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WELEDA Ref.No. U3804 Act 101/1965

MELISSENGEIST DROPS

Faintness, Nausea & Cramp Remedy

COMPOSITION:   Per 100 g
  Distillate from 
  Radix Archangelica 1,10g
  Fructus Coriandri 0,75g
  Semen Myristica 2,20g
  Fructus Caryophylli 0,65g
  Cortex Cinnamomi 1,50g
  Folia Melissa 4,50g
  Oleum Citri 0,06g
  Alcohol 55% m/m

INDICATIONS:
Internal Use 1) Faintness, dizziness, circulatory collapse.
  2) Nausea and vomiting.
  3) Menstrual cramps and pains.
  4) Stomach cramps, digestive problems, diarrhoea.
  5) Symptoms associated with influenza.
External Use 1) Headaches, migraine.
  2) Neuralgic pains.
  3) Toothache or muscular pains.

MODE OF ACTION:
Archangelica: contains aromatic oils and is anti-spasmodic.
Coriandri: is an anti-inflammatory.
Myristica: is a local anaesthetic.
Caryophylli: is a local anaesthetic.
Cinnamomi: hot spices in low doses suppress inflammation and irritation.
Melissa: is a spasmolytic with a calming effect.
Oleum Citri: is an essential oil with a spasmolytic action.
         
DOSAGE: Unless otherwise directed.
For internal use: 10-15 drops to be taken in a little water several times daily up to half hourly. Sip slowly.
For external use: rub into temples and forehead and apply locally where and when required.
         
COMMENT: Melissengeist is useful in the treatment of nausea which emanates from "tension" or "anxiety". Where the nausea emanates from a more physical cause, it is better to use AmaraDrops(Weleda) for the above-mentioned digestive indications.

PHARMA NATURA
Natural Medicines
March 1996

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

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