Author: Jan Scholten
666.43.01 Lactuca virosa
English: Opium lettuce; Wild lettuce.
French: Laitue virose.
Names: reference to the milky juice; virosa means poisonous or offensive.
Source: Hiren Shah.
They are in a shock from being beaten, intruded, disrespected or dominated. They are sweet and soft, trying to please others both from a fear of hurting others and from a need to be supported. Since they themselves are so nice they do not understand the brutality of others. Since they are developed and sensitive they do not understand that others are rude.
There is a contrast between being pleasing and adapting on the one hand and trying to keep their independence and autonomy on the other hand.
Betrayed by being seduced.
Restless, naughty, mischievous, teasing siblings, fights others, < fever, < on waking, < his wish is not fulfilled.
Becoming a sovereign mother.
Great restlessness, jumping.
Aversion mental labour.
Confused, dull, dizzy; power of thought diminished.
Feels like a big baby.
Plays antics, foolish behaviour.
Forsaken feeling; emotionally dead or cold.
Desire: black, black clothes.
Pessimist, waiting for disaster, failure; sad, depressed, abyss of darkness.
Ill-humoured; fretful; repulsive, peevish, malicious, teasing, < slightest contradiction.
Ailments from prolonged emotional suffering, rough, dehumanising, adversity, harshness, violent father, threatened to be killed.
Ailments from death of a child; death of parents or friends; from grief, sorrow, care.
Delusion: soldiers on his bed; being murdered.
Dream: flying, swimming in the air, walking above the ground, turning around in a circle; amorous, lewd, lascivious, voluptuous.
Dreams: murder, shooting, being shot, ghosts, spectres; crashing while sailing; treated very cruelly.
Sensation: light, tightness, whole body, chest.
Weather: chilly, = warm room; cold hands feet, hot head and face.
Desire: > milk, water, pickles, sour; food, drinks.
Aversion: bread; meat, wine; food.
Food: > milk, water; < milk.
Nervous: delirium tremens with coldness, tremor; brain problems.
Head: heavy, empty, enlarged sensation.
Eyes: retina detached.
Mouth: taste sickly, bitter after eating bread and butter, bitter as gall in throat.
Lungs: asthma; spasmodic, dry cough in frequent, sudden attacks, < tickling in pharynx, palate; suffocation; whooping cough, paroxysms preceded by anxiety.
Heart: hypertension; circulatory problems.
Chest: breast milk scanty.
Limbs: hip lame, down left side, < walking; cold, numb feet and legs; hands and arms, tremor; cramps in shin bones, toes, side of leg, calves; legs as if circulation suspended.