Common Name: The Surukuku Snake of South America, Bushmaster Snake

Causes & Symptoms for Lachesis

  • Several nervous and circulatory diseases and disorders are indication for Lachesis.
  • It helps in discharging extra body fluids in the form of sweat that mainly removes all the waste materials from our body.
  • Throbbing sensations in the body. Chest pains and various other cardiac disorders.
  • Excessive sensitiveness of the surface with intolerance of touch or constriction.
  • Tremor of tongue is a leading feature , burning sensation and pains are a leading feature throughout this remedy.
  • Left-sidedness, and the direction left to right is an indication for this remedy.

Mind and Head

It is used to relieve stress and tension,exalted powers, rapid succession of ideas, and again there is weak memory

Jumps from one subject to another,irritable, irascible, peevish. Dislike and unfitness for any labor whatever, either mental or bodily.

Headache better as soon as nasal catarrh comes on. Giddiness after resting, heaviness and pressure in head.

Sensitiveness of scalp, falling off of the hair, cutting headache better from heat and after belching up wind.

Eyes, ear, nose

Smarting in eyeballs and dim vision for several days after headache. Swelling and inflammation of the eyelids or of the edges.

Dark eyes and tendency to laziness and sadness. Dimness of vision, black flickering before the eyes.

Pain in ears with sore throat. Swelling of parotids. Dryness of ears is relieved with Lachesis.

Swelling, redness and excoriation of edges of nose, dry, chronic coryza, with stoppage of nose, or fluent coryza. Red, chronic pimples on nose.

Mouth and Throat

Small red veins in cheeks. Toothache with pains in head, shivering, heat and heaviness of the legs.

Touching the throat in laryngeal affections causes suffocative spasms. Swelling and painful sensibility of the gums.

Hot and cold drinks renew the pains indicates Lachesis.

Stomach and abdomen

Severe attacks of colic, worse by hot drinks.

Sinking at the stomach, and cannot go long without food.

Symptoms are better after eating, especially after fruit indicates Lachesis.

Most prominent remedies in appendicitis.

Stool and Anus

Painful hemorrhoids. Painful constriction of anus, Burning in rectum

Full feeling in rectum, and sensation as of little hammers beating.

Urinary complaints

Urine is almost black, frequent, foaming, dark. Flow of urine after evacuating and after urinating indicates Lachesis.

Sensation of burning in urethra on making water. Pressure on bladder, with urgency to urinate.

Male complaints

Strong sexual desire without physical power, and with flaccidity of the penis indicates Lachesis.

Pressure in testes, as if a hernia were going to protrude. Swelling of the parts, with itching and sexual desire.

Female complaints

Uterine pains better as soon as menses appear. nipples extremely sensitive to touch indicates Lachesis.

Menses regular, painless, too free. Uterine hemorrhage, Intolerably itching tetters on and around nipples.

Pains and throbbing in the head before menses.


Swelled joints or parts of joints in the human body that cause pain during movement.

Pain in the shin bones. Extremities of the fingers numbed and painful.

Hard swelling from hand to elbow, with excessive pain indicates Lachesis.

Flat ulcers on lower extremities, with blue or purple surroundings.


Ulcer sensitive to least touch indicates Lachesis.


It also increases energy inside an individual’s body and makes the person even more passionate towards his/her work.

Worse after sleep whether by day or by night. Persons who cannot stand the sun and who are worse in summer weather.

Side effects of Lachesis 

There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given. 

It is safe to take the medicine even if you are on other mode of medication like allopathy medicines, ayurvedic etc. 

Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.

Dosage and rules while taking Lachesis

Take 5 drops in half cup of water three times a day.

You can also medicate the globules and take 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician.

We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.

Precautions while taking Lachesis 

Always keep a gap of 15 minutes before or after meals when you take medicine.

If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homeopathic practitioner before use. 

Avoid eating tobacco or drinking alcohol during the course of medication. 

Terms and Conditions

Homeopathic products have several uses and should be taken on the basis of symptom similarity. Results may vary depending upon the conditions.

Lachesis 1M (1000 CH) (30ml)

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