Common Name: Southern Wood, Lady's Love

Causes & Symptoms for Abrotanum

  • A very useful remedy in marasmus, especially of lower extremities only, yet with good appetite.
  • The most prominent symptom of Abrotanum is weakness in lower extremities.
  • It has also an intense indigestion and morbid appetite.
  • There are burning, gnawing, constricting pains, and sometimes vomiting of offensive matters.
  • A peculiar sensation is as if the stomach were hanging or swimming in water.
  • Another great characteristic of Abrot. is metastasis, metastatic rheumatism.
  • There is a sudden aching pain in back better by motion.
  • Symptoms are worse at night and in cold air.
  • The face is wrinkled, pale, old-looking, feels cold, blue rings round eyes.
  • It is suited to affections of newborn children, and especially little boys, hydrocele, epistaxis, emaciation.
  • There is Oozing of blood and moisture from navel of newborn.
  • Person with gnawing hunger, craves bread boiled in milk, ravenous appetite, gastralgia with loss of appetite is marked.


  • Person with Great anxiety and depression.
  • Abrotanum Child is cross, depressed, very peevish.
  • Person Feels she would like to do something cruel, no humanity.
  • Thinking difficult, feels as if brain softening.
  • Abrotanum person is excited, loquacious, like shouting, good-humored.


  • Cannot hold the head up.
  • The left brain seems especially weak, easily tired by conversation or mental effort.
  • There is sensation as of creeping chills, accompanied by prickling sensation.
  • Scalp is sore, especially left side accompanied with itching.


  • Person with blue rings around dull-looking eyes.


  • Nose is dry and bleeds easily can be checked by Abrotanum.


  • Face wrinkled, as if old, comedones, with emaciation is seen.


  • Sensation as if stomach were hanging or swimming in water, with coldness.
  • Pains is cutting, gnawing, burning and worse at night.


  • There is great distension of abdomen, weak, sinking feeling in bowels.
  • Sensation of hard lumps in different parts of abdomen.

Stool and Anus

  • Food which passes undigested is relieved with Abrotanum
  • Rheumatism after suddenly checked diarrhoea is checked by Abrotanum.
  • Abrotanum is useful in complaints of alternate diarrhoea and constipation.
  • It is useful in protruding piles, with burning, from touch or when pressing.
  • It is helpful in complaint of worms, especially ascarides.

Male Sexual Organs

  • Abrotanum is indicated for hydrocele of children.

Female Sexual Organs

  • There is darting pain in left ovary, twitching in both ovarian regions, seems to extend to back.

Respiratory Organs

  • Cold air causes a raw feeling in respiratory tract is relieved by Abrotanum.

Heart and Pulse

  • There is pain across chest sharp and severe in region of heart, rheumatism.
  • Metastasis of rheumatism to heart is checked by Abrotanum.
  • Abrotanum is indicated for weak and small pulse.


  • Pains in sacrum is relieved by it.


  • It is well indicated when there is inability to move, marasmus of lower extremities.
  • Soreness and lameness, worse in mornings is well relieved by Abrotanum.
  • Chilblains itch, frost-bitten limbs, Gout in wrists and ankles is relieved by it.


  • Person with Flabby, hangs loose, marasmus.


  • Restlessness, frightful dreams is well marked symptom of Abrotanum.


  • Weak, sickly feeling, when excited, trembling, Lame and sore all over is marked.
  • Abrotanum is indicated for people who feel Weak and prostrated after influenza.
  • Numbness is well relieved.

Side effects of Abrotanum

There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given. 

Dosage and rules while taking Abrotanum

Take 10 drops in half cup of water three times a day.

We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.

Most effective with

  • Bryonia and Baryta Carb follows Abrotanum well.
  • In pluerisy, after Aconite and Bryonia, Abrotanum follows well
Abrotanum Q Mother Tincture - 30 ml

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