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R57 Dr. Reckeweg 50 ml


R57 Pulmonary system fortifier


Weakness of the pulmonary parenchyma, frequently characterized by the following: weakness or pain in the back, nocturnal perspiration, an increased susceptibility to infection, circulatory disturbances, lack of appetite, anemia, lack of pallor, cyanosis, and transparency of the skin (especially of the face).

Mode of action

R57 contains two groups of remedies.  One group exerts its influence directly on the bronchial mucous membranes and the second group, comprised of the constitutional remedies, are of benefit to the asthenic and phlegmatic constitutional types.  In this way, it is possible to reduce any existing infection and to reduce susceptibility to tuberculosis by stimulation of the endogenous immune response.

Arsenum iodatum: Stimulates the appetite; effective in pulmonary tuberculosis, asthma, purulent bronchitis, and pulmonary abscess; dry, irritating cough without expectoration.

Calcium carbonicum hahnemanni: Leucophlegmatic constitution; general sensitivity to cold, sweating on the occiput – especially at night; dyspnea upon exertion.

Lycopodium: Increases hepatic activity, facilitates the detoxifying function of the liver; stimulates the appetite; asthma; chronic dry, tickling cough; right-sided pneumonia.

Phosphorus: Pulmonary tuberculosis; chronic bronchitis; asthma; emphysema; pneumonia – especially left-sided; recurring respiratory infections; lingering, tickling coughs.

Silicea: Weakness of the pulmonary connective tissue; tuberculosis; chilliness, and sensitivity to cold.

Teucrium scorodonia: Specific for pulmonary tuberculosis, chronic bronchitis, and rhinitis

Remedies to be considered

  • Intestinal afflictions: R4 or R4 JUNIOR, BC-8
  • Catarrh and cough: R8, R9 or R9 JUNIOR, BC-6
  • Pleurisy: R24
  • To stimulate elimination and detoxification: R26
  • Anemia: R31, BC-1
  • Nocturnal perspiration: R32
  • Pulmonary weakness in diabetes: R40 additionally, BC-7
  • Asthmatic constitution: R43, BC-2
  • Laryngitis: R45, BC-10
  • Tuberculosis or other pulmonary afflictions: R48
  • Immune system fortifier: BIO 93

Clinical experience

  • Regarded as a drainage remedy. As a fortifier, duration of treatment is typically 6 weeks.

  • Beneficial during convalescence, or in cases which are “never well since” an illness affecting the pulmonary system.

  • Indicated for the elderly to increase oxygenation.


Arsenum iodatum D6 1 g, Calcium carbonicum hahnemanni D30 1 g, Lycopodium D30 1 g, Phosphorus D30 1 g, Silicea D30 1 g, Teucrium scorodonia D6 1 g.

Non-medicinal ingredients: ethanol, purified water.


Adults and children (ages 12 and up) 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.
  • Consult a healthcare practitioner before use in thyroid conditions.
For more information, please consult your healthcare practitioner.

DIN-HM 80016106