Cobat/Taurox SB

Cobat is a homeopathic remedy originally developed to fight cancer. It is a combination of taurine and beta-alanine, amino acids. It is considered adaptogenic, which means essentially that the body can use it as needed. reports the outcome of a trial for Cobat, reprinted from Allergy Research Group Newsletter, February 2004.  It may be helpful in the following conditions:

  • Allergies
  • Appetite abnormalities
  • Chemotherapy (may help in recovery by increasing appetite)
  • Colds
  • Coughs
  • Depression
  • Fatigue and fatigue-related syndromes
  • Headaches
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Liver disease
  • Low energy
  • Memory problems
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • Neurological problems
  • PMS
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Viruses

This product is marketed as Taurox SB and comes in two homeopathic dilutions, 6X and 7X, with 6 being the more powerful dosage.  You can experiment with the numbers of drops to take daily.  You may find that half the recommended dosage will do the trick.


Check with your doctor if you

  • take immunosupressants,
  • have had an organ transplant,
  • have an autoimmune disease,
  • are pregnant or nursing,
  • are under 15 years of age.

Some people treat their pets with small doses of this substance.