Homeopathy Treatment for Appetite Decreased

Decreased appetite is characterized by a greatly reduced or completely absent feeling of hunger. Homeopathic remedies are mainly indicated for stress-related loss of appetite. They should contribute to relaxation and have a holistic effect. 

Which homeopathic remedies help?

Physical symptoms are described below. Choose a homeopathic remedy for decreased appetite that best suits your situation.


Aversion to food, with a lump in the throat, often from grief. Aversion to fruit and tobacco smoke.

Viburnum opulus

One may not eat anything because of nausea and retching. Despite loss of appetite and nausea, food intake alleviates the menstrual symptoms.

Abies nigra

Absolute loss of appetite and lack of hunger in the morning. You feel full even before breakfast, you can’t absorb anything.

Ferrum arsenicosum

Loss of appetite and paleness in people who are anemic with no apparent cause.


Loss of appetite and thus poor nutritional status.

Along with weight loss

Arsenicum album

Loss of appetite with emaciation or weight loss often combined with severe thirst.


Loss of appetite with severe weight loss. Abdominal pain at night, alternation of diarrhea and constipation.


You don’t want to eat anything anymore because every bite literally gets stuck in your throat and burns. Weight loss and general loss of strength are the consequences. To strengthen tumors of the stomach and duodenum, but here purely palliative.

Acidum aceticum

Anorexia with tiredness, weakness and pallor of the face.

Causes of decreased appetite

  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • diabetes mellitus
  • tumor disease
  • infectious diseases
  • mental problems
  • persistent stress

Further tips and information on treatment

If the reduced appetite is not just temporary, but lasts longer, the cause must be clarified by a doctor. He will take a precise anamnesis and then arrange for the necessary examinations. Once the cause has been found, appropriate therapeutic measures must be initiated. These measures could relate both to the treatment of a physical illness and to psychotherapy.

Depression, addiction or an eating disorder are often the causes of reduced appetite. In order to prevent permanent damage here, treatment should be started as early as possible.


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