Applied Research in Homeopathy for 33 Clinical Conditions

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INTRODUCTION

A Compendium of 107 research articles (46 full-text PDF) on 33 health conditions effectively treated by Homeopathy with plain language summary. [click to tweet]

Inclusion Criterion: For a given medical condition, at least two human studies with statistically significant results in peer-reviewed journals upto the year 2010. 

Exclusion Criterion: in vitro, plant and animal studies, radionically prepared or different potencies of same medicine mixed together

Evidence-based Homeopathy for 33 disease conditions

1. RESPIRATORY ALLERGIES

Bronchiselect for treatment of bronchitis (1997) n=258, homeopathic combination remedy

Homeopathy and respiratory allergies (2006) FULL TEXT // n=147

2. UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS

Homeopathic Care for the Prevention of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Children (2005)

Calcarea Carbonica 30c, Pulsatilla 30c and Sulfur 30c vs placebo.  2 pills for 2 days per week for 12 weeks, DBRCT with n=169. The difference in the median number of days with URTI symptoms was statistically significant with 8 days in the homeopathic group and 13 days in the control group (p = 0.006), Jadad Score=5

Pharmacoeconomic Comparison Between Homeopathic and Antibiotic Treatment Strategies in Recurrent Acute Rhinopharyngitis in Children (2005) Inflammation of the mucous membranes of nose & throat, homeopathy superior to anti-biotic

Treatment of Inflammatory Diseases of the Upper Respiratory Tract (2005) Treatment of rhinitis & sinus with Euphorbium compositum nasal drops. n=739, multi-centre, controlled, cohort study, Homeopathy Vs xylometazoline

The effectiveness of homeopathy in medical primary care in upper and lower respiratory tract complaints, Asian Journal of Homeopathy, 01 Feb 2008, pp. 3-19

3. Rhinitis (Hay Fever/ Pollinosis)

A Meta-analysis of homeopathic treatment of pollinosis with Galphimia glauca (1997)

Galphimia Glauca in 2c, 4c, 4x, 6x, LM4. n=1038. The odds ratios of all of the four individual studies favoured homeopathy, and in two of the four studies the result was statistically significant. After the results were pooled, the odds ratio of 1.87 suggested that Galphimia glauca is significantly more effective than placebo.

Is homoeopathy a placebo response? Controlled trial of homoeopathic potency, with pollen in hayfever as model (1986) Grass Pollens in 30c potency vs placebo. n=144, p=0.018 in favour of homeopathy

Treatment of pollinosis with the homeopathic preparation Galphimia Glauca 2c and placebo (1990) n=243, average t=33 days, odds ratio=2.19 in favour of homeopathy

Potent placebo or potency?: A proposed study model with initial findings using homœopathically prepared pollens in hayfever (1985) Pollen 30c. n=39, Jadad score=3

Randomised controlled trial of homoeopathy versus placebo in perennial allergic rhinitis with overview of four trial series (2000) FULL-TEXT Allergan 30c Vs Placebo. n=51, Mean nasal inspriatory peak airflow improved by 21 % in homoepathic patients and 2 % in placebo patients, Jadad score=5, “It may be time to confront the conclusion that homeopathy and placebo differ..”

Treatment of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis Using Homeopathic Preparation of Common Allergens in the Southwest Region of the US (2005) Allergan 30c vs placebo. n=34, t=4 weeks, Jadad score=5

A prospective multicentric observational study to evolve the usefulness of 13 predefined homoeopathic medicines in the management of acute rhinitis in children (2010) FULLTEXT // Nux-Vomica, Merc, Belladonna, pre- and post-score assessment as per acute rhinitis symptom score developed by CCRH showed statistically significant improvement, p<0.05

A randomized equvalence trial comparing the efficacy and safety of Luffa comp (1999) FULL-TEXT Comparing Luffa compositum-Heel nasal spray with cromolyn sodium spray in the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Double-blind Randomised trial with n=146, combination remedy Homeopathic Nasal Spray containing Luffa, Galphimia, Histamine and Sulphur is as efficient and well tolerable as conventional therapy as Cromolyn Sodium

Evaluation of the Quality of Life After Individualized Homeopathic Treatment for Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (2009)

The treatment of pollinosis with Galphimia glauca D4 (1995) Galphimia glauca 4X. n=164

4. Sinusitis

Economic Evaluation of Sinfrontal in the Treatment of Acute Maxillary Sinusitis in Adults (2009) Sinfrontal (Cinnabaris 4X, Ferrum Phos 3X, etc) in the treatment of maxillary sinus (sinus + tooth pain), ENT & respiratory tract infections, combination remedy

Efficacy of a Complex Homeopathic Medication (Sinfrontal) in Patients with Acute Maxillary Sinusitis: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Clinical Trial (2007) combination remedy Sinfrontal (Cinnabaris 4X+Ferrum Phos 3X+etc) vs placebo. n=113

Homeopathic treatment of patients with chronic sinusitis(2009) FULL TEXT

Homeopathy in acute rhinosinusitis (2007) //n=144, t=21 days, homeopathic treatment resulted in freedom from complaints in 90.3% of the patients & improvement in a further 8.3%, whereas in placebo group, the complaints remained unchanged or became worse in 88.9% of the patients, p<0.0001, combination remedy

5. Tonsillitis

Tonsilotrena for tonsillitis (2006) combination remedy

Homeopathic Arnica montana for post-tonsillectomy analgesia (2007) FULL-TEXT Arnica montana 30C for treatment of pain after tonsils removal

6. Otitis Media (inflammation of middle ear)

Homeopathic treatment of acute otitis media in children (2001) Individualised treatment. n= 75, 8 different remedies in C30 potency; 4 most commonly used were Pulsatilla nigrans, Chamomilla, sulphur, Calcarea carbonica; 3-5 pellets 3 times daily, significant decrease in symptoms at 24 and 64 hrs after treatment in favour of homeopathy (P<0.05)compared to placebo, Jadad score=5

Homeopathy in acute otitis media in children (2001) FULL-TEXT n=230, t=12 hours, 72% of those using homeopathy had significant relief. Resolution rates were 2.4 times faster than in placebo controls. Compared to conventional treatment the homeopathic approach was 14% cheaper

The Homoeopathic treatment of otitis media in children (1997) FULL-TEXT n=131, duration of pain of 2 days in homeopathy-group (n=103) & 3 days in conventional (antibiotic, antipyretic, secretolytics) group (n=28). 70.7 % & 56.5% of children receiving homeopathy & conventional respectively did not have another ear infection the next year

7. Influenza

A controlled evaluation of a homoeopathic preparation in the treatment of influenza-like syndromes (1989) FULL-TEXT

n=487 (237 treated with Oscillococcinum 200c and 241 on placebo), if taken twice daily for 5 days significantly increased the rate of cure within two days, absence of symptoms at 48 hours, relative risk estimate significantly favour homeopathy (p=0.048), no pain and no fever (p=0.048), recovery rate (headache, stiffness, articular pain, shivering reduction) at 48 hours better in homeopathy group (p=0.032)

Oscillococcinum in patients with influenza-like syndromes (1998)

n=372,3 doses per day for 3 days, no spinal pain at 48 hours (p=0.03), no muscle pain at 48 hours (p=0.01), no articulate pain at 48 hours (p=0.009), Significant effect of homeopathy over placebo in duration of influenza (p=0.0257)

The evaluation of humoral response and the clinical evaluation of a risk-group patients’ health after administration of the homeopathic preparation Gripp-Heel during the influenza epidemic season (1999) FULL-TEXT combination remedy Gripp-Heel: Aconitum napellus 4X, Bryonia alba 4X, Eupatorium perfoliatum 3X, Lachesis, Phosphorous

8. FIBROMYALGIA (Pain and Inflammation in muscles, earlier called as fibrostis)

An experimental double-blind clinical trial method in homoeopathy (1986) (Arnica or Bryonia 6c or and Rhus Tox) vs placebo for fibrostis. n=24, t= 3 months, significant improvement in pain (p<0.05) and sleep (p<0.05), Jadad score=3

Effect of homoeopathic treatment on fibrositis (1989) FULL-TEXT Rhus tox 6c vs placebo. n=30, non-individualised study, RT given thrice daily, significant fewer tender points compared to placebo (p<0.005), improvement in pain and sleep compared to placebo (p=0.0052), Jadad score=4, this study got replicated in the study below

Improved Clinical Status in Fibromyalgia patients treated with individualized homeopathic remedies versus Placebo (2004) FULL TEXT n=53, t=3 months, individualised 41 remedies in LM potency, significant fewer tender points compared to placebo, 25% improvement in tender point pain on palpation (p=0.008), improvement in Fibromyalgia score (P<0.05) and Global health rating (p<0.05), improvement in McGill Affective pain score compared to placebo (p<0.01), significant improvement in quality of life and depression, Jadad score=5, SIGN=GOOD

Healthcare provided by a homeopath as an adjunct to usual care for Fibromyalgia (2009) FULL TEXTn=47, Jadad score=2, p<0.01 on Fibromyalgia impact Questionnaire score in favour of individualized homeopathy, OTP controlled

9. INSOMNIA

Effects of homeopathic medicines on polysomnographic sleep of young adults with histories of coffee-related insomnia (2010) FULL-TEXT Nux vomica 30 and Coffea cruda 30

The Homeopathic Preparation Neurexan vs. Valerian for the Treatment of Insomnia (2008) FULL-TEXT

Combination remedy Neurexan (Avena sativa 2X, Passiflora incarnata 2X, Zincum valerianicum 4X, Coffea cruda 12X) vs Valerian, 89 clinics, t=28 days, n=409, less daytime fatigue in homeopathic patients 49% vs 32% in valerian, duration of sleep at 8, 12, 14 days and daytime fatigue (both significantly in favour of homeopathy), SIGN level=2-

Chronic Primary Insomnia: Efficacy of homeopathic simillimum(2010) FULL TEXT n=30, t=4 weeks, individualised medicine, total number of hours of sleep per week, p<0.05; Severity of Insomnia Index, p<0.0001

10. OSTEO-ARTHRITIS

Lipid peroxidation, erythrocyte antioxidants and plasma antioxidants in osteoarthritis before and after homeopathic treatment (2008) FULL-TEXT

Homeopathic remedies for the treatment of osteoarthritis: a systematic review (2001) Long and E. Ernst. 4 RCT with n=506, Zeel superior to hyaluronic acid, combination of Rhus Tox, Causticum and Lac Vac superior to paracetamol, AMSTAR score=6/10, homeopathy found to be “at least as effective” as a conventional NSAID gel, “positive trend towards the effectiveness of combination homeopathic preparations”

Arnica montana gel in osteoarthritis of the knee (2002) n=79, significant reduction in pain and stiffness, and a significant improvement in the functional ability of the knee.

11. RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Homoeopathic therapy in rheumatoid arthritis (1980) FULL TEXT 83% patients got relief in rheumatoid arthritis compared to 22% on placebo

A randomized double-blind trial on the efficacy of a homeopathic drug for rheumatoid arthritis (1991) combination medicine Rheumaselect vs placebo for chronic Rheumatoid poly Arthritis. n=111, Jadad score=3

12. VERTIGO

Homeopathic vs conventional treatment of vertigo(1998) FULL TEXT Double Blind Randomised Controlled trial, n=105, Statistical Significant results with homeopathy as well as betahistine HCL

The Homeopathic Preparation Vertigoheel Versus Ginkgo Biloba in the Treatment of Vertigo in an Elderly Population (2005) combination remedy for atherosclerosis-related vertigo, n=170, t=6 weeks, control: Ginkgo Biloba, Vertigoheel was not inferior to G. biloba

Microcirculatory effects of a Homeopathic Preparation in Patients With Mild Vertigo (2005) homeopathic combination medicine vertigoheel. n=32, t=12 weeks

“Homoeopathische kombination bel vertigo and nausea”, C.F. Claussen, J. Bergmann. G. Bertora .and E. Claussen, 34 (1984):1791-98. // vertigoheel

Treatment of Vertigo With a Homeopathic Complex Remedy Compared With Usual Treatments (2005) combination remedy, meta-analysis

13. DIARRHEA

Treatment of acute childhood diarrhea with homeopathic medicine (1994) FULL TEXT // n=81,18 individualized remedies in 30C potency, one dose after every unformed stool for 5 days: Podophyllum, Chamomilla, Arsenicum album, Calcarea carbonica, sulphur, Mercurius vivus, Pulsatilla, Phosphorus, China, Gambogia, Aethusia, aloe, belladonna, Bryonia, Colchicum, Croton tiglium, Dulcamara, Nux vomica, significant effect for duration of diarrhea (p=0.048) and number of daily unformed stools (p<0.05) compared to placebo, Jadad score=5

Homeopathic treatment of acute childhood diarrhoea (2000) // n=116, t=5 days, replicated study, Nepal, 19 indidualized remedies in 30C potency, one dose after every unformed stool for 5 days; 5 most common: Podophyllum, sulphur, Arsenicum album, Calcarea carbonica, Chamomilla , significant effect for duration of diarrhea (p=0.04) and number of daily unformed stools (p=0.02) compared to placebo, Jadad score=5

Homeopathy for childhood diarrhea (2003) FULL-TEXT Meta-analysis. n=242, age=6 months to 5 years, t=5 days, p=0.008, A meta-analysis of three studies showing individualized homeopathy reduced the duration of the disease by a quarter (0.66 days). Diarrhoea ceased in those taking homeopathic medicines after 3.3 days and after 4.1 days in those using placebo http://www.wellandtrulyhealthy.co.uk/files/Jacobs_meta_analysis.pdf

Acute Diarrhoeal Diseases in Children, 2009, 102 (3): 122-129, American Journal of Homoeopathic Medicines

14. ARSENIC TOXICITY

Can Homeopathic Arsenic Remedy Combat Arsenic Poisoning in Humans Exposed to Groundwater Arsenic Contamination (2005) FULL-TEXT Asenicum album 30c to combat arsenic poisoning. placebo-controlled

Can Administration of Potentized Homeopathic Remedy, Arsenicum Album, Alter Antinuclear Antibody (ANA) Titer in People Living in High-Risk Arsenic Contaminated Areas (2006) FULL-TEXT Arsenicum album 30C and 200 C alters ANA titre. correction in arsenic-induced haematological changes such as total count of RBC, WBC, PCV, Hb, ESR and blood sugar level

Homeopathic remedy for arsenic toxicity (2007) FULL-TEXT Arsenicum album 30C. n=43

15. BACK PAIN

The efficacy and safety of a homeopathic gel in the treatment of acute low back pain (2001) FULL-TEXT Spiroflor SRL (Symphytum, Rhus tox, Ledum pal) is equally effective as Cremor Capsici Compositus FNA but has better safety profile, Double-blind Randomised Trial with n=21, high-quality study

The efficacy of homeopathy in the treatment of chronic low back pain compared to standardized Physiotherapy (2002) RCT, n=43

Homeopathic Treatment of patients with chronic low back pain (2009)

16. DEPRESSION

Homeopathic treatment of depression and anxiety (1997) n= 12, t=7 to 80 weeks, 58% of patients responded to individualised homeopathy for anxiety and phobia

Homeopathic individualized Q-potencies Vs Fluoxetine for moderate to severe Depression (2009) FULL TEXT

DBRT n=91, individualized LM potency 1 drop thrice a week vs 20 mg Fluoxetine HCL daily, sign level=1++, Homeopathy not inferior to fluoxetine (Prozac) but had a better safety profile. Higher percentage of patients treated with fluoxetine reported troublesome side effects and there was a trend toward greater treatment interruption for adverse effects in the fluoxetine group compared to homeopathy

17. ATTENTION-DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)

Homeopathic Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (1997) FULL-TEXT Stramonium 200c and Hyoscyamus 200c for ADHD. n=43, controlled trial, p<0.05, Jadad score=2, medicine 6 times a day for upto 5 days

Treatment for hyperactive children: homeopathy and methylphenidate compared (2001) ADHD, n=114 (3-17 years), t=3.5 months, 86 (75%) responded to LM potency, 22% responded to methylphenidate (ritalin), 3% to none of them

Homeopathic treatment of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (2005) FULL TEXT

Individualised LM potency of Lycopodium, Calcarea Carbonica, Sulphur, Belladonna, Causticum and Phosphorous. Crossover study, 63 of 83 children (6-16 years) responded to homeopathy, those 63 were then randomised to receive either homeopathic medicine or placebo for 6 weeks, homeopathy found significantly superior to placebo in behavioural and cognitive functions in 10 days, p<0.0001, SIGN=good, Jadad score=5

Treatment of hyperactive children (2006) FULL TEXT

18. CANCER

Patients treated with the Banerji protocols utilising homoeopathic medicine (2008) FULL TEXT A base Case Series Program of the National Cancer Institute USA concluded that there was sufficient evidence of efficacy to support further research into the Banerji protocol for Lung (4 cases) and oesophageal Cancer.

Tumor Therapy with Amanita phalloides (2010) FULL TEXT Blood Cancer

The Homeopathic approach to symptom control in the cancer patient (2002)

Homeopathy for menopausal symptoms in breast cancer survivors (2005) n=55, t= 1 year, at least 3 episodes of hot flushes per day for at least 1 month, significant improvement in quality of life, Jadad score=5, [significant improvement in both homeopathy group compared to placebo, p<0.03 for combination remedy (Hyland’s Menopause) and p=0.02 for individualized homeopathy (35 remedies) (given once or twice a month)], significant improvement in hot flush severity in combination group over placebo (p=0.01), significant improvement in total number of hot flushes in combination group over placebo (p=0.006)

The Homeopathic approach to the treatment of symptoms of oestrogen withdrawal in breast cancer patients (2003) // n=45, Individualised homeopathy. Primary symptoms such as hot flushes, primary symptoms changed from 7.8 to 5.4, and from 7.2 to 4.1 (p<0.001)

19. ADVERSE EFFECTS OF CHEMOTHERAPY/RADIOTHERAPY IN CANCER PATIENTS

Homeopathic medicines for adverse effects of cancer treatments (2009)

Cochrane systematic review of 8 RCT (7 placebo-controlled and 1 against active intervention) with n=664, 2 trials in support of homeopathy. Homeopathic medicines for the prevention or treatment of adverse effects of chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and menopausal symptoms caused by hormonal therapies or oestrogen withdrawal.

Compared with trolamine, calendula reduced the incidence of acute dermatitis of grade two or above in women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer in one clinical trial involving 254 participants.

Based on a single trial involving 32 participants, Traumeel S appears to show promise in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced stomatitis.

A randomized, controlled clinical trial of the homeopathic medication TRAUMEEL S in the treatment of chemotherapy‐induced stomatitis in children undergoing stem cell transplantation (2001) FULL-TEXT stomatitis in cancer patients, n=32, age=3-25 years, p<0.01

Efficacy of Homeopathic Treatment of Skin Reactions During Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer (2000)

Belladonna 7C and X-Ray 15C for treatment of radio-therapy induced dermatitis and skin darkening in breast cancer patients. n=66, t=10 weeks, Belladonna 3 granules twice daily and X-ray three granules once daily, significant reduction in total severity of skin reaction in the homeopathy group during recovery (p=0.05) compared to placebo, less hyperpigmentation in homeopathy group (p=0.05), significant decrease in skin heat in homeopathy group compared to placebo (p=0.011) Jadad score=4

Homeopathic treatment of radiation-induced itching in breast cancer patients (2004)  21 out of 25 benefitted from individualised homeopathy

Phase III RCT of Calendula Officinalis compared with trolamine for the prevention of acute dermatitis during irradiation for breast cancer (2009) FULL TEXT

n=254, p<0.001, Compared with trolamine, calendula reduced the incidence of acute dermatitis of grade two or above in women undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer in one clinical trial. Reduction in high energy radiation-induced pain, superior to trolamine

20. FEVER

The effects of a complex homeopathic medicine compared with acetaminophen in the symptomatic treatment of acute febrile infections in children (2005)

Viburcol (Chamomilla, Belladonna, Calcarea carbonica, Dulcamara, Plantago major, and Pulsatilla) for treatment of febrile infections such as fever, cramps, disturbed sleep, difficulty eating or drinking, crying=198 in 38 Belgian Clinics, Viburcol as effective as acetaminophen but better tolerable

Treatment of typhus & fever at present prevailing, Allgemeine Anzeiger, No. 6, Jan. 1814 // Bryonia and Rhus tox

21. ULCER

A trial of homoeopathic treatment of leg ulcers (1997) Sulphur 6, Siliciea 6 & Carbo Veg 6, t=4.2 weeks

Homeopathic treatment of minor apthous ulcer (2009) FULL TEXT //n=100, t=6 days, mouth ulcer. two doses, pain intensity and ulcer size significantly lower in individualised homeopathy group compared to placebo, P<0.05

22. HEADACHE

Effects of homœopathic dilutions of China rubra on intradialytic symptomatology in patients treated with chronic haemodialysis (1992) China Rubra 9C for weakness, lethargy and headache in kidney dialysis patients

Observational study of Quality of life in patients with headache, receiving homeopathic treatment (2001) FULL-TEXT n=53, t=4-6 months

Homeopathic medical practice: Long-term results of a cohort study with 3981 patients (2005) FULL-TEXT chronic diseases including headache in women

Outcome and costs of homoeopathic and conventional treatment strategies (2005) Homoeopathic Vs conventional treatment strategies in patients with chronic disorders including headache

23. MIGRAINE

Homeopathic treatment of migraine (2000) DBPCT with n=68. Neurologist assessment showed a 60% decrease in attack frequency of individualised homeopathy treatment group compared to 42% of the placebo, p=0.04

Homeopathic Treatment for Chronic Disease (2005) FULL TEXT chronic diseases include migraine

Observational Prospective Study Of Homeopathic Treatment In Patients With Migraine (2006) 

24. SURGICAL CONDITIONS

Effect of Homeopathic Arnica montana on Bruising in Face-lifts (2006) FULL TEXT n=129, Arnica every 8 hours for 4 days post-operation, significant difference in favour of homeopathy on day 1 (p<0.005) and day 7 (p<0.001), sign level=1-

Homeopathic Arnica Therapy in Patients Receiving Knee Surgery (2006) Arnica 30x vs placebo for inflammation in patients receiving knee ligament reconstruction surgery. n=57, p=0.019, Oxford Quality score=5/5

Use of Arnica to relieve pain after carpal-tunnel release surgery (2002) // n=37, t= 2 weeks, arnica 6X three times per day, Oxford Quality score=5/5

Arnica montana D4 for Healing of Wounds After Hallux Valgus Surgery Compared to Diclofenac 50 mg (2008)

n=88, t= 4 days, Arnica 4X ten globules 3 times a day for 4 days, Diclofenac 50 mg 3 times a day for 4 days, Both Arnica and Diclofenac therapeutically equivalent in wound irritation (p=0.049), swelling and patient mobility in foot surgery, arnica 60 % cost-effective than diclofenac, Arnica better tolerable in Homeopathy group (intolerance of 244 in homeopathy group compared to 9/44 in Diclofenac group), SIGN level=1-

Efficacy of Arnica in varicose vein surgery (2003) Arnica 12X in pre- and post surgery, placebo-controlled

25. ECZEMA

Homoeopathic versus conventional therapy for atopic eczema in children (2009) n= 135, t=1 year, Individualised homeopathy vs corticosteroid and anti-histamine, Jadad score=1

Homoeopathic versus conventional treatment of children with eczema (2008) n=118, t=1 year, those children who were treated homeopathically had a greater level of recovery from symptoms than those treated with corticosteroid and anti-histamine, p<0.001, Jadad score=1

26. ATOPIC DERMATITIS

Homeopathic treatment of Japanese patients with intractable atopic dermatitis (2003) n=17

Efficacy of Homeopathic Treatment of Skin Reactions During Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer (2000)

Belladonna 7C and X-Ray 15C for treatment of radio-therapy induced dermatitis and skin darkening in breast cancer patients. n=66, t=10 weeks, Belladonna 3 granules twice daily and X-ray three granules once daily, significant reduction in total severity of skin reaction in the homeopathy group during recovery (p=0.05) compared to placebo, less hyperpigmentation in homeopathy group (p=0.05), significant decrease in skin heat in homeopathy group compared to placebo (p=0.011) Jadad score=4

Effective Treatment of Seborrheic Dermatitis Using a Low Dose, Oral Homeopathic Medication Consisting of Potassium Bromide, Sodium Bromide, Nickel Sulfate, and Sodium Chloride in a Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study (2002) FULL-TEXT

Kali Bromatum 1X, Natrum Bromatum, Nickel Sulfate 3X, Natrum Mur 6X vs placebo for dermatitis of scalp and dandruff. t=10 weeks, p=0.03

27. VIRAL INFECTIONS

Gripp-Heel for viral infections (2004) FULL TEXT combination remedy, n=485, 78.1% of people found it effective compared to 52.2% of those using conventional medicine

Antiviral action of Euphorbium compositum and its components (2001) FULL-TEXT combination remedy Euphorbium Compositum=Euphorbium + Pulsitilla + Luffa. Viral infection of respiratory tract

28. HIV

Investigating the Ultrastructure of Platelets of HIV Patients Treated With the Immuno-Regulator, Canova (2009) Scanning electron microscopy to investigate the platelet structure treated with combination remedy Canova

Homeopathy in HIV infection (1999) FULL-TEXT

Individualised Homeopathy for diseases of the lymph nodes in HIV Stage 2 & 3 infected people. n=100, homoeopathic treatment was successful (significant difference in CD4 cell count whereas no change in placebo group) for symptomatic HIV sufferers, immunity raised

Immunologic Changes in Healthy Probands and HIV Infected Patients After Oral Administration of Staphylococcus Aureus 12c (2000) Staphylococcinum 12c decreases immune complexes, increases CD4 lymphocytes in HIV patients

29. BRAIN INJURY

Homeopathic treatment of mild traumatic brain injury (1999) // n=60, t=4 months, individualised medicine, a significant improvement in functional assessment in favour of homeopathy

Homeopathic treatment of patients with persistent mild traumatic brain injury (2000) FULL TEXT 50 people with persistent MTBI were treated either with their constitutional homeopathic remedy or placebo. The homeopathic treatment provided superior results to those from the placebo control

30. MUSCLE SORENESS

A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial: Arnica montana Applied Topically to Subcutaneous Mechanical Injuries (1996) Arnica montana 1X and 6C. n=141, effective at relieving post-exercise muscle soreness

Effects of the Arnica D30 on marathon runners (1998) FULL TEXT // 1995 Oslo marathon. Arnica 30X reduces muscle soreness

Effect of Arnica D30 in marathon runners: Pooled results (2003) muscle soreness reduced

31. ALCOHOL ADDICTION

Sulphur for treatment of Alcohol Withdrawl (1993) n=30, t=3 months, alcohol withdrawl and delirium, Poland

Use of Potentiated Preparations to Relieve Alcohol and Opium Withdrawal Syndromes (2003) Potentised Ethanol for alcohol withdrawl and Potentised morphine for morphine addiction

32. MENSURATION TROUBLES

The Efficacy of the Complex Medication Phyto-Hypophyson L in Female, Hormone-Related Sterility (2000) A study of 67 women showed 57 percent improvement in fertility and infrequent mensuration. Homeopathic treatment seemed to influence several factors including regulation of the menstrual cycle, regulation of hormones and enhancing ovulation

Homeopathic treatment of patients with dysmenorrhea (2009) FULL-TEXT uterine pain during mensuration

33. POST-PARTUM ISSUES

Treatment of Pain Due to Unwanted Lactation With a Homeopathic Preparation Given in the Immediate Post-Partum Period (2001) Treatment of pain in postpartum women who elected not to breastfed with Apis 9c and Bryonia 9c. n=71, 5 pills twice daily for 10 days

The effect of the homeopathic remedies Arnica montana and Bellis perennis on mild postpartum
bleeding (2005) FULL-TEXT DBPCT. Arnica montana 6c & Bellis perennis 30c. Bleeding after delivery, t=72 hours, Hemoglobin level dropped in control group, but remained stable in the treatment group (statistically significant).

REFERENCES

Scientific Research in Homeopathy

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  1. Dhiru Nathwani

    Excellent. What more one can say.

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  2. Debby Bruck

    Marvelous. Thank you for gathering all the resource studies. Blessings, Debby

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  5. Dr Neena Mehan

    Dear Dr malik i could not find access to article “Homeopathy for psoriasis” if you can help,i will be obliged.regards dr neena.

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