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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Bad odor from the mouth.
Sore mouth in the last stages of phthisis.
Sensation on roof of mouth as if the mucous membrane were peeling off.
Cheek swollen, skin tense, hot and crisp, as if it would crack; periodontitis.
Gums and teeth
Decayed teeth pain when biting; after sleep; after abuse of Merc Viv mercury.
Decayed teeth crumble.
Gums bluish, swollen, bleeding, worse from warm drinks.
Tongue trembles when protruded, or catches behind the teeth; swollen, coated white; papillae enlarged; dry, red cracked at the tip; red up and down centre; mapped dry, black and stiff.
Saliva abundant, tenacious.
Difficult speech, tongue heavy, cannot open mouth wide.
Puts the trembling tongue out with great difficulty. θ Diphtheria, etc.
Sour taste, everything turns sour.
Blisters, mostly about the tip.
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