LaurocerasusCherry-laurel, Laurocerasus Officinalis, Lauroc
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; bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage);expectoration; mucous; bloody;mind; intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish;head; pain, headache; in forehead;mouth; dryness;mouth; teeth; pain; lower teeth;throat; choking, constricting;throat; spasms, convulsions etc.;throat; spasms, convulsions etc.; gullet;abdomen; bladder; urination; feeble stream (slow); with difficulty breathing and heart symptoms;abdomen; inflammation;abdomen; kidneys; suppression of urine;stool; mucous, slimy; green;urine; strong and sharp (acrid);DyspnoeaGasping for breath; clutches at heart.Constriction of chestCough, with copious, jelly-like, or bloody expectorationCough, with valvular diseaseCyanosis and dyspnoea; worse, sitting upExercise causes pain around heartPatient puts hands on heartrespiration; difficult (dyspnea); with heart complaints; and urinary troubles;Small and feeble pulseThreatening paralysis of lungsTickling, Dry coughchest; skin; discoloration; blue; from lack of oxygen in blood;Clutching at heart and palpitationCyanosis neonatorum.Heart; Mitral regurgitationClubbing of fingersCold, clammy feet and legsSkin blueSprained pains in hips, thighs and heelsToe and finger nails become knottyVeins of hands distended.sleep; dreams; fire;Spells of deep sleep, with snoring and stertorous breathing.Coldness; chills and heat alternatefever; internal heat;Thirst, with dry mouth in afternoon.skin; coldness;generalities; blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood);generalities; blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood); in infants;generalities; eating and food; before eating;generalities; lack of irritability;generalities; lack of reaction;generalities; pain; twinging;generalities; physical exertion;generalities; pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; and small;generalities; pulse; small;generalities; pulse; weak;generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness);
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.