Author: Jan Scholten
633.51.01 Crocus sativus
Source: Insight 1.
DD: Agaricus, Ignatia, Lycopodium, Nux vomica, Pulsatilla, Sabina, Thuja, Sulphur, Tarentula, Ustilago, Zincum.
Crocus has exuberance, laughing, dancing, hysterically. It is often seen as childish, foolish and stupid. These are characteristics of Stage 1, Phase 1, just as impulsive and absurd. In Crocus it is exaggerated as being in Stage 1 and Subphase 1. Added to that is the Phase 5 quality, Nitrogen, the exuberance. It is expressed as laughing hilariously, being extremely moody, fear of narrow places.
Vacillating, happy and affectionate; then angry.
Moods changeable, sudden changes from hilarity to melancholy.
Mania, pleasant, sings and laughs, devil in her, wild, irritable, screaming, cursing, vivacious, expressive, excited; theatrical, hysterical, < before menses.
Anger with violence followed by repentance.
Childish, foolish, antics.
Desire music, dancing; vivid recollection of music heard.
Desire: painting, acting.
Desire to make contact with people, talk a lot, kissing everyone.
Impressionable, sympathetic, < misery of others.
Delusion unfit for business.
Fear: outside, alone, dark, black figures, noise.
Grief, sadness; absent minded, confused.
Restless, hurried, > music.
Drowsiness and lassitude; better by literary labour.
Exhausted by continuous fights, inner combats.
Fear losing people, < lost grandmother and father.
Fear: heights, elevators, crowds.
Dreams: unsuccessful efforts; hurry for a distant place but is unable to reach; running vainly.
Dreams: losing her way, being in a strange house.
Dreams: confused; exhausting; difficulties; frightful; anxious; misfortune; fires.
Dreams: historical; business, embarrassment.
Dreams: joyous; laughing; merry; bad luck.
Colour preference: 23B.
Weather: < hot weather, < warm room, < heat; > in open air.
Time: < 3 am, < morning; < winter; < puberty.
Desire: beer, narcotics.
Food: < fasting, before breakfast.
Physical: < lying down; < reading, < looking fixedly at an object; < motion; > yawning; < pregnancy.
Head: headache, throbbing, pulsating, neck, back, biting nails, red face, < during menses, < climacteric.
Eyes: big, glassy; as if mucus or water, violent weeping, as if in smoke; pupils enlarged, react slowly; lids heavy; ciliary neuralgia, extending to vertex; as if cold air was rushing through eye; vision of electric sparks, asthenopia; extreme photophobia; glaucoma; embolism of arteria centralis retinal.
Nose: nosebleed; discharge, dark, stringy, clotted; strings of dark blood.
Throat: uvula is elongated; lump < food, plug, raw, scraping.
Lungs: cough, wheezy; expectoration frothy, threads like fine twine, < lying down; yawning insufficient, spasmodic; sighing; breath offensive, sickly smell.
Heart: palpitations, pulse irregular, + fainting.
Chest: breast, jerking, drawn to back by a thread, left sided; bounding, something alive in right breast.
Abdomen: swollen, heavy; something alive in abdomen, stomach, especially on left side.
Rectum: obstinate constipation, < portal stagnation, in infants; anus crawling, stitching.
Female: !; menses dark, viscid, too frequent, copious, black, slimy; blood dark, long strings, threads !, < motion; threatened abortion; genitals congested.
Back: pain, lumbar, < cold, < winter; sudden cold, as if cold water were thrown over him; icy-cold extremities.
Limbs: tingling; spasmodic contractions, twitching, single muscles; arms numb; knees weak, cracking; hip cracking; pain in ankles and soles; cold joints; restless feet; chorea.
Skin: eczema, vesicles, hand, between fingers, itch, pain, < wool, < touch, < soap.