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Triumphant Conclusion: Mumbai-Based Motorist Team’s Unique Healing with Homeopathy Campaign

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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Schwabe News-Jul – Dec 2017- MOTHER TINCTURE INFO-Sterculia accuminata

Sterculia accuminata

It is also known as Kola nut. It is a tree that grows up to 12m in height. The leaves are oblong, 5 to 20 cm long, pointed at both ends. Flowers are bisexual. Its fruits are yellowish-brown consisting of 5 woody follicles, each containing 1 to 3 white or red, albuminous seed.

It is naturalized in Trinidad, cultivated in Jamaica, Western and Central tropical Africa, West Indies, Brazil and Congo.              

It contains 2.5 % of caffeine, theobromine, tannins, phlobaphene and anthocyanin.

It is covered by Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India as well as Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of United States. The nut is used to prepare mother tincture.

Due to presence of caffeine, it is being used to stimulate central nervous system and whole body. It has property to increase the alertness and muscular strength. In western Africa it is reported to be used as antidepressant drug. It is also useful in headache, migraine, dysentery, diarrhoea, and as a diuretic. It is also a valuable nervine, heart tonic, and a good general tonic.

Recommended dose: 1x/Q.


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