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

What is Agnus castus?

Agnus castus is a proven homeopathic remedy for the treatment of menstrual and climacteric problems, premenstrual syndrome, infertility and impotence. It is also given for depressive states.

leading symptoms

  • absentminded
  • impotence in men
  • Yellow discharge in women
  • itching
  • dejection
  • Fear, especially for your own health
  • Declining flow of milk during breastfeeding

information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Agnus castus?

In general, Agnus castus appears tired and weak. One feels light-headed and absent-minded, chills or sweats profusely, is often sad and tired. The legs swell in the evening, and when walking, it is easy to sprain. The sluggish digestion is accompanied by strong, smelly gas. The sex drive is underdeveloped or suppressed. There are no menstrual periods, they come irregularly and with aching pain before and during the period. Men have swollen, cold testicles, yellowish secretion flows from the urethra, and prostate secretion is added to the bowel movement. Erectile dysfunction occurs.

Agnus castus adults are anxious about their own health. They are depressed, desperate and fear that they will die soon.

Agnus castus children are lazy and do not listen to parents or teachers. You cannot stand contradiction. The children have little self-confidence and are therefore particularly excited before exams or tests. When learning or solving new tasks, they quickly give up and are then unhappy.


Agnus castus is indicated for all typical symptoms that are ameliorated or worsened by the following modalities:Improvement:

  • warmth
  • Warm clothing


  • cold
  • wetness
  • alcohol
  • print
  • contact

What are typical areas of application for Agnus castus?

  • menstrual cramps
  • menopausal symptoms
  • states of exhaustion
  • depressions

Areas of application in detail

Lose weight

Losing weight during menopause. For slowed metabolism and additional mood swings

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


Treatment of acne caused by taking the pill.

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


Too much or too little milk production, with permanent milk flow and difficulties weaning.

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


Low libido and infertility. The genitals feel cold, there are abnormal sensations.

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

Menstrual cramps

Irregular, excessive or very light menstrual periods with painful cramps.

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

Menopausal symptoms (climacteric symptoms)

For hot flashes and depression.

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

application information

Dosage forms of Agnus castus

It is treated orally in the potencies D4 to D12, with chronic complaints also with globules D30 and as an injection.

Agnus castus dosage

For complaints of the sexual organs or premenstrual syndrome, five globules of Agnus castus in the potency D12 or D4 are given three times a day. To support conception, treatment is given with a D30 potency, which is given once a week with five globules. In the second half of the cycle, you can instead switch to five globules daily in the potency D4. For the positive support of high-risk pregnancies, globules are given in higher potencies. A doctor or an experienced homeopath should determine the final dosage and duration of use in each individual case.

Agnus castus effect

Agnus castus has a regulating effect on the hormone balance and thus on many complaints that arise from hormone fluctuations.

Agnus castus in pregnancy

The therapeutic effect of chaste tree is used before pregnancy. There is an unfulfilled desire to have children to optimize the menstrual cycle and to stimulate the corpus luteum hormone. In the case of an existing pregnancy with a possible tendency to premature abortion, the drug can continue to be given in the first trimester of pregnancy. Pregnant women should consult their doctor or a homeopath.

Agnus castus for the baby

Agnus castus is a proven remedy for treating diarrhea in breastfed children. They often suffer from hiccups. The remedy is helpful when babies wake up suddenly and startled in the middle of their sleep.

Agnus castus for dogs, horses and cats

Excessive sex drive in dogs, cats, and horses is commonly treated with agnus castus.

Side effects of Agnus castus

There are no known side effects of Agnus castus. If you are pregnant, the drug should not be administered independently.

Similar means


Agnus castus and caladium are often used for impotence because of their similarities in this regard. In Caladium, impotence is often associated with sexual arousal. The pe^is remains completely flaccid. The genitals are noticeably cold.

Typical potencies: Agnus castus is mostly used in the potencies 6X, 12X, 6C and 12C.

fabric type: plant


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