MODE OF ACTION OF MAIN INGREDIENTS:
Anacardium: Gastric complaints, improving after eating, pains around midnight.
Argentum nitricum: Epigastric complaints, noisy and frequent belching with temporary improvement.
Arsenicum album: Remedy for mucous membrane, burning pain in the stomach with vomiting.
Carbo vegetabilis: Sensation of repletion in abdominal cavity, asthenia and exhaustion.
Chamomilla: Nervous hypersensitivity and irritability. Swelling of the stomach.
Chelidonium: Effective for liver and bile, choleretic, improvement of gastric disorder by ingestion.
Lycopodium: Gastro-intestinal disturbances, bitter taste in mouth, lack of appetite, constipation, flatulent colic.
Nux vomica: Nervous irritability, hypochondria, stomach constriction, disturbances due to nicotin.
Scrophularia nodosa: Griping pains in abdomen, hyperacidity improving after eating.
In some patients, sensitive to drugs, the pains may grow worse after a few days of treatment, which is the socalled primary reaction. In such cases it will be advisable to discontinue the treatment completely for 1-2 days. Resumption of treatment will result in continued improvement. In other cases follow treatment with intermissions, or reduce the dose, or give the drops on a full stomach.
It is characteristic in the use of Dr. Reckeweg R5, to see the usual relapses decrease progressively in graveness and frequency, until they disappear completely.