Author: Jan Scholten
666.44.07 Wyethia helenioides
Names: Alarconia helenioides; Melarhiza inuloides.
English: Poison weed; Mule’s ear.
Source: Sense provings.
They want to stay in contact with friends and work together but that can get into conflict from their desire to go their own way. They fear being too special, to stand up for themselves and then not being accepted anymore.
They are friendly and soft, look open but are closed. They hide their vulnerability. They fear not to belong to the group anymore if they become too special or behave differently so they have a tendency to adapt and deny their own personality.
Coeliac disease is a strong symptom.
Desire to do it too well, so fail.
Doing jobs that are too much but cannot ask for help.
Melancholy about the future.
Depressed, sad, uneasy, languid, mentally and physically, < forenoon; despondent almost to desperation.
Forsaken by all friends and on the verge of insanity.
Entire incapacity for mental and physical work; could not follow a line of thought twenty seconds; forehead cold to touch, accustomed cup of coffee was not relished.
Thoughts of work of previous day were on my mind.
Nervous, uneasy, apprehensive of calamity.
Aversion company, not even intimate friends.
Aversion work; had to push myself to work.
Quarrelsome, impatient, irritable, cross, easily angered, < trifles.
Dreams: vivid; real.
Colour preference: 17AB.
Time: < 11 am.
Sweat: < least exertion, < night.
Desire: ice-water during chill.
Food: < eating.
Sleep: sleepy, < afternoon, < food, dinner; wakes frequently and too early, < thoughts; talking.
Physical: < motion; < exercise, < touch; gluten allergy.
Energy: weakness, weary, fatigue.
Fever: influenza, epidemic; chill, < 11 am.
Head: severe, sharp, intense, full, congestive, terrific, maddening pain, forehead, over the right eye, < sweat, < fever; eyes extremely sensitive; bones of the face sensitive to touch, < slightest motion; rush of blood to head; head very hot; cheeks very red and burning.
Eyes: itching in left inner canthus; heavy over the eyes, as skin and flesh would come down over the eyes.
Ears: itching in right ear; pain in left ear.
Nose: hayfever with itching of posterior nares, palate, violent sneezing; copious flow of acrid, burning mucus; dry posterior nares; as if something in nasal passages.
Mouth: scalded; sensation of heat down oesophagus; palate itching, > scratching with tongue; tough, ropy saliva.
Throat: pharyngitis, follicular, right side; irritable in singers and public speakers; dry and hot; clearing and hawking give no relief; feels swollen; epiglottis dry and hot; swallowing difficult, constant desire to swallow saliva; uvula feels elongated; glands right side of neck swollen and sore; heat down the oesophagus, extending to stomach, < eating.
Lungs: cough, persistent, dry, hacking, nervous, < tickling of the epiglottis; allergic asthma, dry; bronchitis; burning sensation in bronchial tubes.
Chest: sharp pain just below right ribs, deep-seated, followed by soreness.
Stomach: weight, as if eaten indigestible; belching of gas, alternating with hiccough; nausea, vomiting.
Abdomen: pain, bearing down in abdomen, right side, below ribs; ! coeliac disease.
Rectum: constipation; haemorrhoids, not bleeding; itching; constriction; stools loose, dark, dark brown colour, look burned, light-coloured, irregular, soft.
Female: menses painful, intense burning; dysmenorrhoea; pain over left ovary, shooting down to knee; menses, amenorrhoea; leucorrhoea; pain in uterus, could outline its contour, feels as if it enlarged in order to contain all the pain.
Back: sore, lame; weak, < out of bed; pain, extends to end of spine.
Limbs: pain aching, < fever; pain, twinging, neuralgic, right arm, stiffness of wrist and hand, extending to back, limbs and all over the body, < slightest touch.
Skin: sore, < touch.
DD: Arum, Sanguinaria, Lachesis, Causticum, Hepar sulphuris, Stict, Rumex, Penth, Phos, Sulphur, Epiphegus, Abies nigra.