Antiviral Activity of Homoeopathic Medicine Anagallis Arvensis on HPV: A Prospective Observational Study

G Senthil Kumaran, V Ananthamaruthi
2023 Zenodo  
Warts are generally small, fleshy, grainy, bumps and rough to touch and sprinkled with small black pinpoints, and clotted blood vessels. Warts are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and affect approximately 10% of the population. Homoeopathy is known for giving relief and curing Warts or Verrucae Vulgaris. Anagallis arvensis is a proven medicine which can be found in homoeopathic sourcebooks and repertories. This study was performed to ascertain the antiviral activity of Triterpene
more » ... , a phytochemical constituent of the Anagallis arvensis against HPV. A prospective uncontrolled observational study with purposive sampling was performed; the patients were selected from the outpatient department. A total of 30 cases, fulfilling the inclusion and exclusion criteria were clinically examined. The number of warts, size and type were recorded before and after the treatment with Anagallis arvensis was performed. The Paired T-test was applied and the change in the median Remission of warts was found to be statistically significant. The difference between the mean before and after treatment was 2.03 ± 0.97, with a P value (P < 0.001) on paired t-test which is highly significant, indicating the improvement of cases with the management of Anagallis arvensis.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.7500314 fatcat:ovhra6spojantnconef3fins6a