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Homeopathy for Laryngeal Papillomatosis

thuja occidentalis It is quoted that “Laryngeal papillomatosis, or recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, is the most frequent benign tumour of the larynx, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) types 6 and 11. It is also the second most common cause of hoarseness in children”.

Effective treatment(s) are warranted for such conditions because its clinical outcome is variable. Homeopathy is one such alternative which is safe, effective and without any side effects. Below are some of the references I could find in support of positive results of the efficacy of high dilutions in Laryngeal papillomatosis.

A note on the use of Thuja Occidentalis in the removal of Papilloma of the Larynx

Thuja in Laryngeal Papilloma

Brown JM, M.D.; JAMA. 1901; XXXVII(5):326. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.62470310032001j

Abstract: Several cases of papilloma of the larynx have come under my observation, occurring in the practice of Dr Moreau R. Brown, which were treated by removal of parts with forceps and the subsequent application of thuja. The following case is one in which good results were obtained by this treatment. Read more.

Thuja in Management of Laryngeal Papillomatosis

Nanda SK, Galagali JR, and Guruprasad V

Med J Armed Forces India. 2000 Jan; 56(1): 87. Published online 2017 Jun 8. doi:  10.1016/S0377-1237(17)30108-9

Excerpt: Benign squamous laryngeal papillomatosis is a difficult condition to treat due to its recurrence. Repeated surgery leads to fibrosis, web formation and poor quality of voice. Use of homeopathic medicine Thuja (Arbor Vitae) post-operatively has shown very good results. We wish to share our experience of five cases of recurrent laryngeal papillomatosis, treated at Command Hospital Air Force, Bangalore. Read more.

A Child With Recurrent Laryngeal Papillomatosis (Case Analysis): Nicholas Nossaman, MD

Published in American Journal of Homeopathic Medicines, Autumn 2002; 95(3): 141-44; Presented at the 2002 AIH Case Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Abstract: Dr. Nossaman presents a case of recurrent laryngeal papillomatosis greatly ameliorated, perhaps cured, with Calcarea phosphorica.

There is a need to report ample data to prove the efficacy of homeopathy in such conditions. If you come across any study related to this topic you may contribute it at info@researchinhomeopathy.org


Saurav Arora
Dr. Saurav Arora is an internationally acclaimed homeopathic physician, consultant, and independent researcher. Dr. Arora started his medical career after completing his medical graduate degree (BHMS) with Gold Medal in 2006 from prestigious Dr. B. R. Sur Homoeopathic Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, New Delhi which is a fully run government medical college under Govt. of NCT of Delhi. After completing the internship, Dr. Saurav served as House Physician in the same institution for one year. In the year 2008 he was appointed as Senior Research Fellow in Extra Mural Research Scheme of Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India and Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), under Ministry of Defence where he worked till 2011, handling projects like Autoimmune Thyroiditis, Subclinical hypothyroidism, Vitamin D deficiency disorders etc. Following this Dr. Saurav continued to render his services from 2011- 2014 in Central Council for Research in Homeopathy, under Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. of India, looking after Fundamental and Collaborative Research section. Currently, Dr. Arora runs his own clinical practice in New Delhi, India and also works as an independent, freelance researcher to promote and support homeopathy.