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]
It is common for a person to worry about a variety of things when told by the doctor that a surgical procedure is required to treat the underlying medical condition. Whether the required surgery is major or minor, […]
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]
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]
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]
Geometrical isomerism, also known as cis-trans isomerism, is a type of stereoisomerism exhibited by the compounds having the same structure but different configurations. Geometrical or geometric isomerism is shown by a wide variety of molecules that can exist in different stable configurations; the reason for this ability being the presence of a…[Read more]
Dr. D.N. Ray of Calcutta (Kolkata), India introduced Blatta Orientalis as a homeopathic remedy for asthma. His findings and experiences with Blatta Orientalis were published in “The Homeopathic Recorder” in 1890 and 1891.
An inertial frame of reference is defined as a frame of reference in which Newton’s first law of motion is valid.
Examples of inertial frames of reference are as follows –
The earth is approximately an inertial frame of reference. It is not completely an inertial frame of reference because of the acceleration associated with its rotation on…[Read more]
The ability of the eye with normal vision to see best a small part of the object it is looking at, while seeing everything else worse is known as the Central Fixation. In abnormal conditions of the eyes, this ability of central fixation is lost.
When the eye possesses the ability of central fixation, the eye has perfect sight and is perfectly…[Read more]
If western medicine (modern medicine / conventional medicine / orthodox medicine) will acknowledge the effectiveness of alternative medicine such as homeopathy, then the future of the pharmaceutical industry […]
On the Unfair Opposition of the Scientific Community to the Study Investigating Homeopathic ADHD Treatment
I find it highly non-intelligible and unfair why the scientific community, comprised of scientists and […]
“The spread of the information, through the internet, revealing the true value of the alternative medicine in successfully treating a variety of diseases is one of the best things that we have today to combat the false supremacy of the western medicine.” – Dr. Aditya Sardana
Blatta Orientalis is used in homeopathy in the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, and pulmonary tuberculosis (TB of the lungs / phthisis). Blatta Orientalis has been used with great success in cases characterized by dyspnea (difficult breathing or labored respiration) due to the accumulation of great quantity of mucus. Blatta Orientalis (Blatta-o.,…[Read more]
Pyrogen is a nosode (see, what is a nosode?), which is employed in homeopathy in the treatment of septic states. Pyrogen, also known as Pyrogenium, is used in the treatment of the following medical conditions, viz. –
Septicemia, septic fevers, surgical septicemia, sapremia, puerperal septicemia, septic fever following abortion or miscarriage,…[Read more]
The term Lochia has been derived from lokhos (childbirth). Lochia is the normal discharge that flows from the uterus and vagina after parturition (childbirth or delivery). The following phases of lochia appear in succession after the delivery, viz. –
Lochia rubra – This discharge occurs immediately after the delivery, and is red or brownish red…[Read more]
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