Iris Versicolor in homeopathy: properties, benefits and uses (all you need to know)

What is iris versicolor?

Iris versicolor works particularly well on the mucous membranes of the digestive tract, the salivary glands, the nervous system and the liver. Typical symptoms are burning sensations, acrid or acid discharge, bitter vomiting and “burning” pain after defecation.

Another important area of ​​application for the brightly colored iris are migraine attacks with partial or complete visual impairment and located on the eye or temple area. The complaints mainly occur on the right side. They are aggravated by rest and hot weather, as well as in the evening, at night and with mental exhaustion; improvement occurs with gentle movements.

Leading symptoms

  • Migraines, especially on days off, with vomiting and heavy salivation
  • Blurred vision before the migraine starts
  • Acid vomiting with stomach pain and diarrhea
  • Burning, severely painful skin blisters
  • Burning throughout the digestive system

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need iris versicolor?

Typical Iris patients are depressed, exhausted and easily offended. The symptoms described above are physically draining and may be accompanied by an oily, shiny nose or a greasy taste in the mouth. Biliary colic, left-sided sciatica or right-sided shingles are sometimes observed as accompanying symptoms.


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


  • slight movement


  • in the evening
  • Relaxation
  • at night
  • Quiet

What are typical areas of application for Iris versicolor?

  • shingles
  • migraine
  • heartburn
  • stomach pain

Areas of application in detail


burning pain with itching, the symptoms are worse at night. Bubbles burst quickly. Often in connection with complaints in the stomach and intestines, e.g. B. Vomiting or heartburn.

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

Gastrointestinal complaints

Heartburn with excessive salivation and cramping abdominal pain in the upper abdomen. Often accompanied by severe, migraine-like headaches that occur primarily at weekends. Nausea to the point of nausea with sour, stringy mucus.

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


Regularly recurring headaches that start suddenly but slowly, often with visual disturbances, nausea, excessive salivation and acidic vomiting. Triggers are often mental exertion and irregular eating or sweets. Migraine attacks often occur on rest days, the so-called Sunday migraines. Patient is anxious and depressed.

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

Dosage forms of Iris versicolor

Iris versicolor is used in potencies between 6X and 12X.

Typical potencies: D6 – D12

fabric type: plant


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