Paeonia Officinalis 30, 200- Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

Paeonia Officinalis 30, 200- Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Paeonia officinalis is a remedy for diseases mostly for complaints like hemorrhoids, ciliary neuralgia, bedsores, and ulcers.

The tincture of the whole fresh root dug in spring is used Paeonia officinalis.

Mother tincture of the fresh root of the plant is prepared, and the whole fresh root of the plant is ground and pounded to a pulp to extract juice that contains active principle in it.

It is commonly known as Peony and the whole fresh root of the plant is dug in spring, the root is inert in autumn with no active principle in them and is used for the reparation of tincture

In this medicine mother tincture is prepared which is further potentized and Dilutions are prepared with alcohol. Its pulp extract from the whole plant products is taken, and this juice is mixed with equal parts of alcohol.

When the whole fresh root of the plant in spring 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 Ranunculaceae, and is employed by following all the principles and laws of homeopathy.

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

Paeonia Officinalis Constitution /Personality

Paeonia officinalis is a remedy, best suited for people with plethoric habits who suffer from the sudden rush of blood to the head chest, eyes, and face.

It is a wonderful remedy often given for hemorrhoids and bed sores as well as ulcers in the perineum.

Guiding Symptoms of Paeonia officinalis

Paeonia officinalisis one of the best remedies for its action, on the portal veinous system making it an invaluable remedy.

Paeonia belongs to the great order of Ranunculaceae, which includes the Aconites, Actaeas, and Hellebores, so it is very useful in treating many symptoms of congestion, like the rush of blood to the head, face, chest, and t; burning heat, and redness of eyes and face; burning, itching, and swelling of anus; heat in the throat.

It is a top-listed remedy for skin symptoms that are well characterized, principally the anal ulcers and skin symptoms that have been verified in practice.

It is a wonderful remedy for small ulcers on the perineum of the ear anus that constantly oozes very offensive moisture and it is painful for eight days.

It is a great remedy for principally Ozanam’s that turn into ulceration in general, there are ulcers from pressure, as bed-sores, and ulcers on feet from ill-fitting boots.

It is a wonderful remedy for ulcers on legs with the sensation of a splinter sticking in the skin of the right great toe when touched and violent pain from pressure in the left little toe.

It is a wonderful remedy for anal ulcers are the seat of severe shooting pains, together with anal symptoms like biting, itching, swelling, and burning at the anus.

It is top-listed as a remedy in anal affections such as abscesses, fissures, fistula, and piles, the leading indications are intolerable pain during and after stool and oozing of moisture, the bad pain in the anus compelling him to walk the floor all night, or to roll on the floor.

It is a great remedy for varicose veins as well as anal varices are amenable to Paeonia officinalis.

It is a great remedy for curing terrific nightmares where the tissues are sensitive to pressure and injury, the mind is also sensitive.

It is a wonderful remedy for anxiety where there is griping pain in the n abdomen, preceded, and especially followed, by anxiety, trembling of legs and arms as though the person is frightened; he becomes apprehensive if anyone spoke to him, and unpleasant news affected him exceedingly.

It is a wonderful remedy for diarrhea there is fainting with diarrhea; and the stools are followed by intense chilliness, occurring generally a few hours after the patient felt the worst.

The symptoms were aggravated by motion; by walking, coming into a warm room, and by touch or pressure.

Mouth symptoms are aggravated by keeping jaws open and ameliorated by pressure from the lower jaw to the inner ear.

One of the essential characteristics of Paeonia Officinalis is The right side is more affected than the left, and most of the symptoms are caused by bruises and pressure like bed-sores, and tight boots. It is a wonderful remedy for treating the ill effects of bad news.

Paeonia Officinalis 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 

Paeonia Officinalis is a wonderful, remedy for mental conditions, there is the mental state of Delirium and excitement.

It is a wonderful remedy for anxiety, with apprehension; in the evening, with anxiety, is afraid to talk with anyone; much affected by bad news, after pinching in the belly.

It is a wonderful remedy for being Ill-humour and for depression; after 5 p.m. with much irritability.

Head symptoms 

Paeonia officinalis is a great remedy for headaches there is a severe headache mostly vertigo, on every motion in a warm room, with constant reeling and staggering.

There is dullness, heaviness, vertigo, and a feeling of heat in the head.

It is a great remedy for Syncope and cold sweat, with fulness; and rush of blood to the head; after 5 p.m., with pain below the forehead; and to effort with work.

It is a wonderful remedy for migraine headaches where there is pain and confusion of the head, pain with the dullness of the head, roaring in ears, and flickering before the eyes with pressive pain on the left side, after a meal.

Nose symptoms

It is a wonderful remedy for nasal conditions there is a stoppage of the nose in the evening, in the morning in bed, with dryness.

It is a wonderful remedy for crawling in the tip of the nose.

Eyes symptoms

It is a great remedy for the eyes, there is a painful weakness and redness, and irritation of the eyes they become red and watery, they become tearing, with inflammation, and injection of the conjunctiva, making it difficult in opening the eye on account of pain and photophobia, with lachrymation.

It is a wonderful remedy for dry eyes, smarting, not easy to open, there is burning, itching, and dryness; of eyes and lids, with violent tearing around the right eye.

It is a wonderful remedy for Conjunctivitis of the eyeball and lid, with lachrymation and contracted pupils, there is inflammation of the left eyeball, with pain as if a grain of sand were under the upper lid, with sticking in the right upper lid towards the inner canthus.

Ear symptoms

Paeonia Officinalis is a wonderful remedy for deafness if there were jerking in the cartilages of ears, there is sticking outward in the right ear.

Pinching behind the right ear, one ear is cold, the other hot, there is itching in the concha and ringing in the ears.

Face symptom

It is indicated in cases where the face is red and puffy, with burning heat in the face.

There is crawling in the upper lip and pain extending from the m articular fossa of the lower jaw through the inner ear, ameliorated by keeping jaws open for a long time, as, when drinking, and aggravated by pressing them together.

Mouth symptom

Paeonia Officinalis is a wonderful remedy for conditions of the mouth feels hot and the tongue is red.

Throat symptom

It is indicated in throat conditions where there are symptoms of biting posteriorly in the palate in the evening.

It is a wonderful remedy for pharyngitis where there is hawking caused by tenacious mucus in the throat, with scanty expectoration.

There is scraping in the throat, with the necessity to cough and hawk to loosen it, and feeling in posterior nares as if full of mucus, sensation as if an acrid, burning vapor ascended throat. There is aggravation on hawking and there is swallowing difficulty.

Chest symptoms

It is a wonderful remedy for cough in the chest, there is a sticking in the left chest; parallel with the axis of the body, on every inspiration from 3.30 to 5 and at 9 p.m.

It is a wonderful remedy for sticking pain on the right side near the sternum, on a level with nipples, at 4 p.m. aggravation on walking; to the right of ensiform process, with pressure; downward sticking in left chest; backward sticking as if through the heart.

It is a wonderful remedy for sharp pain in the ribs above the hepatic region, in the morning and near the middle of the sternum; beneath; near both sides of the lower part of the sternum when eating; in the middle of the sternum, aggravation at night, next morning, and recurring all the forenoon.

Stomach symptoms

It is a wonderful remedy for lost appetite.

It is a wonderful remedy for nausea on entering a warm room after a moderate walk, with seething in the head, vanishing or obscuration of senses, and attacks of faintness.

It is a great remedy for vomiting and painful diarrhea with anxious aching and pressing in the epigastrium.

There is a periodical sticking upward from the middle of the epigastric region and burning in the epigastric region at night.

Abdomen and Rectum symptoms

it is a wonderful remedy for a distended abdomen there is chronic acidity, indigestion,  belching, and many other digestive disorders, there are borborygmi with griping pain in the forenoon, preceded, and especially followed, by anxiety.

There is trembling of limbs and arms as if frightened, and apprehension when anyone spoke to him, all complaints come from hearing unpleasant news.

It is a wonderful remedy for abdominal colic where there pinching in abdominal muscles, with cutting; in the umbilical region, and colic; withdiarrheaa; transversely across the upper abdomen.

It is a great remedy for Haemorrhoids with fissures in the anus; intolerable pains during and after a stool, hemorrhoids, and ulceration of the rectum, very painful and sensitive ulcers, and rhagades in the rectum.

The ulcers at the rectum are very painful, partly in enlargement, round, sharp-cut edges, and exuding much moisture.

The ulcers at the anus cause biting and itching in the anus which provokes scratching in the afternoon; the orifice seems somewhat swollen.

It is a wonderful remedy for funnel-shaped ulcers just below the coccyx, running and fetid ulcers in the anus, towards the perineal excellent, is an excellent remedy for sudden pasty diarrhea, with faintness in the abdomen and burning in the anus after stool, returning after six hours, then internal chilliness, generally a few hours afterward the patient felt the worst.

Female symptoms 

It has got great action on the female genitals, it is indicated for female disorders where they have menses too late; it comes in fits and starts and the external genitals are swollen and painful.

Urinary symptoms

It is a wonderful remedy for cystitis along with hemorrhoids where there is difficulty in passing urine.

There is hot urine causing burning and sharp pains at the urethra.

Hands and legs symptoms

It is a wonderful remedy for jerking and tearing in extremities; paroxysmal tearing, then numbness; weakness in the evening.

There is a weakness when walking, with the heaving of chest and limbs, so that often she must stand still, ameliorate eating, with the heaviness of limbs and aggravated after sleep at night, at, noon, and in rainy weather.

It is a wonderful remedy for acute lancinations under the axillae with aching in the right upper arm, extending to the region of the elbow, ameliorated by motion.

It is a wonderful remedy for conditions of the forearm, there is a tense feeling in muscles across the elbow on flexing arms and a cramp in the ulna at the wrist.

It is a great remedy for sharp gripping pain almost a tearing in the left fingertips with shooting and tingling in fingers, progressing to a dead feeling in one finger.

It is a wonderful remedy for cramps in the right he t knee joint when sitting, there are sudden thrusts, that blow outward or inward side of the left knee.

It is a great remedy for ulcers on the anterior surface of the right tibia, from a blow, with a chronic ulcer of the right leg, spreading at the edges with severe shooting pains hindering walking by day and rest by night.

It is a wonderful remedy for corns, there is pain in corns with swelling of toes, contraction, intermittent sticking, and jerking pains through them.

Back symptoms

It is indicated to treat pain in the back, pains in the back, and sticking in the last cervical vertebra.

It is a wonderful remedy for sticking in scapulae; in places in the back, ameliorated by scratching, there is pinching or griping in the dorsal, then in abdominal muscles.

Fever symptoms

It is a wonderful remedy for fever where there is chilliness with Shivering and coldness of one ear at 5 p.m., with the heat of the other, and accompanied by the coldness of limbs, with burning heat in the face, back, and chest.

During the heat stage at night there is disturbing sleep; generally, waking after midnight, with heat in the region of the stomach.

There is the heat of skin and heat in the head; in the face; as from nettles, on the chest, neck, back, and shoulders, and a rush of blood to the head and face with sweat.

Skin symptoms

It is a remedy, best suited when the skin is dry, with painful ulcers, oozing offensive moisture on the perineum, near the anus, and acute ulcers on the lower part of the body.

There is crawling in a spot on the left forearm, with a bristling sensation; sticking in the fingers, in the sides; drawing beneath the umbilicus, there is aggravation on scratching.

It is a wonderful remedy for skin itching on calves, amelioration rubbing; on head, chest, and limbs, with burning biting as from nettles; prickling in the open air, with sticking; prickling on chest, then in axillae and arms down to sides of the chest.

Sleep symptoms

Sleepiness all afternoon, starting on falling asleep, even during the day, will be restless, and dreams unremembered; restless,

The patient is disturbed the first night by burning in the epigastric region, afterward by voluptuous dreams with emissions, or by anxious and vivid dreams of death.

It is a wonderful remedy for unrefreshing sleep, disturbed by many unrefreshing dreams.

It is a wonderful remedy for dreams, unremembered; frightful dreams, of the death of relatives,

It is a wonderful, remedy for disturbing sleep; of a ghost sitting upon his chest and oppressing his breath, so that he often woke groaning; of a figure sitting upon his chest, making respiration anxious.


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 Paeonia officinalis is worse, by motion; by walking. Bad pain in the anus compelling him to walk on the floor all night or to roll on the floor.

All the complaints get aggravated by Coming into a warm room, by touch or pressure. 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 Paeonia officinalis are better by keeping jaws open, better by pressure from the lower jaw to the inner ear, and wet weather.

Drinking water ameliorates vertigo with nausea. symptoms are better by drinking water, it ameliorates vertigo with nausea.

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 Paeonia officinalis are aethusa cynapium in cases of hemorrhoids.

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.

A remedy similar to Paeonia officinalis in the case of varices is Hammamelis.

In the case of splinter sensation, anal fissure, abscess, or an ulcer, it is similar to Nitric. Acid.

In the case of splinter sensation and ulcers is similar to, Argentinum. nitric, Hepar.Sulfur.

In cases of ulcers, it is similar to Helleborus. niger., Helleb. v., Silicea.

In cases of ulcers about the toes, Magn. aust.

In cases of diarrhea, it is similar to Sulphur.

In ill effects of bad news, it is similar to Gelsemium.

Antidoted by 

The bad effects of Lemna minor Paeonia officinalis are antidoted by Aloes. Socotra, Ratania. Compare:

 Paeonia officinalis Dosage & Potencies

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

Paeonia officinalis 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 piles and fissures.

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

Paeonia officinalis 200 Uses

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

Paeonia officinalis 1M Uses

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

Paeonia Officinalis Q (Mother Tincture) Uses

The mother tincture of Paeonia officinalis is used by many homeopaths to relieve the symptoms associated with piles of fissures and anal ulcers.

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

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

Paeonia officinalis 3X/6X Uses

This lower potency of Paeonia officinalis 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 Paeonia officinalis

  • Anal-fissure
  • FIstula of anus
  • Bed-sores
  • Ulceration of breast
  • Varicose veins
  • Vertigo
  • Earache
  • Abscess
  • Fissure
  • Fistula
  • Piles
  • Ciliary neuralgia
  • Deafness
  • Ulcer on Coccyx
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Headache
  • The rush of blood to the head
  • Nightmare
  • Perineum ulcers

Paeonia officinalis 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 Paeonia officinalis are seen mostly vomiting or skin rash, then it can be antidoted by Aloes and Ratania.

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