This remedy is useful wherever a general antihistamine would be indicated e.g. non-specific skin rash, urticaria, general allergic reactions, chicken pox and shingles. It is also helpful for itchy skin in animals. This remedy will not cause drowsiness.
For supportive assistance in shingles, add injury 6c for nerve pain & inflammatory relief. This remedy can be used in conjunction with sinus 30c when there is an allergic component to sinus congestion. When dosing more than one remedy, alternate the dosing between the remedies (see Dosing Guidelines & sinus congestion).
One dose is 3-5 pillules sucked under the tongue in a clean mouth, this applies to adults, children and animals alike.
In acute conditions, dose every hour for 3 doses thereafter 4-6 hourly as required for 3-5 days.
If further dosing is required e.g. allergic sinus, dose once a week for a month.
See dosage guidelines for further details.
For those taking blood-thinning agents e.g. warfarin, clopidogrel, heparin etc. Together with this remedy, there is a low risk of affecting the clotting process in sensitive individuals.
See last paragraph under dosing guidelines called ‘blood-thinning agents’.