Key bird issues extend across the 16 species presented here and will alert you to the need for a bird remedy in your patient.
These include a sense of being an outsider/ observer. Aspiration and a desire for freedom and travel. Water and dog dreams. A strong sense of spirituality. An emphasis on connectedness and empathy with a group or family, or an expression of individuality and aloneness (depending on species).
Head symptoms are marked - with a frequently expressed sensation of the vertex opening. Eyes and throat are also well represented. Stabbing, stitching pains and restlessness and trembling can be marked. Water-birds especially carry feelings of grief and /or of being outcast, together with the sensation of a lump in the throat.
The provings are very clearly summarised - with key issues highlighted.
Whilst this work is detailed, it is extremely clear and gives a vivid image of the bird kingdom generally, together with the particular pictures of the 16 species presented here.
Useful and user-friendly, enabling the professional homeopath to take flight to wider horizons of prescribing.
Birds covered: Brown Pelican (Pelec-o), Scarlet Macaw (Ara-m), Ringdove/Woodpigeon(Colum-p), Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo-J), Great Horned Owl (Bubo-v), Great Blue Heron (Ard-H), Bald Eagle (Haliae-lc), Raven (Corv-C), Peregrine Falcon (Falco-P), Saker Falcon (Falco-c), Turkey Vulture (Cath-a), Andean Condor (Vult-g), Humboldt Penguin (Sphe-H), Whooper Swan (Cygnus-c), Mute Swan (Cyg-O), Wandering Albatross (Dio-E)
Author: J. Shore MD