January 3, 2014 Tsvetana Kodjabasheva

“Kalmia is an excellent remedy for cardiac troubles when they have been caused by the suppression of rheumatism by external applications. The pulse of Kalmia is slow, but not as slow as that of Digitalis.” W.A. Dewey, Practical Homeopathic Therapeutics Latin: Kalmia latifolia Common: Mountain Laurel, Spoon wood Kalmia is important homeopathic remedy, used in heart disease which alternates with rheumatism or has developed out from rheumatism. The plant from which the remedy was prepared is a representative of the Ericaceae family, together with Ledum palustre and Rhododendrom chrysanthum. (more…)

December 10, 2013 Tsvetana Kodjabasheva

“Here is another active, hardworking type, who will fall apart when it is time to retire, since his work is his life. This produces a sudden break in the balance, and nothing seems enjoyable anymore, everything seems too burdensome.” Dr. Didier Grandgeorge, The Spirit of Homeopathic MedicinesLatin: Prunus Laurocerasus Common: Cherry Laurel, Kirschlorbeer This article is focused on the cardiac and respiratory symptoms of Laurocerasus. (more…)

May 1, 2013 Tsvetana Kodjabasheva

“While this remedy is not as frequently indicated as Digitalis, if there is any reason why Digitalis cannot be taken, Strophanthus should be studied.” A.L. Blackwood, Diseases of the Heart Latin: Strophanthus hispidus Common: Kombe seed, African shrub Affinity: Heart, circulation, stomach, kidneys Causation: alcoholism, tobacco, tea (more…)

April 26, 2013 Tsvetana Kodjabasheva

“There are no ‘substitutes’ for Digitalis, for its action is characteristic and unique, and in homeopathic form it is as innocent as it is powerful. Other heart-poisons may be discovered, but they cannot take the place of Digitalis.” Dr. John H. Clarke, Diseases of the Heart Arteries Latin: Digitalis purpurea; Common: Foxglove, Fingerhut Affinity: Heart, Liver, Prostate gland Causation: High living, sexual abuse, excessive alcohol abuse The homeopathic remedy Digitalis purpurea affects muscles of the heart, the circulation of the liver, lungs and stomach, and the organs of genito-urinary system, mostly the prostate gland. It is very specific remedy with…

April 22, 2013 Tsvetana Kodjabasheva

“Crataegus is the nearest approach to a positive heart tonic that I know of. It has produced some heart symptoms and has, doubtless, a homeopathic relation, but it is not a heart-poison like Digitalis and has no cumulative action.” Dr. John H. Clarke, Dictionary of Homeopathic Materia Medica (more…)