Logically the best way to restore the integrity of the vital energy at the earliest stages of the advent of disease would be by applying gentle dynamic stimuli according to natures laws of healing rather than by using violent methods or crude force. When dealing with disease and restoration of health, we are in the realm of dynamics rather than matter. Disease and medicines can act on the body only in a nonmaterial dynamic way.
THE WONDER DRUGS OR THE HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDY. The patients struggling vitality receives the maximum support from the indicated similar remedy, there are no unpleasant or harmful side effects, the convalescence is quick, relapses rare and the patient soon forgets the whole episode ! Is this not science? Natures laws discovered by science do not alter with the lapse of time.
HAHNEMANNS CONTRIBUTION TO MEDICAL SCIENCE. On account of the extreme minuteness of the homoeopathic doses, and the relation of homoeopathicity to the ailment, the Vital Energy does not revolt against the remedy as it naturally does against all foreign matter. According to the natural laws of equal and opposite action and reaction, minute doses cannot give rise to untoward and uncontrollable reactions.
Research is a very expensive luxury meant for the rich only. Till the country rose to a more prosperous financial condition, we could have kept going by utilising the researches going on in other countries. After all, what percentage of population suffers from Cancer or Chest diseases as compared with those who are afflicted with general disease?
The indigenous remedies are comparatively easier to use, but accurately speaking their proper use would depend upon a knowledge of pulse and the basic humours, as we have already noticed. But, Homoeopathy, being based upon symptoms expressed in the common language of the patients, can prove a very valuable asset for the purpose. The Homoeopathic remedies are much easier to apply in ordinary ailments, and are harmless even if incorrectly used.
Hahnemann laid utmost emphasis on the “safety first” principle in therapeutics and devised a unique method of reducing the dosage of even most lethal poisons to such infinitesimal limits that if applied according to the natures law discover and announced by him, only their curative properties of drugs once discovered hold good for all time to come as the experiments to determine them are made on the basis of certain fixed and unchanging laws of nature.
The patients allopath friends marvelled at the results. “Did you give any medicine to kill the germs?” they asked. My reply was” “My business is only to restore the patients Vital Energy to its normal health and function and the germs have got to quit.” I may mention that Insulin was used in the case in suitable doses during the period of illness and convalescence. I sometimes use it in acute infections to aid the struggling vitality. I however look upon it as an aid only and not as an essential part of the treatment.
Arnica is the best remedy for the first 24 hours or so till the effects of shock have passed off. It may be given as frequently as the condition of the patient demands. The fracture should be set by the surgeon and further treatment as outlined below started. Ledum is the best follower and compliment of Arnica to further absorb the extravasation of blood and it may be continued with advantage for about four days.
HOMOEOPATHY AND THE LITTLE ONES. The call of civilisation demands a minimising of pain and suffering incidental to human illness and making its treatment short, safe, sure, painless, and simple to understand and apply This is all the more imperative in the case of the helpless little ones who cannot even properly their suffering or choose the avenue of treatment and have to be entirely at the mercy of parents and physician.
EFFECTIVE AIDS IN ACCIDENTS, INJURIES, AND SURGICAL CONDITIONS. This is the remedy first and most often thought of after accidents and injuries for bruises, contusions, extravasations of blood, and for the sore bruised feeling in parts of the whole body as a result of injury or physical over-exertion and over- straining. It is excellent for the shock due to injuries and will expedite the restoration consciousness.
As a fruit detached from the tree must fall to the ground, so recovery must follow when a patient is treated according to the homoeopathic laws provided recovery is possible. The homoeopathic laws cannot make a man immortal as immortality is against the laws of nature. So also, where the disease has advanced so far as to lead to the destruction of organs and tissues, it would be futile to expect a cure. The limitations of homoeopathy must be understood, and the laws applied rationally if success is to be aspired for.
CLINICAL TESTIMONY ON DIABETES. During the also few2 years he had been using Homoeopathic remedies off and on whenever need arouse,and had been passing.1.25 % to 2% sugar in the urine without much the dietetic restriction and usually kept quite fit. Early in September, 1951,he started getting a little burning during micturition,which he neglected, perhaps taking a dose or two occasionally of some homoeopathic remedies which he thought to be indicated.
WHY FAILURES IN HOMOEOPATHIC PRESCRIBING. In malignant growths and too far advances organic diseases, there is a great paucity of prescriptive symptoms as the patients entire attention is focussed on the tumor or an intense pain and all the past and present symptoms with prescriptive characteristics and modalities sink into the background and are often forgotten, and in proportion as this happens, he is to be considered incurable.
HOMOEOPATHYS DYNAMIC ROLE IN THE CONQUEST OF DISEASE. Homoeopathy has been dubbed quackery and unscientific One need not be surprised at it. Civilizations friend, philosopher and guide, the grand old Bernard Shaw said: “Where there is no ventilation, fresh air is considered unwholesome;where there is no religion, hypocrisy becomes good taste; where there is no knowledge, ignorance calls itself science!”
In a limited field this method has its own utility, for example, in regard to investigations on food, vitamins, hormones, etc. But the claims of the experimental pharmacologist that out of the results of these experimental methods an objective materia medica can be built up which can be utilised on objective indications for the control and treatment of diseased conditions, are far too excessive.
TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION. Wordsworth said: “Nature never betrayed a heart that loved her.” The writer would emphatically declare the same about Homoeopathy which is, after all, nothing but nature discovered and applied in the realm of therapeutics. The way Homoeopathy heals the sick and reclaims them just from the verge of the grave is simply marvellous.
RESCUED FROM DEATHS JAWS. The writer had been the familys physician (in the homoeopathic line) for the last eight years, and his nerves were on edge throughout this period as his relations with the family and his reputation in their circle were at stake. Homoeopathy saved the situation for everybody concerned.
THE WONDER DRUGS VS THE HOMOEOPATHIC REMEDY. Considerably similar is the experience with the wonder drugs Penicillin, Streptomycin. Aureomycin, and Chloromycetin, though the toxaemic effects are claimed to be not so bad and troublesome as with Sulfa drugs. While the high fever of the acute phase often dramatically disappears, the disease otherwise practically runs its course. In a way it is worse.
SCIENTIFIC MEDICINE MAKES MOUNTAIN OF A MOLE HILL. Disease is just a deviation from the normal healthful ease due to a disturbance in the harmonious vital operation in which the Vital Force maintains the body, its different parts, organs and the endocrine glands. The derangement of this natural and normal activity of the Vital Force is caused by some invisible morbific influence which expresses itself ONLY through signs and symptoms.
CLINICAL TESTIMONY ON DIABETES. A few cases are cited below from the authors case records to give the reader an idea of the efficacy of Homoeopathy in diabetic conditions.
Disease is just a deviation from the normal healthful ease due to a disturbance in the harmonious vital operation in which the vital Force maintains the body, its different parts, organs and the endocrine glands. The derangement of this natural and normal activity of the Vital Force is caused by some invisible morbific influence which expresses itself only through sings and symptoms.
THE RATIONALE OF HOMOEOPATHY. Now we come to the problem of treatment. Having become disgusted with the vague,untenable and daily changing theories and the purely speculative and lawlessly empirical methods of treatment prevalent in his time,Hahnemann set himself to thinking if,in the realm of medicine also,there was some law of Nature which could give a simple, quick and dependable method of healing the sick.His quest was not in vain.
Should be strongly related to Diabetes, considering how profoundly it affects nutrition and metabolism. Has shown very good results in many cases. Patient is faint-hearted and has marked lack of self-confidence, want of moral and physical grit; lack of stamina. Sensitive to cold, with icy cold sweaty feet. Offensive sweat on feet, hands and axillae. Loss of power in legs. Crippled nails; white spots on nails.
Adults may continue their occupation so long as they can avoid mixing with children, but they should avoid all social activities for a period of three weeks from the date of the last contact; kissing or playing with young children must bee strictly forbidden. Where a profession necessitates coming in contact with children (as in the case of nurses and school teachers), even the adults must be quarantined.
A surgical operation was considered inevitable, but to prepare the patient the surgeon ordered him to be put on Insulin to make him sugar free, and on Cibazol, 2 tablets three times a day. For the sake of precaution, blood sugar was examined after 3 days of this treatment and was found to be within normal limits. The operation was performed under local anaesthesia, penicillin was dusted into the wound, and every possible care was taken to ensure success.
This is an age of keen investigation, of idol breaking and truth finding. He who is afraid to investigate for fear that some cherished beliefs or ideas may be swept away is no scientist. Homoeopathy is a science that courts investigation. Some of its greatest pioneers have been Old School physicians who investigated honestly and were converted.