Vipera lachesis fel

Last modified on February 6th, 2019

Vipera Lachesis Fel homeopathy medicine – drug proving symptoms from Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica by TF Allen, published in 1874. It has contributions from R Hughes, C Hering, C Dunham, and A Lippe

Introduction

Vipera lachesis, Bufocephalus fel. (Higgins).

Mouth

The tongue, especially at the end, felt smaller, for ten minutes (after three-quarters of an hour). Bitter taste in mouth, lasting more than fifteen minutes (after fifty-five minutes). Every day since the dose, intense bitter taste in the mouth (fourth day). The lower lip, on the inside, felt swollen, and there was a sore feeling as if there was a longitudinal ridge on it; it came on about 10 A.M., lasting the whole day (fourth day).

Throat

Feeling in throat of choking; desire to clear the throat; the tongue, especially at the end, felt smaller; desire to loosen clothes round throat; all this lasted ten minutes; he thought he had taken Lachesis (after three-quarters of an hour).

Chest

Woke at 5 A.M., with a dull heavy pain under left ribs (never cardiac end of stomach), which seemed to rest at one spot for a few minutes, then slowly moved round to the right in an upward direction to stomach-pit; it remained about an hour, and then went away (second day). Twice during day, in the open air, shooting in region of left nipple (fifth day).

Upper Limbs

In outer side of left arm, shooting downwards, from just below shoulder to elbow (after one hour and twenty minutes). Sore painful feeling at end of right thumb (palmar surface), for one minute (after fifty minutes).

Lower Limbs

2 P.M., when walking out, a dull heavy pain struck him suddenly in the right hip, in one spot; it seemed to be in the hip-bone; it only remained a few minutes, and then passed away without his noticing it (third day). Sore pain behind right internal malleolus (after fifty-seven minutes). During the day, tingling in toes of right foot (second day).

About the author

TF Allen

TF Allen

Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)
Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.

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