Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Lachesis in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Oppressive pain in chest as if full of wind, better eructations.
Pain in the chest as from soreness.
Burning in the chest.
Stitches in the (left) chest, with dyspnoea.
Pneumonia, hepatization, mostly of left lung; great dyspnoea on awaking.
Useful when tubercles follow pneumonia.
Dropsy of the chest; awakens with suffocating spells; liver swollen; scanty, dark urine; palpitation. θ After scarlatina.
Asthma, worse from covering mouth or nose, or touching the throat, or moving the arms; on awaking; after eating or talking; better sitting up bent forward.
Chest feels constricted.
In the morning when sitting up quickly, the breathing becomes slow, difficult, whistling.
Chest stuffed; short cough, with scanty, difficult expectoration.
Asthma during scabies, if the itching ceases.
Heart and pulse
Palpitation, can bear no pressure on throat or chest; must sit up or lie on the right side; numbness of the left arm, fainting, anxiety.
Pericarditis, dropsy, diphtheritic patches in the throat after scarlatina.
Restless, trembling; anxiety about the heart; hasty speech; suffocation on lying down; weight on the chest; heart feels constricted. θ Rheumatism of the heart.
Pulse small, weak and accelerated; unequal; intermittent; alternately full and small.≡ more ...