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

What is tobacco?

The use of Tabacum corresponds to the reactions caused by ingesting parts of the tobacco plant or smoking the very first cigarette. The homeopathic remedy is used for complaints that are accompanied by cold sweats, severe nausea, dizziness, paleness, vomiting and an intermittent pulse.

It helps against poisoning, morning sickness, periodic migrainesupset stomachs and motion sickness as well as acute diarrhea or constipation.

Leading symptoms

  • Nausea, worse on opening eyes and better from fresh cool air
  • Vertigo with pallor, better from cool air and vomiting
  • Vomiting with a cold sweat at the slightest movement
  • Complete exhaustion
  • Fainting feeling of weakness in the stomach
  • Diarrhea with cold sweats, nausea, vomiting and weakness
  • Ice-cold skin covered with cold sweat

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Tabacum?

Typical Tabacum patients feel depressed and unwell. Your facial skin is pale or greenish and covered with cold sweat; Arms and hands cramp, limbs tremble. The pulse is hard and fast or barely perceptible to intermittent and leads to circulatory problems that can end in fainting. Although those affected feel cold everywhere, they often only have cold legs.


Tabacum is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen through the following modalities:


  • Discover
  • taking off clothes
  • fresh air
  • cold
  • cool envelopes
  • after breaking


  • in the evening
  • Drive
  • laying
  • in warm rooms
  • cold
  • smoking
  • move or be moved

What are typical areas of application for Tabacum?

  • nausea
  • Vomit
  • dizziness
  • hearing loss
  • fainting
  • hyperventilation
  • hot flashes
  • excessive sweating

Areas of application in detail

Circulatory disorders

Numbness and tingling in the arms and legs associated with freezing hands, fingers, toes or feet. Often together with poor circulation, dizziness, nausea and even vomiting. Triggers can be physical exertion or emotional events. Also suitable for the so-called intermittent claudication. Complaints worsen with movement and warmth, amelioration in fresh air and with rest.

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

Circulatory problems

with cold, sticky sweat, dizziness, nausea and/or a tendency to faint. Patient is cold but cannot tolerate heat and has great desire for fresh air. Resting and closing your eyes improve the symptoms.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Tabacum

Tabacum is administered in potencies between 6X and 12X; lower potentized it can support smoking cessation.

Tobacco dosage

The homeopathic remedy Tabacum is usually used three times a day in potency 6X and twice a day in potency 12X. In the case of highly acute symptoms, the remedy can also be given more frequently in the potency D6. Initially, Tabacum D6 can be given every 15 minutes until the symptoms improve. Thereafter, the revenue gaps are increased.

Tobacco effect

Tabacum acts on the central nervous system, the stomach and the cardiovascular system.

Tobacco during pregnancy

Tabacum is considered a proven remedy for treating morning sickness during pregnancy. The women feel very miserable. You’re pale, sweaty and just want to lie down with your eyes closed. The slightest movement can trigger vomiting. Fresh air and uncovering the body improve nausea.

Tabacum for the baby

Tabacum is used for restless babies born to smoking mothers. Fresh air and vomiting relieve anxiety. Movement, heat, cigarette smoke, and body jarring make the restlessness worse. Babies suffer from restlessness, especially in the evening.
The homeopathic remedy is given to children for nausea and dizziness. Tabacum has proven to be particularly useful for travel sickness. It is noticeable that the children free their stomachs from clothing or uncover themselves. Fresh air improves the symptoms.

Tabacum for dogs, horses and cats

Tabacum is given to animals that vomit while driving. Watery diarrhea can also occur. The condition of the animals improves in the fresh, cool air.

Tobacco side effects

Tabacum up to 2X potency should not be given to infants and young children.

Typical potencies: D6 – D12

fabric type: poisonous plant


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