Lachesis


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Lachesis

Homeopathy
A homeopathic remedy formulated from bushmaster snake venom; it is used for cardiac problems (e.g., tachycardia, arrhythmias and angina), as well as fever, haemorrhoids, hot flashes, nosebleeds, premenstrual syndrome, petit mal seizures, varicose veins and weeping wounds.
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Partial separation of a thrombin-like enzyme from the venom of the Peruvian bushmaster snake, Lachesis muta muta.
Parasitismo por Porocephalus stilessi (Sambon, 1910) (Pentastomida) en Lachesis muta rhombeata Wied, 1824 (Serpentes: Viperidae).
Se empleo veneno liofilizado de Lachesis muta procedente de Satipo, Junin; mantenidos en cautiverio en el serpentario Oswaldo Meneses de la UNMSM-Lima.
Characterization of a hemorrhagic factor, LHF-1, isolated from the Bushmaster snake (Lachesis muta muta) venom.
Lachesis (Bushmaster): Jealous and suspicious, clairvoyant, feeling of being under superhuman control.
Lachesis may be useful where the sufferer is talkative, has a thin physique, appears to be of a suspicious or jealous nature, forgetful, resentful, proud, irritable, libidinous, moody, jumps from one subject to another in conversation, experiences anxiety, particularly in the morning, or alternates between excitement and depression and experiences depression which is worse at night and in the morning.
TABLE 1 Comparison of the N-terminal amino acid sequence of bothrasperin with other disintegrins isolated from snake venoms Sequence Disintegrin Snake species EAGEEXDXGTE * bothrasperin ** Bothrops asper EAGEECDCGTP jararacin Bothrops jararaca EAGEECDCGTP cerastin Crotalus cerastes cerastes EAGEECDCGAP lachesin Lachesis muta EAGEECDCGSP lutosin Crotalus viridis lutosus AGEECDCGSP crotatroxin Crotalus atrox EAGIECDCGSL molossin Crotalus molossus molossus AGEECDCGSP durissin Crotalus durissus durissus AGEECDCGSP viridin Crotalus viridis viridis EAGEECDCGSP cereberin Crotalus viridis cerebelus AGEECDCGSP basilicin Crotalus basilicus * "X" indicates an undetermined residue, possibly Cys.
Lachesis - For large, bluish abscesses aggravated by heat and sensitive to the touch.
Those needing homeopathic snake medicines typically speak about suspicion, betrayal, and manipulation and may use terms such as "two-faced," "behind my back," or "forked tongue." Those needing Elaps tend to have somewhat milder personalities than those needing Lachesis (Bushmaster), Crotalus cascavella or horridus (Brazilian or North American rattlesnake), Naja (cobra), and a number of others.
In Schroyens' Synthesis the rubric 'Thoughts--compelling' lists 21 remedies of which Arsenicum album, Causticum, Lachesis, Nux vomica, and Syphilinum are of particular interest (26).
Typically, Apis is most appropriate for swellings on the right side of the body, while Lachesis is more suited to the left side.
* Lachesis (Bushmaster snake): Bluish-purple or black boil filled with pus.