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Lachesis - Mouth symptoms

Bush Master, Surucucu, Laches, Lachesis Mutus

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HPUS label indication: Sore throat

Below are the strongest indications of Lachesis in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

BETTER, appearance of discharges, warm applications.
WORSE, after sleep ( Kali-bich.) Lachesis sleeps INTO worse; ailments that come on during sleep (Calc.); left side, in the spring, warm bath, pressure or constriction, hot drinks. Closing eyes.
Antidotes: Ars.; Merc.; HEAT; Alcohol; SALT.
Complementary: Crotalus Cascavella often completes curative work of Lachesis ( Mure.) Lycop.; Hep.; Salamandra.
Incompatible: Acet-ac.; Carb-ac.
Compare: Cotyledon (climacteric troubles); Nat-m.; Nit-ac.; Crotal.; Amphisbena - snake lizard - (right jaw swollen and painful, lancinating pains; headaches, lancinating pains. Eruption of vesicles and pimples); Naja; Lepidium.


Pain in facial bones.
Aphthous and denuded spots with burning and rawness
Teeth ache, pain extends to ears
Gums swollen, spongy, bleed

Biting self; tongue

Bleeding; black blood
Bleeding; easily
Bleeding; gums
Bleeding; gums; easily
Bleeding; gums; profuse bleeding after extraction of teeth
Bleeding; oozing of blood
Bleeding; oozing purpura, palate (oozing purplish spots or patches on roof of mouth)
Bleeding; tongue
Bleeding; tongue; tip

Cancer; tongue



Cracked; tongue
Cracked; tongue; edges
Cracked; tongue; tip

Difficult to open

Discoloration; gums; bluish-red
Discoloration; gums; bluish
Discoloration; gums; purple
Discoloration; gums; redness
Discoloration; palate (roof of mouth); red
Discoloration; purpura (purplish spots or patches)
Discoloration; tongue; black
Discoloration; tongue; brown
Discoloration; tongue; purple
Discoloration; tongue; red
Discoloration; tongue; red; edges
Discoloration; tongue; red; front half
Discoloration; tongue; red; glistening (see smooth)
Discoloration; tongue; red; tip
Discoloration; tongue; white
Discoloration; tongue; yellow
Discoloration; tongue; yellow; dirty
Discoloration; yellow patches; spots

Dryness; palate (roof of mouth)
Dryness; tongue
Dryness; tongue; centre
Dryness; with thirst

Froth, foam, from mouth
Froth, foam, from mouth; reddish

Gangrenous; gums
Gangrenous; tongue

Growths, blisters, swellings; blisters; tongue
Growths, blisters, swellings; blisters; tongue; becoming ulcers
Growths, blisters, swellings; blisters; tongue; tip
Growths, blisters, swellings; blisters; tongue; under the tongue
Growths, blisters, swellings; cyst under tongue, from obstructed salivary gland (ranula)
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; gangrenous
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; gums
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; malignant
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; palate (roof of mouth)
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; palate (roof of mouth); dead skin separated from living tissue
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; spreading
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; syphilitic
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; tongue
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; tongue; edges

Gums; abscess
Gums; protruding gums (see detached)
Gums; spongy
Gums; suppurating (producing pus)
Gums; teeth detached from gums
Gums; teeth detached from gums; scurvy-like

Inflamed lining of mouth from ulcer

Inflammation; gums
Inflammation; palate (roof of mouth)
Inflammation; palate (roof of mouth); soft palate (back of roof of mouth)
Inflammation; tongue

Lining; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)
Lining; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); in places
Lining; false membrane; palate (roof of mouth)
Lining; false membrane; palate (roof of mouth); soft palate (back of roof of mouth)
Lining; palate excoriated (roof of mouth, as if grazed, chaffed); sensation as if excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)
Lining; purple

Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive; during cough
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); putrid


Pain; burning, raw and smarting
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; palate (roof of mouth)
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; palate (roof of mouth); soft palate (back of roof of mouth)
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue; as from pepper
Pain; contracting; tongue; root
Pain; gums
Pain; gums; while chewing
Pain; sore
Pain; sore; gums
Pain; sore; palate (roof of mouth)
Pain; sore; tongue
Pain; sore; tongue; sides
Pain; sore; tongue; sides; left
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; palate (roof of mouth)
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; tongue
Pain; tearing; palate (roof of mouth)
Pain; tongue; root; yawning

Paralysis; palate (roof of mouth)
Paralysis; tongue

Prickling; tongue

Saliva; mucus, slime
Saliva; mucus, slime; collection of mucus on tongue (see sticky)
Saliva; mucus, slime; collection of mucus on tongue (see sticky); tough
Saliva; offensive
Saliva; ropy (see thick and sticky)
Saliva; slimy (see taste)
Saliva; thick and sticky

Salivation; cough
Salivation; from mercury poisoning
Salivation; while talking

Speech; difficult
Speech; difficult; can only utter certain words
Speech; difficult; heaviness of tongue
Speech; difficult; in typhoid
Speech; high
Speech; lisping
Speech; stammering
Speech; thick
Speech; unable to speak

Swelling; gums
Swelling; palate (roof of mouth)
Swelling; tongue

Taste; bitter
Taste; bitter; food tastes bitter
Taste; bitter; morning
Taste; bitter; night
Taste; like flour in morning
Taste; metallic
Taste; nauseous
Taste; rancid
Taste; salty and sour
Taste; salty
Taste; sharp, pungent
Taste; sour
Taste; sweetish

Teeth; abscess of roots
Teeth; crumbling
Teeth; decay, hollow
Teeth; feel as if on edge
Teeth; looseness
Teeth; pain
Teeth; pain; after eating
Teeth; pain; after going to sleep
Teeth; pain; afternoon; after dinner
Teeth; pain; boring
Teeth; pain; brushing teeth
Teeth; pain; cutting
Teeth; pain; extending to other parts; ear
Teeth; pain; extending to other parts; eyes
Teeth; pain; from certain foods or drinks; drinking tea
Teeth; pain; from cold; from cold drinks
Teeth; pain; from getting wet
Teeth; pain; from heat; from warm drinks
Teeth; pain; from heat; from warm things
Teeth; pain; heat; external warmth
Teeth; pain; in the spring
Teeth; pain; in the summer
Teeth; pain; in women; during period
Teeth; pain; in women; during period; if the flow diminishes
Teeth; pain; jerking
Teeth; pain; jerking; in root
Teeth; pain; lower teeth
Teeth; pain; morning
Teeth; pain; morning; in bed
Teeth; pain; morning; in bed; on waking
Teeth; pain; morning; wakes up with pain
Teeth; pain; piercing
Teeth; pain; pressing; as if a shred of meat were caught between the teeth
Teeth; pain; pressing; as if wedged
Teeth; pain; pulling
Teeth; pain; pulsating
Teeth; pain; right
Teeth; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, stinging
Teeth; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, stinging; incisors
Teeth; pain; tearing
Teeth; pain; tearing; extending to other parts; to ears
Teeth; pain; tearing; roots
Teeth; pain; tingling
Teeth; pain; twitching
Teeth; pain; when biting; when biting teeth together
Teeth; pain; while eating; from chewing
Teeth; pain; with chilliness
Teeth; pain; with swelling of cheek
Teeth; sensation of elongated teeth
Teeth; sensitive, tender
Teeth; sensitive, tender; to cold; water
Teeth; sensitive, tender; to touch
Teeth; sensitive, tender; to warmth
Teeth; serrated
Teeth; teeth breaking off when biting

Thrush (whitish flakes)
Thrush (whitish flakes); gangrenous
Thrush (whitish flakes); tongue
Thrush (whitish flakes); tongue; tip

Tongue; heaviness, tongue; difficulty in moving (see movement)
Tongue; movement of tongue; difficult (see protruded)
Tongue; movement of tongue; difficulty sticking tongue out
Tongue; movement of tongue; hanging out
Tongue; movement of tongue; lapping; to and fro
Tongue; movement of tongue; protruded
Tongue; movement of tongue; protruded; oscillating
Tongue; movement of tongue; side to side
Tongue; movement of tongue; tongue catches on the teeth when sticking out or pulling back in
Tongue; pointed tongue
Tongue; red patches on tongue (mapped or geographic tongue)
Tongue; smooth, shining, glazed, glossy tongue
Tongue; stiff tongue
Tongue; suppurating (producing pus)
Tongue; taste buds; erect
Tongue; tongue feels thick
Tongue; trembling
Tongue; trembling; when protruding it

Nauseous taste

Tongue swollen, burns, trembles, red, dry and cracked at tip, catches on teeth
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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.