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

What is Aethusa?

Aethusa is used in homeopathic medicine to treat gastrointestinal diseases . It is considered a proven children’s remedy for diarrhea and abdominal cramps. Aethusa is also said to have a concentration-enhancing effect.

leading symptoms

  • difficulty concentrating
  • Children vomit milk immediately after eating
  • Hunger immediately after vomiting
  • cramps
  • Marked weakness
  • sleepiness
  • severity of the complaints

information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Aethusa?

Aethusa patients are generally very restless. At the same time, they are tired, listless and easily irritable, easily distracted, and suffer from a lack of concentration. You always have many thoughts, but cannot organize them. You feel like you have stage fright. The skin is damp and cold. There is thirst. A pronounced intolerance to milk and milk products is typical in children. This leads to severe abdominal cramps, yellow-green, slimy diarrhea and vomiting of curdled milk. Then hunger sets in immediately. When the fever is high, children fantasize about rats and mice.

Aethusa adults are restless and fearful. They have trouble keeping their attention on one thing. Mental effort exhausts them.

Aethusa children are reserved and always in control of their emotions. They have learning difficulties, problems concentrating and are very anxious before exams or tests. Mental exertion at school or while studying often causes headaches in children.


Aethusa is indicated for all typical symptoms that are ameliorated or aggravated by the following modalities: Improvement:

  • Outdoors


  • Between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. at night
  • In hot weather

What are typical uses for Aethusa?

  • Gastrointestinal spasms
  • fever

Areas of application in detail


Slimy, green-yellow diarrhea containing undigested food remains. In addition, abdominal cramps and gushing vomiting. The symptoms appear suddenly, usually after drinking milk. Also for summer diarrhea or diarrhea that occurs with teething.

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


High fever in children, accompanied by hallucinations and a tendency to convulsions. The eyes become rigid and/or twist.

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

Headache migraine

Tearing pain, as if hair were being torn out. The symptoms improve when lying down, after defecation or when passing flatulence.

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


For stomach and intestinal cramps. Also for children with spasms of the stomach outlet. Suitable for childhood fever cramps with fever fantasies.

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


Thoughts circle incessantly, cannot be ordered. It’s hard to switch off, feeling restless, worried and weepy. The symptoms are comparable to stage fright. The remedy is also suitable for exam anxiety.

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

application information

Dosage form of Aethusa

The remedy is given as globules in a low potency if necessary. In a constitutional therapy, high potencies are used, which are adjusted by a homeopath to the personal appearance.

Aethusa dosage

The remedy is given in an emergency. Adults take 5 globules in low potency up to 6X. Children and infants receive 2 to 3 globules from potency D12. More than 5 doses daily should not be made.

Aethusa in pregnancy

Pregnant women and nursing mothers should not take Aethusa in low potency. It is advisable to coordinate the intake with a homeopath.

Side Effects of Aethusa

Initial aggravation may occur when first taking it. No other side effects are known.

Similar means


Aethusa and Arsenicum are similar in drug picture with regard to vomiting milk after breastfeeding or after bottle feeding. Typical for Arsenicum are also abdominal pain and a reddened tongue.

Typical potencies: D2 to D12

fabric type: medicinal plant


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