Gangrene: Five case studies of gangrene, preventing amputation through Homoeopathic therapy
IACH - Prof. G. Vithoulkas
Gangrene: Five case studies of gangrene, preventing amputation through Homoeopathic therapy

Ιndian Journal of Research in Homeopathy

Gangrene: Five case studies of gangrene, preventing amputation through Homoeopathic therapy

CASE REPORT

Year : 2015  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 114-122

DOI: 10.4103/0974-7168.159544  

 

Gangrene: Five case studies of gangrene, preventing amputation through Homoeopathic therapy

Seema Mahesh, Mahesh Mallappa, George Vithoulkas

Abstract                       
Gangrene and its associated amputations are clinically challenging, but Homoeopathy offers therapy options. In this case series, 5 cases are presented, in which the homoeopathic treatment prevented amputation of a body part. Homoeopathy stimulates the body's ability to heal through its immune mechanisms; consequently, it achieves wound healing and establishes circulation to the gangrenous part. Instead of focusing on the local phenomena of gangrene pathology, treatment focuses on the general indications of the immune system, stressing the important role of the immune system as a whole. The aim was to show, through case reports, that homoeopathic therapy can treat gangrene without amputing the gangrenous part, and hence has a strong substitution for consideration in treating gangrene.

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