The need for the correct sequence of remedies
IACH - Prof. G. Vithoulkas
The need for the correct sequence of remedies

Homeopathy (2002) 91, 40–42

& 2002 The Faculty of Homeopathy

 

CLINICAL CASE HISTORIES

The need for the correct sequence of remedies

G Vithoulkas1*

1International Academy for Classical Homeopathy, Alonissos 37005, Greece

 

In chronic disease, often several medicines are required to complete a cure. These should follow a correct sequence to have an optimal effect. Giving the second or the third indicated medicine first may result in temporary amelioration but will not start the process of cure. The following case exemplifies this rule. Homeopathy (2002) 91, 40–42.

 

 

Initial presentation

April 1989, a 18-month-old boy presented, suffering from severe eczema and malabsorption said by the child’s paediatrician to be due to coeliac disease. The child was on a gluten-free diet.

 

History

During pregnancy his mother had had many physical and psychological problems. The umbilical cord was wrapped around the child’s neck at birth. His growth was significantly retarded. He gets cold very easily. The child had DPT and later BCG immunisation and subsequently developed eczema. There is a family history of tuberculosis.

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