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WELEDA Ref.No. U3388 Act 101/1965

AVENA SATIVA COMP. DROPS

Insomnia Remedy

COMPOSITION:   Per 100 g
  Avena sativa, Herba 12,5g
  Coffea, Tosta D60 15,0g
  Humulus Lupulus, Fructus 0,4g
  Passiflora incarnata, Herba 2,5g
  Valeriana officinalis, Radix 10,0g
  Alcohol 40% m/m

INDICATIONS:
  1) Sleeplessness, insomnia
  2) Restlessness
  3) Difficulty in falling asleep due to over-excitement.
  4) Sedative

MODE OF ACTION:
Avena Sativa: acts as a mild sedative during nervous exhaustion and the resulting insomnia.
Coffea Tosta: roasted coffee beans in the D60 potency work on the simili principle of Homoeopathy and is calming and sleep inducing.
Humulus Lupulus: has a sedative and sleep inducing effect on people suffering from nervous exhaustion.
Passiflora Incarnata: for nervous irritability and its spasmolytic ingredients have a sleep inducing effect.
Valeriana Officinalis: well-known and tried folk remedy, the effectiveness of which has been proven in pharmacodynamic research.
Avena Sativa Comp. is a harmless, natural sleep-inducing preparation.
         
DOSAGE: Unless otherwise directed,
10-25 drops to be taken in 1/4 to 1/2 a glass of water one hour before retiring and sipped slowly. Repeat if necessary.
Shake before use.
         
COMMENT: One should bear in mind that the inability to sleep is usually due to an underlying cause. Unless this is addressed the condition usually does not improve. Sleeplessness is also often due to excessive mental stimulation. In such cases sport and artistic activities can be very useful.
It may be beneficial to take Species Sedative tea (Weleda) with Avena Sativa comp. before retiring.

PHARMA NATURA
Natural Medicines
March 1996

Weleda S.A. Division, 1 Carey Street, Wynberg, Sandton

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