Absinthium in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

What is absinthium?

The homeopathic absinthium is used in all diseases of the brain that are accompanied by tremors, convulsions or seizures. Nervous tics and facial twitches in alcoholics are also commonly treated with absinthium.

leading symptoms

  • Nervous restlessness and insomnia in children
  • Seizures preceded by tremors
  • nervous tic

information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need absinthium?

Patients who require absinthium tend to be strong and often red-faced. They react quickly with anger and violence. Often they also suffer from a compulsion to move, tics or hysterical attacks.

Absinthium patients are often overexcited and silly. You have a conspicuous dislike for all humans. They fear being murdered or killing themselves. Your memory is weak. Often they cannot remember what they just did. Often they are indifferent to life or even wish for death.

Absinthium children are anxious. They are afraid of ghosts, cats and narrow spaces. They prefer to be alone. Children are restless and often grimace or stick out their tongues.

What are typical uses for absinthium?

  • dizziness
  • tic
  • twitches
  • Tremble
  • seizures

Areas of application in detail


Seizures with nervous tremors, sudden and severe dizziness, hallucinations and loss of consciousness.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6 

dizziness (vertigo)

Dizziness with a tendency to fall backwards.

Dosage: 3 times a day 3 globules in the potency D6

application information

Dosage forms of absinthium

In classical homeopathy, absinthium is mainly prescribed in the form of globules. The use of the mother tincture is known from herbal medicine.

Dosage of Absinthium

Absinthium D12 is prescribed once or twice a day as needed. As soon as the symptoms improve, the drug is no longer taken.

effect of absinthium

Absinthium acts on the central nervous system.

Absinthium during pregnancy

It is strongly discouraged to use absinthium in low doses during pregnancy. Absinthium can be prescribed during pregnancy for seizures, but only by experienced physicians.

Absinthium for the baby

Absinthium is rarely used in children. It may be indicated in case of nervous excitement and insomnia.

Absinthium for dogs, horses and cats

Absinthium is used in animals to treat epileptic seizures. Before the actual seizure, the animals begin to tremble violently. The seizure can end in unconsciousness.

Side Effects of Absinthium

So far there is no evidence of side effects from taking absinthium. Overdosing can lead to a worsening of the condition. The intake should then be paused.

Similar means

Avena sativa

Absinthium and Avena sativa are important remedies for insomnia. With absinthium, patients cannot sleep due to nervous excitement from over-stimulation of the senses. Avena sativa is also indicated when patients are unable to sleep due to too many stimuli such as alcohol, coffee or drugs.

Typical potencies: Absinthium is mainly used in the potency D12.

fabric type: plant


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