Author: Jan Scholten
663.66.11 Persicaria bistorta, Polygonum bistorta
English: Bistort, Common Bistort, Adderwort, Dragonwort, Easter giant, Easter ledger, Easter ledges, Easter magiant, Easter man-giant, Gentle dock, Great bistort, Osterick, Oysterloit, Passion dock, Patience dock (this name is also used for Rumex patientia), Patient dock, Pink pokers, Pudding grass, Pudding dock, Red legs, Snakeweed, Twice-writhen, Water ledges, English Serpentary, Dragonwort, Osterick, Passions.
Use: food, puddings.
Desire children but difficult to beget due to problems with fertility, pregnancy, labour. They can adopt children.
Theirother is warm, hysterical, tyrannical, narrow minded.
Open, as a child, vulnerable, adapting, full of fantasy.
Warm person, wants to be nice to everyone.
Timid, worse attention, feeling a lack of worth.
Nervous breakdown, < crisis.
Withdrawing, suicidal, not seeing help.
Old ways do not work anymore.
Discouraged. Little vital support and comfort.
Cannot tolerate obstacles of others.
Likes others to work hard for him, an absolute ruler.
Feels left alone, fear something would happen, > company.
Weather: < warm weather, < grey.
Desire: sweets !.
General: haemorrhages; mucous discharges.
Mouth: inflammation; teeth loose.
Throat: sore, inflammation, tonsillitis, subacute pharyngitis.
Abdomen: worms in children.
Rectum: diarrhoea, haemorrhoids.
Female: menses terrible uterus cramps, < menopause; gonorrhoea, vaginitis, leucorrhoea; pregnancy toxicosis, eclampsia, thrombosis, miscarriage; labour difficult, < narrow pelvis, deathly sick, tired and emotionally bad.
Urinary: incontinence of urine.
Limbs: varicose veins, legs, groin, tingling, as if bubbles, < walking fast, burning at every heartbeat, < emotions, < company, < keeping up appearance, > alone; venous stasis in pelvis and legs, capillary fragility.
Skin: blisters, itching hands, ruptures bruises, falls, congealed blood.