Author: Jan Scholten
666.44.17 Echinacea purpurea
English: Black Sampson.
Source: North American.
Echinacea is a very good remedy in cases of sepsis arising from infections or intrusions like injections, operations, catheters or infusions. Examples are babies hospitalised with a vena cava catheter giving infections with high fever. The intrusion is the Lanthanide theme, exaggerated by the Asteraceae theme of being wounded and invaded. The reaction is high fevers and threatening shock and death, like in Stage 17.
They react violently to intrusions and domination. They try to avoid any situation where they can be ordered or forbidden. In order to keep their freedom they often become an outsider.
Desire core integrity, contacting and maintaining an integrated sense of self, especially when severely challenged.
Shattered by severe trauma or abuse.
Destroyed sense of Self; threatened by physical or emotional disintegration.
Ailments from anonymity of modern civilisation, mechanising and alienating forces, crime, violence, sexual or emotional degradation, often beginning even in early childhood, shattering the dignity of the self.
Delusion no resistance, - > resistance.
Lack of energy, strength, protection.
Obstinate, angry, bossy.
Weather: < heat; > mountain.
Discharge: blood; haemorrhages.
General: emaciation; auto immune diseases.
Infection: bacteria; virus; sepsis; < snake bites, < insect stings, venom, plants; leukopenia.
Fever: high, hectic, putrid; influenza, measles.
Ears: pain right ear.
Nose: sinusitis, frontal; hayfever.
Mouth: < dentition; burning lips and tongue; black tongue.
Throat: inflammation; pain; tonsillitits; diphtheria.
Abdomen: liver problems.
Skin: wounds, slow healing; abscess; carbuncles.