry, stick, dirty-looking, rough, bran-like eczema in rings, palms, between fingers; ulcers swellings on joints, < after meals; vesicles in groups, smarting, itching, oozing a yellow-brown lymph < scratched, scurf; eruption on chest; softening flesh; destroying warts; injury; splinters, other foreign bodies stuck; bites snake, rabid animals; rabies.