Dr Reckeweg Combination Tissue Salts - BC-4
Constipation results when waste material moves too slowly through the large bowel, resulting in infrequent and /or painful elimination. It can result from either organic or functional disturbances in the system. BC-4 combines give tissue salts to address symptoms such as constipated bowels with dry, hard stool accompanied by dull headaches, foul breath and coated tongue.
Dosage of Combination Salts:
Suggested dosage for Children and Adolescents:
- 0 to 1 year: 1 tablet
- 1 to 6 years: 2 tablets
- 6 to 10 years: 3 tablets
- 10 years and older: 4 tablets
Acute cases: In general, administered every 15 minutes, half-hour, hourly or in 2-hour intervals, as required, depending on the intensity of the symptoms.
Subacute cases: 3-4 times a day for a relatively extended period of time.
Chronic cases: 2-3 times a day for a relatively extended period of time.
Infants: 1 tablet at a time, dissolved in some warm water.
More than one salt can be taken concurrently; use in alteration.
Combination salt tablets should be allowed to dissolve under the tongue. Note: The salts are lactose based (milk and sugar)
Composition: Calcarea fluorica 3X, Calcarea Phosphorica 3X, Kali Muriaticum 3X, Natrum Muriaticum 3X, Silicea 6X.
Calcarea Fluorica 3X: There is an inability to expel the faces, helpful for relaxed conditions of the bowe.
Calcarea Phosphorica 3X: Costive, hard stool with blood. Especially helpful in constipation in older patients. Constipation associated with depression, vertigo and headaches.
Kali Muriaticum 3X: Constipation with a white coated tongue. Beneficial in chronic cases of constipation. Torpid liver. Light coloured stools due to a lack of bile from a sluggish liver. Patient's symptoms are worse after eating rich foods, fat and pastry.
Natrum Muriaticum 3X: It is known as the water-distributor, essentially controlling the levels of bodily fluids to maintain a proper degree of moisture throughout the system. Constipation due t dryness of the mucous lining of the bowel. AFter stool there is a torn, bleeding and smarting feeling. Intestinal weakness. Watery secretions from other parts - watery vomit, eyes, excess saliva. Constipation with headaches. Haemorrhoidal constipation. Stools tend to be dry, hard and very difficult to pass. Patient may experience drowsiness. Proctalgia; neuralgia of the lower rectum.
Silicea 6X: This tissue salt is helpful in constipation with chronic scrofulous and suppurative diseases. Especially indicated for children who are malnourished with pale faces. There is a loss of power in the rectum for expulsion of faeces. Faeces recede after partial expulsion. Soreness, stitches and shooting pain in the anus.