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Lac Caninum
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Lac Caninum

Dog's Milk, Lac Can, Lac. Can

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HPUS label indication: Alternating sides
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.

Below are the strongest indications of Lac Caninum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.

This remedy is of undoubted value in certain forms of sore throat and diphtheria, and rheumatism. Corresponds to a low-vitiated, non-feverish type of sickness. The keynote symptom is Erratic pains, alternating sides. Feels as if walking on air, or of not touching the bed when lying down. Great lassitude. Ozaena. Decided effect in drying up milk in women who cannot nurse the baby. Great weakness and prostration. Sinking spells every morning. Mastitis.
BETTER, cold, cold drinks.
WORSE, morning of one day and in the evening of next.
Compare: Lach.; CONG.; Lac Felinum - Cat’s Milk - (ciliary neuralgia; eye symptoms, photophobia; Asthenopia; dysmenorrhoea); Lac Vaccinum - Cow’s Milk - (headache, rheumatic pains, constipation); Lac vaccinum coagulatum - Curds - (nausea of pregnancy); Lactic vaccini floc - Cream - (diphtheria, leucorrhoea, menorrhagia, dysphagia); Lactic-ac.

    MIND (click for more)

Thinks himself of little consequence.

Despondent; thinks her disease incurable

Visions of snakes

Attacks of rage

Behaviour; shrieking; in children

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; faces; in the dark

Desires, wants; company
Desires, wants; death

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)


Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of death
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of fainting
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled

Very forgetful; in writing, makes mistakes

    VERTIGO, DIZZINESS (click for more)

When lying down; as if feet were going up; he did not touch the bed

While walking; sensation of gliding in the air, as if feet did not touch the ground, while walking

    HEAD (click for more)

Blurred vision, nausea and vomiting at height of attack of headache

Pain, headache; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forehead
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); morning
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); morning; on waking
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput); turning eyes; turning eyes upward
Pain, headache; in forehead
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; alternating sides
Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; while sewing
Pain, headache; in forehead; alternating from side to side
Pain, headache; in forehead; night; after midnight
Pain, headache; in forehead; pulsating
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling)
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); as if brain bound up
Pain, headache; sides; one side; alternating from one to the other
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forehead
Pain, headache; temples
Pain, headache; temples; alternating with heat in sides of head

Noises in ears

Occipital pain, with shooting extending to forehead

Reverberation of voice.

Sensation as if brain were alternately contracted and relaxed

Sensation of walking or floating in the air ( Sticta.) Pain first on one side, then the other

    EYE (click for more)

Intolerance of light (photophobia)

    VISION (click for more)


    EAR (click for more)

Discharges from ear; gluey, sticky; green

    HEARING (click for more)

Sounds seem distant

    NOSE (click for more)

Bloody pus discharged.

Alae nasi and corners of mouth cracked

Bones of nose sore to pressure

Coryza; one nostril stuffed up, the other free; alternate


Discharge from nose; greenish
Discharge from nose; night
Discharge from nose; thick
Discharge from nose; white

Liquids come out through nose on attempting to swallow

Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked; alternating sides
Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet
Running or blocked nose (coryza); running, wet; alternating sides

    FACE (click for more)

Expression; anxious

Skin; discoloration; red; alternating with paleness

    MOUTH (click for more)

Drooling in diphtheria

Cracking of jaw while eating ( nit

ac; Rhus.) Putrid taste increased by sweets.

Dryness; morning; on waking

Taste; food does not taste salty enough; food only tastes natural

Tongue coated white with bright red edges; profuse salivation

    THROAT (click for more)

Sore throat and cough with menstruation

Stiffness of neck and tongue

Tonsillitis and diphtheria symptoms change repeatedly from side to side

Painful swallowing; pain extends to ears

Sensitive to touch

shining glazed appearance of deposit, Pearly-white or like pure white porcelain

Sore throat beginning and ending with menses.

Throat feels burned raw

Choking, constricting


Glazed appearance

Inflammation; tonsils

Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.
Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.; left; alternating sides
Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.; pearly
Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.; white

Pain; burning
Pain; sore; alternating sides
Pain; sore; during period
Pain; swallowing; on swallowing

Paralysis; after diphtheria

Swallowing; impossible

Swelling; tonsils

Tickling sensation causes constant cough

    ABDOMEN (click for more)

Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); constant
Bladder; urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting

Stomach; desires, cravings; alcoholic drinks; whisky
Stomach; desires, cravings; salt things
Stomach; desires, cravings; warm drinks

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    GENITALS (click for more)

Mastitis; Worse, least jar

Sexual organs easily excited

Sinking at epigastrium


Backache; spine very sensitive to touch or pressure

breasts swollen; painful before (Calc

C.; Con.; Puls.) and better on appearance of menses

Female; Menses too early, profuse, Flow in gushes
Female; inflammation; womb
Female; pain; ovaries; alternating sides
Female; pain; ovaries; extending to other parts; one to the other
Female; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; womb; extending upward
Female; period; frequent
Female; period; membranous

helps to dry up milk

    RESPIRATION (click for more)


    CHEST (click for more)

Pain; sore, bruised; breast
Pain; sore, bruised; breast; going up and down stairs

    BACK (click for more)

Pain; neck
Pain; neck; wandering pain
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades; spine; extending to breast bone

Pulsating; lumbar (lower half of back)

    EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)

Rheumatic pains in extremities and back, from one side to the other

Burning in palms and soles.

Coldness; lower limbs
Coldness; lower limbs; leg

Pain; alternating sides
Pain; hip; alternating from hip to hip
Pain; joints; wandering
Pain; knee; wandering pain; from one knee to the other
Pain; lower limbs; sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh); alternating sides
Pain; shoulder; alternating shoulders
Pain; upper limbs; alternating sides
Pain; wandering, shifting

Skin; warts; fingers

Legs feel numb and stiff, cramps in feet

Pain in arms to fingers

Sciatica, right-side

    SLEEP (click for more)

Dreams of snakes.

    GENERALITIES (click for more)

Pain; wandering

Symptoms not symmetrical; alternating sides
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.

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