Author: Jan Scholten
644.54.16 Saraca asoca
Names: Jonosia; Jonesia asoca; asoca = without grief.
English: Asoka tree; Ashoka.
Names: Sanskrit, Asoka, Kankeli; Bengali, Asok; Uriya, Asoka; Gujarati, Ashopalava.
Culture: sacred tree.
Good natured, affectionate.
Absentminded, timid, easily weeping, easily excitable, easily fatigued, disinclination to work, not very imaginative, changeable thoughts, satisfied with smeverything, slow to understand.
Impatient, cannot bear sufferings, hysterical exaggerates sufferings.
Dreams: frightful, fearful; journey, travelling.
Colour preference: 17C.
Weather: > open air.
Desire: acids, pickles, sour; sweets, candy; drinks, water, thirsty, large quantities.
Aversion: milk, food.
Sleep: sleepless, disturbed.
Fever: chilly, no thirst, dry heat, restless, red cheeks, flushed face, running nose, catarrh.
Head: headache, stupefying, congestive, frontal, unilateral, periodical, > open air, > menses flow, > bathing + nausea, vertigo, < suppression of menses, scanty flow of menses.
Eyes: pain in eyeballs; supraorbital pains, photophobia; red conjunctiva, burning and itching; styes; profuse lachrymation, short: sightedness; tired, < least exertion, < reading, < staring at an object.
Ears: pains; hardness of hearing, < catarrh.
Nose: catarrh, obstruction; sneezing; discharge profuse, watery; nostrils sore, ulcer; smell lost; nosebleed profuse.
Face: pale, alternately with heat and redness cheeks; pimples.
Mouth: dry; tongue coated with thick, white or brown coating; bleeding of the gums; toothache.
Throat: red, tonsils and uvula, sore.
Lungs: troublesome throat cough; respiration hurried, difficulty, < walking.
Heart: pain; palpitation, pulse quick, full and hard, accentuated first sound, < movement or walking or bending forward; tight feeling across the chest.
Stomach: nausea; vomiting of bile; belching; biliousness, pain in epigastrium, colicky pain.
Abdomen: hard, distended; pain, < pressure; flatus foul smelling; colic, flatulent, < evening; sore lower abdomen or pelvis.
Rectum: constipation; stool hard, large, covered with slime or mucus; evacuation difficult; pain sore; haemorrhoids, piles, blind, bleeding, protrusion, itching, smarting.
Urinary: urine scanty, bloody, frequently, profuse, watery; bladder irritable, tender; urination involuntary, < night in bed.
Male: testicles swollen, drawing pain, spermatic cords; itching in the scrotum; discharge of prostatic fluid, < night.
Female: menses suppressed, delayed, irregular; colic, cramping, spasmodic; amenorrhoea, menorrhagia, metrorrhagia; pain in ovaries before flow; leucorrhoea.
Back: pain, nape of the neck, along spine, radiating to abdomen and thighs.
Limbs: weak; shifting pain, small joints; numbness of the limbs; pain along the thighs.