Author: Jan Scholten
665.51.13 Veronica officinalis
English: Speedwell, Farewell, Goodbye, Common Medicinal-tea.
Content: bitter principles, tannin, ethereal oils, saponins, aucubin.
Source: Riley; Linda Johnston; Andrea Zarth.
The central theme is the duality between being free and connected. Connection makes one anchored and secure, connected with family and friends, but it also makes one un-free, stuck, limited, grabbed, caught, stuck, compressed. Being free, but can make one lose contact, detached, distant, loose, unclear, dizzy. There is a need to be free to handle threats, enemies and being attacked.
Family oriented, the family against the world.
Reserved, closed, taciturn, answering vaguely, avoiding.
Missing an absent lover, only having memories.
Creates an image that nothing can bring him down.
Ailments from an old unhappy marriage, divorce.
Disillusion, < lost love, absent spouse.
Delusion: having smoked marihuana; body is vibrating.
Delusion: people are distant, everything is distant; body and soul are separated.
Dream: smoking cigarettes; riding horses; animals; snakes.
Dreams: intense, vivid, pleasant.
Dream: being small; being stuck on a huge ball going around; falling.
Sensation: heat; tingling whole body.
Weather: < damp; chilly < cold < uncovering.
Time: < afternoon, 5 pm.
Sweat: < night; palms.
Desire: food, drinks, sweets.
Food: < fasting.
Sleep: sleepless < night, -> nap in day; on right side.
Discharge: blood; dry.
Eyes: pain, right, < touch; watery; lids heavy.
Ears: noises, popping, ringing.
Nose: tingling sinuses; obstructed.
Mouth: as cotton, gums numb.
Throat: catarrh; sore, pinpricks; external tenderness; larynx prickling.
Lungs: bronchitis; cough persistent; expectoration little; whooping cough.
Stomach: burning < eating; belching; heartburn.
Abdomen: pain > rubbing; gallbladder problems.
Female: menses disordered; leucorrhoea, dark brown < ovulation.
Rectum: urging, stools loose, odour of rotten eggs.
Urinary: cystitis; oedema.
Back: stiff, lumbar < standing; pain neck < cold.
Limbs: hips stitching; deforming rheumatoid arthritis.
Skin: red, violent itch; ulcers; wounds.