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Assessing Therapeutic Response in Allergy by Eosinophil Count
Since eosinophil counts have relation with allergy, it is possible for the homoeopathic physician undertaking treatment for allergy to monitor the progress of the patients of allergy by doing eosinophil count from time to time. This simple and cheap procedure will help not just monitoring but also laboratory evidence for documentation of response of allergic diseases to homoeopathic treatment.
Awareness on Menopause is Lacking
Homoeopathy has proven benefit on menopause. The list of studies relating the success of homoeopathy with menopause is big. Some of these scientific studies with single and complex homoeopathic medicines are reported in this article.
Kent’s Life and Works
Dr. J.T. Kent is acknowledged as the ‘Master of Homoeopathy’ and is considered as one of the pillars of Homoeopathy. He brought classical homoeopathy into the 20th century and spawned a whole new generation of homoeopaths.
The Life of Mikao Usui
Dr. J.T. Kent is acknowledged as the ‘Master of Homoeopathy’ and is considered as one of the pillars of Homoeopathy. He brought classical homoeopathy into the 20th century and spawned a whole new generation of homoeopaths.
A Fantasy in Materia Medica (Great Grandpa Homoeopathy's Family Reunion)
This paper, on Fantasy in Materia Medica, written by Dr. Diwan Harish Chand was prepared for refresher course in Homoeopathy conducted at Colombo in September, 1960. It was first published in the British Homoeopathic Journal, Vol. LI No. 2 (April 1962). The article gives an easy understanding of the Materia medica and the basic characteristics of each drug. Great Grandpa is Homoeopathy personified. The remedies in the text are also personified to show how Homoeopathy deals with living people in all their aspects and not just disease entities.
The French call it, the Devil’s Turnip, the Poisonous Bryonia holds Tremendous Therapeutic Value
This paper, on Fantasy in Materia Medica, written by Dr. Diwan Harish Chand was prepared for refresher course in Homoeopathy conducted at Colombo in September, 1960. It was first published in the British Homoeopathic Journal, Vol. LI No. 2 (April 1962). The article gives an easy understanding of the Materia medica and the basic characteristics of each drug. Great Grandpa is Homoeopathy personified. The remedies in the text are also personified to show how Homoeopathy deals with living people in all their aspects and not just disease entities.
The Guide to Homoeopathic Home Kit
Calendula is a basic ingredient in a home first aid kit. It is used for cuts, scalds, minor burns and open wounds. Most often used in the form of a cream, lotion or a tincture as an external application to the wound. In deep cuts ensure that the wound is clean before using calendula, to prevent the cut healing over too rapidly and trapping dirt, germs or a foreign body inside.
Aloe in Re-establishing Physiological Equilibrium as Ani-inflammatory and Immunomodulator
Pharmacology, the science of drugs that deals with the action of drugs on the genreal system or the individual parts of the body in health. We start this section on the pharmacological aspects of homoeopathic drugs with a view to help the homoeopathic practitioners, students to have a better understanding of the action of homoeopathic drugs. This section will be written by Dr. Indu Vaid who is the Research officer at Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory, Ghaziabad.
Selective Pancreatic Beta Cell Activities by Ultra Dynamised Dilutions of Alloxan at Micro-doses: An Experimental Approach
The recent research conducted by Homoeopathic Drug Research Institute, Lucknow has confirmed the anti-diabetic potentiality of alloxan. It confirms the homoeopathic principle of ‘Similia similibus curentur’ in being an anti-diabetic agent in dynamised solutions.
Nux Vomica: The Hangover Remedy
Nux vomica is best suited for chronic gastric troubles that are generally caused due to overindulgence in food or drinks. Gastric symptoms are associated with all the complaints of Nux vomica. Nux vomica is most suited to over medicated urbanites particularly sedentary people who work with their brains and are prey to mental or emotional strain rather than physical exhaustion.
Central Council of Homoeopathy
A statutory Central Council of Homoeopathy was established in the year 1973 for the development of this wonderful stream of medicine. The Central Council has successfully evolved uniform standards of education in homoeopathy all over India.
The Life of Mikao Usui
Reiki was discovered by Dr. Mikao Usui, who set out on his path of spirituality after he experienced visions of — and instruction from — Mahavairocana Buddha, the Great Central Buddha. Determined to find answers to his questions about his vision, Usui eventually met a Shingon Bonze, who recognized Usui’s tremendous spiritual potential and took him on as a student. After years of work and meditation, Usui recieved enlightenment while he was meditating at hsi favourite spot at Mt. Kurama.
The Super Computer of Homoeopathy: Dr. P. N. Varma
Dr. P. N. Varma is the founder Director of Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory and the Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy. Dr. P.N. Varma is the trendsetter towards statutory control of homoeopathic medicines and is considered an authority on the subject.
The Origin, Use and Preparation of Nosodes
A nosode is simply a homeopathic remedy that is made from a disease product. It was Hering's idea to use these miasmic agents as a potentised remedy. These nosodes can be used as intercurrent remedies, as homoeoprophylactics or vaccines. A definite set of rules have been given for the preparation of these nosodes in the Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India. Here, we reproduce the same from the Pharmacopoeia.
The Problem of Over Consumption: What Can I Do?
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Remembering these three words and exercising them as you pursue your daily activities might significantly help you reduce the amount of waste you put in to the environment.
Education in Homoeopathy
Homoeopathy is a rapidly growing system of Medicine and is being practiced all over the world. The system focuses on promotion of physical, mental and spiritual status of health. Though originated in Germany, this system has blended well with the culture and ethos of this country and available uniformly almost in every state. Dr. Eswara Das, Deputy Advisor, Homoeopathy, department of ISM & H, writes about the infrastructure of homoeopathy, the educational facilities and the fast growing career prospects in the field of homoeopathy.
A Step for Homoeopathic Promotion at an International Level
The International conferences organised by various organisations have helped in the promotion of homoeopathy all over the world. By the exchange of views and experiences, homoeopathic profession will benefit all over. Dr. A.K. Seth, the secretary general of Asian Homoeopathic Medical League has been involved in organising various international conferences.
The Living Legend of Homoeopathy: Dr. Diwan Harish Chand
Dr. Diwan Harish Chand is one of the most qualified homoeopathic physicians of the world and has been into practice for the past 54 years.Dr. Diwan H. Chand is a man of great principles, believes in hard work and is an ardent follower of Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of Homoeopathy.
The Living Legend of Homoeopathy: Dr. Diwan Harish Chand (II)
Dr. Diwan Harish Chand is one of the most qualified homoeopathic physicians of the world and has been into practice for the past 54 years. Dr. Diwan H. Chand is a man of great principles, believes in hard work and is an ardent follower of Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of Homoeopathy. The complete interview could not be carried in one issue so the rest of it is being carried in this issue.
Striding Towards Better Manufacturing Skills
Bhandari Homoeopathic Laboratories, Faridabad revolutionised homoeopathy in India by establishing the first large-scale unit in North India. The management has introduced process control in its production line to produce homoeopathic medicines of international standard. Bhandari has revolutionised homoeopathy still further by developing its own herb garden, where they have grown genuine and exotic homoeopathic herbs.
Materia Medica for Students
For the busy students of Homoeopathic world - this book on Materia Medica offers a panacea for all their needs - covering seventy drugs, viva voce, mnemonics - drugs presented with a view to achieve excellence.
Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy
The Central Council of Research in Homoeopathy is a premier organization engaged in organized research in homoeopathy in the country.The Council has been set up with an aim to formulate, coordinate and develop research in homoeopathy on scientific lines.
The Guide to Homoeopathic Home Kit
It is really impossible to select homoeopathic remedies for oneself because each person's health demands are different. However the most basic kit should contain at least 24 remedies. Here we give the suggestions on which medicines to be kept in your home remedy kit.
Dr. John Henry Clarke
After Dr. Quin, Dr. John Henry Clarke established himself as a very successful and highly influential London Homoeopath in teh 1870’s. If it weren’t for Dr. Clarke, there would be little homoeoapthy practiced in teh UK today, it would still be the exclusive preserve of the Rich.
Standardisation and Quality Control for Medicinal Plants Used in Homoeopathy
Quality has become the order of the day; each item is strictly scrutinized in terms of quality. Pharmaceutical products are no exception. Standardisation ensures the isolation of desired ingredients in required quantity and also the effectiveness of the drugs prepared. It also enhances their acceptability in the populace.
The Problems with Delayed Conception...
Endometriosis is the presence of functioning endometrium in sites other than the uterine mucosa. In this condition fragments of the endometrium (lining of the uterus) grow outside the uterus. It is more common in women with delayed conception.
A Panacea on Earth - Wheat Grass
Benefits of wheat grass have been known in the west for years. Referred to as ‘The Green Gold’, Wheat grass and its juice are a complete food in itself and any body can have it for a whole life.
Eat Healthy to Live Healthy
Cooking of food results in the loss of many nutrients therefore, the cooking style should be such which would preserve maximum nutrional value of the food.
The Deadly Nightshade
Belladona plant; commonly known as the 'Deadly Nightshade' is the source of a wonderful homoeopathic medicine which is very commonly used in acute problems such as fever and sore throat.
Geriatric Care, Issues and Challenges Before Homoeopaths
What are the present demographical trends of population in our country and what is the present infrastructure available to us to tackle with the increasing elderly population? Dr. Eswara Das writes about the present scenario of the elderly population, their common problems and the infrastructure available to tackle them.
Calcarea Sulphurica
Calcarea Sulphurica is the chief biochemic remedy in case of suppurative conditions. It is an excellent remedy for boils and absesses.
Arthritis in Dogs
The benefits of homoeopathy over other systems of medicine for our pets are many. Our loved pets can also share the blessings of this great gift of homoeopathy, the most painless way of treatment. The diseases of domestic animals, yield as promptly to homoeopathic medicines as those of man. In this article we discuss the problem of arthritis in dogs and its homoeopathic treatment.
Bio-combination No. 3 for Colic
With the growth of the biochemic system of medicine, many biochemic combinations were developed for treating various common ailments. These combinations constitute of three to four biochemic salts that have a specific action on treating the ailment.
Ayurvedic Treatment for Dysmenorrhoea
Ayurvedic medicines have proved effective in relieving the pain during menstruation or dysmenorrhoea. In ayurveda it is known as ‘Kashtartava’. It is very prevalent in young single women leading sedentary lives.
Distemper in Dogs
For many years canine distemper virus was the most feared of the viral diseases affecting dogs. Parvovirus may have surpassed it in this regard but it is still a deadly virus that kills dogs and other members of the canine family. Here we give the homeopathic treatment of this most feared disease affecting our pet dogs.
A Non-invasive Test to Detect Coronary Artery Disease of 21st Century
Realistic Geometry Cartographic Coronary Imaging (RGCI) is a technique based on impedance Cardiography. It is a scientific technique to estimate cardio-haemodynamic status without even a single cut to the body.
Nature's Digestive Tonic Curd
Curd is a very nourishing food. It is a valuable source of protein, essential vitamins and minerals. It is also a rich source of calcium and riboflavin. The protein in curd is more readily digestible than the protein in milk. It is therefore an ideal diet for those who have sensitive digestive systems.
Spiritual and Siddha Healing
Since childhood, we have grown up on a spiritual diet of stories of great saints. saints who could cure the dealdliest of disease by a mere look. Be it Shirdi Sai Baba, Shri Gorkhanathji, Baba Nityananda or Jesus Christ. Teir miraculous healing power has earned them many followers. Even today if you look at their photograph, you can feel radiation emanating from their tranquil eyes.
Home Remedies for Common Ailments
It is so easy to cure certain ailments through the simplest means available in every household. The knowledge of such easy to use home remedies can make life so comfortable for us. The following is an assortment of tried and true home remedies from a variety of sources. Many people have found the following treatments to be an effective alternative to modern medicines or treatments.
Caring for Ageing Dogs
The diseases of our domestic animals, which admit of cure, yield as promptly to homoeopathic medicines as those of men. The benefits of homoeopathy over other systems of medicine for our pets are many. It cures diseases and not palliate them with the humane nature of its cure.
Karuna Reiki
The spirit of Reiki, its gentle cleansing and healing touch is awakening us to the call of the spirit to the enlightenment and peace of our souls. Healing us of our past and Karma, it allows us to progress forward into the new age in confidence. Once attuned to the energy of Reiki, the old clamouring of this life simply falls away and we are brought into a new mindset, recognizing our true selves as beings of Eternal Light.
Common Hepatic Disorders and Their Management
The Liver has a great capacity to renew itself. During Surgery, if a portion of the liver is cut away, it gets replaced within a few weeks. However in diseased conditions, the create of cell destruction may outstrip the rate of replacement. This may lead to liver disorders.This issue deals with Common Liver Disorders.
Pill Poppers - Beware!
Are you one of those self-medicating souls who reaches for a pill every time you feel the beginnings of a headache? Well, stop now, before playing self-appointed doctor lands you in an emergency room.
You Don't Always Need Anti-Emetics to Relieve Nausea
How many times you must have taken anti-emetics to relieve yourself of nausea, not realising that homoeopathy has an excellent remedy that gives relief from nausea and vomiting instantly. So, next time you suffer from nausea, try taking Ipecac for relief. Read more about it below. Ipecac helps to relieve not only simple nausea but also nausea during pregnancy.
Homoeopathy The Best Bet
India is not devoid of its indigenous systems of medicines and cure. And their adherents are not few. That makes sense. That is why today ayurveda and unani systems of medicine are much in news with stress on research. Homoeopathy, though a late starter in the country is yet struggling to come into its own. Otherwise, it follows the eternal law of therapeutics viewing a disease in its totality as an interplay of both physical and mental forces.
Growing Age, Decreasing Beauty
Are there ways to improve your skin and tone without risking breakouts or an allergic reaction ? Does it have to be so time consuming or expensive to get a glow? Getting great skin is easier than we may think. Here are some useful easy tips on how to get that glow safety naturally even from your “kitchen”.
Mental Diseases Need For Research to Find out the Possibilities of Homoeopathic Treatment
What are mental diseases and how can homoeopathy help to cure mental diseases? The scope of treatment of mental diseases through homoeopathy is vast-but a lot of research needs to be done to establish this. Since homoeopathy treats the individual and not the disease, it is very natural that it should be a succesful therapy to relieve the disorders of mind.
The Beginnings of Homoeopathy
Homoeopathy was founded by Samuel Hahnemann. He believed that the symptoms and signs of an illness are in fact attempts on the part of the organism to heal itself, so that when a substance capable of producing a similar ‘picture’ to that of the disease is used it encourages a powerful strenghtening of the defence mechanism.
An Overview of Geriatric Disorders and the Role of Homoeopathy
Homoeopathy covers not only all the seven ages from the cradle to the grave, but can cover the extra forty weeks from the moment of begining of life with impregnation of the ovum by prenatal eugenics. This can help to remove some inherited tendencies. Prof. Dr. Diwan Harish Chand gives the role of homoeopathy in treating greiatric problems.
Aches and Pains
According to homoeopathy, tissue changes of body are not the actual cause of disease but the results. The cause lies inside the person and is brought on by external factors such as unfavourable environment.
The Unbearable Pain of Sciatica
Pain is the major reason of distress in nearly all the diseases. Pain is a symptom which renders the patient immobile and incapable of performing his day to day activities. Sciatica is one such syndrome in which a person suffers from unbearable pain.
Ayurvedic Help for Women at Menopause
The period of life when there is a permanent cessation of menstruation is known as menopause. It is one of the difficult times in a woman's life where she has to come to terms with many changes that take place in her body. Menopause is a physiological change in a woman's life, which is inevitable. Most of the women do not need any particular treatment and the phase passes on its own.
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding
Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding is the state of abnormal uterine bleeding without any clinically detectable organic pelvic pathology. Since in this condition, no known pathological changes are evident, the patients suffering from DUB respond excellently to homoeopathic treatment. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding can be treated with homoeopathic constitutional treatment which should be sought after for which consultation with a homoeopath is necessary.
The President of the Central Council of Homoeopathy, Dr. S.P.S Bakshi has researched deeply on the subject of allergies. His views on allergy are expressed in his “lectures on Allergy and its Manifestation”. This is the part III from his lectures on allergies.
Gastric Problems in Pets
A dog with gastritis will generally vomit, not eat and be lethargic. The temperature is usually elevated above the normal 101.5 degrees. Generally, it is best to withhold food in a dog suffering from gastritis. Withholding food will allow the stomach to rest.
Effects of Ageing on Periodontium
Ageing is a process in which the natural function of the body slows down. Just as changes take place in all the tissues of the body, they take place in the periodontium as well. The physiological and morphological disintegration is seen in the process of ageing. Correct dental care can help you keep your teeth for a lifetime.
Ayurvedic Treatment for Constipation
The problem of constipation should be relieved as naturally as possible by dietary control, increased water intake and exercise. Ayurvedic system makes you aware of the natural ways to combat constipation.
Home Kit for the Elderly
Elderly people need a few special homoeopathic remedies in their medicine chest along with the other basic remedies that we had listed in our previous issues. The remedies needed for the elderly include Conium maculatum, Allium sativum, Avena sativa etc.
Sprouting, A Healthy Diet
Sprouts are healthy and taste good too. They hold immense medicinal value and should be added to every household’s regular menu. Breakfast of sprouts is the most nutritious and healthy breakfast. Combined with fruits, it forms an ideal diet.
Although curd has a nutritive content similar to fresh milk, it has extensive special values for therapeutic purposes. Curd also forms a curative food in a number of diseases. It brings relief to the patients suffering from GIT diseases, skin diseases, insomnia and dandruff.
Herbal Remedies for Hypertension
Hypertension is the condition that occurs when the pressure of blood in the arteries is persistently higher than normal because of increased resistance to blood flow through the arterial circulation. It is best to control hypertension by natural means, control of diet and certain herbal remedies.
Carbo Vegetabilis Remedy Par Excellence for Digestive Troubles
Carbo veg is a commonly used remedy for digestive problems. The remedy is most often appropriate where the digestion is weak and the general constitution is unhealthy.
Food Allergies in Pets
The diseases of our domestic animals, which admit of cure, yield as promptly to homoeopathic medicines as those of man. The benefits of homoeopathy over other systems of medicine for our pets are many. It cures diseases and not palliate them with the humane nature of its cure.
Cough and its Management
The different characteristics of cough would determine which homoeopathic remedy is to be selected. Though there are innumerable medicines in homoeopathy for various types of cough, the most commonly used ones are discussed in this article.
Tips for Healthy Eating for Your Children
Respect and love your body. Be alert to any signals of disease, indicating that something is not working right in the body. These can include pain in a part or parts of the body, indigestion, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, vomiting, fatigue, anxiety, irregular hair or nail growth, excessive fluid retention, or bloating, just to mention a few.
Biocombination Number 4 Constipation
Biocombination number 4 has been prepared with 4 biochemic salts that aid in relieving constipation. Regular intake of this biocombinaiton helps control the problem of constipation, controls the increased dependency on laxatives of patients suffering from chronic constipation.
Magic of the Magnets
We know magnetic therapy works but one might ask, how can a simple, little permanent magnet act as a healing apparatus. Simply trying it may be the best answer.
Gelsemium is a remedy made from false Jasmine and is frequently indicated in acute problems such as fever and cold.
Glonoine: The Heat Remedy
Glonoine or Nitro-glycerine has an affinity for blood and circulation. The symptoms in Glonoine are characteristically quick and violent, bursting and expansive. It is truly an explosive remedy.
Prevention of Sunstroke
Summer is here and so are the problems connected with it such as heat exhaustion, heat syncope, heat fever and heat stroke. It is always better to take precautions to minimise these effects of the scorching heat.
The cures, produced by the homoeopathic medicines are miraculous. Here, we draw your attention to the potent effect of the homoeopathic drugs.
Natrum sulphuricum
Natrum sulphuricum is another tissue or biochemic salt whose main use is in promoting elimination of toxins from the body. It is one of the most frequently indicated constitutional remedies.
A Clove of Garlic for Good Health
Garlic, available readily in every home is a good medicine for cough and many digestive problems. Here are a few tips on how to use garlic in different ways.
The Gastrointestinal System
A sense of fullness and a feeling of abdominal distention usually occur during or after the ingestion of food. The most common ailments of the gastrointestinal tract are aphthous ulcers, heartburn, peptic ulcer, flatulence, and allergy to various substances and altered bowel habits.
The Autumn Remedy
Dulcamara is useful for treating catarrhal conditions mainly occuring in every change of weather especially the autumn season when the days are hot and the nights are cold.
Biocombination Number 12 Headache
Headaches can be caused due to a deficiency in any one or more of the inorganic salts. Based on the symptoms any one of the twelve inorganic salts can be prescribed for relief. Biocombination 12 relieves headache due to congestion and rush of blood to the head, neuralgia, headache due to anxiety, sleeplessness and indigestion.
Role of Homoeopathy in Cataract
Homoeopathy can give complete cure if cataract is diagnosed earlier. Many scientific studies have been done on this context that proved the efficacy of homoeopathy on cataract.
Skin Affections and Homoeopathy
Eczema is a common ailment affecting mankind and since centuries different streams of medicine have been trying to find a cure for it. Homoeopathy is the most succesful mode of treatment for this skin ailment.
Blood Pressure, When it Rises...
The cure for high blood pressure is much more about prevention and control than cure. Changes in life-style- diet, regular exercise are a must to prevent and keep a check over rising blood pressure. Since, the treatment for high blood pressure is more at promotion of health, homoeopathic system of medicine forms a very important mode of treatment for this problem.
Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Homeopathy can often provide relief from the unpredictable, sometimes debilitating, aches and pains of fibromyalgia. Nutritional supplements, dietary monitoring, special types of exercise, and other natural approaches are also helpful and may be used along with remedies.
A Case of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome is a condition, which is becoming very common with no definite cure in the conventional science. Here, we give a case of irritable bowel syndrome treated with homoeopathic medicines.
Why is your Baby Crying?
Does your baby suffer from unexplained bouts of crying? It could be colic that is making the baby cry so often. Consult your homoeopath for the treatment of this problem in your baby. Homoeopathy works well on children as it does not interfere with their energy levels but works with them so that they can recover their healthy state as soon as possible. Following are a few of the remedies for treating infantile colic.
Age Related Changes
It is difficult to answer the question that why do we grow old? According to a popular theory, free radicals damage cells, tissues and organs progressively and as we age the body's ability to neutralize such damages wanes. The various changes that take place in the tissues and the organs of the body with growing age occur gradually. Each organ goes through degeneration making the body more susceptible to diseases.
Pollution: Finding Local Solutions
Pollution often becomes a personal issue for many people when it affects their health and safety or the health and safety of their children. For this very reason, it is essential to not simply ignore it and go on with our daily lives, but to understand, accept and find ways to counter it.
Prick to Heal with Acupuncture
The intent of acupuncture therapy is to promote health and alleviate pain and suffering. The method by which this is accomplished, though it may seem strange and mysterious to many, has been time tested over thousands of years and continues to be validated today.
Lycopodium Clavatum
Lycopodium is a remedy most often selected by homoeopaths for treating chronic diseases and has rarely disappointed them in getting relief to the patients. Lycopodium clavatum-first proved by Hahnemann is reputed to act on the entire organism-from head to toe. The remedy has proved of much use in chronic ailments.
The Natural Way to Beauty
A well-balanced diet that provides the body with sufficient energy is what keeps the human body in the pink of health and beauty. Certain fruits, vegetables and food products are essentially good for healthy and beautiful looks. Let us see how each one is important for a balanced diet to maintain good health and beauty.
How Safe are Hepatitis B Vaccinations?
Are vaccines completely safe? What do the recent studies suggest? Let us explore into the truths of vaccination that have been established with recent researches.
Cataract A Common Eye Problem of the Aged
Did you know that many homoeopathic remedies are available to prevent senile cataract? You can be saved from the pain of surgery or the fear of impending blindness if only you would start homoeopathic treatment on time.
The Marvels of Camphor
Camphor tastes bitter but surprisingly has many medicinal effects. Camphor is famous old home remedy for many conditions such as blemishes and many other skin conditions.
Homoeopathy for Monsoon Ailments
Besides the respite that the monsoon season gets from the heat of the summer, rains also bring in along with them many diseases and illnesses. The rainy season is the sick reason in India, Infection spreads because of the combination of heat and mousier. In this write-up, let us discuss some ailments occurring during rainy season and the help homoeopathy renders.
Homoeopathic therapists are able to educate the public in the importance of a healthy lifestyle, explain the significance of our self healing capacity and bring about the realisation that health care is much more about health promotion than the alleviation of the symptoms of the disease. Thus homoeopathy is an important holistic approach of treatment of geriatric problems as promotion of health is what is needed in old age.
The Morning Sickness
Vomiting in pregnancy is considered normal till the time it does not have deleterious effects on the body of the woman and does not incapacitate her day to day activities. If the vomiting is excessive and persistent leading to dehydration, starvation and acidosis, medical help should be sought. Homoeopathic remedies not only help to relieve the condition of excessive vomiting but also make the constitution of the pregnant mother strong to help her fight infections.
Eating For a Healthy Baby
The state of baby's health at birth is tied to it's mother's diet during pregnancy. Lack of calories and protein in the last trimester (7-9 months) can interfere with the brain development of the foetus. Inadequate food intake and wrong kind of food can retard foetal growth.
Common Dental Problems and Their Management
Know your teeth and gums to keep the dentist away. The primary function of your teeth is to cut and chew up food. This in turn affects not only your dental health but also the functioning of your body system and over all well being. Your teeth and gums are vulnerable. The food you eat, or the way you clean your teeth could lead to a variety of dental problems.
Skin Diseases in Pets
The skin is a whole body organ and it is very sensitive to whole body diseases. For homoeopathic treatment of skin diseases, the whole body symptoms should be taken into account.
Green Leafy Vegetables
Fresh vegetables have life force. Most vegetables are very high in water and necessary vitamins and minerals and low in fat and protein. Thus, they are a perfect complement to animal protein meals to help supply the needed nutrients that aid the digestion and utilization of those concentrated foods.
Food for Elderly
Helping the elderly choose wisely from among the food groups can improve their health and zest for life. As a matter of fact, these recommendations wouldn't be bad for adults of any age to use daily!
Fever in Children
Fever, the rise in body temperature can be a symptom of a number of illnesses. A proper diagnosis of the cause of fever is necessary for the proper management. Amongst the causes, include common cold, flu, tonisllitis, mumps, measles, chicken pox, malaria, diarrhoea, typhoid, bronchitis etc. Though the management of each case is different, here we give you a list of homoeopathic remedies commonly used for treating many types of fever.
Growing to be A woman
Puberty is the time when a girl has to strengthen and support the nascent femininity. It is important to realise that at puberty each girl is growing to emerge into the beautiful womanhood and it is important to have a positive approach at this delicate time of life. Celebrating and acknowledging each change as it comes, by the woman as well as her family can transform this difficult time into a joyful experience.
Homoeopathy and Miscarriage
The tremendous loss involved in a miscarrage can often be overlooked and it is necessary to take proper care of the woman during this time for she is emotionally as well as physically affected by the loss. For abortions that are threatened but can be saved respond very well to homoeopathic medicines. Homoeopathic medicines can also remove the tendency to habitual abortions. Homoeopathic medicines are also helpful in relieving the ill effects of abortion including MTP.
Your Digestion and You
Ideally, the digestive process should occur swiftly and efficiently so that optimum nutritional value is obtained from the food we eat. Indigestion or dyspepsia is the term commonly used to describe abdominal discomfort that occurs after eating. Here are a few steps to improve the digestion with homoeopathic remedies that promote digestive processes and relieves the discomforts of indigestion.
Warding off Headaches
Suffering from a headache can be a miserable experience. It would be useful for a person to be aware of the causes and ways of prevention of headache. In this article are mentioned the various types of headache with their causes and prevention. Homoeopathic remedies are the best relief from headaches, especially primary headaches. Consult your homoeopathic physician, if you have been suffering from frequent, recurring headaches and you will be amazed to see your headaches vanishing away in no time.
Difficulties in Br**st Feeding
Mother’s milk is the best source of nutrition for an infant. It provides immunity to the child from many infections. It is seen that children who have been fed on mother’s milk are less likely to suffer from infections than the children who have been unfortunate to not get mother’s milk as their fodder. A mother is unable to feed her babies with her milk due to many problems related to br**st. Here, we discuss these problems with the possible ways to avoid them and the homoeopathic treatment for the same.
Baby Care
There is a wealth of safe and effective natural solutions to all sorts of health concerns that face babies and young children. It is always better to begin treating infants with simple, natural measures and remedies because of no toxic or side effects. Natural remedies work by reinforcing the body's own healing efforts and show effects quickly especially on babies for their bodies and mind are pure.
All About Haemorrhoids and Fissures
Although an embarrassing topic of discussion, haemorrhoids are quite common. They occur when veins in your rectum become enlarged from straining or increased pressure. You can relieve the pain, swelling and inflammation of most haemorrhoidal flare-ups with the self-care measures and homoeopathy.
Nutrition During Childhood and Adolescence
The importance of establishing healthful nutrition practices during childhood and early adolescence has been well established. Diet and exercise patterns adopted during these prime development years set the stage for lifetime habits that can spell the difference between health and infirmity in later years. A working daily schedule for infants and young children in given here. A chart with the average height and weight of children of different age groups is also given.
Cold and Headache that Won't Go Away! Is Sinusitis the Cause?
Sinusitis is the inflammation, acute or chronic of the lining membrane of one or more of the air filled cavities that develop as out-pouching from the lining of the nose into the bones of the upper jaw and forehead. Homoeopathy offers a reliable treatment for the complaints of sinusitis without any side effects. For a complete cure homoeopathic physician needs to be consulted. Many homoeopathic remedies have been proved efficacious for the relief of acute sinusitis. A few of the remedies are listed below with their indications.
When the Bones become Fragile...
Homoeopathic therapists are able to educate the public in the importance of a healthy lifestyle, explain the significance of our self healing capacity and bring about the realisation that health care is much more about health promotion than the alleviation of the symptoms of the disease. Thus homoeopathy is an important holistic approach of treatment of geriatric problems as promotion of health is what is needed in old age.
Herbal Home Remedies
Many minor conditions can be treated at home with a few home remedies made of products commonly available at every home. These remedies are easy to make and procure immidiate relief. Here are a few of these remedies that can be put to use for common ailments.
The Bitter Taste of Sugar
Remember that sugar is just an acquired taste, and those two minutes of pleasure now are not worth the pain later. These tips will help you control your sugar intake, besides setting you on the road to a healthier sugar-free life.
Mental Health Disorders in Childhood
When children develop mental or emotional disorders, parents often blame themselves. But childhood disorders are likely caused by a combination of many factors. It is important to recognize the problem and seek treatment as soon as possible.
Managing Depression, Anxiety and Insomnia in Old Age
Mental diseases are common in the old age due to a feeling of worthlessness, loneliness, attitude of the family members and many other socio-economic factors. Depression and anxiety are the most common mental problems in the aged but they can be well taken care of with the support of the family members and holistic therapies such as homoeopathy.
Medicinal Value of Spices
Spices are not only flavouring agents but have a significant role play in combating common ailments. Very few people are aware of the role the common spices play in our health. Spices are not only flavouring agents but have a significant role to play in combating common ailments. Let me give you the medicinal values of the few daily used spices that make a part of your kitchen shelf.
Homoeopathic Medicines as a Traveling First Aid Kit
Homoeopathic remedies are effective in relieving the complaints that occur while traveling, be it motion sickness, traveling diarrhoea or any injuries. Find out the remedies that can be used for these complaints, in the article here and keep them as safe homoeopathic first aid kit.
The Genome and Homoeopathy - The Missing Link
Apart from stumbling on to new insights about what we humans are made of, the latest findings on the map of human genome, sheds a new light on the concept of disease and its cure. The concept of individualisation and personalised medicine has come into view, which has been the long discovered line of treatment used by homoeopathic physicians since the time it was discovered by Hahnemann. Where is the missing link between homoeopathy and gene expression?
The common occurrence of cholera in our country is attributed to a lack of proper hygiene that leads to the growth of the cholera causing bacteria, i.e. Vibrio cholerae. So many epidemics have already taken place in our country. Our aim should be to avoid further outbreaks of this disease by maintaining personal and public hygiene. The term frequently used now is gastroentritis.
Journey Towards Health
Respect and love your body. Be alert to any signals of disease, indicating that something is not working right in the body. These can include pain in a part or parts of the body, indigestion, heartburn, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, vomiting, fatigue, anxiety, irregular hair or nail growth, excessive fluid retention, or bloating, just to mention a few.
Nutrition for the Elderly
Helping the elderly choose wisely from among the food groups can improve their health and zest for life. As a matter of fact, these recommendations wouldn't be bad for adults of any age to use daily!
Cure for Eye Infections
Eye infections can affect any part of the eyes from the eyelids to the cornea and even to optic nerves in the back of the eye. Here we are considering the two most common eye infections conjunctivitis and styes with their treatment.
Children and Eating Disorders
"Ideal" portrayed by ultrathin models and entertainers is usually impossible and certainly not healthy for most people. Eating disorders have also been related to feelings of poor self-esteem, helplessness or ineffectiveness.
The Troubles of Breathing in Children
Bronchitis means an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the bronchi and bronchial tube. It is a breathing disorder affecting the respiratory function. Proper diet and avoiding exposure to pollution and other causative agents should be undertaken for treatment.
Prostate Enlargement and its Management
Non cancerous or benign enlargement of the prostate gland often begins after the age of 50. If you are in this age group or are about to become 50, the following information might be helpful for you to overcome the problem or even to avoid the problem before it starts. A regular examination is necessary for an early detection and cure.
The Seven Chakras and Reiki
The major Chakras not only control and energise the vital organs of the body but also control and affect a person's psychological and spiritual conditions. An imbalance or malfunctioning of any of these chakras causes various disorders. The higher chakra controls the one lower to it starting from the root chakra. Through Reiki one can balance the imbalances of chakras and also attain the highest spiritual levels.
Siddha: An Ancient System of Medicine
The Siddha system of medicine emphasizes that the medical treatment shall be oriented not merely to disease but hasto be individualized with far less chances of committing mistake in diagnosis or treatment.
Physiotherapy - Medical Science - The Physical Way
Now the procedures are more patient friendly, reduce discomfort, shorten recovery period, prevent disability and promote health.
Treating Burns Naturally
The incidence of accidents due to burns increases during the time of Dipawali due to the carelessness while burning crackers or lighting candles. Keeping the medicines used for first aid handy can be of real help during this time. Here, we give a few first aid measures for treating burns.
Vomiting in Children
Most children vomit occasionally for trivial reasons and need not cause undue alarm. Some children are more prone to vomiting. Vomiting due to benign causes may not lead to dehydration or cause loss of weight. But, recurrent vomting in children should be taken proper care of and medical advice should be sought for the same.
Ear Diseases
Ear infections in pets are a very common ailment and there are a very few infections which get better without medical assistance. It is of paramount importance to treat these ear infections to save your pets the continuous pain and suffering. Homoeopathic medicnes are the most harmless and painless way to treat ear infections.
A Glowing Skin for Beautiful Looks
The colour, and to a lesser extent, the texture of the skin, reflects the general state of person's health. Fresh air, regular exercise, a balanced diet and sufficient sleep all help one to look and feel their best. That, combined with homoeopathy can be the answer to these agonising problems of skin.
Natural Aid for Your Teeth
Many diseases can be prevented if we take care of our bodies, including the teeth. You can prevent the diseases of teeth such as pyorrhoea and tooth decay if you give some extra attention to this important part of our body. Many natural products if used regularly maintain the strength and health of our teeth.
Do You Suffer From Premenstrual Syndrome?
The best treatment for premenstrual syndrome in women is to get the whole body back to total health while treating the worst of symptoms. A good diet with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables should be taken. All stimulants including tea, salt, sugar and chocolate should be avoided.
Uterine Fibroids: The Homoeopathic Cure
Uterine fibroids : a very common ailment in women with practically no symptoms at all has surgery as the only answer to cure in allopathy. Homoeopathy offers a permanent cure to this problem.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Your Pets
The skin is a whole body organ and it is very sensitive to whole body diseases. For homoeopathic treatment of skin diseases, the whole body symptoms should be taken into account.
Expectant Mothers and Homoeopathy
Pregnancy is a time most suited for homoeopathic treatment. Not only does it help in offering relief for the ailments during pregnancy such as morning sickness, dyspepsia and hypertension but also makes the body healthier and more energetic.
Common Cold and Flu in Children
‘Influenza’ and ‘Common Cold’ are two very common illnesses with a very great similarity in symptoms of both. Here we describe the differences between the two infections with their homoeopathic treatment.
Are You Prone to Diabetes? Find Out for Yourself!
Diabetes is a disease in which the body cannot make proper use of carbohydrates because of inadequate production of insulin. The best method of coping with diabetes is exercise and diet control. The more you resort to natural means of healing, the better it will be. The moment you become dependent on medicines your susceptibility to problems increases.
Aches and Pains
Aches and pains pertaining to muscles and the joints ae a very common problem. Here, we shall consider a few of the conditions of the joints and muscles in short and how homoeopathy helps in such conditions.
Urinary Incontinence in Women
Pelvic inflammation or the infection of the genital tract is attributed to the ascending spread of microorganisms from the cervico- va***nal canal to the endometrium. The incidence of the infection of the genital tract is on the rise, making it a health hazard. The homoeopathic treatment of pelvic inflammatory diseases in women is symptomatic and consulting a physician is necessary in such cases.
Deworming with Homoeopathy
The problem of worm infestation poses a health hazard in our country especially in the villages and slum areas where proper sanitation facilities and drinking water supply are not maintained.
Ginger: The Wonder Cure
Ginger is known to be one of the most versatile healing herbs. Apart from its medicinal values, it has numerous culinary uses too. Ginger is very useful in conditions such as atherosclerosis, dysmenorrhoea, migraine, morning sickness in pregnant women, nausea and vomiting following surgery, arthritis, and various abdominal complaints.
Eating Out Sensibly
Food is a basic requirement and healthy food is a necessity. Good food requires a lot of planning and consideration, especialy when eaten outside the home. There are many restaurants that provide good food , but only a few offer healthy food. Here are a few tips on how you can eat out in a healthier and a more sensible manner.
Aconite is a short acting remedy which cures ailments which appear suddenly from exposure to a very cold weather or very hot weather. Homoeopathy For All presents a detailed yet simplified picture of this often-used homeopathic remedy for acute and common problems— 'aconite nap.’
Am I Using the Correct Remedy?
We have all had frustration over using a remedy we aren’t sure is the correct choice. Here, we dedicate this column to the problems faced by the homoeopathic practitioners during their practice.
The Bane of Cervical Spondylosis
All emotional and physical stresses put a lot of weight on one's mind which affects one's neck and manifests itself with symptoms such as pain, stiffness and immobility of the neck. And one does not pay much attention to the neck until it hurts and hurts severely. Beware of the neck pain and rectify your living habits before you get cervical spondylosis, a degenerative condition of the bones of the neck.
Fragrant Healing with Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy is one of those rare forms of treatment that can improve your quality of life by serving as a comforting ritual to reduce stress, enhance relaxation, and relieve anxiety. It relieves psychosomatic symptoms, and alleviates some emotional disorders.
Eminent Homoeopath: Dr. Jugal Kishore
Dr. Jugal Kishore is one of the most distinguished homoeopaths of India. He relates how he developed an interest in the homoeopathic science and shares some interesting experiences in his years of practice with us.
The Bed-wetting Problem in Children
Bed-wetting is a 'closet problem,' by its very own nature, concealed from the awareness of all, but members of the immediate family. This article has been written in the hope that it will help parents learn how to deal with the problem, and how homoeopathic remedies will aid them in doing so.
Dr. P.N. Varma - A Silent Crusader who has changed the face of Homoeopathy in India
Dr. P.N. Varma completes over 50 years of active service promoting homoeopathy scientifically. The widely read "Pondering Views" by him is highly popular, each discussing different but contemporary vexing problems faced by homoeopaths. Pressurized by massive demand to know more about him and his work, we digged deep into his past...
Symptom Management of Ovarian Cancer with Homeopathic Medicines
Alleviation of symptoms is the foremost goal of treatment in treatment of any type of cancer especially in advanced stages. Homoeopathy has a great role to play in symptom management of most cancers
The role of homeopathy in treating Inferiority Complex
Inferiority Complex is a condition nourished by a person’s own mental state, which is due to a person’s own weaknesses and is accompanied by a feeling of self distortment. Homoeopathy has a role to perform in the treatment of inferiority complex.
Homoeopathic treatment for burns
Homoeopathic remedies are known to be effective first aid remedies. Many remedies are also used as first aid measure for burns, which heal and relieve the pain.
Homeopathic management of Sick School Syndrome
What is sick school syndrome? It is a condition with a variety of vague symptoms experienced by school going children. Read about how you can help your children in the treatment of sick school syndrome.
Homeopathic management of whooping cough
Whooping cough is an acute, highly contagious respiratory infection. The illness goes on for weeks, and most children lose weight, becoming malnourished. Homeopathy has been a first choice in the treatment of whooping cough as there are some quite effective remedies which are discussed in this article.
Homeopathy for Bursitis - A Painful Condition
Bursitis is a common and painful condition but is most often undermined and therefore goes undiagnosed leaving the patient to suffer in pain. This article gives a brief overview of this problem with its management and homoeopathic treatment.
Diseases of the Older Women
Ageing in women is related to many hormonal changes in their body that leads to menopause, that is cessation of menstruation and other bodily changes making a woman more prone to illnesses such as ovarian cancer.
Homoeopathic Management of Common Summer Ailments
Among all the seasons of nature, the summer season causes most discomfort to the human race and also to the animal planet either by causing physical ailments or by setting loose disasters upon the environment. This season is conducive to the break-out of many epidemics. Discussed here are common ailments prevalent in the summer season.
Managing Allergic Rhinitis with Multiple Level of Management
For keeping up the faith of people in homoeopathy and the physician, successful management of acute episodes of allergy becomes essential. It should be managed at multiple levels. In managing the acute episodes, many mother tinctures and lower potencies are used. This article gives a glimpse on some of the short and quick acting drugs with specific potencies from literature which have been clinically verified.
Dry Cough: Managing by Homoeopathy
A dry cough is most irritating for the patient as well as his accompanying persons. A dry cough has many causes, which range from simple upper respiratory tract infection that follows a cold to severe and life-threatening conditions include congestive heart failure and lung cancer. Management by homoeopathy could relieve the patient of the distress.
Biocombination Number 25 for Acidity, Flatulence, Indigestion
The balanced combination of biocombination 25 helps in overcoming all problems related to digestion. It is composed of Natrum phos 3x, Natrum sulph 3x and Silicea 12 x in equal proportions. Biocombination 25 is indicated in gastric disturbances, acidity, flatulence, dyspepsia, acid, sour risings, bilious vomiting, flatulent colic, headache and jaundice.
Scope of Homoeopathy in Common Dental Problems
Dental problems like teething troubles, caries, tooth abscess, sensitive teeth, etc. can be either tackled with homoeopathic medicines or along with appropriate dental procedures. In many cases collateral dental procedure will help in sooner recovery
Restore the Beauty of Hair with Homoeopathy
Homeopathy can help to restore the beauty of the skin and hair. In order to be beautiful and to look no older than your years (and for many – it is desirable to look even younger) do not forget about one of the safest ways to achieve this goal – homeopathy.
Dandruff: Is it a Disease or Dysfunction?
Homoeopathy is known for its effectiveness in skin diseases. Many drugs used to treat hair fall and alopecia also cover dandruff symptoms directly or indirectly. There have been studies that show the effectiveness of homoeopathic drugs in dandruff, few of which are given on page no.32. A literature search is made to overview the dandruff remedies and their indicated symptoms.
Relish the Taste of Food
Many of us take our sense of taste for granted, but a taste disorder can have a negative effect on a person’s health and quality of life.
What to Expect from a Homoeopathic Consultation
There is a definite course of treatment that homeopaths follow with their patients. This includes the number and frequency of follow-up visits, when to change or repeat a homeopathic remedy, how to deal with interfering factors, and what to do in case of an emergency. All of these depend on the symptoms, prognosis, and circumstances of the individual patient. A patient seeking homoeopathic treatment needs to know what he should expect from the treatment so as to enable the physician access to correct information and also so the patient is aware of the course the treatment would follow and how long will it take for him to get a response?


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