Dr. Reckeweg R 48
Indications: Pulmonary weakness and first appearance of tuberculous diseases. Complementary remedy in bronchial asthma, chronic pulmonary catarrh, cough resulting from excessive smoking. Complementary or alternative remedy in all catarrhal affections of the upper air passages. Weakness and pains between the omoplates, weariness, nocturnal perspiration.
Mode of action of main Ingredients:
Acidum picrinicum: In case of lassitude and burning pains in and between the omo-plates.
Bryonia: Attenuates the catarrh and irritation in the costal pleura. Indicated in pleurisy which frequently leads to the development of tuberculosis.
Dulcamara: Consequences of drenching in hydrogenoid constitution. Pressure on the shoulders.
Ferrum phosphoricum: After cold with irritation of the upper air passages and continuous stimulation of cough. In feverish bronchitis and peribronchitis with bronchopneumonic foci, in pulmonary tuberculosis with febrile and subfebrile temperatures.General tonic after loss of humours and exhausting illnesses. Selective effect in pulmonary diseases, in pneumonia and tuberculosis.
Kalium carbonicum: Against nocturnal perspiration and weakness between the omoplates, frequently as pre-tuberculous symptoms.
Lycopodium: Effective for the liver, support of the detoxication function. Aperitive.
Sepia: General effect on the physical constitution, general tonic for the body. Against weariness, weakness, lack of energy, fatigue.
Silicea: Effective in case of pulmonary inflammation and inflammation of the pulmonary alveoli (hilus gland).
The present remedy acts mainly on the constitutional weakness, especially of the lungs, and in pre-tuberculous conditions of weakness. It may be used in cases of tuberculosis as a tonic and to ameliorate the constitution. It may also be used as a complementary remedy in bronchial asthma and in case of weakness resulting from a cold, etc.
Dosage: Generally 3 times daily 10-15 drops in some water before meals. In dorsal pains, take every 5-10 minutes the same dose.
Remarks: Complementary remedies: R43 in asthma.R6 in case of influenza and fever.R24 in irritation of the costal pleura and pleurisy.R32 in exhausting perspiration, specially nocturnal.R34 to improve calcification in the focal centre of the lungs, with tuberculosis of the hilus glands in children.