Author: Jan Scholten
644.55.16 Physostigma venenosum, Physostigma
English: Calabar bean; Ordeal bean; Doom bean.
Dutch: Afrikaanse Calabarstruik, Heksenboon.
Content: physostigmine, = eserine.
Mental activity; cannot stop thinking.
Willpower without power.
Delusion: being a castaway, alone.
Fear: insanity; doing something bad.
Dreams: vivid, pleasant; being a blind lion; lascivious; horrid; being a lion; being blind.
Weather: > open air.
Aversion: fat, egg.
Food: > coffee.
Vertigo: dizzy, faint, > lying, < rising, falling.
Nervous: paralysis; impaired locomotion; muscles twitching, trembling, < mental or physical disturbances; tetanus, < trauma, < slightest draught.
Eyes: pain, < change weather, < pressure, < motion, < jar, < blows, > warm open air, < using eyes, > closing eyes, < 4 pm; deformed lens; pupils contracted; vision diminished, blurred, objects mixed, floating black spots, flashes of light; twitching of lids and muscles of eyes; nystagmus; eye muscles weak.
Lungs: respiration difficult, arrested.
Heart: pulse feeble, irregular; arrested.
Stomach: nausea, too weak to vomit.
Abdomen: pain, cramping, stitching, < eating, < carbonated, > lying on abdomen, rumbling.