Author: Jan Scholten
654.12.10 Oenothera biennis
Names: Oeno thera = wine resistant, biennis = two years.
English: Evening primrose, large evening primrose; tree primrose, queen of the night.
Dutch: Koningin van de nacht; Teunisbloem; Nachtkeers; Nachtbloeier; Nachtlampke; Eendagsblomme; Avondsleutelbloem; Avond uilen; Ezelskruid; Patrijskruid; Weinblumen.
Content: gamma-linolenic acid, a rare essential fatty acid.
Botany: flowering at 11 pm, flowers fall off in the morning.
Feminist, feels set back as a woman, by men.
Anger about being treated as minor, fighting for equal rights.
Feeling rejected, unwanted.
Neglected or abused while in uterus, turmoil, violence, or debased lust; or in very early infancy, pain, rejection, unwanted.
Avoiding deep emotional contact or bonding; commitment in relationships, parenthood.
Cold, unable to radiate warmth and love.
Aversion to sexuality; sexual and emotional repression.
Sad < before menses, averse talking, taciturn. Desperation. Delusion is going to die.
Nervous exhaustion. Unconsciousness, coma, half-unconscious.
Wild like an animal, as if drunk.
Feels the world on his shoulders.
Many efforts, no help.
Colour preference; 6-11AB.
Type: thin, emaciated.
Sensation: plug !, pressing, wringing.
Weather: !! flushes of heat, < menopause.
Food: < alcohol, > warm drink.
Physical: > urination, > stool, > covers, > rubbing.
General; becomes old fast; diabetes.
Nervous: nerve problems, neuralgia; ADHD; hydrocephalus; multiple sclerosis.
Vertigo: violent, light-headed, swimming.
Lungs: pain; spasmodic asthma; pertussis, whooping cough.
Heart: fluttering, hypertension, arteriosclerosis.
Chest: breasts painful swollen, < before menses.
Stomach: severe pains, < after meals; disturbed, irritation, pains.
Abdomen: rigour, cramps, griping under umbilicus, wringing twisting pain, > urination; colon cancer.
Rectum: chronic, easy, exhausting, watery diarrhoea, + nervous exhaustion, < confinement; cholera in children, < summer.
Urinary: urgent desire, > stool, < warm sweat; copious, pale, light-coloured, bland, not irritating urine; dropsy < before menses.
Female: menses aggravates; premenstrual stress syndrome.
Limbs: weak, lame, paralysis of muscles: unable to walk, stand, sit, utter a loud word, raise eyelids, lift head, move, think; rigour, cramps; rheumatism, arthritis rheumatic.
Skin: numbness, prickling, eczema atopic, itch; burns, wounds, lesions.