Gunpowder Homeopathic medicines


Gunpowder is a homeopathic medicine that is derived from the substance known as gunpowder, which is a mixture of sulphur, charcoal, and potassium nitrate. The outcome of this mixture is a great remedy that is also known as War remedy because of its action on wounds of warfare.In homeopathy, Gunpowder is primarily used for its antimicrobial properties. This is a wonderful drug in cases of pus formation.

In Similia homeo laboratory gun powder remedies are available in the form of trituration tablet as well as Potencies of 30C and 200CH. It is prepared in a highly sterile atmosphere with atmost perfection using most advanced technology and machineries. Hence Similia homeo laboratory’s Gunpowder remedies are highly effective and result oriented. 

Common names:

This remedy is known by several common names such as 

  • Black powder,
  • Brown powder,
  • Carbon-sulfur-kali-nitricum, 
  • Poudre a canon, etc.

Gun powder in homeopathy :

This homeopathic medicine is a complex organic body that contains phosphorus. It is helpful in treating blood poisoning. It is an excellent blood purifier and helps in increasing anti-septic action of blood. Skin problems like boils and eruptions are also healed by the use of this medicine.


Gunpowder is commonly used in homeopathy to treat infections and promote wound healing.

 It is often recommended for conditions such as boils, abscesses, septic wounds, and infected wounds.

 It is believed to help in drawing out pus, promoting drainage, and preventing the spread of infection.

Helps in treating septic cellulitis

Cures septic and toxic injuries

Heals cuts, deep injuries, animal bites

A remedy for various kinds of Blood Poisoning, wounds that have become poisoned with the germs of putrefaction

Clinical uses: 

An excellent blood purifier in low potency. Helps healing after extraction of abscessed tooth

It is antipsoric, anti-syphilitic and anti-sycotic.







Cuts, poisoned

Ivy (Hedera) poisoning


Tonsillitis, septic


Wounds that refuse to heal


Common indications of Gunpowder :

Wounds that have progressed towards becoming harmed with the germs of rot.

In youngsters for worms-lumbricoide.

Imperative demonstrated indications of gun powder:

A solution for different sorts of Blood Affections (harming).

Black powder helps to build the ordinary antiseptic activity of the blood, empowers the blood to dispose of sickness germs.

A brilliant blood purifier in low strength.

Black powder helps to mend after extraction of turned into a boil tooth.

Utilized for wounds with septic suppuration which will not recuperate.

Explosive is utilized for both prescriptions just as a prophylactic.

The toxin (germs) rapidly discovers its way into the blood - bubbles, carbuncles, ejections, abscesses, or different signs show up, demonstrating obviously that the blood has been harmed. To every one of these conditions, Gunpowder goes about as a counteractant.

A tendency to Recurrent Boils.


The appropriate dosage of Gunpowder will depend on the individual's specific condition and the recommendation of a qualified homeopathic practitioner. It is typically available in the form of pellets or liquid dilutions.


Gunpowder homeopathic medicine is usually taken orally. Pellets or liquid dilutions can be placed under the tongue or dissolved in a small amount of water before ingestion.

Place tablets into the mouth and enable them to disintegrate under the tongue.

Grown-ups and young people (12 years and older)2 to 4 tablets, four occasions day by day, or as prescribed by your human services specialist.

Kids (under 12 years)2 tablets two times per day.

In intense cases a portion each hour or two.

In extreme, agonizing affections a portion each ten to fifteen minutes.

In unending affections one to four portions day by day.


The duration of treatment with Gunpowder will vary depending on the severity and nature of the condition being treated.

Rules to follow for best results:

Continuously keep a gap of 15 minutes prior to or after dinners when you take the drug.

If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homeopathic professional before use.

Abstain from eating tobacco or drinking liquor over the span of medicine.

Maintain half an hour gap between food/drink/any other medicines and homeopathic medicine.

Avoid any strong smell in the mouth while taking medicine e.g. camphor, garlic, onion, coffee.

Gunpowder the wonder drug:

Whenever Gunpowder is indicated in a case in homeopathy, the keyword that first passes through our mind is "healing ". This single word comprises the potential of this drug and its strength in homeopathy.  Similia homeo laboratory’s Gunpowder remedies are considered an Antiseptic for traumas to the skin to prevent or assist resolution of an infection. It is a symptomatic relief for wounds that refuse to heal as well as acute infections,  boils , abscesses or bites. Hence it proves to be a relief for several people struggling with these kind of acute skin troubles. 

Blog prepared by Dr Noreen Naushad, Manufacturing chemist, Similia Homoeo Laboratory 


  • Siobhan Quinlan

    Siobhan Quinlan

    Friday 15th March 2024

    Can gun powder address chronic bronchitis that produces green sticky mucus balls that are ejected from soft shot gun coughing in the 8-9 am time frame every day. Thanks

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