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

What is Aristolochia?

In the old translation, Aristolochia means “good for childbirth”, which is why it is mainly used in homeopathy as a women’s remedy and is valued as a remedy for childbirth and postnatal complaints. The remedy is considered to stimulate labour, which is why it was also used in antiquity as a substance. “Abortifacients” used.

In today’s homeopathy, the range of treatments is more extensive; Aristolochia is used to relieve menstrual and menopausal symptoms, but also for problems in young girls entering puberty. It helps with diseases of the urinary bladder, which appear mainly in women.

In the case of complaints of the male genital organs, the application focuses on inflammation of the prostate. Occasionally, herpes diseases are treated with Aristolochia.

The remedy is considered a mixture of Arnica, Pulsatilla and Sepia. It is not freely available up to the potency D10.

leading symptoms

  • woman means
  • Unfulfilled desire to have children
  • Recurring bladder infections
  • The contraceptive pill is poorly tolerated
  • Freeze
  • Feeling cold in parts of the body

information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Aristolochia?

The menstrual period can be interrupted or delayed and prolonged. Sometimes there is only painful one-day bleeding. Strong abdominal cramps are always characteristic. The urethra burns when urinating, often there is an urge to urinate at night with accompanying burning. You tend to have slimy diarrhea. Varices (varicose veins), joint pain and itchy or burning skin rashes on the head or genital area are common, comparable to the appearance of a herpes or acne disease. It itches, burns, comes to pustules.

Aristolochia adults with a need for Aristolochia often suffer from depressive moods and general lack of strength or drive.

Aristolochia children are not easy to console when they are down. Then they get angry. They don’t like company or being alone. They often have the feeling of being all alone and abandoned.


Aristolochia is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen by the following modalities: Improvement:

  • During menstrual bleeding
  • Move
  • Fresh air
  • Local heat application


  • At night between 2 and 4 a.m. for menopausal symptoms
  • cold
  • Quiet
  • puberty

What are typical uses for Aristolochia?

  • diarrhea
  • skin rashes
  • menstrual cramps
  • menopausal problems

Areas of application in detail

Depressive moods

You are irritable before your period starts, have an increased appetite/cravings, and do not want social contacts.

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


Violent cramps in lower abdomen, with great desire to defecate. The bowel movement can come unexpectedly, sometimes unsteadily, and is accompanied by mucus. The urge to defecate then persists. Increased occurrence after consumption of milk or milk products.

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

Skin changes, general

Itchy rash and pustules on the scalp, in women also in the vagienal area. Exercise improves the discomfort in the intimate area.

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

Headache migraine

Appearing when bending over, accompanied by sore, sometimes watery eyes. There is accompanying ringing in the ears and runny nose.

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

menstrual cramps

The menstrual period is irregular and is marked by severe abdominal cramps. The bleeding can be prolonged, but it can also appear very short, sometimes lasting just a day. Little blood that appears almost black and clots. Before and in between whitish or brownish discharge. Also suitable for girls in puberty.

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

Menopausal symptoms (climacteric symptoms)

Premature menopause, in which case the hormone status should be checked. The remedy is indicated in the decrease in ovarian activity.
Also with hot flashes, mood swings, heart problems and claustrophobia that come with this period.

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

application information

Dosage form of Aristolochia

Aristolochia requires a prescription up to and including potency D10. The remedy is given as globules or tablets.

Aristolochia dosage

In obstetrics, the drug is administered spontaneously and according to the needs of the patient. Otherwise, it is preferable to use potencies from D30 and give them one to three times a week with a dose of five globules a day. It is generally advisable to take Aristolochia only under expert guidance.

Aristolochia in pregnancy

The Easter Luzei is considered to promote labor and can therefore be used during birth to speed up and relieve. Aristolochia should generally not be used during the first two trimesters of pregnancy. The remedy can facilitate the passing of the afterbirth. It prevents pregnancy thrombosis. It is also given to relieve other postnatal ailments, such as stagnant flow and mood swings.
With regard to self-medication, pregnant women are advised against Aristolochia clematis. You should consult a midwife, homeopath or doctor.

Side Effects of Aristolochia

There are no known side effects or interactions with other drugs. Patients with known kidney diseases should not take the drug independently.

Similar means


Aethusa , like Aristolochia, is indicated for diarrhea after the consumption of milk. In Aethusa the diarrhea is slimy and greenish. They are accompanied by abdominal cramps and profuse vomiting.

Typical potencies: from D12Prescription:up to and including potency D10 prescription

fabric type: medicinal plant


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