Hypercholesterolemia treated with Colchicum Autumnale: A case series
Author(s): Dr. Nithya, Dr. Mansoor Ali KR and Dr. Maya BJ
Hyperlipidemia is considered as one of the leading causes of death in the world. Several lipid reducing agents and synthetic oxidants are used for the treatment but the undesirable side effects associated with those drugs emphasis in the search of alternative safe medicine with improved efficacy. This study has carried out to determine the effectiveness of Colchicum Autumnale in hyperlipidemia.
Five cases of hyperlipidemia were treated with homeopathic medicine Colchicum Autumnale without aggravating the total cholesterol value. Assessment of homoeopathic treatment and its effect was carried out using repeating total cholesterol level every 2-3 months. This case series has shown promising outcomes and a further high-quality clinical trials are needed for the establishment of effectiveness data for the medicine.