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International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences

International Journal of Homoeopathic Sciences

2022, Vol. 6 Issue 4, Part F
A clinical study on the effectiveness of homoeopathic medicine Crataegus oxyacantha in different potencies in the management of hyperlipidemia
Author(s): Dr. Binju A Murali and Dr. Nimimol KL
Abstract:
Haw thorn is widely used Chinese herb for treatment of gastrointestinal ailments and heart problems. Hyperlipidemia is a life threatening condition which leads to coronary artery disease if treatment is not started earlier. In allopathic system statins are the most important drug used in case of hyperlipidemia and there are known side effects for the drug. There are only few studies available in the past about the success of homoeopathic medicines in treating patients suffering from hyperlipidemia. Therefore an observational study was conducted with an objective to ascertain the effectiveness of homoeopathic medicine Crataegus oxyacantha in the management of hyperlipidaemia.
Methods: An observational study was conducted at OP and IP departments of Govt Homoeopathic medical college, Thiruvananthapuram. Thirty cases suffering from hyperlipidemia that followed up for 1 year were assessed using lipid profile values.
Results and Discussion: The highest number of cases were in the age group 51-55, with maximum incidence in females. Out of 30 cases studies 23 patients shows significant improvement in total cholesterol values, 26 patients shows significant improvement in triglycerides values, 22 patients shows significant improvement in LDL value, 26 patients shows significant improvement in HDL value. In the present study bad cholesterol levels were found to be decreased along with that there is improvement in good cholesterol values. The wellbeing level of the patient is good after treatment with medicine Crataegus. By using the paired t test, the calculated t value of total cholesterol, triglycerides, HD Land LDL were found to be greater than the table value ie, p<0.01.Potencies used for this study is 30,3X and mother tincture and mother tincture is effective in43.33%.
Conclusion: Result obtained from the study are encouraging and majority of patient shows significant improvement.

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How to cite this article:
Dr. Binju A Murali, Dr. Nimimol KL. A clinical study on the effectiveness of homoeopathic medicine Crataegus oxyacantha in different potencies in the management of hyperlipidemia. Int J Hom Sci 2022;6(4):383-388. DOI: 10.33545/26164485.2022.v6.i4f.688

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