Lachesis has traditionally been used for sore throats which are worse for swallowing, PMS and menopausal symptoms, and purplish eruptions or stings.


Lachesis has traditionally been used for sore throats which are worse for swallowing especially liquids, but better swallowing solid food. Pain may radiate out to the ears on swallowing. Often patients may describe a sensation of a lump in the throat.

People needing Lachesis are tyically very talkative, and when sick may jump from topic to topic and they may be quite sharp tongued.

The remedy may be indicated for asthma and other symptoms which come on after jealousy or strong emotions.

The remedy has also been traditionally used for symptoms during the menstrual cycle and during menopause, with all of the above plus irritablity, jealousy, depression, headaches, flushes of heat, in fact a whole range of strong emotions.

Lachesis may also be indicated for bites and stings or eruptions where there is a purplish discoloration or mottled look around the bite.

These are hot patients, who feel worse from heat and are very often worse on waking.

Another interesting and often seen symptom is that they may feel suffocated by clothing, rarely wear scarves or high neck jumpers, and must loosen everything.

Symptoms may start on the left sided and stay there or start on the left and move to the right.



Always seek medical assistance in an emergency and for a fever in a child under 6 months old.

If symptoms persist see your healthcare practitioner Use only as directed Always read the label.



These notes are a general guide.

Do read the individual directions on each product (both on the label and in the store description) to ascertain whether usage differs to the suggestions here.


Babies under 6 months – 1 drop

Babies 6-12 months     – 2 drops

12 months and above   – 4 drops


Give 1 or 2 pilules regardless of age.

Crush between 2 clean teaspoons if you are giving to a baby and you are uncomfortable with giving whole.

Homeopathy is about quality, not quantity!

Directions for Use

See the individual product description or the label on the product for how often to give.

Bottle Sizes

10g pilules: approximately 110 pilules

25ml drops: approximately 120 doses at 4 drops per dose

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Our homeopathic remedies and kits are suitable for the management of self-limiting and minor ailments and illnesses and not for the home treatment of chronic, ongoing or serious conditions or named diseases. For any ongoing chronic condition, it is important to be assessed or examined by your healthcare professional or specialist. If in doubt as to the appropriateness of a product to a particular situation, consult your health care practitioner, GP or Emergency Department.

Homeopathy is a traditional medicine and is deemed to be low risk by the Therapeutic Goods Administration. The remedies are effective when used in accordance with the homeopathic indications. It may be used in conjunction with other medicines. The information on our website and in this article does not constitute medical advice. It is referenced from traditional homeopathic texts and is for information only. 

Always seek medical advice in emergencies. Use only as directed. Always read the label or information supplied. If symptoms persist see your health care practitioner.


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