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

What is Zincum valerianicum?

Zincum valerianicum has proven to be a helpful homeopathic remedy for persistent hiccupsneuralgiarestless legs and sleep disorders. In all complaints, the pronounced insomnia is in the foreground.

Patients are nervous and cannot keep their legs still.

Leading symptoms

  • Insomnia due to restless legs, Restless legs
  • Persistent hiccups
  • nerve pain in the face
  • Downward nerve pain in the ovaries

Information about the agent

Appearance of Zincum valerianicum

Zincum valerianicum appears pale, nervous and restless. The legs are constantly moving. They are anxious and sometimes even hysterical.


Zincum valerianicum is indicated for all typical symptoms that improve or worsen with the following modalities:


  • Rub

What are typical areas of application for Zincum valerianicum?

  • hiccup
  • neuralgia
  • Restless legs
  • sleep disorders

Areas of application in detail

Uterine prolapse

Uterine prolapse in overworked and nervous women with unsteady legs.

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

Nerve pain

Nerve pain in left temple and lower jaw. Rubbing relieves the pain.

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

Sleep disorders

Sleep disorders in children associated with restless legs and teeth grinding.

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

Difficulties swallowing

Persistent hiccups.

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

Application information

Dosage forms of Zincum valerianicum

Zincum valerianicum is used as a homeopathic single remedy in the form of globules or as an active ingredient in some homeopathic complex remedies or as an injection, such as Zincum valerianicum by Hevert.

Dosage of Zincum valerianicum

Zincum valerianicum D6 is usually administered three times a day. The potency D12 of the remedy is taken once or twice a day.

Effect of Zincum valerianicum

Zincum valerianicum acts on the central nervous system and the female genital organs.

Zincum valerianicum during pregnancy

The homeopathic Zincum valerianicum is not used to treat typical pregnancy symptoms. Zincum valerianicum can be helpful for insomnia combined with nervousness, anxiety and restless legs during pregnancy.

Zincum valerianicum for the baby

The homeopathic remedy is used in infants and young children, especially to treat nervous sleep problems. Children grind their teeth during sleep and have extremely restless legs. They fall asleep anxious and wake up scared at night.

Zincum valerianicum for dogs, horses and cats

Zincum valerianicum is used in animals when the animals suffer from convulsive disorders and neuralgia, in addition to tiredness and exhaustion, they also show the typical restless legs.

Zincum valerianicum side effects

So far there is no evidence of side effects when taking Zincum valerianicum. At the beginning of treatment, there may be a short-term worsening of the symptoms. However, this is only short-lived and turns into a lasting improvement. If the drug is taken too long or too often, it can lead to a lasting deterioration. The remedy is then to be paused.

Typical potencies: Zincum valerianicum is mainly prescribed in the potencies 6X and 12X.

fabric type: Salt


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