Lemna Minor 30, 200, 1M, Q – Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

Lemna Minor 30, 200, 1M, Q - Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Lemna minor is a remedy for diseases mostly for complaints like Asthma, nose, affections, Ozaena and nasal Polypus, and Rhinitis.

The tincture of the whole fresh plant is prepared, and the whole fresh plant is ground and pounded to a pulp.

It is commonly known as Duckweed and whole fresh plant is used for its preparation.

In this medicine mother tincture is prepared which is further potentized and Dilutions are prepared with alcohol. It is prepared from a whole fresh plant, the plant is used for its preparation, which is chopped and pounded to extract juice that contains active principle in it.

Its pulp extract from the whole plant products is taken, and this juice is mixed with equal parts of alcohol.

When the whole fresh plant is taken ground and pounded, then the pulp is used in adequate proportion, potentized, and proved according to the doctrine of proving it becomes one of the most valuable remedies in the field of homeopathy.

It is a wonderful remedy for the vegetable kingdom, belongs to the family Lemnaceae or Pistiaceae, and is employed by following all the principles and laws of homeopathy.

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

Lemna Minor Constitution /Personality

Lemna minor is a remedy, best suited for people with light hair, fair complexion with a weak, immune system.

It is a wonderful remedy often given for nasal polyps and adenoid affections in children.

Guiding Symptoms of Lemna Minor

Lemna minor is one of the best remedies for its action, on the upper respiratory system making it an invaluable remedy in treating asthma and nasal polyps and respiratory diseases.

It is a remedy, the common duckweed, with its brilliant green leaf and bladder-like float.

Some tentative clinical experiments proved that Lemna had a very definite affinity for the nose, acting beneficially in cases of nasal obstruction and catarrh with or without polypus.

It is a wonderful remedy for Foul smell from the nose and foul taste in the morning upon waking are indications; also aggravation in damp weather, especially in heavy rains.

Burnett has recorded several cases of polypus in which immense relief was given by Lemna by shrinkage of the swelling, thus helping in cases of nasal polyps.

It is a wonderful remedy for bad cases of nasal polypi the tendency is for the growths to fill up the cavities formed by removal, and, consequently, relief

It is a wonderful remedy for Asthma from nasal obstruction aggravation in wet weather has been cured by it.

It is a top-listed remedy for very chronic catarrh in a woman and at the same time, it makes her tolerant of the smell of strong-scented flowers, which she cannot bear before.

It is a remedy used by homeopaths to treat aggravated nasal catarrh. The patient in the morning filled two pocket handkerchiefs with yellow defluxion before he could get his nose clear.

Lemna minor is the best remedy in atrophic rhinitis when crusts and mucopurulent discharge are very abundant.

Lemna Minor 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 

Lemna minor is a wonderful, remedy for mental conditions, there is mental weakness and tiredness in a person due to long suffering from nasal disorders.

Head Symptoms 

Lemna minor is a great remedy for headaches there is a severe headache mostly accompanied by a blocked nose, and unable to breathe.

It is a wonderful remedy for headaches with dullness and heaviness in the head and is accompanied by nose block.

There is Over-sensitiveness to odors and it leads to headaches and rhinitis.

It is a wonderful remedy for flitting pains in the head and legs, with pains in the eyes during heavy rain, drowsy by day, and restless at night.

It is a wonderful remedy for stress-induced headaches as too much thinking produces headaches and sleeplessness.

The eyelids are red, and burning along with lachrymation and there is difficult hearing as occurs in cases of allergic rhinitis.

Nose Symptoms

It is a wonderful remedy for nasal conditions there is itching tingling in the nose and contractive smarting.

It is a wonderful remedy for foul smells in the nose or loss of smell.

It is a remedy prescribed by many homeopaths for the Smell of strong-scented flowers before intolerable but can now be tolerated.

It is a wonderful rem,edy for nose block where there is a feeling of cold in the nose better, and the sense of obstruction in the nose is nearly gone.

It is a top listed remedy for Nose blocked with polypi, that becomes almost cleared with Lemna.’

It is a wonderful remedy for Nasal polypi in patients markedly aggravated in wet weather; after taking Lemna for s month could breathe quite comfortably.

It is a great remedy for Polypi which swell in wet weather.

It is a remedy used by many homeopaths to treat the hardening of nostrils plugged by swollen turbinates.

It is a great remedy for Ozaena since childhood in kids there is odor most offensive; bad taste; takes cold easily in the night air or damp.

Conditions like bowels and catamenia irregularly are greatly relieved by Lemna.

It is a top-listed remedy for Post-nasal ulceration high up, dry feeling at the top of the throat with flatulence.

It is wonderful remedy for catarrhal pharyngitis on taking lemna minor ofr two weaks the nose is less blocked and better in every respect.

It is an excellent remedy for colic and diarrhea along with stuffiness of the nose and it relieves an attack of diarrhea.

It is a wonderful remedy for turbinate bones swollen.

It is a remedy for right-side deafness of the ear when a crust forms in the right nostril, pain like a string extends from the right nostril to the right ear, which is deaf Lemna minor will greatly relieve such symptoms.

It is a wonderful remedy for allergic rhinitis where there is excessive catarrh with frequent sneezing attacks.

It is a wonderful remedy for atrophic rhinitis where there is profuse yellow defluxion, and in atrophic rhinitis, there are crusts and mucopurulent discharge very abundant, with fetor.

It is a wonderful remedy for obstruction of nostrils, that is alternately accompanied by fluent coryza, making it a very effective remedy in influenza; hay fever.

Eyes Symptoms

It is a great remedy for the eyes, there is a painful weakness and redness, and irritation of the eyes with burning smarting in the eyes as an after-effect of nasal blockage and nasal catarrh.

It is a wonderful remedy for allergic redness of the eyes, especially when waking up in the morning.

Ear Symptoms

Lemna minor is a wonderful remedy for deafness as if there were a band over the right ear.

It is a wonderful remedy for rumming, gurgling, and detonation in ears along with boring parotids that occurs as a side effect of chronic nasal blockage due to nasal polyps.

Face Symptom

Lemna minor is indicated in cases where the face is pallid, dullish, and sickly looks changed to a healthy complexion.

There are blue circles around the eyes.

The face has a dull look as the person is tired due to recurrent nose blocks and polyps.

Mouth Symptom

Lemna minor is a wonderful remedy for conditions of the mouth where there is a severe fetor smell from the mouth as an effect of frequent nose block ad also from post-nasal drip.

The patient cannot bear anything hot in the mouth, and the tongue feels sore as if full of blisters.

It is a great remedy for dryness of the mouth without thirst and copious accumulation of foul-smelling saliva in the mouth.

Throat Symptom

Lemna minor is indicated in throat conditions where there is symptoms of pharyngitis a pain in the throat as if caused by a plug or an internal swelling during deglutition and at other times.

It is a wonderful remedy for catarrhal pharyngitis on taking Lemna minor for two weeks the nose is less blocked and better in every respect.

It is a wonderful remedy for the Sensation of intense dryness in the pharynx and larynx that occurs in atrophic rhinitis.

It is a wonderful; remedy for dropping foul secretion from posterior nares.

Chest Symptom

It is a wonderful remedy for cough in the chest, there is respiration which is obstructed as if there were a blockage in the chest.

It is a beautiful remedy for asthma the patient has short, difficult, respiration with pressure on the chest and a burning sensation in the chest.

It is a wonderful remedy for inflammation of the pleura there is a catarrhal condition of the chest, especially when drawing breath and coughing, which disturbs sleep at night and does not permit lying on the side.

All the respiratory and chest complaints are more in wet and rainy weather.

Heart Symptom

It is a wonderful remedy for heart conditions where there is palpitation of the heart with pulsation throughout the body.

Stomach Symptoms

Lemna minor is a great remedy for Stomach symptoms, there is acidity with a taste bitter or a sickly rancid taste in the mouth.

It is a wonderful remedy for gastric complaints that occur mostly in rainy weather.

Abdomen and Rectum symptoms

Lemna minor is a wonderful remedy for a distended abdomen there is chronic acidity, indigestion,  belching, and many other digestive disorders, there are twisting pains in the bowels, followed by diarrhea.

It is a wonderful remedy for IBS where there is borborygmi and rumbling and disturbance in the bowels.

It is a great remedy for Diarrhoea with pains across the bowels as from flatus and is aggravated after eating; with very putrid teeth.

It is a great remedy for Diarrhoea, the bowels are acted freely with much heat in the anus.

The stools are watery smelling and putrid and there is a great disposition to morning diarrhea.

It is a remedy for abdominal disorders where the particular symptoms are a feeling of tightness in the stomach due to gas accumulation, the stomach feeling bloated and there is morning diarrhea.

Male Symptoms 

It is a great remedy for its action on the male genital system, there is an in the testes, with catarrhal and gleet discharge, post gonorrhea.

It is a remedy for diminished sexual desire, there are tensive and painful erections, and without desire for conditions, the patient is much troubled with the symptoms of nasal blockage and asthma, as well as rhinitis.

Female Symptoms 

Lemna minor has got wonderful action on the female genitals, it is indicated for female disorders where who have menses too late; it comes in fits and starts.

The intermittent flow of menses due to transient and localized congestion of the womb alternates with a chronic anemic state causing the catarrhal condition of the uterus, flow is exhausting and last for many days.

Hands and Legs symptoms

It is a wonderful remedy for weariness and heaviness in all the limbs, aggravated towards evening, obliging her to lie down.

It is a wonderful remedy for the coldness of the limbs, there are painful drawings in limbs as if in the marrow of bones, with an inclination to stretch limbs, ameliorated by repose.

It is a great remedy for the painful sensation of elbow and knee joints that occurs mostly in wet, rainy weather.

Back Symptoms

It is indicated to treat pain in the back, and pains in the back, mostly in wet, rainy weather.

There is a burning-tingling stinging sensation between the scapulae, and there are stitches in rapid succession on the right side of the back as if the back is locked and unable to move.

Fever Symptoms

Lemna minor is a wonderful remedy for fever where the chill predominates; from allergic rhinitis and pharyngitis.

There is the sensation of nose block and post nasal drip that causes irritation in the throat and a blocked feeling has to struggle to hawk out mucus.

Skin Symptoms

Lemna minor is a remedy, best suited when the skin is dry, like parchment, the skin becomes dull, and full loss of luster.


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 Lemna minor is worse, in cold and cold drinks, and wet, rainy weather.

All the complaints get aggravated by the wet weather.

The condition of Lemna was minor aggravated towards evening, and on waking up.

Gastric complaints are aggravated by food, especially after eating.

Amelioration By

The conditions of the Lemna minor are better by rest and lying down.

Joint symptoms are better by rest and lying down.

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 Lemna minor are Colchicum; Nux vomica.

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 Lemna minor are Dulcamara in cases of damp surroundings and foggy weather.

In nasal catarrh it is similar to Teucrium ,calcarea carbonica ,allium cepa .

Remedies similar to Lemna minor in caes of the Nasal polypus are Thuja occidentalis.

In ozaena remedies similar to Lemna minor are Aurum, and Kali-bichromicum.

Anacardium is similar to Lemna Minor in cases of bad smell in the nose.

Follows well

Remedies that follow well after Lemna minor are Calcarea Carbonica, Mercurius solubilis, and Psorinum.

Antidoted by 

The bad effects of Lemna minor are antidoted by Camphor.

 Lemna Minor Dosage & Potencies

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

Lemna Minor 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 nasal polyps.

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

Lemna Minor 200 Uses

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

Lemna Minor 1M Uses

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

Lemna Minor Q (Mother Tincture) Uses

The mother tincture of Lemna minor is used by many homeopaths to relieve the symptoms associated with allergic rhinitis, and nasal polyps.

Mother Tincture is a homeopathic medicine that is used for the treatment of asthma.

Mother tincture should only be given when all the symptoms of Lemna minor 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. 

Lemna Minor 3X/6X Uses

This lower potency of Lemna minor works well to treat conditions like pharyngitis and right-side earaches, it 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.

The clinical indication of Lemna minor

● Coryza

● Nasal polypus


● Dyspepsia

● Earache

● Deafness

● Hay asthma

● Headache

● Hay fever

● Influenza

● Intermittents fevers

● Rheumatism

● Throat, sore

● Toothache

● Foul smell from mouth

● atrophic rhinitis

● allergic rhinitis

Lemna Minor 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 Lemna minor are seen mostly vomiting or skin rash, then it can be antidoted by Coffee, Camphor.


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