R5 – Gastritis


50ml Drops

Gastritis, dyspepsia, ulcer


Gastritis, dyspepsia, ulcer


Pyloric ulceration; acute or chronic gastritis, chronic relapsing gastritis with or without ulceration; dyspepsia; intestinal cramping. Heartburn (pyrosis), gastro-cardiac symptoms; bad taste in the mouth; frequent eructations, flatulence, meteorism; hiccoughs.

Mode of action

In general, acts directly on the inflamed mucosa of the stomach, influences the accessory digestive organs and peristalsis, and positively alters the physiology of the stomach.

Anacardium: Gastric complaints which improve after eating; pains around midnight.

Argentum nitricum: Epigastric complaints; loud and frequent eructation provides temporary relief; distension and bloating of the stomach.

Arsenicum album: Remedy for the mucous membranes; intense burning pains in the stomach with vomiting.

Belladonna: Epigastric sensitivity to pressure and other disturbances; nausea, vomiting.

Carbo vegetabilis: Repletion, aerogastria; digestive atonia; asthenia and exhaustion.

Chamomilla: Nervous hypersensitivity and irritability; distension of the stomach.

Chelidonium majus: Exerts its effects on the liver and biliary system,choleretic; ingestion relieves gastric complaints; vomiting with a bitter taste in the mouth.

Lycopodium: Gastrointestinal disturbances; increased appetite with early satiety, constipation; flatulent dyspepsia; distended lower abdomen; pyrosis.

Nux vomica: Nervous irritability; hypochondria; gastrointestinal dyspepsia; constriction of the stomach, aggravated by tobacco (or any other stimulant).

Scrophularia nodosa: Griping pains in the abdomen; hyperacidity which improves post-prandially.

In sensitive patients, pain may initially worsen after a few days of treatment. This is called the primary reaction or healing crisis. In such cases, it is advisable to discontinue the treatment completely for 1-2 days; after this time, resuming the treatment protocol will result in continued improvement. Depending on the severity of the primary reaction symptoms, follow the treatment with intermissions, reduce the dose, or administer on a full stomach.

It is characteristic in the use of R5, to see the primary reactions decrease progressively in frequency and seriousness, prior to completely subsiding.

DIN-HM: 80004141

Additional information

Weight 0.118 kg
Dimensions 4 × 4 × 10 cm


Medicinal ingredients

Anacardium D6 1 g, Argentum nitricum D6 1 g, Arsenicum album D6 1 g, Belladonna D4 1 g, Carbo vegetabilis D8 1 g, Chamomilla D2 1 g, Chelidonium majus D3 1 g, Lycopodium D5 1 g, Nux vomica D4 1 g, Scrophularia nodosa D1 1 g.

Non-medicinal ingredients: ethanol, purified water.

Suggested Use

Dosage Drops: Adults and children ³ 12 years 10-15 drops 3 times daily in a little water or undiluted, or as directed by a health care practitioner. Tablets: Adults and children ³ 12 years 1-3 tablets; Children (6-11 years) 1-2 tablets, all ages take 1-3 times daily or as directed by a health care practitioner.

Remedies to be considered

  • In the case of simultaneous liver complaints: R7 additionally, 2-4 times daily between meals
  • Intestinal colic: R37 or R37 JUNIOR additionally BC-3
  • Involvement of the pancreas: R72 additionally
  • Fungal infection: BIO 82
  • Hypoglycemic symptoms: BIO 86
  • Nausea, with intestinal pain: BIO 92
  • Sensation of fullness and pressure: R190, R192, BC-25
  • Indigestion caused by sluggish liver and gall-bladder function: R192
  • Stomach pains with heartburn and nausea: R190, BC-25
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