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

What is Viscum album?

The homeopathic remedy Viscum album particularly appeals to the nerves and is therefore mainly used to treat epilepsy, prolonged dizziness with an unclear cause or uncontrollable muscle tremors.

The associated complaints increase in winter, in stormy weather and after a cold as well as through movements in bed and lying on the left side. Exceptionally improving circumstances are not known.

Leading symptoms

  • Rheumatism with tearing pains
  • gout
  • Sciatica syndrome with tearing, pulling pains up to the thighs
  • Low blood pressure

Information about the agent

How do you recognize patients who need Viscum album?

Viscum album patients are anxious and distant people who have many vivid dreams both when they are asleep and when they are awake, talk incoherently, and feel cold or sweaty in rapid succession.


Viscum album is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen by the following modalities:


  • outdoors
  • sweating


  • in the evening and at night

What are typical areas of application for Viscum album?

  • headache
  • dizziness
  • high blood pressure
  • sleep disorders
  • Cough
  • asthma

Areas of application in detail

Blood pressure, increased

triggered by vasoconstriction (arteriosclerosis). High blood pressure caused by narrowing of the vessels, often together with dizzy spells, headaches, palpitations and inner restlessness. The patient is in a bad mood, suffers from insomnia and restless dreams.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Viscum album

Viscum album is used from a very low potency (D2).

Viscum album dosage

A three-fold administration of Viscum album in low potency is usual. How often, for how long and in which dosage form Viscum album is administered in individual cases should best be determined by an experienced homeopath. The remedy is suitable for long-term therapy from potency D12.

Viscum album effect

Viscum album acts on the cardiovascular system and the respiratory tract.

Viscum album during pregnancy

If unusual high blood pressure occurs during pregnancy, Viscum album can be used to regulate it. However, the remedy should only be administered here if a gestosis or the HELLP syndrome has been medically clarified beforehand. In general, it is recommended to treat with Viscum album both during pregnancy and while breastfeeding, also for other symptoms such as headaches, dizziness, heart problems, paraesthesia, etc., only after consultation with a homeopath or a doctor.

Viscum album for the baby

Viscum album is rarely used in paediatrics. It is more of a remedy for older patients.

For dog, horse and cat

Viscum album has been proven to treat joint problems, high blood pressure and other heart problems in older animals. The animals walk stiffly or show an unsteady gait. They have high blood pressure, a weak pulse and a tendency to collapse.

Viscum album Cp-Fluid S

Viscum album Cp-Fluid S is a spagiric complex agent. In addition to Viscum album, it also contains other herbal components and is primarily used to treat nervous restlessness, anxiety, sleep disorders and exhaustion.

Viscum album side effects

With the best possible match with the appearance, no side effects are recorded. The remedy can be combined with other medicines without interaction. When first taken, there may be a rapid temporary increase in symptoms.

Typical potencies: Viscum album is often used in the potencies 6x and 12x, less often as a mother tincture or tea.

fabric type:medicinal plant


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