A case of psoriasis
Dr.Kannan.V , MD(Hom)
Vice principal, Member of Central Council of Homoeopathy has presented
here his concept and experience elaborately. His name is popular among
the students for his best teachings in anatomy and also spelled by the
public for his clinical out put. He has presented many articles in various
scientific Journals. The topic psoriasis was his thesis for his post graduation.
the mixed miasmatic combined complex disease needs deeper understanding.
Usually we focus our attention on outward manifestations and treatment
is based on the symptom similarity. psora will be the most outstanding
in the symptom totality in the earliest manifestations. This manifestation
must be treated first; then after that is eradicated or considerably
lessened, the next most potent dyscrasia, as it expresses itself in
the symptomatology, must be treated , until this too, is eradicated.
The treatment should continue in this way, each time treating the most
dominant stigma, as expressed by the outward manifestations until cure
Usually in this union of psora and syphilis the psoric symptoms predominate, here the predominant symptoms of psora must be treated first with the antipsoric simillimum, for the syphilis is largely hidden and we must strive to help the vital force to throw off the greater and more predominant incubus which the patient manifests.
the patient responds to the remedy by a decided improvement in the conditions
first prescribed for, and the psoric condition is largely obliterated,
we must change our tactics, for then the syphilitic dyscrasis will show
itself and become prominent, then the symptoms must be met with the
antisyphilitic simillimum or the remedy that is most similar and adapted
to syphilitic symptoms, to which we will be guided by the similitude
of the remedy.
Initially he had allopathic medicines; and of late he had chosen homoeopathy. His appetite was poor : had burning thirst for cold water; non vegetarian and desires alcoholic drinks. His mental state is irritable; often thinks that it is useless to take the medicines ; chilly patient.
Analysis and evaluation of symptoms:
Rx Ars.alb 30 one dose daily for one weak
Rx Placebo for fifteen days
Ars.alb 200 once in a weak for one month
A female aged 60 years consulted me for psoriasis. Natrum Mur was prescribed to her on the symptomatology
Natrum mur cured her mixed miasmatic state.