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Some of the excellent parts of the book are, the section of 'Occupation' in the case taking chapter which is very well-described, the section on 'Physical Generals' is well-explained, the specimen questions given for eliciting the symptoms of mind are very suggestive, the tabulations done in the case-taking format simplify the storage of data as well as make the retrieving of data very convenient during follow-up.
The information under 'Selection of potency' is very clear and well-fortified with examples. The quality of the book can be further enhanced if proper reference numbers are given in the Bibliography section. For example, it would have been interesting to know which part in 'Case-Taking' has been taken from 'The Lesser Writings' of Hahnemann.
Under the chapter 'Case Analysis and Evaluation of Symptoms,' the evaluation techniques of Kent, Boenninghausen and Boger are discussed. Here, it would have been appropriate to write about Dr. For a beginner, emphasis should be given on what the 'Father of Homoeopathy' did and after him other names should come. The seven cardinal principles of homoeopathy are nowhere listed out in the book, and they definitely form the strongest basis of every moment from 'Case-taking to Prescribing'.
Until these seven are hammered into the minds of nascent graduates of homoeopathy, they will miserably fail in their practice. Under the chapter on 'Selection of Medicine', finding of Genus epidemicus has been put under the non-repertorial approach.
However, once that total symptom list of the prevalent epidemic are in hand, the symptoms can be well-repertorised to arrive at the probable group of medicines, and definitely Materia Medica will be finally consulted for the selection of Genus epidemicus, as in any repertorial approach.
History -Physicians Ayurvedic of our country had been using it since a long time. In case of painful micturition application of the wet pulp of leaves in the pelvic region has been found successful. Wet pulp my also be applied into the anus as glycerine suppositor mixed with old ghee. Henry Thomas, M. In London in the year He was a great hunter too. He came into the forest of Assam for hunting purpose where his assistant suddenly fell ill and started vomiting of blood the following day.
Thomas tried his best with medicines but could not succeed. Then he asked the local medical practitioners to help him. At that time Kaviraj Binod Majumder was famous in Assam. He used this drug successfully. In , an American physician Dr. Boerick obtained successful utility by administering the same on T. Symptoms Mind -Worried; rude, hot tempered even at trifles, afraid; hates others. Head -Throbbing sensation in the head as if some one is striking on it; pain in the skull.
Eyes -Reddish, inflammation of the eyes, weak sightedness; nausea, particularly by seeing moving things. Face -Gloomy, dry and red face. Nose -Bleeding from the nose, polypus, chocked nose, dyspnoea. Tongue -Generally clean. Stomach -Vomit after taking meal, vomiting tendency persists. Stool -Black stool with mucus and froth.
Lungs -Haematemesis with cough; rattling sound of the throat; vomit contains dark red clots of blood; smarting pain of the chest; heaviness; cough followed by weakness and emptiness; cough followed by weakness and emptiness, after having done physical exercise.
Fever -Fever attended with chilliness; nausea and haematemesis. Sleep -Insomnia due to weakness and worry; drowsiness.
Limbs -Light sensation of the body, weakness; difficult movements. Dose -Tincture minims. More quantity may be prescribed according to the severity of the disease with cold water.
Achyranthes aspera Plant introduction -This plant is found all over India, generally in high lands. Plenty grow in old houses. Germination occurs it rainy season; florescence in winter white or silvery spicate flowers when it gets matured; finally, it becomes dried with ripe fruits in summer; The plant is ft. It is found in two varieties white and red. Aspera is useful in the treatment of diseases of sinus; also useful in cough, rheumatism etc.
Family -Amaranthaceae. Useful parts -Root, branches and seeds. Chemical composition -Contains a large percentage of alkaline ash pregnancy with potash. Therapeutic actions -It is diuretic, appetizer, anticatarrhal. Also effective in cough, flatulence, heart disease, piles, pain and night-blindness. Opinions of different scholars symposium -Charak said :Snuff of this drug causes mucous discharge from nose.
Dymock has obtained wonderful result by administering this medicine in dropsy. Mahendra Lal Sarkar obtained effective results on cholera and diarrhoea by carrying on researches with the tincture. I also prescribe in the case of cholera like watery diarrhoea and am getting very fruitful result.
Symptoms Mind -Impatient, hasty, fearful. Head -Headache due to suppression of cough; heaviness; relief after mucus discharge; Insomnia. Eyes OPhthalmia; eyes are red and full of tears; Twinging sensation of the eyes with swelling; night-blindness. Ears -Buzzing sound in the ears; hard of hearing. Throat -Dry cough which is continuous. This medicine expels phlegm and relieves painful catarrh.
Face -Small boils or pimples on the face with irritation. Belly -Very loose bowels like water but not Cholerin or, English cholera; rumble in the bowels; blood dysentery. Pain in the rectum with four or five excretions. Diarrhoea followed by dysentery with pain. Bleeding from piles is the most important symptom while prescribing this medicine. It can safely be used in case of cholera but dose must be heavy. Female rep organ -It has astringent effect on uterus.
It gives fine result in abnormal menstruation or menorrhagia and regulates after birth discharge and removes pain during abortion. Skin -This medicine is applicable both internally and externally in case of ring- worm, also it has been recommended for dropsy Aegle folia.
Special prescriptions -In case of dog-bite, small pieces of this plant is applied on the affected wound to antidote the poison; suppurated boil which do not easily spelled up, may be made to split by applying the wet pulp mixed with ground sunned rice. External application of the root extract abates pain of wasp or hornet sting. Lemon, Ammonium Chloride, Onion.
Aconitum napellus Plant introduction -It grows at the height of 10, , ft in Chumba or its neighbouring area in the Himalayan range of mountains but it also grows in Europe, various parts of Asia and Asiatic polar regions or temperate regions.
New leaves come out from the leaf base of the stem when the plant dies every year. Leaf blade is inch long, patterly divided. Dry root has a sweetish smell. There are three vars in the book of flora of British India viz. Rigidum, Var Multifidum and Var Rottndifolium.
Family -Rununculaceae. Useful part of the plant used a drug -Root. Chemical composition -Aconite, Nespelline a bitter Alkaloid. Physio chemical action -Oxygenate. Therapeutic actions -Febrifuge, sedative, prevents neurasthenia; relieves from rheumatism and heart diseases; checks restlessness. Symptoms Mind -Very fearful, restless, anxious; fear of death. Head -Headache; heaviness; hotness of the fore head; throbbing sensation as if some one is gripping the head; fear of falling down.
Eyes -Redness, swollen eye lids which are inflamed and incapable of tolerating light; dim-sightedness; hot tears trickle down the cheeks.
Ears -Pain of the ear; redness of the region surrounding ear which is hot and tumescent; ear-ache with throbbing sensation. Nose -Running at nose with sneezing; pain of the nose; some times crimson red bleeding. Face -Hot, red and swelled cheeks; restlessness attended with pain. Mouth -Dry and swollen tongue with white coating; teeth can not endure cold; irritated tumescent gum.
Throat -Red, dry, contracted and painful; pain of tonsil. Stomach -Vomit with fear, tremendous thirst for cold water with bitter taste of the mouth; fear of death; perspiration. Abdomen -Hotness of the pelvic region; also stiffness and flatulence. The patient can not endure touch. It marvelously acts on sudden unbearable abdominal pain. It acts like spasmindon, Baralgan, of allopathic drugs for relieving pain.
Stool -Like the remaining of the rice wash; pain at bowels with vomit; thirst and restlessness; irritation of the rectum and piles; piles or haemorrhoids. It can check unbearable burning pain of the piles; often after passing stool. Urine -Scanty, red, warm. Irritation and smarting pain of the kidney mouth. Both the scrota swell up and become stiff.
Stoppage of menstrual flux of the cold affected women having catarrh. The patient becomes fretful and experiences stinging pain in the vagina; afterdelivery pain attended with fever and restlessness. Lungs -Can not take breath due to cold; dyspnoea; presses neck while coughing; creeping sensation of the throat; cough aggravate at night.
Heart -Fast palpitation, shooting pain in the heart. Early stage of coronary thrombosis; palpitation with anxiety. Weak pulse. Back -Pain on the shoulder; benumbed and creeping sensation as if ants move; benumbed by pain.
Limbs -Tingling pain attended with coldness, wavering knees; irritation with pain in the joints; aggravation at night. Affected part becomes warm. Sleep -Insomnia; exciting dream; heaviness; the patient jumps up of the bed during sleep.
Fever -Thirst and fever with restlessness; sweating; aggravation at night. Dose -Tincture minims thrice or four times a day. Aegle folia Plant introduction -It is a small genus of spiny trees of the rue family of Java, Africa and tropical India allied to orange tree citrus, but having compound and trifoliate leaves, greenish white flowers and orange like fruits.
Leaves of Bengal Quince or bael or bel is essential in the worship of Shiva; so this tree is found beside each and every Shiva Temple. Atmosphere surrounding this tree is healthful.
Family -Rutaceae. Pharmaceutical use -Matured leaves. Physio chemical action -Leaf of Bel is a febrifuge and useful in running at nose, dropsy and rheumatism. Results of researches several scholars and physicians -Besides, the work of noble Charak, Sushrut and Bagabhatta Dr. Dikshit and Dr.
Dutta in performed many experiments on this drug and published some new developments in the Journal of Indian Chemical Society, vol vii p Symptoms Mind -Worried; apathetic; oblivious; makes mistakes in work; delirious. Head -Headache due to sun burn and suppression of phlegm, also due to congestion and catch of cold.
Eyes -Tear trickling down the cheek due to cold; dimsightedness and tumescent eyes lower eye lid. Nose -Nose runs; sneezing; bleeding by the suppression of catarrh Acalypha Ind. Face -Reddish, gloomy; experience of spasm and neuralgia. Tongue -Dry, reddish, sometimes with white coating. Throat -Swollen Tonsil, reddish; sensation as if something is being stuck; difficult to swallow food; pain. Stool -Constipation, loose hard bowels with mucus; pain in the rectum; piles; constipation of the old patient.
Urine -Clean and smooth urination; sometimes abnormal; urine contains albumen; turbid and scanty discharge of urine. Male gen organ -Spermatorrhoea; frequent nocturnal emission; very weak and watery discharge; incapability of cohabitation; loose penis; indomitable sexual desire. Lungs -Pneumonia; bronchitis; cramping sensation like asthma; cough or, catarrh is difficult to expel; dyspnoea. Heart -beri beri bery; dropsy; diabetes; weakness of the heart due to blood sugar; palpitation and pain; hydra-pericardium.
Limbs -Dropsy of hands and legs, pain of the knees and hip; pain in the spinal cord. Skin disease -In various skin diseases and particularly, in the skin disease of diabetic patients, this medicine must be noted. Therapeutic actions -1 In any type of dropsy but symptom of constipation must be present.
Chemical composition -In the kernel and seed-mucilage, Pectin, sugar, tannin, bitter principle, mermelosin, Enzyme, and alkaline easily digestible Calcium Phosphate, appetizing Vitamin A. B12, and Iron are present in sufficient quantities.
Physio chemical action -It is a laxative due to existence of mucilage; a stomach refresher; removes wind; checks bowels. Chemical composition -A greenish oily laxative is obtained by grinding and extracting the principle with Petroleum Ether.
Opinions of different ayurved physicians -Noble Charak said effective results may be had in piles and fever; Sushrut said In blood dysentery. According to allopathy -The ripe fruit is nutritious, delicious, aromatic, alternative and laxative. The leaves are applied to the chest in acute bronchitis. The beal fruit is a household remedy for diarrhoea and dysentery Dr.
Khory, Mat. Medica of India, vol iii p. Therapeutic uses -The British Pharmacopoeia says three preparations commonly used. Extract of the beal made from fresh unripe fruit given in half to one drachm doses several times a day. Liquid extract of beal prepared from dry slices of unripe fruit prescribed in doses of one to two drachms. Powdered dried pulp in air tight bottles given in doses of half to one drachm.
Claims have also been made that it relieves flatulent colic in patients suffering from a condition of chronic gastro-intestinal catarrh.
In the after treatment of bacillary dysentery, beal is an useful adjurant. In diarrhoea -Watery excrementation, times a day. In dysentery -Can be administered in early or chronic dysentery. It is claimed that this drug is very useful if there exists tendency to frequent bowels and inability to hold excremental pressure. Chronic acidity -Very effective result may be had with this drug; why? Diarrhoea of children -Watery and diarrhoeic bowels with force; the child becomes weak and suffers indigestion; food is not retained by stomach.
The disease can be cured soon by prescribing decoction of beal with barley or zedoary. Chronic diarrhoea -Beal is effective but wonderful result may be had with Kurchi. Blood dysentery -To be taken with Blumia Odor. Dose minims. Cold water should not be mixed with the drug; otherwise, acid may form. Taking burnt beal with molasses is useful. It can be seen in three forms with tunicated bulb. The first is white bulb, second is greater in size than the first and the rest is red bulb.
The scale leaves are confined in a tunic membrane in each case; adventitious roots grow from the bulb. The small white bulb is known as onion. The seeds do not remain perfect after one year and preserved in dry place. Family -Lilliaceae. Pharmaceutical use -Scale leaves and seeds. Pharmaceutical use -The sweet extract gives energy, strength, helps pass urine, regulates menstrual discharge, expels catarrh, causes sexual excitement, reduces flatulence and removes dysentery.
Over dose causes haematuria and affects heard. Symptoms Head -Headache: pain due to catarrh; aggravation in hot or sun ray. Eyes -Red eyes; irritation; stream of warm tears from eyes; sensation of heaviness; intolerance of light. Ears -Earache, hot radiation from ears due to catch of cold. Sneezing; running nose with hot discharge; headache; polypus of nose. Stomach -Tremendous appetite, thirst; flatulence, nausea, rumble in the bowels, hot wind; constipation.
Kidneys -Clean and smooth urinal flow; quantity of discharge increases in presence of catarrh; sometimes scanty discharge; irritation of the urethra. Limbs -Pain of the joints, particularly after influenza, weakness; pain of the abdomen.
Special cases -It is applied in the cases of : 1 Stinges of wasp, hornet or scorpion to remove pain. Khory said syrup of onion is very helpful in loose cough and thread like discharge of phlegm.
Dose minims 3 to 4 times a day. Allium sativum Plant introduction -It is a very large genus of bulbous herbs of the lily family distinguished by the characteristic odour, sheathing, basal leaves and umbellate white, yellow or red flowers. The stem consists of layers of scale leaves confined in a tunic membrane.
Tertiary roots grow from the rap root.
The scales are fibrous; leaves are flat; peducle is soft. Florescence and fructification take place in winter. Family -Liliaceae. Pharmaceutical use -Cellular garlic. Chemical composition -An acrid volatile oil, starch, mucilage, albumen, sugar and little Potassium.
It is also nutritious, refreshing, purgative and favourable to eyes; relieves catarrh and rheumatism. Intake of overdose -Giddiness, vomit, diarrhoea. Garlic in appropriate quantity removes chronic dyspepsia, flatulence, colic pain and skin disease. The pod or flake sex exciting, antiphlegmatic, febrifuge, anthelmintic; also effective in heart disease and dropsy. White and red. Bitter, slippery, difficult to digest, strong; favours memory, voice, complexion, eyes.
It sets fractured bones or dislocated bones. Opinions of several scholars, physicians -Charak said. In rheumatic fever and neuralgia, epilepsy, administration of garlic is prescribed for excellent effect. Chopra said garlic is an excellent medicine for several types of atonic dyspepsia. Garlic is antiseptic and antispasmodic.
Lamb recommended this drug in the form of tincture either alone or as expectorant when there exists any gastro-intestinal catarrh. Rubbing of garlic as ointment is very effective for abdomen portion of the body. Errosman declared that administration of garlic in over dose is an invaluable remedy for Pneumonia.
Bishnupada Mukherji, a famous medical scientist, while mentioning the usefulness of this drug said that administration of the same in the cases of T. Besides, he added that the drug might be used as poultice or, simply be rubbed on the inflamed part. He warned that application of garlic on children might be risky as the same caused adverse effects. Symptoms Mind -The patient is very hot-tempered and annoyed. Head Vertigo; headache, as if some one is striking on head; heaviness due to suffering from cough.
Nose -Bleeding from nose with cough. Eyes -Painful eyes which can not be touched by hands; tearful eyes. Mouth -Sweetish taste of the mouth after taking meals; creeping sensation as if a piece of hair has been sticked to the tongue. Stomach -Colicky pain with constipation; appetite; burning sensation during belch; heaviness. Lungs -Cough at the time of awake; sticky phlegm; rattle in the throat; halitosis; pain of the heart; heaviness of the chest; asthma.
Female rep organ -Stoppage of menstruation; heaviness and pain of the chest; pain in the vagina. Limbs -Pain in the lower half of the body; difficult movements; constipation. Therapeutic actions -Garlic gives warmth and is a digestive agent. It prevents flatulence, colicky pain and is diuretic. It is a tonic and useful in case of irregular menstruation; extract is invaluable remedy for earache and other ear diseases. Application of its poultice is effective in the disorders of urinary bladder or, strangury.
It is an infallible remedy for fever, diarrhoea, cholera, rheumatism, catarrh, gonorrhoea and piles. Flower of garlic if chewed, checks low blood pressure. Application of garlic cancels the poison of snake bite. Andrographis paniculata Plant introduction -This plant is generally ft high, having dichotomous helicoid branch arrangement.
Leaf blades are inch long with thin stalk and acute formation. Each lamina contains veins. Growing places -Found all over India.
Arab Quasabuzzarfah. Family -Acanthaceae. Chemical composition -We find in Dr. Chopra's book Dymock and his coworkers found a large quantity of Potassium salts. Gorter thought that the bitter substance in the leaves was a lactone of 'andrographoide' or andrographolic acid of the formula C20H30O5 and C20H32O6. In Dr. Bhaduri showed that the leaves contained two bitter substances and traces of an essential oil. First he found alkaloid and glucosides and secondly he found amorphous form which was named Kalmegh in C19H51O5M.
Time of collection of plant -End of the rainy season. Pharmaceutical use -The whole tree. Therapeutic uses -The extract is strengthening, anthelmintic and a remedy for diarrhoea and dysentery; also useful in weakness. Macroscopic structure -The transverse section of the stem shows a thick woody region surrounded by a thin outer bark. Symptoms Mind -The patient is forgetful, can not remember anything, absent minded, dejected; does no want to speak; hot tempered.
Head -Heaviness of the head, particularly in the afternoon; headache; drowsiness; giddiness. Nose -Creeping sensation of the nose, pricking sensation, the nose runs. Eyes -Yellowish eyes with tears; dim-sightedness. Face -Pale and yellow face. Tongue -Yellowish; bitter taste; sticky salivation; halitosis. Stomach -Nausea; prefers hot or warm food; pain in the right belly; relief after taking food. Abdomen Jaundice due to hindrance in the function of lever and gall-bladder, flatulence, enlargement of the spleen; takes food reluctantly; weakness; worms in the intestine.
Urine -Yellow and turbid; contains froth.
Stool -Hard, bright coloured like clay; pellet formed; irritation of the rectum. Lungs -Dyspnoea; sighness; pain in the right chest; cough; rattle in the throat; aphonia particularly in the afternoon.
Back -Pain in the right back; neck is benumbed by pain. Limbs -Pain in the hands and legs; weakness; painful movements; cold feet; pain in the knees and toes; emptiness. Skin -Scabies; dry and yellowish skin; painful pimples; unpleasant odour of the body.
Dose -5 to 10 minims thrice daily. Andersonia Plant introduction -It is a big tree. Many people know its properties. It grows in forest, villages, and gardens. This tree can be found in two varieties. One bearing white flowers and the other red flowers.
The stem is straight; leaves are ordinary. The tree is some times distinguished by the terms male or female. Family MEliaceae. Time of collection -In spring and during end of rainy season. Chemical composition -In the yellow bark Resin, glucose, Tannin Salt and Colouring matter are present. Pharmacological use -the bark. Therapeutic actions -Refresher; tasteful; blood purifier; remedy for enlargement of the spleen and lever; abdominal tumour; worms; eye diseases and diarrhoea.
Symptoms Mind -The patient is forgetful; commits mistakes in writing; absent minded; can not concentrate mind. Head -Heaviness of the head; giddiness; headache particularly in the afternoon. Eyes -Heaviness; dim sightedness at night; symptom of constipation must be present; difficulty in reading and writing. Mouth -Dry tongue with yellow coating; thirst; prefers cold drinking water; bitter and insipid taste of the mouth.
Abdomen -Enlargement of spleen, irritation; pain in the left side; stiffness of the spleen; the patient can not change side in the left; dyspnoea; fever; some times diarrhoea or, constipation may be present.
Urine -Continuous flow of urine with tendency to frequent urination; colour green or, turbid yellow, frothy. Stool -Constipation; loss of excremental pressure; painful evacuation; piles; stiff bowels with mucus. Limbs -Shooting pain in the hands and legs. Dose minims with warm water. Terminalia arjuna Plant introduction -The tree is high and attains a height of ft. The stem is thick. Flowers are yellowish white; fructification happens in water.
Time of collection -Rainy season and winter. Family -Combretaceae. Pharmaceutical use -Bark and leaves of tree. Physio chemical action -Through out the body but most effective region is head to bust.
Therapeutic uses -Strengthens the heart; blood purifier; conjunctive to cracked bone; useful in haematemesis, ulcers and is a good expectorant. Opinions of different scholars and physicians -Charak said It is useful in sanguinary cough and boils.
Everson obtained wonderful result by administering it in the heart diseases in the year Symptoms Mind -Always anxious; worried; prefers; prefers loneliness; palpitation. Head -Heaviness of the head; especially, in the rear portion. Ears -Sensation of drum beat; buzzing sound in the ears. Mouth -Tastelessness, bitter taste; dryness; thirst. Stomach -Loss of appetite; nausea. Stool -Constipation. Urine -Trickling discharge with irritation.
Lungs -Gripping sensation; dyspnoea; always puts hands on the chest; feels trouble in ascending trough steps of the staircase; sigh; pain; relief on pressure; pleasure in cold atmosphere or fan air. Heart -Throbbing sensation, suffocation; cough; stinging pain a d palpitation; angina pectoris. This medicine is quite helpful in cases of weakness of the heart caused by beri beri or any other complicated disease and may be administered in high or violent fever.
To be taken in milk. Sleep -Insomnia; dream in the whole night viz. Therapeutic uses -In cough to be taken with Vasaka Tinc. Acalypha Ind. Most dependable Drug for Low Blood Pressure. Evin, application of this drug is very useful in case of fracture or injury of bone. Application of Arjun bark and garlic pulp in wet form sets bone in combination with butter. Dose minims according to the nature and age of patient. Joanesia asoca Plant introduction -It is an evergreen plant having helicoid, uniparous lateral branching.
The tree looks beautiful in the spring during the florescence. Pharmaceutical use -Bark and seeds. Growing place -In Bengal and central eastern Himalayan region. Physio-chemical action -It is a remedy for vitiated state of bile, blood and phlegm; is a refresher; retains complexion; has anthelmintic action; astringent and strengthening agent.