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Tela araneae Spider Web
The elegant translucent web of the spider has, for millennia, represented the concept of interconnectedness. We speak of the web of life.
Chief Seattle, chief of the Suquamish Indians wrote in a letter to the American government when they wanted to purchase land from him:
This we know: the earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth. All things are connected like the blood that unites us all. Man did not weave the web of life, he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself.
Indras Net Imagine a multidimensional spiders web in the early morning covered with dew drops. And every dew drop contains the reflection of all the other dew drops. And in each reflected dew drop, the reflections of all the other dew drops in that reflection. And so ad infinitum. That is the Buddhist conception of the universe in an image. Alan Watts.
Grandmother Spider She who weaves the world with her web
An Ancient Remedy Hemostatic Wound dressing Intermittent fevers Asthma and tubercular cough
Homeopathic Uses Remedy for sleeplessness (physical dose) produced a calm and delightful state of feeling, followed by a disposition to sleep." "The most delicious tranquillity, resembling the action of opium, and followed by no bad effects. Clarke
Anshutz from a paper published by Dr. S.A. Jones in 1876 for intermittant fevers, spasms, & asthma (physical substance)
Boericke Cardiac sleeplessness, increased muscular energy. Excitement and nervous agitation in febrile states. Dry asthma, harassing coughs; periodic headaches with EXTREME NERVOUS ERETHISM. OBSTINATE INTERMITTENTS. Acts immediately on arterial system, pulse full, strong, compressible. Lowers pulse rate frequency. Masked periodical diseases, hectic, broken down patients. Symptoms come on SUDDENLY with cool, CLAMMY skin. Numbness of hands and legs when at rest. CONTINUED CHILLINESS.
Christopher Sowton Proving 2002 Themes Getting sick, heat, foggy Frigid, spaced out, catching cold, flu Not Welcomed, wanting to be included, teenager Feeling left behind, like an intruder, awkward, wanting to be part of the group
Tela Themes (Sowton proving) Desperate living conditions, end of the world Lost on a desert island, lost in a big city, dark existence, rations, nuclear war. Biting, stabbing Knives, vampires, fear of being bitten Restaurants Having a bad experience in a restaurant.
Tela themes (Sowton proving) Unable to communicate Separate from others, no one answered the phone, negative communications, unable to verbalize, clairsentient but not verbal, watching from the periphery. Disconnection of upper/lower, awkward Dizzy as if disconnected, top and bottom half of body disconnected, cannot connect with legs, feel lonely, cold, and disconnected.
Sowtons evaluation for prescribing Incipient head colds Foggy, flushed feeling in head Sensation of disconnection between upper and lower parts of the body. Feeling of not being included or rejection from a social gathering. (including sensitivity to seating arrangements) Difficulty communicating or speaking. Bad experience in a restaurant.
Spiderweb silk Contains 42% Glycine and 25 % Alanine depending on species Glycine improves sleep when taken at night. Glycine is an inhibitory neurotransmitter and plays an important role in synaptic plasticity - the ability of the connection, or synapse, to change in response to use or disuse of transmission over synaptic pathways.
Tela Theme Connection/Disconnection Interconnectedness Making New Connections