Drosera Rotundifolia 30, 200 Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

Drosera Rotundifolia 30, 200, 1M Uses, Benefits, Dosage and Side Effects

Drosera Rotundifolia is commonly known as Sundew and is well proved by Dr.Hanemann and Dr.Tyler.

It belongs to the family Droseraceae, the crude substance for preparation is the leaves, it contains the highest concentration of vitamin C. The plant is abundantly found all over Europe

This is wonderful medicine for treating whooping cough and it has got an important action of treating tubercular infection, particularly of bones and glands.

Drosera Rotundifolia is a great homeopathic remedy as it has its influence on the pneumo-gastric nerve, it has wonderful curative power in diseases affecting lungs like spasmodic cough, bones, and glands.

Drosera Rotundifolia Constitution/Personality 

Drosera Rotundifolia is more of a specific remedy for whooping cough, and tuberculosis infection in young people.

This is suitable for persons with tubercular diathesis.

The patient suffers from frequent colds, are very sensitive to cold, cannot tolerate cold in any form, very chilly patient thermally.

Guiding symptoms of Drosera Rotundifolia

Drosera Rotundifolia is one of the best remedies for nocturnal cough, in young persons who suffer from phthisis.

There is violent spasmodic cough aggravated at midnight, by warmth, by drinking, by singing, by laughing, weeping, and lying down.

The patient has violent paroxysms whooping cough which follows each other rapidly, is scarcely able to get a breath.

There is a deep sounding in the chest when coughing and hoarse barking cough that is aggravated after midnight, during, or after measles.

This is indicated for treating spasmodic cough with, gagging, retching and vomiting.

This is useful in treating the titillating cough in children that begins as soon as the head touches the pillow, as the child goes to bed, at night.

This is a wonderful remedy in treating the nocturnal cough of young persons in phthisis there are bloody or purulent sputa.

The cough is aggravated by warmth, drinking, singing, laughing, weeping, lying down, and after midnight.

During cough, there is vomiting of water, mucus, and often bleeding at the nose and mouth, one of the particular indications of Drosera Rotundifolia is the sensation of the feather in the larynx, exciting cough.

This is mostly indicated when there is cramping and constriction in the throat causing difficulty in swallowing solids.

This is the remedy indicated in treating Clergyman’s sore throat; with rough, scraping, dry sensation deep in the fauces, the voice becomes hoarse, deep, toneless, cracked, and requires exertion to speak.

This is used by many homeopaths to treat laryngeal phthisis following whooping cough, there is constriction, and crawling in the larynx with hoarseness and yellow or green sputa.

This is a wonderful remedy for sciatica there is pressing pain, in the hip region, aggravated by pressure, stooping, lying on the painful side, and relieved by rising from bed.

Drosera Rotundifolia 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 

The patient suffers from great anxiety, especially in the evening and when alone.

The patient is very capricious and obstinate and falls in trifles quickly put him beside himself.

Drosera Rotundifolia is a wonderful remedy to treat people who suffer from hallucinations of ghosts, they have fear of ghosts.

Drosera Rotundifolia is a great remedy for women with restless dispositions. The patient has a great mistrust of others.

Head symptoms 

Drosera Rotundifolia is a great remedy for headaches, there is a pressive type of headache the patient feels as if the brain is to push out through the forehead and zygoma, along with stupefaction and qualmishness.

This is indicated for headache in which there is an outward throbbing sensation in the entire head and hammering in the forehead.

Drosera Rotundifolia is indicated when the headache is worse from stooping and warmth and better by motion, and cold.

Eyes symptoms

Drosera Rotundifolia is useful for the eyes conditions like presbyopia, with contracted pupils and are very sensitive to light.

This is a great remedy for prostration of eyes from overexertion. There are outward stitches in the eyeballs when stooping. The eyes are dazzled by the light.

The letter runs together when reading and the lids are livid, continuously moving.

Ears symptoms

Drosera Rotundifolia is a very good remedy for advanced stages of tinnitus, there is difficulty in hearing with buzzing and roaring in the ears.

This is indicated when there is sticking and forcing in-ears, especially when swallowing.

Nose symptoms 

Drosera Rotundifolia is a wonderful remedy for treating epistaxis, the nose bleeds in the early morning and evening. The patient blows blood from the nose frequently.

There are black pores on the nose. The nose is very sensitive to sour odors and constantly dry.

Mouth symptoms 

The patient often complains of a sense of dryness in fauces, with the absence of thirst.

Drosera is useful for water brash where there is a constant collection of water in the mouth.

Drosera Rotundifolia is a wonderful remedy for bleeding from ulceration in the mouth, there is bloody saliva in the mouth. The patient hawks up yellow or green mucus frequently.

It is indicated when there is bad-smelling breath when coughing.

Face symptoms

Drosera Rotundifolia is indicated when the face is pale, with sunken eyes. Due to respiratory disorders, the face looks puffed and livid.

This is indicated to those patients who suffer from the pimply eruption on the face, with fine sticking pains on the face, the faceache is worse from pressure and touch. There are black pores on the chin.

Throat symptom

Drosera Rotundifolia is indicated in pharyngitis with sticking in the pharynx when swallowing. There is a scratching sensation in the throat from salty foods. It is indicated when there is difficult swallowing of solids, as from narrowing of the throat.

One of the particular indications of Drosera Rotundifolia is the sensation as if crumbs of bread remained in the pharynx.

This is useful in treating the persistent, irritating cough there is constant roughness and dryness in the trachea with the sensation of a soft body like a feather in the throat.

Constriction of the throat when talking. There is alternately soft and hard mucus in the trachea with inflammation of the trachea and pain when talking, it makes the voice deep and husky.

Chest symptom

Drosera Rotundifolia is a wonderful remedy for a cough from contraction of the lower abdomen, ringing cough, as from dryness in the trachea during coughing the chest is compressed, the patient must press thereon with his hands.

When singing, there is biting in the larynx, caused by smoking or drinking.

This is a wonderful remedy for violent whooping cough there are periodically recurring cough attacks of barking cough every 1-3 hours.

This is useful in treating non-resonant coughing fits, which do not permit recovery even after a breath.

Drosera Rotundifolia is a wonderful remedy for hemoptysis of bright red, foamy or black, and coagulated blood. There is greenish expectoration after a painful whooping cough.

This is indicated when there is pressure on the sternum that causes festering pain in the chest.

Heart symptoms

Drosera Rotundifolia is useful when there is pain in the sternum but it is mostly due to continuous suffering from whooping cough.

Stomach symptoms

Drosera Rotundifolia is indicated when there is thirst in the early morning. There is thirst during the heat, but not during the chill stage in tuberculosis infections. Drosera Rotundifolia is indicated when there is an aversion to pork.

This is indicated when there is a bitter taste in the mouth when eating bread. The food is tasteless.

This is useful in treating acidity when there is nausea, after eating fatty food, there is retching frequently.

Drosera Rotundifolia is a wonderful remedy for vomiting there is nightly vomiting of bile, sometimes of only water. There is early morning, vomiting of mucus and food, when the patient has a cough during or after coughing, there is vomiting of blood.

This is a great remedy for contractive pain in the stomach, when coughing, it compels him to press upon the spot with his hands.

Drosera Rotundifolia is a great remedy for gastralgia, with pain as if drawing inwards with the vomiting, there is constriction and bellyache after sour nightly urination.

Abdomen and Rectum symptoms

Drosera Rotundifolia is a wonderful remedy for frequent evacuations of sanguineous mucus, with cutting pains in the rectum; after the stool, pain in the abdomen and small of the back.

Urinary symptoms

Drosera Rotundifolia has got a wonderful action on urinary organs, the patient wants to go to urination frequently with scanty emissions, often drop by drop. There is the emission of urine at night.

This is indicated in diabetes, causing frequent urinary symptoms like brownish urine of a strong smell, at times it is watery, inodorous urine with the fetid stool of white mucus.

Male symptoms

Drosera Rotundifolia is not much related to male genitalia, it is useful when the patient suffers from impotence due to tuberculosis.

Female symptoms 

Drosera Rotundifolia has a wonderful action on female genitals when the patient suffers from suppressed menses, they are too late

This is indicated in leucorrhoea, with cramps in the abdomen that are labor-like compelling the patient to bend forward, better by stooping.

Hand and Leg symptoms

Drosera Rotundifolia is indicated when there are Sciatic pains with gnawing, sticking pain in hip joints. There is pressing pain in the hip region, aggravated from pressure, stooping, lying on the painful side, and relieved after rising from bed.

This is useful in the paralytic weakness of bones there is bruised sensation in limbs.

There is soreness of limbs upon which he lies as if the bed were too hard. Drosera Rotundifolia is a wonderful remedy for rapid emaciation of limbs with galloping and laryngeal phthisis.

It is useful in conditions of hands and legs that occur after epileptic attacks with twitching limbs, they are followed by sleepiness and expectoration of blood.

Most symptoms of extremities are intensified at night and toward morning, as well as from warmth and during rest.

Drosera Rotundifolia is a top-listed medicine for tuberculosis of bone there is gnawing, sticking pains through all long bones, worse during rest.

Back symptoms

Drosera Rotundifolia is a wonderful remedy for tuberculosis of the spine, there are spinal caries and extreme deformities of the spine there is stiffness at the nape of the neck, with pains during movement.

This is indicated to treat back pains as if sprained,bruise-like pains in the back, particularly early in the morning.; the patient cannot wake -up, there is lameness and paralysis of the back.

Skin symptoms

This is indicated for Skin conditions like dermatitis with intense itching when undressing, when scratched it easily peels off on slight scratching.

This is a wonderful remedy in treating corrosive itching and painful soreness on the scalp, particularly in dandruff conditions, better by rubbing.

Fever symptoms

This is the remedy for tubercular low-grade fever the pulse, is unchanged, with the chill causing cold pale face, and cold extremities.

During chills there is shuddering during rest, it seems too cold everywhere, even in bed. Drosera Rotundifolia is indicated for chill by day and heat by night.

This is a great fever remedy with heat almost entirely on the face and head, there is increased warmth of the upper part of the body in the evening.

This is an important remedy for intermittent fever with a sore throat and inclination to vomit.

This is indicated when the patient complains of warm sweat, at night, especially, after midnight and in the morning, most profuse on the face but cold feeling, on the forehead.


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

Drosera Rotundifolia patient has all complaints worse after midnight, on lying down, on getting warm in bed, on drinking, on singing, and by laughing.

Amelioration By

The conditions of Drosera Rotundifolia by rising in case of sciatica, by rubbing in case of dandruff, headache are better by motion, and all complaints are better by cold.

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 Drosera Rotundifolia are Sulphur, Veratrum-album.

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 Drosera Rotundifolia are Coral,Cuprum .met,


These are the remedies that are suitable to be used together. Drosera Rotundifolia s compatible with Cina,Ipecac,Sambucus.

Antidoted by 

The bad effects of Drosera Rotundifolia are antidoted by Camphora.

Drosera Rotundifolia Dosage & Potencies

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

Drosera Rotundifolia 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. 

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

Drosera Rotundifolia 200 Uses

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

Drosera Rotundifolia 1M Uses

This is very high potency. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Drosera Rotundifolia 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.

Drosera Rotundifolia Q (Mother Tincture) Uses

The mother tincture of Drosera Rotundifolia is used by many homeopaths to treat leucorrhoea in females, and sciatica pains that needs frequent repetition.

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

Drosera Rotundifoli 3X/6X Uses

This lower potency of Drosera Rotundifolia works well to treat the conditions like gastralgia and dysmenorrhoea has a therapeutic effect on patients suffering from obesity.

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

Clinical Indication of Drosera Rotundifolia

  • Coryza
  • Cough
  • Amblyopia
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Catarrh
  • Consumption
  • Cough
  • Coxalgia
  • Epilepsy
  • Haemorrhage
  • Headache
  • Laryngitis
  • Measles
  • Nausea
  • Phthisis
  • Sciatica
  • Vomiting
  • Whooping-cough

Drosera Rotundifolia 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 Drosera Rotundifolia are seen, like if the patient is allergic to the content of crude medicinal substance, there are usually minor skin rashes, then it can be antidoted by Camphora.

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