Author: Jan Scholten
665.24.08 Strychnos nux-vomica, Nux vomica
The ambition of Loganiaceae together with the pressure and heaviness to achieve of Stage 8 intensify each other. They work constantly, as a workaholic.
Ambitious, beyond ability; competitive, strain, workaholic, industrious, over study, prolonged office work; desire to be the best; zealous.
Work: manager, accountant, sales man, business, money making, mental work, surgeon, art, science, artistic.
Literary, studious persons, who are home too much and suffer from want of exercise.
Dutiful, efficient, orderly, punctual, precise.
Straining, working in opposite directions.
Impatient. Time passes too slowly.
Very irritable, fiery, choleric; angry, quarrelsome, spiteful, scolding, cursing, < contradiction, < offended, impulse to kill.
Sullen, censorious, faultfinding, malicious; cursing; humiliating, reproaching others.
Father aggressive, pushy.
Nervous and melancholic. Debauchers.
Youngest child fighting against the elder siblings.
Sexual desire high, many relationships.
Sensitive to everything, smells, odours, light, noise, touch.
Ailments from being humiliated in order to be stimulated to do the best.
Fear: failure, in business, career; punishment, disgrace, misfortune, injustice; disease, cancer, death.
Delusion: world is a jungle.
Dreams: full of bustle and hurry; daily business.
Sensation: shattered, shocked; spasm, cramp, colic.
Type: choleric, bilious, sanguine; dark hair; male, thin, spare, quick, active, nervous, irritable.
Weather: chilly, < moving, < uncovering; < cold, < dry, <- open air; > wet weather.
Sweat: sour, one sided; dry heat of the body.
Time: < 3. am, < morning.
Desire: gourmet, fats, meat; stimulants, alcohol, beer, wine, coffee, tobacco, drugs, medicines.
Food: < food; < stimulants, < spicy, < alcohol, < coffee, < tobacco, < drugs, < medicines.
Sleep: sleepless, < after 3 am; awakes wretched; sleepy < meals; > short sleep, > siesta, < aroused.
General: intoxications, < morning, < food, < drugs, < medicines, < mental exertion, < tobacco, < alcohol, < coffee, < open air; fainting, < odours.
Nervous: convulsions, + consciousness, < touch, < moving, < anger, < emotion; jerking, spasms, inharmonious.
Vertigo: < morning, < dinner, + loss of consciousness.
Head: headache, congestive, distended, pressing, nail driven in, occiput, forehead, over eyes, vertex, < sun, < cough, > pressure, < debauchery, with vertigo; brain feels turning in a circle; scalp sensitive.
Eyes: photophobia, < morning; smarting dry, inner canthi; infra-orbital neuralgia, with watering of eyes; optic nerve inflammation, atrophy; paresis of ocular muscles, < stimulants; twitching.
Ears: itching, dry, sensitive; pain, < in bed; hearing acute, painful, < loud sounds.
Nose: stuffed up, < night, < outdoors; colds, coryza, snuffles, < dry, < cold, < warm room; fluent, acrid, < daytime; bleeding, < morning.
Mouth: small aphthous ulcers, bloody saliva; uvula swollen; jaws contracted; tongue first half clean, posterior covered with deep fur, white, yellow, cracked edges; teeth ache, < cold; gums swollen, white, bleeding; taste sour.
Throat: rough, tight, tension, scraped; scraping; tickling, < waking in morning; constricted; stitches into ear; larynx catarrh; hoarseness.
Lungs: spasmodic constriction; asthma; cough, tight, dry, hacking, as if something torn lose in chest, + bloody expectoration; whooping cough; shallow respiration; oppressed breathing.
Heart: angina pectoris, arteriosclerosis; hypertension.
Stomach: weight, pain, < eating, < pressure; heartburn; belching, sour, bitter; dyspepsia; nausea, vomiting, < morning, < eating, hangover, + much retching; bloated, belching, pressure, as of a stone, < cough, several hours after eating; vomit, desire but impossible.
Abdomen: bruised, sore, weak abdominal walls; flatulent distension; spasmodic colic, < uncovering, + upward pressure, + short breath, desire for stool; irregular, peristaltic action; liver engorged, stitching, sore, jaundice; strangulated hernia; forcing in lower abdomen towards genitals; umbilical hernia of infants.
Rectum: constipation, alternating diarrhoea; frequent ineffectual urging, incomplete, unsatisfactory; constriction of rectum; diarrhoea after a debauch, < morning; dysentery; stools relieve pains for a time; urging to stool felt throughout abdomen; haemorrhoids, itching, blind, bleeding, very painful, < stool; stool frequent small, scanty stool, with much urging; constant uneasiness in rectum.
Urinary: irritable bladder; spasmodic sphincter; urge frequent, spasmodic, ineffectual; urination painful, dribbling; haematuria; renal colic, extending to genitals, + dribbling urine; itching urethra, pain in neck of bladder, < urination.
Male: emissions from high living; constrictive pain testicles; orchitis; spermatorrhoea, + backache, burning in spine, weakness and irritability.
Female: menses too early, too long, irregular, blood black, + faint spells; dysmenorrhoea, + pain in sacrum, + constant urging to stool; labour-pains, inefficient, extend to rectum, with desire for stool and frequent urination; prolapse uterus; metrorrhagia, with sensation as if bowels wanted to move; miscarriage.
Back: backache lumbar, > sitting, < turning in bed; burning in spine, < 3 am; neuralgia, neck and arm, < touch; bruised pain below scapulae.
Limbs: numb arms, hands, legs; lame, paresis, paralysis, sudden, arms, legs, < morning, < overexertion, < getting soaked, with shocks; cramps in calves and soles; cracking, knee-joints, < motion; drags his feet when walking; pain shoulder, bursitis; Knee pain, < ascending, patellar osteoarthritis; excessive rigour, with blueness of fingernails; aching in limbs and back and gastric symptoms.
Skin: burning hot, especially face; red and blotchy; urticaria, acne.