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

What is Jaborandi?

Jaborandi is used under the principle of homeopathy in therapy for irritation of the vagus nerve and the resulting symptoms such as sweating, extreme hyperthyroidism, hot flashes and vomiting during pregnancy. It is mainly used in patients with lung diseases who have these symptoms.

Leading symptoms

  • Heavy sweating
  • Night sweats in malignant diseases
  • Burning and aching eyes from overexertion
  • heat and nervousness

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Jaborandi?

The patients have a very red face. The pupils are narrowed and vision is limited. One sees cloudy, while the eyes tear. Heavy sweating occurs at any time of the day, often at night, without any recognizable external influence. One feels physically weak, the chest is tight, the heart is racing with a hard pulse, which gradually slows down. At the same time, patients quickly become hypothermic, suffer from nausea and diarrhea. A lot of saliva collects in the mouth, dripping from the corners of the mouth, followed by severe dryness in the entire mouth.


Jaborandi is indicated for all typical symptoms that are improved or worsened by the following modalities:


  • Not known


  • Not known

What are typical uses for Jaborandi?

  • heart trouble
  • excessive sweating
  • visual disturbances

Areas of application in detail

Heart trouble

Feelings of oppression throughout the chest. Initially, there was a strong racing / pounding heart, then a strong slowdown with a clearly noticeable pulse and a feeling of cold. The cycle threatens to collapse.
Also for neurotic heart problems.

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


Heavy, sudden sweating for no apparent reason (hyperhidrosis). It flows out of every pore, although there is not necessarily a feeling of heat.

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

Visual disturbances

You see everything as if through a murky veil, your eye muscles spasm, you have great difficulty switching from long-distance to close-up vision. The eyes water, the pupils are conspicuously narrowed.
For visual disturbances after long periods of work at the computer, when you start to squint and your eyelids twitch.

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

Application information

Dosage form of Jaborandi

If necessary, the remedy is given as globules, tablets or drops in low potency.

Jaborandi dosage

In the case of acute symptoms, the remedy is administered with five globules or drops or one tablet and a glass of water. Children receive two to three globules or half a tablet. The frequency of administration depends on the severity of the symptoms and can be done every quarter or half hour if necessary. After a noticeable improvement in the symptoms, the drug should be discontinued and only taken again if necessary.

Jaborandi in pregnancy

Jaborandi has proven itself in constant morning sickness and in sweating caused by hormonal changes. It is also considered an alternative to Iris versicolor.
The remedy can be used by pregnant women throughout pregnancy if they have the appropriate symptoms. However, underlying thyroid disease should be ruled out.

Jaborandi in children

The remedy helps children who begin to squint when their eyes are overstrained. It is also sufficient for diseases of the parotid gland, eg mumps.

Side Effects of Jaborandi

The funds must be stored separately. Patients with known thyroid disease should seek medical advice prior to use. After the first intake, there may be increased salivation or tearing. No other side effects or interactions are known.

Typical potencies: D2 to D6, below D2 you may need a prescription

fabric type: medicinal plant


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