LaurocerasusCherry-laurel, Laurocerasus Officinalis, Lauroc
HPUS label indication: Dry cough
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 Laurocerasus based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Spasmodic tickling cough, especially in cardiac patients, is often magically influenced by this drug. Lack of reaction, especially in chest and heart affections. Drink rolls audibly through esophagus and intestines. General coldness, not ameliorated by warmth. Violent pain in stomach with loss of speech. Spasm of facial muscles and oesophagus. Asphyxia neonatorum.
Compare: Hydrocy-ac.; Camphor; Secale; Ammon. Carb.; Ambra.
Tincture, to third potency. Laurocerasus water, two to five drop doses.
▲ ▼ EXPECTORATION (click for more)
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage)
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Pain, headache; in forehead
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
Teeth; pain; lower teeth
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Spasms, convulsions etc.
Spasms, convulsions etc.; gullet
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Bladder; urination; feeble stream (slow); with difficulty breathing and heart symptoms
Kidneys; suppression of urine
▲ ▼ STOOL (click for more)
Mucous, slimy; green
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
Strong and sharp (acrid)
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Gasping for breath; clutches at heart.
Constriction of chest
Cough, with copious, jelly-like, or bloody expectoration
Cough, with valvular disease
Cyanosis and dyspnoea; worse, sitting up
Exercise causes pain around heart
Patient puts hands on heart
Difficult (dyspnea); with heart complaints; and urinary troubles
Small and feeble pulse
Threatening paralysis of lungs
Tickling, Dry cough
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Skin; discoloration; blue; from lack of oxygen in blood
Clutching at heart and palpitation
Heart; Mitral regurgitation
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Clubbing of fingers
Cold, clammy feet and legs
Sprained pains in hips, thighs and heels
Toe and finger nails become knotty
Veins of hands distended.
▲ ▼ SLEEP (click for more)
Spells of deep sleep, with snoring and stertorous breathing.
▲ ▼ FEVER (click for more)
Coldness; chills and heat alternate
Thirst, with dry mouth in afternoon.
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood)
Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood); in infants
Eating and food; before eating
Lack of irritability
Lack of reaction
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; and small
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
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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.