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Lachesis

(lăch`ĭsĭs): see FatesFates,
in Greek religion and mythology, three goddesses who controlled human lives; also called the Moerae or Moirai. They were: Clotho, who spun the web of life; Lachesis, who measured its length; and Atropos, who cut it.
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La especie Lachesis muta, conocida como verrugosa, rieca, etc.
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The final product, Canova[R], contains 19 dH Thuya occidentalis (Cupresaceae) made from the bark; 18 dH Bryonia alba (Curcubitaceae) made from fresh roots; 11 dH Aconitum napellus (Ranunculaceae) made from fresh preparations of the whole plant, including the roots, at the beginning of flowering; 19 dH Arsenicum album (arsenic trioxide); and 18 dH Lachesis muta (Viperidae) venom (Pereira et al.
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In addressing the souls that have to begin a new life, Lachesis, the daughter of Necessity, instructs them:
Dubbed the Atropos, Lachesis and Clothe, these knives differ mainly in blade and handle length.
Next, Decima, or Lachesis, "the measurer," draws the lot of life and oversees marriage, measuring and distributing the thread of life.
Lachesis treats purple discolouration around the bite and Apis treats insect stings with burning, stinging pains.