Mentha piperita – A Multicentric Clinical Verification Study conducted by CCRH
PS Chakraborty1, JP Singh2, MK Rai2, Pramodji Singh3, AK Vichitra4, A.K.N. Singh3, Deepa Chakraborty3, DK Singh5, Hari Singh4, Mohan Singh6, MN Sinha5, Rajpal2, RK Rai6, S Prakash6, SD Pathak5, SR Bhagat7, Vikram Singh3, Vijay K Paul4, VK Singh5, Yogendar Rai8, VA Siddiqui2
1 Homoeopathic Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, (U.P.); Clinical Verification Unit, Vrindaban (U.P.), India
2 Homoeopathic Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, (U.P.), India
3 Clinical Verification Unit, Vrindaban (U.P.), India
4 Regional Research Institute (H), New Delhi, India
5 Clinical Verification Unit, Patna (Bihar), India
6 Clinical Research Unit, Ghaziabad (U.P.), India
7 Clinical Research Unit, Jammu (J & K), India
8 Homoeopathic Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, (U.P.); Clinical Research Unit, Ghaziabad (U.P.), India
P S Chakraborty
Central Council For Research In Homoeopathy, 61-65, Institutional Area, D-Block, Janakpuri, New Delhi - 110058
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
Mentha piperita has been used in Homoeopathy for many conditions like dry and spasmodic cough, hoarseness of voice, husky voice, productive cough, tendency to catch cold, headache, painful throat, infantile colic, pruritus vulvae, pain in neck, pimples on face, herpetic eruptions, etc as found in the literature. Besides these, pharyngitis, vertigo, coryza, tracheitis, gastritis, constipation and Urticaria were also relieved by this medicine and thus unfolding the hidden character of the medicine in there clinical conditions during the study.
A total of 6372 patients participated in this multicentric clinical verification study at various Units/Institutes under Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy to confirm the symptom of Mentha piperita, as mentioned in the homoeopathic Materia Medica.