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

What is Chionanthus virginicus?

The homeopathic remedy Chionanthus virginicus has proven itself in the treatment of headaches and migraines. It is useful for headaches with nausea that return periodically. The pain is above the eyes. The patients are listless and apathetic. Headache aggravated by shaking, movement, and stooping.

Leading symptoms

  • biliary colic
  • Thick yellow tongue coating
  • light chair
  • jaundice
  • gallstones
  • enlarged liver

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Chionanthus virginicus?

Chionanthus virginicus appears exhausted and depressed. Patients want to be alone. They tend to see everything in black.

Chionanthus virginicus adults suffer from great irritability. After an argument, they are weakened and react with physical or mental ailments.

There are no observations of Chionanthus virginicus in children.


Chionanthus virginicus is indicated for all the typical symptoms that are ameliorated or worsened by the following modalities:


  • Lying in an extended position


  • Move

What are typical areas of application for Chionanthus virginicus?

  • exhaustion
  • liver diseases
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • migraine
  • diabetes mellitus

Areas of application in detail


Frequent urination. The urine is dark and contains bile and sugar.

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


Patients are exhausted and experience a sore and bruised feeling all over their body. Fatigue aggravated by exercise. Better from rest, warmth and lying down.

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

Liver problems

Enlarged liver with constipation and jaundice. Difficulty passing stools with yellow or clay-colored, soft stools. The tongue is thickly coated with yellow. The patients have no appetite. Tenderness in the liver area.

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

Mouth discomfort

Dry mouth. Drinking water does not relieve dryness. Partly in connection with increased salivation.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Chionanthus virginicus

Chionanthus virginicus is prescribed in classical homeopathy in the form of globules.

Dosage of Chionanthus virginicus

Chionanthus virginicus is usually taken three times a day. Each gift consists of three globules.

Effect of Chionanthus virginicus

Chionanthus virginicus acts on the liver, bile, intestines and central nervous system.

Chionanthus virginicus during pregnancy

The homeopathic remedy can be used during pregnancy for migraines, diabetes and liver disorders. Self-treatment with this remedy during pregnancy is strongly discouraged. It should only be taken under the supervision of the treating gynecologist.

Chionanthus virginicus for the baby

The homeopathic remedy is not used on babies and children.

Chionanthus virginicus for dogs, horses and cats

Chionanthus virginicus is used in animals with liver disorders such as liver swelling (fatty liver), hepatitis or jaundice. The animals suffer from loss of appetite, vomiting, emaciation, diarrhea or increased thirst.

Side effects of Chionanthus virginicus

There is no evidence of side effects when taking the homeopathic remedy in potentized form. Only when taking the mother tincture is there evidence of the occurrence of colic.

Similar means

Carduus marianus

Carduus marianus is similar to Chionanthus virginicus in liver disease associated with constipation. The yellowing of the skin (icterus) is less pronounced in Carduus marianus and constipation often alternates with diarrhea. Signs of Carduus marianus are constant, non-specific stomach problems such as a feeling of pressure or discomfort in the stomach and vomiting of an acidic and greenish liquid.                                    


Phosphorus, like Chionanthus virginicus, is indicated in diseases of the liver associated with constipation. The patient needs Phosphorus when the stool is whitish, hard, and small. Typical of Phosphorus is pain in the upper right abdomen, which is aggravated by lying on the left side.

Typical potencies: Chionanthus virginicus is often used in potencies 3X to 6X or as a mother tincture.

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