International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Homeopathy | India | Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022 | Rating: 5.3 / 10

The Importance of Mental Symptoms in the Selection of Similimum in various Illnesses

Harleen Shahi

Abstract: Health is multifaceted, multifactorial. Each dimension- physical, mental, social is integral to health. Like other dimensions of health the mental dimension plays an important role in health as well as in disease. Illness- the deviation of health to unhealth is also integral to human life. It is a feeling, an experience personal to the individual. Homoeopathy, a holistic system of medicine, gives great importance to mind and mental symptoms. The aim of the intended work was to study the importance of mental symptoms in the selection of the similimum. This exploratory study was conducted for a time period of 18 months on a sample size of 50, consisting of males and females of all age groups suffering from different diseases. The homeopathic remedies were administered. The cases were followed up every month. The potency and dose varied according to the need of the case. Result: out of 50 cases, 46% (23 cases) showed remarkable improvement; 50% (25cases) showed improvement which ranged between mild to moderate improvement and a very small proportion of cases i.e. 4% (2 cases) showed no improvement at all. Conclusion: This study has shown The importance of mental symptoms in the selection of similimum in various illnesses and have a statistically significant impact on the improvement of patient?s complaints.

Keywords: mental symptoms, mind, homoeopathy, natrum Muriaticum, lycopodium

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 10, October 2022,

Pages: 715 - 716

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