This section is from the book "Isopathic / Homeopathic Materia Medica", by Konrad Werthmann. See also: Boericke's New Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica with Repertory.
Liquid dilution for oral intake
Expressed juice from fresh, blooming Echinacea Purpurea
100 ml liquid dilution contains: Medically active substances: 75.6 ml expressed juice from fresh, blooming Echinacea purpurea herbs (1.5-2.5:1). Other constituents: ethanol 22 Vol.%.
The origin of Echinacea purpurea is North America, where its wound healing properties was preferred by the indians. Echinacea preparations have an immunbiological effect on humans. Echinacea stimulates the production of the endogenic interferon and therefore considerably increases the defensive mechanism. Amongst others they increase the number of leucocytes and splenocytes.
Homeopathic remedy: To be used according to standard homeopathic indications. Support of treatments of recurrent infections of the respiratory and urinary tracts.
Unless otherwise prescribed: Adults 3-4 x dauly 55 drops (= 2.75 ml).
Echinacea expressed juices should not be taken if allergies to compositae are known. The remedy should not to be used if progressive systemic diseases such as tuberculosis, leukaemia or diseases similar to leukaemia (leucosis), rheumatic diseases of the connective tissue (collagenosis), multiple sclerosis, diseases and/or infections caused by the AIDS or HIV virus, and other auto-immune diseases are known.
Hypersensitivity reactions may occur in individual cases. It has been observed that remedies that contain preparations from Echinacea purpurea can cause exanthema, pruritus or in rare cases facial swelling, difficult breathing, vertigo and drop in blood pressure. Discontinue medication and treat symptomatically.
Do not use if seal is broken or missing. This remedy should not be used past its expiration date. Protect from light and heat during storage. As with any drug, if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek professional advice before taking this product.
Not longer than 8 weeks.
Patients suffering from alcoholism or liver diseases should be aware that Episcorit contains 22 Vol.% alcohol. The amount of alcohol per dose for adults is equivalent to approx. one teaspoon. The remedy may only be used up to 4 weeks after opening the bottle.
The following dosage forms are available: 30 ml and 100 ml dropper bottle 1X.