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R38 Dr. Reckeweg, pelvic inflammatory disease, 50 ml



R38 | Affections of the abdomen, cyst – right side


Affections of the abdomen, on the right side; right-sided ovaritis, adnexitis, salpingitis (pelvic inflammatory disease), parametritis; the initial stages of acute appendicitis; cysts and benign tumours of the ovaries.  Edema of the larynx; useful after insect bites and stings.

Mode of action

The action of the individual remedies, in combination primarily exerts an effect on the right side of the abdomen.

Apis: Burning, stinging pains in the right abdomen, may be accompanied by edema; right-sided inflammatory conditions; right-sided ovaritis, ovarian cysts; improvement with local application of cold; indicated for insect bites.

Apisinum: Intensifies the effect of Apis mellifica.  The indications are similar.

Arsenicum album: Remedy with specific action in right-sided renal disorders and renal colic; pains are burning in nature, but relieved by heat; right-sided ovarian pain; tremendous anxiety and restlessness; right-sided inflammatory conditions of the female pelvic organs.

Bryonia: Appendicitis: patient lies on the right, worse from any motion, from deep inspiration, better by cold applications; non-specific inflammation

Sulfur: Increases and complements the effect of Apis mellifica.  Reduces itching and the psoric disorders which follow ovarian or abdominal affections; constitutional remedy which increases reactivity in chronic cases.

Remedies to be considered

  • Chronic paroxysmal appendicitis: R1 and R38 once daily, 5-10 drops each, BC-10

  • Intestinal spasms or diarrhea: R4 or R4 JUNIORBC-3, BC-8

  • Menopausal symptoms: R10

  • Shooting back pains: R11, BC-19

  • Cephalic neuralgia: R16, R187, BC-12

  • Suspected tumours or neoplasms: R17

  • Glandular dysfunctions of women: R20

  • Renal involvement: R27

  • Constipation and/or colics: R37 or R37 JUNIOR, R192, BC-4

  • Pains in the sacral region of women: R50

Clinical experience

  • Typically regarded as an acute formula.

  • Internal, painful scar tissue, 5-10 drops 3-4 times daily.

  • Endometriosis, postoperative pain, diverticulosis.

  • If indicated, administer in alternation with R39 at ½ hour intervals.


Apis D6 1 g, Apisinum D12 1 g, Arsenicum album D200 1 g, Bryonia D30 1 g, Sulfur D30 1 g.

Non-medicinal ingredients: ethanol, purified water.


Adults: 5-10 drops 1-3 times daily in a little water or undiluted or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.

Cautions and warnings
  • Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
  • Consult a healthcare practitioner before use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
For more information, please consult your healthcare practitioner.
DIN-HM 80016169