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

Staphysagria is a useful homeopathic remedy for people who feel hurt, mortified, who suffer a feeling of indignation. Thanks to its properties it is indicated for the care of eyes, genital organs and skin. Let’s find out more.

Description of the plant

Staphysagria is a herbaceous plant of the Ranuncolaceous family widely used in homeopathy; it is native to the Mediterranean regions and grows wild in Europe, in some regions of Asia and in North Africa.

It can reach a height of up to 100 cm and has beautiful blue-violet flowers arranged in clusters; hairy fruits contain large seeds about the size of 5 mm, from which the homeopathic remedy is obtained.

It was once used a lot as a folk remedy for the care and elimination of lice, hence the name “lice grass” Homeopathic preparation is obtained by mixing the seeds with an equal amount of chalk and letting the powder macerate cold for a week with alcohol. The mother tincture contains oils, malic acid and a small percentage of alkaloids including Delphinine and Stafisagrina.

When using Staphysagria

Staphysagria remedy is generally used in the following main cases:

  • Skin disorders, such as itching (especially in the occipital and temporal area and behind the ears), rashes, against eczema, poor sweating
  • Eye disorders such as styes, circled eyes, boils
  • Gum and dental disorders, with often bleeding gums, carious and sensitive teeth
  • Heart disorders, such as arrhythmias
  • Disorders of the genital system such as warts, cystitis, hypertrophy of the prostate, hypersensitivity and discomfort of the genital and urinary tract
  • Bone pain and neuralgia

Symptoms worsen with cold, if the person is lying down, walking outdoors, sleeping and with tobacco smoke.

Doses and administration

single daily dose at increasing doses of 9, 15, 30 CH is generally recommended for recent psychosomatic and psychic problems; then, depending on the symptomatology to be treated, it is always advisable and in any case to contact your trusted homeopath.

Who is Recommended staphysagria for?

It is recommended to all those people who feel hurt, mortified, who suffer a feeling of indignation and frustration, as of a profound injustice that pervades them. These are subjects who are proud, often irritable and susceptible, but who tend to repress their aggression, thus maintaining a strong state of nervous tension and stress.

This is also reflected in the sexual sphere, so the desire is intense but immature, with great difficulty in establishing bonds. On a physical level, it is indicated for those who have suffered severe violence (such as rape, for example), but also a surgical operation.


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