Viburnum Opulus 30, 200, Q, 1M – Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

Viburnum Opulus 30, 200, Q, 1M - Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

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Viburnum Opulus is a well-known general remedy for cramps, colicky pain in pelvic regions, etc.

Viburnum Opulus is also known as High Cranberry, Cramp bark, and Common snowball.

It is one of the species of flowering plant in the family of Adoxaceae found in the native place of Europe and Central Asia.

It is a deciduous shrub that is approximately feet tall.

Its leaves are maple-type with the impressed leaf venation. The leaf buds are green and have velvet buds scales.

Opulus is grown as an ornamental plant, especially on moist surfaces.

Its fruit is highly edible with a very acidic taste. It is also used to make jellies.

It causes vomiting and diarrhea if eaten in high quality.

Viburnum Opulus is also known as Cramp Bark because it can reduce the tightness of the smooth muscle, and also helps in curing periodical cramps, cramps during pregnancy, etc.

Viburnum Opulus Constitution/Personality

Viburnum Opulus is a highly recommended remedy for dysmenorrhea i.e. painful menstruation.

It is also given in ladies with pre and post-menopausal symptoms like mood swings, excessive sweating, hot flashes, etc.

It is suited to a lady who has a sedentary lifestyle, fair and flabby with a robust structure of body.

Guiding symptoms of Viburnum Opulus

Viburnum Opulus is also known as Cramp Bark because it can reduce the tightness of the smooth muscle, and also helps in curing periodical cramps, cramps during pregnancy, etc.

Viburnum Opulus is the most general remedy for cramps especially colicky pains in the pelvic area.

It is a wonderful remedy for the prevention of miscarriage in females.

The patient complains of smarting pain and itching in the genitals.

It prevents very early miscarriages in young ladies.

The patient is very irritable and feels like falling forward.

Viburnum Opulus 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 is very much depressed and wants to be alone all the time.

The patient sometimes becomes very nervous and excessively irritable.

There is a feeling and sensation as if falling from a height into a forward direction.

The patient is mentally restless and cannot do any mental labor.

Head symptoms

There is a headache that begins at 3 p.m.

There is a dull, heavy pain at the right side of the head with throbbing movement and a feeling of vertigo.

The patient complains of frontal headache over the left eye and right supraorbital region.

The patient feels as of his hair is pulled and his scalp is very sensitive to touch.

Eyes symptoms

There is swelling in the right eye with induration.

The patient complains of sandy particles in the eye with causes itching and redness.

There is pain in the right eye with congestion, a burning sensation, and lachrymation.

The patient wants to go to bed as he/she feels heaviness in the eyes and sinking of the eye.

Ears symptoms

There is a pain in the ear bone while waking up.

The patient feels as if the external ear is bruised.

The patient cannot lie on the affected side.

Nose symptoms

There is excessive sneezing and coryza.

Frequent dribbling of the nose especially at night while sleeping.

Mouth symptoms

Viburnum patient has a broad and white tongue with brown centers and imprints of teeth.

The dryness of the tongue in the mouth is easily felt.

Coppery taste in the mouth.

Face symptoms

The Viburnum patient has very pale skin with dark circles under the eyes.

His face and lips are pale.

The patient face felt swollen and congested with hot flushes.

The patient also complains of dry lips.

Throat symptoms

There is a tickling sensation at the right side of the throat region.

There is burning in the pharynx along with dryness.

Viburnum Opulus is the best remedy for painful swelling mainly in the case of tonsillitis.

There is severe difficulty in swallowing food and drinks also.

Chest symptoms

There is shooting pain in the left side of the sixth rib near the sternum.

The patient has a feeling of suffocation in the chest.

There is shortness of breath in the Viburnum Opulus patient.

The patient cannot sleep at night easily.

The most peculiar symptom of Opulus patients is that the urine dribbles at night while coughing.

Heart Symptoms

There is clutching pain in the region of the heart through any external force.

The patient complains of heartbeat and heart rate increased especially during coughing.

The patient complains of palpitations of the heart with difficulty breathing.

There are palpitations, throbbing, and stitching pain on the right side of the chest.

Stomach Symptoms

The Viburnum patient has no desire to eat food. The stomach feels full.

The patient complains of a coppery taste in the mouth especially after eating or drinking.

The patient has nausea during menses till the tenth day mainly after night.

There is cramp-like pain in the stomach and abdomen region.

The patient also complains of sensitiveness with fullness and distention of the stomach with flatus.

There is cramp-like pain in the stomach with a feeling of faintness every time.

Abdomen and Rectum Symptoms

There is rumbling, darting, and flying pain in the abdomen. The pain settles down in the navel region.

There is bearing-down pain around the anterior muscles in the thigh.

It is the best remedy for soreness in the abdomen and feels pressure around the umbilical region.

There is throbbing pain in the left hypochondriac region while lying down on the left side.

Viburnum Opulus is the best remedy for sudden cramping pain before menses.

The Opulus patient complains of excessive pain while walking.

The stool is watery, and profuse mainly during menses with extreme chill and rigor.

This is the best remedy for constipation alternating with diarrhea.

There is a frequent desire for stool with aching hemorrhoids and frequent urination.

Piles with dark red color during menses.

Urinary symptoms

There is a sensation of frequent urination after stool.

Opulus urine is profuse, copious, frequent with clear water urine and the color of the urine is light colored.

It is also given in case of urination every hour in the afternoon.

There is a spurting of urine while coughing.

Female symptoms

Viburnum Opulus is the best remedy for leucorrhoea thick white, copious, and becomes yellowish white.

There is smarting pain causing redness and itching in the genitals.

It also cures sudden pain in the womb and hypochondriac region before menses.

Excessive pain in the pelvic region, the patient feels as if the breath would leave her body.

Opulus is an indicated remedy for pain in the back region during menstruation.

The Opulus lady complains of left-sided pain more than right-sided.

There is a sick feeling along with a gone sensation in the abdomen.

Male symptoms

Viburnum Opulus is a wonderful remedy for pain in the testicles.

There is Sharpe stitching pain in the urethra while urinating.

The patient complains of emissions without dreams.

Hand and Leg symptoms

There is lancinating pain in the right shoulder and soreness in the left shoulder in the region of the clavicle bone.

There is numbness in the left arm.

It is one of the best remedies for swelling in fingers especially while washing clothes with cold water along with numbness.

It is also a useful remedy for the weakness of lower limbs along with heaviness.

Viburnum Opulus is a wonderful remedy for cramps in the leg in pregnant females.

It is also given in case of cramps in feet after long walking.

The patient complains of tired feelings and pain that extends to the hip region.

Back symptoms

Viburnum Opulus is the best remedy for back pain during menses. The patient feels that the back would break in menses.

There is a lame and bruised feeling in the muscles of the back region.

Terrible clutching and cramping pain is beginning from the back to the lower abdomen till the last day of the menses.

There is extreme pain in the region of the sacrum with a feeling of being unjoined.

Fever symptoms

The Opulus patient is easily susceptible to cold and chilly weather.

There is a fever is followed by a chill and the chill is followed by a headache.

The patient complains of sudden coldness on the body.

During fever, there is sweat, especially on the forehead.

Sleep Symptoms

Viburnum Opulus patient gets tired easily, feels very restless, and wants to sleep all time.

Feels asleep even after getting full sleep properly.

The patient has a desire to sleep between severe pain from being tired and exhausted, but they could not.

There is a high sensation of falling and again awakening frequently from sleep.


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

The problems of Viburnum Opulus are generally aggravated by pain flying from one end to the other, perspiration, great exhaustion, uterine conditions, and during pregnancy.

Amelioration By

The problems of Viburnum Opulus are better after sleep and rest.

Relationship with Other Medicine

Complementary Medicines

In homeopathy, complementary medicines are those which can be used in place of others and compared.

It is also known as conventional medicine.

The medicine which is complementary to Viburnum Opulus is Pulsatilla, Sepia, and Bryonia.

Similar Medicines

In Homoeopathy, similar medicines are similar in their nature but different in their origin.

It can be used when by a patient which has the same nature of curing the sick individual.

Similar medicine of Viburnum Opulus is Pulsatilla.


In Homoeopathy, compatible medicines are used together easily.

Viburnum Opulus is compatible to Alumina, Pulsatilla and Sepia.

Antidoted by 

Viburnum Opulus is antidoted by Nux Vomica.

It antidotes

It antidotes the effects of Belladonna.

Viburnum Opulus Dosage & Potencies

As we know Homoeopathy is nowadays a wide branch in the therapeutics system. It cures patients by its root through proper individualization.

So here we prescribe dose and Potency based on individual case taking by the patient along with their sign and symptoms.

Viburnum Opulus 30 Uses

In Viburnum Opulus, Lower potency is given to the patient when only some of the symptoms match with the disease.

It is useful for false labor pains, prevents miscarriage, cures pelvic pain in pelvic organs, etc.

This low potency requires frequent repetition, 5 times a day, till the recovery is seen.

Viburnum Opulus 200 Uses

In Viburnum Opulus, a 200 potency is considered a higher potency, so in this case, it is given when the majority of mental and physical symptoms of any medicine match with the patient. It is useful for females.

Higher potency is not advisable to be repeated very frequently, especially in the case of cramps in the legs during pregnancy; they act for a long duration of days, so the second dose or the repetition is done after every 12-15 days or as suggested by your doctor.

Viburnum Opulus 1M Uses

In Viburnum Opulus, a 1M is also a very high potency.

The physician should prescribe the medicine only after taking the case taking of a patient where all medicinal symptoms of Opulus and that given by the patient are perfectly matched by its remedy. So it is easily curable.

It is useful in cases of leg cramps in pregnant women.

The physician should not repeat 1 M potencies. It is given only once a month and waiting for symptoms to disappear.

Viburnum Opulus Q (Mother Tincture) Uses

The mother tincture of croton is a highly potentized medicine that is used in cases of dysmenorrhea and pain from back to front.

It is also given in case of abdominal pain and cramps in the legs, especially in pregnant females.

Take 10-15 drops of cina mother tincture in half a cup of water three times a day and then ask the physician to continue or not.

Viburnum Opulus 3X/6X Uses

In Viburnum Opulus, this potency is useful in case of dysmenorrhea and painful menses.

It is also given in case of cramps that come from back to front.

Take 4-5 drops of Croton Tiglium in half a cup of water for 10 days approximately.

Clinical Indication of Viburnum Opulus

  • Ascaris Lumbricoides
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Anemia
  • Cholera
  • Cold
  • Cholerine
  • Chorea
  • Colic
  • Convulsions
  • Cough
  • Coryza
  • Diarrhea
  • Dentitional troubles
  • Enuresis
  • Ear affections
  • Eczema
  • Fever
  • Gastric disorders
  • Hyperion
  • Liver-affections
  • Keratitis
  • Mouth-sore
  • Metrorrhagia
  • Milky urine
  • Neuralgia
  • Nipple Painful
  • Ophthalmia
  • Proctalgia
  • Perspiration
  • Taste-disordered
  • Throat sore
  • Whooping Cough
  • Uterus disorders

Side Effects of Viburnum Opulus

Viburnum Opulus is used for many purposes, especially in the case of gastrointestinal-associated disorders.

So Homoeopathically, it has been potentized thoroughly to arouse its medicinal power and to prescribe it as a remedy.

If any side effects are seen it is then easily antidoted by Nux Vomica.

Remember that homeopathic remedies are prescribed based on individual symptoms and characteristics. It’s crucial to consult with a qualified homeopath for proper evaluation and personalized treatment. Homeopathy focuses on treating the whole person, so a detailed case study is necessary to select the most appropriate remedy.

Homeopathic medicines should be taken only when prescribed by a homeopathic physician. Self-medication may aggravate the original conditions.

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