REMEDY OF THE DAY: CONVALLARIA MAJALIS
Lily of the valley, Mary Lily, May bells, Lily constancy,
Ladder to heaven, Male lily, muguet, and sold traditionally
the first of May in France.
The leaves and flowers contain cardiac glycosides that have
been used in medicine for centuries. In overdose preparations
can be poisonous; pets and children can be harmed by eating
Lily of the Valley.
The flower is also known as Our Lady’s tears since, according
to legend, the tears Mary shed at the cross turned to Lilies of the
Valley. According to another legend, Lilies of the Valley also
sprang from the blood of St. Leonard during his battle with the
Represents the return of happiness, pureness of heart and sweetness.
to plant it in your garden protects from the likes of evil spirits.
HEART: a TONIC to renders it more regularly, and when ventricles
are over distended and dilatation begins, when there is an absence of
compensatory hypertrophy, venous stasis is marked,
SENSATION AS IF HEART CEASED BEATING, THEN STARTED
VERY SUDDENLY. Endocarditis with extreme orthopnoea.
Palpitations from least exertion. Tobacco heart due to cigarette smoking.
Angina pectoris, extremely rapid and irregular pulse. with aching
of legs in big toe, trembling of hands and aching of wrists and ankles.
Dull intellect, grieves easily, dull headache, worse ascending, hawking.
and hysterical manifestations, irritable.
Hydroa in nose and lips, raw and sore, epistaxis, sees imaginary spot
about three inches square, tongue feels sore and scalded, with red
dots in tongue tip, also scalded broad, thick with heavy dirty coating.
Itching at urinary meatus vaginal orifice. Sacro-illiacal pain-running
down legs, as if a cord will be pulling.
Dyspnoea while walking with hot feeling of throat.
Itching like mosquito bites, violent itching when undressing,
Nausea and vomiting from pregnancy.