International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Homeopathy | India | Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021


Study of Cases of Pica by using Boericke Clinical Repertory

Dr. Neha Panchal


Abstract: Pica disorder is considered to be an inappropriate behavior characterized by an appetite pattern and craving for non - nutritive substances. Pica usually does not exhibit life - threatening situations, but at times it can create severe complications due to this psychogenic behavior of an individual. Clinical presentation of pica is highly variable and can be associated with the specific characteristics of the resulting medical conditions and the ingested substances. Homoeopathic medicine for pica offer a natural solution for cravings and mild to moderate cases of pica. Herein I conducted a study to identify the efficacy of Homoeopathy in treatment of Pica by using Boericke clinical Repertory. For the purpose of this study, I excluded cases which is complicated with other systematic disease. There are total 50 Patients participated in the study. Out of 50 Cases, 12 were very much improved, 20 were much improved, 10 minimally improved, in 6 patients there was no change from baseline and 2 patients was minimally worse. The finding of above study concluded that 84% of the cases responded to the indicated homoeopathic medicine by using Boericke Clinical Repertory.


Keywords: Pica, Non - nutritive substances, Boericke Repertory


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021,


Pages: 394 - 397


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Dr. Neha Panchal, "Study of Cases of Pica by using Boericke Clinical Repertory", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 10 Issue 10, October 2021, pp. 394-397, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR211010144209

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