Lachesis


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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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Purificacion y propiedades de una exonucleasa del veneno de la serpiente Lachesis muta.
Muchos de los envenenamientos ofidicos que ocurren en la selva alta y baja del Peru son causados por especies de la familia Viperidae, siendo Lachesis muta "Shushupe" la serpiente Crotalinae que ocasiona un cuadro clinico severo, con danos locales y sistemicos como: colico abdominal, diarrea, edema, dolor local intenso, nauseas, anormalidades hemostaticas, hipotension, sangrado, necrosis, signos neurotoxicos, coagulopatias, choque cardiovascular e insuficiencia renal aguda; todo ello atribuido al complejo enzimatico del veneno.
Equidistant around the Spindle, the three Fates - the daughters of Necessity - are enthroned, "clothed in white raiment and with garlands on their heads." Plato tells us, "They chant to the harmony of the Sirens, Lachesis, the things that have been; Clotho, the things that are; and Atropos, the things that shall be." Clotho, he adds, helps turn the outer whorl (the stars) with her right hand.
Many years ago, we gave a presentation at a conference of the International Foundation for Homeopathy titled "All That Slithers Is Not Lachesis." We included cases cured with homeopathic snake medicines including Naja (cobra), Crotalus horridus (American rattlesnake), and Cenchris (copperhead).
LACHESIS Headaches related to sun exposure or coryza, and in which there are visual disturbances.
Identification of bothrojaracin-like proteins in snake venoms from Bothrops species and Lachesis muta.
Lachesis - use in case of a left-sided, hammering-type headache that is worse after sleep.
Examples of common animal medicines in homeopathy are Lachesis (bushmaster snake), Tarentula (tarantula), and Lac caninum (dog's milk).
Edema-forming activity of bushmaster (Lachesis muta stenophrys) and Central American rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus durissus) venoms and neutralization by a polyvalent antivenom.
Lachesis - Bluish eruption, left-sided, very sensitive to touch, better from local cold.