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Diabetic Pathologies Alleviates symptoms associated with the progression of, or complications from diabetes. Provides glandular and metabolic support to reduce the symptoms of blood sugar imbalance. Used to support weight irregularities, mental and nervous system pathologies, circulatory issues and water imbalance. Acidum phosphoricum D12, Arsenicum album D8, Lycopodium D30, Natrium sulfuricum D12, Secale cornutum D4. DIN-HM 80016127

R40 | Sugar control


Diabetes; anomalies of the blood and glandular systems including hematological conditions such as: megaloblastic anemias, anemia, leukemia, lymphogranuloma, etc.

R40 provides symptomatic relief of the secondary symptoms associated with diabetes including: depression, agitation; weight loss despite increased dietary intake, polydipsia, polyuria; diabetic retinopathy; diabetic nephropathy, neuropathy; diabetic ulceration, atherosclerosis, etc.

Mode of action

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is an extremely difficult condition to treat and cure. The use of R40 however, is effective in ameliorating many of the unpleasant symptoms associated with chronic or long-standing DM. Clinical observations also indicate that a marked reduction in insulin replacement therapy is possible after longterm administration of R40 in insulin-dependant diabetics.

Acidum phosphoricum: Mental depression, apathy, and indifference; collapse states; impotence, seminal emissions without erection.

Arsenicum album: Anxiety, nervous restlessness; weakness and exhaustion; noticeable weakening of the vital functions causing weight loss, asthenia, and anemia; tremors of the extremities; burning ulcerations of the legs, feet, or fingers.

Lycopodium: Acts mainly on the liver and digestive function; hypertension due to atherosclerosis; anxiety about health; bloated and distended abdomen.

Natrium sulfuricum: Action on the digestive system; specifically indicated for diabetes mellitus.

Secale cornutum: Useful for circulatory imbalances of various types; claudication, gangrene, paresthesia of the legs; amelioration from the application of cold.

Remedies to be considered

  • Complementary product: BC-7
  • Inflammation; pancreatitis: R1, BC-10
  • Functional disturbances of the liver: R7
  • Menopause: R10
  • Generalized arteriosclerosis: R12
  • Stimulant of the reproductive system: R19 or R20
  • Chronic skin conditions: R21BC-20
  • Lack of appetite; emaciation, pale complexion: R31BC-1R95, BC-28
  • Constipation; intestinal sluggishness; flatulence and meteorism: R37 or R37 JUNIOR, BC-4
  • Constipation, flatulence due to sluggish liver: R192, BC-4
  • Impotence and general lack of vitality in men: R41, BC-27
  • Venous stasis, varicosis, and inflammation of the veins: R42, BC-17
  • Peripheral circulatory disorders: R63
  • Hypoglycemic symptoms: BIO 86

Clinical experience

  • Indicated in the treatment of Type I and Type II.
  • May be administered in conjunction with insulin, but does not replace insulin.
  • Important to give consideration to glandular function: R19 (men) / R20 (women).
  • Typically regarded as a chronic formula.
  • Diabetes during pregnancy.
  • R72, used to stimulate pancreatic function, may be prescribed in combination.

Suggested dosage

  • 5-10 drops 3 times daily for 1 month, followed by
  • 5-10 drops 2 times daily for 1 month, followed by
  • 5-10 drops 1 time daily for 1 month, followed by
  • 5-10 drops 1-2 times weekly as maintenance

Acidum phosphoricum D12 1 g, Arsenicum album D8 1 g, Lycopodium D30 1 g, Natrium sulfuricum D12 1 g, Secale cornutum D4 1 g.

Non-medicinal ingredients: ethanol, purified water.

DIN-HM 80016127

Adults and children (ages 12 and up) 5-10 drops 1-3 times daily in a little water or undiluted or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.

  • Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
  • Consult a healthcare practitioner before use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Sheila E.

I have been using the product on the advice of my naturopath for over 2 years to help control my adult onset diabetes.

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