Gentiana Lutea in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

What is Gentiana lutea?

The homeopathic remedy Gentiana lutea is mainly used to treat stomach ailments. However, it can also be given to stimulate the appetite in very weak patients.

Leading symptoms

  • Big appetite
  • Acid regurgitation
  • nausea
  • Spasmodic stomach pains around the navel
  • gas
  • Dizziness on getting up
  • Frontal headache better from eating

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Gentiana lutea?

Patients are weak, nervous and restless. You are anxious and feel the anxiety in the stomach area.


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


  • In the fresh air


  • Move
  • Stand up

What are typical areas of application for Gentiana lutea?

  • dizziness
  • upset stomach

Areas of application in detail

Gastrointestinal complaints

Patients suffer from acid regurgitation, food cravings, nausea, bloating and stomach pain. The abdomen is bloated and tender to the touch.

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

Dizziness (vertigo)

Dizziness when moving or getting up from lying or sitting. Dizziness subsides in fresh air.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Gentiana lutea

The homeopathic remedy Gentiana lutea is given in the potencies 6X and 12X as globules and in the potencies 1X to 3X as drops.

Gentiana lutea dosage

Gentiana lutea drops are taken three to four times a day. Five to ten drops are added to a little water and drunk. Gentiana lutea globules D6 are taken up to three times a day. After each intake, an improvement is awaited and the drug is not taken further if the improvement persists. Gentiana lutea globules D12 can be taken once or twice a day as needed.

Gentiana lutea effect

Gentiana lutea acts on the central nervous system as well as on the digestive system.

Gentiana lutea during pregnancy

Gentiana lutea can be given to treat typical stomach problems such as acid reflux, a feeling of fullness, nausea and colicky stomach pains during pregnancy. The symptoms improve in the fresh air. The intake of the low potencies should be prescribed by a therapist and should take place in consultation with the treating gynecologist.

Gentiana lutea for the baby

Gentiana lutea is rarely used in infants and young children. In older children, it can be given if they are suffering from stomach disorders such as acid reflux, nausea, bloating and stomach pain. In children who are very weakened by serious illnesses, Gentiana lutea can be given to stimulate the appetite in consultation with the treating pediatrician.

Gentiana lutea for dogs, horses and cats

Gentiana lutea can be given to sick and debilitated animals to stimulate the appetite. It is also administered for diffuse gastric disorders.

Side effects of Gentiana lutea

So far, no side effects have occurred during treatment with Gentiana lutea. A temporary initial aggravation may occur at the beginning of treatment. In the event of an overdose, the symptoms can worsen.

Typical potencies: Gentiana lutea is usually used in the potency D1 to D3.

fabric type: plant


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