Laburnum

(Cystisis Laburnum) All parts of this shrub are poisonous, producing inflammation of stomach and intestines, with vomiting, diarrhea, headache, paleness of face and cold skin. Widespread anesthesia, and convulsions are some of the chief effects of this drug. Cerebrospinal meningitis. Great prostration, sense of constriction in throat, stiffness of nape,

Lac Caninum

(Dog’s Milk) This remedy is of undoubted value in certain form of sore throat and diphtheria, and rheumatism. Corresponds to a low-vitiated, non-feverish type of sickness. The keynote symptom is, erratic pains, alternating sides. Feels as if walking on air, or of not touching the bed when lying down. Great

Lac Defloratum

or Lac Vaccinum Defloratun (Skimmed Milk) A remedy for diseases with faulty nutrition; sick headaches, with profuse flow of urine during pain. Car sickness. Head Despondent. Pain begins in forehead to occiput, in morning on rising. Intense throbbing, with nausea, vomiting, blindness, and obstinate constipation; worse, noise, light, motion, during

Lachesis Mutus

or simply Lachesis (Bushmaster or Surucucu) Like all snake poisons, Lachesis decomposes the blood, rendering it more fluid; hence a hemorrhagic tendency is marked. Purpura, septic states, diphtheria, and other low forms of disease, when the system is thoroughly poisoned and the prostration is profound. The modalities are most important

Lachnanthes Tinctoria

or simply Lachnanthes (Spirit-weed) Head, chest and circulation are affected. Bridge of nose as if pinched. A remedy for torticollis, rheumatic symptoms about neck. 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.

Lacticum Acidum

(Lactic Acid) Morning sickness, diabetes, and rheumatism offer a field for this remedy. Troubles in the breasts. Locally, in the tuberculous ulceration of vocal cords. Stomach Tongue dry, parched. Thirst; voracious hunger. Canker, copious salivation and water-brash. Nausea; morning sickness, especially in pale anemic women. Hot, acrid eructation. Nausea; better,

Lactuca Virosa

(Acrid Lettuce) This remedy acts principally upon the brain and circulatory system. Delirium tremens with sleeplessness, coldness, and tremor. Hydrothorax and ascites. Impotence. Sense of lightness and tightness affecting whole body, especially chest. Seems to be a true galactogogue. Marked action on extremities. Mind Stupefaction of sense. Great restlessness. Head

Lapis Albus

(Silico-fluoride of Calcium) Affections of glands, goitre, pre-ulcerative stage of carcinoma. Burning, stinging pain in breast, stomach, and uterus. Connective tissue about glands specially affected. Fat anemic babies with Iodine appetite. Ravenous appetite. Remarkably successful in scrofulous affections, except in malarial cases. Uterine carcinoma. Fibroid tumors with intense burning pains

Lappa (Arctium)

(Burdock) Very important in skin therapeutics. Eruptions on the head, face, and neck; pimples; acne. Styes and ulcerations on the edge of the eyelids. Profuse and frequent urination. Crops of boils and styes (Anthracin). Extremities Pain in hands, knees, and ankles extending downward to fingers and toes. Pain in all

Lathyrus Sativus

(Chick-pea) Affects the lateral and anterior columns of the cord. Does not produce pain. Reflexes always increased. Paralytic affections of lower extremities; spastic paralysis; lateral sclerosis; Beri-beri. Athetosis. Infantile paralysis. After influenza and wasting, exhaustive diseases where there is much weakness and heaviness, slow recovery of nerve power. Sleepy, constant

Latrodectus Mactans

(Spider) The bite produces tetanic effects that last several days. A picture of Angina pectoris is presented by the action of the drug. The precordial region seems to be the center of attack. Constriction of chest muscles, with radiation to shoulders and back. Lowered coagulability. Head Anxiety. Screams with pain.

Laurocerasus

(Cherry-laurel) Spasmodic tickling cough, especially in cardiac patients, is often magically influenced by this drug. Lack of reaction, especially in chest and heart affections. Drink rolls audibly through esophagus and intestines. General coldness, not ameliorated by warmth. Violent pain in stomach with loss of speech. Spasm of facial muscles and