Indian Journal of Research in Homeopathy

BOOK REVIEW
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 161-

Book review on Homoeopathic Materia Medica of Sarcodes


Farokh J Master 
 Homoeopathic Consultant, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Center, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Kamalnayan Bajaj Cancer Hospital, Aurangabad, Ruby Hall Bai Jerbai Wadia Children's Hospital, Pune, Nowrosjee Wadia Woman's Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Farokh J Master
Homoeopathic Consultant, Bombay Hospital and Medical Research Center, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Kamalnayan Bajaj Cancer Hospital, Aurangabad, Ruby Hall Bai Jerbai Wadia Children«SQ»s Hospital, Pune, Nowrosjee Wadia Woman«SQ»s Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
India




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Master FJ. Book review on Homoeopathic Materia Medica of Sarcodes.Indian J Res Homoeopathy 2016;10:161-161


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Master FJ. Book review on Homoeopathic Materia Medica of Sarcodes. Indian J Res Homoeopathy [serial online] 2016 [cited 2019 Nov 22 ];10:161-161
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Full Text

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Authors: Chaturbhuja Nayak, Smita Brahmachari, Syed Afser Ali

Language: English

Published by: B. Jain Publishers

Price: INR 299

Pages: 405

ISBN: 978-81-319-3600-9

Homoeopathic Materia Medica of Sarcodes, a book published by B. Jain Publishers, is a useful reference work. It is a multi-author book covering all the aspects of Sarcodes and them utility from both academic as well as practical point of view. Sarcodes is one of the less explored areas in Homoeopathy but very important as a part of a physician's closet. This book discusses Sarcode in detail with their therapeutic application.

The first part of the book gives us the introduction which has the therapeutic application of Sarcodes along with its preparation. Some controversies about Sarcodes have been briefed upon, which explain why they are not popularly used in Homoeopathy.

The book has most of the common Sarcodes explained under the sections of Introduction, Source, Preparation, Proving, Sphere of Action, Clinical Conditions, Characteristic features, Symptomatology, Dose of Potency, Caution, Comparison, Success Stories and References. The references given at the end of each chapter have wide list which shows the vastness and the authenticity of the information. It also helps to identify various sources for further study.

On the whole, Homoeopathic Materia Medica of Sarcodes is an authentic book for reference work. It is equally useful for the students, teachers, and practitioners as well as for researchers.