Pulsatilla is made from the Windflower (Anemone Pratensis). The windflower grows in clusters, indicative of how Pulsatilla types are happiest in the company of others. And as the wind changes direction of the flower, these people tend to change viewpoints easily.

Disposition. The person needing the homeopathic remedy Pulsatilla have a mild and yielding disposition. They are very empathetic people and tend to be swayed by emotion rather than thought. Pulsatilla’s are very dependent on others, easily led and may be highly changeable in mood and action. They have a tendency to inward grief and silent peevishness, in need for support and reassurance. The person needing Pulsatilla may fear enclosed spaces, crowds, hights and the dark.

Physical Complaints. The physical complaints are characterized by changeability of the condition. The main spheres where we find disturbances is the hormonal system and in the circulation. Pulsatilla is often given for women’s complaints, and it is one of the main remedies for almost all forms of menstrual problems. Circulatory problems such as varicosities, rosy cheeks, congestive headaches etc. are often seen in people needing Pulsatilla. These tendencies reveals the disposition for Pulsatilla patients to desire cold, fresh air and the aggravation they experience from increased body heat. Other conditions include: depression, asthma, allergy, rheumatism, migraines, cystitis, eczema and ear and eye complaints. It is often given for ailments with a profuse discharge, especially catarrhal conditions.

Children. Pulsatilla is one of the most frequently indicated remedies for infant and childhood health concerns. In children you will see a Pulsatilla type cling to the parents, preferring to sit on their lap, looking for comfort and safety. They crave attention and affection. A familiar scenario among Pulsatilla kids are the jealousy manifesting when younger siblings are born.

This remedy acts best when there is a disposition to chilliness and absence of thirst.