Aloe Socotrina 30, 200, 1M Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

Aloe Socotrina 30, 200, 1M Uses, Benefits, Dosage and Side Effects

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Aloe socotrina is a wonderful homeopathic remedy used as purgatives. It is a vegetable kingdom remedy that belongs to the family Liliaceae, and is commonly known as ‘Socotrine Aloes’.

The word ‘aloe’ has been originated from the Arabic word ‘alloch’ which means a shining bitter substance. It is an excellent remedy for the re-establishment of the physiological equilibrium after much drugging.

Aloe socotrina came into the existence of homeopathy after the proving made by Dr. Hering. The plant can grow in the poor grade of soil. It is found growing upon the seashore of the Indian ocean and the island of Socotra.

The medicine is made after the preparation of the mother tincture from the juice of the plant leaves.

It is a remedy for the lazy person who lives a sedentary life, women of relaxed phlegmatic habits, and old beer drinkers.

Aloe Socotrina Constitution/Personality 

Aloe socotrina is the remedy that is specially adapted to old people and those who have hypochondriac temperaments.

It is best suited for an indolent, weary person, slow and lazy. They are the person who is averse to mental or physical labor and have mental labor fatigue.

Guiding symptoms of Aloe socotrina 

Aloe socotrina has a strong purgative action, and mainly acts on the mucus membrane of the colon. It acts as a tonic and in small doses, it increases the secretion of the gastrointestinal tract and liver.

It is a top-listed remedy for morning diarrhea caused by eating and drinking oysters and beer. The patient has to run immediately after eating and drinking with a want of confidence in sphincter ani. It is indicated when patients feel weakness and loss of power of the sphincter ani.

Because it has great action on the mucus membrane of the colon, that is why it is highly effective in treating constipation for several days. There is no desire for stools for several days and passes only flatus without a stool.

Aloe socotrina is indicated when only gases pass before the stool with sensation as if stool would pass with gases which are very offensive and burning.

It is also indicated for treating hemorrhoids that are blue and like a bunch of grapes. It is one of the characteristic symptoms of piles of Aloes. There is constant pain in the rectum with general itching and burning in the anus.

Medicine Uses

This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-

Mind symptoms 

Aloe socotrina is indicated to those patients who have a great disinclination to mental labor. There is an aversion to doing any kind of mental and physical which makes them more fatigued. They think that their life is a burden for them.

Patients are dissatisfied and angry about themselves or their complaints especially when constipated. The patient becomes irritable, hateful, discontented, and dissatisfied and his conduct repels others also. The patient may become particularly angry if somebody expresses a different opinion.

The mental state of Aloe’s patients can go up and down easily and have alternating states. At one time he can be excited easily, his face gets flushed, the mind racing with thoughts and in the next instance, a change can take place and leads him to the state of lassitude and indifference.

Immediately after meal, he sat down by himself, without speaking and without any desire for mental and physical exertions, meditating and wrapped up in himself, as after sickness and fit of anger.

Head symptoms 

Aloe socotrina has peculiar vertigo. There is a paroxysm of vertigo, the patient feels as if everything whorled about him, it gets worse on going upstairs and on turning the head quickly.

It is indicated when a patient has a headache after gripping the bowel and after stool. Headache in the morning following an incomplete evacuation of the bowels, lasting until the second follows.

There is congestion of the head with a sensation of dull pressure throughout the whole head when walking. Headache becomes worse with every footstep with the heaviness of eyes and nausea.

Headaches are worse from heat and better from the cold application. Headache alternating with lumbago and mainly after insufficient stool is characteristic symptoms of this medicine.

Eyes symptoms

Aloe socotrina can be given to the patients who complain of the heaviness of the eyes with aching above the forehead and nausea.

There is sensitive pressure in the orbits and burning pain in the eyes as if a fine current of hot air is passed through it.

It is also indicated in conjunctivitis. There is an increased congestive condition of the ordinarily somewhat reddened conjunctiva of the lids. There is dim cloudy vision, as if from want of sleep.

Ears symptoms

Aloe socotrina is indicated when there is drawing, sticking pain in the inner ear with a slight twinning kind of pain in the right ear. Patients complain about pressing the teeth together, there is a sensation of numbness behind the ear that draws on the lower jaw.

It is also indicated when there is frequent ringing and buzzing in the ears. There is peculiar sensitivity towards music which makes the patient tremble.

There is cracking noise sensed inside the ear by the patients while chewing and moving the jaws, almost like breaking of the glass, explosion and clashing in the ears.

Nose symptom

Aloe socotrina is an effective remedy for treating the dryness of the nose in the morning after waking. The nose becomes red and the tip becomes cold in the cold open air. There is also burning in the nostrils along with dryness.

It is also indicated in dry, fluent coryza with frequent sneezing in the morning and watery mucus from the nose. Discharge of copious mucus which soon becomes thick.

Sometimes this dryness of the nostrils can cause epistaxis in children mostly in the morning after waking. In such conditions, Aloe socotrina is effective to give relief.

Mouth symptoms 

Aloe socotrina is indicated when there is yellow-white discoloration of the tongue with so much pain in it due to ulcers on the tongue.

The concave edges of the teeth seem sharp and hurt the tongue and cause an ulcer on the tongue. When moving the tongue there are stitches from below to the tip that make the tongue difficult to protrude.

There is marked dryness of the mouth along with the dryness of lips with increased thirst. The patient also complains of an accumulation of metallic taste in the mouth in the morning after waking.

Face symptoms

The patients are very sensitive to the coldness of the weather; hence their faces appear very pale, sunken, and sickly. There is confusedness and painfulness of the whole left half of the face, with dry and cracked lips, has a white appearance, if it is not moistened frequently by the tongue.

Aloe socotrina is indicated to the patients having a dry, parched lip, scurfy, swollen, and pain. Patients are obliged to lick the lips frequently with their tongues to keep them moistened.

The face becomes very red and increased warmth as the temperature increases. There is periodic, burning heat of the face with pressure in the temples.

Throat symptoms

Aloe socotrina is an effective remedy for treating many throat affections including hoarseness, infection, inflammation, and soreness in the throat.

There is a scraping sensation in the throat provoking the cough, with dryness and inflammation-causing difficulty in swallowing. There is a pain in the throat as if the soft palate and uvula are swollen patient is inclined to expectorate due to irritation in the pharynx a thick mucus from the throat.

Patients also complain as if their throat is constricted, there is a sense of fullness in the pharynx with empty eructation. There is the sensation of rawness and swelling especially felt while swallowing.

Chest symptom

Aloe socotrina is the remedy that is clinically indicated to treat dyspnoea or painful breathing. There is constriction with periodic pressure and squeezing in the chest that impeding respiration.

The pressure on the chest is like he would choke. The anterior portion of the chest and the sides up into the axilla are painful to touch as if beaten and the forepart of the chest also becomes painful on deep inspiration.

Aloe socotrina is indicated for dry cough produced due to scraping in the throat. A dry cough is sometimes provoked by the determination of blood to the chest.

There is constant expectoration, caused by tickling and scraping in the larynx, sometimes associated with blood in the sputum.

Heart symptoms

Aloe socotrina is suitable for patients who are obese and live a sedentary life, they are at high risk to develop many cardiac-related issues like myocardial infarction. There are stitches in the cardiac region on deep inspiration.

It is indicated when the heart’s action becomes strong, quicker, and palpitation with stitches in the chest. The pulse becomes rapid, slow, intermittent, irregular in force and frequency.

Stomach symptoms.

Aloe socotrina is one of the top listed medicines for indigestion. There is an imbalance between appetite, eating, and the function of digestion. The stomach gets disordered from beer and the wrong diet.

It is indicated when patients complain of increased appetite even having diarrhea. He feels hungry after every stool, with an empty sensation in the stomach. The patient also feels thirsty during eating and there is bitter eructation in the mouth after drinking water.

It is used to treat excessive flatulence, which is offensive and burning. There is a rising of flatulence towards the throat, with sensation as if vomiting were coming on. Patients are inclined to vomit after sour thing.

It is indicated when the patient feels a troublesome sense of the fulness in the region of the stomach after eating and drinking something sour. There is distension epigastrium and both hypochondria that gets relieved by eructation and by the passage of the flatus.

Abdomen and Rectum symptoms

Aloe socotrina is an effective medicine for abdominal colic before and during stool. There is cutting, griping pain in the right lower portion of the abdomen, and get ceased after stool leaving the patient in profuse sweating and extreme weakness.

There are single stitches in the hepatic or the region of the liver, and the stitches move from the hepatic region into the chest on deep inspiration.

Aloe socotrina is also indicated clinically to treat ulcerative colitis. There is a sense of fullness, distension, and heat of the whole abdomen due to inflammation and ulceration of the intestinal mucus membrane.

It is used to treat yellowish morning diarrhea with painful sensation and distension in the abdomen. Along with diarrhea, there is the passage of frequent, loud, and offensive flatus with much burning in the anus after passage.

Aloe socotrina is also indicated for obstinate constipation for several days. There is weakness or loss of power of the sphincter ani, which is incompletely closed after stool so keeping the anus clean was difficult.

It is also indicated for treating hemorrhoids that are blue and like a bunch of grapes. It is one of the characteristic symptoms of piles of Aloes. There is constant pain in the rectum with general itching and burning in the anus.

Urinary symptoms

Aloe socotrina is also effective in treating many urinary-related disorders like urinary tract infection, haematuria or blood in urine, dysuria or painful urination, and frequent micturition.

It is indicated when the patient complains of an increase in the frequency of micturition both day and night but very little urine is passed. There is frequent micturition day and night with copious and light-colored urine.

Urine is scanty, dark, and sometimes pale with copious, white, yellow sediments present in it, and having a putrid ammoniacal smell calls for this remedy Aloe socotrina.

Male symptoms

Aloe socotrina is indicated to the patients who are indolent and are averse to doing physical work. The most common complaint seen in patients related to male sexual disorder is impotency. The patient has no desire and excitement for coition with erectile dysfunction.

There is neither desire nor erection that makes the patient disappointed from their performance in sex. There is involuntary emission during sleep followed by excitement and erection. All these symptoms are characterized by Aloe socotrina that can do wonders to treat such a condition.

Female symptoms 

Aloe socotrina is a valuable remedy for uterine hemorrhage with a feeling of great heaviness of the uterus and a sensation of plug above it. The uterus is always feeling too heavy and engorged as if a hemorrhage would take place at any time.

Aloe socotrina is also indicated in treating profuse leucorrhoea with much pain in the back and uterine region. It is used to treat menstrual irregularities; menses appear too early and remain long-lasting and have dark red clots in them.

Hand and Leg symptoms

Aloe socotrina is a suitable remedy for patients who complain of weariness and heaviness of their extremities. Coldness and numbness of the extremities are the prominent symptoms of Aloe socotrina.

There are almost all kinds of pain in the extremities as if bruised and dislocated. There is drawing pain in the palm, fingers, and wrist joint. On stretching the hand, it feels as if the nerves were too short, and were dragged like an electric shock.

There is cracking in the hip joint and drawing pain in the buttock feels especially on rising and stooping. The soles of the foot pain during rest, as if he had performed a long journey by walking. The patient wakes many times at night due to sensitive pain in the great toe as if sprained, preventing sleep at night.

Back symptoms

Aloe socotrina is indicated in cervical spondylosis. There is cracking of the cervical vertebra on moving them. The neck feels sore on motion as one of the muscles was drawn and painfully stretched. There is tension and compression in the nape of the neck, behind both ears.

Aloe socotrina is used to treat lumbago that alternates with a headache. There is severe drawing sacral pain and heaviness which involves the pelvis and acts on the rectum, especially on sitting and relieved by motion.

Back pain is mainly associated with constipation and protruding piles. Due to long sitting in the washroom to pass the stool, the patient suffers from great drawing pain in the back. In such conditions, aloe socotrina is highly indicated to get relief.

Skin symptoms

It is used to treat many skin affections like a pimple, dryness of the skin, itching, and chilblains. There are numerous, small pimples on various places, as large as the point of a pin, elevated, raw, with circumscribed redness, which itches and compels one to scratch.

The epidermis is cracked and thick matter discharges. After he had torn some hard skin from the foot too deeply, a sore resulted, suppurated slowly and didn’t heal easily.

Fever symptoms

During fever, the patient becomes very chilly and sensitive to air. Shivering throughout the whole body, it creeps through all his bones like the cold.

During the heat stage of the fever, the face becomes very red, there is burning heat on the various parts especially on the face and scalp with violent thirst during fever. Heat followed by sweat in spots and all his perspiration smells very strong.


Modalities are the factors that, increase or decrease the complaints in a patient.

They are categorized as aggravating factors and amelioration factors.

Aggravating factors make the condition of the illness worst, while the amelioration factor makes the condition of the disease better.

It can be time, any part of the day, season, position, or any applications, etc.

Aggravated By

Almost all the complaints of Aloe socotrina become worse after dysentery and in damp summer. Complaints get aggravated predominantly in the early morning and evening.

Amelioration By

Almost all the conditions of Aloe socotrina get ameliorated in cold, open-air, and by cold applications.

Relationship with Other Medicine

Complementary Medicines

This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.

The remedy complementary to Aloe socotrina is Sulphur in many chronic diseases with abdominal plethora and congestion of portal circulation.

Similar Medicines

These medicines have many similarities in action but are different in origin, which means the source from which the medicine is prepared is different.

Remedies that are similar to Aloe socotrina are – Ammo-mur; Gamb; Nux-v; Podo.

Related to

Aloe socotrina is related to, Allium cepa, Allium sat; Agave; and colch.

Antidoted by 

The bad effects of Aloe socotrina antidoted by Sulphur, mustard, Camph relieves for a while, Lyco and Nux-v relieves the earache.

Aloe socotrina Dosage & Potencies

The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.

Aloe socotrina 30 Uses

Lower potency is given when very few symptoms of the patient match with Aloe socotrina and help the doctor only to diagnose the disease condition. 

This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen. 

Aloe socotrina 200 Uses

This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Aloe socotrina are matched with the disease individuals.

Higher potencies are advisable to be not repeated very often; they act for a long duration of days, so the second dose is repeated every 7-days or every 15-days once.

Aloe socotrina 1M Uses

This is very high potency. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Aloe socotrina and that given by the patient match perfectly. 

One should not repeat 1 M potency. It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear or until any new symptoms appear.

Aloe socotrina Q (Mother Tincture) Uses

The mother tincture of Aloe is known for its purgative action and is effective in treating gastric disorders including flatulence, indigestion, diarrhea, and constipation.

It is also used as an energy booster to relieve fatigue and exhaustion. It is indicated to treat intestinal and uterine infection

Take 10 drops of mother tincture of Aloe socotrina in half a cup of water three times a day till the improvement occurs. 

Aloe socotrina 3X/6X Uses

This lower potency of Aloe socotrina works well to treat the conditions like headache, backache, abdominal colic, painful menses, impotency in males and helps in reducing irritability and depression in moods.

Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.

Clinical Indication of Aloe socotrina

  • Headache
  • Vertigo
  • Hysteria
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysentery
  • Eructation
  • Constipation
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Lumbago
  • Bronchitis
  • Anus affections of
  • Prostate affections of
  • Uterine hemorrhage
  • Menses irregularities
  • Impotency
  • Acne
  • Tenesmus

Aloe socotrina Side Effects

Homeopathic medicines are prepared by potentization where the dynamic curative power of the medication is aroused, so homeopathic medicines produce negligible side effects.

If any side effects of Aloe socotrina are seen then it can be antidoted by Camphora and Nux vomica.

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