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

What is Magnesium sulfuricum?

The homeopathic remedy Magnesium sulfuricum has proven particularly effective in the treatment of inflammation of the gastric mucosa (gastritis) and menstrual cramps.
It is also used in patients who suffer from alternating constipation and diarrhea as part of biliary diseases.

Leading symptoms

  • Warts and umbilical colic in children
  • Painful diarrhea with a tendency to collapse
  • Stinging, burning pains in urethra after urination
  • During urination, the flow of urine stops and it just dribbles
  • Belching of food, smell of rotten eggs
  • Small, red pimples all over the body

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Magnesium sulfuricum?

The homeopathic remedy Magnesium sulfuricum has proven particularly effective in the treatment of inflammation of the gastric mucosa (gastritis) and menstrual cramps. It is also used in patients who suffer from alternating constipation and diarrhea as part of biliary diseases.


Magnesium sulfuricum is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen with the following modalities:


  • Movement
  • Cold, fresh air
  • Wash with cold water


  • At night
  • early in the morning
  • humid weather
  • contact

What are typical areas of application for Magnesium sulfuricum?

  • gastric mucosal inflammation
  • bile problems
  • mild biliary colic
  • menstrual cramps

Areas of application in detail

Biliary troubles, mild

Patients have a tendency to biliary colic. The stool is light-colored. Diarrhea and constipation occur alternately. Patients have an aversion to meat and fat.

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

Gastrointestinal complaints

Patients often have to belch as part of an inflammation of the gastric mucosa (gastritis). You have a taste of rotten eggs in your mouth. When you burp, water rises up into your mouth. Patients suffer from severe vomiting. They have a great aversion to meat and fatty foods.

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

Menstrual cramps

Menstrual bleeding starts too early. The blood is black, thick, and flows profusely. During the bleeding, the patients suffer from severe abdominal cramps.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Magnesium sulfuricum

In homeopathy, magnesium sulfuricum is mainly taken in the form of globules.

Magnesium sulfuricum dosage

In the case of acute symptoms, the potency D6 is primarily prescribed. The remedy can initially be taken at short intervals of a few minutes until an initial improvement is noticed. Then the revenue gaps are increased.

Magnesium sulfuricum effect

Magnesium sulfuricum acts on the stomach, intestines, bile and the female genital organs.

Magnesium sulfuricum during pregnancy

Magnesium sulfuricum is rarely used during pregnancy. It is not a remedy for treating typical pregnancy symptoms. However, it can be given as needed to help with gastric mucosal inflammation or mild bile problems. In any case, it should be taken under medical supervision.

Magnesium sulfuricum for the baby

Magnesium sulfuricum is not usually used in infants and children.

Magnesium sulfuricum for dogs, horses and cats

Magnesium sulphuricum is given to animals as well as humans to treat ailments in the stomach, intestines or gallbladder. Slight biliary colic in animals can be alleviated or stopped by administering Magnesium sulfuricum. The animals can suffer from severe vomiting and alternating diarrhea and constipation.

Side Effects of Magnesium Sulfuricum

So far there are no indications of side effects when taking Magnesium sulfuricum. As part of an initial aggravation, there may be a slight, short-term aggravation of the symptoms in the first few days of taking the drug. If Magnesium sulfuricum is taken too frequently or for too long, it can lead to a permanent deterioration in your condition.

Typical potencies: Magnesium sulfuricum is prescribed in homeopathy primarily in the potency D6.

fabric type: Chemical compound


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