Cyclamen Europaeum 30, 200 – Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

Cyclamen Europaeum 30, 200 - Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Cyclamen is one of the excellent remedies in homeopathy and has a traditional reputation as a remedy for the affections of the uterus and appendages.

It is in many ways analogous to Pulsatilla, from which it differs mainly in having no better from open air; and in not having thirstlessness as so frequent an accompaniment of other conditions.

It is a wonderful remedy from the vegetable kingdom. It is commonly known as sowbread and belongs to the family Primulaceae.

It is an invaluable remedy in the treatment of various female disorders, rheumatism, hemorrhages, and gastrointestinal affections.

The Mother Tincture of Cyclamen is made from the roots and underground stem (rhizome)of the plant.

Mother Tincture and trituration of the roots and underground stem of the plant is prepared and subsequent potencies are made.

The process of dynamization arouses the latent curative powers and makes Cyclamen an invaluable homeopathic medicine to serve a therapeutic purpose when given in dynamic doses.

It has attained an important position in therapeutic purposes as it is specifically used for diseases of female genitals mostly the uterus and cervix.

Cyclamen Europaeum Constitution Personality

Cyclamen is a remedy, best suited for people with phlegmatic and irritable temperaments.

It is suited to people who are thermally chilly, and who have complaints from suppressed grief, neglect of duty, and suppressed menses.

It is adapted to the person who is blonde leu-co-phlegmatic mostly pale and anemic.

Guiding Symptoms of Cyclamen Europaeum

Cyclamen is one of the best remedies for female disorders with deranged menses the woman is pale and chlorotic, and all complaints are attended with headache, vertigo, and dimness of vision.

It has been used clinically mainly in the treatment of menstrual, menses that are too early or profuse, black, and clotted better and during flow.

The special indication for it is an aversion to open air, the patient dreads open air, coryza, and cough relief in the open air.

It is a wonderful remedy for fever when there is no thirst all day but it occurs in the evening during fever.

It is a wonderful remedy for stomach complaints when there is satiety after a few mouthfuls of loathe food which causes nausea. Saliva and all food taste salty.

It is used by many homeopaths in the treatment of joints pain where there is pressure, drawing tearing of parts where the bones are least covered, such as the tibia, backs of hands

It is a great remedy for eye conditions where there is flickering before the eyes, as various colors, fiery sparks, glittering needles, visions of smoke or fog, with a headache, or while getting up from bed in the morning.

It is a great remedy for sleep disorders, there is late sleep in the evening but wakes -up early, too tired and sleepy. Disturbed by anxious and frightful dreams.

It is a wonderful remedy for burning in soles, there is burning sore pain in heels when sitting, standing, or walking in the open air.

Cyclamen Europaeum 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 

Cyclamen is a wonderful, remedy for mental conditions, the patient is irritable, peevish, morose, and ill-humored, there is great sadness, with a weeping disposition, she desires to be alone and dislikes company.

The patient suffers from changeability of mental symptoms which is the characteristic symptom of the remedy.

There is an alteration of moods such as sadness and cheerfulness, love of labor and indolence, joyous feeling, and irritability.

The memory is alternately weak and quick.

Head symptoms 

Cyclamen is a great remedy for headaches from a disordered stomach fatty food and stooping.

There is one sided headache especially in the forehead and temples, as if the brain were enveloped with a cloth and as if he had a cap on a scalp.

There is a boring, darting, pressing, and bursting headache, on rising in the morning.

The headache is aggravated by lying on the painful side, by motion, in the open air.

There is amelioration by vomiting and cold application.

It is more frequent in anemic patients with flickering eyes and dim vision.

It is indicated when there is vertigo as if the object turns in circles when walking in the open air and better in a room.

Eyes symptoms

It is a great remedy for eye conditions where there is flickering before the eyes, as various colors, fiery sparks, glittering needles, visions of smoke or fog, with a headache, or while getting up from bed in the morning.

The eye conditions are more frequent in anemic patients with flickering eyes, and dim vision.

The eyes are sleepy and difficult to open, lids are heavy.

Ear symptoms

Cyclamen is a wonderful remedy for pain in the ears there is a drawing in the ears and a diminution of hearing as if the ears were stopped.

Mouth symptom

Cyclamen is an important remedy in the treatment of increased saliva and bad taste in the mouth. The tongue is loaded with a white coating.

There is a Constant sensation of roughness and mucus in the mouth.

There is a Sensation of torpor in the upper lip as if it were hardened.

There is dryness of, the lips, without thirst.

The Mouth and throat get redder than usual.

There are Fine stitches on the surface of the tongue, with burning on the tip of the tongue in the evening.

It is indicated In the evening, when there is great dryness in the palate, with hunger and thirst.

The tonsils and palate are shriveled and white.

Face symptom

Cyclamen is indicated in the appearance of the face

Throat symptom

Cyclamen is indicated in, dryness in the throat. There is a Sensation of painful constriction in the throat. There is severe burning and scraping in the throat, with nausea.

Chest symptoms

Cyclamen can be given in cases of asthma when in the evening, there is shortness of breath, as from weakness.

There are fits of suffocation and Pressure in the sternum with the oppression of the chest, with the difficulty of respiration.

There is a Sensation of great weakness in the chest as if there was not strength enough to breathe.

There are severe Lancinations, and acute pullings in the chest, with short and difficult respiration.

Stomach symptoms

Cyclamen is a great remedy for stomach disorder where there is frequent risings, empty or acid.

There are risings, with hiccoughs, especially after a meal. It is a great remedy for Nausea, with an inclination to vomit, and uneasiness in the region of the epigastrium, as after taking fatty food, especially after dinner and supper.

There is Nausea and fullness in the chest, with unusual hunger in the morning.

There is Nausea caused by eating and drinking; could only drink lemonade without being nauseated.

It is a great remedy for Vomiting mucus followed by sleep, there is vomiting of blood.

It is a wonderful remedy for Water-brash, with nausea, esp. in the evening.

There is frequent gulping of sour, bitter fluid with vertigo; and a tendency to spasmodic vomiting.

Abdomen and Rectum symptoms

Cyclamen is a wonderful remedy for abdominal colic. It is indicated when the stool, is soft white with fullness and pressure at the pit of the stomach as if it were overloaded.

There is uneasiness in the abdomen, with nausea. The stomach complaints are due to eating fatty food, pork, coffee, and overheating.

It is a great remedy for Painful sensibility of the abdomen, on the slightest touch.

There are sudden attacks of griping pain in the stomach, with a pinching sensation.

There is a sensation of Stitches in the stomach, in the region of the liver, navel, and abdomen.

There is Borborygmi in the abdomen, immediately after a meal.

 It is a great remedy for constipation when the evacuations are hard and frequent.

The Evacuations are accompanied, by vomiting at night.

It is a great remedy for bleeding per rectum, there is Pressure in the rectum and Discharge of blood from the rectum.

There is drawing pressure in the anus, and in the perineum, from subcutaneous ulceration, when, walking or sitting.

Urinary symptoms

Cyclamen has got wonderful action on the urinary organs, There is frequent want to make water, with abundant emission of whitish urine.

It is a great remedy for cystitis where there is a shooting in the urethra when passing urine, followed by a sudden discharge of dark red urine.

Male symptoms

Cyclamen has got a wonderful action on male Sexual Organs, their impotence due to weakness and debility, and soreness of the organs.

The prepuce and corona glandis feel sore from slight rubbing.

Female symptoms 

Cyclamen has got a wonderful action on the female sexual system, it is an invaluable remedy in Catamenia too profuse and too frequent.

It is a great remedy when before menstruation at night there are labor-like pains in the stomach; the abdomen was bloated and swollen on the previous day; the menstrual blood is black and clotted.

Menses are suppressed.

It is a wonderful remedy for suppressed menses from overexertion or being overheated, the menses are too early, prolonged, and very profuse, and the character of menses is black, membranous, clotted, and flowless when moving about.

Hand and Leg symptoms

Cyclamen is a wonderful remedy for rheumatism with violent rheumatic pains and Pressure, from a hard body, on the arms, as far as the fingers, which hinders writing.

There are Tractive pains in the arms, and as far as the fingers.

It is a wonderful remedy for Cramp-like pain in small joints, there is a slow contraction of the right thumb and index figure and they have to be extended by force.

It is a great remedy for Pains in the bones of forearms, they are bruise-like, aggravated by touch, pressure, and movement.

There is Pain, as after being struck, or pain of bruising in the arms. There is Painful traction in the arms and the wrist and contraction of the fingers.

It is a wonderful remedy for Red vesicles in the joints of the fingers, preceded by violent itching, ceasing after scratching.

It is a wonderful remedy for Cramp-like pains in the thigh with red spots, as from a burn accompanied by frequent and violent itching in the calves of the legs, in the ankle bones, and the toes.

The pain of dislocation in the joints of the foot.-Sensation as if sprained in the left foot.

There is Soreness in the heels when walking and Pains of excoriation in the toes, when walking.

There is a deadness of the toes after walking with fetid sweat between the toes.

Back symptoms

Cyclamen is indicated to treat cervical spondylitis, there is severe pain in the neck, back, and limbs.

It is a wonderful remedy for Rheumatic stiffness of the nape of the neck There is a Severe drawing in Sterno-cleido-mastoid drawing head to left.

It is a wonderful remedy for rheumatism of the back with dull pains in the lumbar region.

There is Rheumatic pain and, drawing pain in muscles, pains flying pains in limbs; in hands; thighs, knees, ankles, feet, and toes.

It is indicated in case of severe drawing pain in wrists and fingers there is cutting in joints when closing hands.

It is a great remedy for rheumatism of fingers they are very stiff.

It is a great remedy for joints cracking on attempting to walk or turn.

It is one of the top-listed remedies for the treatment of Paraplegia.

There is sharp shooting pain in the back, along with the typical sensation of weight and heaviness in the pelvis.

There is a pain in the back that is aggravated by the least motion, in the open air, and by coffee drinking.

Fever symptoms

Cyclamen is a wonderful remedy for fever the

pulse is double the beats hard.

There are attacks of chilliness in the morning or evening and during the evening, there are chills with, great sensitivity to cold air or to being uncovered.

Febrile is shivering and cold, followed by heat, especially in the face, with redness, temperature changes after a meal; afterward, there is anxiety, with heat in some parts, in the back of the hand, and the nape of the neck, but not in the face.

Skin symptoms

It is a great remedy for gnawing and itching in several parts of the skin, especially when seated. There is darting and insupportable itching, in the evening in bed.


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 worse, while the amelioration factor improves the condition of the disease.

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

Aggravated By

The condition of Cyclamen gets aggravated when in the open air, cold bathing, cold air, by rest, sitting, standing, at night, before menses.

The rheumatic and gouty pains are all aggravated in the cold and open air.

Amelioration By

The conditions of the Cyclamen get better when rubbing the parts, in warm rooms, when indoors, after consuming lemonade, and during menstrual flow by moving about.

Relationship with Other Medicine

Complementary Medicines

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

The remedies complementary to Cyclamen are China, Ferrum, and Pulsatilla in chlorosis and anemic affections.

Similar Medicines

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

Remedies similar to Cyclamen are Agaricus, Causticum, and Phytolacca.

It Antidotes 

Cyclamen antidotes the ill effects of coffee.

Antidoted by 

The bad effects of Cyclamen are antidoted by Camphor, Coffee, and Pulsatilla.

Cyclamen Europaeum Uses, Dosage & Potencies

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

Cyclamen 30 Uses

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

It is of great value in the treatment of menstrual disorders, Rheumatism.

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

Cyclamen 200 Uses

This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Cyclamen match.

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.

Cyclamen 1M Uses

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

One should not repeat 1 M potencies. It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.

Cyclamen Q (Mother Tincture) Uses

The mother tincture of Cyclamen is used by many homeopaths to relieve the symptoms associated with chronic respiratory failure.

It is mainly used to relieve symptoms of anemia, and chlorosis and should only be given when all the symptoms of Cyclamen are matched with the patient’s symptoms.

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

Cyclamen 3X/6X Uses

This lower potency of Cyclamen works well to treat the conditions like dyspepsia, heel pain, and headache and has a therapeutic effect on patients suffering from such conditions.

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

Clinical Indication of Cyclamen  

  • Anaemia
  • Bones, pain
  • Chlorosis
  • Climacteric sufferings
  • Coryza
  • Diplopia
  • Dyspepsia
  • Enteralgia
  • Eyes, affections
  • Headache
  • Heel, pain
  • Hiccough
  • Menstruation disorders
  • Mental derangement
  • Pregnancy sickness
  • Prostatitis
  • Rheumatism
  • Strabismus
  • Thirstlessness
  • Urethritis
  • Vertigo
  • Weaning, complaints after
  • Writer’s-spasm

Cyclamen Europaeum 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 Cyclamen are seen mostly vomiting or skin rash, then it can be antidoted by Camphor.

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