Dr. Reckeweg Causticum (Mother Tincture)

Obtained by distilling a mixture of slaked lime and a solution of potassium sulfate.

Common Name:  Potassium Hydrate.

Causes & Symptoms for Dr. Reckeweg Causticum

  • The leading feature of the Causticum effects is in voluntary and involuntary muscles.
  • Neuralgic affections are also common with this remedy and are generally of an obstinate character.
  • Causticum is useful in rock sensation in the body  whether it is the throat, chest stomach, abdomen, back.
  • A characteristic of Causticum is Passing stool best standing.
  • Long lasting grief with deep, unexpressed sorrow, after effects of the complaints is relieved with help of Causticum
  • Convulsions, cramps, starting, restlessness, twitching is an indication for Causticum
  • The warts may be found on the face, hands, fingers, or the tip of the noise in this remedy.

Mind and Head

Intense sympathy for other sufferings,  Weakness of memory, Tendency to make mistakes when speaking is an indication for Causticum.

Headache which draws and tears through the body, in the morning, sometimes on waking,  Shooting pains, especially in the temples.

Eye, Ear and Nose

Warts of old standing in the eyebrows, on the upper eyelid is relieved with help of Causticum.

Difficulty in opening the eyes, with a sensation as if the eyelids were swollen with inflammation of eyes.

Scaly nose, externally and internally, with burning and itching is relieved with help of this medicine.

There is roaring, tinkling, humming and all sorts of noises in the ear.

Eruptions on scalp behind ears is relieved with help of Causticum.

Sneezing in the morning is relieved with help of Causticum.

Cough and Throat

Stiffness of the jaws; could not open the mouth is an indication of Causticum.

Rawness and tickling in throat with dry cough and some expectoration after long coughing is relieved with help of this medicine.

Dry cough with pain in hip and involuntary urination, cannot raise the mucus, unproductive coughs and will have the constant desire to clear their throat, 

Hoarseness due to overuse is relieved with Causticum.

Stomach and Abdomen

Pains in the stomach with heat in the head, increased by every quick movement,indicates causticum.

Dislike to sweet things is a characteristic of Causticum.

Pressure and fulness in abdomen as if it would burst.

Griping cutting better by bending double, worse after least food or tightening clothes, menstrual colic.

Swelling of the navel, which is painful on being touched is relieved with Causticum.


Enuresis, especially during first sleep, worse winter, better in summer indicates Causticum.

Coughing expels urine is a characteristic of this remedy.

The urine is loaded with lithic acid and lithates with urine retention is seen in complaints of patients who need Causticum.

Stool and Rectum

Causticum is one of our best remedies in anal troubles, and has very peculiar symptoms.

Frequent ineffectual desire to stool, with much pain and straining is relieved with this remedy.

Piles, unbearable by walking, by thinking of them, by touch is an indication of causticum.

Painful pustules near anus discharging pus, blood, serum.

Haemorrhoids sore and raw; aggravated on walking is releived with help of Causticum.

Male complaints

Causticum helps in Pressure and shooting pains in the testes.

It is useful for Itching at the scrotum, glans, and prepuce with absence of erections. 

Female complaints

Dislike to coition.

Difficult first menstruation, with scanty blood flow at night while sleeping.

Nipples excoriated, cracked, and surrounded with tetters is an indication for Causticum.

After exertion when breast milk is scanty the remedy gives good results.


Burns or scalds which can lead to sore sensations.

Ulcerative vesicles, Burning ulcers, with yellowish-looking skin, ulcers burning, is relieved with Causticum.

Painful corns in the feet. Warts, also with pain and inflammation.


Jerking and convulsive movements, with violent movements of limbs, weakness of muscle power.

Painful stiffness of the back and sacrum, especially on rising from a chair is an indication of Causticum.

Contraction of flexor tendons, Glandular indurations are prominent.

Side effects of Dr. Reckeweg Causticum

There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given. 

It is safe to take the medicine even if you are on other mode of medication like allopathy medicines, ayurvedic etc. 

Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.

Dosage and rules while taking Dr. Reckeweg Causticum

Take 10 drops in half cup of water three times a day.

We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.

Precautions while taking Dr. Reckeweg Causticum

Always keep a gap of 15 minutes before or after meals when you take medicine.

If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homeopathic practitioner before use. 

Avoid eating tobacco or drinking alcohol during the course of medication. 

Dr. Reckeweg Causticum Hahnemanni Q (MT) - 20ml

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