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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Compare: Cotyledon Umbilicus Cotyledon (climacteric troubles); Nat Mur Nat-m.; Nitric Acid Nit-ac.; Crotalus Cascavella Crotal.; Amphisbena - snake lizard - (right jaw swollen and painful, lancinating pains; headaches, lancinating pains. Eruption of vesicles and pimples); Naja Tripudia Naja; Lepidium.
REVERSE RELATIONSHIPSThese are relationship sections of other remedies that refer to Lachesis. Where the text is greyed out, a relationship with that remedy is already described above.
Anthracinum > compare
Compare: Pyrogenium Pyrogen; Lachesis Lachesis; Crotalus Horridus Crotalus; Hippozoen; Echinacea Angustifolia Echi.; Silicea Silica follows well. In the treatment of carbuncles, remember the prescription of the prophet Isaiah for King Hezekiah’s carbuncle - i.e., the pulp of a fig placed on a poultice and apply. Tarentula Hispanica Tarent. Cubensis.
Bothrops Lanceolatus > compare
Compare: Toxicophis Moccasin Snake (pain and fever recur annually, after bite from this snake, and sometimes change location with disappearance of first symptoms. An unusual dryness of skin follows the bite. Oedematous swellings and periodical neuralgia. Pain travels from one part to another). Other snake poisons, notably Lachesis Lachesis. Trachinus,-Stingfish (intolerable pains, swelling, acute blood, poisoning, gangrene). Dose.--Sixth to thirtieth potency.
Belladonna Bellad.; Hyoscyamus Niger Hyoscy.; Stramonium Stram.; Lachesis Laches.; Agaricus Muscarius Agaric.; Anhalonium (time sense disordered; time periods enormously overestimated; thus, minutes seem hours, etc.).
Cenchris Contortrix > compare
Compare: Arsenicum Album Ars.; Lachesis Laches. Clotho Arictans - Puff Adder. - Should have a great sphere of usefulness in many conditions where excessive swelling in leading feature ( John H. Clarke, M.D.)
Echinacea Angustifolia > compare
Compare: Cenchris Contortrix Cenchris Contortrix; Bothrops Lanceolatus Bothrops; Arsenicum Album Ars.; Lachesis Laches.; Baptisia Tinctoria Baptis.; Rhus Tox Rhus; Cistus; Hep Sulph Calc Hepar; Calendula Officinalis Calendula.
Elaps Corallinus > compare
Compare: Kino from Pterocarpus (Haemoptysis and haemorrhage from intestines). Eucalyptus Globulus Eucalyptus rostrata (offensive dark discharge from right ear). Crotalus Horridus Crotalus; Alumen Alumen; Carboneum Oxygenisatum Carbo; Arsenicum Album Ars; Lachesis Lach.
Compare: Lacerta - Green Lizard (skin eruptions. Vesicles under tongue. Increased mental acumen. Difficult swallowing. Constant accumulation of saliva in the mouth. Nausea; Violent pressure in stomach). Camphora Camphor; Lachesis Lachesis.
Kali Phosphoricum > compare
Compare: Kali hypo Phosphorus Phosph ( Debility with wasting of muscular tissue. Phosphaturia with general anemia or leucocythemia. Effects of excessive Thea Sinensis Tea drinking. Chronic bronchitis where the expectoration is Thick and fetid, sometimes Scanty and tough. Dose - 5 grains of crude to 3X.) genista - Dyer’s Weed - (contains scopolamin; frontal headache and vertigo, worse motion, better open air and eating. Dry throat, awakes with water brash. Itching eruption on elbows, knees, and ankles. Promotes diuresis in dropsical conditions.) Macrozamia spiralis ( Extreme debility after severe illness; collapse. Weariness from no assignable cause, no pains. Boring pain at vertex; vomiting and retching all night; impossible to eyes, giddiness and cold.) Zincum Metallicum Zinc.; Gelsemium Sempervirens Gels.; Cimicifuga Racemosa Cimicif.; Lachesis Laches.; Muriaticum Acidum Mur-ac.
Lac Caninum > compare
Compare: Lachesis Lach.; CONG.; Lac Felinum Lac Felinum - Cat’s Milk - (ciliary neuralgia; eye symptoms, photophobia; Asthenopia; dysmenorrhoea); Lac Vaccinum Lac Vaccinum - Cow’s Milk - (headache, rheumatic pains, constipation); Lac vaccinum coagulatum - Curds - (nausea of pregnancy); Lactic vaccini floc - Cream - (diphtheria, leucorrhoea, menorrhagia, dysphagia); Lactic Acid. Lactic-ac.
Lactuca Virosa > relationships
Compare: Nabalus - Prenanthes Serpentaria - Crotalus Horridus Rattlesnake root - White Lettuce, similar to Lactuca Virosa, (chronic diarrhoea, worse after eating, nights and towards morning. Pain in abdomen and rectum; emaciation. Constipation and somnolence; susceptible to aura of others. Dyspepsia, with acid burning eructation. Craving for acid food. Leucorrhoea with throbbing in uterus); Lachesis Lach.; Kali Carb Kali-carb.; Spiranthes (galactagogue).
Lyssin (Hydrophobinum) > compare
Compare: Xanthium spinosum - Cockle - (said to be specific for hydrophobia and is recommended for chronic cystitis in women). Cantharis Canth.; Belladonna Bell.; Stramonium Stram.; Lachesis Lach.; Nat Mur Nat-mur.
Mentha Piperita > compare
Compare: Rumex Acetosa Rumex; Lachesis Laches.; Mentha Pulegium - European Penny Royal - (pain in bones of forehead and extremities). Mentha Viridis - Spearmint - (scanty urine with frequent desire).
Mercurius Corrosivus > compare
Compare: Arsenicum Album Ars.; Lachesis Lach.; Leonurus - mother-wort (Influences pelvic organs, allays spasm and nervous irritability, promotes secretion and reduces febrile excitement. Valuable in suppressed menses and LOCHIA; dysentery; vomiting, frightful pains in abdomen, violent thirst. Tongue dry and cracked). Monsonia - An African plant belonging to the Geraniaceae - (Used for dysentery in material doses).
Naja Tripudia > compare
Compare: Serpent poisons generally. Bungarus fasciatus (Banded Krait) This venom produces a condition like an acute polioencephalitis and myelitis, both symptomatically and histologically. Lachesis Lach.; Crotalus Cascavella Crotal.; Spigelia Anthelmia Spig.; Spongia Tosta Spong.
Compare: Crataeg; Lachesis Lach.
Pyrogenium > compare
Compare: Streptoccin (anti-febrile action; septic symptoms in infectious diseases). Rapid in its action, especially in its effect on temperature); Staphloccin in diseases where the staphylococcal is the chief bacterial factor, as acne, abscess, furuncle; empyema, endocarditis, etc.); Sepin - a toxin of Proteus vulgaris, prepared by Dr. Shedd, same symptoms as Pyrogenium, of which it is the main constituent; Echinacea Purpurea Echinacea; Carboneum Oxygenisatum Carbo; Arsenicum Album Ars.; Lachesis Lach.; Rhus Tox Rhus; Baptisia Tinctoria Bapt.
Compare: Angelica (in tincture, five drops, three times daily, produces disgust for liquor; also for atony of different organs, dyspepsia, nervous headache, etc.; chronic bronchitis to increase expectoration.) Ceanothus Americanus Ceanoth.; Lachesis Lach.; Nat Mur Nat-mur.; Helianthus Annuus Helianthus (spleen enlarged and painful.)
Rhus Tox > compare
Compare: Rhus Radicans (almost identical action); characteristics are, burning in tongue, tip feels sore, pains are often semilateral and in various parts, often remote and successive. Many symptoms are better after a storm has thoroughly set in, especially after an electric storm. Has pronounced YEARLY worse ( Lachesis Laches.) Rhus Toxicodendron Radicans has headache in OCCIPUT even pain in nape of neck and from there pains draw over the head Forwards). Rhus Diversiloba - California Poison-oak (antidote to Rhus; violent skin symptoms, with frightful itching; much swelling of face, hands and genitals; skin very sensitive; eczema and erysipelas, great nervous weakness, tired from least effort; goes to sleep from sheer exhaustion); Xerophyllum Asphodeloides Xerophyllum (dysmenorrhoea and skin symptoms).
Rhus Tox > compare
Compare, also: Arnica Arn.; Baptisia Tinctoria Bapt.; Lachesis Lach.; Arsenicum Album Ars.; Hyoscyamus Niger Hyos.; Op ( stupefactions more profound). Mimosa - Sensitive Plant - (rheumatism, knee stiff, lancinating pains in back and limbs. Swelling of ankles. Legs tremble).
Compare also: ELIAS; Lachesis Lachesis.
Sanguinaria Canadensis > compare
Compare: Justicia Adhatoda Justicia (bronchial catarrh, coryza, hoarseness; oversensitive). Digitalis Purpurea Digitalis (Migraine). Belladonna Bell.; Iris Versicolor Iris; Melilotus Officinalis Meli.; Lachesis Lach.; Ferrum Met Ferr.; Op.
Trillium Pendulum > compare
Compare: Trillium Pendulum Cernuum (eye symptoms), everything looks bluish; greasy feeling in mouth); Ficus (hemorrhages; menorrhagia, hematuria, epistaxis, hematemesis, bleeding piles); Sanguisuga - Leech - (hemorrhages; bleeding from anus). Ipecacuanha Ipec.; Sabadilla Sab.; Lachesis Lach.; Hamamelis Virginica Hamam.