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

What is Aralia racemosa?

The homeopathic remedy Aralia is prescribed for inflammation of the airways. It helps with mild colds associated with night sweats, hoarseness and sore throat, and as an acute remedy for allergic colds with violent sneezing attacks. Aralia is given for bronchitis, asthmatic cough and for dry, irritating and tickling cough.

leading symptoms

  • Frequent sneezing
  • Salty, slimy nasal discharge
  • Irritable cough with shortness of breath
  • sweating during the night
  • cough when lying down

information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Aralia racemosa?

Dryness is characteristic of Aralia, and so the American spikenard shows sore burning of the mucous membranes of the respiratory tract. A hacking cough occurs when lying down or while sleeping, which may be accompanied by salty sputum. With wheezing inhalation, the patient suffers from attacks of suffocation. The mucous membranes of the nose are sore, a sharp secretion is secreted. The nostrils are torn at the bottom edge.

Aralia racemosa adults are timid and impatient.

In Aralia racemosa there is no knowledge of the children’s type.


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

  • staying outdoors


  • To lie
  • from 11 p.m

What are typical uses for Aralia racemosa?

  • sore throat
  • to cough
  • sniffles

Areas of application in detail

Sore throat

For sore throat, pharyngitis and hoarseness. The throat is dry, one feels a stuck plug of mucus.

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

cough/ bronchitis

Irritable and tickling cough that occurs when lying down, also in asthmatic bronchitis with wheezing.

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


Mild cold or inflammation of the nasal mucosa due to drafts or allergenic substances with pronounced sneezing attacks and sore nostrils.

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

Dosage forms of Aralia racemosa

As an acute remedy, low-potency globules from D2 to D4, ampoules from D4 are given. Essential infusions or a cough syrup can be prepared from the mother tincture.

Similar means


Aralia racemosa and Hyoscyamus are similar for coughs that come on very quickly after lying down. Although Hyoscyamus has the cough after lying down, it is more of a nervous, irritating cough and not a cough with mucous sputum like Aralia racemosa. Hyoscyamus cough relieved by sitting up. After the coughing attack, the patients are exhausted.

Coccus cacti

If you cough after lying down, Coccus cacti should be considered in addition to Aralia racemosa. The occurrence of coughing between 11 p.m. and midnight is typical for Coccus cacti. The mucus coughed up is not salty like in Aralia racemosa, but sticky.

Typical potencies: D2 to D4

fabric type: poisonous plant


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