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

What is Atropinum sulfuricum?

Atropinum sulfuricum is one of the homeopathic remedies rarely used in self-medication.

It acts on the autonomic nervous system and inhibits the effects of the parasympathetic nervous system, which controls bodily functions. Atropine sulphate is used in homeopathy for smooth muscle spasms. These include stomach upsets, intestinal colic, bladder problems, spasms and whooping cough. The drug is also used for headaches, Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy or epilepsy-like conditions. The psychological effect focuses on coping with childhood trauma and repression.

Atropinum sulfuricum is considered an acute remedy that is used in the short term for cardiovascular and lung diseases, including resuscitation measures. It acts quickly, but requires a prescription up to and including the potency D3.

leading symptoms

  • Bladder infection with frequent urination during the night
  • Seeing double images or colors in front of the eyes
  • Red throat with difficulty swallowing

information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Atropinum sulfuricum?

The patients are completely overwhelmed by external impressions, tend to suffer from hallucinations, and complain about double vision when they see. The pupils are dilated, the eyes feel dry. Head hurts in the evening. One often faints. There are reports of involuntary sweating and frequent urination, often also bedwetting at night. The extremities twitch or tremble like in St. Vitus’ dance or in Parkinson’s. The mucous membranes have dried out.

Atropinum sulfuricum adults show an irritable, grumpy and anxious mood.

Atropinum sulfuricum -Children are argumentative and prone to aggressive behavior.


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

  • Not known


  • in the evening and at night

What are typical areas of application for Atropinum sulfuricum?

  • cystitis
  • tonsillitis
  • visual disturbances

Areas of application in detail

Bladder problems and bladder infections

Frequent urge to urinate with large amounts of urine, especially at night. Night-time wetting occurs. Often children wetting at night.

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

Sore throat

Inflamed tonsils accompanied by dry mouth and difficulty swallowing.

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

Heart trouble

Significantly slow heartbeat. One fears a cardiac arrest, develops great anxiety.

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

Headache migraine

Especially in the evening there is a pounding, nagging headache with blurred vision. One sees double or blurred, perceives colors or shadows. The eyes are dry, the pupils are large, sometimes only on one side. The pain can cause fainting.

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

Visual disturbances

accommodation disorders. It is difficult to switch from close-up to long-distance vision or vice versa. Blurred or double vision. The visual disturbances trigger headaches or occur concomitantly. If necessary, the remedy can be administered to children with squinting.

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

application information

Dosage form of Atropinum sulfuricum

The remedy is administered as globules or tablets in low potency and low frequency (acute remedy).

Atropinum sulfuricum dosage

If required, five globules D4, D6 or D12, alternatively one tablet in the given potencies, are given. As soon as the symptoms show an improvement, the drug must be discontinued.

Atropinum sulfuricum during pregnancy

You should not self-medicate with Atropinum sulfuricum during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Side effects of Atropinum sulfuricum

Trembling and dilated pupils as well as an irregular heartbeat can occur as a result of the initial aggravation. The symptoms must not last longer than a maximum of one hour, otherwise the drug must be discontinued immediately. Children and pregnant women should only be given Atropinum sulfuricum under expert supervision. Atropine sulfate is not suitable for patients with known high blood pressure or glaucoma.
The remedy is only freely available from potency D4.

Similar means


Atropinum sulfuricum is not quite as severe as belladonna for vision problems. In Belladonna, the pupils are more dilated and the patients are very sensitive to light.

Typical potencies: D4, D6 to D12

fabric type: mineral salt


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