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

What is carcinosin?

Carcinosinum is used in homeopathy for depressive moods caused by stress or anxiety, lack of concentration, chronic fatigue and mental insomnia. It is used for asthmatic complaints and stubborn constipation.

Carcinosinum is an important constitutional remedy for children with behavioral problems.

Homeopathy favors it in patients with a family history of cancer.
It is also used to remove blockages in the effects of other homeopathic remedies.

Leading symptoms

  • childhood diseases in adulthood
  • Fear of dogs and of the dark
  • tics, such as B. Pluck skin around nails
  • Pressing occipital pain radiating to neck and vertex
  • Blue sclera (the whitish part of the eye has a bluish shimmer)
  • insomnia
  • desire to travel
  • Loves thunderstorms
  • Very meticulous, even with little things

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Carcinosinum?

Typical of Carcinosinum is the great craving for sweets, milk, eggs and butter in connection with persistent insomnia and ulcers in the digestive tract.

Carcinosinum adults are driven by the desire to do everything perfectly. You have manic traits, you want to fit in everywhere, you can’t differentiate yourself. They react insulted and offended to criticism, they cannot forgive themselves for their own mistakes. They are in constant search of harmony and acceptance.

Carcinosinum children are intelligent and highly sensitive. They are very talented in the field of music, learn quickly and have a great sense of duty. They suffer from fear of failure, which they compensate by biting their nails. Often they show a nervous twitching of the eyes. They react to noise and excitement with sleep disturbances. The children are seldom sick, and there are no typical childhood illnesses.


Carcinosinum is indicated for all typical symptoms that are improved or worsened by the following modalities:


  • To dance
  • music
  • maritime climate
  • prone position while sleeping


  • music
  • thunderstorm
  • noise

What are typical areas of application for Carcinosinum?

  • states of exhaustion
  • insomnia
  • bronchitis
  • indigestion
  • skin rashes

Areas of application in detail

Stomach pain

Diffuse, burning abdominal pain that tends to appear on the right side. The desire for chocolate and other high-fat sweet foods is great; after consumption, the patient suffers from hard, stone-like constipation.

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


Muscle fatigue with numbness in individual body regions, accompanied by mental sluggishness and dizziness.

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

Sleep disorders

Sleep is significantly disturbed over a longer period of time, constantly interrupted by noise perception. Even with stress-related sleep irregularities, where brooding thinking interferes with a good night’s sleep.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Carcinosinum

High potencies from C30 upwards are used.

Carcinosin dosage

The drug is administered in high potencies. The intake frequency is correspondingly lower than with low potencies. A one-off dose of five globules C30 is common. However, in order to achieve the optimal effectiveness of Carcinosinum, it is recommended that the dosage and duration of intake be determined by a homeopath or homeopathically oriented doctor in each individual case.

carcinosin effect

Carcinosinum acts on the nervous system, respiratory tract, digestive tract and skin.

Carcinosin in pregnancy

Carcinosinum is aimed at sensitive, very worried pregnant women who suffer from anxiety and depressive moods, which can lead to the development of psychosomatic symptoms such as tightness of heart, digestive problems, headaches and insomnia.

The remedy acts mainly on the psychological level, increasing self-confidence, relieving stress, relieving possible fears about the upcoming confinement. The effect of Carcinosinum is therefore also positive on the unborn child and the bond between mother and child.

The remedy is still given in case of increased susceptibility to infection and severe exhaustion. It can be used to help strengthen the connective tissue to prevent stretch marks and when there is a tendency to develop varicose veins.

Carcinosin for the baby

The homeopathic remedy is often used to treat recurring infections, constipation and neurodermatitis in babies. Carcinosinum babies suffer from separation anxiety and are afraid of animals and the dark. They usually sleep on their stomachs, have many birthmarks on their skin and the whites of their eyes have a bluish shimmer.

Carcinosin for dog, horse and cat

Chronic or recurring infections of the upper respiratory tract in animals are often treated with Carcinosinum. The animals are skittish and do not like to be left alone. They react very anxiously to changes in their normal daily routine.

Side Effects of Carcinosin

After taking Carcinosinum, an initial reaction can occur for a short time. Existing symptoms worsen. This is usually to be understood as a positive reaction and indicates that the remedy has been chosen correctly. The intake is then to be paused. The aggravation usually only lasts for a short time and then improves.

There are no known side effects when taking Carcinosinum.

Similar means


Sepia and Carcinosinum both show the typical improvement through dancing for various complaints in the drug picture.

Typical potencies: Carcinosinum is used in high potencies from C30 upwards.

fabric type: cancer nosode


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