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

What is Ceanothus americanus?

Ceanothus americanus is said to have a haemostatic effect. The homeopathic medicine is used in the therapy of spleen and liver diseases and their side effects. The remedy is only given for chronic complaints and as an accompaniment to chemotherapy and detoxification therapies as well as after malaria diseases.

Leading symptoms

  • enlargement of the spleen
  • Pain in the area of ​​the spleen or the entire left side
  • diarrhea and urinary urgency
  • Green urine
  • Bronchitis with profuse phlegm

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Ceanothus americanus?

The patients report stabbing pains in the left side of the abdomen, making it impossible to lie on this side. There is an excessive urge to urinate with pain in the kidney area. The urine is dark in color, one suffers from diarrhea. What is striking in Ceanothus americanus patients is the tendency not to use cutlery when eating. The food is perceived as bland and tasteless, the mouth is dry, swallowing is difficult. There is mostly loss of appetite. One shivers more and more, reports strong heart palpitations, which occurs together with shortness of breath even with the slightest exertion.

Ceanothus americanus adults appear excited and nervous. They show depressive traits. What they fear most is unemployment.

Ceanothus americanus children make gestures and signs. They often put their fingers in their mouths. You can’t sleep on the left side.


Ceanothus americanus is indicated for all typical symptoms that are ameliorated or aggravated by the following modalities:


  • No information


  • Lying on the left
  • Wet and cold weather
  • water and sweets

What are typical areas of application for Ceanothus americanus?

  • liver problems

Areas of application in detail

Liver problems

Accompanying in liver cirrhosis and hepatomegaly (liver enlargement)

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

Application information

Dosage form of Ceanothus americanus

Give Ceanothus americanus as drops in low potency.

Ceanothus americanus dosage

Take 5 to 10 drops of Ceanothus americanus D2 or D4 three times a day. The optimal dosage should be determined on the personal clinical picture together with a homeopath.

Ceanothus americanus during pregnancy

Pregnant women should not take Ceanothus americanus unless there is a clearly medically confirmed diagnosis. Any therapy should only take place under professional supervision.

Ceanothus americanus side effects

Side effects or interactions are not known. The remedy can be used alongside conventional medical therapy, ideally in consultation with a homeopath or doctor.

Similar means

Carduus marianus

Carduus marianus is the most proven remedy for liver problems. It is indicated for enlarged, sensitive and slightly painful liver. Typical are a feeling of pressure in the liver area, a bitter taste in the mouth and stubborn constipation. The pain increases with external pressure, movement and after eating. The patients have little appetite.

Typical potencies: to D4

fabric type: medicinal plant


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