FAGOPYRUM ESCULENTUM – A Multicentric Clinical Verification Study conducted by CCRH
PS Chakraborty1, JP Singh2, MK Rai2, Pramodji Singh3, AK Vichitra4, A.K.N. Singh2, Deepa Chakraborty2, 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; 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; Clinical Research Unit, Ghaziabad (U.P.), India
P S Chakraborty
Homoeopathic Drug Research Institute, Lucknow; Clinical Verification Unit, Vrindaban (U.P.)
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
Fagopyrum esculentum has been used in Homoeopathy for many conditions like diarrhea, eczema, various eyes affections, headache, itching eruptions, pruritus pudenda, sore throat, tonsillitis, uvulitis, nausea, coryza and leucorrhoea. Most of these symptoms have been reconfirmed during the study and beside these styes, conjunctivitis, nasal obstruction, burning in rectum, pain in joints, boils and productive cough were also relieved by this medicine additionally while treating some other conditions and thus unfolding the hidden character of the medicine in various clinical conditions during the study.
A total of 6675 patients participated in this multicentre study at various Units/Institutes under Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy to confirm the symptom of Fagopyrum esculentum, as mentioned in the homoeopathic Materia Medica.