The homeopathic remedy – Urtica Urens – is obtained from a herb known as Urtica urens belonging to the plant family – Urticaceae. This plant is also known as dwarf nettle or small stinging-nettle.
Urtica Urens (Urt-u.) is used as a homeopathic remedy in the treatment of uric acid diathesis; gout; gravel; agalactia (partial or complete failure of…[Read more]
Raynaud’s or Raynaud’s disease is a rare disorder in which there are brief episodes of reduced supply of blood to certain areas of the body due to the narrowing of the arteries supplying those areas (vasospasm). In Raynaud’s disease, fingers and toes are usually affected; toes being affected in approximately forty percent of the cases. In some…[Read more]
The homeopathic remedy – Ceanothus Americanus – is obtained from the shrub Ceanothus americanus belonging to the Buckthorn Family (Rhamnaceae). This plant is also known as New Jersey tea or Red-root.
In Homeopathy, Ceanothus Americanus (Cean.) is employed in the treatment of diseases of the spleen as it has special affinity for spleen. Main…[Read more]
The medical term “tocophobia” or “tokophobia” is derived from Greek “tokos” (birth, chidbirth, parturition, labor) + “phobos” (fear). Tocophobia is defined as an irrational or abnormal fear of childbirth. Tocophobia or Tokophobia is also known as parturiphobia or maieusiophobia or maieuticophobia (Greek “maieutikós” – pertaining to midwifery or…[Read more]
The medical term ‘Cachexia’ is derived from the Greek word ‘Kakhexia’ – kakos (bad) + hexis (state, condition). Cachexia is defined as a state of general ill health characterized by malnutrition, muscle wasting, weight loss, weakness and emaciation, usually occurring in association with a debilitating chronic disease or severe disease such as t…[Read more]
Eupatorium Perfoliatum (Eup-per., Eupat. perfol), a homeopathic remedy, is obtained from the plant known as “Thoroughwort” (Eupatorium perfoliatum) belonging to the family Asteraceae. Eupatorium Perfoliatum is used in homeopathy in the treatment of intermittent and remittent fevers. It affects respiratory system and gastro-hepatic organs. Eup…[Read more]
What are the main uses of Eupatorium Perfoliatum in Homeopathy? Give uses of Eupatorium Perfoliatum as a homeopathic remedy. What are the clinical uses of Eupatorium Perfoliatum?
This paper discusses the threatened condition of musk deer with focus on taxonomy of musk deer, distribution of musk deer, production of musk, uses of musk both as a perfume and medicine, trade of musk, and […]
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is a compendium of information on the species of plants, fungi and animals, which provides information on the taxonomy, conservation status, distribution, population, habitat and ecology, use and trade, threats, and conservation actions. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, also simply known as the IUCN…[Read more]
What is the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species? What information does the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species provide? What are the IUCN Red List Categories? What is a threatened species?
Stereoisomerism is a type of isomerism that is exhibited by the compounds having the same structure but different spatial arrangements, that is, different configurations. Such isomers are known as stereoisomers. Configuration is defined as the spatial arrangement of atoms and groups in a molecule. There are two types of stereoisomerism, viz. – opti…[Read more]
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