Viburnum opulus is a popular homeopathic remedy.
The main uses of viburnum opulus are in cases of
- abdominal pains
- severe cramping
- muscle spasms
- period pains
- spasmodic cramps
More about the substance used to prepare viburnum opulus homeopathic remedy:
The homeopathic remedy viburnum opulus is derived from the plant whose scientific name is Viburnum opulus and is also known by various common names including cramp bark (also crampbark), snowball tree and guelder-rose.
It is a deciduous shrub that reaches heights of approx. 13-17ft (4-5 m) and produces large white hermaphrodite flowers and is native to Europe, northern Africa and central Asia.
Homeopathic preparations are usually supplied in either liquid or pill form. Regardless of the physical form in which the remedy is taken, its preparation will have involved a series of dilutions during which the original substance was repeatedly diluted and succussed (shaken) in a solvent such as water and/or alcohol.
There are very many (over 2,000) homeopathic remedies, some of which are available from chemists and health food shops. These pages feature some of the most popular homeopathic remedies and are for general interest only: This is not medical advice. Consult a qualified homeopathic practitioner for advice about use of this and any other homeopathic remedy. Bear in mind that homeopathic remedies are very dilute; even if a homeopathic remedy is beneficial, the substance from which it is derived may be harmful.
More about Homeopathy:
- Introduction to Homeopathy
- List of pages about specific Homeopathic Remedies
- Bach Flower Remedies, including a list of the Bach Flower Remedies and the Latin names of the Bach Flower Remedies
For further information see also our pages of books about homeopathy.