Author: Jan Scholten
664.23.05 Loeselia coccinea
Names: Hoitxia coccinea; the name means: looks covered with small thorns.
English: Colibri flower; Hummingbird flower; Wild myrtle; Mexican false-calico; Espinosilla.
Fearful, anguished, uneasy.
Nervous excitability, over-excitability.
Weather: high temperature, increasing, stifling; shivers at every movement.
Desire: drinks, thirsty.
Physical: > lying in a curled-up, < movement.
Infection: chickenpox, diphtheria, scarlet fever; anthrax; smallpox, measles.
Fever: congestive, high, steady, even after appearance of eruption.
Head: heavy, full, beating, congestion, temples; acute frontal headache, stupefying, > holding tightly; encephalitis, <<< vaccination; meningitis, serous, < young people.
Eyes: burning; bloodshot, red, conjunctiva; blepharitis; conjunctivitis; iritis; keratitis; eyelids heavy, swollen, half closed, edges red, oedematous; gaze fixed, vague; photophobia, weeping.
Ears: dry; pain; blocking in the auditory canal; crackling noises; acute congestive otitis.
Face: red, swollen.
Nose: swollen, painful; vesicles, scabs, edges of nostrils; nosebleed frequent, short; sinusitis maxillary, frontal, ethmoid.
Mouth: dry, burning; gums swollen, tongue swollen; saliva thick, sticky, difficult to spit; breath foetid.
Throat: red, swollen; pain burning.
Lungs: cough, frequent, short, persistent, < deep inhalation; sputum like egg-white, foamy, profuse; pneumonia; bronchopneumonia.
Chest: constriction, oppression, tight, as if in a breast plate, < running.
Heart: pericarditis, valvulitis, myocarditis; heartbeats, strong, rapid, audible, resounding in the head.
Stomach: pain; vomiting, mucus, bile, < drinking; phlegmonic gastritis.
Abdomen: pain; muscles, epigastric, intestinal: gallbladder, biliary passages, acute inflammation; acute enterocolitis; Crohn's disease, terminal ileitis, typhus, paratyphoid.
Rectum: dysentery-like pressing, ineffectual straining; stool hard, dry, round, burning.
Female: menses copious, profuse, late, putrid, black clotted blood; menorrhagia, metrorrhagia with pain acute, burning, tearing, intense, ovaries; lochia copious; leucorrhoea; pain burning, itching, heat, foreign body, pelvis.
Urinary: urination frequent, scanty, slow difficult, painful, < prostate congestion; pain, burning, urethra; ineffectual straining of bladder; urine red, frothy, blood-streaked.
Male: prostate adenoma.
Limbs: painful, aching, stiff; rheumatism, muscles, joints, acute.
Skin: red, swollen; vesicular, burning, itching eruptions, as in scarlet fever and general oedema; burns, erythema, < sun; urticaria, bluish of feet, hands and face; oedema; seborrheic alopecia; scalp, irritation, < hair-dye, + hair falling.