Author: Jan Scholten
644.56.10 Guaiacum officinale
Names: Lignum Vitae Resin; Guaiacum officinale; lignum sanctum resin; Gum guaiacum.
English: Roughbark; Lignum-Vitae.
Source: Vladimir Petroci in Slovakia 1996/1997.
FIghting, violent, using sticks.
Ailments from severe harassment in home and school, due to being the only dark-skinned child.
Ailments from being dominated, by extremely strict father, lack of money, lack of mother, attention, care.
Felt different from others and not quite part of the group.
Feel under the yoke of others, in his marriage.
His pride is hurt from being dominated and dependent.
Loves to throw fire or other things to hurt his enemies.
Strong desire to criticise and despise everything; to blame everybody and scold; defiant.
Feeling out of the body, out of his skin.
Indolent, obstinate, fretful.
Disinclination to labour.
Energy: weak memory; forgetful, names; thoughtless, staring; slow to comprehend.
Delusion everything seems narrow.
Disobedience. Shrieking during sleep. Weeping after nightmare.
Sad and depressed.
Fear: narrow, clothes around neck.
Dreams: scientific subjects, intellectual; fights; being pierced by knives; battles; cutting; falling from high places; fights; bad luck; misfortune; murder; quarrels, strife; riots.
Dream: something dangerous jeopardised me and my children.
Hobby: motorcycling, dancing.
Sensation: contraction, stiffness, immobility.
Weather: < local heat; < cold wet weather.
Sweat: unclean, foul, odour from whole body.
Time: < night.
Desire: apples, fruits; smoked meat.
Aversion: milk, sweet, salt.
Food: < sour, wine, tea.
Physical: > stretch; < motion; < pressure, < touch.
General: decay; emaciation; hernia; feels swollen and blood-vessels distended.
Infection: secondary syphilis.
Vertigo: insecurity in balance during walking.
Head: pain, gouty, rheumatic pain in head and face, extending to neck; tearing pain in skull, < cold, wet weather.
Ears: aching in left; pains often end in a stitch, especially in head; otitis.
Eyes: pupils dilated; eyelids appear too short; pimples around eyes; exophthalmos.
Throat: dry, burns, swollen, stitches toward ear; tonsillitis; rheumatic sore throat with weak throat muscles; acute tonsillitis; syphilitic sore throat; diphtheria.
Mouth: tongue furred; foetid breath after coughing; lips burning of upper, herpes; toothaches.
Lungs: dyspnoea, suffocated; bronchitis; dry, tight cough; shortness of breathing, > expectoration; pleurisy; pleura stitches; tuberculosis.
Chest: pains in articulations of ribs.
Stomach: burning; nausea, vomiting.
Abdomen: constricted epigastric region; distension; intestinal fermentation; flatulence, rumbling.
Rectum: diarrhoea, cholera in children; constipation; anal contraction.
Urinary: urge constant; irritable bladder; sharp stitches after urinating.
Female: menses irregular, absent; membranous, dysmenorrhoea; ovaritis.
Back: pain, aching from head to neck; pricking in nates; sciatica and lumbago; stiff neck and sore shoulders; pain between scapulae; stitching, contraction; torticollis.
Limbs: heat; arthritis, stiff, immovable; rheumatism, acute; rheumatic pain in shoulders, arms and hands; growing pains; gouty tearing, with contractions; ankle pain extending up the leg, causing lameness; joints swollen, painful, < pressure, < heat; stinging pain in limbs; arthritic lancinations followed by contraction of limbs; osteomalacia; Raynaud’s.
Skin: abscesses; psoriasis; chilblains.