Strychnos Nux-vomica: A Poisonous Plant with Various Aspects of Therapeutic Significance Nux vomica (or Strychnos Nux vomica (Family: Loganiaceae)) is a poisonous plant, commonly used in various medical systems such as traditional Chinese and Indian systems of medicine, and Homeopathy. Despite being poisonous it is commonly used for treating diseases such as paralytic and neuralgic affections, dyspepsia, itching, urinary disorders, joint pain, dysentery, emotional disorders, epilepsy, Despite being poisonous it is commonly used for treating diseases such as paralytic and neuralgic affections, dyspepsia, itching, urinary disorders, joint pain, dysentery, emotional disorders, epilepsy, rheumatism and insomnia, etc. A recent review by Maji Amal
Reproduced with permission from the original text* of Marcus Zulian Teixeira, MD, BC Homeopathy; PhD, Medical Sciences; Professor of “Fundamentals of Homeopathy”, School of Medicine, University of São Paulo; Member of Technical Chamber for Homeopathy, Regional Medical Council of the State of São Paulo (CREMESP, Brazil). Upon discussing homeopathy in various settings, we often find that people react with mistrust, raise doubts about its scientific grounds and therapeutic validity. Widely disseminated in the mass media, in an indistinct and reiterated manner, the fallacy – or post-truth – asserting “there are no scientific evidence for homeopathy” is incorporated into the collective subconscious, which thus
We are in dire need of an effective therapeutic for #Malaria. Till date #Malaria is still counted as one of the most deadly infectious disease. Amidst parasitic resistance and need of an effective therapies there have been various modes of treatments used for it. Homeopathy is one of the most common alternative systems of medicine used in cases of Malaria. The present review paper delineates the latest research in this field which can provide a base for designing better methodologies in the field of homeopathic antimalarial therapy.
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Read online on Scribd Fundamental Research in Homeopathy: Recent Developments and Physics Interfaces Homeopathy is the second largest medical system practiced across the globe, and also amongst the most controversial therapeutic medical systems. The biggest controversy relates with the “Nature” of the ultra-high dilutions (UHDs). The UHDs are expected to devoid of “active therapeutic molecules”; termed simple dilution, and hence, compared with placebo. The modus operandi still remains a challenge for UHDs. But science in this area has gone beyond the boundaries of test tubes. An extensive research has been carried out to prove the plausibility of homeopathy. Homeopathy has
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International Journal of High Dilution Research The latest issue of International Journal of High Dilution Research (Volume 14 Issue 3) features the following articles: Nature, Biological Action and Standardization of Ultra-high Dilutions [Editorial]. Download Link: http://bit.ly/1FDV8J0 An evaluation of Avogadro’s number in the light of HRTEM and EDS studies of high dilutions of Ferrum metallicum 6, 30, 200, 1M, 10M and 50Mc. Download Link: http://bit.ly/1JBCoVv The Association of Ponderal Benznidazole with its Ultra-high Diluted Formula Reduces the Toxic Effects and Allows Increasing of Dose in Dose-dependent Protocol in Mice Infected with Trypanosoma cruzi. Download Link: http://bit.ly/1FHbUH9 Standardization of homeopathic medicines: Characterization