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

What is Caladium?

Caladium is used in homeopathy mainly to treat impotence and to help during smoking cessation. The homeopathic remedy is intended to reduce the craving for a cigarette or tobacco during the weaning phase.

Leading symptoms

  • sensitive to noise
  • aversion to movement
  • Sexual Dysfunctions
  • Strong craving for nicotine

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Caladium?

Patients for whom Caladium is appropriate often exhibit an excessive craving for tobacco or cigarettes. They also often suffer from sexual dysfunctions such as excessive sexual desire or impotence.

Caladium adults are very jumpy and startle easily. They have trouble concentrating and are forgetful.

Caladium children appear exhausted from being physically or mentally overwhelmed. They are often absent-minded, unhappy and do not trust themselves. They seem indifferent and quickly lose interest.


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


  • sleep during the day


  • Move

What are typical areas of application for Caladium?

  • smoking cessation
  • impotence

Areas of application in detail


Impotence with a completely flaccid pe^is. Patients feel sexual desire but fail to get an erection or lose it during intercourse.

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

Insect bites

Violent burning and itching from insect stings or bites.

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

Smoking cessation

To help with smoking cessation. Supposed to curb the craving for tobacco or cigarettes.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Caladium

In classical homeopathy, caladium is mainly prescribed as globules.

Dosage of Caladium

The 6X potency of Caladium can be taken up to three times a day and the 12X potency up to twice a day. If there is a strong craving for cigarettes during smoking cessation, Caladium D6 can be taken at short intervals of a few minutes until the craving subsides.

effect of caladium

Caladium acts on the central nervous system and the sexual organs.

Caladium in pregnancy

Caladium is helpful for genital itching during pregnancy. The women feel the need to lie down. Lying on the left side aggravates the itching.

Caladium for the baby

Caladium is not used in babies and children.

Caladium for dog, horse and cat

Caladium is helpful for severely itchy or painful insect bites.

Side Effects of Caladium

So far there is no evidence of side effects while taking Caladium. At the beginning of the treatment, however, there may be a short-term worsening of the symptoms as part of an initial reaction.

Similar means

Argentum nitricum

Argentum nitricum  also has impotence in the drug picture. Patients who need Argentum nitricum are restless and suffer from anxious anticipation.

Typical potencies: Commonly used potencies of Caladium are 6X and 12X.

type: plant


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