Author: Jan Scholten
665.54.04 Verbascum thapsus
Names: Verbascum densiflorum, Verbascum thapsiforme.
English: Great Mullein; Mullein; Aarons rod; Great Mullein; Velvet plant; White mullein; Verbascum flowers; Woolen blanket herb; Bullock's lungwort; Fannel flower; Shepherd's club; Hare's beard; Pig taper; Cow's lungwort.
German: Wollblume; Wulkraut; Himmelsbrand; Wullena; Marienkerze.
Dutch: Koningskaars; Koningskandelaar; Toorts; Madekeerse; Maagdekeerse; Nachtkeers; Lemmekensblaren; Wolkruyt.
Bedwetting is a frequent symptom. It shows the theme of dirty blankets not being shown to the public. They are very timid and try to hide all their problems. They have problems making decisions. It’s very strong for enuresis, with the fear that people outside of the family will discover it. They have a fear of sleeping with friends or going on vacation with school, fear that people will discover their enuresis or other things about them that are not acceptable.
Theme: he fears he makes his family and home dirty, like bedwetting; it is forbidden to hang the dirty linen outside.
Family oriented, the family against the world. Hierarchy in the family is important.
Reserved, closed, taciturn, answering vaguely, no friends. Timid.
Sad, tearful, despondency, melancholia, entangled in their problems, complaining.
Dull, confused, thinking and memory difficult.
Timid, want of self confidence; irresolution.
Attachment to material objects.
Sexual fancies, lascivious.
Fear: panicky, crowds.
Delusions: ghosts swarm him; at war; cannot overcome problems.
Dreams: misfortune, bad luck; war, fights, battles, contests; dead people, bodies.
Weather: < cold, wet, thunderstorm, < change of temperature.
Time: < 9 am !, 9-16, < afternoon.
Food: < tobacco.
Ears: pain; obstruction; deafness; meatus dry, scaly.
Face: pain, neuralgic, crushed with tongs, pinching, in flashes; zygoma, temporo-maxillary joint, ear, eye; + lachrymation, < cold, < talking, < sneezing, change temperature, < least movement, pressing teeth, chewing.
Throat: voice deep, harsh, as trumpet, bass, hoarse; inflammations.
Lungs: asthma, bronchitis, croup; chronic coughs, swellings, tumours.
Abdomen, pain extends deep down, twisting, colic about navel.
Rectum, contracted < pain abdomen; haemorrhoids, inflamed painful; constipation. Stool, obstructed, hard frequent.
Urinary: !; urine constant dribbling, increased + pressure in bladder; burning; ! enuresis; cystitis.
Limbs: cramp-like pain, soles, right foot, knee; ankle, neuralgia; lower extremities feel heavy; ! loins stiff sore; gout; thumb numb.