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Schwabe News Volume 5 | Issue 2 | February 2014

Alpha-WD


Immune defence

It is known that in the process of strengthening of immunity different organs like bone marrow, thymus, liver, spleen, leucocytes, lymph nodes, tonsils, wide range of cells and molecules play an important role.  It is evident that any alteration of function of the above organs or suppression of function of bone marrow as source of white blood cells is going to badly alter the immune defence system of the individual. 

What might not be known to many is an established scientific fact that the potent chemotherapeutic agents and antibiotics alter the normal organic functions and suppress bone marrow functions.  The molecules of immune system “immunoglobulins” (antibodies) are capable of recognizing and deactivating the disease causing antigens, thereby preventing or eliminating diseases.  Poisoning and toxicity due to alteration in organic functions are the cause of weakening of defence mechanism.  The modern system of homoeopathy looks towards systemic detoxification in the areas of concern i.e. bone marrow, liver, spleen, lymphocytes, lymph nodes, tonsils and the cells playing a vital role in the immune defence mechanism.

Alpha- WD is a combination of five proven homoeopathic medicines each known to enhance the body’s resistance power (immuno-stimulation).  They complement one another when used for affecting an increase in body’s resistance power.

 

Indications: Hypersensitivity to allergens, micro-organisms, proteins, and exposure to cold and proneness to diseases.

 

Composition:

Echinacea purpurea Q                                      30 %

Lachesis 9x                                                         10 %

Mercurius sol. Hahn. 8x                                    10 %

Phytolacca 1x                                                      10 %

Thuja  occidentalis 1x                                       10 %

Excipients Q.S.   

Alcohol content:                                                  45 % v/v

 

Proven indication of the individual ingredients within the sphere of claimed action:

Echinacea purpurea: It is reported to have non-specific stimulant effects on the immune system and is used in cases of recurrent infections.  It is indicated for checking inflammatory processes, pyrodermia, and chronic ulcers.

Lachesis: It has organ affinity to the nervous system, blood and blood vessels, capillaries and glands.  It is indicated for septic states, purulent discharge, necrosis, cardiac weakness and poisoned systems.  It is an immune stimulant.

Mercurius solubilis Hahnemanni. : It promotes recovery. It effects more the lymphatic system, glands, internal organs and bones which are intimately linked to immune defence mechanism.  It is indicated for systemic acute or chronic poisoning.  It is an immuno-stimulant and helps elimination of toxins.

Phytolacca decandra: It has organ affinity towards tonsils, glands, lymph nodes, fibrous tissues, muscles, joints and kidneys.  It is indicated for focally toxic rheumatism and focally toxic irritation of kidneys.

Thuja occidentalis: Indicated for chronic poisoning of skin, skin diseases and lymphatics, and in rheumatic diathesis.  It is used internally and externally for warts.  It is a detoxifier, clinically it is found to have immuno-stimulant properties.  It covers complications due to vaccinations.

 

Dosage:  Unless otherwise prescribed by the physician, 10-20 drops hourly for a couple of days, and thereafter 3 times daily over an extended period of time.  Children are to receive half the above dose.  If complaints are not relieved, please consult a specialist.

Note:  The product contains alcohol. Dose may need appropriate alteration in the case of children, pregnant and lactating ladies and in certain serious liver and alcohol problems.

Side effects: No side effects of Alpha- WD are known.

Contra-indications: No contra-indications for the use of Alpha- WD are known.

Interactions: No interactions between Alpha- WD and other products are known.

Presentation: 30 ml glass bottle pack.