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Trios in Homoeopathy

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Dr. Rajni Gandha shares 121 trios of remedies, including those for collapse, haemorrhage, convulsions, pneumonia in children, warts, wandering pains, aphasia, prostration and delirium.

In homoeopathic materia medica, trios means “a set of three best remedies for a particular symptom or a disease condition”. Dr E B Nash was one of the pioneers best known for his trios. Below are some useful trios.

  1. All gone sensation in chest- Digitalis, Phosphorous, Stannum Met.
  2. All gone sensation in abdomen- Phosphorous, Sepia, Stannum met.
  3. Aphasia during singing or talking- Argentum nitricum, Arum triph, Causticum.
  4. Bed feels hard- Arnica, Baptisia, Pyrogenium.
  5. Bites (poisoned stage)- Insects of- Gentiana lutea, Ledum pal, Staphisagria.
  6. Bites Cats of- Hepar sulph, Ledum pal, Silicea
  7. Bites Dogs of- Chromic acid, Lachesis, Lyssin.
  8. Bites Mad dogs of (Rabies)- Belladonna, Cantaris, Lyssin.
  9. Bites Snakes of- Arsenic alb, Lachesis, Ledum.
  10. Bites Spiders of- Cedron, Lachesis, Tarent cub.
  11. Burning (in general)- Arsenicum album, Phosphorous, Sulphur.
  12. Burning in soles- Chamomilla, Medorrhinum, Sulphur.
  13. Cathartics- Aloe soc., Croton tig, Podophyllum.
  14. Cholera- Camphor, Cuprum met, Veratrum alb.
  15. Chronic rheumatism- Causticum, Rhus tox, Sulphur.
  16. Climacteric- Graphites, Lachesis, Psorinum.
  17. Collapse stage- Arsenic alb, Camphor, Carbo veg.
  18. Coma with renal failure- Apis mel, Cantharis, Merc cor.
  19. Condylomata- Nitric acid, Staphisagria, Thuja (See no. 70).
  20. Convulsions- Causticum, Cicuta ver, Cuprum met.
  21. Cough, Caused by least exposure of body parts to cold- Baryta carb, Hepar sulph., Rhus tox.
  22. Cough, Drinking, amel- Causticum, Coccus cacti, Spongia.
  23. Cough, During sleep- Chamomilla, Kali carb, Lachesis.
  24. Cough, While eating- Kali bich, Nux vom, Thuja.
  25. Cough, 3 A.M. aggravation- Antim tart, Kali carb, Sambucus.
  26. Cough, 2 A.M. aggravation- Arsenic alb, Kali ars, Kali carb.
  27. Croup cough- Aconite nap, Hepar sulph, Spongia.
  28. Damp weather, ailments from- Dulcamara, Natrum sulph, Nux mos.
  29. Death desire- Aurum met, Lac can, Sulphur.
  30. Delirium- Belladonna, Hyoscyamus, Stramonium.
  31. Diarrhoea- Aloe Soc, Gambogia, Gratiola.
  32. Diarrhoea, morning- Aloe soc, Natrum sulph, Sulphur.
  33. Dread of downward motion- Borax, Gelsemium, Sanicula.
  34. Drooping of eyelids- Causticum, Gelsemium, Sepia.
  35. Dust aggravation (in general)- Bromium, Drosera, Lyssinum.
  36. Flatulence- Carbo veg, China, Lycopodium.
  37. Foetid urine- Benzoic acid, Nitric acid, Sepia.
  38. Gouty mucous discharge- Argentum nit, Hydrastis, Kali bichrom.
  39. Haemorrhage- Erigeron, Millefolium, Trillium.
  40. Hands upon chest during coughing- Arnica mont, Bryonia, Drosera.
  41. Hard tumors- Calc fluor, Conium, Hecla lava.
  42. Hopeful- Merc sol, Staphisagria, Tuberculinum.
  43. Hyper- aesthesia- Cruelty, hearing of- Calc carb, Carcinocin, Causticum.
  44. Hyper- aesthesia- Drugs, from- Nux vom, Pulsatilla nig, Sulphur.
  45. Hyper- aesthesia- Fever during- Coffea cruda, Nux vom, Pulsatilla nig.
  46. Hyper- aesthesia- Light to – Belladonna, Nux vom, Phosphorous.
  47. Hyper- aesthesia- Music to- Natrum carb, Nux vom, Sepia.
  48. Hyper- aesthesia- Odors to- Colchicum, Nux vom, Sepia.
  49. Hyper- aesthesia- Pain to- Chamomilla, Coffea cruda, Hepar sulph.
  50. Hyper- aesthesia- Taste to- China, Coffea cruda, Lycopodium.
  51. Hyper- aesthesia- Touch to- Aconite nap, Belladonna, Lachesis.
  52. Least touching causes violent excitement of sexual organs- Murex per, Origanum, Zincum met.
  53. Liver diseases- Cardus mar, Chelidonium, Leptandra.
  54. Masturbation- Bufo rana, Platina, Staphisagria.
  55. Meningitis- Apismel., Helleborous, Stramonium.
  56. Nausea, Children, in- Chamomilla, Ipecac, Rheum.
  57. Nausea, Church,in- Arsenic alb, Kali carb, Pulsatilla.
  58. Nausea, Closing eyes, aggravates- Lachesis, Theridion, Thuja occ.
  59. Nausea, Cold, after taking, aggravates- Dulcamara, Nux vomica, Ipecac.
  60. Nausea, Cold,Becoming after- Cocculus ind, Hepar sulph, Kali carb.
  61. Nausea, Delivery during- Cocculus ind, Ipecac, Pulsatilla.
  62. Nausea, Disordered stomach, from- Ipecac, Nux vom, Pulsatilla.
  63. Nausea, Drunkards,in- Arsenic alb, Kali bich, Lachesis.
  64. Nausea, Eating after, ameliorates- Ferrum met, Kali bich, Sepia.
  65. Nausea, Fats, after eating- Arsenic alb, Drosera, Pulsatilla.
  66. Nausea, Food, looking at- Colchicum, Kali bich, Sulphur.
  67. Nausea, Food, smell of- Colchicum, Ipecac, Sepia.
  68. Nausea, Food, thought of- Cocculus ind, Colchicum, Sepia.
  69. Nausea, Odours from- Colchicum, Phos acid, Sepia.
  70. Offensiveness- Baptisia tinc, Merc sol, Psorinum.
  71. Offensive breathe- Kali phos, Kreosotum, Merc sol.
  72. Pain- Belladonna, Chamomilla, Coffea.
  73. Pain, Cramping pain- Colocynthis, Dioscorea, Mag phos.
  74. Pain, Nervous pain- Belladonna, Chamomilla, Coffea.
  75. Pain, Radiating pain in abdomen- Berberis vulg, Mag phos, Plumbum met.
  76. Pain under scapula- Calcarea carb, Chelidonium, Chenopodium.
  77. Painful urination- Cantharis, Merc sol, Sarsaparilla.
  78. Palpitation- Digitalis, Cactus, Kalmia.
  79. Paralysis, Right sided- Causticum, Rhus tox, Thuja.
  80. Paralysis, Left sided- Lachesis, Nux vom, Rhus tox.
  81. Paralysis, Single parts,of- Arsenic alb, Causticum, Dulcamara.
  82. Pneumonia, Children, of- Antim tart, Ipecac, Kali carb.
  83. Pneumonia, Drunkards, of- Hyoscyamus, Nux vom, Opium.
  84. Pneumonia, First stage- Aconite nap, Bryonia alb, Sulphur.
  85. Pneumonia, Old peoples, of- Aconite nap, Ferrum phos, Merc sol.
  86. Poliomyelitis- Causticum, Gelsemium, Plumbum met.
  87. Prolapsus of uterus (sensation of)- Lilium tig, Murex per, Sepia.
  88. Prolapsus of rectum- Ignatia, Podophyllum, Ruta.
  89. Profuse expectoration- Hepar sulph, Pulsatilla nig, Stannum met.
  90. Prostration, Cares, from- Cocculus ind, Phos acid, Picric acid.
  91. Prostration, Coition, after- Calc carb, Sepia, Staphisagria.
  92. Prostration, Grief, after- Ignatia, Lecithin, Phos acid.
  93. Prostration, Mental exertion, from- Anacardium orient, Kali phos, Kali sulph.
  94. Prostration, Reading, from- Aurum met, Picric acid, Silicea.
  95. Prostration, Sexual excesses, after- Agnus castus, Phos acid, Picric acid.
  96. Purulent expectoration- Kali carb, Lycopodium, Silicea.
  97. Rattling cough- Antim tart, Hepar sulph, Ipecac.
  98. Restlessness- Aconite nap, Ars alb, Rhus tox.
  99. Reverse periostalsis- Nuxvom, Opium, Plumbum met.
  100. Sensitiveness of nose from inspiration- Hepar sulph, Nux vom, Phosphorous.
  101. Sleepiness- Antim tart, Gelsemium, Nux mos.
  102. Soreness- Arnica mont, Eupatorium perf, Rhus tox.
  103. Spinal disorders- Cocculus ind, Nux vom, Phosphorous.
  104. Sticky, pus discharges- Calc sulph, Graphites, Hepar sulph.
  105. Stitching pain- Bryonia alb, Kali carb, Natrum sulph.
  106. Stool, during flatus- Aloe soc, Oleander, Phos acid.
  107. Stringy expectoration- Coccus cacti, Hydrastis, Kali bich.
  108. Stupor- Nuxmos, Opium, Phosphoric acid.
  109. Suicidal disposition- Aurum met, Natrum sulph, Psorinum.
  110. Suppuration, on slightest injury- Hepar sulph, Merc sol, Silicea.
  111. Sweating soles- Ammon mur, Nitric acid, Silicea.
  112. Sweating soles, Offensive- Petroleum, Plumbum met, Silicea.
  113. Thirstless with dryness of mouth- Bryonia, Nux mos, Pulsatilla.
  114. Wandering pain, Extremities- Kali sulph, Lac can, Pulsatilla nig.
  115. Wandering pain, Joints- Kali bich, Lac can, Pulsatilla nig.
  116. Warm applications, amel (in general)- Arsenic alb, Kali phos, Mag phos.
  117. Warts- Nitric acid, Causticum, Dulcamara (see # 19)
  118. Weepiness in children- Chammomila, Lycopodium, Pulsatilla nig.
  119. Weepines, Night- Borax, Lycopodium, Psorinum.
  120. Weepines, Will is not fulfilled, when- Cina, Dulcamara, Spongia.
  121. Whooping cough- Carbo veg, Drosera, Kali sulph.


Trios gives us a set of remedies but the selection of ‘the one’ that is the simillimum should always be done based on the laws of homoeopathy.


  1. Dr S Hahnemann
  2. Dr E B Nash
  3. Dr EA Farrington
  4. Dr A G Clarke
  5. Dr H CAllen
  6. Dr J T Kent

About the author

Rajni Gandha

Dr Rajni Gandha Mishra is a student of MD Part II Organon of Medicine at Father Muller Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Mangaluru, Karnataka, India.


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