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

What is Melilotus officinalis?

Melilotus is used in homeopathy for arterial and venous complaints, which is why nosebleeds, vascular congestion, phlebitis, varicose veins and headaches are among the areas of application. Sweet clover decongests external bruises and injuries.

Leading symptoms

  • Pulsating headache, better from nosebleeds
  • Nerve pain in head and neck
  • Severe nosebleeds

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Melilotus officinalis?

Patients have bursting headaches, particularly on the right side, with hard pulsations. The rush of blood to the head is extremely noticeable. The face turns fiery red, there is extensive nosebleeding, which reduces the symptoms. The legs are edematous and swollen, the skin over them is dry.


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


  • blood flow from the nose


  • warmth
  • in the evening

What are typical areas of application for Melilotus officinalis?

  • headache
  • phlebitis
  • varicose veins

Areas of application in detail

Headache migraine

Pulsating headache where the head seems to burst, often associated with extreme sensitivity to touch, loss of balance, dizziness and nosebleeds Also for tension and cluster headaches, migraines and headaches during periods.

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

Venous insufficiency

For the treatment of superficially inflamed veins (thrombophlebitis) and varicose veins.

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

Dosage forms of Melilotus officinalis

The administration of tablets in potencies up to D12 has proven itself. For external injuries, compresses with diluted mother tincture are soothing.

Typical potencies: D4 to D12

fabric type: plant


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