Author: Jan Scholten
666.45.11 Inula helenium
English: Scabwort, Elecampane.
French: Aunée officinale.
Content: helenin, inulin.
Culture: Helena is the object of the war on Troy.
They have a strong quality, are very self-reliant and self-confident. With that they are often benevolent doing a lot for the others in their family, job and society. They can give easily, like gentlemen. They do it without arrogance and do not need anything back. It comes out of an inner wisdom and self-reliance that they know what they can do. It is only when others try to dominate them that they become angry and difficult.
Self-respect, self-reliance, self-confident.
Isolated, scorned and disgusted by injury and hurt.
Cheerfulness, gaiety, happiness, joyous, good humour.
Excessive anxiety and trembling of whole body, chattering of teeth from cold, < menstruation.
Feels hurt, misused, abused but cannot do anything about it.
Dream: amorous, lewd, lascivious, voluptuous, disgusting.
Colour preference: 10-12EF.
Sensation: poked; pulling, sticking; stick, knife, pins.
Weather: chilly; coldness, shaking in bed, cold, blue hands and nails, without heat, thirst and sweat.
Time: < 1 am, < 3 am; < July.
Food: < coffee, after eating.
Sleep: restless, starting and crying out; anxious, bad, head confused; shrieking, screaming, shouting < children.
Physical: > pressure; < lying down, < motion, < walking.
Energy: languor; aids, HIV; haemorrhages.
Fever: malignant, influenza, hot alt cold chills, with sweat; sinusitis, frontal; lymphatic drainage and circulation.
Vertigo: < stooping.
Head: burning headache, left temple, one spot, < evening; sticking, throbbing, right then left, < eating, pressure in temples and forehead; jerking, tearing pain in occiput; rush of blood to head with sleeplessness.
Ears: dull stitches in left ear, with transient sticking above right eyebrow in evening.
Eyes: twitching in upper lids; burning in left eyeball; swimming before eyes.
Face: left side of face red and hot, a white spot near nose; flushes of heat, left cheek glowing; glowing heat of the left cheek.
Nose: stitches in right side of middle of nose; sticking, crawling in root of nose, extending to eyebrows; hayfever.
Mouth: dryness, with scraping and tickling in throat, swallowing difficult; pain in decayed teeth, < night; gum problems.
Throat: violent, constant tickling in larynx, throat-pit, producing dry cough; larynx painful, tubercular laryngitis.
Lungs: chronic and acute bronchitis, difficult breathing, dry teasing cough, < night, < lying down, much thick, free expectoration; asthma, bronchial asthma, chronic lung infections; unproductive coughs; wheezing; < inspiration.
Chest: stitches behind sternum and beneath left seventh and eighth ribs; throbbing and jerking pain as from suppuration, in middle of chest; poked, diaphragm; diseases of breast.
Stomach: indigestion; dyspepsia; nausea, < morning; sticking, twisting as of a ball in epigastric region, above umbilicus.
Abdomen: violent motion beneath right hypochondrium, as though something living were moving about; twisting as of a ball in umbilical region, sticking as with two pins to right of umbilicus, as from a knife between umbilicus and right groin; stitches in left side of abdomen towards left groin; hernia; worms; weak pancreas; everything is gathered into a lump.
Rectum: pressing, dragging toward rectum and genitals, as of something extruding; diarrhoea, watery, yellow white, odour sharp.
Urinary: cystitis, frequent urging to urinate; passes only in drops, violet odour.
Female: menses early, clotted first days, painful, colic, pressing, labour like pains, with itching legs, chattering of teeth < cold, + urging to stool, + dragging in genitals, with violent backache; moving in abdomen, stitches in genitals, pudenda; chronic metritis; leucorrhoea yellowish; instability of pelvis, symphysiolisis.
Back: pain through back and chest, < inspiration, < menstruation; pain in right scapula; neck as if pulled with pincers.
Limbs: coldness, shaking in bed, cold, blue hands and nails; pain in right shoulder and wrist, tearing in left palm, unable to double fingers, pain in lower limbs, feet and ankles; tearing, jerking in right arm; upper arms as far as elbows fall asleep; tensive drawing in hips; sticking in right hi; cramp in calves during sleep; sciatica.
Skin: itching as from fleas, violent on legs < menses, with burning after scratching in bed; wounds, injuries; eczema; erysipelas; lepra.
DD: Crocus, Ignatia, Arum dracontium, Sepia, Thuja, Terebinthina, Sulphur, Psorinum.