Author: Jan Scholten
642.15.16 Fumaria officinalis
Names: Fumaria media, Fumaria sturmii.
English: Earth Smoke, Fumitory, Wax Dolls (Kent: from their doll-like appearance).
German: Echter Erdrauch.
Dutch: Rookkruid, grijzekom, grijzekol, grijzorie, erdrauch, kraaibek, duivekervel.
Names: from the Latin fumus, smoke because of the smoky odour
Culture: used to expel evil spirits; magicians and witches believed that they became invisible; to prevent thunderstorms.
Use: purifying power.
Content: fumarine; potassium chloride and nitrate
Feeling an outcast because he is a slave.
Feeling an outcast because he is addicted.
Confusion, concentration difficult.
Spaced out; delusion standing outside of herself and watches life.
Agitation, frustrated, frantic, < night. Desire to curse.
Delusion of earthquake.
Alternating mood, high and low energy.
Sadness; feels like crying.
Nervous > company. Aversion to company.
Fear: future; heart attacks.
Dream: of fighting, violence, dead bodies.
Sense of shame about sexual identity.
Dreams: fighting, violence, dead bodies; murdered man folded up in a white pizza box.
Dream: sexual; woman turned into a man and became physically violent, trying to bite, squeeze, rape me.
Dream: swimming long straight distance with ease in Alaskan glacial blue water.
Dream: cleaning a barn or shed; hard nasty work.
Weather: chilly, "goose bumps".
Time: < 4 pm.
Desire: food, small sips, sweets, chocolates.
Sleep: long, waking unrefreshed.
Physical: < light, < sunlight, < lying down.
Energy: tired, fatigue, hypostenia.
Head: tight forehead; cervical, radiating to temples; behind eyes; tightening in forehead.
Eyes: pain behind the eyes, > pressure; heavy, difficult to keep them open.
Nose: sinus congestion; sneezing.
Mouth: sore pain in tip of tongue; metallic taste.
Throat: pain sore; scratchy; tight.
Heart: hypotension, hypertension.
Chest: sharp pain, left.
Abdomen: bloated << gas; cramping, sharp pain at solar plexus; gall-bladder dysfunction, jaundice, biliary migraine.
Rectum: constipation; diarrhoea, gushing like water; flatus smelling like sulphur; stool frequent, 3-4 times per day, long and skinny, odour sweet, sticky.
Urinary: urine scanty, odour strong.
Female: white leucorrhoea, menses delayed; heavy flow, & cramps.
Back: stiff, = stretching; tension cervical, right.
Limbs: pain right shoulder, arm; pins and needles in upper limbs.
Skin: dry, scaly, sore < touch, red bumps on back, milk-crust on the scalp.