Possible reactions to your remedy The Royal London Homœopathic Hospital Homeopathy is a very safe and gentle method 60 Great Ormond Street, London WC1N 3HR PHARMACY of healing. The remedies work in a different www.rlhh.org.uk way to the medicines that you are used to receiving from your GP. As well as relieving Patient services the symptoms they stimulate your body to heal Tel: 020 7391 8888 Fax: 020 7391 8869 itself. In some cases symptoms may appear to Royal London Homœopathic Hospital become worse after starting the remedy. The NHS Centre for Integrated Medicine This is usually a good sign as it indicates that your body is reacting to the remedy, but has been over-stimulated. If this happens, stop taking the remedy for about a week or until the symptoms settle. Only re-start taking the remedy if necessary. If you experience continued symptoms of aggravation please contact your hospital doctor. In Case of emergency, contact: How to take your Pharmacy Department homeopathic remedies 020 7391 8805 - May 2009 - When to take your Pills should be tipped into the bottle lid or Oral drops or liquid can be given on a Homeopathic remedy onto a clean spoon and transferred to the spoon or placed in a small amount of water mouth. Hold in the mouth for at least ten before swallowing. Take your remedy at seconds and then suck or chew. Do not least twenty minutes swallow with water. Storage of remedies away from anything strongly flavoured: Pill dispensers may be purchased from the Remedies should be stored in a cool, dry food, drink (except water), smoking, pharmacy, which make it easier to obtain the place, away from direct sunlight and strong toothpaste and any other medication. required amount of pills with minimum smelling substances such as camphor, contact. menthol, soaps eucalyptus and perfumes. Allow one to two minutes between each homeopathic remedy. How to use the Remedies should be stored away from tubes electronic gadgetry, mobile phones and Why take them this way? other radiation emitting equipment if Turn the tube upside- possible. The effects of homeopathic remedies are down so that the clear thought to be enhanced by absorption cap is at the bottom. through the lining of the mouth and any Please keep all medicines strong flavours may interfere with this Twist the clear cap out of the sight and reach of children. absorption. until the required number of pills drop Taking your remedy into it. How long should you take your remedy for? Contact with the hands should be kept to a Gently ease the clear minimum as the pills are coated with the cap away from the This varies for each homeopathic remedy. tube, tip the pills onto individual; however, a clean spoon or cup you should hope to Oral drops should be held in the mouth for and then place in your see a steady ten seconds before swallowing. mouth as directed. improvement of your symptoms. If your Replace the cap. symptoms disappear Drops can be put directly onto the tongue, under the tongue, onto a clean spoon and completely stop sucked or placed in a small amount of water. Remedies for babies and young children taking your homeopathic remedy Pills or tablets can be crushed between Oral liquids should be held in the mouth or follow your two clean spoons and put straight onto the for ten seconds before swallowing. doctor’s instructions. tongue.
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