Digitalis purpurea to look after your heart

In homeopathy, Digitalis purpurea is used in cardiology for the treatment of minor cardiac ailments – we can describe it as a heartbeat regulator.

It is effective for tachycardia, bradycardia and arrhythmia.

When do we use Digitalis purpurea?

We prescribe it for all types of heart disease, as Digitalis purpurea has a strong tropism for the heart.

It is a useful remedy to have in your first aid kit if you have heart disease.


Patients feel extremely weak and drowsy, as if they are about to faint. They have headaches, nerve pain and vertigo.

Their pulse is slow, they feel like their heart is stopping and like their breathing stops when they go to sleep – they are afraid of dying.

They are anxious and afraid of the future. They feel worse when they are in motion and when they are exposed to cooking smells.

Clinical indications

Cardiac disorders, especially those affecting heart rate, including bradycardia or tachycardia.

Vertigo with a slow pulse.

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