Avena Sativa Comp. Drops
A natural aid to peaceful relaxation
Comp. is a calming Anthroposophic medicine which has been formulated
to help you relax at night after the stresses and strains of a
Use: Calming for
relaxation at night to relieve everyday stress and strain.
Description: Aqueous alcoholic extract of plants
Ingredients: 100ml contains: Avena sativa., Herba Tincture
- 25ml, Humulus
lupulus, Fructuarium 1X - 4ml, Passiflora incarnata, Herba Tincture
- 7.5ml, Valeriana officinalis, Radix, eth. Dec. Tincture - 30ml, Coffea
tosta, Ethanolic decoction 60X - 15ml.
Nominal Ethanol content - 45% v/v
promotes relaxation and
ideal after a stressful
can be taken during the
day without fear of drowsiness
also helps relieve
temporary nervous irritability, restlessness and edginess
vegetarians and vegans
Users: Anyone looking for
a non-habit forming treatment to promote relaxation and sleep after
the stresses and strains of a difficult day.
Directions for use: Adults (over 12 years): 10 to 20 drops to be
taken in water half an hour before retiring, repeat dose if
Daytime adult doses of 10-15 drops in water 3 times daily are used
for general nervousness.
Children: to be used under the guidance of a medical practitioner
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The fresh, above ground parts of Avena sativa, Oats., when in flower
are widely used in herbal medicine. Oat's traditional use as a
general nutritive and nerve restorative is well documented.
Humulus lupulus - the dried female flowers or cones of Hops.
Introduced into Britain in the 16th Century, they were used in
medicine as an aid to sleep and to calm nervous stomachs. Hop filled
pillows are a traditional method in folk medicine for the treatment
of sleep disorders.
Passiflora incarnata ( Passion flower) so named because the corona
in the centre of the flower resembles Christ's crown of thorns. The
sedative properties of Passiflora were first reported in the 1860's
and it's use in insomnia was well established in the later part of
the 19th Century.
Valeriana officinalis has a long history of use for its calming
properties in the treatment of various nervous disorders including
states of hysteria, excitability and mild insomnia. During the World
Wars Valerian was used to treat both shell-shock and "bombing
neurosis". Cats are driven into euphoric frenzy by the smell of
valerian root, while the human response is one of sedation and
The Homeopathic potency of Coffee (Coffea tosta D60) used in Avena
sativa comp is a typical example of the idea of "like curing like".
The effects of coffee in material amounts represent the homoeopathic
"provings" of the substance, effects such as increased intellectual
receptivity, rapid combination of ideas and alteration of sleep
patterns. Therefore coffee is used homoeopathically to treat
sleeplessness due to nervous irritation, particularly where the mind
is constantly reviewing past events and future plans.
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