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

What is Asarum europaeum?

Asarum europaeum is a homeopathic single remedy that focuses on the central nervous system and the gastrointestinal tract. These include motion sickness, nausea, depressive states, fever and stomach disorders. The remedy is considered an alternative to Ipecacuanha .

leading symptoms

  • Extreme sensitivity
  • Constant freezing
  • craving for alcohol
  • Stool with undigested food components
  • Bathing in cold water improves

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Asarum europaeum?

The appetite is decreased, although feelings of hunger are present. The aversion to meat and cooked food is very pronounced, instead craving fresh fruit and cold water. One appears very startled, shivers excessively, the limbs feel as if they are floating through the air, while tearing with pain. Eyes and ears are hypersensitive, everything is perceived as too bright or too loud. The skin forms reddish wheals, preferably in the evening. The whole sleep is restless, above all falling asleep is difficult, and one can only get to sleep very late, then dreams of humiliation. There are reports of an increased urge to urinate with a burning sensation when urinating, along with left-sided kidney pain and a tendency to oxalate crystals.

Asarum europaeum -Adults feel mentally exhausted, forget a lot, suffer from a lack of concentration, and often compensate for their problems with alcohol. The feeling of vital warmth is missing.

Asarum europaeum children are shy and very mature for their age. They prefer to spend their time with adults than with their peers. The seriousness of the children tempts those around them to expect a lot from the children. The children want to excel at school with top performance and spend themselves physically and mentally in the process. The result is extreme unrest. The children are constantly rubbing their hands, playing with their fingers and fidgeting. They are also very irritable and overly sensitive to sounds.


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

  • Cold water, drunk or as an ablution


  • Loud noises/noise
  • cold weather

What are typical areas of application for Asarum europaeum?

  • hip pain
  • knee pain
  • cough
  • heartburn
  • headache

Areas of application in detail


Grey-colored, provided with slime.

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

Joint and back pain

Tearing pain in walking in hips. Lancinating knee pain, both in motion and at rest. Toes feel frozen.

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

Cough/ bronchitis

Dry tickly cough. Stinging in the lungs or constriction when breathing. Right-sided burning in the chest. High oxygen demand.

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

Headache migraine

Pressing, tearing, or throbbing headache in the frontal area, including pain just above the eyes. The pain worsens when the head is moved downwards.

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

Menstrual cramps

Menstrual period is three days late or early. Period pains that make it difficult to breathe. Yellow, viscous discharge occurs between the bleedings.

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

Heartburn/acid regurgitation

Heartburn and colic in the upper right abdomen. Pain that extends to the right shoulder blade, with nausea and a feeling of fullness.

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

Application information

Dosage form of Asarum europaeum

One uses globules in low potency or gives infusions in D3 potency.

Asarum europaeum dosage

The remedy is well suited for acute treatment. If necessary, 5 globules in the potency D6 are given every half hour until the symptoms noticeably improve. After that, the dosage should be reduced to two or three times a day. This also applies to mild, recurring complaints. It is advisable to drink plenty of water. If there are underlying psychological problems, a higher potency can be administered at shorter intervals in consultation with a homeopath.

Asarum europaeum during pregnancy

Asarum may be given when there is a risk of miscarriage, as well as in the case of morning sickness that corresponds to the characteristics described in the appearance. It is advisable for pregnant women to take the remedy after consulting a homeopath.

Side effects of Asarum europaeum

Symptoms may temporarily worsen when first taken, but should subside within an hour. If this is not the case, the drug must be discontinued. No other side effects are known.

Similar means

Nux vomica

Asarum europaeum and Nux vomica share similarities in digestive symptoms and nervous hypersensitivity. Frostiness is observed in Asarum europaeum.

Typical potencies: D3 to D6German

fabric type: medicinal plant


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