Author: Jan Scholten
111.02.20 Fucus vesiculosus
English: Bladder wrack; Bladderwrack; Black tang; Rockweed; Bladder fucus; Sea oak; Black tany; Cut weed; Dyers fucus; Red fucus; Rock wrack.
Botany: seaweed; Chromalveolata; Heterokontophyta; Phaeophyceae; Fucales; Fucaceae; Fucus.
Fucus does not belong to the Archaeplastidae but is member of the Chromalveolata. It is placed here as it is very similar to the algae in behaviour.
Anxious and worried, > eating, > stomach.
Party people, desire to live.
Dreams: swimming in water; walking in mire; daughter had fallen into a brook; unsuccessful intercourse; he is about to have connection with a man; dead people; falling, from heights; failure; prison, fleeing, travelling, fire, eating, walking in mud; accidents, danger; smeared with excreta, exertion, exhaustion, restless, failed coition, ruins, water.
Type: scrofulous; dark or black hair and eyes.
Desire: food, ravenous hunger.
Energy: debility, weakness; cachexia, emaciation; obesity.
Head: forehead feels as if compressed by an iron ring.
Nose: itching, nasal cavity.
Face: pale and cold.
Throat: thyroid enlargement, goitre, hard, non-toxic, also exophthalmic; child grasps at larynx.
Lungs: loss of breath, < ascending, < menses; croup; cough membranous, hoarse, dry, < warm, wet weather, < itching low down in the lungs, behind the sternum; wheezing and sawing respiration.
Heart: palpitation, < least exertion; squeezed together; as if grasped with an iron hand.
Stomach: indigestion; empty belching, < morning.
Abdomen: flatulence; cutting pains.
Rectum: obstinate constipation, ineffectual urging, > cold milk; haemorrhage at every stool.
Male: hypertrophy of testes, prostate.
Female: hypertrophy of breasts, ovaries, uterus; breasts dwindling, flabby; leucorrhoea abundant, acrid, corrosive, staining and corroding the linen, < menses; cancerous degeneration of the cervix.