Homoeopathy In Management of Alopecia Areata – A Narrative Review
(Advancements in Homeopathic Research, Vol. 8 No.1, February 2023-April 2023, Date of Publication 2023/02/01, Pages no. 58-63) ISSN : 2456-3668 (Print) // EISSN :2583-5661 (Online) DOI : 10.48165/ahr.2023.8.1.7
Yogeshwari Gupta1, Samridhi Sharma2
1Principal-Swasthya Kalyan Homoeopathic Medical College & Research Centre, Sitapura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Former Dean-Rajasthan Ayurveda University Jodhpur.
2MD (PGR)- Department of Practice of Medicine
SwasthyaKalyan Homoeopathic Medical College & Research Centre, Sitapura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.Corresponding Author:
SwasthyaKalyan Homoeopathic Medical College & Research Centre, Sitapura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
Background: Alopecia areata is a form of alopecia that affects hair follicles. It presents with round patch. Many treatments are available and this review highlights the usage of homoeopathy in treatment of alopecia areata.
Objective: The review was done to explore the strengths of homoeopathy in management of alopecia areata through online available evidences.
Methods: A search was made for homoeopathic management of Alopecia areata in PubMed, AYUSH Research Portal, Google Scholar, Google search engines was done to collect all relevant articles, reports, web pages published till October 2022. The term included was Alopecia homoeopathic treatment, Alopecia homoeopathy, Alopecia areata homoeopathy. Further literature review was also conducted & repertory was also searched.
Result: 16 studies were found and all are case reports except one.
Conclusion: At present available evidences for homoeopathic management of alopecia are very weak. Further studies are needed for strong evidences.
Keywords: Alopecia, Homoeopathy, Review, Alopecia areata, Google search
ISSN – 2456-3668 (P) * EISSN – 2583-5661 (O) * VOL. 8 NO. 1 February 2023-April 2023 (pp. 58-63) DOI :10.48165/ahr.2023.8.1.7