Drops _ Injection solution Composition:
Drops: 100 g cont.: Citrullus colocynthis D2, Citrullus colocynthis D10, Citrullus colocynthis D30, Citrullus colocynthis D200 0.8 g each; Gnaphalium polycephalum D1, Gnaphalium polycephalum D10, Gnaphalium polycephalum D30, Gnaphalium polycephalum D200 0.2 ml each. Contains 35 vol.-% alcohol.
Injection solution: 1.1 ml cont.: Citrullus colocynthis D4, Citrullus colocynthis D10, Citrullus colocynthis D30, Citrullus colocynthis D200 8.8 µl each; Gnaphalium polycephalum D3, Gnaphalium polycephalum D10, Gnaphalium polycephalum D30, Gnaphalium polycephalum D200 2.2 µl each.
Neuralgia, including, in particular, sciatica; osteochondrosis, particularly in the lumbar region of the vertebral column.
Drops: In general, 10 drops 3 times daily. In acute disorders, initially 10 drops every 15 minutes, over a period lasting up to two hours. Long-term application of the preparation (over several months or longer) must be supervised by a therapist.
Injection solution: In acute disorders daily, otherwise 3-1 times weekly 1 ampoule i.m., s.c., i.d., i.v.
Drops: Drop bottles containing 30 and 100 ml.
Injection solution: Packs containing 5, 10, 50 and 100 ampoules of 1.1 ml.
Pharmacological and clinical notes
Citrullus colocynthis (bitter-apple)
Stabbing pains as if caused by knives, neuralgia of various origins and locations, improved by pressure, periodicity, sensation of numbness, coxitis, atrophy of the musculature, renal colic (left), diarrhoea with colicky pain, nervous irritability.
Gnaphalium polycephalum (cudweed)
Neuralgia and rheumatism with sensation of numbness and stabbing pains (sciatica). Due to the individual homoeopathic constituents of Colocynthis-Homaccord, therapeutic possibilities result for the treatment of neuralgia of various origins and locations, especially sciatic neuralgia, intercostal neuralgia and intervertebral disc disorders. Since neuralgia is often intervertebral, Colocynthis-Homaccord is the most important basic therapeutic agent for osteochondrosis of the spinal column (with China-Homaccord S, Discus compositum ampoules, the affected segments needing additional therapeutics (Gelsemium-Homaccord: neck, head; Ranunculus-Homaccord: intercostal neuralgia; Ferrum-Homaccord, Rhododendroneel S, etc.).
Colocynthis-Homaccord is an effective preparation for neuralgiform disorders of the motorist when, after a fairly long drive he cannot continue sitting due to discomfort in the legs. In such cases, a few doses rapidly take effect, acting for several hours. Alternating remedies are also Aesculus-Heel for pain in the sacrum, Spascupreel and Lymphomyosot for intestinal colic, Gelsemium-Homaccord and Spigelon for headache, Dulcamara-Homaccord for a sensation of heaviness and pressure on the shoulders, torticollis, etc.
The dosage is adjusted according to the disease, the symptoms and the stage of the illness: In acute disorders, massive initial-dose therapy: 10 drops every 15 minutes, otherwise 10 drops 3-4 times daily. For acute disorders 1 ampoule daily, otherwise 1-3 times weekly i.m., s.c. (for neuralgia in the region of the pain), i.v., alternating or mixed with Neuralgo-Rheum-Injeel, Circulo-Injeel, etc.