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

What is Piper methysticum?

Since Piper methysticum is known for its relaxation-promoting and calming effect, the homeopathic remedy is given for nervous irritation and b, for psychosomatic dizzinessstress headaches and for b.
It also has a relaxing effect on birth pains, but is rarely used here.

Leading symptoms

  • Employment relieves all symptoms
  • Fear of illness, worse thinking about it
  • Flaky skin, scales leave white patches when peeled off
  • feeling drunk

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Piper methysticum?

The patient is restless, plagued by doubts and fear of failure. You cannot or do not want to fall asleep before exams or important appointments, you have diffuse headaches and dizziness, you generally feel cramped and tense, and you feel slightly shaky. Spontaneous forgetting Blackout is possible due to stress.


Piper methysticum is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen with the following modalities:


  • Diversion
  • Movement


  • mental activity

What are typical uses for Piper methysticum?

  • exhaustion
  • test anxiety
  • headache
  • dizziness

Areas of application in detail


For panic attacks, exam anxiety and easy excitability, also in connection with dizziness and headaches.

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


With great mental exertion, eg preparing for exams, when you feel completely overtired and no longer receptive.

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


Irritability and great inner restlessness in upcoming exams and anxiety-provoking situations. Stress headaches occur.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Piper methysticum

Piper methysticum is often given in oral mixed preparations with similar active ingredients. Otherwise one is limited to the potencies 4X (currently in Germany) or 12X to 30X (currently in Switzerland).

Piper methysticum dosage

In states of exhaustion, Piper methysticum is usually given in the potency D12. It is taken once a day.
In the case of acute fears, Piper methysticum in the potency 6X is given at intervals of 15 minutes until improvement occurs.

Piper methysticum effect

Piper methysticum acts mainly on the central nervous system. It also acts on the bladder and stomach.

Piper methysticum during pregnancy

Piper methysticum is usually not indicated for typical pregnancy symptoms. However, it can be given to women with fatigue and headaches.

Piper methysticum for the baby

Piper methysticum is more likely to be given to older children when they are exhausted from long study before exams and suffer from exam anxiety.

Piper methysticum for dogs, horses and cats

Piper methysticum has proven itself in animals suffering from New Year’s Eve anxiety. The animals are restless. Gentle exercise and distraction ease anxiety.

Piper methysticum side effects

Side effects are not yet known when using Piper methysticum. In the first few days of taking it, there may be a temporary slight worsening of the symptoms.

Typical potencies: Piper methysticum is usually used in the potencies 4X, 6X and 12X, more rarely in the 1X, 5X or 30X potencies.

fabric type: medicinal plant


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