Mastitis 30c


A homeopathic remedy to aid in the various symptoms associated with mastitis, inflammation, pain, engorgement and general discomfort in both breasts and nipples.


Remedy Symptoms covered by specific remedy
Belladonna 6c Patient runs a fever, hot, red faced, red chest & breasts with throbbing mastitis - throbbing pain with red streaks radiating from nipples-mammae as if heavy, movement causing pain – feel need to stabilize chest/breasts with snug fitting garments. Inflammation of breasts, especially from weaning.
Bryonia 6c Milk fever – breasts hot and painful. Tensive burning and tearing in mammae ( menses) – pale and hard – feel heavy.
Conium 6c Needle like stitches in nipples (often inverted). Mammae lax and shrunken...hard, painful to the touch..nodes in mammae – too much milk. Afterpains, excited by infant nursing – pain extends L to R…constant discharge – thin watery milk induration of R mammary gland in lactation.
Graphites 6c Swollen hard mammae with induration. Nipples; sore, cracked and blistered from nursing (cancer of mammae from old cicatrices (scars), from mammary abscesses.
Hepar Sulph 30c Abscesses, suppuration, inflammation and cracking of skin/nipples, breast infection. Dry mouth,thirsty and irritable
Lachesis 6c Mammae inflamed and sore; bluish black streaks. Extreme sensitivity of nipples – swollen and erect, painful to touch
Phytolacca (Phyt.) 6c Mastitis; mammae hard and very sensitive – hard nodes of breasts with enlarged axillary glands – shooting lancinating pains, worse after sleeping with great exhaustion. Specific to blocked milk ducts – lumpy hard knots/nodules. Mammary abscesses – cracked & small ulcers about the nipples, (tender swollen breasts), neither heal nor suppurate but purple hue and hard. Bloody watery discharge from mammae. Mastitis, during pregnancy and from ‘taking cold’.
Silica30c (Sil) Nipples very sore – ulcerate easily. Clogged ducts,fissures, cracks orlinear scars of mammae(fistulousulcersofbreasts). Mammae swollen and hard – pain as if gathering near nipple. Cracked bleeding nipples. Sharp darting burning pains in left nipple.

As a general rule, if a positive response has not been seen within 24-48 hours, please consult with your homeopathic practitioner or your General Practitioner.


Suck 3-5 pillules on a clean mouth every 1-2 hours while symptoms are acute,reducing to 4 hourly until resolved.


Topical application of warm ‘poultices’ may also be beneficial.