One of the Cases That Moved Me

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Written by Alan V. Schmukler

Editorial – April 2017

We have some excellent cases this month, all worthy of praise. I enjoy all manner of cases, the simple and the complex. I particularly appreciate those that didn’t move in a linear fashion, where the homeopath shares his or her struggle, doubts and mistakes.

Now and then I find a case which especially uplifts me. It could be a healing, of someone “incurable”, or one that required very special skills. Sometimes I’m stirred by the sheer determination of a homeopath in restoring a patient to health. One of our cases this month met all those criteria, and yet was managed by a woman who started out as an amateur.

Homeopath Saideh Kerscher-Nasirbeygi was born in Iran and now lives and works in Germany. Two years after her son Armin was born, he was diagnosed with Kanner Syndrome (autism) and withdrew into that dark solitary world. At that time, she was a layperson and a loving mother with no medical training.  With her intense determination to rescue him, she started studying nutrition, orthomolecular medicine and eventually homeopathy.  She learned and experimented, failed and tried again and again. While still a novice in all these fields, she used her intellect, observations, intuition and passion to find answers, solve mysteries and eventually, bring her son back into the light. Read her full case in this issue, and be sure to read the other insightful and beautifully worked cases.

In this issue:

Interview:  Esteemed Homeopath Misha Norland, founder of The School of Homeopathy, UK, is interviewed by Vatsala and Ehud Sperling. Misha helped start The Society of Homeopaths and was head of Homeopathic Research at the first UK homeopathic college.

Western College of Homoeopathic Medicine presents three cases and three articles. Western College was founded in 2009, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, by Homeopath Linda Miller and Naturopath Dr. Tevna Tayler.  Students participate in live and video cases for all four years. WCHM grounds students in the classics and also teaches the newer approaches.

A case of Fumaria Officinalis  – Linda Miller

A case of Sequoia – Donna Powers

A Case of Railway Spine – Lindsey Pascoe

A Shameeah Ceremony – Triturating Syrian Rue – Roland Guenther

Trituration – A Journey of Self Disovery –Richia Bhatia

The New Kid on the Block – WCHM programs, methods and goals – Linda Miller



Tidbits – Elaine Lewis

The Cause of All Diseases – Baron Clemens Maria Franz von Boenninghausen

Does the Vital Force Make Mistakes?  – Louise Barton

Australia’s National Health and Medical Research Council Misled Scientists and the Public about Homeopathy

Remedy for Lost Travelers – A short story –  Vatsala Sperling

Mineral Kingdom: Exploring the First and Second Row – Dinesh Chauhan / Devang Shah –with cases

Proving Symptoms of Salix Fragilis – Dr. Marisa Laguna

Suppression or Retention of Urine –  Dr. Erastus Edgerton Marcy

Vithoulkas Compass Repertory – Dr. Dhiman Roy

The Nature of a Healing Reaction  – Allyson McQuinn

A Dream Proving of Welsitschia Mirabilis – Marijke Creveld

Serpent Mythology and Oxytocin: Psora Unmasked – Patricia Hatherly

Core concepts of Dr. M. Elizalde with a Case of Plumbum – Dr. Simonne Marie Luc Fayeton

TIPS & SECRETS – Alan V. Schmukler

Sarsaparilla – Dr. Bhanu Sharma



A case of autism in a boy of 24 months  – Saideh Kerscher- Nasirbeygi

A damaged kidney recovered – Dr. Azizur Rahman

Autism in a three year old boy  – Ann Fallows

Surgery vs Homeopathy –  Valvular defects in 3 month old girl  – Dr.Vinit Monga

Autism in a boy of 11 –  Daniela Karsten

A case of Hematuria   – Drs. Ashim Kumar Das and Abhijit Dutta

A Cases of PCOS  –  Inglefleur Spreij

Temper Tantrums in a girl of 8 –  Keith Avedissian

Alopecia Areata in a girl of 6 – Dr. Muhammad A.Sandhu

A case of Lumbar Spondylosis  – Dr. Seema Rai

A case of Recto- Vaginal Fistula  – Dr. Ranjini Venkatanathan

Itching skin and knee pain in a woman of 72 – Dr. Neha Breja

Genetic Simillimum – Corns – Drs. Nisanth and Smita Nambison



Ask the Holistic VetDr. Deva Khalsa, holistic veterinarian answers veterinary questions from readers. Send your questions to [email protected]

Book Reviews

The Fibonacci Potencies – The Famous Final Words…for Now- by Dr. Joe Rozencwajg, NMD is reviewed by Rochelle Marsden

Survival – The Reptile by Dr. Rajan Sankaran is reviewed by Laura Sholtz.

Ask the Plant Doctor  Agrohomeopath Radko Tichavsky answers readers’ questions about houseplants and crops. Send your questions to: [email protected]


Homeopathic Remedies in Lower Back Pain – Drs. Purnendu Ash and Pawan Sharma

QUIZ – Elaine Lewis – Sharpen your skills with this monthly quiz from Elaine Lewis. Also, see “Revisiting” to learn the answer to last month’s quiz.

There’s more! Remember to see the new Cartoon and Crossword puzzle. Get Involved!  Send your questions and comments, cases, articles, book reviews and interviews to: [email protected]

About the author

Alan V. Schmukler

Alan V. Schmukler is a homeopath, Chief Editor of Homeopathy for Everyone and author of ”Homeopathy An A to Z Home Handbook”, (also in French, German, Greek, Polish and Portuguese). He is Hpathy’s resident cartoonist and also produces Hpathy’s Tips & Secrets column and homeopathy Crossword puzzles each month. Alan is a recipient of the National Center for Homeopathy Martha Oelman Community Service Award. Visit Alan at his website: Here.

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