Homeopathy as a field of therapeutics offer a vast variety of medicines for the innumerable disease conditions plaguing humankind. Homeopathic treatment is based on the symptoms experienced by the patient irrespective of the disease condition, thus following a holistic approach on the basis of symptomatology. According to the founder of homeopathy the person is sick as a whole and feels discomfort as a whole despite the fact what parts of the body are diseased, thus a homeopath thrives to relieve the sufferer of this discomfort and eventually treating the disease from which he is suffering.

However from a nosological standpoint homeopathic medicines have been to be very effective in the below mentioned common disease conditions (which are only few to name as the sphere of action of homeopathic medicines is very vast) :

  • Nervous system- multiple sclerosis, lumbar spondylosis, migraine, headaches, epilepsy, seizures, Parkinson’s disease, alziehmers, palsies of various kinds, sleep disorders, somnambulism, tumors etc
  • Psychology- depression, anxiety, autism, ODD, ADHD, OCD, schizophrenia, mania, dementia, addiction etc
  • Cardiovascular system- hypertension, rheumatic fever, palpitations, raynaud’s syndrome, varicose veins, buerger’s disease.
  • Circulatory system- anemia of different kinds, diseases of the blood cells etc
  • Respiratory system- acute cough and cold, bronchitis, asthma, pneumonia, sleep apnoea, tuberculosis etc
  • Digestive system- heart burn, GERD, hernia, gastric ulcers, gall stones, fatty liver, cirrhosis of liver, malabsorption syndrome, celiac disease, IBS, crohn’s disease, hemorrhoids, constipation, loose stools, fistula (eg anal fistula), colitis etc
  • Urinary system- diseases of kidney, UTI, weakness of the bladder, kidney stones etc
  • Reproductive system- gonorrhea, syphilis, Female- menstrual issues, PCOS, infertility, pruritis vulva, uterine fibroids, polyps, prolapse of uterus, nodosities in the breasts, repeated abortions, pregnancy related issues of both the mother and child, postpartum issues etc, Male- impotency, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation, prostate gland issue etc

Sensory system

  • Skin- psoriasis, eczema, pruritus, dermatitis, alopecia, lichen planus,etc
  • Ear- otitis, vertigo, difficulty hearing, tinnitus, meniere’s disease, etc
  • Eyes- conjunctivitis, weakness of vision, squint etc
  • Nose- polyps, deviated nasal septum
  • Tongue- apathae, lichen planus, swelling gums etc
  • Musculoskeletal system-  rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, scoliosis, kyphosis, ALS, multiple sclerosis, myopathies of various kinds etc
  • Metabolic disorders and diseases of the glands- diabetes type 1 and 2, hypothyroidism (hyper also), hypoparathyroidism, gout, cushing’s syndrome, carcinomas of various organs like pancreas, liver, lymphoma etc
  • Autoimmune diseases- scleroderma, SLE, sjogren’s syndrome, celiac disease, allergies (pollen, some food items, dust, skin allergy, seasonal), etc

The complementary action

The scope of homeopathy is not only limited to above mentioned disease conditions rather it covers many more, and in numerous conditions where it is not used as the primary treatment it can also benefit the patient when given as a complementary treatment with the primary one. It could be used as a complementary treatment to the ongoing treatments in serious diseases like cancers etc, and can also be taken as a healing treatment also following various operative procedures as in case of road side accidents, dislocations and fractured bones, laparotomy (as in corrective surgeries for hernia, hysterectomy, pancreatectomy, cholecystectomy, appendectomy etc), postpartum etc, for the quick recovery.

Below is the list of few of the many issues which occur in the day to day life and can be treated by homeopathic medicines:

  • Cough, cold, coryza, fever
  • Side effects of vaccination
  • Jet lag and Travel sickness- as in car sickness, sea sickness, air sickness, mountain sickness
  • Heat exposure, sunstroke, nose bleed
  • Seasonal allergies, food allergies, insect bite and allergies
  • Post surgery healing, post fracture healing
  • Childbirth issues, delivery and labor issues, post delivery healing
  • Fear, phobia, stage fright, examination anxiety
  • Acidity, indigestion
  • Falls, sprains, muscle pull