Also known as
Lactuca Virosa(Mother Tincture)
Other Name: Wild lettuce, bitter lettuce, laitue vireuse,opium lettuce
Common Name: Common lettuce, Acrid Lettuce
Causes & Symptoms for Lactuca Virosa
- Headache, with affections of respiratory organs. Vertigo with heaviness of the lower limbs.
- It is said to promotes lactation with effective results.
- Sense of lightness and Tightness affecting whole body.
- Constant tickling cough, with difficult and suffocative breathing.
Mind and Head
Sadness with exaggerated fancies. Vertigo with great restlessness.
Heaviness in the occiput with pressure, sleeplessness, coldness, and tremor.
Mouth and Throat
Heat of the face, with trembling of the lips, and sensation as if they were swollen.
Twitching in the lips. Increased flow of saliva indicates this remedy.
Stomach and abdomen
Colic in early morning, abdomen tense, relieved somewhat by evacuation and passing of wind.
Pinching in the umbilical region, increased by crossing the legs.
Stool and Anus
Dry, hard, knotty, difficult stool is relieved with Lactuca Virosa.
Burning at the orifice of the urethra.
Coldness and numbness of feet and legs.Cramps in shin bones, extending to toes and side of leg involving calves.
The medicine has pain-relieving properties. Trembling of the hands.
It relieves the swelling of the whole body with asthmatic complaints.
Cough from tickling in the throat, with a feeling of tightness in the chest.
Heaviness on the chest with tightness of breathing.
Side effects of Lactuca Virosa
There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given.
It is safe to take the medicine even if you are on other mode of medication like allopathy medicines, ayurvedic etc.
Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.
Dosage and rules while taking Lactuca Virosa
Take 10 drops in half cup of water three times a day.
We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.
Precautions while taking Lactuca Virosa
Always keep a gap of 15 minutes before or after meals when you take medicine.
If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homeopathic practitioner before use.
Avoid eating tobacco or drinking alcohol during the course of medication.