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

What is Potassium Bromatum?

Homeopathy uses potentized potassium bromatum for manic-depressive symptoms, anxiety and general cramps. Potassium bromatum has a good healing effect on purulent skin diseases.

Gastrointestinal inflammation and sexual disorders such as impotence or pathologically increased libido are also treated. The remedy is suitable for adolescents in puberty.

Leading symptoms

  • Unsteady swaying gait
  • cramps
  • Restless hands and fingers, constantly moving
  • poor memory
  • Speech slow and difficult
  • Nocturnal anxiety in children
  • Nervous cough during pregnancy
  • threatened miscarriage
  • acne
  • insomnia

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need potassium bromatum?

Potassium bromatum is constantly on the move, the body never rests. You wave your hands, have to keep your trembling fingers busy, roll your head. All reflexes are increased, tics, spurting, uncontrollable movements and muscle cramps appear, alternating with signs of paralysis. It comes to calf cramps and joint inflammation.

The patients stagger and stumble when walking as if under the influence of alcohol, with accompanying back pain. You feel like you are falling into a hole. Mentally they are delusional, paranoid; they talk a lot about death and the devil, suffer from fear of poisoning, are extremely suspicious, like alcohol. At night they suffer from nightmares, wake up with piercing screams of fear, and have ringing in their ears. Her gaze is fixed and fearful, the pupils are dilated, all physical signs indicate escape behavior. When speaking, they swallow parts of sentences or words and often stutter.

The skin shows a pronounced acne picture with dark pustules that have a hard core, merge with each other or form furuncles. It is very greasy, unclean with sticky perspiration, cold to the touch. When coughing, there is pronounced shortness of breath up to suffocation attacks. Swallowing is difficult, one suffers from frequent hiccups. Coffee, fruit, milk, and onions evoke aversion. The stool begins with dribbling of urine. The sex drive is initially greatly increased, decreases over time and finally no longer exists. The symptoms begin slowly and are painless.


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


  • Employment, also: manual work
  • on days


  • Salt
  • cold air / draft
  • at night
  • new moon
  • puberty

What are typical areas of application for potassium bromatum?

  • Cough

Areas of application in detail

Cough/ bronchitis

Barking cough as in whooping cough or croup with great shortness of breath and attacks of suffocation.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of potassium bromatum

Tablets or globules are given from D3, for skin diseases D4 to D6.

Potassium bromatum dosage

In the case of severe facial acne, long-term administration of five globules D6 daily over a period of three months, preferably in the morning, is recommended. If the chest and back are also affected, the remedy is given in the potency D12 three times a day with three globules.

Mental symptoms such as restlessness and anxiety are best treated with potassium bromatum D12 and give one dose of five globules in the morning and evening.

Potassium bromatum during pregnancy

Potassium bromatum is suitable for long-term or constitutional therapy during pregnancy. The remedy is suitable for pregnant women who suffer from great restlessness, worries and fears during the day and severe nightmares and sleep disorders at night.

The administration of potassium bromatum is particularly recommended for pregnant women if the thought of the approaching birth causes or increases these fears. Even severe pregnancy acne can be successfully treated with potassium bromatum.

Potassium bromatum side effects

Potassium bromatum does not show any persistent side effects and can be combined with other drugs without any interactions. When given for the first time, there may be a short-term worsening of the symptoms.

Typical potencies: D3 to D6

fabric type: mineral salt


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