Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Lachesis in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Inflammatory swelling of the buccal cavity.
Aphonia, or confused, indistinct speech, nasal tone of voice, difficulty in pronouncing certain letters or particular words; the speech is louder and more precipitate than the speaker wishes.
Hot and cold drinks renew the pains.
Gums and teeth
Tongue trembles when protruded, or catches behind the teeth.
Boring pains in the teeth which are carious, principally after dinner, and sometimes with swelling of the cheeks, and a sensation as if the teeth were too long.
Toothache every morning after waking, or after dinner every day, with tearing, drawing, and shooting pains in roots of teeth (of lower jaw); from warm and cold drinks.
Toothache with pains in head, shiverings, heat and heaviness of the legs.
The toothache affects the ears.
Brittleness and looseness of the teeth; the carious teeth become soft, and pieces of them are broken off.
Swelling and painful sensibility of the gums.
Gums bleeding; swollen, spongy.
Dryness of the mouth and tongue, or accumulation of water in the mouth and salivation.
Tongue shining, dry, red and cracked; or inflamed, swollen (covered with blisters), brownish or blackish.
Stiffness, immovableness, and paralysis of the tongue.
Tongue heavy; cannot open mouth.
The mouth and palate are excoriated and very painful.≡ more ...