Mode of action of main ingredients of Dr. Reckeweg R8 Syrup
Ammonium causticum: Convulsive cough accompanied by plenty of loose mucus.
Belladonna: Convulsive cough attack, hollow and barking cough, dry mucus membranes.
Bryonia: Harsh and dry cough with pain in the chest.
Chamomilla: Convulsive cough, catarrh, and hoarseness with an accumulation of tenacious mucus in the throat, dry cough, chiefly in the evening and at night.
Coccus cacti: Hypersensitivity of the mucosa of the pharynx. Spasmodic cough with viscous glairy expectorations.
Corallium rubrum: Violent attack of convulsive cough with choking fit.
Cuprum aceticum: Spasmodic cough, viscous mucus, dyspnea.
Drosera: Convulsive cough with cyanosis and suffocation, spasmodic asthma.
Ipecacuanha: Dry asphyxiant cough with glottis spasm, nausea, and emesia.
Spongia: Hollow cough, cough at night.
Sticta pulm: Cold down from the nose to the pharynx and trachea, followed by bronchitis. Pressure on the root of the nose.
Thymus vulg: Expectorant.
Dosage of Dr. Reckeweg R8 Syrup
- Whooping cough: At the beginning of the treatment frequent doses, every 1 hour 10 drops in some water, or one teaspoon (5ml) of syrup. Advisable is, to alternate from hour to hour the cough syrup and the cough drops. After attenuation of the graveness and frequency of the fits of coughing (generally in 2-3 days) take the medicine every 2 hours.
- In the treatment of non-specific catarrhs, following whooping cough, take 4-6 times daily 10-15 drops in some water, or one teaspoon (5ml) of syrup.
- Acute bronchitis and laryngopharyngitis: Every 2-3 hours 10-15 drops or one teaspoon of syrup.
In influenza, use also R6.