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

What is Corallium rubrum?

Corallium rubrum is used in homeopathy mainly for diseases of the respiratory tract, which are characterized by dryness of the mucous membranes. A dry, barking cough and stuffy nose are typical uses of Corallium rubrum.

The homeopathic remedy has also proven itself in the treatment of psoriasis. The skin shows coral-colored patches and ulcers, especially on the palms and soles.

An indication of Corallium rubrum is the simultaneous desire for acidic food and drinks in the diseases mentioned.

Leading symptoms

  • Colds, coughs or runny noses with a strong desire for acidic foods and drinks
  • Nasal mucus runs down the back of the throat

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Corallium rubrum?

There is no information regarding the appearance of Corallium rubrum.


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


  • Warm applications


  • Outdoors

What are typical areas of application for Corallium rubrum?

  • to cough
  • sniffles
  • colds
  • sinus infection
  • psoriasis

Areas of application in detail

Cough/ bronchitis

Spasmodic, dry cough. Many coughs that follow each other in quick succession.

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


Stuffy nose with dry nasal mucosa and painful ulcers in the nose.

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


Coral-red patches on the skin that first turn dark red and then copper-colored. ulcerative changes. Skin changes preferably on the palms and soles.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Corallium rubrum

Corallium rubrum is usually prescribed in classical homeopathy in the form of globules.

Dosage of Corallium rubrum

Acute illnesses such as colds or sinus infections are treated with Corallium rubrum in D potencies. Corallium rubrum D6 is usually used up to three times a day and the drug in potency D12 once or twice a day.

Effect of Corallium rubrum

Corallium rubrum acts on the skin and respiratory tract.

Corallium rubrum during pregnancy

Corallium rubrum is not used for typical pregnancy symptoms, but can be used for colds during pregnancy if the symptoms are appropriate. Treating psoriasis is difficult, especially during pregnancy, because medication can spread to the unborn child. Corallium rubrum is therefore a proven alternative in the treatment of psoriasis during pregnancy.

Corallium rubrum for the baby

Corallium rubrum is not a typical children’s drug, but can be prescribed for colds and whooping cough in childhood.

Corallium rubrum for dogs, horses and cats

Corallium rubrum is given to animals with tracheitis when they have a choking cough. Other areas of application are skin diseases, dry cough and spasmodic cough.

Corallium rubrum side effects

So far there is no evidence of side effects when taking Corallium rubrum. At the beginning of the intake, an initial reaction with a short-term worsening of the symptoms is possible.

Typical potencies: Corallium rubrum is mainly used in the potencies 6X, 12X and 30C.

fabric type: coral


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