Typically, when is the homeopathic medicine “LACHESIS” prescribed by a Homeopathic doctor?
Its Common Name: Bushmaster snake or Surukuku snake
Also known as Lachesis Muta
Boericke says, like all snake poisons that are used in Homeopathy treatment, Lachesis decomposes the blood, rendering it more fluid; hence a hemorrhagic tendency is marked. Very important during the climacteric and for patients of a melancholic disposition. Ill effects of suppressed discharges. Diphtheritic paralysis. Diphtheria carriers. Sensation of tension in various parts. Cannot bear anything tight anywhere.
In Lachesis, the mind is altered at all the sects; Emotions, Intellect and Self Consciousness.
Restlessness of mind is depicted by speech which is fast, continuous with no heads and tails – constant flight of ideas, not able to align them in meaningful way what is called as Loquacity. Feels better after talking.
Unrealistic Fear leads to state of “Paranoia” – Suspiciousness. Fear of being poisoned leads to refuse the medicines, food, water offered.
Anxiety assumes a peculiar type and imagination of “Death” – Imagination that he/she is dead and preparations are being made for Funeral.
These fears, anxieties lead to “Religious Insanity” – always talking about God, awful deeds, heaven and heal.
All sorts of Impulsivity. Suspicious, Jealousy, Haterate, Impulse to kill with no sane reason.
Irritation and oversensitivity hampers the Sleep; patient is aggravated from sleep. Wake up in aggravation from sleep.
Cognitive abilities are also altered specially Memory. Mind is weakened. Patient is able to think only with difficulty.
There Oversensitivity of all senses.
Skin – can’t tolerate tight clothes, touch aggravates.
Auditory – loud noise aggravates, sleepless with slight noise.
Olfactory – strong smell can’t tolerate congestion with catarrhal discharges.
Vision – sensitive to bright light, complains aggravate during summer.
All the symptoms are better by discharges.