Drops _ Injection solution Composition:
Drops: 100 g cont.: Kalmia latifolia D8, Mercurius praecipitatus ruber D10, Asa foetida D8 1g each. Contains 35 vol.-% alcohol.
Injection solution: 2.2 ml cont.: Kalmia latifolia D8, Mercurius praecipitatus ruber D10, Asa foetida D8 22 µl each.
Affections of the joints and connective tissue, e.g. arthritis, arthrosis, periarthritis, affections of the tendons and ligaments, of the periosteum and connective tissue of the vessels; (postsyphilitic) affections of the heart; chronic dermatosis.
In rare cases, increased flow of saliva may occur after taking this medication. If this happens, the therapist should be consulted.
Interactions with other medication:
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.
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 2.2 ml.
Pharmacological and clinical notes
Kalmia latifolia (mountain laurel)
Rheumatic and neuralgic pains, mainly on the right side; pains attack a large part of a limb or several joints; pains along the ulnar nerves to the index finger; joints red, hot and swollen; stabbing pains in the heart.
Mercurius praecipitatus ruber (red mercuric oxide)
Periostitis, nocturnal ostealgia, fistulae of the bone, acne pustulosa. Asa fetida (asafetida)
Ostealgia, with stabbing pains; caries of the bone; periostitis.
Based on the individual homoeopathic constituents of Kalmia compositum, therapeutical possibilities result for the treatment of acute and especially chronic inflammation of the periosteum with gelatinous infiltration of the connective tissue, of arthritis and arthrosis with a tendency towards deformation, and (particularly nocturnal) ostealgia and pains in the periosteum. Experimentally, this preparation may be administered in cases of a tendency to form aneurysms on the central and perepheral arteries (radiating pains in the right arm).
Alternating remedies, apart from Traumeel S and Zeel (also as tablets and ointment) are Neuralgo-Rheum-Injeel, Colocynthis-Homaccord and Discus compositum ampoules.
The dosage is adjusted according to the disease, the symptoms and the stage of the illness: 10 drops 3 times daily; in painful conditions, 10 drops every 15 minutes. Initially 1 ampoule every 1-2 days; later once to twice weekly in the region of the pain and inflammation, s.c., i.d., also i.m., i.v.