Author: Jan Scholten
665.55.04 Ocimum americanum
Names: Ocimum canum; Ocimum inodourum.
English: Monk's Basil; Tulsi.
Culture: Alice in Wonderland.
Delusion that he is unappreciated.
Increase, then decrease of sexual desire.
Difficulty in concentrating; confused state.
Sensitive to pain, cries, tossing about, wringing hands, twists about, screams, groans.
Dreams: being poisoned; parents, friends and children; teeth falling out.
Colour preference: 11C.
Type: neuro-arthritic, allergic, psoric.
Weather: < cold; > rainy, humid weather; > inside.
Sweat: strong odour.
Time: < evening; < morning.
Desire: lime, slate pencils, earth, chalk; cold drinks, < fever.
Aversion: vinegar; food, lack of appetite.
Fever: tertian, quartan, malaria, + shivering, sweating, + congestive headache.
Vertigo: < rising, < sitting down.
Nervous: epilepsy, seizures.
Head: stinging, as a nail, pulsating, throbbing, > pressure.
Eyes: blurred vision.
Ears: boil on the meatus of the right ear; noise heard painfully in the ears.
Face: red; lips dry.
Mouth: tongue furred, yellow, yellowish-white, brown spot in the centre; toothache on the right, > pressure.
Lungs: cough dry; copious sputum; asthma.
Chest: nipples sensitive, painful, < least contact; breasts pain neuralgic, full, tense, constricting, tension, itching, compressive, < nursing women; puerperal mastitis.
Stomach: belching; hiccoughs; nausea; violent vomiting, < urinary colic.
Abdomen: diseases of the liver and bilious remittent fevers; distended, painful, right side, < menses; inguinal glands, swollen.
Rectum: constipation; stool dry, hard, evil-smelling, yellow, greenish; diarrhoea several times a day.
Urinary: renal colic; sore pains in ureter; urine scanty, with red sand, uric acid, acidity, formation of spike crystals of uric acid, abundant, burning, turbid, thick, purulent, bloody; brick-dust red or yellow sediment, saffron colour or thick, purulent, stones, odour of musk; cramps in kidneys; urethra gonorroeal; pyelonephritis.
Male: pain, heat, swelling of left testicle, oedema; orchitis; impotence.
Female: menses late, short, abundant; vulvitis, vulva swollen; pain darting, lancinating, labia; prolapse vagina; whitish-yellow leucorrhoea; salpingitis.
Limbs: cramping pain in the loins; arthritis; numbness of the right thigh.
Skin: herpes, eczematous eruptions.