Lachnanthes TinctoriaSpirit-weed, Lach, Lachnant, Lachnanthes
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 (i.e. symptoms) of Lachnanthes Tinctoria in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Head, chest and circulation are affected. Bridge of nose as if pinched. A remedy for torticollis, rheumatic symptoms about neck. Tuberculosis - light-complexioned people. Early stages, and established chest cases, with much coldness. Produces a desire to talk - a flow of language and the courage to make a speech.
Third potency. Tincture in phthisis, unit doses, once or twice a week, or three drops every four hours.≡ show all authors ...
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Behaviour; makes noises; whistling
night; 1 to 2 a.m.
talks a lot
over things of little importance
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy; evening
mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.
mood; changeable, variable mood
unhappy; sadness, mental depression
weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; in writing; omitting letters; words
Talking, conversation; talkative
talkative; night; 1 to 2 a.m.≡ show all authors ...
▲ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS
Heat of fever; with sensation of heat in chest and about heart≡ show all authors ...
Bridge of nose feels as if pinched.
Expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation
enlarged sensation; the top of head seems extended upward (vertex)
Hot; during chill
with coldness of body
while lying down
Swollen, and feeling swollen
Right-sided pain, extending down to jaw; Head feels enlarged; worse, least noise
Heaviness (see pain; pressing)
from 6 a.m.; until 10 a.m.
alternating with other symptoms; pain elsewhere; chest
affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after eating
affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); supper
with stomach complaints; diarrhoea
perspiration; with perspiration
right side; extending to cheek
alternating with pains elsewhere; cramp pain in chest at last tearing in nose and shoulders
while lying down
extending to other parts; cheeks
extending to other parts; face
back of head (occiput)
while lying down
forehead and back of head (occiput)
extending to other parts; to face
extending to other parts; to teeth
as if split open with a wedge
cutting, darting, stabbing; as if split by a wedge, body icy cold, thirsty
as from a plug, peg or wedge (see nail); as if head split wide open by a wedge, body cold, head burns, cannot get warm; whining
pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead
over eyes; as if eyes would be forced out
pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples
sore bruised, sensitive to pressure
stitching, sudden, sharp
tearing, rending; evening
tearing, rending; forehead
side of forehead
side of forehead; extending to cheek
tearing, rending; temples; evening
tearing, rending; temples; extending to other parts; face
tearing, rending; temples; extending to other parts; teeth
tearing, rending; top of head (vertex)
Circumscribed red cheeks; scalp feels sore, as if hair was standing on end; burning in palms and soles
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead≡ show all authors ...
Lids; eyes closed
Discharges of mucus or pus
burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
as from something in eye; like sand in eye
in corner; outer
Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; dark; spots; reading
colours; grey; circles
colours; grey; spots
walking in open air
Lost vision, blindness; while reading
while walking≡ show all authors ...
Sensation of air; rushing in to ear
Coldness; sensation of cold in external ear
Discharges from ear
Itching; like insects crawling on skin
like insects crawling on skin; while eating
boring with finger
Noises in ear
before vertigo, dizziness
while walking; in the open air
afternoon, while walking in open air
while walking in open air
Pain; soreness; behind
Lost, deafness≡ show all authors ...
Lips; discoloration; bluish
tension of surface
Skin; discoloration; bluish
discoloration; red; within definite boundaries
discoloration; sickly colour
like insects crawling on skin (see skin)
itching (see skin)
Tingling≡ show all authors ...
Pain; burning, smarting; root; right side
pressing; as if nostril were pinched≡ show all authors ...
Gums and teeth
Teeth; sensation of elongated teeth
pain; from certain foods or drinks; from drinking coffee
pain; from heat; from warm things
Saliva; thick and sticky
Salivation≡ show all authors ...
Itching; throat; when swallowing
Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.
External throat; stiffness of sides
contracted neck muscles
pulled to right≡ show all authors ...
Sensation of heat - bubbling and boiling around heart region rising to head.
Neck and Back.
Drawn over to one side in sore throat
Rheumatism of the neck
Stiffness of neck
Pain in nape, as if dislocated.
Chilliness between the shoulder-blades; pain and stiffness in back.
Heart; palpitations; tumultuous, violent, intense
Movements in and of chest; trembling
trembling; heart (see fluttering)
Bubbling sensation in blood (see heat flushes)
cutting (sudden sharp pain); coughing
cutting (sudden sharp pain); sides; right; when coughing
stitching, sudden, sharp; collar bone
stitching, sudden, sharp; sides
stitching, sudden, sharp; heart
Stomach; hiccup; in bed≡ show all authors ...
from tickling in larynx
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); dryness from coughing; larynx
from irritation in air passages; in larynx
While lying down; bed
In women; during period
On waking≡ show all authors ...
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage)
streaked with blood
Mucous; bloody≡ show all authors ...
Body icy cold; face yellow, tendency to sweat.
scratching≡ show all authors ...
▲ BACK AND NECK
on turning head
neck; with running nose
dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades
Pain; while lying down; when turning head
in women; during period
lumbar (lower half of back); during period
dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; right
lumbar (lower half of back)
sacrum (base of spine)
sacrum (base of spine); 4 p.m.
tearing; lumbar (lower half of back); during period≡ show all authors ...
Bloated; during period
Noises from abdomen; rumbling; fermentation; during period
Bladder; pain; pressing, pressure
pain; pressing, pressure; during urination
urination; dribbling (by drops); night; drops flow from urethra (urinary part of genitals), colouring night clothes red
Kidneys; pain; burning; left
Stomach; burping, belching; sweetish
burping, belching; sweetish; fluid
aversion to certain foods or drinks; meat
nausea; afternoon; 4 p.m.≡ show all authors ...
▲ GENITALS ETC
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); discharge; gonorrhoea
Male; itching; penis
pain; burning; scrotum
Female; period; bloody, mucus
period; frequent≡ show all authors ...
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Cramps; lower limbs; night
morning, 9 a.m.
lower limbs; sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh)
burning; hand; palm
inner side of
toes; first toe (large toe)
toes; first toe (large toe); left
as if sprained; thumb
stitching, sudden, sharp; knee; knee cap
shoulder; extending to other parts; fingers
upper arm; extending to other parts; to shoulder
elbow; extending to shoulder
fingers; joints of fingers
knee; while walking
knee; knee cap
leg; shin bone
toes; first toe (large toe)
Paralysis; thumb; sensation of paralysis
thumb; sensation of paralysis; right
Skin; discoloration; knee; red
like insects crawling on skin; lower limbs
out-break on skin; blisters; containing fluid
out-break on skin; elbow; bend of elbow; painful
out-break on skin; lower limbs; small, solid, no pus
out-break on skin; lower limbs; blisters
Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness); lower limbs
heat≡ show all authors ...
▲ FEVER AND CHILL
Fever and chill
Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)
Icy coldness of the body
At certain time of day or night; from 6 p.m.; midnight
Warmth; external warmth
hot water bottle or electric blanket
warm bed relieves, but not by external covering
Evening; 8 p.m.
Fever without chill; evening; 6 p.m.; to 12 p.m.
With chilliness≡ show all authors ...
Sleep and dreams
Falling asleep; during heat
during the heat
Morning; during sleep
Night; after midnight
Afternoon; 4 p.m.
Evening; 6 p.m.
Night; 1 a.m.
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)≡ more ...