Author: Jan Scholten
665.15.08 Hydrangea arborescens
Names: Hydrangea arborescens, Hydrangea vulgaris.
Names: hydor is the Greek for water and Angeion a vessel or vase.
English: Wild Hydrangea, Seven Barks, Common Hydrangea.
Dutch: Hortensia (this is really the Hydrangea macrophylla or Hydrangea hortensis).
Botany: most thirsty plant; bark is rough, peeling, each layer being a different colour; seven barks.
Culture: phrase from a poem about Hydrangea ‘In the midst of life, we are in death’.
Culture: flower of mother’s day.
Mother who tries to make peace between fighting brothers.
Indifferent, < circumstances that are disharmonious, not to combine.
Irritable, violent anger.
Type: tender, dark, tall.
Desire: drinks; thirst !!.
Urinary: urine profuse, bloody, gravel, yellow sand, white amorphous salts, heavy deposit of mucus, stones; renal colic, ureter; urethra burning; urge frequent, hard to start; spasmodic stricture.
Male: prostate enlarged, cancer; prostatism.
Back: pain sharp, lumbar, left, < urination.