Author: Jan Scholten
644.75.11 Momordica balsamina
Names: Momordica balsamica.
English: Balsam apple.
Pessimist, lives in past.
Denies, 'no'. Alone.
Sensation: contracting, constricting, band, colic.
Localisation: acupuncture points jenn mo 12, 13, 15.
Weather: < heat, < sun.
Time: < 11 am.
Desire: salt, fish.
Aversion: salt, fish.
Energy: weak, faintness, dizzy; dropsy.
Head: sensation diminished in weight, light.
Eyes: vision mist or cloud passing before the eyes.
Face: pale, sometimes red.
Heart: pulse quick, weak.
Abdomen: pain griping, forcing, colic, like labour pains, hypogastrium, starting from the back and spreading over the whole abdomen; flatus in spleen flexure of colon.
Female: menses, painful, profuse, labour pains, gushes of blood; leucorrhoea, white, light mucous between menses.
Back: pains, acute, lumbar, < menses, from sacrum to pelvis.