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

What is Thyroidin?

Thyroidinum is used in homeopathy mainly for the treatment of diseases of the thyroid gland. Furthermore, the remedy has proven itself in nervous complaints such as shortness of breath, tachycardia or tightness in the chest.

Leading symptoms

  • psoriasis
  • Enlarged thyroid
  • hypothyroidism
  • bedwetting
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Vomiting before getting up
  • frontal headache
  • bulging eyes
  • Palpitations on least exertion

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Thyroidinum?

The patients appear nervous and depressed. They are in a bad mood and sometimes react aggressively if you contradict them. They mumble to themselves all day long and find fault with everything.


Thyreoidinum is indicated for all typical symptoms that are improved or worsened by the following modalities:


  • Lying on your stomach
  • quiet


  • Little physical exertion
  • cold
  • bend over

What are typical areas of application for Thyreoidinum?

  • thyroid disorders
  • nervous complaints

Areas of application in detail


Fears trigger shortness of breath, tachycardia, tightness in the chest and sometimes even choking attacks.

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

Heart trouble

Palpitations, shortness of breath and tightness in the chest due to fear or nervousness.

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


Water retention in the subcutaneous tissue as part of thyroid dysfunction.

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


Protrusion of the eyes and water retention in the subcutaneous tissue (myxedema) in Graves’ disease. The water retention is localized and often affects the tibia.

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


Water retention in the subcutaneous tissue (myxedema) in various parts of the body. The edema is mainly found on the hands and feet, but can also occur on the tongue or the mucous membrane of the throat. Patients then have a hoarse, lumpy voice.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Thyroidinum

Thyroidinum is used in homeopathy in the form of globules or drops.

Thyroid dosage

Thyreoidinum is given in the potency D12 once or twice a day as required. The potency D4 can be given up to three times a day. Thyreoidinum D30 is taken only once.

Thyroid effect

Thyreoidinum acts on the thyroid gland and hormone balance.

Thyroid in pregnancy

Thyroidinum is used to treat morning sickness. The women are anxious, nervous, shaky and suffer from tachycardia after the slightest exertion. Self-treatment with Thyreoidinum during pregnancy is strongly discouraged. The homeopathic remedy should only be taken by pregnant women under medical supervision.

Thyroid for the baby

Thyreoidinum is given to emaciated children with developmental disabilities or failure to thrive. Self-treatment with Thyreoidinum is generally not recommended for children. It should only be taken under medical supervision. 

Thyroidinum for dogs, horses and cats

Thyroidinum is used in animals as well as in humans to treat thyroid disorders. The prescription should be made after careful examination by an animal naturopath or veterinarian. Self-treatment is not recommended.

Side effects of Thyroidinum

So far, no side effects have been observed when taking Thyreoidinum. At the beginning of the intake, there may be a temporary worsening of the symptoms. Thyreoidinum should only be taken for short periods of time.

Typical potencies: Thyreoidinum is usually used in the potency D12, more rarely in the potency D4 or the potency D30.

fabric type: Sarcode (organ preparation)


Leave a Comment