Author: Jan Scholten
642.17.05 Chelidonium majus
English: Greater celandine; Tetterwort.
Botany: juice, latex is yellow like bile.
Content: thallium, thorium, chromium, aluminium, cerium, praseodymium, neodymium, lanthanum, samarium, gallium.
Culture: Charon, the ferryman over the Styx.
They feel very weak, insecure but try to overcome it by showing strength, doing their best, in which they succeed from time to time. They are very insecure but they can cover it with dominance.
They have the feeling that the world is a dangerous place, as if at war.
Used by parents, as pawns, frightened, dominant, competing, overprotective parents.
Working very hard, active, busy; workaholic.
Lethargy, aversion any effort, business, work.
Aggressive, domineering, practical, down-to-earth.
Talk, talking, talks: indisposed to, desire to be silent, taciturn.
Ailments from: changes in life.
Excitement, excitable: sudden.
Delirium: < fever, < influenza, < pneumonia, + sleeplessness, + muttering, < waking.
Numb; fuzzy; as if in a cloud; stupor, coma.
Escape, attempts to run away.
Anxiety of conscience, religious; doubtful of soul’s welfare.
Anxiety health, + trembling, + vision diminished, < waking.
Anxiety in chest, heart, stomach, throat, < inspiration, < undressing, < accumulation of wind, < pressing of diaphragm, with palpitation.
Fear: disease, death, insanity, something will happen; being observed.
Delusion: life and death, ferryman over the Styx; ruined his health, incurable disease; becoming insane; body parts, head, skull diminished; unpardonable sin; will be eternally lost; going to hell, will be eternally lost; being a criminal.
Dreams: buried alive, funeral, dead bodies; dead people, death, dying, murder.
Dreams: injuries; falling; being wounded; soldiers; being killed; bloody wound.
Dreams: dead bodies sprang from dissecting table and seized throat.
Dreams: animals, vermin, lice on his shoulder.
Dreams: vivid, lively, disconnected voluptuous; journey; wedding; procession with music; suffocation; occupations, business.
Type: light complexion, blondes; thin, spare; tubercular diathesis.
Weather: chilly, < change of weather, < north east wind.
Sweat: copious, + <- uncovering.
Time: < 5 pm, < 5 am, < April, May.
Desire: cheese, hot food and drink, milk, piquant foods.
Aversion: meat, coffee, cheese, food.
Food: < food, spinach, > warm drinks; > dinner, > eating, milk.
Sleep: lying with the legs drawn up, lethargic, sleepiness ineffectual; falls asleep while speaking; yawning.
Physical: > pressure, > bending backward, < looking up, <<- motion, < cough, < touch, > hot bath.
Vertigo: in vertex, < closing eyes, +falling forward, + bilious vomiting, + pain in liver.
Head: headache extends backwards; occiput feels heavy as lead, icy cold, from nape of neck. Heavy, lethargic, drowsiness very marked with general numbness. Right-sided headache down behind ears and shoulder blade. Neuralgia over right eye, right cheekbone and right ear with excessive lachrymation, preceded by pain in liver. Cranium feels too small.
Eyes: periodic orbital neuralgia, right, excessive lachrymation; pain < looking up, + profuse lachrymation, pupils contracted, >> pressure; mucus; conjunctiva yellow; lachrymal fistule; vision: dazzling spot before the eyes.
Ears: sensation of wind; hearing lost << cough.
Nose: dry; flapping of wings; tip of nose swollen and red; nosebleed.
Face: dark red, sallow, sunken, yellow; nose, cheeks.
Mouth: tongue coated thickly yellow, with red edges, showing imprint of teeth; bad odour; salivation, bitter, + nausea, giddiness; taste: altered, bitter, pasty.
Throat: choking, < breathing; goitre; laryngismus; hoarse.
Chest: pain, deep seated, as a nail, right < deep inspiration; stitching; constriction; pleurodynia.
Lungs: respiration difficult; quick, short, pain on deep inspiration; dyspnoea < urinating; cough spasmodic, whooping, rattling, as from dust; expectoration loose, small lumps fly from mouth; scanty; difficult; haemoptysis; pneumonia of right lung; small lumps of mucus fly from mouth.
Heart: palpitation, violent, periodic + tightness chest.
Stomach: pain extending shoulder blade; tender, < touch, sensation of a plug; dyspepsia; indigestion; nausea, vomiting, > hot water.
Abdomen: constriction, sensation of a string; sensation of an animal wriggling in epigastrium; distension; ascites; navel drawn << colic; liver disease, inflammation enlarged, obstruction, tender pain going backward or fixed at angle of right scapula; jaundice; gallbladder obstruction, colic; spleen problems.
Rectum: constipation; stool, hard, round balls, like sheep's dung, alternate diarrhoea; stool slimy, light-grey, bright-yellowish, brown or white, watery, pasty, involuntary; haemorrhoids.
Urinary: urine profuse, dark, turbid foaming, yellow, like beer, stains linen dark yellow; kidney pain, spasm, right; neuralgia; nephritis.
Male: gonorrhoea; frequent erections; pain in glans; itching creeping on scrotum and glans; hydrocele.
Female: menses late, profuse: leucorrhoea, white, stains linen yellow; vagina burning.
Back: pain under the lower and inner angle of right scapula.
Limbs: heavy, paralysed; rheumatism, ankles; feet swollen; backache, inner and lower angle of the right scapula, extending to chest and stomach + nausea or vomiting; cervical pain, stiffness; one foot cold, one hot; pain right hip and leg; right foot cold as ice; pain in right shoulder; paralytic drawing and lameness in single parts.
Skin: grey, yellow, palms, wilted; sallow, cold, clammy; vesicles; warts; itching > eating; painful red pimples and pustules; old, spreading offensive ulcers; wilted; wrinkled.