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The Ingredients Rescue Remedy
No data!: There is very little scientific data on this compound. While I could find no reports of serious side effects, neither could I find any data to verify its effectiveness beyond the sedative effect of the alcohol in it. There's too much uncertainty about Bach's Rescue Remedy for me make ANY recommendations about its use. Sorry -[ ...Read more
Perhaps: St. John's wort (hypericum perforatum) has been shown in clinical trials to be effective for mild to moderate depression and may also help with anxiety. Rescue remedy, which is a proprietary blend of flower essences also be helpfu. Passionflower (passiflora incarnata) is another natural remedy that has a long history of use as an anxiolytic agent worldwide. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: It is a collection of homeopathic "drugs, " which aren't generally tested for, and in addition are present in such tiny amounts that they wouldn't likely be detected even if someone were looking for it. All they test for is alcohol, and most versions of rescue remedy are alcohol-free. For those that are not, the amount of alcohol is minuscule and should not interfere with the tests. ...Read more
I've read about something called Rescue Remedy sold in health food stores. What is in it and does it really work for anxiety? Is it safe to use?
I commend you for your desire for Good Health.
The manufacturer shows ingredients in it- Helianthemum Nummularium HPUS, Clematis Vitalba, Impatiens Glandulifera, Prunus Cerasifera, Ornithogalum Umbellatum.
There is no Clinical Research documenting its effectiveness for Anxiety.
Manufacturer labels Indications: For relief of occasional stress.
See Psychiatrist for Anxiety, Relaxation, Meditation ...Read more
Only if the: Preparation contains ethanol.Get a more detailed answer ›
Of course not: Beware of words like "remedy" & "tonic." They're red flags. In the bad old anarchic unregulated days before the FDA, traveling medicine shows, magnetic healers, herbalists, snake-oil salesmen & other quacks peddled useless cure-alls called "remedies" & "tonics" to a gullible public. As you've discovered, they're still out there, still doing it. You're buying a bottle of very expensive water. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take Bachs rescue remedy (the comfort & reassure one) if you have asthma please. Could there be side affects? Thanks.
Mild asthma symtoms. Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) given as only treatment and only to be used as rescue inhaler. Strange? Ps. I live in europe.
Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) PRN: Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) is prescribed as a rescue inhaler in europe. The long acting bronchodilator formoterol starts working very quickly. The Budesonide decreases inflammation. If you need to use this more than 2x/week, are waking up 2x/month from asthma, or have frequent exacerbations then you need a daily medication for your asthma. ...Read more
Tincture of time!: Millions have colds yearly. It is due to rhinoviruses and others. There is no cure. Rest, humidification, fluids, proper nutrution (chicken soup), fever control, vitamn c, perhaps an antihistamine to dry one up or perhaps a decongestant to open one up may be used. But usually observation, fluids and rest are all that is needed. Cover the coughs, nose and wash the hands. Stay at home! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
COPD: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a complicated yet treatable illness in both allopathy and homeopathy. However, hundreds of homeopathic medicines might be helpful to a person with copd. This means individualized treatment with an trained homeopath is needed, so that your unique totality of symptoms can be considered in the prescription. Follow-up would be long-term, not magic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Find the cause: It's unusual to have daily headaches. The treatment depends on the cause of the headache. Much more medical history, lab work and possible imaging studies are needed to figure this out. See your doctor to discuss evaluation. Something is going on and you need to find what that is. ...Read more
Sleep and hydration: A cold is usually the result of a virus, which will resolve on its own after 3-5 days. Some days may be tough while other days more mild. You should strive to get plenty of sleep, rest, and good nutrition and hydration. Your cold will pass, and you will feel good as new. ...Read more
Find the cause: Itching can be the result of multiple issues. Consult with your primary care doc for some basic labs and if all normal, see an allergist to additional testing. You need to get to the bottom of it to stop it. ...Read more