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

What is Stannum metallicum?

The main direction of action of Stannum metallicum is in the central nervous system. The homeopathic remedy is helpful in states of exhaustion and depressive moods.

Typical for Stannum metallicum is a great physical weakness. It even lacks the power to speak. Stannum metallicum is often indicated for respiratory infections with mucopurulent secretions. It is helpful for nerve pain that gradually waxes and wanes. Sign of the remedy is weight loss despite a good appetite.

Leading symptoms

  • despondency, sadness, fear
  • Cooking smells trigger vomiting
  • Headaches come and go gradually
  • Abdominal cramps better from hard pressure
  • Stress-Related Fever
  • Great weakness, too weak even to speak
  • Difficulty breathing even with little exertion
  • Cough with much sputum

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Stannum metallicum?

Stannum metallicum looks exhausted and has dark circles under his eyes.

Stannum metallicum adults are quiet, insecure, and anxious. They are often nervous and feel like crying. As soon as the tears flow, you feel better. Patients have difficulty concentrating at work. Your thoughts race or revolve around worries or tasks.

Stannum metallicum children are suspicious, distrustful and easily offended. At school they are inattentive. They start many things, but usually don’t stick to any of them.


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


  • Firm pressure
  • curl up


  • To speak
  • cold
  • In the morning
  • Lying on the right
  • least effort
  • Warm drinks

What are typical areas of application for Stannum metallicum?

  • exhaustion
  • depressive mood
  • vagienal discharge
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomit
  • worm infestation
  • nerve pain

Areas of application in detail

Depressive moods

Regular depressed mood before the menstrual period in anxious, exhausted and insecure women.

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


Physical fatigue with easy fatigue, low mood and loss of body weight. Any exertion, no matter how small, as well as excitement and talking, make the symptoms worse.

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

Nerve pain

Drawing and tearing nerve pain. The pain comes and goes gradually. The intensity of the pain is influenced by the sun. At the highest point of the sun at noon, the pain is also most severe.

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

Vagienal discharge

Copious yellow discharge from the vagiena. The women feel very exhausted and suffer from back pain.

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

Nausea and vomiting

Cooking odors cause nausea and vomiting. The vomit is bilious or bloody. Empty feeling and discomfort in the stomach.

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

Worm infestation

Passing of worms with diarrhea. Spasmodic abdominal pain relieved by firm pressure or bending.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Stannum metallicum

Stannum metallicum is available as a homeopathic remedy in the form of globules.

Dosage of Stannum metallicum

Stannum metallicum in the 6X potency is usually taken three times a day and in the 12X potency twice a day. The intake depends on the need. As soon as the symptoms improve, the dose intervals are increased.

Effect of Stannum metallicum

Stannum metallicum acts on the respiratory tract, the central nervous system, stomach, intestines and the female genital organs.

Stannum metallicum during pregnancy

Pregnant women throw up just thinking about eating. A feeling of emptiness in the stomach and great anxiety are typical.

Stannum metallicum for the baby

Stannum metallicum is helpful for infants with abdominal cramps. Laying babies tummy over your shoulder relieves pain and makes babies feel better.

Stannum metallicum for dogs, horses and cats

Stannum metallicum has proven itself in the treatment of chronic bronchitis in animals. The cough is wet and accompanied by rales. The sputum is green-yellowish. The animals are plagued by coughing fits several times a day.

Side effects of Stannum metallicum

So far there is no evidence of side effects from therapy with Stannum metallicum. Only at the beginning of the treatment can there be a short-lasting deterioration.

Similar remedies to Stannum metallicum

Platinum metallicum

Platinum metallicum is also indicated for gradually increasing and decreasing nerve pain. However, the paralysis is usually accompanied by numbness and does not improve with external pressure like Stannum metallicum.


Conium is also an important remedy for states of exhaustion. In contrast to Platinum metallicum, the patients are very irritable and oversensitive to the senses.

zincum metallicum

Zincum metallicum is indicated in states of exhaustion when irritability and impatience prevail. Patients are slow to understand questions and it then takes a long time before they can answer a question. Zincum metallicum aggravated by noise and lack of sleep.

Typical potencies: Typically used potencies of Stannum metallicum are 6X and 12X. The potency D4 is chosen less frequently.

fabric type: metal


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