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

What is Senecio?

In homeopathy, Senecio is mainly used to regulate the female menstrual cycle. The remedy has a pronounced effect not only on the female genital organs, but also on the urinary tract, and especially on the bladder.

The use of Senecio is particularly indicated for inflammation of the mucous membranes of the genital organs and the respiratory tract and for debilitating secretions.

Pale, nervous and weakened women in particular benefit from the homeopathic remedy. An improvement in all symptoms when menstruation begins is typical.

Leading symptoms

  • Nosebleeds or inflammation of the nasal mucosa instead of menstrual bleeding
  • Morning sickness when getting up, morning sickness
  • uncertainty
  • unfocused
  • Pain over left eye
  • Wave-like dizziness

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Senecio?

Senecio is predominantly a women’s remedy. The patients appear pale and nervous. You suffer from a combination of bladder and uterine problems.

Adults are easily irritated. They whine and complain a lot. The women find it difficult to concentrate on one thing and suffer from mood swings from euphoric to sad. You are very self-absorbed.

Children are very self-centered and overestimate themselves. They are lazy and show mood swings.


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


  • beginning of menstruation


  • puberty
  • Cold, fresh air
  • To sit
  • humidity

What are typical areas of application for Senecio?

  • respiratory infections
  • cystitis
  • vagienal discharge
  • stomach upset
  • dizziness
  • menstrual cramps

Areas of application in detail

Stomach pain

Abdominal pain in the navel region, which spreads from there to the entire abdomen. Improvement after defecation.

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

Bladder problems and bladder infections

Constant urge to urinate in connection with pain in the flanks. The urine is very hot and burns. It contains blood and mucus.

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

Cough/ bronchitis

Loose cough with expectoration of bloody, mucous secretion. Breathing is difficult and coughing hurts in the chest.

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

Gastrointestinal complaints

Upset stomach with nausea and belching of acidic liquid.

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

Vagienal discharge

Violent discharge of thick yellow mucus from vagiena. The labia itch, burn and are swollen.

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


Rhinitis associated with nosebleeds. It burns the nose and the patients often have to sneeze.

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

Dizziness (vertigo)

Dizziness that spreads in waves from the back of the head to the front of the head.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Senecio

The homeopathic remedy Senecio is mainly prescribed as globules.

Dosage of Senecio

For acute symptoms, Senecio is given in a 6X potency three times a day and in a 12X potency twice a day.

Effect of Senecio

Senecio acts on the mucous membranes, the digestive tract and the female genital organs.

Senecio in pregnancy

Senecio can be used during pregnancy for vagienal discharge, respiratory infections and stomach upset.

Senecio for the baby

Senecio can be given to children who have an irritable bladder associated with headaches.

In pubescent girls, Senecio has proven itself in the case of delayed first menstruation and menstrual disorders.

Senecio for dog, horse and cat

Senecio is primarily prescribed in animals to treat uterine diseases.

Side Effects of Senecio

So far there is no evidence of side effects when taking Senecio. At the beginning of the intake, there may be a short-term worsening of the symptoms. Overdosing can lead to persistent deterioration.

Typical potencies: Senecio is mainly used in the potencies 6X and 12X.

fabric type: Plant


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