Lachnantes

Natural History.
     Spirit-weed

General.
     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.

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.

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

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.