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Preparing Tablets at home

I want to prepare homeopathic tablets at home. I have liquid dilution of a few medicines but it is not easy to carry it around. Tablets are easy to carry and eat.

Can you please tell me how to prepare this:
I have say 80 Blank Tablets (not pills) and liquid dilution of Baryta carnbonica 200.

This medicine is for my son as he has adenoids problem.He will take tablets form but will not take the drop mixed in water.

Thank You

[message edited by vohra27 on Tue, 31 May 2011 09:48:14 BST]
  vohra27 on 2011-05-31
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
If you add some 10-15 drops of dilution to tablets you get medicated tablets. Shut the bottle and shake briskly. It is advisable to wait for 15 minutes before using the tablets, though this is not mandatory.
kadwa last decade
Thank you for your reply.

Can you please clarify one more thing? is it true that C potencies are not available in tablet form? And only comes in pills form?. If true than is there any harm preparing Tablet form for c potencies instead of pills.

I am asking this because i only have blank tablets and i want to be really sure before giving the medicine to my son as he is only 5 years old.

thank You
vohra27 last decade
Sphere shaped pills are definitely better than non-spherical tablets. But you may take a chance and see how that works.
kadwa last decade
It would be more suitable to put a drop on a tablet to give to your son each time, making sure that you hit the bottle of liquid firmly against the palm of the hand several times before placing each drop on the tablet.

The hitting of the bottle (succussion) is important for every repeat dose. The tablet will therefore just be the way you administer the dose, but the drop will be the medicine itself.

I typically ask patients to only hit the bottle twice before each dose.

Not hitting the bottle, will make each repeat dose less effective. So if you make a whole lot of tablets at once, giving them one after the other will be less effective, than hitting the bottle and placing a fresh drop on the tablet.
brisbanehomoeopath last decade
I will do that.
But 15 drops for a bottle of 80 Tablets as compared to one drop per tablet? (thts like 80 drops for 80 tablets) wont that be too much of a medicine?.

Sorry for asking so many questions.
[message edited by vohra27 on Tue, 31 May 2011 12:28:09 BST]
vohra27 last decade
To Vohra

I would hesitate to give a 5 year old boy Baryta Carb 200c in any form, Tablet or Wet dose for his Adenoids.
Joe De Livera last decade
To David

I believe that you have got your method of making the Wet dose and succussing it completely wrong.

You do NOT succuss the Liquid Dilution in Alcohol as per your instructions as you must succuss the Wet dose (water) itself before sipping a dose.

I would appreciate if you can quote from Hahnemann to disprove my understanding of making the Wet dose.
Joe De Livera last decade
you would hesitate to give a 5 year old boy Baryta Carb 200c in any form, Tablet or Wet dose for his Adenoids?

Homeopathy doctor in Dubai prescribed my son this medicine. Is there any side effect to this medicine?. Also my son's speech therapist said that my son is only mildly autistic and has only a few dyslexia symptoms.

so may be the homeopathic doctor kept that in mind also while suggesting baryta carbonica 200c.
[message edited by vohra27 on Tue, 31 May 2011 12:06:50 BST]
vohra27 last decade
You should only be giving one dose at a time, with at least a week or two weeks to assess the reaction of the dose. You should not be considering giving him 80 doses!! That would be a terrible overdose.

No homoeopathic remedy should be administered day after day without someone assessing the effects, and making a decision about whether to continue or stop or change to a new medicine.

Any homoeopathic medicine can have side effects if it is the wrong one for the patient, or if too much is given. There is no way for us to know if it is right or wrong as no-one here has taken your son's case.
brisbanehomoeopath last decade
I am assuming the liquid dilution is a mixture of alcohol and water - Joe is quite right to confirm this is the case. If it is in pure alcohol you would need to make a new bottle up, with a mixture of water and alcohol 5 parts to 1, and place 2 drops of the pure alcohol remedy into it. This then would be the bottle you would succuss.
brisbanehomoeopath last decade
To David

Thank you for accepting my correction of your interpretation of making the Wet dose. It is the water in the bottle that needs to be succussed and NOT the Liquid Dilution which is usually in 87% Ethanol.

As you are already aware it was Luc who changed my outlook in Homeopathy by introducing me to the Wet dose method that I use and prescribe exclusively. Luc and I spent some time to differentiate the terminology in the Organon where the reference is to the 'Split' dose which was the term he was using to identify what is now known internationally as the 'Wet dose' after I coined the term with his approval. He accepted that the 'Split' dose in the Organon was the mixing of a teaspoonful of the Wet dose (3 drops in 500ml water) into half a cup of water from which the patient sipped a teaspoonful and discarded the rest of the water. This dilution proved to be ineffective to help patients and it was then decided that the Wet dose method was the ultimate vehicle to deliver the remedy to the patient.

We also discussed the point you made 'to make a new bottle up, with a mixture of water and alcohol 5 parts to 1'. We checked Hahnemann and I was very surprised to read the reference he had made to 'preserve' water by mixing 20% alcohol into the water to make the 'split dose' now known internationally as the 'Wet dose'. We could not understand the reason for his statement and presumed that it was another of his errors which may have been due to a printer's devil as at that time all printing was done by the printer painfully extracting the lead type font to make the page.This error needed to be corrected in subsequent editions of the Organon but was never done.

I do not agree that a 20% mix of Alcohol in water is required to 'preserve' the water which in any event will be fully used up in a few weeks or months. The spring water in the bottle will not usually go bad in this time. It is best to use a 500ml bottle which will last usually for about 2-3 months at 1 capful or large teaspoonful take twice daily.

In this case the patient is a 5 year old boy, lives in Dubai and is presumably a Muslim by religion which forbids the use of alcohol, totally. There was an interesting case of a Muslim girl whom I was treating a couple of days ago who stated that using even 3 drops of the Liquid Dilution in a 500ml bottle of water was forbidden by her religion. It took me a few posts to convince her that religion apart, she had to use it if she wished to be cured. Fortunately for her other Muslim homeopaths joined the fray and convinced her with reference to the religious texts that the alcohol in just 3 drops was not forbidden.
Joe De Livera last decade
I have verified in clinic that without alcohol the medicine will not retain its potency longer than a few days to a few weeks. Water naturally tends to take on the frequency or vibration of things around it, but when alcohol is added to it the last powerful imprint (as is created by succussion) will be remembered for years. It is possible that the type or source of the water will affect the length of time the remedy remains potent as well.

I do not know what particular environmental factors would affect this. Something I have noticed though is that those bottles made without alcohol seemed to lose potency faster when carried around with the person (say in their bag or car) than those left to sit in a dark cupboard or other container.
brisbanehomoeopath last decade
To David

I do not believe your statement that 'without alcohol the medicine will not retain its potency longer than a few days to a few weeks.'

My experience with the Wet dose which I have used exclusively since 2005 has proved that remedies in water which I give my patients (free of charge) in the special 350ml pack which Access the premier supplier of bottled water in Sri Lanka supply to Srilankan Airlines our national carrier under their brand Aquafresh, has never shown any problem with deterioration of either the water or the effectiveness of the remedy to heal. All my remedies are of course Alcohol free except for the 3 drops I use to activate the water into the remedy.

The statement you have made is purely based on your own assumption and can be better classified as Hypothetical as there is no proof that you can adduce to substantiate your claim. The acid test is to check if the remedy taken in 3 months after being activated has the same curative effect.

I can categorically state that my experience with Arnica, of which I take a nightly dose, is that it does work. I believe that it is the constant succussion that makes it work so much better than the dry pellets.

Have you considered the cost of the Ethanol that will qualify as the 20% 'preservative' for each bottle containing the Wet dose? Here in Sri Lanka the cost of a bottle of Brandy is US$ 55.00 and if I were to play by your 'rules' I could not afford to subsidize the cost and give my remedies free to patients who in any case have confirmed that they do work excellently well even without the 20 % Alcohol preservative.

It is my considered opinion that the great Hahnemann did err in his statement on the use of the 'preservative' of a remedy with 20% Alcohol. As I mentioned earlier this may have been a typo.

The sooner this fallacy is debunked, the better it would be for all homeopaths.
Joe De Livera last decade
I am fond of taking homeopathic medicine because it has always helped me.
Anyways Please tell me that if i am prescribed 3 to 4 pills of a medicine (kali bi 30 or baryta carb 200) than how would i take the same medicine if i now have it in liquid dilution form.

Because some doctors say 3 to pills is equall to 3 to 4 drops mixed with water..

Same say 3 to 4 pills could be equal to putting some numbers of drops (for e.g 5 drops) in water than taking that water in a teaspoon through out the day.

What is the correct method? please clarify as i am confused.
vohra27 last decade
I was converted to the Wet dose method of giving remedies by Luc de Schepper in 2005 and have used this method exclusively for thousands perhaps hundreds of thousands of patients who have used them and marvelled how just 3 drops of any remedy in 500ml water can possibly help any patient. The fact is that it does and I shall copy my instructions on making the Wet dose below:

The Wet dose of any Homeopathic remedy is made as follows:

Order the remedy in the Liquid pack in Alcohol, also referred to as Liquid Dilution in a bottle preferably with a dropper arrangement.
Get a 500ml bottle of Spring Water from the nearest supermarket.
Pour out about 3cm of water from the bottle to leave some airspace.
Insert 3 drops of the remedy into the bottle and shake the bottle hard at least 6 times before you sip a capfull of the bottle or a large teaspoonful which is the dose.
Shaking the bottle hard is homeopathic succussion and this enhances the effect of the remedy on the user.
Joe De Livera last decade
The pillules are not the same as drops mixed in water, they are much more aggravating. Remedies should not be given in pillule form to most patients except in emergencies.

1-2 Pillules should be dissolved into a seperate container (bottle)of alchol and water (1 part to 5 parts) and hit firmly against the palm of the hand before a single drop being placed into an amount of water (I usually start at 1/2 to a full cup), that is stirred and 1 teaspoon taken into the mouth.
brisbanehomoeopath last decade
To David

You seem to be adept at making confusion worse confounded today.

You must know that it is not at all necessary to succuss the remedy for the first dose. All that is necessary is to use 3 drops in a 500ml bottle of spring water or if you cannot get the Liquid Dilution in Alcohol which I have found is by far more effective or powerful that the dry pellets, you just insert usually about 6-8 pellets in the same quantity of water.

It is only when giving the second dose that it is necessary to succuss the remedy. Not on the first dose. Hitting the bottle on your palm or that old Bible that I referred to a few days ago, is not as effective as shaking the bottle hard, away from you and back again as by this means the water is agitated far more than when following your instructions. You must remember that about 100ml of the water should be decanted before the agitation is done to provide some air space. The water will not respond to succussing if there is none.
Joe De Livera last decade
OK than. so finally what i got from this discussion is that i can put 3 drops of any medicine (30c 200c or whatever) in around 400-450 ml of spring water and take one cap full of it after being succussed.

This will be counted as one dose (equal to dose of 3 pills which i usually take). If i was supposed to take 3 pills 3 times daily (i.e 3 doses) than now i can take 1 cap full 3 times daily.

Yes or no please?. Have i understood it now?.

P.S: all of the medicines i have are from Dr Willmar Schwabe Karlsruhe 90% alcohol volume.
[message edited by vohra27 on Fri, 03 Jun 2011 08:16:05 BST]
vohra27 last decade
I only prescribe a single drop for my patients and that is more than enough. I also use 125-250ml of water, although sensitive patients may need to use more. The amount of water is not quite so important as making sure you measure it out, so that you use the same amount each time, or you at least know how much you used so it can be adjusted in the event you have a bad reaction.

You should not be taking a 30c more than once daily, and 200c should not be a daily dose at all, except in special circumstances.

Dosage needs to be individualized and monitored - because of aggravations and side effects, it is safer to take a single dose of 200c and assess the reaction after 3-5 days. With 30c, it is often possible to take anywhere from 1-3 doses before needing to reassess (again at about 5 days).

While some patients may need more frequent doses, most people do not. Repeating the dose each day without assessing if you need more, creates a serious risk of suppressing your symptoms, or causing side effects.

David Kempson
Professional Homoeopath
[message edited by brisbanehomoeopath on Fri, 03 Jun 2011 08:30:36 BST]
brisbanehomoeopath last decade
To Mr.David,

So u would suggest 1 drop in 125 to 250 ml water and take all of that water as a single dose or take only a tea spoon of it?
vohra27 last decade
Just take 1 teaspoon of it. You can always adjust the amount up or down depending on how it affects you.

The wrong remedy, will either create new symptoms, or do nothing.
brisbanehomoeopath last decade

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