Author: Jan Scholten
633.44.15 Phoenix dactylifera
English: Date Palm.
Names: from phoinix or phoinikos, the Greek word for the date palm.
Culture: Phoenicians, Phoenix, the son of Amyntor and Cleobule; Phoenix, the sacred bird of Ancient Egypt.
Use: male plants little needed, 1 in 50 female ones.
Botany: unique in Coryphoideae, being the only one with pinnate, rather than palmate leaves.
Content: estrogenic, estrone.
Give in order to be respected and left in peace.
Mutual advantage, to live long all, to flourish.
Passionate, for relationship.
Desire: classical music.
Dream: birds; unable to leave a burning house.
Loves birds, parrots.
Fear: fire; buried alive.
Desire: sea, beach, palm trees.
Desire: drink, burning thirst.
Fever; alcohol intoxication.
Eyes: opacity of cornea.
Throat: sore throat, colds.
Lungs: bronchial catarrh, bronchitis; cough.
Stomach: dyspepsia; ulcers.
Urinary: genito-urinary ailments; cystitis, < honeymoon.
Female: menses heavy, menorrhagia; vaginitis, fungal; infertility; labour problems.
Limbs: knee arthritis.
Skin: wounds; hornet stings.