Lac CaninumDog's Milk, Lac Can, Lac. Can
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Lac Caninum may help, unprocessed Lac Caninum may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Lac Caninum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Lac Caninum is of undoubted value in certain forms 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 lassitude. Ozaena. Decided effect in drying up milk in women who cannot nurse the baby. Great weakness and prostration. Sinking spells every morning. Mastitis.
WORSE, morning of one day and in the evening of next.
BETTER, cold, cold drinks.
Compare: Lachesis Lach.; CONG.; Lac Felinum Lac Felinum - Cat’s Milk - (ciliary neuralgia; eye symptoms, photophobia; Asthenopia; dysmenorrhoea); Lac Vaccinum Lac Vaccinum - Cow’s Milk - (headache, rheumatic pains, constipation); Lac vaccinum coagulatum - Curds - (nausea of pregnancy); Lactic vaccini floc - Cream - (diphtheria, leucorrhoea, menorrhagia, dysphagia); Lactic Acid. Lactic-ac.
Very forgetful; in writing, makes mistakes
Despondent; thinks her disease incurable
Attacks of rage
Visions of snakes
Thinks himself of little consequence.
Behaviour; shrieking; in children
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; faces; in the dark
Desires, wants; company
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium)
unhappy; sadness, mental depression
weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of death
fear; of fainting
frightened easily; starting, startled
When lying down; as if feet were going up; he did not touch the bed
While walking; sensation of gliding in the air, as if feet did not touch the ground, while walking
Sensation as if brain were alternately contracted and relaxed
Noises in ears
Reverberation of voice.
Sensation of walking or floating in the air ( Sticta Pulmonaria Sticta.) Pain first on one side, then the other
Blurred vision, nausea and vomiting at height of attack of headache
Occipital pain, with shooting extending to forehead
Pain, headache; in forehead
in forehead; night; after midnight
in forehead; alternating from side to side
in forehead; pulsating
in forehead; above eyes
back of head (occiput)
morning; on waking
turning eyes; turning eyes upward
extending to other parts; forehead
sides; one side; alternating from one to the other
alternating with heat in sides of head
pressing (see bursting, pulling)
as if brain bound up
stitching, sudden, sharp; back of head (occiput); extending to other parts; forehead
Alae nasi and corners of mouth cracked
Bones of nose sore to pressure
Bloody pus discharged.
Discharge from nose; night
Liquids come out through nose on attempting to swallow
Coryza; one nostril stuffed up, the other free; alternate
Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked; alternating sides
Drooling in diphtheria
Cracking of jaw while eating ( nit)
Dryness; morning; on waking
Tongue coated white with bright red edges; profuse salivation
ac; Rhus Tox Rhus.) Putrid taste increased by sweets.
Taste; food does not taste salty enough; food only tastes natural
Sensitive to touch
Painful swallowing; pain extends to ears
Sore throat and cough with menstruation
Tonsillitis and diphtheria symptoms change repeatedly from side to side
shining glazed appearance of deposit, Pearly-white or like pure white porcelain
Stiffness of neck and tongue
Throat feels burned raw
Tickling sensation causes constant cough
Sore throat beginning and ending with menses.
Membrane, exudation, diphtheria, etc.
left; alternating sides
Pain; swallowing; on swallowing
sore; alternating sides
sore; during period
Paralysis; after diphtheria
Pain; sore, bruised; breast
sore, bruised; breast; going up and down stairs
neck; wandering pain
stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades
spine; extending to breast bone
Pulsating; lumbar (lower half of back)
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); constant
urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting
Stomach; desires, cravings; alcoholic drinks; whisky
desires, cravings; salt things
desires, cravings; warm drinks
Female; inflammation; womb
pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; womb; extending upward
breasts swollen; painful before (Calc Carb Calc)
Mastitis; Worse, least jar
helps to dry up milk
Sinking at epigastrium
Sexual organs easily excited
Backache; spine very sensitive to touch or pressure
Female; pain; ovaries; alternating sides
pain; ovaries; extending to other parts; one to the other
Menses too early, profuse, Flow in gushes
Female; period; frequent
Legs feel numb and stiff, cramps in feet
Rheumatic pains in extremities and back, from one side to the other
Pain in arms to fingers
Burning in palms and soles.
Coldness; lower limbs
lower limbs; leg
Pain; alternating sides
upper limbs; alternating sides
shoulder; alternating shoulders
lower limbs; sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh); alternating sides
hip; alternating from hip to hip
knee; wandering pain; from one knee to the other
Skin; warts; fingers
Sleep and dreams
Dreams of snakes.
Symptoms not symmetrical; alternating sides