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Lachesis - Mouth 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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General Mouth.

Aphthous and denuded spots in the skin and flesh of the mouth, preceded by burning pain and rawness (third day); relieved (sixth day),

Feeling in the mouth as after Merc Viv Mercury,

Transient pain on the curtain of the pale, while yawning,

Burning and throbbing pain in the mouth (second day after second dose),

Violent burning pains in the mouth and face,

Rawness in the mouth and throat,


Speech involuntarily stronger and more distinct than usual,


Gum and lips swollen,

Numbness of tip of tongue and inside of lips,

Violent burning in the mouth and swelling of the lips and gum (third day),

Gums and teeth

The destruction of a bad tooth goes on more rapidly than usual, but without pain (third week),

He can easily crush a hollow tooth,

Remarkable brittleness of a carious tooth; while eating large pieces break off,

Breaking and crumbling of a hollow tooth,

A piece breaks off from a hollow tooth,

Every diseased tooth is felt, but not painful, with congestion to the head,

The teeth feel too long when biting them together,

A partly broken, hollow, last back tooth seems too long, so that she cannot bite the jaws together; a boring in it extending into the jaw, especially after eating; the gum about it is swollen and painful as far as down into the throat; at last a discharge of pus from the tooth, when the pain ceased,

Pain in the right upper teeth and in the left limbs; next day in the left lower teeth and in the limbs more of the right side,

Toothache extending through the jaw to the ear,

Toothache, with cold ear,

Toothache with catarrh,

Toothache with swollen cheek,

Drawing in the teeth and in the bones of the face, during the febrile heat,

Drawing in some of the teeth,

Drawing in the second upper right back tooth, which was sound,

Itching-drawing in some teeth of the left side,

Raging, jerking, tearing, dull sticking in the roots of the lower teeth, often extending through the upper jaw to the ear, periodic, always after waking from sleep, soon after eating, also from warm and cold drinks,

Transient stitches in the front teeth,

Crawling in a tooth of the right upper jaw,


Gum bluish-red, swollen, and very painful,

Gums swollen and spongy,

The gum is swollen about a hollow back tooth, followed by discharge of pus,

Gum of the lower incisors swollen (internally and externally, as if it would become loosened from the teeth; in the back teeth a feeling as though something were between them; there is even a piece of gum grown out and causing trouble); the whole gum bleeds when rubbing it,

Swelling of the gum of the upper front teeth, with throbbing pain in it, in the evening; next day it was worse, with burning and throbbing,

Violent painful swelling of the gum of the anterior lower incisors (third day); disappearing (fifth day),

Bleeding of the gum,

Feeling as if the gum were swollen,

The gum of the two left lower back teeth is painful,

The gum is painful from warmth in the mouth,

The gum is painful, with toothache,


Dryness in the mouth and thirst (bite).

Dryness in the mouth and constriction,


(Children spit much saliva, with sore throat),

Salivation, while thinking about the sensation in the throat,

The mouth is watery, sometimes more, sometimes, less, as if it came from the stomach (first and second days),

Accumulation of water in the mouth,

Water runs from the mouth during a violent cough,



The left half of the tongue swollen, feeling as though it were the effect of Merc Viv Mercury; soon after rheumatic pains,

Burning on the left side of the tongue (seventh day),

Burning on the tongue from ordinary water, as a precursor of the hoarseness and rawness in the throat,

Fine constriction on the left side of the root of the tongue (fifth day),

Feeling as of pepper-dust on the tongue, with accumulation of saliva in the mouth, immediately,

Prickling on the tongue, immediately,

Very transient prickling feeling on the tongue, immediately,

Mouth very sore, parched, and dry, the mucous membrane was cracked in various places and bleeding, and the tongue somewhat swollen and covered with blisters on each side,

Salivation, with biting on tongue, ; with burning in throat; with stretching,


(The tongue seems thicker in the forepart; with a disgusting taste in the mouth),


(Taste sweet like sugar, instead of acid as formerly),

Sweetish taste in the back part of the throat, and the same of the mucus (second to fourteenth days),

Unpleasant taste in the mouth, like meal or paste,

Disgusting bad taste in the mouth (third day),

Nauseous taste, with headache and nausea, with hawking of mucus,

Nauseous taste in the mouth, as from stale fat, without having eaten any fat,

Most dreadful taste in the mouth, quite intolerable, which makes her think of acrid poison, though she had never taken poison; somewhat coppery, makes the teeth dull, causes nausea, more in, the forepart of the tongue, which there seems thicker, worse during eructations (in a hysterical woman),

The powder of the 30th has a disgusting salty taste, like Glauber's salts (after fourth dose),

Salty taste of the mucus hawked up,


Sticking and tearing pressure on the tongue and palate, transient, with ulcerated fauces,


Burning and dryness on the palate, with thirst (after taking acids),

A very peculiar scraping-burning feeling posteriorly on the palate, immediately on breathing the dust while triturating,

Pressure in the palate, as if it came from the stomach (fifth day),

Tearing and sticking on the palate and tongue,

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