Lachnanthes TinctoriaSpirit-weed, Lach, Lachnant
Below are the strongest indications 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.
Compare: Dulc.; Bry.; Puls.; also Fel tauri (nape of neck pains, and great tension there).
Third potency. Tincture in phthisis, unit doses, once or twice a week, or three drops every four hours.
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.
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.