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On 13th Sept 1989, a boy Master R, 7 years of age and recently recovered from jaundice, came with –
Excessive Debility ; Poor appetite; Sleepiness; Mild pain in forehead.
Weakness after jaundice in the repertory has – ferr-pic, pic-ac, tarax.
Picric acid was selected from this was given twice a day for 10 days without any relief.
A reference to “Sequelae” by Dr Sastry specifically mentions picric acid in 3rd potency.
So picric acid 3rd potency was prepared and was given three times daily. In two days there was a remarkable change and the boy had normal health thereafter.
Published in National Journal of Homoeopathy - vol 2, no 3, May - June 1993.
P.S - Picric acid is bright yellow in color having an intensely bitter taste. If used without precautions, it is explosive and stains skin yellowish. (Doctrine of
I prepared the medicine without precautions and had to bear its consequence of yellow stained hands and had to eat for a week with spoon only, such was the bitter taste of it from the stained skin too.
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