Author: Jan Scholten
666.44.16 Sigesbeckia orientalis
Source: Dr. Allendy, Dr. Reaubourg.
Shock as after a violent fright.
No self-reliance, no self-confidence.
Irritability, dissatisfied with everything, answers abruptly.
Rudeness, angry, fighting.
Desires to be alone, > alone.
Fear of being touched.
Indifference. Aversion to work. Time seems to pass very quickly.
Cannot think; disconnected thoughts; dullness.
Sensation as if he was drunk or as if he was floating in a cloud.
Fancies; old memories.
Energy: weak and shock as after violent fright.
Colour preference: 18D !.
Sensation: shooting, pressing and burning pains.
Weather: < heat, < cold; > mountain.
Time: < night.
Desire: food, appetite increased.
Sleep: sleepy; yawning.
Physical: < motion, < touch, < standing, < pressure, > bending head backwards, > rest, > lying; <<< injuries, blows, falls, wounds.
General: haemorrhages, ecchymosis; lymph glands inflamed; cancerous affections.
Fever: infectious, sepsis, with shivering, horripilation, red face, heat alternating perspiration, cold extremities, without thirst; influenza, frontal sinusitis.
Energy: weakness, weariness, emaciation.
Vertigo: fainting; as if falling straight downward; as if turning around.
Head: heavy, drawn sideways, pulled backwards, forehead, temples extending to cheek bone, > pressure, < lying; empty, hollow, weight in neck; hair falling out, alopecia.
Eyes: as if protruding; vision weak, dim; difficult to keep eyes open; dark edges.
Face: pale; red spots on cheeks.
Ears: noises feel sharp and violent; shooting pains in left ear.
Nose: cold, pointed; motion of wings with respiration, fan-like; hayfever; scrophulosis; wide open nostrils.
Mouth: bitter, burning, dry; lips dry, swelling; gums swollen, easy bleeding, cold; salivation increased; teeth pain, feel too long; tongue dry.
Throat: dry, burning; difficult swallowing; constricted; stitching pains on swallowing.
Lungs: desires to breathe deeply; difficult respiration; cough dry, weakening, causing pain in left shoulder.
Heart: quick, irregular pulse.
Chest: heat; pain, between scapula and spine on left side, < motion of left arm.
Stomach: nausea < drinking, vomiting; burning; heaviness; shooting pains.
Abdomen: rumbling; shooting colic; heavy, distension, tension; diarrhoea; mesenteric gland affections; liver problems.
Rectum: burning; abscess of the fossa ileorectalis.
Male: tubercular fistule of the epididymis; syphilis; libido diminished; impotence.
Female: menses too early, heavy; amenorrhoea; miscarriage.
Urinary: burning pains with urination; urine scanty and red.
Back: chilly; burning pains, lumbago; heaviness between scapulae; pain in neck, > moving head backwards.
Limbs: trembling, hands; atactic movements; gout; pain, muscles; twinging, < pressure; pain left shoulder; arms weak; sensation of swelling in bend of elbow, numb and cold tips of fingers; hands and feet hot, swollen, stitching palms; lower limbs cold till knee; trembling; unsteadiness in legs; pain in thigh.
Skin: eruptions, decubitus, ulcus varicosum, suppurations, furuncle, ulcers, atonic wounds, burns; fistule, gangrene; abscess; injuries, bruises of muscles.
DD. Echinaceae, Arnica, Abrotanum, Mandragora Belladonna, Dioscorea.