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Holarrhena antidysenterica – Schwabe India

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A motorist team led by a homeopathic doctor from Mumbai has successfully concluded the ground breaking “Heal with Homeopathy” campaign, which took place from July 23, 2022. The campaign covered a challenging route spanning Mumbai, Amritsar, Srinagar, Kargil, Ladakh, Leh, Chandigarh, and back to Mumbai, traversing some of the highest locations on their bikes. This pioneering campaign holds the distinction of being the world’s first homeopathy initiative conducted in such demanding circumstances, exploring breathtaking landscapes. The team expresses heartfelt gratitude for the overwhelming support and well wishes received, contributing to the resounding success of the campaign. The campaign’s social media posts were widely shared, spreading awareness about the power of homeopathy.

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Holarrhena antidysenterica – Schwabe India



Schwabe News Volume 2 | Issue 6 | December 2011

Holarrhena antidysenterica

It is an old Indian medicine, known by the common name “Kurchi”. It is commonly grown throughout in India. It is a small deciduous tree with brown bark, thin glabrous leaves. The wood and the bark have a distinctive odour. The bark contains many alkaloids mainly “Kurchicine” and “Conesimine”. The total alkaloid is about 4.5%, which is available in matured old barks. A homoeopathic tincture is made from the dried bark.1 It is covered by Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India. It was first proved by Dr. Mahendra Lal Sircar. Hahnemannian proving was conducted by CCRH and published in 2005.

It has come to be known as a very powerful curative agent in cases of acute or chronic dysentery and fever.2,3,4 Much work has been done on this herb. It is considered mainly useful as antiamoebicide. The extract of this plant exerts its antihyperglycemic effect by retarding the carbohydrate absorption from intestine through the inhibition in α-glucosidase activity and therefore resists postprandial hyperglycemia.5

Recommended Dose: 10-20 drops 2-3 times a day. Externally – mother tincture alone or in oils.


  1. Varma PN et al., Encyclopaedia of Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia
  2. K. M. Nadkarni, Indian Materia Medica, Popular Prakashan, Bombay
  3. S. Banerjea, Fifty Homoeopathic Indian Drugs
  4. P. Banerjee, Materia Medica of Indian Drugs
  5. Andrew Chevallier, The Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants, 1st ed. 1996

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