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LacCaninumDog'sMilk

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Thisremedyhasthemostviolentopposition
fromprejudiceandignorance,whichits
wonderfultherapeuticpowershaveslowly,yet
surelyovercome.Itwassuccessfullyusedby
Dioscorides,Pliny,andSextusinancienttimes,
andrevivedinNewYorkbyReisig,Bayardand
Swaninthetreatmentofdiphtheria.Reisigwas
thefirsttopotentizeit.

LacCaninumisForgetful,Absentminded
andImpulsive

Itsmemoryissoweakitcantconcentratethe
mindtoreadorspeak.Itwillmakeshopping
purchasesandwalkawaywithoutthemand
makemistakeswhenspeakingorwriting,using
thewrongwordsandmissinglettersoutorusingtoomanywords.Thereisapronouncedmentalstatewithgreat
oversensitivityonalllevels.

Laccaninumcanflyintoaragewithcursingandswearingfromtheslightestprovocation.Theneedtolearntoget
theirimpulsivenessundercontrolisverystrong.Twoimpulsesinparticularrelatedtoaggressionaresexualityand
rage.Thoserepresentsortofanabuse.

IssuesofAbuseandAntagonisim

ButwhywouldapersoninaLacstateusethewordabuseinsteadofdisappointment?Lacremediesaremade
fromanimalswhicharemammals.Thewordabuseisstrictlyrelatedtotheanimalkingdomandespeciallyto
mammals:theyaretakenfromtheirnaturalenvironmentanddomesticatedtoadjustthemtothehumansociety.
Duringtheprocessofdomesticationanimalsareoftenhurt,maltreated,forsakenevenkilled.Someanimalscan
resistthisabuseforsometimebutattheendallofthemwillbreakdownandbendtotheirmasterordie,because
themasterisalwaysstrongerthantheservant.

Theanimalthengivesinatcostoffreedom.Itcanalsohappenthat,atsometime,theywillnolongeracceptthe
abuseandtheywillrevolttothemaster,jumpingtotheoppositestateandbecomingonceagainawildanimal
withanimalqualities.Adomesticatedanimalhaslearnedtokeepinstinctsundercontrolbutitwillhaveaconstant
antagonismbetweenthecivilizedbehaviourandtheanimalinstinct.

Theantagonismisalsofeltasadualityoffeelings:AmIthebabyoramIthemother?wherethebabysignifies
hunger,sex,aggression,irresponsibility,pureinstinctandthemothersymbolisesmorality,responsibility,
maturity,experience,rationality.

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Anotherstronganimalcomponentissex.Havingsexualcontactwiththepartnernotonlyprovidesaphysical
satisfactionbutalsoasenseofbeingacceptedbythepartner,afeelingofwarmthandsecurity.Butwhenthe
sexualityinstinctgoesoutofcontrol,theybecomelascivious,adulterous.Livingthispromiscuouslifemakesthem
feelingdirty,morallylowandguilty.

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Anothercommonthemeisthatofcontemptofselfandthedisgusttowardsone'sownbody.Symptoms
characteristicforthisstateoflowselfconfidenceorlowselfappreciationaredelusionsofbeingshort,diminished,
despised.ThesethreedelusionsrepresenttheessenceoftheLaccaninumstate.

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LackofConfidence

ApersoninLaccaninumstatehasagreatlackofconfidence.Hisbodyfeelsuglyandheimaginesthatheisbeing
insulted,compoundingthefeelingsofworthlessness.Vermeulen,commentsthatitiscommonforlaccaninumto
havehadadifficultchildhoodandthatthesedifficultiescangiverisetoagreatlackofselfconfidence.Thereare
severalrubricsinthedelusionsectionthatrelatetothislackofconfidence.Sankaran,saysthatthedelusionoften
epitomisesthecentraldisturbanceoftheindividual.

Thereisafeelingofnotbeingneededbyanyoneinthefamily,inthegroupandofbeinglookeddown.Because
beingdespisedmeansbeingtreatedshabbily.Relationshipandseparationareotherissuesseparationfromthe
motherforashortorlongperiodordifficultchildhoodemotionalturmoilinthemotherduringlactation
separationfromthepartnerorfromfriendsduetochangeofschoolorcountry.Theindividualwantstobepartof
agroup.Communicationwithfriendsinthegrouphelpstobuildstrongrelationships.Itiswhentheindividualis
consideredasanessentialmemberofthegroupthathestartsdevelopinghisownpersonalityandidentity.Butif
duetosomereason,thegroupdoesntrespondthenaweakpersonalitydevelopsandtheindividualfeelsunloved
andunwantedwithinthegroup.Thiswillincreasethefeelingofinadequacyandlowselfconfidence.Butwhatare
thereasonwhyapersonwanttobepartofagroupinthefirstplace?Probablybecausehefeelsforsakenat
home,becausethereisnonurturing,happiness,becauseheisneglected.

FearofFailureandFearofFalling

Duetothelowselfesteemthereisastrongfearof
failureandoffalling.Thisfallingdownshouldbe
interpreted.Wearehumanbeingswith
intelligence,rationality,andasenseofmorality.
Whenwedosomethingwrong(orwethinkwe
havedonesomethingwrong)wefalldownfrom
moralityandgointotheanimalstate(orabestial
state).Thereisanxietybecauseofdoubtabout
success,inabilitytopersevereinanything
undertaken.Thosefeelingscanarousefromsome
sortofabuse(physicaloremotional)whichmakes
theindividualthinkImdirty,Imuseless,Im
worthless,Iminferiortoothers.Asaconsequence,thereisanobsessionofbeingdirtyandafeelingthat
everythingthatissaidisalie.

Ataverydeeplevel,whenanadolescenceoradult,thereisafeelingofmoraldegradation.Alongwiththatfeeling
ofbeingdirty,thisbringsaboutanobsessionintheformofacompulsionofwashingmania(rubrics:delusionhe
isdirty,desiretowashthehands,delusionallshesaysisalie).

PeoplewhorespondwelltoLaccaninumareverypassionate,verylascivious.Theycanbequiteaggressiveand
defensive.Theyhaveastronghatredforthepersonswhoareresponsiblefortheirabuseinthepast.Hatredfor
thosepeoplewhodidntallowthemtobepartofthegrouporfamily.Thisaspectintensifiesthefeelingofbeing
despised.Buttheyalsohaveagreataffectionandloyaltytowardsthosewhohavebeenkindtothem,whomade
themfeelequal.

LacCaninumfeelsliketheyaregoinginsaneyettheyareveryawareofitandfearfulofit.Sankarancontendsthat
theremedy(similartothedomesticateddog)hasbeentotallycontrolledandcivilisedsothatithastosuppressits
basicanimalnatureandcanonlyexpressitscontrolled,civilisedside.

FearofSnakes

Themainfearisofsnakes.Theymayhavedelusionsinvolvingsnakesordreamsofsnakes.Laccaninumhasa
strongdelusionofbeingsurroundedbyamyriadofsnakes,runninglikelightningupanddowntheskinfearto
putthefeetonthefloor,steponthemandmakethemsquirmandwindaroundherlegsortogotobedand
closetheeyessothatalargesnake,thesizeofarm,wouldhittheminthefacewakesatnightwithsensationof
lyingonalargesnake.Symbolically,snakesrepresentfrustratedsexualimpulsesorinstinctthatareoutofcontrol.
Thesetypesoffrustrationsmaybeinternalizedandproducealotofhiddenaggression.Thisleadstoasortof
antagonismwithoneself:theemotionsturnedagainstoneself,asinternalizedaggression.

Thereisalsounconsciousworriesaboutone'sownhealth,abouthavinganincurabledisease(likeaheartdisease)
andwilldieshortly.WhateverthesymptomexperiencedbytheLaccaninumpatient,thereischangingsides.The
sorethroatwillbefeltfirstononeside,thentheother.Rheumatismintheankleswillbepainfulonalternating
sidestheheadacheandtheovarianpainwillchangesides.

MilkRemedies

Inseveralofanimalmilkremediesthereisanissueofsomekindwithmilk.Thismaybeexpressedasadesire,an
aggravationoranaversiontomilk.LacCaninumhasacravingformilk,yetwhentheyhaveaheadacheeventhe
thoughtofmilkwillmakethemsick.LacDefloratum,skimmedcow'smilk,hasagreataversiontomilk,andwhen
drinkingmilkitwillgivethemasickheadache.LacFelinum,cat'smilk,hasacravingoraversiontomilk,andLac
Humanum(humanmother'smilk)mayhaveadesirefor,anaversionto,oranaggravationfrommilk.Lactationin
factistheidentitywiththemother,withlove,affection,nurturing,compassion.Iflactationlacksduringchildhood,
anindividualmighteventuallydevelopaLacstate.(Laccaninummaybeofgreatusewhenamotherhaslosther
childduringthestagewhenshewasstillbreastfeedingandithasbecomenecessarytodryupthemilk.)

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AbouttheAuthor

ClaudiaDeRosaisaclassicalhomeopath,registeredwiththeItalianAssociationof
Homeopaths(AIO).ShehasdegreesinPharmacyandChemistryandispresentlytheregional
DirectorinIrelandoftheBritishInstituteofHomeopathy,andalsofounderofVisVitalis
InternationalEducationafullyaccreditedElearningprogramtolearnhomeopathy.Shehas
published5Ebooksonhomeopathyandorganizesseminarsinhomeopathyontwocontinents.
Claudiaisalsoaffiliatedwiththe'AmerianMedicalSchoolofHomeopathy'inArizoniaand'The
PacificAcademy'inSanFrancisco.

Visitherwebsiteforindepthinformationonhermanyactivitiesandassociationsaswellas
articlesanddetailsofherresearchandpublications.

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