Author: Jan Scholten
Homeopathy and Minerals
Calcarea fluorata is found in nature in the form of a stone called 'fluorite'. It was used in China to calm down nervous and anxious people. Homoeopathically it is quite well known. The fear of poverty is one of its confirmatory symptoms. Sankaran says that it is the remedy for people who are afraid to lose all their money in times of recession, and who therefore stash it all away. Morrison has written an extensive report on Calc-f (1990, page 271).
What do others think Glamour and glitter
Sensitive to criticism Money, cars, clothes
Shyness Hard, hurried, fluent
Protection Superficial contacts
The group analysis gives a more extended view. Besides the theme mentioned by Sankaran (1991, page 215), there are some more aspects to consider.
In the first place one could say that the theme is one of fear that others will think that they are not glamorous. They are afraid what others will think about their social status. They want to have a job in which they can glitter, in which they can present a shiny image to the world. And even then they are afraid that others will think nothing of it. They ask themselves questions such as: 'what will others think of my position', 'do I have enough money', 'do I look glossy enough'.
It is clear that they suffer from insecurity, which is also expressed in the fact that they find it very difficult to make decisions. They are very sensitive to criticism, especially if it means that they don’t count, that they are not worth being included.
The fear manifests itself in all areas to do with glamour. The first one is the area of work, their social position. Do they have a job that is 'showy' enough, a job that looks good. Secondly there is the area of social relations. Do they look flashy and glamourous enough, are they sexually attractive, will they be able to attract a partner who is equally good looking and presentable in society. A third point is the question of money. With plenty of money you can show that you are worth something. Someone who has a lot of money can be part of the jet-set, can buy cars and glittering clothes, things to impress other people with.
the fear that others will think that they don’t have any glamour.
they are very unsure about themselves, especially about their social status. And particularly in the sense of: 'Will others notice me, do I count in their eyes'. They are afraid that others will think they don’t count, or that they are not attractive or not rich enough.
They feel inferior to others who have had a better education, a better job, a more beautiful wife etc.
This insecuriy and fear of what others think can have several results. Firstly they might withdraw and pretend that they don’t care what others think about them. They can even start to avoid all contact.
Secondly their fear may be expressed in a fear of losing those things with which they can shine and glitter. Notably a fear to lose their money, because this is the means with which to buy all these nice clothes, jewels, flashy cars.
Thirdly they may be afraid to lose their flashy looks. This is something that money can’t buy, although 'facelifts' may go some way to keep up their appearance. Their looks are very important to them, making them feel that they can belong to the 'in crowd', and even better, that they can show off. Like children who have to have 'Nike trainers' because otherwise they don’t count at school. Or men who have to have a long-legged beautiful blonde as a partner, otherwise they feel that they can’t show themselves in public.
Location: right sided.
Temperature: warm. < warmth, > outside; warm hands, cold fingertips.
Time: < 9 pm.
Desire: alcohol (3); spicy (3), refreshing things, sour, eggs.
Aversion: < shrimps
Physical: > movement, violent movement.
Glandular swellings, abscesses, fistulas.
Affections of the teeth. caries.
Arteriosclerosis. Varicose veins. Urethritis.
Vaginal infections. Sexual diseases.
Hyper mobile joints, laxity of ligaments.
Bones: osteoporosis, exostoses, also on fingers.
Inflammation of the joints with malformation, < hands. Back pains, scoliosis.
Bone deformities, exostoses (2). Arthrosis.
DD: Nitricums, Sulphuricums, Veratrum.