Homeopathy Papers

The Study of Blockages in Homeopathy

Last modified on August 17th, 2011

A brief discussion of the various blockages to homeopathic treatment.

A blockage is a situation or condition which prevents the full development or movement of vital energy. When there is a blockage or obstacle to healing, two important effects are:

1) The patient’s simillimum does not function or does so to some extent, therefore the Law of Healing is not fulfilled.

2) It is very difficult to extract the patient’s symptoms, meaning they have reached a point of no return or are wedged.

In both cases, we should utilize further methods that specifically suit the condition of the patient before classifying him as incurable.

The blockages are classified as follows:

A) Constitutional blockage.

B) Acquired or circumstantial blockage.

C) Blockage by suppression or surgery.

D) Iatrogenic blockage.

A) Constitutional blockage These are “hereditary” and due to the parent’s miasm. Syphilitic, sycotic or psoric conditions prevent the full development of one’s own constitution. Constitutional blockages were once treated by Paracelsus’ formula: Mercury-Sulphur, Natrum Muriaticum, also used as an alchemist’s method and rediscovered by Hahnemann, who modified it to: Mercury, Sulphur, Thuja [1]. Psora is defined as a morbid disposition in a purely functional dynamic state of defense activity, without structural pathology.

On the contrary, syphilis and sycosis go beyond the functional to the structural, where they make an injury and fix it in an organ – from the most external, which is the skin to the most profound and vital, which is the mind. Hahnemann prescribed Sulphur to remove the psoric reactivation, if the patient did not respond to the well chosen remedy, or when the remedy was unclear, or to desensitize the patient, or to achieve a therapeutic and prophylactic effect.

Mercury was used in the syphilitic constitutions and Thuja for sycosis. The goal was to create a clean terrain [2].

Currently, other remedies are used as drainage for the hydrogenoid constitution such as:

Animal Origin: sepia, lachesis, castor aquarum, castoreum, bufo rana, aranea diadema.

Plant Origin: chelidonium, euphorbia, thuja, staphysagria, dulcamara, sabina, sempervivum tectorum ( drainage of cancerous or precancerous conditions by Nebel) anagallis, anacardium occidentalis, nux-moschata, rhus toxicodendrum, ranunculus bulbosus, rhododendrum.

In children with an oxygenic temperament, we use: Thuja or Natrum mur, which are originators of warts in childhood.

Mineral origin: nitric acidum (painful adenoids), cinnabaris, phosphoric acid, picric acid, fluoric acid, magnesia sulfurica, natrum carbonicum complemented by natrum muriaticum and antimonium crudum complemented by calcarea carbonica, natrum sulphuricum, petroleum, silicea, causticum and graphites. [4]

Nosodes are very useful and an excellent therapeutic resource, although they should never be used in a mechanistic manner. One must consider medorrhinum for the blennorrhagic antecedent, consider malandrinum and syphillinum for family alcoholism and syphilinum, psorinum and tuberculinum for any tuberculosis antecedent and carcinosinum if a family history of cancer exists. After the nosodes, the constitutional remedy is prescribed[2].

B) Acquired or circumstantial blockage. In the treatment of acute and chronic diseases, we see in everyday practice patients who do not show characteristic symptoms on which to base the simillimum, which corresponds to the patient as a whole. Those cases are described by Hahnemann as defective diseases, in which the characteristics of the current condition hide the constitutional symptoms.

The current condition may be the result of emotional trauma, physical injuries or drug intoxication (anxiolytics, corticosteroids, antibiotics, vaccines, etc.) or of wrongly prescribed homeopathic remedies. In this case it is not feasible to distinguish the true symptoms of the constitutional chronic illness because of an extremely acute energy imbalance (psoric crisis) which does not allow the recovery of internal homeostasis, resulting in significant energy loss finally leading to sycotic or syphilitic destruction. [2].

“In dealing with love conflicts or deception think of: am-c, ant-c, AUR, bell, bufo, calc-p, Caust, CIMIC, coff, with, dig, Payable, hell, Hyos, IGN, IGN, kali-c, lach, merc, NAT-M, nux-m, nux-v, PH-AC, phos, sep, STAPH, stram, sulph, Tarant, til, Veratrum

“In a deceived friendship think of: ign, mag-c, mag-m, nux-v, ph-ac, sil, sulph.

“In economic failure think of: Ambr, arn, aur, calc, CIMIC, Place, with, dig, ign, kali-br, lach, nat-m, nux-v, ph-ac, Puls, rhust-t, sep, stann , staph, sulph, Veratrum

In unrelieved bereavement: aur-m, caust, places, IGN, mur-ac, gels, nat-m, ph-ac, plat, staph, sulph. “In the repercussion of accidents or injuries: bell, cic, Glon, Hyperic, mag-c, NAT-S, staph, sul-ac. “For vaccines: ars, sil, Thuja [3] [5]

C) Blockage by suppression or surgery. After the ablation of organs, including the extraction of teeth, it is very difficult to maintain a sense of balance. If we ignore the vital force and only eliminate symptomatic organs, Hering’s Law of Cure is not properly observed. This will create physical, mental and emotional suffering.

D) Iatrogenic blockage -Such blockages can be created by:

Repetition of the same medicine too often. Changing the remedy too soon, etc.

The purpose of the first prescription is to put the vital energy into action, in order to obtain balance and a positive change in the patient’s attitude. It should overcome the negative mental factors, hatred, resentment, aggression, fear, anxiety, distress, etc. These factors block or interfere with energy flow, preventing true healing. If the energy flow is interfered with, then irreparable damage may occur. This happens when the physician does not wait the necessary amount of time, or the second prescription is not correct or timely. In these cases it is possible to resume, wait for original symptoms, then move on to higher potencies prescribing [2].

In conclusion, the patient presents himself for treatment of a single organ, not understanding the holistic nature of the biological process. For the practitioner, it is necessary to understand the different manifestations of disease on all levels, because the patient as a trimiasmic entity, whose adaptative mechanisms to the environment have failed.

References:

[1] ORGANON OF THE ART OF HEALING – S. Hahnemann. 6 th edition.

[2] HOMEOPATHY – Paschero, Paul Thomas. Edit. El Ateneo. 5 ° Edition 1991

[3] PSYCHISM AND Homeopathy – Gallavardin, Jean-Pierre. B. Jain Publ. 1997

[4] Treaty of homeopathic medicine – Eizayaga, Francisco J. Ed. 1981 Marcel

[5] MODERN REPERTORY OF KENT AND SUMMARY

About the author

Guillermo Enrique Tesone

Guillermo Enrique Tesone

Dr. Guillermo Enrique Tesone was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina where he graduated from medical school with training in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Homeopathy. Dr. Tesone studied at Universidad de Buenos Aires, graduating in 1981. He subsequently worked as a medical intern in the Pediatrics and Neonatology department in Hospital Pirovano ('82- '87). He went on to specialize in Pediatrics and is currently working with young burn victims in a Burn Center "“ Hospital del Quemado.
Seeking more effective treatments for his patients led him to study and researc many alternative modalities in Homeopathy, particularly, Pyscho-Homeopathy. As a result, in 1987 he became a certified practitioner of Homeopathy and since then has treated many patients with great success in his private practice.

5 Comments

  • I am really thankful to Dr.Guillermo Enrique Tesone for this wonderful article. It is is very rare I have come across an article on Blockage for the first time. Hope it will hep others to like me. Thank you for sharing.

  • This work of Dr Tesone is wonderfull .I can learn and study the causes of ”Blokages” and the method for cure whit success.

  • DEAR DR TESONE
    HOMEOPATHY IS A VERY VERY TOUGH SCIENCE. IT HAS A LEAST SIDE EFFECT. MAY BE AGGRAVATION FOR SOME TIME BUT THAT ALSO SUBSIDES GRADUALLY AND PERHAPS IT IS FOR THIS REASONS THAT ALL MEDICINES ARE TRIED ON MEN/WOMEN. YOU HAVE GIVEN IN DETAIS THE VARIOUS BLOCKAGES IN TREATMENT. PREVIOUSLY BLOCKAGE WERE STATED TO BE MANY SUCH AS ONE SHOULD NOT TAKE TEA, SMOKE, DRINK, EAT ONION OR GARLIC OR HEENG,PAN,SUPARI,MIRCH,MASALA OR FRAGRANCE OF ANY TYPE ETC ETC. BUT NOW IT IS CONFIRMED THAT IF THE MEDICINE IS CORRECT, IT MUST WORK. THE RESTRICTIONS ARE NOW ONLY CAMPHOR AND COFFEE TO BE AVOIDED ATLEAST FOR SOMETIME SAY HALF AN HOUR BEFORE AND AFTER MEAL. MANY PEOPLE WOULD NOT COME FOR HOMEOPATHIC TREATMENT DUE TO VARIOUS STATED BLOCKAGES OR RESTRICTIONS.
    IN MY PRACTICE I HAVE FOUND THAT YOU MAY CURE A PATIENT BUT IF THE SAME PATIOENT DOES NOT REMOVE THE CAUSE OF HIS DISEASE FOR EXAMPLE HE SUFFERS BECAUSE OF EATINNG SWEETS, BUT AFTER CURE HE DOES NOT LEAVE SWEETS, HE IS AGAIN LIKELY TO SUFFER. TO AVOID THE CAUSE OF DISEASE IN THE HAND OF PATIENT AND I HAVE ALSO SEEN IF THE SAME PATIENT COMES SECOND TIME WITH THE SAME DISEASE, IT IS VERY POSSIBLE THAT THIS TIME THE SAME MEDICINE MAY NOT CURE HIM AND SECOND TIME AND SOME OTHER MEDICINE IS REQUIRED TO BE PRESCRIBED THOUGH PREVIOUSLY HE HAS BEEN GIVEN MIASMATIC OR CONSTITUTIONAL MEDICINE ALONG WITH THE INDICATED ONE. PERHAPS THE MAN HAS BECUME IMMEMUNE TO THE EARLIER MEDICINE. I WANT TO BE ENLIGHTENED.
    THANKS
    DR SHEKHAR

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *