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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 more
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 more
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 more
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 more
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
Leave it alone...: This is a poxvirus, 4 -subtypes (mcv1-4), and can be quite contagious. Lasting from 3wks to 2-3 months, but an outbreak can last to 18 months. They often resolve without treatment. Attempts at removal such as scraping/rubbing may actually spread the virus more. Topical such as wart cream or 10% benzoyl peroxide (acne cream) can help. Cryotherapy by your doc also can be tried...Good luck.. ...Read more
Residual skin discoloration in the groin may persist for weeks to months after more severe forms of jock itch. This darkish discoloration is called hyperpigmentation. Treat with one or a combination of:
hydroquinone 4% cream, acid cream, Azelaic Acid 15% cream.
Over-the-counter fading cream with 2% hydroquinone (porcelana).
Specially designed prescription creams. Most important, treat the infect. ...Read more
Nymphomaniac: I would first look up up the meaning of the word and make sure you are meaning what you think you are thinking. You are seeking affection and caring. Sex is and extension of these feelings. Find people who like and love you because of who you are not not because of your looks or because of your body. ...Read more
Rest and fluids: Get some rest, take fluids, take precautions to avoid spreading it to others; take tylenol (acetaminophen) if you have fever; you may take over the counter medications if these help with the symptoms but do not expect any of these or other treatments to shorten the duration of illness. ...Read more
???: Describe your problem. What exactly are you experiencing? Give some examples. ...Read more
For a cold...: How to help a cold: for the sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). For congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. For hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth.. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more