External Applications in Anthroposophic Nursing

Copper ointment

Synonyms
Cuprum metallicum
Composition
  • Cuprum metallicum praeparatum 0.4% (Weleda): 100g contain: Cuprum metallicum praeparatum 0.4g. Other ingredients: viscous paraffin, yellow petroleum jelly
  • Cuprum oxydulatum rubrum 0.04g (Wala)
Manufacturer(s)
WELEDA (Cuprum metallicum praeparatum  0.4% ointment)
WALA (Copper ointment red)

Guiding principle

Copper when applied externally encourages blood flow from the periphery, as well as the right distribution of warmth between the periphery and the centre (see Vademecum Anthroposophic Medicine).

Indications and application

Allergy

Asthma, allergic

Cold kidney area

Deficient elimination (see example case)

Exhaustion (see example case)

Harmonisation of emotional dysbalance

Hay fever

Kidney pressure (see example case)

Stabilisation in cases of emotional dysbalance

Tumor diseases