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Schwabe News Volume 4 | Issue 1 | January 2013

Editorial

We are entering in a New Year with lot of hope. Schwabe India wishes you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous new year.

As part of an effort to create awareness of homoeopathy, every year Schwabe India has been participating in the India International Trade Fair (IITF). This year the Schwabe India stall had attracted many people and the response to homoeopathy was encouraging. Hundreds and hundreds of people have visited and enquired about homoeopathy. The details are given in the news section along with the Schwabe India dealers meet.

Turmeric, known as Haldi in Hindi, is an Indian house hold remedy. Recent studies have established many of its health benefits. It was introduced and proved by Arya, Balachandran and Augustine in Hahnemannian Gleanings in 1977. Recently a proving was conducted by the Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy. Extracts from this proving data is given under Proving.

Vitiligo is a cosmetic problem. Homoeopaths manage this with constitutional and specific drugs like Arsenicum sulphuratum flavum, Kalium arsenicosum, Hydrocotyle, etc. Psoralea has been used externally to give faster results but it produces skin rashes and burning in many individuals. A recent introduction to homoeopathy, Ammi visnaga, has been found useful in these cases without any such aggravations. The details of this mother tincture is given under ‘Mother tincture info’ along with recent researches on it.

Children tend to catch cold easily during winter. Reports are coming in the newspapers about the victims of winter. There are increasing URTI patients in the OPDs. Children are the most common victims. Munostim helps to protect the children from such infections. This issue’s product watch covers this drug with indications of its individual ingredients.

Quality research in homoeopathy is increasing year by year. They throw-up something to learn and develop the system. There are few researches given under research news.

From this issue onwards, Schwabe News will be circulated as a monthly newsletter.

 

Dr. R. Valavan, BHMS, MD (Hom)

Editor