thereafter due to social problems. Her father told that
they do not educate girls much in their community. She
had fear of quarrels. She was timid hence avoided quarrel
every time. Had anger rarely. She was very submissive
and obeyed her parents. She will even listen to her younger
brother. She wept easily at slightest scolding from parents
or teachers in the school.
The case was analysed with Synthesis Repertory The Sum
of Symptoms method (sorted with degree) was used for analysis.
The rubrics considered for repertorisation were:
(1) Ear: Discahrges,
(2) Nose: Ulcers
(3) Generals: Food and Drinks, sour food, acids, desire
(4) Generals: Food and Drinks, spices, desire
(5) Generals: Food and Drinks, sweets, aversion
(6) Generals: Food and Drinks, fat, aggravation
(7) Mind: Cowardice
(8) Mind: Weeping, easily
(9) Mind: Yielding disposition
Pulsatilla got a totality of 20 marks and is present
in all the nine rubrics. The remedy of choice here was
Pulsatilla, which is also a hot remedy.
First prescription 01-01-2004
Pulsatilla 1M single dose followed by placebo for 7 days.
Follow up 1 09-01-2004
Pustular ear discharge much reduced but persists
No pain in ears
Acne were better, but recurred since 3 days.
Right nostril boil totally gone.
Now headache or acidity.
Pulsatilla 1 M Single dose was repeated followed by placebo
for 7 days.
Follow up 2 17-01-2004
Ear discharge much reduced
No pain in ears.
No eruptions on face
No acidity no headache
Pulsatilla 1M Single dose was repeated followed by place
bo for 7 days.
Follow up 3 30-01-2004
Acne recurred 2 days.
No discharge, no pain in ears.
Now c/o pain in both lower extremities below knee joints.
Only placebo was given for 7 days.
After receiving Pulsatilla this patient did
not have any episode of Otitis Media. Even in cold, damp
weather of July – August she was absolutely fine in
her ear complaints. Pulsatilla worked there as a constitutional
remedy and removed the “Tendency” of having
recurrent episodes of Suppurative Otitis Media. This is
one of the surgical conditions where conventional line of
treatment has a very limited scope with regard to long term
relief from the complaints. But this is a rather simple
and easy case to treat with homoeopathic constitutional
This patient still comes to me off and on
for her acne. Acne in its severity are much more less than