Flor de piedra in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

What is Flor de piedra?

Flor de piedra is used in homeopathy for migraines and liver headaches (helmet headaches). The remedy is aimed at symptoms caused by impaired liver function. These include itching, chronic bloating, upper abdominal tension, chronic hepatitis and the breakdown of liver cells. It is also used for venous congestion, varicose veins and water retention in the limbs, especially in the feet. Flor den piedra is also given for nervous heart problems (heart anxiety) and nodular enlargement of the thyroid gland.

The remedy is rarely administered in classical homeopathy.

Leading symptoms

  • Feeling of pressure in the thyroid area
  • Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism
  • tightness in the chest
  • Yellowish, soft stool
  • Pain in the liver area
  • skin itching
  • Dry rashes

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Flor de piedra?

The patients complain of paroxysmal hot flashes and unspecified visual disturbances. Headaches like putting on a helmet that’s too tight. The upper abdomen is sensitive to pressure and tense, especially on the right side in the liver area. Strong heart palpitations and the feeling of a constricted chest are among the other characteristics. An enlarged thyroid gland can also cause a feeling of tightness or lumps in the neck area. The limbs are numb, tingling, “pins and needles” are reported. The skin is constantly itching all over the body. The stool is soft and light yellow in color. You feel tired and listless, while feeling very restless inside.


Flor de piedra is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen through the following modalities:


  • Not known


  • Not known

What are typical areas of application for Flor de piedra?

  • itching
  • tachycardia
  • liver problems
  • hyperthyroidism
  • varicose veins

Areas of application in detail


Severe meteorism/flatulence, especially after eating.

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

Heart trouble

Palpitations with a feeling of anxiety for no apparent reason, chest tightness, angina pectoris symptoms. The symptoms trigger great inner restlessness or arise from it.

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


The skin is dry, tense and itches unbearably. Frequent scratching without relief, bloody scratch marks. Symptoms often appear at night.

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

Headache migraine

The pain is paroxysmal, moving forward from the back of the head; the head feels constricted, as if a helmet that is too tight is being put on. Often associated with migraine-typical visual disturbances.

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

Liver problems

Swollen liver with a feeling of tension in the upper right abdomen. Chronic hepatitis.

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


Enlarged thyroid gland with nodule formation and a feeling of tightness in the throat area (struma nodosa), goiter formation.

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

Venous insufficiency

Varicose veins, water retention caused by venous congestion and itching. Legs feel heavy, symptoms of “pins and needles” and/or numbness occur.

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

Indigestion/ upset stomach

Quite soft, yellow-colored stools, often very bulky. heartburn after eating.

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

Application information

Dosage form of Flor de piedra

The drug is usually given orally, but is also suitable for intravenous administration or for constitutional therapy. External applications are not intended.

Flor de piedra dosage

In the case of acute symptoms, one dose is sufficient three to five times a day in the potency 6X. Chronic diseases can possibly be treated with higher potencies and infusions or a constitutional treatment. This requires a thorough anamnesis and support from an experienced homeopath.

Flor de piedra in pregnancy

The remedy can be given if liver problems and their side effects occur in late pregnancy as a result of the position and size of the fetus. In the case of known previous thyroid diseases, pregnant women should always seek professional advice before taking Flor de piedra.

Side effects of Flor de piedra

Side effects of the homeopathically prepared stone flower are – with the exception of a short-term initial aggravation – not known. Ideally, if you have known liver or thyroid problems, you should seek medical advice in order to be able to determine an individually optimal dosage / potency or form of therapy.

Typical potencies: D4, D6

fabric type: plant


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