Author: Jan Scholten
665.23.08 Gentiana lutea
Names: Gentiana amarilla.
Lack of self-assurance.
Gives up on himself.
Ill - humour.
Doubting that one is capable of persevering and being successful.
Forcefulness of personality is lacking.
Exaggerating, minor hindrances, small setbacks.
Easily discouraged, disheartened, fosters self-undermining beliefs.
Energy: weakness, dull feeling, morose mood, febrile conditions.
Colour preference: 12-14C.
Time: < 3 am.
Desire: food, ravenous hunger.
Aversion: food, lack of appetite; anorexia.
Food: < eating.
Sleep: sleepy, drowsy, ineffectual, uneasy, tossing, < colic, fever, heat, > lying on the back with the feet drawn up; yawning.
Physical: < motion.
Energy: weakness, prostration, weariness, languor; drowsiness, without being able to sleep.
Vertigo: < rising or motion, > open air.
Head: heavy, dull, < writing; headache, pressing, tender, forehead, > eating, > open air; brain feels loose; heavy, < writing.
Eyes: aching; short obscuration of vision.
Mouth: dry; thick saliva; bitter or earthy taste.
Throat: dry; aching.
Lungs: rapid respiration.
Heart: depressed; accelerated pulse.
Stomach: inflation and tension; acid risings; indigestion; nausea, < eating; vomiting; weight and aching.
Abdomen: distension, full, tight, inflation, tension; colic, umbilical region, < touch, < motion; flatulence; pain, tormenting, cutting; constant passage of wind upward and downward without relief; pressure inward umbilicus; sensitive to touch and pressure
Rectum: diarrhoea with yellow stools.
Limbs: pain in hips, < motion; rheumatic pains; pain, drawing, tearing, hands and feet; numb; shuddering like electric shocks.
Skin: creeping, as from fleas.