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One dose of a homeopathic remedy
usually consists of 1 to 6 pellets (depending on the size of
pellet), but the exact amount is not important.
Simply tap the container and take the amount that falls
out. When taking
homeopathic remedies follow these rules:
Never touch the pellets with your hands.
Carefully tap or shake the pellets out into the cap of
the container or a clean dry spoon.
If extra pellets spill out, do not put them back into the
container. Use or
Being careful not to contaminate the cap, place the
pellets in the mouth and under the tongue.
Let the pellets dissolve in the mouth for at least 30
Do not take anything with the remedy or take anything
else in the mouth at least 15 minutes before and after taking a
Do not expose the open container to any strong odors
(such as perfumes, cooking smells, fresh paint or camphor) or to
other open remedies.
Take as directed on the container.
Be careful not to contaminate the pellets, container or
Always keep the lid on tight (but not too tight).
If the cap breaks or the seal comes out, contact us for a
Always leave the remedy in its original container.
Store it in a cool, dry dark place (not the
Store it away from strong odors such as food and cooking
smells, mothballs, perfumes, camphor and strong smelling
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Avoid strong aromatic oils such as tea tree oil (Melaleuca),
eucalyptus and especially camphor, as well as any particularly
strong essential oils or strong aromatherapy. Camphor is found
in such products as Blistex, Carmex, Chapstick, Tiger Balm,
Vic's Vapor Rub, Mentholatum, some liniments for muscles, and
some facial cleansers (e.g., Noxema). Lip balms found in health
food stores may be fine but check the label for tea tree oil or
camphor. Don't worry about common scents and perfumes. [Only
if given the remedies Natrum-muriaticum
(nat-m) or Phosphorus (phos),
also avoid menthol, peppermint and mint products (e.g. most
Avoid coffee and coffee products including decaffeinated
coffee. Black teas are okay if used in moderation.
Herb teas are fine.
Avoid electric blankets.
Waterbed heaters and the occasional use of heating pads
Whenever possible avoid other types of therapy unless you
have discussed them with your homeopath.
However, if you must use another medicine or therapy and
you do not have the opportunity to discuss it with your
homeopath, do not stop taking the remedy.
Do not use any other homeopathic remedies unless using a
first aid or acute remedy in an emergency situation.