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R42 Dr. Reckeweg 50 ml


R42 Venous stasis, varicosis, inflammation of the veins


Venous stasis, varicosis, and varicose ailments; varicose eczema; inflammation of the veins; constriction of the veins in the lower limbs causing a sensation of heaviness and progressive dermatitis and pruritus.

Mode of action

R42‘s general mechanism of action of is directed towards the symptomatic relief of venous stasis; this includes the associated formation of varices and its sequela, elephantiasis, and edema of the lower thigh.

Aesculus: Specific remedy for venous dilatation, venous stasis, and generalized venous congestion; venous distension or varices of the rectum, throat, esophagus, eyes, etc.

Belladonna: Intense local or general vascular congestion; local congestion causes symptoms of inflammation, reddening, pain, heat, etc.; localized rash caused by congestion.

Calcium fluoratum: Indicated in conditions causing weakening of the supporting tissues; varices, vascular tumours; varicose eczema; hypertension.

Carduus marianus: Drainage remedy relieving vascular and hepatic congestion; venous stasis due to portal congestion, giving rise to varices of the esophagus, lower extremities etc.; varicosities, varicose ulcers of the extremities.

Hamamelis: Weakness of the veins, varicosities, and passive hemorrhage; sore, bruised sensation in affected area.  Epistaxis; esophageal varices; hemorrhoids; varicocele; phlebitis with or without thrombosis; varicose ulcers.

Mezereum: Effective for eczema and other skin conditions; skin lesions are cracking, crusting and there is suppuration; anxiety.

Placenta totalis suis: Disorders of peripheral circulation; chilblains; Buerger’s disease; eczema and ulceration of the legs.

Pulsatilla: Congestion and stasis; varicose veins, venous dilation in the limbs which cause shooting venous pain; varicose ulceration; erythrocyanosis.

Secale cornutum: Primarily acts on the circulation; passive hemorrhages; claudication; varicosities with burning pains, worse heat, better cold; general burning and the sensation of heat.

Vipera berus: Feeling of heaviness in the legs, as common in the case of venous inflammation and stasis; ulcers of the lower legs, hemorrhages.

Remedies to be considered

  • Acute inflammation: R1, R193, BC-10, BC-11
  • To strengthen the heart in the case of thrombosis; the possibility of embolism: R2
  • Hemorrhoids: R13, BC-17
  • General detoxifying therapeutic agent: R26
  • Affections of the abdomen or after child-birth: R38, R39 and R50.
  • Hypertension: BIO 85, R185
Clinical experience
  • Typically administered as a chronic remedy.
  • Hemorrhoids, acne rosacea, heavy legs during heat, during pregnancy.
  • Expect 1 month of treatment for each year of ailment.
  • Aching pain, consider R80 as a pain relieving massage oil.


Aesculus D30 1 g, Belladonna D12 1 g, Calcium fluoratum D30 1 g, Carduus marianus D12 1 g, Hamamelis D6 1 g, Mezereum D12 1 g, Placenta totalis suis D30 1 g, Pulsatilla D30 1 g, Secale cornutum D30 1 g, Vipera berus D12 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 80016230