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LACHNANTES

(lachn)

(Spirit-weed) Head, chest and circulation are affected. Bridge of nose as if pinched. A remedy for torticollis, rheumatic symptoms about NEDK. TUBERCULOSIS-light-complexioned people. Early stages, and established chest cases, with much coldness. Produces a desire to talk-a flow of language and the courage to make a speech.

Head
Right-sided pain, extending down to jaw; HEAD FEELS ENLARGED; worse, least noise. Scalp painful. Sleepless. Circumscribed red cheeks; scalp feels sore, as if hair was standing on end; burning in palms and soles. Bridge of nose feels as if pinched.

Chest
Sensation of heat-bubbling and boiling around heart region rising to head.

Back
CHILLINESS BETWEEN THE SHOULDER-BLADES; pain and stiffness in back. Neck. DRAWN OVER TO ONE SIDE in sore throat. Rheumatism of the neck. Stiffness of neck. Pain in nape, as if dislocated.

Skin
Body icy cold; face yellow, tendency to sweat.

Relationship
Compare: DULC.; BRY.; PULS.; also FEL TAURI (nape of neck pains, and great tension there).

Dose
Third potency. Tincture in phthisis, unit doses, once or twice a week, or three drops every four hours.