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

What is Convallaria majalis?

The homeopathic remedy  Convallaria majalis is a medicine for the heart. It is said to strengthen the heart and ensure a more regular heartbeat. It is used for heart failure and nervous heart problems. Patients are prone to hysterical reactions and irritability. You feel as if the heart suddenly stopped and then just as suddenly started beating again. Patients are sleepy during the day and teeth grinding is noticeable in the morning.

Leading symptoms

  • Heart problems due to enlargement of the heart or heart chambers
  • shortness of breath and edema (swelling)

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Convallaria majalis?

Convallaria majalis – adults are very irritable and prone to nervous disorders.

There are no references in the homeopathic literature to Convallaria majalis children.


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


  • Fresh air


  • In warm rooms

What are typical areas of application for Convallaria majalis?

  • heart trouble

Areas of application in detail

Heart trouble

Nervous heart problems and cardiac insufficiency with shortness of breath and edema.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Convallaria majalis

In classical homeopathy, Convallaria majalis is mainly used as globules.

Dosage of Convallaria majalis

Convallaria majalis in the potency D6 is usually taken three times a day. If the symptoms improve, Convallaria majalis is no longer taken.

Effect of Convallaria majalis

Convallaria majalis acts on the heart.

Convallaria majalis in pregnancy

Convallaria majalis can be prescribed during pregnancy to treat nervous heart problems or heart failure. Self-treatment with the homeopathic remedy is strongly discouraged during pregnancy.

Convallaria majalis for the baby

Convallaria majalis is not used in babies and children.

Convallaria majalis for dogs, horses and cats

Convallaria majalis is said to be helpful in animals with heart disease. It is said to strengthen the heart and regulate the heartbeat. Edema and shortness of breath should be alleviated. If the animals grind their teeth in the morning, this can be an indication of Convallaria majalis.

Side effects of Convallaria majalis

So far there is no evidence of side effects when taking Convallaria majalis. At the beginning of the treatment, there may be a short-term worsening of the symptoms. If Convallaria majalis is taken too frequently or over a long period of time, the condition can become permanently worse. The drug can then no longer be taken.

Similar means


Crataegus is helpful for heart failure with anxiety and insomnia. Typical indication of Crataegus is the strong desire for fresh air. The symptoms of Crataegus are aggravated by any movement and in warm rooms.


Digitalis is similar to Convallaria majalis to use in cardiac insufficiency. Digitalis is indicated when the pulse is weak, slow, and irregular. Patients who require digitalis feel as if their heart stops all of a sudden.


Gelsemium is indicated in nervous heart failure when patients feel the need for exercise.

Typical potencies: Convallaria majalis is mainly used in the potency 6X.

fabric type: plant


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