Sweet and gentle. Suppression of emotions and anger, suppressed sexuality leading to masturbation and a romantic erotic inner life.
Styes or tumours on eyelids. Honeymoon cystitis.
Trembling from anger or emotions.
COMMON NAME : Stavestacre Lark-spur.
FAMILY : Ranunculaceae.
PREPARATION : Stavestacre is a plant growing about a foot high, the flowers are spur shaped and the seeds have a bitter, burning taste.
Ripe seeds are used for preparation. It has marked action over the nervous system. Generally regarded as a great germicide and used to destroy lice and itch-mites.
A/F : Onanism Sexual excesses or sexual abuse Loss of vital fluids Indignation Mortification Reserved displeasure Mechanical injuries from sharp cutting instruments; post-surgical.
MODALITIES : < EMOTIONS (chagrin, vexation, mortification, indignation) > Breakfast 2 < Sexual excesses, onanism 2 < Touch 2 > Warmth < Cold drinks 2 < Mercury, tobacco > Rest < Lacerations < Night < Stretching parts < After surgery < AFTERNOON NAP < Sleep
MIND : -LOW SELF-ESTEEM, depression, weeping during the interview.
-Ailments from INDIGNATION, MORTIFICATION, ROMANTIC DISAPPOINTMENTS, SUPPRESSED GRIEF, anger, insults, humiliation.
Suppression of emotions. History of abuse, incest.
-Was insulted, being too dignified to fight, subdued his wrath and went home; sick, trembling and exhausted.
-Heightened sensitivity, both mental and physical. Extremely sensitive to least mental impression, to rudeness, to what people say about her. Often the insults are perceptions due to such sensitivity.
-Anger violent, with tendency to THROW things, usually not at persons. Rage. In later stages, snappish, irritable and destructive. Angry over his mistakes. Very excitable.
-Suppressed anger can give outbursts of temper. Trembling from anger.
-Depressed after a fit of anger or after an insult; prefers solitude.
-Fear of heights, anger, doctors. Fear of opposite sex.
-Delusion that he was going to lose his fortune.
-Delusion of someone pursuing him.
-Sweet reservedness, does not wish to burden another with her problems, but opens up easily to one who shows interest.
-Cannot fight for her rights, no bitterness even if treated unjustly- Morrison.
-Very excitable, timid internally though may be hard externally.
-Artistically inclined. Sentimental and romantic, writes poetry.
-Indurations mental and physical.
-GENTLE, SWEET and MILD persons, who draw our sympathy. Sensitive to rudeness.
-Very considerate of others. Not demanding.
-SELFLESS. Never egotistical, harsh or proud.
-No bitterness. Blames herself instead of others.
-ROMANTIC AND SEXUAL FANCIES before falling asleep. Masturbation.
Can go to lasciviousness.
-Timid when they feel attracted to someone. Romantic vulnerability.
-Talk to themselves loudly.
-Vanishing of thoughts on mental exertion with sensation of wood or ball in head.
Difficult concentration. Forgetfulness.
-Amorous dreams with seminal emissions.
-Child is quiet, serious and composed (Nat-m). Sensitivity, inhibition and vulnerability. Infrequent outbursts of emotion or anger. History of an abusive parent or elder sibling who suppresses or humiliates the child.
GUIDING INDICATIONS : -Suited to persons who are pale and sunken, worn out and exhausted as a result of sexual excesses and self abuse with sunken eyes and a guilty abashed look, refuse to look up during an interview. Sexual fantasies.
-Induration on the physical plane are manifested in recurrent hard styes on upper lid and in glands and glandular affections -Scrofulous painful swelling of glands of nape, neck, axillae. Ovaries and testes enlarged and indurated. Atrophy of testicles causing impotency with increased sexual desire.
-Bad effects of masturbation.
-Complaints after surgery, cuts. Stinging, smarting pains, like the cutting of a knife in post surgical cases. Mechanical injuries from sharp instruments.
-Head-Sensation of a ball or wooden block in forehead or occiput (Irid, Kali-n).
-Numb or hollow sensations.
-Head pain from suppressed emotions;
-Eruptions. Loss of hair, < about ears and occiput.
-Alopecia areata after grief or suppression.
-Eyes-STYES which leave small hardened spots.
-Lacerations or incisions to the eyes.
-Face-Neuralgia. Pain from lips over face.
-Mouth-Toothache with tearing and tugging pain from head down into cheeks and teeth.
-Premature decay of teeth in children.
-Teeth turn black or show dark streaks and crumble.
-Gums bleed when pressed, tearing in gums when eating.
-Decay of teeth.
-Toothache < touch
-Cleaning the teeth brings on cough.
-Throat-Swallows or scrapes constantly while talking.
-G.I.T.-Nausea of pregnancy, nausea of sea-sickness. Nausea after operations.
-Desire- Sweets, milk.
-Aversion- Fat, milk.
-Intense craving for tobacco.
-Intense hunger even when the stomach is full.
-Relaxation of abdominal muscles, sensation as if hanging down.
-Abdominal colic after indignation, after lithotomy; with urging to stools and urine.
-Frequent hiccoughs, much flatulence, with violent twisting pain, pinching.
-Itching in anus, needle-like pricking in renal region.
-Ailments from abdominal operations.
-Respiratory system-Cough with maddening frequency, but soft.
- Cough only in the daytime, with roughness of throat.
-Cough alternating with sciatica, cough brought on by tobacco smoke.
-Chronic hacking cough.
-Nervous or emotional cough.
-Loss of voice after anger.
-Urinary system-HONEYMOON CYSTITIS. CYSTITIS AFTER EVERY INTER-COURSE. Useful in young women who develop a constant urging to urinate or dysuria after coition.
-Ailments after catheter, lithotomy.
-Urinary troubles in old men with prostatitis.
-Burning in urethra when not urinating.
-Urinary difficulties after severe labour.
-Male genitalia-Enlarged prostate.
-Prostatitis, pain from anus to urethra. Cancer.
-MASTURBATION. Masturbate till falls asleep at night.
-Impotency when confronted or after excess.
-Condylomata painful on touch.
-Orchitis, < left.
-Induration, tumors, atrophy of testes.
-Atrophy of testes, < sexual excess.
-Nocturnal seminal emissions.
-Female genitalia-Amenorrhoea from indignation.
-Menses regular, with aching around hips and loss of power in limbs.
-Toothache during menses.
-MASTRUBATION. Frigid when confronted.
-Cysts and tumors. Cancer.
-Painful sensitiveness of organs, < sitting.
-Ailments after FIRST INTERCOURSE which is very painful causing suffering.
-Extremities-Sharp needle pricks on thumb scratching, prickling and itching in muscles of the buttocks.
-Obtuse shooting pains in shoulder joint
-Paralytic aching in left upper arm.
-Fine twitching and jerking of muscles especially thumb tips, pain in knee joints, tearing pains in calf muscles.
-Weakness in body especially when walking.
-TREMBLING FROM ANGER.
-Paresis after cerebral accidents.
-Sleep-Sleepy all day, sleepless at night, body aches all over.
-Sleeplessness from romantic or sexual fancies. Masturbates to fall asleep.
-Skin-Eczema and discharge of yellow, acrid moisture from under the crusts.
-Itching shifting, changing place on scratching.
-Wounds do not heal easily.
-Damaged tissues become hard and indurated.
-Figwarts, dry, pedunculated, cauliflower like, after abuse of mercury.
-PSORIASIS AFTER GRIEF, SUPPRESSED EMOTIONS, especially in children.
-Oversensitive spots. Ulcers, scars, warts extremely sensitive. Touch may give convulsions.
KEYNOTES. : - Sensation of round ball in forehead sitting firmly there even when shaking his head.
- Extreme hunger even when stomach is full of food.
- Sensation as if stomach and abdomen were hanging down relaxed.
- Sleepy all day, sleepless al night, body aches all over.
NUCLEUS OF REMEDY : -Bad effects of sexual abuse, sexual excesses, onanism, complaints with increased desire, causing both physical and mental symptoms.
-Bad effects of suppressed emotions especially suppressed anger, indignation, chronic suppressions. Staphysagria absorbs griefs.
-Low spirited, depressed individuals with a guilty, abashed feeling.
-No anger - feel guilty where they might have been angry.
-Very sensitive, with nervous affection and trembling.
CONFIRMATORY SYMPTOMS : -A/F sexual abuse, onanism, suppressed emotions, anger, indignation etc.
CLINICAL : -Cerebral accidents, Chorea, Condylomata, Cystitis, Depression, Enuresis, Insomnia, Orchitis, Peptic ulcer, Post-surgical pain, Prostatitis, Psoriasis, Strabismus, Styes, Tics.
-Weeping without tears in children-Staphysagria 30 or 200-Dr. Foubister.
REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS : -Compare-Anac, Caust, Cham, Colo, Merc, Nat-c, Nat-m, Nux-v, Puls, Sil.
-Complementary- Caust, Coloc, Thuj.