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The pharmacological properties of rheumatic gel are based on the homeopathic characterization of its pharmacologically active ingredients rhus toxicodendron l. (toxicodendron quercifolium) - poisonous sumac, fresh young shoots with leaves are used.
The plant contains tannins; gallic acid and urushiols; These include pyrocatechol derivatives having aliphatic C15 and C17 side chains, as well as up to 3 double bonds (mainly pentadecyl catechins, a small proportion of heptadecyl catechins). Flavono derivatives - fisetin, myricetin, quercetin and kempferol.
Orientation of action: acute and chronic symptoms of rheumatoid diseases of soft tissues and joints.
The main effect of Rhus toxicidendron is in acute and chronic rheumatoid symptoms after colds, overstrain and dislocation: characteristic numbness with goosebumps in the extremities, increased sensitivity to cold and weather; inflammation of the fibrous connective tissues and muscles, as well as joints (including ligaments, bags, fascia, aponeurosis and tendon sheaths). With an increase in the severity of symptoms at rest and at the beginning of movement. A special effect is also noted in acute muscle cramps (for example, with lumbago, myalgia and myogelosis). It is advisable to use this remedy for neuralgia (for example, for lumbar ischialgia), as well as for acute or subacute (up to chronic) articular rheumatism, accompanied by increased sensitivity to cold and heat, and weakening when moving.
Ledum palustre: Ledum marsh, wild rosemary, dried young shoots.
Substances contained in the plant: medicinal raw materials contain essential oil (up to 2.5%) with oxygenated sesquiterpenes (main compounds), including isomers of ice-cream (Ledum camphor) and palustrol, as well as carvacrol and thymol; in addition, coumarins are revealed (fraxin, esculin).
Orientation of action: rheumatic symptoms, joint injuries with sprains or ruptures of ligaments, dislocations, lesions of small joints, tension of the muscles of the spine.
Also, along with the consequences of dislocation and joint injuries with sprains or ruptures of the ligaments, the drug is used for symptoms such as acute and chronic rheumatic ailments, starting first in the area of small joints, to reduce the severity of malaise under the influence of cold in the heels, ankles and soles, with painful swollen toes. At the same time, Ledum is used for rheumatoid lesions of large joints (for example, the shoulder, hip joint); stiffness of the paravertebral muscles, as well as acute muscle pain between the shoulder blades.
Symphytum officinalis: Comfrey collected during flowering, fresh aerial parts of the plant.
Substances contained in the plant: 8–9% tannins, pyrrolisidine alkaloids, such as echimidin, simfitocinoglossin, symphitin and conzilidine (glucoalkaloid) with its split base, conzolycin (alkaloid), choline, mucous substances, traces of essential oil, alkane oil, alkane cream, alcanine, alkane oil, alkane cream, alcanine .
Characterization of Symphytum officinalis is based on the experience of its therapeutic use.
The drug has an organotropic connection with the musculoskeletal system, as well as the consequences of injuries and muscle inflammation, joint sprains, hematomas, periostitis, thrombophlebitis, and to a lesser extent with rheumatic diseases or joint diseases. In general, Symphytum is a tool for the treatment of joints, as an additional tool to reduce the severity of pain in the knee, with diseases of the spine, as well as arthrosis.
Thus, the Revma-Gel preparation contains three active ingredients that complement each other in the treatment of rheumatic joint pain. So, Rhus toxicodendron has proven itself primarily in the treatment of articular rheumatism of various stages, which developed as a result of colds or overstrain.The active substance Ledum is effective mainly for rheumatoid pain in small and large joints, as well as with a predisposition to gout. Completes the combination of Symphytum, used for pain in joints of non-rheumatic etiology, it has long been considered a homeopathic "bone" remedy.
Rheumatic and degenerative diseases of muscles and joints, painful tension and muscle strain, as well as lumbago (pain in the lumbosacral spine).
Adults and children over the age of 1 year apply the gel 3 times a day to painful places, gently rubbing into the skin. in the chronic course of the disease, apply the gel 1-2 times a day on the painful areas with a thin layer, slightly rubbing it into the skin. the amount of the preparation applied in this case should not exceed 10-15 mm of the gel strip squeezed out of the tube. if after 1–2 weeks of treatment with the drug there is no therapeutic effect, the patient should consult a doctor.
Individual hypersensitivity to rhus toxicodendron (sprouts of poison sumac).
Occasionally, skin-allergic reactions are noted.
When using homeopathic remedies at the beginning of treatment, a temporary deterioration is possible. in this case, you should stop taking the drug and consult a doctor.
Like all medications, Revma-Gel during pregnancy and lactation should be used after consulting a doctor.
At a temperature not lower than 0 ° C.
Shelf life 5 years.
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