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

What is Selenium?

Selenium acts on the central nervous system, liver, skin and male genital organs. The homeopathic remedy is used for mental weakness and nervousness, inflammation of the male genital organs and sexual drive disorders, headaches, acne and hair loss.

The remedy is often used to treat hoarseness or voice problems in speakers, actors and singers. It is recommended for dry skin prone to acne and inflammatory flaking.

Leading symptoms

  • Hair falls out all over the body
  • impotence
  • Enlargement, inflammation of the prostate
  • weakness
  • Pain over left eye
  • Hoarseness after much talking
  • Enlarged, painful liver with a rash over the liver
  • craving for alcohol
  • constipation

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Selenium?

The appearance resembles an elderly person. Typical and quickly recognizable signs of the need for selenium are rapid fatigue, forgetfulness and physical and mental exhaustion. Patients are sleepy during the day, have a great desire to lie down and sleep. The sleep itself is then only superficial, one reacts immediately to external influences. One dreams intensely at night after being restless. A sunken face with chapped lips and greasy skin is striking. There is an oppressive headache over the left eye and dizzy spells. There is a tendency towards constipation and loss of appetite, the desire for alcohol, coffee and meat is very high. Those who need Selenium often clear their throats,

Men suffer from decreasing potency; Ejacu|ation occurs more frequently during sleep, with no erection. Sexual desire is very high, but increasingly leads to depressive moods, which are associated with increased alcohol consumption as a repression mechanism.


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


  • Evening coolness


  • alcohol
  • tea
  • heat / sun
  • After intercourse
  • Salt
  • contact
  • Print
  • Talk

What are typical areas of application for Selenium?

  • hair loss
  • acne
  • impotence
  • headache
  • difficulty falling asleep

Areas of application in detail


Oily, itchy skin prone to acne. It is very itchy between the fingers and on the palms of the hands, small blisters can form. Acne occurs before puberty. With liver disorders, a rash is manifested in the liver region.

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

Hair loss

Circular hair loss (alopecia).

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

Sore throat

Accompanied by forced coughing. Clumps of mucus are coughed up, which are white or clear and can also be bloody if the symptoms are severe.

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


No erection, frequent nocturnal ejacu|ation, then severe back pain in the lower lumbar region. Even with sperm drips at night.

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

Headache migraine

Pressure headache over left eye. The pain comes from a cold wind.

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

Sleep disorders

Difficulty falling asleep due to a feeling of pulsation all over the body, possibly also severe hunger. You don’t get any rest until after midnight, then you have very vivid dreams, mostly of trouble and arguments.

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

Application information

Dosage form of Selenium

Usually globules in the dilution D4 to D12 are enough.

Selenium dosage

In self-medication, five globules of selenium diluted 6X or 12X are given in acute cases. Otherwise, three doses per day are recommended. Chronic complaints can be taken with D30 potencies once a day or once a week, depending on the symptoms. To determine the exact potency and frequency of administration, it is advisable to seek medical advice.

Selenium in pregnancy

Selenium can be administered during pregnancy for severe exhaustion, sleep problems, hair loss and pregnancy acne. The remedy can also help with severe loss of appetite and pregnancy depression.

Side Effects of Selenium

There are no side effects or interactions of selenium recorded.

Typical potencies: D4 to D12

fabric type: trace element


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