Author: Jan Scholten
663.25.13 Boerhavia diffusa
Latin: Boerhaavia repens.
English: Spreading hogweed; Tar vine; Red spiderling.
Hindi: Biskhafra; Sanskrit Punarnava, = what renews us; Tamil Mukkarete.
Content: antifibrinolytic glycoside-pun-amavoside, alkaloids, rotenoids (boeravinones A, B, C, D, E), lignans (Iiridoderdin, syringaresinol mono p-D-glucoside), flavones, ursolic acid, sterols (p-sitosterol), boeravine, p-ecdysone, hypoxanthine 9-L-arabinofuranoside and potassium salts.
The need to be appreciated is often not fulfilled. They do not get the respect and appreciation of their father. Later they do not get it from their brothers and sisters. In inheritance they are often outside and get less than the others. This can be due to the fact that they regularly have been aggressive themselves. They have the feeling that they have to fight for their position and values. But they do not succeed in holding things. This gives them the feeling of a kind of grudge, feeling of being wronged.
Weather: < heating.
Aversion: food, appetite diminished.
Energy: weakness, debility; obesity
Fever; pain, inflammation, immune system disturbances.
Nervous: weakness, paralysis; spasms, convulsions.
Eyes: ailments; night blindness; conjunctivitis.
Mouth: tastes: bitter, sweet, pungent.
Throat: sore; tonsillitis.
Lungs: bronchitis, cough; asthma; dyspnoea; expectoration, mucus.
Heart: weak, congestive heart failure, oedema; anaemia, < iron deficiency.
Stomach: cramp, heartburn.
Abdomen: chronic peritonitis, enlarged spleen, diabetes; liver disorder cirrhosis, jaundice; ascites.
Rectum: dysentery, constipation; flatulence; worms.
Urinary: urine scanty, albumen, gravity high; burning urination; cystitis; kidney diseases, infections, stones; acute pyelonephritis, parenchymatous nephritis, nephrotic syndrome; oedema, dropsy, general oedema.
Male: impotence; premature ejaculation.
Female: labour delayed; menopause pain.
Limbs: joint pain; arthritis, rheumatoid; sciatica.
Skin: ulcers, mycosis; wounds; ulcers; serpent and rat bites; hair loss; dandruff.