Author: Jan Scholten
666.42.12 Silybum marianum, Carduus marianus
English: Blessed milk thistle; Holy thistle; Lady’s thistle; Variegated thistle.
Culture: novel “A man called Henry”.
Irritated by a restricting spouse.
Despondency; forgetful, apathetic.
Hypochondriacal; full of cares about his stool.
Dreams: nightmare, < lying on the back.
Colour preference: 5E.
Ailments from injury, hurt and insult; beaten by father; criticism.
Feels broken, destroyed, punched, < criticism.
Likes to go into ground to hide, to make himself small, < criticism
Type: dirty, yellow complexion.
Weather: < heat; < warm damp weather; > mountain; > dry weather; > open air.
Time: < night.
Desire: tobacco, artichoke, beer.
Aversion: meat; salt, salt meat; sweets; food, appetite small.
Food: < alcohol; beer; < fats, eggs, meat, milk, < bread; < eating.
Physical: < lying on left side; < touch; < pressure; < motion; < walking, < stooping, < rising; < cellars; < tobacco; > artichoke; > bleeding.
General: haemorrhages, especially connected with hepatic disease.
Energy: debility, fatigue.
Infection: influenza, hepatitis A.
Vertigo: tendency to fall forward.
Head: dull frontal headache; contracting feeling above eyebrows, < cough.
Eyes: burning, pressure.
Nose: sinusitis, hayfever; bleeding.
Mouth: taste bitter; tongue; weak upper lip and tongue; tongue foul, white centre, red indented edges, furred; salivation < after coffee with milk.
Lungs: asthma, in miners.
Chest: stitching pains in lower right ribs and front, < moving, < walking, extending shoulders, back, loins and abdomen, + urging to urinate.
Stomach: acidity; slow digestion; nausea; retching; vomiting green, acid fluid, acrid bile or blood; stitches left side, near spleen; high diaphragm.
Abdomen: liver diseases, chronic, full, engorged, enlarged, swelled laterally, hyperaemia, cirrhosis, left lobe sensitive; liver sore, pain, jaundice; pelvic congestion; gallstone; meteorism; gall bladder swelling, painful tender; dropsy.
Rectum: diarrhoea, profuse, < alcohol; stool bright yellow, knotty, clayey; haemorrhaging piles; rectum prolapse, burning pain; cancer; constipation, alternates with diarrhoea.
Urinary: urine cloudy, golden coloured.
Female: menses, profuse, suppressed; chronic uterine haemorrhage.
Limbs: dropsy; veins swollen, like cables, broken or hard thrombosis, pain hip-joint, extending happier and down thigh, < stooping, < rising; weakness felt in feet, < after sitting.
Skin: itching < lying down, < night; eruption on lower part of sternum.