Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Lachesis in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Sleepy day and night; sleeps well unless the cough annoys him.
Children toss about, morning, during sleep.
Restless sleep, with many dreams and frequent waking.
Persistent sleeplessness; sleepless in the evening, with talkativeness.
Awakens at night and cannot sleep again.
The mind worse after sleep.
Nausea and vomiting
Eructations, which relieve.
Everything sour; heart-burn.
Nausea after drinking.
Nausea in attacks, weakness, dyspnoea, palpitation, cold sweat.
Vomiting of food; of bile; of mucus; with copious saliva.
Eating and drinking
After eating vertigo, languor; gagging and suffocation; dyspnoea; stomach puffed; eructations, flushes of heat.
After acids, symptoms worse.
Worse from alcoholic drinks (except the Bothrops Lanceolatus snake-bite).
Warm drink 10, 13. After drinking 13, 16.
Blood dark, non-coagulable; small wounds bleed much.
Affected parts bluish.
Ulcers sensitive to touch; ichorous, offensive discharge; many small pimples surround them; areolae purple; better from warmth.
Dropsy from liver and spleen diseases; after scarlatina; urine black, legs oedematous, first left, then right.
Cellulitis, with burning and blue color of skin.
Contact, Injuries, etc.
Touch 2, 13, 25, 26, 44. Pressure 1, 13, 29.
The greatest sensitiveness, even to touch of edge of bed-clothing on throat, common bed-covering on abdomen.
Neuralgic pains change locality, with palpitation.
Tearing pains; prickling; pulsating.
Crawls on the floor, spits often, hides, laughs, or is angry; spasms.
Epilepsy comes on during sleep, from jealousy, onanism, loss of fluids.
Spasms of the legs.
Awkward gait; left side weak; gressus galinaceous.
Paralysis, left-sided; after apoplexy, or cerebral exhaustion.
Trembling all over; exhausted, faint.
Fainting, with pain in heart, nausea, pale face, vertigo.
Temperature and weather
Worse from the sun's rays 3, 4. Worse during Spring and Summer; or from extremes of temperature, debility 20. Change of temperature 26. Wet weather 13. Desire for the open air 23. Worse in the open air 2. Warmth 44. Warm room 40. Hot drinks 13.
Chill, Fever and Sweat.
Chill runs up the back to head, often on alternate days; abates in the warm room; with chattering of the teeth, desires external warmth.
Wants to be held, or to be pressed down during chill.
After icy-cold calves, shaking chill with warm sweat; then strumming through limbs, intermingled with flushes of heat.
Spasms during every paroxysm, in nursing children.
Chill at night, flushes of heat by day.
Heat, particularly on the hands and feet, in the evening.
Burning in the palms and soles, evening and night.
Heat at night, as from orgasm of blood, throat sensitive.
Internal sensation of heat, with cold feet.
Profuse sweat, with most complaints; sweat about the neck after the first nap; phthisis.
Sweat cold, stains yellow; or bloody, staining red.
Intermittent fever recurs every Spring, or after suppression in the previous Fall by quinine; worse in the afternoon, 2 P.M.; face red, headache, feet cold; talking during hot stage; excessive burning and rending pain during relapse into bilious intermittent after quinine.
Periodical attacks every fourteen days, every Spring 40.
Right 3, 18, 19, 32. Left 2, 6, 8, 13, 23, 28, 29, 32, 33, 36. Left to right throat and ovarian symptoms; also 44. Below up 40. Within outwards 3.≡ more ...