MD (Hom - Practice of medicine)
Research Officer (H)/ S-1
Dr Anjali Chatterji Regional Research Institute (H), Kolkata, West Bengal
Under Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy
Subjective sensations, feelings and behaviour of the patients are characteristic points of notification which needs to be considered during homoeopathic case taking for selection of the appropriate similimum. Mental generals of nosodes are equally significant for such choice. Tuberculinum is one such clinically verified drug.
Genus epidemicus remedies play a major role for selecting specific homoeoprophylaxis in epidemics. These are specific remedies selected by group anamnesis to target against a definite infectious disease. The historical review of use of homeopathic medicines as genus epidemicus shows that if given properly it can be used for both preventive and curative purposes. This paper gives an evidence based review of how specific prophylaxis have effectively controlled epidemics