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Lachesis - Head symptoms - T.F. Allen

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HPUS indication of Lachesis: Sore throat

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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Confusion of the head,

Confusion of the head in the morning, lasting till the tenth day,

Confusion of the head in the morning, with inability to think correctly; does not disappear after sleep, but remains with weakness in all the limbs till evening (fourth day),

Confusion of the head (after one hour); with heat and violent congestion (after two hours), lasting till afternoon,

A condition similar to intoxication (bite).

General Head.

Swelling of the head and face, so that the eyes are closed,

Dulness in the head, so that he could remember nothing that had just happened; he feels confused in the head and distracted,

Dull sensation in the head, with nausea, in the afternoon,

Feeling of heaviness in the head, at 11 A.M.,

Fulness in the head during the febrile heat,

Drawing, jerking, tensive sensation in the bones of the skull and cheeks, also in the lower jaw,

Rush of blood to the head in the afternoon, immediately on stooping, very violent (seventh day),

Rush of blood to the head, with haemorrhoidal troubles,

Rush of blood to the head and face, with the cough,

Rush of blood, with heat in the head,

Rush of blood to the head, with flickering before the eyes,

Rush of blood to the head, with a beating roaring in the ear,

Congestion to the head (after eight days),

Much rush of blood to the head (third to seventh days),

Constriction of the head above the ears, and pressure in both temples towards the ears; not persistent (after one hour),

Stitches in the head, with nasal catarrh,

Tearing in the head,

Beating in the head on stooping, with erysipelas of the face,

A heavy spot in the middle of the head, that goes back and forth as he moves the head,

Headache on the vertex as if beaten, internally, worse on external pressure,

Constant beating in the temples for ten days before menstruation,


Confusion of the head in the morning, and in the afternoon pain on the right side of the head (third day),

Confusion of the head in the morning, with heaviness and blowing of blood from the nose, with headache in the forenoon and congestion of the head in the afternoon,

Heaviness of the head in the morning, followed by pain in the vicinity of the right eye (second day),

Feeling of fulness in the head all day; some headache next day,

Tensive pain in the head, as if a string were drawn from the nape of the neck above the ear internally of the eyes, on coughing,

Tensive pain in the head, better from pressure; a roaring in it; it feels hot; much sneezing and fluent catarrh and hard stool (after seventh dose),

Tensive pain in the whole head, better in the open air and from pressure, with an indolent, hard stool (after the sixth dose),

Rush of blood to the head, in the forenoon, on stooping, together with headache on the right side, extending towards the occiput (seventeenth day),

Rush of blood to the head for a few hours in the forenoon, especially on stooping, preceded by headache above the right eye (fifth day),

Rush of blood to the head, especially on stooping and on walking; preceded by headache; more in the afternoon; blowing of blood from the nose in the morning,

Rush of blood to the head, before and after the headache,

Rush of blood to the head, with painful pressure under the whole skull; he was conscious of every diseased tooth, though they were not painful; blowing of bright-red blood from the nose, with a drawing sensation in the nose and frontal sinuses, and under the whole skull, as if water had been injected into it,

Headache, with vomiting of food,

Headache before menstruation,

Headache alternates with cough,

Headache extending into the nose,

Headache extending into the root of the nose,

Headache, with rush of blood to the head,

Headache, with nasal catarrh, and full, hard pulse,

Headache with nasal catarrh and fever,

Headache disappears after the nasal catarrh,

Violent headache, with flickering before the eyes, as if nasal catarrh would break out,

Deep internal headache,

Painful pressure beneath the whole skull, with rush of blood,

Pressive sensation beneath the skull, as from taking cold, after going out; the same, associated with nausea, comes and goes; very much aggravated by stooping; the pain alternates with heat,

Pressive headache for two days; on the third day congestion to the head, with flickering before the eyes in wonderful angular jagged figures, followed by headache,

Pressive headache, after the attack of vomiting at night,

Pressive headache, with nausea,

Pressive headache, with sleepiness,

Violent pressing pains and congestion to the head, in the morning (sixteenth day),

Sudden violently pressing pain about the upper portion of the head, in the evening; worse in both temples, where he feels every step on walking,

Fine and deep-sticking headache,

Tension and then drawing pains in an old scar above the right ear, at night, as though it were painful, on sudden and sharp changes in the weather,

Painfulness of the whole left side of the head,

A round painful spot in the centre of the head,

Painful sensitiveness in the left temple from the vertex down, and in the left half of the face, when touched, or on moving the muscles, as, for example, laughing, chewing, etc.; a sensation as if the skin had been burnt by great heat of the sun, which was not the case; lasting three days, gradually disappearing,

Very painful drawing from one spot above the right ear to the crown, recurring five times with intervals of some seconds; an hour after eating,

(*Headache on the right side, extending to the neck and shoulders, with tension in the muscles),

Sudden headache on the left side, continuing during the forenoon (fifteenth day),

Pressive sticking pain in the right side of the head,

Headache in the forehead,

Headache in the forehead, at times (fifth day),

Headache, first over the whole forehead, afterwards becoming more concentrated towards the left frontal sinus,

Headache in the left frontal eminence, deep internally, as if connected with the ear; it is also painful externally on pressure, as if bruised, in the morning,

Headache over the eyes, extending to the root of the nose (after two hours), and lasting nearly all day,

Headache near the right eye (fourth day),

Dull headache in the forehead (after two and three hours),

Aching or pressive headache deep in the forehead and left temple,

Sudden shooting in the forehead (followed by throbbing headache that she had often had formerly),

Headache in the left frontal sinus, as if sore,

(*Throbbing pain above the right eye, with nausea, bad taste in the mouth, heartburn),

Pain as if swollen in the angle in front of the styloid process, worse when pressing upon it,

Headache in both temples,

Pulsating pain in the right temple, that extends into the right orbit,

Tensive pain in the right side of the occiput; afterwards extending to the orbits and down into the nasal bones,


Desquamation of the skin of the scalp and face,

Violent burning on the scalp after slight scratching, with congestion and headache (seventh day),

Great lightness and an unpleasant swimming sensation in the head (soon after second powder), followed by headache, which continued for two days; she said she never before knew what it was to have the headache; the pain was confined to the back of the head, and the sensation was "as if the hair were tied too tight,"

Scalp painful to touch,

Violent itching on the scalp, as from ants,

Violent itching on the scalp, and over the whole body,

Outer head

Numbness and crawling on the left side of the head, as in the whole left side, in the evening and next morning,

Tearing in an old scar on the head,


Boring and sticking on the vertex,

Sticking in the vertex and temples, as with knives and forks; extending through the whole head, with catarrh and stiffness of the nape of the neck,

Stitches on the vertex,

Stitches in the vertex, coming from the eyes,


Drawing and sticking in the right side of the head; from only smelling coffee, as if he had drunk it,

Feeling as if some one were cutting pieces from the right parietal bone, in the afternoon,

Two transient stitches in the right side of the head, as if starting from a scar on that side, immediately,


Pressive heavy sensation in the forehead,

Transient drawing from the left temple to the forehead,

Pressure in the forehead,

Pressure inwards in the forehead, disappears in the open air and on moving about, but returns when sitting still in the house; two evenings,

Pressure above the left eye in the forenoon (eleventh day),

Writhing in the forehead above the right eye (first day),

Tearing sticking in the forehead across above the eyebrows,

Tearing in the forehead above the eyebrows, also as if in the bones, in the morning (fifth day),

Violent throbbing above the left eye,


Pressure beneath both temples, extending to the ear,

Pressure, quite severe, in the left temple, lasting the forenoon,

Stitches in the left temple and side of the head,

Tearing extending upwards from the ears to the temples,

Throbbing in both temples, in the morning on waking, lasting a quarter of an hour (second day),

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