Author: Jan Scholten
Okoubaka is known for intoxication and poisoning by food when in other countries and with strangers, accidentally or on purpose. It shows the theme of being away, Phase 7, from one’s own culture, Silver series.
Ailments from being abroad, in strange and possibly inimical countries.
Children dull, formless, they cannot think, become perverse.
Adolescents, capable, intellectually well equipped, not fulfilling their potential due to inertia; never find the right job.
Inertia and lethargy, cannot be bothered, motiveless behaviour; unable to say why he acted that way.
Awareness that something is wrong within, but unable to say what or to shrug it off.
Sadness; dissatisfied and discontented with themselves; hopeless; desolation; despair; giving up; down, negative, withdrawn, < easily hurt.
Agitation; frustration; bursts of anger and destructive behaviour; violent thoughts and actions; hurting people, motiveless.
Dull; thinking difficult, learning, concentration problems; poor memory.
Feels the intuition is impaired.
Energy: tired, weak, after hyperactive in bursts, restlessness torpor, < mental exertion.
Dyslexic children born to parents who suffer from allergies.
Loss of libido.
Fear: inadequacy; poisoned, intoxicated; darkness; being alone; panic attacks.
Colour preference: 15-16C.
Sensation: like a nail, like a metal cap.
Type: skinny teenagers; plumper older people.
Weather: easily overheated; > open air.
Desire: tobacco; carbohydrates, bread, pasta, < before menses.
Food: < tobacco, < bread, < pasta, < wheat, wheat bran, gluten, < roughage.
Physical: >< exertion, exercise; <<< intoxication, poisoning, drugs, medicines, antibiotics, chemotherapy, arsenicum, lead, insecticides, aluminium, mercury.
General: lymfatic leukaemia.
Head: headache; pains, like a nail, temples, frontal, < indigestion; thick, heavy; pain like a metal cap over the top; hair bottle brush hair or lank and lifeless.
Eyes: dry, burning, sore; swollen and puffy due to hayfever.
Ears: blockage of the Eustachian tubes; infections; catarrhal deafness; wax thick, yellow, scaly skin at the orifice; glue ear; mastoiditis.
Nose: dry; sinus congestion; thick yellow catarrh; rhinitis; sinusitis; snuffly children; hayfever.
Mouth: dry; toothaches; teeth infections; halitosis.
Throat: dry, sore, burning; swollen tonsils, < vaccination; tonsillitis.
Lungs: stiff; asthma; expectoration thick, sticky, yellow; dyspnoea; catarrh, thick, difficult to expectorate; respiration wheezy, rattling chest, crepitation; base of the lung becomes completely stagnant; cough, difficult, < weakness, < lying down, > fresh air, = exercise, = exhaustion.
Chest: weight; pains like angina due to trapped wind.
Stomach: !; heartburn; hiatus hernia; digestive problems from intoxication, bad food, nausea, vomiting.
Abdomen: bloating, wind, flatulence, < before menses; pancreas problems; liver and gall problems, jaundice; coeliac disease; heavy, fullness; diverticulitis.
Rectum: full and congested; constipation, chronic; diarrhoea, < allergies; stool loose, pappy, foul-smelling; urging but only passes smelly wind; anal prolapse; haemorrhage, bright red but sluggish; haemorrhoids, painful, < sitting, > lying with legs drawn up; moisture escapes with flatus; candida.
Urinary: urine strong, cloudy, smell sweet, foul or like corn; thrush; itching and soreness at the end of the urethra, > washing; cystitis; kidney pains; urethra stricture; slowness of urine flow.
Male: impotence; penis flabby.
Female: menses irregular, sluggish; congestion in the uterus and fallopian tubes; leucorrhoea, white, pale yellow, thick, bland acrid before menses; burning pains in ovaries or genital region.
Limbs: stiff, swelling of joints; hands and feet puffy, < end of the day; wandering pains in affected joints, > bloating abdomen; herpes zoster, left leg; arthritic joints that arise from an overloaded liver; hands and feet swollen; glands chronically swollen, << vaccination.
Skin: allergic eczema; dry, flaking; exudes a clear fluid, face, around the mouth, chin, ear lobes, abdomen, ends of the extremities; rough and fiery red; histamine reactions; slow to heal.