Agro Homeopathy

The Plant Doctors November 2013


Our plant doctors, Mark Moodie and Dr. Iftikhar Waris answer questions on plant health. November 2013.

Dear Plant Doctor,

I was following the Plant Doctor and very much interested to develop this science for Oil Palm Cultivation. May I request any of your suggestions on Oil Palm nutrition and plant protection?


G.S Kumar


Plant Doctors:  You can use following remedies as boosters & shields against disease.  Start an up- to- down interval of 7 days.  After one cycle repeat again and again.


1-Bacillinum / 200

2-Medorrhinum/ 200

3- Calcarea Carb /200

4- Syphilinum  200 Sulphur/ 200

6- Kali Phos 3DH



Dear Dr. Mark,

The olive groves of my province, Salento (the heel of Italy), are brutally hit by a bacteria killer xylella fastidiosa, otherwise known as Pierce’s disease, already known in Canada for attacking the screws and for which there is no known cure (at the moment).The bacterium is propagated, probably via the bites of a Cicadellidae and leads to the death of the plant. In Salento are the oldest trees in Europe, more than 2000 years old, and these wonderful sentinels are just olive trees. The infection spreads very quickly and the most infected area extends to 8,000 hectares. I’m talking about the death of an entire territory as the Ministry of Agriculture.  I urge your help, I send you some pictures of my biological father of the olive, to a lesser extent affected by the bacteria but that is in one of the worst affected areas.

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Thank you,



Plant Doctors : 

Hi Stefania,

You can use Ichthyolum 200c after every 15 days.



Dear Plant Doctors,

I have a 7 year old Avocado tree, Stewart variety. This cultivar is frequently sold at local nurseries, as it is one of the most frost tolerant varieties for my climate (USDA 9/Sunset 14).  Although this tree is vigorous (approx. 12 feet tall) with glossy full foliage and appears healthy in all respects, and I fertilize on schedule, I have yet to get a single fruit.  I have not seen flowers on it the last two winters. Research indicated this variety does not fruit well in my climate…not warm enough in the winter for good flower production or reliable fruit set.  I hate to give up on this tree, could a remedy help?

Thank you!

Claire Green

Santa Rosa, CA      


Dear Claire,

You can alternately spraying Natrum Muriaticum 30 and Viburnum op. 3D after 7 days.




Dear Sir,

I would like to know the quantity of medicine or mixture required per plant or specified area. The vegetables are bitterguard, snake guard, tomato etc. and rubber and arecanut trees. In rubber trees, the leaves are shed due to fungus attacks during heavy rain.  Sprouting of fresh leaves are affected by mildew. Leaf fall is seen controlled a little by Silicea, but not effective. I applied Silicea mixture at the rate of 100 liters per acre (43500sq feet) containing 200 trees. Please advise regarding medicine and quantity.

Farook Shafi


Dear Farook,

You can alternately spray Mezerum 200 and Secale cor 30c after 7 days.


Dear Mark and Dr.Waris

We have a problem with slugs in our vegetablegarden.I mean hundreds of them.At first helix tosta 30 worked well, but now it doesn’t anymore.What can we do?

Thank you for your advice.

Henk Gerbrands  –  Netherlands


Plant Doctors:

Dear Henk,

You can use following medicines with the interval of 7 days.

Sabadilla 200C

Chelone Glabra 200C

Cina  200C




Is there a remedy for acidic soil? I am using a small plot at a chicken farm. The soil is clay. I have been adding compost and am slowly changing it. There is moss covering a lot of the soil. Is that indicative of acidity? The growth of vegetables is very slow and poor germination with poor development of fruit (although tomatoes do well).




Plant Doctors:

Dear Chana,

You can use the following Medicines

1- Calc Phosphorus 200C

2- Capsicum 200C

3-Staphysagria 200c



Hi Mark,

I have grown a red pomegranate plant in a pot on my balcony and it has grown approx 2 1/2 ft.  What is the homeopathic booster for it, and will it yield fruits? The stems are quite thin.

Aspy  – Pune, Maharashtra, India


Plant Doctors:

Dear Aspy,

You can use Radium Brom 200 for this purpose.



Dear Plant Doctor,

All our plants have been affected by whiteflies. Please can you let me know which remedy to use?

Bijal Jivan


Plant Doctors :

Dear Bijal,

You can use Antimonium Tartaricum 1M for this purpose.


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About the author

Mark Moodie

For 25 years Mark Moodie has been fascinated by holistic approaches to tending the land. He hosts the website Considera which provides a growing M.M and Repertory for plants and discusses resources for biodynamics and Agrohomeopathy The website allows the world community to contribute their experiences in planting. He has also published books by V.D. Kaviraj and other cutting edge thinkers through Mark Moodie Publications . Mark Moodie lives in the Forest of Dean as a satellite / parasite of Oaklands Park Camphill Community. He is co-inventor of the ES4 and AirFlush water-saving sanitaryware. He would like to bring scientific rigor to the study of the spirit.

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