Psora – The Fundamental Miasm

Chronic Miasms in Hahnemannian era

The enormous question in the homeopathy world asked is what are chronic miasms, how to capture them in a particular case in our every day practice and prescribing the remedy which will hit it. The basic miasm is the fundamental cause for the symptoms and signs elicited in a patient. Unless we know it we can’t make the totality of the symptoms of the disease and prescribing. Aphorism 7 in Organon of Medicine states, “Totality of the symptoms is this image of the immediate essence of the malady, inflected externally.” Hence the final selected remedy should meet the requirements of the totality and also the active miasm.

During Hahnemann’s time the term ‘Psora’ was used for almost all the skin troubles. Hahnemann defined Psora as “the oldest, most universal, most pernicious and yet that least known of chronic miasmatic disease, which has been deforming and torturing the nations for thousands of years.”

Psora - Miasms

Psora – The Miasm

Hahnemann’s greatest principle in the treatment of psora was that no skin eruption shall be removed by external remedies or applications. He realized that a skin eruption is not a local disease but a manifestation of an internal disorder. Over the period with advancement in science and technology we can state that psora represents much more than only skin eruption.

Psora miasm is carried from generation to generation increasing the susceptibility to a disease. The fundamental of Psoric miasm is hypersensitivity or deficiency / lack.

Some of the characteristics of Psora when in state of health are:
  • Quick to grasp what is taught
  • Concentration level is high
  • Always makes an attempt to improve after failure
  • Good photographic memory
  • Positive imagination and creative

During sickness you will find many PQRS symptoms since the sensitivity and susceptibility is high. Homeopathic remedy at this state when correctly prescribed combats the disease.

Person in psoric state suffers from anxiety, early stages of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disease), Involuntary urination (Enuresis), Selective mutism, and many more.

For a deeper understanding of Chronic miasms, read the book by J. H. Allen ‘Chronic Miasms And Pseudopsora’ available in Zomeo Homeopathic Software.

Whenever the psoric state is treated with suppressive line of treatment or due to any maintaining cause the psora slides into sycotic miasm or tubercular. The evolution from psora to sycotic phase comes with behavioural changes and different disease pattern. To have better understanding of Psoric miasm, watch the webinar on Unfolding the evolution of Miasm – Session 1 on Psora by Dr.Jawahar Shah. Dr. Shah is a renowned homeopathic physician practicing since more than 40 years. He has successfully treated more than 10,000 cases of various different conditions of all age groups.

He logistically explains Psora miasm right from birth to old age. The creative presentation makes it easy to understand the complex and mixed miasms in a person.

Few of the highlights of the webinar are:

  • Evolution of a Psoric child
  • Appearance
  • Emotional pattern
  • Intellect of a psoric person
  • Scholastic performance of a child
  • Sickness pattern
  • Evolution of psora to sycosis and tubercular miasm
  • Practical cases with predominant psora miasm

Watch the short video of webinar to grasp better!


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