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Abrotanum CH

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Abrotanum is made from genuine raw materials, back potency and expensive and purest form of alcohol, namely Extra Neutral Alcohol (ENA).

Abrotanum is commonly known as southernwood, lady’s love or Artemisia abrotanum. It belongs to the plant kingdom and is a member of the family Compositae. It is indigenous to Eurasia and Africa. It can be propagated easily by the division of roots or cuttings. It is a shrub with grey-green small, thin and feathery leaves. The flowers are small and yellow in color.
Due to its strong camphor-like odour, traditionally it has been used as an air freshener and as a repellant for moths and insects. In Italy, it is used as a herb in cooking. In east and north Bosnia and Herzegovina, parts of Abrotanum are used in traditional medicine for the treatment of jaundice.

1. What are the various uses of Abrotanum in homeopathy?

Fresh leaves and stems of Abrotanum are used to make homeopathic medicine. Abrotanum is commonly used in 30th potency for treatment purpose. Abrotanum 30 uses are seen in treating various illnesses like boils, chilblains, epilepsy, hemorrhoids, hectic fever, hydrocele, paralysis, myelitis, indigestion, marasmus, oozing from umbilicus, gout and rheumatism. Other prominent Abrotanum 30 benefits in homeopathy are-

  • It is used in the treatment of pleurisy. It is particularly indicated when a pressing sensation remains in the affected area and impedes the patient from breathing freely. With this, the patient may complaint of the cold air causing raw feeling in the respiratory tract.
  • It treats weakness and prostration that remains after influenza.
  • It helps treat boils, especially if skin becomes purplish after suppression of eruptions.
  • It removes hard growths in different parts of abdomen.
  • It helps to control vomiting of large quantities of very offensive fluid. This vomiting is commonly associated with burning, constricting and gnawing pains in the abdomen.
  • It helps to relax the contraction of limbs that has occurred following colic.

2. What are the characteristic indications for homeopathic prescription of Abrotanum?

Abrotanum homeopathic medicine has certain characteristic indications for its prescription.

  • The most guiding symptom of Abrotanum 30 is wasting, especially of the lower extremities. This is more commonly seen in the marasmus of children. There may be associated complaint of the child not capable to hold it’s head up. It is also found that such children have ravenous hunger and loose flesh despite eating well.
  • Many patients, asking for abrotanum complaint of having a peculiar sensation as if their stomach is hanging or swimming in water.
  • Another characteristic indication for abrotanum is metastasis. It includes
  1. Metastasis of rheumatism from joints to the heart or to the spine.
  2. Receding of gout followed by commencement of other complaints.
  3. Rheumatism followed by checked diarrhoea.
  4. Appearance of piles after rheumatic complaints. 
  • Also, abrotanum has an exudative tendency. It helps treat exudations that may appear as a metastatic process or otherwise into joints and pleura of the lungs etc.
  • It also causes alternating conditions where one disease symptoms disappear and another appear in its place.

3. What are the factors that aggravate or ameliorate the sufferings of Abrotanum patient?

It is seen that the complaints for which Abrotanum is indicated, tend to increase at night and on exposure to cold air. Also, the sudden backache in the Abrotanum patient gets better from motion.

4. What kind of patients best respond to the action of Abrotanum?

It is best suited to the complaints of newborn children especially boys. These include:-

  • Hydrocele
  • Epistaxis with a dry nose
  • Oozing of blood and/ or moisture from the navel of newborn
  • Worms especially ascarides
  • Marasmus with emaciation of especially the lower extremities despite a good appetite.

The other generalities often found in a patient who responds well to Abrotanum are:-

  • Very cross, irritable and depressed mentally who has no humanity and likes to do something cruel.
  • The child cannot hold up his head and gets tired from the least mental effort such as from even having a conversation. There is difficulty in thinking and comprehension.
  • The patient feels weak and sore all over along with inability to move.
  • The patient has a good appetite with particular desire to have bread boiled in milk.
  • Face is wrinkled, pale and old looking with blue rings around the eyes
  • Skin is flabby and appears to hang loosely
  • There are comedones with emaciation
  • Distended veins on forehead


Abrotanum homeopathy medicine uses are diverse. It is commonly used in 30th potency. It is particularly indicated in conditions where metastasis or alternating conditions are found. It is found to be useful in various complaints of newborn and children such as epistaxis, hydrocele oozing from the navel etc. Emaciation especially of the lower extremities is a characteristic feature that leads to the prescription of Abrotanum in most the cases. This emaciation occurs despite normal appetite in patients. Also, Abrotanum is found to speed up the convalescence after influenza and remove bad effects remaining after pleurisy or operations on the chest.

Additional information


Please consult your physician

Package Name

6CH 30ml, 12CH 30ml, 30CH 30ml, 200CH 30ml, 1M 30ml, 10M 10ml, CM 10ml

It is a very useful remedy in loss of weight and emaciation, especially of lower extremities, joint pains, diarrhea, collection of fluids in various organs and body cavities from exudations, lung infections and weakness after exhausting fevers.

Mind: Mind very cross, irritable, anxious and depressed especially in children.

Face: Pale, cold, dry with blue rings around the eyes. Pimples and bumps in skin filled with pus and dead skin cells with emaciation. Bleeding from nose and red blood filled eruptions on face.

Stomach: Good appetite with slimy taste in the mouth with emaciation. Stool with undigested food and cutting, gnawing pain in stomach which gets worse at night. Stomach feels light as if floating in water. Increased appetite with indigestion and vomiting of large quantities of offensive fluid.

Abdomen: Distension of abdomen with hard lumps. Alternate diarrhea and constipation. Haemorrhoids with frequent urging, and bloody stools following rheumatic pains. Worm infestations especially round worms with oozing from umbilicus. Sensation as if bowels were sinking down.

Respiratory: Raw feeling of the chest with difficult respiration and dry cough following diarrhea.

Back: Weakness of the neck with difficulty to hold the head up. Pain in the back, especially lumbar region extending to the spermatic cord and pain in the sacrum, with haemorrhoids.

Extremities: Pain in the shoulders, arms, wrists, and ankles with stiffness and lameness of joints. Sensation of pricking and coldness in fingers and feet. Great emaciation of lower extremities.

Skin: Skin becomes purplish due to suppressed eruptions. Skin pale, flabby and loose with folds and falling out of hair. Itching chilblains.

Modalities: Worse from cold air and better from motion.

Dosage: Please note that the dosage of single homoeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once in a week, month or even in a longer period. We strongly recommend that the medication should be taken as per the physician’s advice.

What is Abrotanum CH?

Abrotanum CH is a Homoeopathic Dilution made from Southernwood. It is indicated in chilblains, gout, haemorrhoids, hydrocele, rheumatism, worms.

What are uses/benefits of Abrotanum CH?

It indicated in marasmus, especially of lower extremities only, yet with good appetite. Metastasis. Rheumatism following checked diarrh?a. Ill effects of suppressed conditions especially in gouty subjects. Tuberculous peritonitis. Exudative pleurisy and other exudative processes. After operation upon the chest for hydrothorax or empyaemia, a pressing sensation remains.

How to use Abrotanum CH?

It is to be taken as an internal medicine. Please note that the dosage of single homoeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once a week, month or even in a longer period. We strongly recommend that the medication should be taken as per the physician?s advice.

What are the side effects of Abrotanum CH?

No known side effects reported.

What precautions to take before using Abrotanum CH?


How long should I take Abrotanum CH?

Until the symptoms improve or as per the Physicians prescription.

Is Abrotanum CH safe for children?


Is it safe to use Abrotanum CH during pregnancy?


Manufactured in India by Dr. Willmar Schwabe India Pvt. Ltd. A-36, Sector-60, Uttar Pradesh, Noida – 201304.

Country of Origin: India.

Registered office Address: Dr. Willmar Schwabe India Pvt. Ltd. H-36, Green Park Extension, New Delhi, Pin: 110016.


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