Author: Jan Scholten
654.14.04 Myrtus communis
Names: Myrtle; Common Myrtle.
Content: myrtol, an active antiseptic.
Culture: emblem of purity and love, used by Aphrodite to hide her nakedness; symbol of the Virgin Mary; 2 myrtle trees in Rome, the Patrician and the Plebeian, showed how each group was doing.
Use: love potions, bride bouquets.
DD: Oxygen, Sulphur, Silver series.
Source: Sense provings.
Love started dignified as in a fairy tale but ends in trouble with the clash of two different and incompatible worlds.
Nervous, anxious, lack of confidence.
Sweet, sensual, full, warm.
In the background, hiding one’s face, being invisible.
Desire: travel, discovering, art, science, studying.
Profession: normal work; psychotherapist; midwife; artist; circus.
War and peace.
Sensation: wooden, light and rigid.
Weather: < change of atmosphere.
Time: < morning.
Vertigo: fainting, < hypotension.
Energy: lassitude, < afternoon; catarrhal fever, inflammation, < change of temperature.
Nose: coryza, catarrh; fevers; sinusitis.
Throat: dry, pains.
Lungs: tuberculosis; hepatisation; syphilis; bronchitis; cough dry, hollow, < morning, > evening; expectoration bloody.
Chest: pain acute, pressing, tight, stitching, burning, throbbing, aching, tickling, left breast, apex, extending through to shoulder, scapula, < breathing deep, < strong motion, < yawning, < coughing.
Rectum: diarrhoea, dysentery, haemorrhoids.
Urinary: pyelitis, cystitis.
Back: neck cracking, osteoarthritis, atlas occiput joint.
Limbs: pain in elbow and knee-joints; muscle stiff.
Skin: acne, skin oily.