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R71 Dr. Reckeweg, Sciatica, 50 ml



Sciatica; sciatica as a result of mechanical compression or irritation of the lumbar spinal nerve roots.  Paresthesia, sensory and/or motor functional deficits.

Mode of action

Aconitum: Sudden inflammatory conditions, especially after exposure to cold, dry wind; numb and paralyzed sensations of the lower extremities.

Arsenicum album: Coldness of the extremities; pains are burning, aggravated around midnight and ameliorated by the application of heat.

Colocynthis: Violent pains that are aggravated by the slightest movement and ameliorated from hard pressure.  Cutting, cramping pains along the sciatic nerve; right-sided sciatica; better lying on the painful side, worse with the heat of bed.

Gnaphalium polycephalum: Sciatic nerve pains associated with a sensation of numbness, extension to the calves and feet; worse in bed; ameliorated by sitting upright.

Magnesium phosphoricum: Cramping, shooting pains along the nerve length; sciatica with cramping, shooting pains which do not localize; pains are worse from cold and ameliorated by hot compresses.

Remedies to be considered

  • In the case of prolapse of the vertebral discs or spinal osteoarthritis: administer R11additionally 5-10 drops 3-4 times daily, BC-19

  • Sciatica as a result of becoming wet: R11 additionally, 5-10 drops 3 times daily, BC-19

  • Concurrent diabetes mellitus: R40, BC-7

  • Intercostal neuralgia: R69

  • Hypertrophy of the prostate gland: R25

  • Peripheral vascular disorders accompanied with acroparaesthesia: R63

  • Trigeminal and/or facial neuralgia: R70, R187

  • Topically apply: R61 and if necessary R30


Aconitum D4 2 g, Arsenicum album D30 2 g, Colocynthis D4 2 g, Gnaphalium polycephalum D3 2 g, Magnesium phosphoricum D8 2 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.

For more information, please consult your healthcare practitioner.

DIN-HM 80019696