International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences

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ISSN / EISSN : 2616-4485 / 2616-4493
Published by: Comprehensive Publications (10.33545)
Total articles ≅ 216

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Sudhansu Sekhar Moharana
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences, Volume 6, pp 07-11;

This ancient European herb used in eclectic medicine has three species. Those are Echinacea angustifolia, Echinacea purpura, and Echinacea pallida. The Echinacea is popularly known as blood purifier, antidote against insect stings, scorpion and snake bite in crude form, in homoeopathy now Echinacea angustifolia and Echinacea purpura are also used as mother tincture for the same above mentioned purpose and also used as Homoeopathic antibiotics for bacteria, fungal and viral infection. Its potency form 3 0C and 20 0C is clinically tried for suppurated infection in 100 cases inspired by some miracle success of curing gangrenous ulcer where amputation of right hand decided. Some of interesting cases are also cited for further beneficial use.
Ajay Vishwakarma
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences, Volume 6, pp 92-96;

We are discussing here a case of 48yrs male presented at the private clinic in Dehradun having accumulation of flatus since 3yrs and pain in the right-side lumbar region with bloating and heaviness with aggravation on eating and pressure associated with insecurity of passing flatus. The case was analysed according to the homoeopathic principles and after the repertorial analysis Aloes socotrina was selected as the individualised remedy according the characteristic symptoms of the case which shows remarkable progress in the case with very few doses.
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences, Volume 6, pp 19-27;

Psoriasis is a non-contagious, chronic skin condition that produces plaques of thickened, scaling skin. It is considered as an incurable, long-term (chronic) inflammatory skin condition. Psoriasis is estimated to affect 2–4% of the population of the western world. Commonly appears for the first time between the ages of 15 and 25 years. In India the prevalence varies from 0.44 to 2.8%.Specific medical signs used for diagnosis are Auspitz's sign, Koebner phenomenon, Candle grease sign with itching, pain localized to papules and plaques. As it was understood to be a chronic, intractable & incurable disease, hence it was felt imperative to carry out a systematic constitutional treatment to validate the observations of earlier Homoeopaths and the subtle homoeopathic philosophy.Research Objectives: Primary objectives were to observe the change in disease severity and change in quality of life of the people. Secondary objective was to ascertain the effect on frequency of relapse and recurrence interval.Methodology: The study was simple randomized and single blind method. The sample size was fixed at 90.Test group 60 i.e. Group – I(Centesimal -30), Group – II(50 Millesimal -30) & Group – III( Control) 30. Duration of study was for two years. It was carried out at International Study & Research Centre on Homoeopathy, Bhubaneswar. There were inclusion & exclusion criteria, treatment plan, follow up with Psoriasis Area Severity Index (PASI), Psoriasis Disability Index (PDI), Relapse and Recurrence Interval (RRI).Results: Were documented on following points. Psoriasis Area Severity Index (PASI)/Psoriasis Disability Index (PDI)/ Relapse & Recurrence Interval (RRI). Statistical Analysis: By Kruskul Wallis Test, H0 was rejected. In paired ‘t’ test for PASI, Group – I and II results (P
Modesty Tyngkan, Mk Kamath
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences, Volume 6, pp 78-85;

Hypertension is the most common risk factor for cardiovascular disease. The effect of elevated blood pressure has increased the death and disability rates in recent years. There is an increase frequency of cardiovascular events in hypertensive patients with microalbuminuria compared to those with normal urine albumin excretion. Microalbuminuria is a marker of target organ damage in hypertension, as it results in functional and structural changes. This study is an attempt to evaluate the role of homoeopathic medicines in reduction of microalbuminuria of essential hypertension.Objective: To evaluate the role of homoeopathic medicines in lowering Microalbuminuria in patients with Essential Hypertension.Methods: The study design adopted was quasi experimental prospective, non-randomized without control. Each case was subjected to systolic blood pressure (SBP), diastolic blood pressure (DBP) and Urine albumin excretion (UAE) at baseline, three months after the treatment and six months after the treatment.Result: All parameters showed significant ‘p’ values. There was a mean fall of SBP, DBP and Urine albumin level after 6months of homoeopathic treatment. Conclusion: In this study the Homoeopathic management is found to be effective in reducing the urine microalbumin of essential hypertension.
Madhuvarshini Sundararajan, Srinivas G, Valarmathi S
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences, Volume 6, pp 72-77;

Coronavirus has been declared a public health emergency, highlighting the critical need for worldwide collaboration to explore and better understand the virus, as well as to prevent the risk of transmission. The Ministry of Ayush issued a probable preventive Homoeopathic medicine Arsenicum album–30 for coronavirus infection. Coronavirus prevention strategies help in limiting disease spread. A cross sectional study using semi structured questionnaire was undertaken among residents of Chennai for three months. 354 people completed the survey with 52.5% being female. 79.4% were aware of prophylactic potential of homoeopathy. They had adequate knowledge and practices regarding the Arsenicum album, due to public awareness campaigns through news and social media platforms. The public supported the government's homoeopathic preventive campaign. The survey reveals that a sizable portion of the public believes in homoeopathy’s therapeutic potential for the disease, paving the way for more research into its role as an adjuvant.
Melita Alva, Srinath Rao
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences, Volume 6, pp 31-34;

Aim: Utility of Relationship of remedies in effective Homoeopathic management.Materials and Methods: The subjects for this study have been selected from outpatient department, in-patient department and peripheral centres as per the inclusion criteria. Total number of 30 cases was selected by random sampling technique. The data was collected based on the chronic cases and followed by remedies related during the second prescription and recorded in the required case format. According to the case format, cases were analyzed, synthesized and management was instituted and treated Homoeopathically.Follow ups were watched and interpreted as per criteria set up in each case. Total duration of study for each case was been kept for 4-6 months unless the patient shows dramatic improvement before the scheduled time. All the patients were directed to continue with the same diet as earlier. No specific supplementary diet advised. Effectiveness of the treatment was assessed on the basis of Clinical improvement, disappearance or relief of symptoms, improvement of general health of the patient.Result: Thirty patients, who attended the OPD and rural centers, were taken for the study. This study has been conducted during the period of 1 year. The statistical analysis made here is based on the data’s obtained from these thirty patients. A total of 30 cases were taken for the study for a period of 4- 6 months in the case records were maintained.Out of 30 cases16 cases were follow well, out of which 3 were males (10%) and 13 were females (43.33%), of which all 16 cases improved (53.33%).6 cases were complement, out of which 3 were males (10%) and 3 females (10%), of which all 6 cases improved (20%).5 cases were follow well as well as complement, out of which 1 was male (3.33%) and 4 females (13.33%), all the 5 cases improved (16.67%).1 case (3.33%) was antidote, which was a female, it didn’t show perceptible difference.2 cases (6.67%) were inimical, both females, didn’t show perceptible difference So the result was, improvement of 27 cases (90%) and 3 cases (10%) didn’t show perceptible difference.
Bed Prakash Gond
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences, Volume 6, pp 35-38;

Background: Solitary, nodular lesions of the oral mucosa present a clinical dilemma with their similar presentation to the physician. The lesions that appear on the ventral surface of the tongue, a soft muscular organ are distinct and even rarer with varied manifestations. It may occur in different locations in the oral mucosa due to trauma or obstruction of minor salivary gland ducts with the lower lip as the predominant site, often overlooked during screening procedures because of their asymptomatic nature.Case Summary: Here, we report an interesting case of solitary nodular lesion on the anterior ventral surface of the tongue in 4 year old female child based on the clinical diagnosis. Moreover, these cystic nodular lesions should be considered as one of the differential diagnosis while evaluating a growth involving the ventral surface of the tongue in young female children. Diagnosis: Mucocele of the Tongue.
Tummala Aarathi Reddy
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences, Volume 6, pp 04-06;

Leopard bane is a fascinating remedy in treating bruised injuries. This alpine remedy usually promotes fast recovery from trauma, swelling. This remedy is also indicted in Postoperative care. A case of 5years old boy had a bruised injury over right upper eyelid was treated with Arnica. Its an evidence based case report that Arnica works wonders in treating Bruised injuries.
Sreevidhya Js, Tummala Aarathi Reddy, Maria Dhivya, E Siva Rami Reddy
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences, Volume 6, pp 100-102;

Depression is the most burning issue in public and has a most substantial effect on the health and wellbeing. COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions to the livelihoods of people. It had shown its commendable influence in the psychological health of youth. Because of the impact of covid-19, the prevalence of stress and depression on young generation is been increasing day by day. In this scenario, this study was conducted to find the prevalence of depression among homoeopathic medical students of MNR Homoeopathic medical college of Sangareddy district Telangana.Using a purposive sampling method, an online survey using PHQ-9 questioner was send to covid positive students (turned positive in last 2 months) of MNR Homoeopathic medical college, Sangareddy were asked to fill the questioner via Google form. The statistical scores for the responses were calculated and analysis was performed.In this study overall 88% of the study participants are depressed where 20.5% students with minimal depression, 47% students with mild depression, 17.6% with moderately depression 11.7% with moderately severe depression and 2% are having severe depression.Early screening will help for early detection of depression so that interventions either supportive or medicinal can be provided in the very early stage according to the grades of depression so that we can prevent morbidity and suicide rate of young generation.
Jyoti Sharma
International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences, Volume 6, pp 28-30;

Cough is a sudden and often repetitively occurring reflex which helps to clear the large breathing passages. It is a protective reflex against foreign material. It is the most common presenting complaint in outpatient department. Cough may represent a symptom of simple common cold as well as of fatal Lung carcinoma. The curative effects of lesser known homoeopathic medicines in the cases of cough have been explored by proving and clinical verification. The role of these medicines should be further explored and identified, especially in clinical practice, to strengthen the Materia medica. This article reviews the therapeutic indications of lesser known homoeopathic drugs in the management of cough.
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