THE FASCINATING WORLD OF INSECTA - homeopathy360

THE FASCINATING WORLD OF INSECTA

The invertebrate animal—–with out back bone Included in arthropods. The largest and most dominant group and includes about 80% of known animal species.
• Some foreign travellers like Fahiyan (the Chinese traveller, who visited India during the reign of Chandra gupta II) has discussed about the use of insects and its product as medicine.


There are 7 subgroups in group insecta:-

  1. HYMENOPTERA
  2. LEPIDOPTERA
  3. COLEOPTERA
  4. ORTHOPTERA
  5. HEMIPTERA
  6. DIPTERA
  7. SIPHONOPTERA

HYMNOPTERA

  • APIS MELLIFICA
  • APIUM VIRUS
  • FORMICA RUFA
  • VESPA CRABRO

HEMIPTERA

  • CHINOPODIUM GLAUCI APHIS
  • CIMEX ACANTHA
  • COCCUS CACTI
  • PEDICULUS CAPITIS
  • PEDICULUS COOTIS

COELOPTERA

  • CANTHARIS
  • COCCINELLA SEPTUM PUNCTATUM
  • DORPHYRA DECEMLINEATA
  • TRIATEMA

DIPTERA

  • CULEX MUSCA

SIPHONOPTERA

  • PULEX IRRITANS

LEPIDOPTERTA

  • BOMBYX CHRYSORRHEA
  • BOMBYX PROCESSIONEA

ORTHOPTERA

  • BLATTA AMERICANA
  • BLATTA ORIENTALIS

Characteristics:

Insects have various body shapes, usually segmented externally to varying degree. The segments are functionally modified and grouped into two or three
segments.
• Symmetry is bilateral, right and left halves are mirror images. Body develops into three germ layers. This makes arthropods triploblastic animals. Anterior body contains head which bears well developed sense organs, appendages joined and modified to perform various functions. All muscles are striated and capable
of rapid action. Blood is hemoecoele.


USES:
Commercial:

Honey bee(apis mel), Cantharides(cantharis vesicatoria), Silk worms , Pollinators, To destroy other injurious insects, Scavengers, Soil fertility, laboratory researches, food.


DEMERITS:

Destroys crops
• Spoils house hold articles
• Spreads diseases among plants and animals
• ANNOY MAN IN VARIOUS WAYS….; bee sing, mosquito bite etc.


CONSTITUTION

IRRITABLE, NERVOUS& PEEVISH, JEALOUS
TENAGE GIRLS
AWKWARDNESS,
TENDENCY TO DROP THINGS


THERMAL: HOT

SCTOFULOUS DIATHESIS


Sphere of action :

  • Gastro- intestinal
  • Male and female genito – urinary sphere
  • Respiratory system
  • Integumentary system

MENTAL GENERALS:

Irritable
Melancholic and forgetful
Peevish
Jealous
Awkwardness
Tendency to drop things
Drowsy
hypersensitiveness


COMPETITIVE: Ambitious hard working, work for the corporaton, striving, need to achieve goals for validation and material gain. Ambitious to do better , improve, get ahead, make something for their life.


COMPLEX: feels small, belittled, humiliated, feels as if people demean them and treat them like a dirt.


Teasing : cutting, stinging comments, gossip, irritating, harassing and over sensitive to environment. Restless, impatience, always in a hurry, fruitless activity.


CHARACTERISTIC PHYSICALS

Burning all over the body with internal
and external.


Apis: burning, stinging,
smarting, sharp, sore pain
nearly with excessive swelling
, > Cold application, <By heat,
slightest touch or pressure


Cantharis:
Raw, sore,
burning & a sharp lancinating
pain Warm
application


Formica rufa:
burning pain renewed
from cold washing.
Vespa crabro:
Burning > bathing
with vinegar. Cold
water applied
first > then <.


Doryphora:
Burning in mouth,
throat, stomach,
rectum and urinary
passages. open air
Over sensitiveness to all parts


Apis :
great sensitive to touch


Cantharis:
over sensitive
to external impression, the
slightest touch aggravates
the mental symptoms


Coccus cacti:
General
sensitiveness to touch and
pressure. Fauces are very
sensitive. Brushing teeth
causes cough.


Doryphora: complaints , by nothing


VESPA CRABRO
•erythema with intense itching > bathing
in vinegar, swelling macuole with burning
cold application first > then <


CANTHARIS
• ; sore and suppurating vesicular eruption,
with better by cold application


PEDICULOUS
• : miliary eruption inside of forearm and thigh


FEVER :

CIMEX: Chilliness of
whole body, pain in all
joints as if tendons
were too short, esp.
knee joint, thirst during
apyrexia, little during
chill , and less during
heat complete absence
on sweat.


APIS MEL:
intermittent fever
, chill at 3pm with
thirst, burning
heat with no
thirst


CANTHARIS:
Cold &
shivering. Thirst only
after shivering cold.
Perspiration especially on
hands, feet & genitals.
sweat smells of urine.
Pulse full, hard and rapid.


THEME OF INSECTA GROUP

Busy
active
restless
industrious
organised

JYOTHI S CHANDRAN
Author: JYOTHI S CHANDRAN

Graduated from Sarada Krishna Homoeopathic Medical College, Kulasekharam, Kanyakumari dist. and MD (Homoeopathic Materia Medica) from Father Muller Homoeopathic Medical College, Mangalore. Practising Homoeopathy Since 2013 at Trivandrum, Kerala. Contact no : 8547082891

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