A homoeopathic medicine which assists in the treatment of eczema. Wet eczema, dry eczema, cradle cap, dry itchy skin, skin eruptions.
Mode of action
- Viola tricolor, Lappa major, Bellis perennis, Rhus toxicodendron and Vinca minor: are effective in the treatment of various forms of eczema, including cradle cap.
- Rhus toxicodendron and Berberis aquifolium: counteracts the itching frequently associated with eczema.
- Berberis aquifolium and Solidago virgaurea: support the eliminatory function of the liver and kidneys.
|Ingredient||Homeopathic Clinical Indication*|
|Arctium lappa D2 (Burdock)||Dermatitis on the extremities, face and head. Moist, bad smelling eczema with greyish-white crusts. Eczema causing loss of hair. Eczema which becomes infected leading to boils. Eczema associated with liver problems.|
|Bellis Perennis D3 (Daisy)||Dermatitis with itching on the back and the back of the thighs. Itch worse in the heat and better in the cold. Eczema which becomes infected and develops boils. Blistering (vesicular) eczema which weeps.|
|Berberis aquifolium D1 (Oregon grape)||Dry, itchy, scaly eczema. Eruptions on the scale extending to the face. Excessive scaling of the skin (also for psoriasis).|
|Rhus Tox D30 (Poison oak)||Eczema which starts as tiny, itchy blisters (vesicles). Intense itch which is relieved by hot water, baths or showers. Skin rash from contact with Rhus trees and poisonous plants. Also indicated for urticaria (hives) and cellulitis from eczema. Eczema in wet, damp weather.|
|Solidago D1 (Goldenrod)||Skin eruptions associated with kidney problems. Dermatitis with associated hay fever. Itchy rash on hands and feet. Rash with oedema of extremities.|
|Vinca minor D3 (Periwinkle)||Severe pustular cradle cap in infants with bad odour. Oozing eczema which mats the hair together. Itching and burning erupts worse at night. Scalp, face and behind ears mainly affected.|
|Viola tricolor D2 (Pansy)||Unhealthy skin which festers and becomes easily infected. Eczema with secondary infection and impetigo. Eruptions on the face and head which burn and itch. Eczema producing thick scabs which crack and ooze thick yellow pus.|
Adults and children over 12 years:
Take 10 drops on the tongue, or directly under the tongue or in a teaspoon of water 4 times daily 15 minutes before meals. Discontinue once improvement occurs.
Children 6-12 years:
Take 5 drops on the tongue, or directly under the tongue or in a teaspoon of water 4 times daily 15 minutes before meals.
Children 2-6 years:
Take 2 drops on the tongue, or directly under the tongue or in a teaspoon of water 4 times daily 15 minutes before meals.
In acute/severe cases:
Take the relevant number of drops according to your/your child’s age hourly, gradually reducing frequency as improvement occurs, or as directed by your doctor, pharmacist or other healthcare provider.