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

What is Bufo?

In homeopathy, Bufo is mainly prescribed for developmental delays and seizures. The patients are very instinctive and sexuality is the priority for them. They come across as coarse, slow, and socially maladjusted. A tongue hanging out is often noticeable.

Leading symptoms

  • developmental delay
  • Cramps after a fright
  • Hanging out tongue

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Bufo?

People Bufo suits seem slow and deliberate. They are guided more by their instincts than their mind.

Bufo adults tend to be depressed, irritable, and impatient.

Bufo children appear dreamy and seem to live in their own world. Physical development is normal, while mental development is delayed.


Bufo is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen with the following modalities:


  • at night

What are typical areas of application for Bufo?

  • developmental delays
  • seizures

Areas of application in detail


Slow mental development. Sexuality is very much in the foreground. Patients are strongly guided by their instincts.

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


Nocturnal seizures in which patients bite their tongue and night leg cramps.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Bufo

In classical homeopathy, Bufo is usually administered in the form of globules.

Dosage of Bufo

Bufo is usually prescribed in the potency 6X one to three times a day as required. Bufo potencies C30 and C200 are taken only once. If necessary, Bufo can be repeated once in these C potencies after a few weeks.

Effect of Bufo

Bufo acts on the nervous system.

Bufo in pregnancy

Bufo can be given during pregnancy if patients experience leg cramps at night, especially between 4 and 5 a.m.

Bufo for the baby

Bufo can be helpful in the supportive treatment of childhood epilepsy. Self-treatment is strongly discouraged.

Bufo for dog, horse and cat

Bufo is indicated in situations where animals are in an exceptional nervous situation. Nocturnal seizures and leg cramps in animals respond well to Bufo. The animals are impatient, irritable and prone to aggressive behavior.

Side Effects of Bufo

So far there is no evidence of side effects when taking the homeopathic remedy Bufo. At the beginning of the intake, however, there may be a brief, slight worsening of the symptoms as part of an initial reaction.

Similar means

barium carbonicum

Barium carbonicum, like Bufo, is also an important remedy for people with mental retardation. Barium carbonicum differs from Bufo in its sensitivity to cold, shyness and general slowness.

Typical potencies: Bufo is mainly used in the potencies 6X, 30X or 200X.

fabric type: animal


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