(Medicago Sativa, California Clover, Lucerne)


Through its impact on the sympathetic nerves, Alfalfa positively influences nutrition, manifesting as an enhancement in appetite and digestion. This leads to a significant improvement in mental and physical vitality, accompanied by weight gain. Disorders marked by malnutrition fall predominantly within its therapeutic scope, such as neurasthenia, splanchnic blues, nervousness, insomnia, and nervous indigestion. Acting as a fat producer, it rectifies tissue waste and addresses issues like deficient lactation. It enhances the quality and quantity of milk in nursing mothers. Its distinct diuretic action suggests clinical applications in diabetes insipidus and phosphaturia, and it is purported to alleviate cystitis of prostatic hypertrophy. The rheumatic diathesis appears particularly responsive to its effects.

Mind: Alfalfa induces a mental exhilaration, creating a sense of buoyancy and overall well-being. The mind becomes clear and bright, dispelling any feelings of melancholy. There may be periods of dullness, drowsiness, or a sense of stupor (similar to Gelsemium); feelings of gloominess and irritability intensify, especially in the evening.

Head: A dull, heavy sensation is experienced in the occiput, in and above the eyes, worsening toward the evening. Pain may be localized on the left side of the head, and there might be episodes of violent headaches.

Ears: There is a sensation of stuffed eustachian tubes (similar to Kali-m.) at night, which become patulous in the morning.

Stomach: Alfalfa induces increased thirst, and while appetite may be impaired, it is primarily increased, sometimes reaching the point of bulimia. The individual feels the need to eat frequently and cannot wait for regular meals, often experiencing hunger in the forenoon (similar to Sulphur). There is much nibbling of food and a craving for sweets.

Abdomen: Symptoms include flatulence with distention and shifting, flatulent pain along the colon several hours after meals. Stools are frequent, loose, yellow, and painful, accompanied by excoriating flatulence. Alfalfa may be considered in cases of chronic appendicitis.

Urinary: Alfalfa is indicated in cases of inactive kidneys, with frequent urging to micturate. Polyuria (similar to Phosphoric acid) is noted, along with increased elimination of urea, indican, and phosphates.

Sleep: Alfalfa promotes a better-than-usual sleep, particularly in the early morning, inducing a quiet, reposeful, and refreshing sleep.

Relationship: Compare with Avena, Digitalis, Gelsemium, Hydrastis, Kali phosphoricum, Phosphoric acid, and Zinc.Alfalfa



  • Mental exhilaration, buoyancy, and a general sense of well-being.
  • Clear and bright mind, dispelling feelings of melancholy.
  • Periods of dullness, drowsiness, or a sense of stupor (similar to Gelsemium).
  • Feelings of gloominess and irritability, particularly worsening in the evening.


  • Dull, heavy feeling in the occiput, in and above the eyes, worsening towards the evening.
  • Pain on the left side of the head.
  • Episodes of violent headaches.


  • Stuffed feeling in the eustachian tubes at night (similar to Kali-m.).
  • Eustachian tubes become patulous in the morning.


  • Increased thirst.
  • Appetite may be impaired but is primarily increased, sometimes leading to bulimia.
  • Need to eat frequently, inability to wait for regular meals.
  • Hunger in the forenoon (similar to Sulphur).
  • Much nibbling of food and craving for sweets.


  • Flatulence with distention.
  • Shifting, flatulent pain along the colon several hours after meals.
  • Frequent, loose, yellow, painful stools with excoriating flatulence.
  • Chronic appendicitis.


  • Inactive kidneys.
  • Frequent urging to micturate.
  • Polyuria (similar to Phosphoric acid).
  • Increased elimination of urea, indican, and phosphates.


  • Better-than-usual sleep, especially in the early morning.
  • Induces a quiet, reposeful, and refreshing sleep.

selection of the potency

  1. Individualization:

    • Homeopathy is based on the principle of treating the individual, not just the disease. The unique symptoms and characteristics of the person are crucial in determining the most suitable potency.
  2. Intensity of Symptoms:

    • The intensity of the symptoms guides the choice of potency. If the symptoms are intense and acute, a lower potency (e.g., 6C, 30C) might be considered. For chronic conditions with less intensity, higher potencies (e.g., 200C, 1M) may be appropriate.
  3. Sensitivity of the Patient:

    • Some individuals are more sensitive to homeopathic remedies, while others may require higher potencies. The practitioner considers the patient’s sensitivity when selecting the potency.
  4. Acute vs. Chronic Conditions:

    • Lower potencies are often used for acute conditions, while higher potencies may be considered for chronic or long-standing issues.
  5. Previous Response to Potencies:

    • The patient’s response to previous homeopathic treatments helps guide the choice of potency. If a particular potency has been effective in the past, it may be repeated or adjusted as needed.
  6. Vital Force and Susceptibility:

    • Homeopathy views illness as a disturbance in the vital force. The practitioner assesses the patient’s overall vitality and susceptibility to determine the appropriate potency.
  7. Aggravation or Amelioration:

    • The direction of the symptom response (aggravation or amelioration) after taking a remedy can influence the choice of potency.
  8. Miasmatic Considerations:

    • In classical homeopathy, the concept of miasms (inherited disease tendencies) is considered. The practitioner take this into account when selecting the potency.
  9. Practitioner Experience:

    • The experience and preference of the homeopathic practitioner play a role. Some practitioners may have success with certain potencies based on their clinical experience.


  • Do not exceed the recommended dose by physician
  • Keep out of the reach of children
  • Store in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight
  • Maintain half an hour gap between food/drink/any other medicines and homoeopathic medicine
  • Avoid any strong smell in the mouth while taking medicine e.g. camphor, garlic, onion, coffee, hing

Medicine images use for reference only selection of homeopathic medicine depends on the individual’s specific symptoms and overall constitution. Moreover, homeopathy is a holistic system of medicine that treats the individual as a whole. In addition to addressing the physical symptoms, it takes into account the emotional and mental state of the person. Consequently, it’s crucial to consult with a qualified homeopathic practitioner for personalized treatment.
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