Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Oct. 31, 2011
Jan. 26, 2012
Document and Entity Information    
Document Type 10-K  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Oct. 31, 2011  
Trading Symbol lxrp  
Entity Registrant Name LEXARIA CORP.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001348362  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --10-31  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   16,431,452
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Well Known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity Public Float   $ 4,600,807
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011  
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY