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

What is Scutellaria lateriflora?

Scutellaria lateriflora has a relaxing effect on the central nervous system and muscles. The homeopathic remedy is aimed at patients with anxiety and the resulting accompanying symptoms such as sleep and concentration disorders, heart problems, headaches and nervousness.
Scutellaria is also used for chronic muscle spasms and tremors.

Leading symptoms

  • Chronic Fatigue
  • fear
  • dizziness
  • Discomfort and fatigue after a cold or flu that has been treated with antibiotics
  • muscle twitches
  • Dull frontal headache with desire to move
  • Aching eyeballs

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Scutellaria lateriflora?

The patients show a pessimistic attitude towards life. They are anxious and constantly feel threatened. They react physically to the feelings of fear with sweating, trembling and heart palpitations. It stings in the upper extremities. The mouth becomes dry. You can’t fall asleep, you keep waking up, you have nightmares. There is a migraine-like frontal headache that spreads to the eyes.


Scutellaria lateriflora is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen by the following modalities:


  • Not known


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What are typical areas of application for Scutellaria lateriflora?

  • fears
  • heart trouble
  • headache
  • sleep disorders

Areas of application in detail


All forms of anxiety and phobias, eg fear of exams, fear of heights, claustrophobia, fear of animals and insects. One fears possible accidents. The body reacts with tremors, tachycardia, dry mouth, difficulty swallowing and sweating.

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

Heart trouble

Exertion causes chest tightness and paroxysmal pain in the heart region. The heartbeat is irregular, staggering. One feels the heart beating uncomfortably and disturbingly.

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

Headache migraine

Throbbing pain behind forehead. The eyes feel like they are being pushed out of their sockets.

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

Sleep disorders

Despite being very tired, you can’t fall asleep because of your worries, and you are awakened at night by nightmares. Thoughts constantly revolve around life-threatening issues.

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

Application information

Dosage form of Scutellaria lateriflora

Scutellaria is given in the form of globules or tablets.

Scutellaria lateriflora dosage

Scutellaria lateriflora is given three times a day with five globules or one tablet in the potency 6X or 12X. If you have trouble sleeping, take a dose dissolved in water before going to bed. An additional dose is recommended for acute anxiety states.

Scutellaria lateriflora during pregnancy

The remedy can be given to pregnant women in low potency for sleep disorders. The remedy is suitable to treat pregnancy-related anxiety sensations.

Side effects of Scutellaria lateriflora

When first taken, there may be a short-term aggravation of symptoms. No other side effects or interactions are known.

Typical potencies: D6 to D12

fabric type: plant


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