Influenza is commonly known as flu. It is a respiratory disease which is caused by a virus. This virus mainly attacks the nose, throat, and lungs. Influenza is mainly classified as mild to moderate. At times it may be severe.
Influenza mainly spread from person to person through coughing or sneezing of people with influenza. Touching the infected material like towels, handkerchief and touching mouth or nose of infected individual may spread this condition. When infected person coughs, sneezes or talks droplets released it may infect healthy individual which is nearby to infected individual.
Dr.Reckeweg’s R6 medicine is a combination of homeopathic remedies and helps to relieve symptoms of flu.
- Manufacturer: Dr.Reckeweg’s Homoeopathy
- Availability: Online and at medical stores
- Type of medicine: Proprietary Homeopathic Medicine
- Dr.Reckeweg’s Homoeopathy
- Indication: Relieves symptoms associated with colds and flu
- MRP/Price: 22ml @ INR 200
Symptoms of influenza
- Body aches
- Dry cough
- Extreme tiredness
- Muscle aches
- Sore throat
- Stomach symptoms- like nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea.
- Stuffy nose
Complications of influenza include
- Bacterial pneumonia
- Ear infections
- Sinus infections
- Worsening of chronic medical conditions, such as congestive heart failure, asthma, or diabetes.
Composition of R6 Influenza Drops
Aconitum napellus 4X, Baptisia tinctoria 4X, Bryonia 4X, Camphora 3X, Causticum 6X, Eucalyptus globulus 3X, Eupatorium perfoliatum 3X, Ferrum phosphoricum 8X, Gelsemium sempervirens 6X, Sabadilla 6X, 1 g each in 10 g.
Ethanol, purified water
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Baptisia tinctoria It is very good remedy when patient has low fevers, with any type of septic conditions of the blood. Patient has sick feeling with great muscular soreness. Patient has all the secretions which are offensive- like breath, stool, urine, sweat. It is very good remedy for typhoid. Patient has chills, with rheumatic pains and soreness all over the body. Patient has heat all over, with occasional chills. Chill is felt around 11 a.m. Patient has dark red face with pain at the root of the nose. Muscles of jaw rigid . There is bitter taste in mouth. Patient has great difficulty in swallowing solid food.
Bryonia alba It is a remedy with stitching, tearing, pains, which is worse by any motion, especially in the chest, worse by pressure. Pulse in fever is full, hard, tense, and quick. Chills with external coldness, dry cough, stitches. Patient has internal heat. Patient has sour sweat after slight exertion. Easy, profuse perspiration. There is soreness in the larynx and trachea. Cough is dry at night, must sit up. This is worse after eating or drinking. There is frequent desire to take a long breath, must expand lungs. There is difficult and quick, respiration. This is worse with every movement. Movement causes stitches in the chest. Pulse is hard, full, tense, and quick. There is chills with external coldness. dry cough, stitches. Patient feel heat inside body. Patient experiences sour sweat after slight exertion. There is easy, profuse perspiration. It is very god remedy for rheumatic fever and typhoid fever with marked by liver symptoms.
Camphora officinalis One of the important feature of the remedy is that the patient will not be covered, but he has icy coldness of the body. There is stopping of nose with sneezing. Face is pale, anxious, and cold, with cold sweat. Patient has fever with weak and slow pulse. There is cold perspiration. Tongue cold and trembling. Skin is cold, pale at times blue. Yet patient cannot bear to be covered.
Causticum It is especially suited to patient who are dirty, white patches on face. Weakness is marked in this remedy which can be due to disease, worry, or from long standing, This remedy has marked burning, rawness and soreness. Patient has coryza, with hoarseness. Patient has pimples and warts on nose. There is loss of voice. It is very good remedy for laryngitis, with cough and soreness of the chest. There is difficulty expectoration. This expectoration must be swallowed. Cough with pain in the hip, especially left, worse in the evening. Patient feels better, drinking cold water, this is worse from warmth of bed. Patient feel pain in the chest and it is difficult to lie down at night.
Eucalyptus Globulus It is a powerful antiseptic. It is a remedy with marked effects on influenza. Fever which comes again. There is stuffing of nose with thin, watery discharge. There is feeling of tightness across nose. Sometimes discharge is full of pus and has fetid discharge. There is elevation of temperature. It is very good remedy for continuous and typhoid fevers. There is fetid discharge from body. Patient has high fever. Patient experiences dull headache with feeling of heaviness in head with coryza and sore throat.
Eupatorium perfoliatum This is remedy for weak people who tires very easily. Bone pain is marked in this remedy. Weakness of all organ function is well marked. Coryza is seen with sneezing, hoarseness. Cough with soreness in the chest is seen, patient has support the chest. Influenza with great soreness of the muscles and bones. There is chronic, loose cough, chest sore, worse at night. Cough is relieved by getting on hands and knees. In fever, chill is seen between 7 and 9 a.m. preceded by thirst, great soreness and pain in bones. There is feeling of vomiting, along with vomiting of bile at the end of chills or hot stage. There is throbbing headache. Patient knows that fever is coming on because he cannot drink enough fluid. Perspiration relieves all symptoms except headache.
Ferrum phosphoricum It is given in all stages of fever like conditions. Patient is robust, nervous, sensitive, anaemic with the false redness of face. Weakness is well marked. Patient takes cold very easily. Face is flushed, with soreness and hotness of cheeks. Mouth is hot . Sore throat which is seen singers. Chill daily at 1 p.m. Given in first stage of all catarrhal fever.
Gelsmium Patient has great weakness, with dizziness, drowsiness, dullness and trembling. Pulse is slow. Patient has slow pulse, tired feeling. There is great mental weakness. Paralysis is seen in various groups of muscles around the eyes, throat, chest, larynx. Patient has all complaints from heat of sun. There is sneezing, with fullness at the root of nose. There is dryness of nose. There is watery, discharges from nose which corrodes surrounding area. Acute coryza, with dull headache and fever. In fever patient wants to held, because he shakes so much. Chills up and down back. Lon heat and sweat stage. Chill is seen without thirst, along the spine, going up and down.
Sabdilla It is important remedy for hay fever. Patient is sensitive to taking cold. There is continuous sneezing, with a running nose. Coryza, with sever pains and redness of eyes and watery discharge from eyes. In fever chill predominates, from below upwards. Heat in the head in face, hands and feet icy cold, with chill. Patient is thirst less.
Indications of R6 Drops
- For the temporary relief of minor symptoms associated with colds and flu
- Minor sore throat pain
- Running nose
Dosage of R6 Drops
- For acute illness with fever like symptom-10 drops in some water every 15 to 30 minutes.
- When fever is abating which occurs after 1-2 days and perspiration appears, take the medicine every 1-2 hours 10-15 drops.
- When fever has gone, take during several days every 2-3 hours 10 drops in some water.
- In order to prevent epidemic of influenza epidemic take medicine 3-4 times a day 10-15 drops in some water.
- Consult doctor before giving to children younger than 2 years and during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
- Consult a doctor if
- Symptoms persist for more than 7 days (5 days for children).
- Fever persists for more than 3 days
- Symptoms worsen or if new symptoms occur
- Redness or swelling is present, because these could be signs of a serious condition
- Sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting.