Author: Jan Scholten
622.14.01 Illicium verum
Names: Illicium verum is an accepted name; Illicium anisatum is a synonym of Illicium philippinense or Illicium tashiroi; Illicium stellatum is an unresolved name.
English: Anise stellatum; Star Anise; Chinese Anise.
Names: India, badian khatai; Khata in China; Malay, Bunga Lawang; Malayalam hakolam; Persian, Badian.
Botany: star-shaped fruits.
Content: anethole; anisatin; neurotoxins anisatin, neoanisatin, pseudoanisatin, gaba antagonist.
Use: Tamiflu; baking; liquor, Gallian; sambuca, pastis, types of absinthe; flavour of meat; spice, biryani, garam masala, masala chai.
Culture: Woody Allen.
Source: Sense provings; Franz and Mure.
It is the birth trauma. They feel threatened, as in danger, as if something terrible can happen at any moment like a tsunami. The threat is a danger to life and they have no defense. The threat can be like during birth, or in a war.
Feeling of having nothing but your body and that is in danger too.
Fear of dying during birth, being naked, unprotected against the forces of nature.
Ailments from birth trauma, sexual abuse, transplantation, medical abuse.
Concentration camp prisoners, having lost everything, their house, money, relatives, food; they only have their body left and that is in danger too due to starvation of death threat.
Prisoners, bereft of everything they had.
Feeling static, stiff; unable to do anything against the threat.
Feeling of unity, expansion, lightness.
Pensioner, sidelined; newborns, babies.
Not incarnated, ungrounded.
General: antioxidant, insecticidal.
Infection: bacteria, virus, influenza.
Nervous: epileptic convulsions, seizures, biting of tongue.
Head: headache, congested; stiff.
Ears: ringing as of great bells, followed by sleep; loud roaring, with hissing.
Nose: acute catarrh; watery discharge; sharp stitches beneath the tip of the nose, beneath lip; warm smarting, sneezing.
Mouth: burning lower lip, numb; saliva copious; taste of food is bitter; aphthae.
Lungs: cough, with expectoration pus like, purulent, phlegm, tough, white; chronic catarrh of the trachea; dyspnoea; old asthmatics; hemoptysis; consumption.
Heart: palpitation; oppression, constriction.
Chest: pain, third rib, costal cartilage, about an inch or two from the sternum, right side; constriction.
Stomach: bloated; pain, indigestion; nausea, with inclination to vomit; acidity, ulcer; swelling; catarrh, purulent, old alcoholics.
Abdomen: flatulence; pain cramping, griping, colic, in babies, rumbling of gas in abdomen, rumbling; pain, spleen.
Urinary: cystitis, nephritis; retention of urine.
Male: violent erections; pollution.
Back: neck stiff; torticollis.
Limbs: rheumatism; left thigh feels as if broken in the middle, < sitting, > standing.
Skin: painful dull stitches, forearm.