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

What is Mandragora?

The homeopathic remedy Mandragora acts mainly on the central nervous system and the vascular muscles. The remedy is also used for diseases of the digestive system, liver problems and heart problems, but also for depression.

Leading symptoms

  • restlessness
  • irritability
  • exhaustion
  • Complaints that recur at regular intervals

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Mandragora?

The mandragora patient likes to eat and drink, but does not tolerate fat, sweets and alcohol. He is restless, seeks relaxation by smoking or using other drugs. You suppress your own needs, especially sexual desires, for fear of rejection, and this behavior quickly develops irritability, depression and apathy. It can lead to hallucinations, dilated pupils and numbness all over the body. All limbs feel heavy as lead, are cold. One is generally very unconcentrated and has an extremely high need for sleep.

The need for Mandragora is also expressed by stomach pain on an empty stomach, feeling of fullness after eating, frequent belching, flatulence, extreme constipation or diarrhea. There is a tendency to bladder weakness with an increased urge to urinate and bedwetting at night. Characteristic are liver and bile duct problems, the pain of which extends to the shoulders. Classic Mandragora manifestations also include cardiac neuroses and nocturnal heart stitches radiating to the left arm.


Mandragora is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen through the following modalities:


  • Movement
  • Print
  • bend back
  • warmth
  • quiet


  • Stand
  • In the morning
  • muggy

What are typical uses for Mandragora?

  • wetting
  • depressive moods
  • bile problems
  • sciatica
  • heart trouble
  • indigestion

Areas of application in detail


Tensed gasps in lower abdomen and region of liver.

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

Bladder problems and bladder infections

Strong urge to urinate and weakness of the bladder sphincter. Night-time wetting occurs.

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

Depressive moods

listlessness and reluctance to work. One seeks relaxation and mood elevation through alcohol, nicotine or other intoxicants.

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

Biliary troubles, mild

Burning in the right upper abdomen or gallbladder radiating to the right shoulder blade.

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

Heart trouble

Feeling of heart tightness and angina pectoris symptoms. The heart pain radiates into the left arm. The heart problems are usually triggered by flatulence.

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

Cough/ bronchitis

Dry, irritating cough, inflammation of the upper airways.

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


For sciatica, where the pain radiates from the lower back to the legs and feet.

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

Headache migraine

Pulsating, occurs when there is a rush of blood to the head, combined with a feeling of heat and ringing in the ears or tinnitus.

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

Gastrointestinal complaints

Occurs two to three hours after eating, associated with a feeling of fullness. Sweet foods, fat and alcohol worsen the symptoms. Also for fasting pain, which is relieved by eating and bending backwards.

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

Indigestion/ upset stomach

Recurring constipation with gray or yellow bulbous stools.

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

Application information

Dosage form of Mandragora

Mandragora is given in the form of globules from a 3X potency.

Mandragora dosage

Acute symptoms are treated with five globules up to five times a day. However, the drug should not be administered continuously for more than a week. A constitutional therapy or chronic complaints should be coordinated with a homeopath.

In the case of stomach problems, five globules D6 are given half an hour before or after eating. To treat insomnia, five globules are taken 30 minutes before going to bed.

Mandragora in pregnancy

Mandragora should not be used as self-medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Side Effects of Mandragora

The product must always be kept separately and is not suitable for children under the age of 12. A temporary worsening of the symptoms can be observed as a side effect. Allergic reactions may occur in very sensitive patients.

Typical potencies: D3 to D12

fabric type: medicinal plant


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