Author: Jan Scholten
644.44.08 Castanea vesca
English: European chestnut; Sweet chestnut.
German: Edelkastanie; Esskastanie.
Content: calcium oxalate.
Use: fences, poles, windbreakers in dunes, edible seeds roasted, ground up in nougat.
Apathy and anguish, physical agony, suffering seems unbearable.
Anxiety, hypochondriacal, overpowering fear, panic attacks.
Desire for company. Feeling alone, abandoned, in a “dark night of the soul”.
Existential doubt, despair, despondency, suicidal, life seems worthless.
Delusion: life is meaningless, futile.
Lack of inspiration, incentive and soul-joy; negation of values.
Nihilism; thoughts of death, decay, suicidal.
Superstition, foreboding, or compulsive rituals.
Fear: salvation; self-deprecation; disgust of life.
Destructiveness that arises from a sense of futility and disrespect for life and creation, with underlying loss of all aspiration and creative joy.
Ailments after a loved one has died.
Understanding, forgiving, a good listener.
What do others think of my procreation.
Fear of physician; will not see the physician.
Occupation ameliorates. Reserved. Sensitive to pain.
Autarkic, averse to mix himself.
Exclude others who do not obey the laws.
Tendency to drug use, fatalistic endeavours, self-destructive features.
Dreams: stool, difficult, fouling clothing, soiling himself with stool.
Dreams: difficult escape because his legs are too heavy.
Colour preference: C17.
Sensation: compressed, staunched; pains unbearable, deeply torturing.
Sweat: very free, < drinking.
Time: < 9 am, < night.
Desire: warm drinks, very thirsty.
Energy: weakness, chronic fatigue.
Throat: slightly acrid.
Lungs: cough, convulsive, haemoptysis, irritation; whooping cough, violent, spasmodic, very dry, ringing.
Stomach: indigestion, lack of interest in healthy habits.
Abdomen: severe pain, rumbling, > stool; abdominal walls sensitive.
Rectum: diarrhoea; stool like chopped tape; haemorrhoids.
Urinary: stones of calcium oxalate; urine thick dark-red.
Male: syphilis or gonorrhoea.
Back: lumbago, weak back, can hardly straighten up.