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

What is Lobelia inflata?

Homeopathically potentised, Lobelia inflata helps with acute vomiting, morning sickness and stomach cramps. It is used for shortness of breath and coughing as well as for relieving nervous side effects of nicotine withdrawal. L
obelia inflata is one of the rarely used homeopathic remedies.
It requires a prescription up to and including potency D3.

Leading symptoms

  • nausea
  • Vomit
  • Cold sweat on the face
  • salivation
  • fear of illness
  • Psychological shortness of breath (hyperventilation)

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Lobelia inflata?

Lobelia people are very timid and nervous, hypochondriacal. With symptoms of illness, they develop fear of death, become hysterical and desperate, begin to cry and hyperventilate. They dream of wounds and mutilations, have night sweats. The patients are very pale, with cold sweaty faces. You suffer from morning sickness with cold sweats followed by a dull headache. Cigarette smoke and unpleasant odors trigger vomiting. The patients have a great desire for coffee, show heartburn, stomach pressure and pinching pain in the upper right abdomen after eating. The tongue has a white coating, the saliva tastes bitter-metallic, is tough and is spat out again and again. Blood comes out after defecation.

You are physically not very resilient, quickly get out of breath, turn blue, have heart stitches and coughing spasms. Women have pain in their right shoulder during their period, the bleeding is very heavy, starts prematurely or does not occur.


Lobelia inflata is indicated for all typical symptoms that are ameliorated or aggravated by the following modalities:


  • Beer
  • warmth
  • drink small amounts of water


  • Movement
  • cold
  • In the morning
  • afternoon to midnight
  • alcohol
  • tobacco
  • Green tea

What are typical areas of application for Lobelia inflata?

  • asthma
  • vomiting of pregnancy

Areas of application in detail


Shortness of breath and hyperventilation, the chest is constricted. There is vomiting due to labored breathing, the skin turns blue.

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

Nausea and vomiting

Chronic seizures during pregnancy with heartburn; can be triggered by smells, often in the morning. Vomiting with dizziness and cold sweats. The appetite is undisturbed.

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

Dosage forms of Lobelia inflata

Globules are given in potencies D2 to D6. Higher potency injections are suitable for therapy of the respiratory tract.

Typical potencies: D2 to D12

Prescription: To D3

fabric type: plant


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