Homeopathic Treatment of Influenza - Bird Flu Edition

Homeopathic Treatment of Influenza - Bird Flu Edition

  • Sandra J. Perko PhD CCN


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Surviving Influenza Epidemics and Pandemics Past, Present and Future with Homeopathy

A must-have book for practitioners and home prescribers treating an increasingly serious health threat.

456 pp pb




Concerned virologists have been expecting the appearance of a virulent Influenza strain that may well rival the great 1918-1919 Spanish Flu epidemic which swept the globe in only a matter of months and left from 20 to 50 million people dead in one of the most horrific medical crisis to ever strike the earth.

Since that dreadful pandemic, scientists at the Center for Disease Control, in cooperation with the World Health Organization and the Defense Department have been carefully monitoring both SARS and influenza in anticipation of mutated disease strains which would be capable of causing a world-wide epidemic equal to, or worse than, the infamous 1918 Spanish Flu.

The world barely missed just such a dreadful pandemic in 1997 when six people in Hong Kong died from a strain of deadly influenza which had somehow passed directly from chickens to humans; a situation thought impossible up to that time.

The immediate destruction of millions of chickens prevented what virologists feared could have developed into a frightening world-wide influenza pandemic in the event that a single person happened to contract both the bird flu and a human strain of flu at the same time.

Should this occur, the disease might then mutate into a new influenza epidemic strain to which humans have no natural immunity. In the face of such a threat, what can be done?

Since 1997 scientists have worked diligently to develop a vaccine for the so-called Bird Flu. However, since the bird flu has again appeared throughout Asia, the World Health Organization reports that

"the search for a vaccine has been set back because the virus has mutated. The viral strain detected in Hong Kong in 1997 no longer can be used as the key to producing a vaccine."

If modern medical technology has no answers, does homeopathy have a proven successful historical record of dealing with such a world-wide emergency? Indeed it does!

Read how homeopathic doctors and hospitals the world over were able to successfully treat the deadly 1918 Spanish Flu when no other treatment was effective. There is absolutely no reason to doubt that it can do so again.


  • The most comprehensive homeopathic book available dealing with the treatment of influenza, pneumonia, other complications of influenza, the treatment of the common cold and all respiratory infections
  • A 98 page Quick Keynote Reference which will help speed the process of finding the indicated remedy in the shortest possible time by determining the most predominant system-symptoms in each case
  • Plus a 112 page detailed discussion of 68 homeopathic remedies — from Aconite to Veratrum album — which have been historically used in the treatment of influenza, common colds and bronchial infections
  • A fascinating 113 page account of the most destructive influenza pandemic in history and how homeopaths — in city after city, and country after country — were able to use this gentle, yet powerful medicine so effectively



Influenza Through the Ages
Ancient Beliefs
The Nature of Influenza
The Symptoms of Influenza
Symptom Variation of Epidemics
Standard Medical Treatment
Historical Influenza Epidemics and Pandemics
History of Pandemics
The Modem Era of Influenza
The Last Great Plague
The Origin of the Pandemic and
the First Wave Young Adults Hit Hardest
The Second Wave
The Third Wave
The Symptoms of the 1918-1919 Influenza
The Cause?
The Diagnosis
The Cure?
World Morbidity and Mortality
The United States of America Mortality
Estimates for the World Continents
Quarantine Actions Taken
by the United States Govemment
Doctors and Nurses
Famous People
What Did We Learn?
The Search for the Cause
of the Spanish Flu
The Real Cause is Discovered
Spanish Flu - One Virus or Many?
Influenza - The Ever-Changing Elusive Virus
Asian Flu-1957
HongKong Flu-1968
The Swine Flu
The Origin of the Virus.
Chicken Little - When the Sky is Really Falling
The Cross-Species Jump
What Has Allowed the Cross-Species Jump?
The Aspirin Connection
Influenza and Vaccinations
The Search for the Spanish Flu Virus
Alaska's "Lucy" and "The Boy"
The Allopathic War on Influenza
Homeopathy and Influenza
When it Happens Again


Homeopathic Remedies Used in the Treatment of Influenza
Symptom Characteristics of Influenza Incubation
- Early Prodromal State
- Onset
The Active Stage
General, Particular and Ominous Symptoms
Complications of Influenza
Pneumonia - Viral and Bacterial
Other Possible Complications of Influenza
Reye's and Gullain-Barre Syndrome
Myositis and Myocarditis Encephalitis
Lethargica and Croup Treatment
Recommendations for Influenza
Dietary Recommendations
The Benefits and Dangers of Fever
Characteristics, Classifications and Treatment
Herbs for Fever
Use of Herbal Tinctures and Dosage
Use of Hydrotherapy in Controlling Fever
The Use of Homeopathic Remedies in Influenza
Preventive Protocol

Homeopathic Quick Keynote Reference
Method, Dosage and Potency Selection
Remedies Noted for Sudden and for Gradual Onset
Fever Predominates - Keynotes
Chill Predominates - Keynotes
Respiratory Symptoms Predominate - Keynotes
Throat Symptoms Predominate - Keynotes
Nasal Symptoms Predominate - Keynotes
Eye Symptoms Predominate - Keynotes
Musculoskeletal Symptoms Predominate - Keynotes
Head and Face Symptoms Predominate - Keynotes
Gastrointestinal Symptoms Predominate - Keynotes
Mental/Emotional Symptoms Predominate - Keynotes
Genus Epidemicus
Influenza Remedy Differential Reference
112 page detailed discussion of Homeopathic remedies
from Aconite to Veratrum album
Complications of Influenza
- Pneumonia
- Delayed Convalescence
Homeopathic Pharmacies
- Remedy Sources
- References
-- Part I
-- Part II
-- Part III


Tracking The Bird Flu
Bird Flu in the United States
How Far Can This Virus Jump?
Possible Cause of the H5Nl Bird Flu
Signs and Symptoms
Incubation and Early Signs
The Common Flu Symptoms
Serious Signs to Watch for in Very Young Children
Progressively Serious Symptoms
Laboratory Findings
Immune System Support
Flu Vaccines
What About Antiviral Flu Drugs?
Is the World Ready for Another Influenza Pandemic?
Homeopathy and the Bird Flu
Method for Using the Quick Keynote Reference

Sandra Perko PhD CN

Sandra Perko has spent over 25 years as a Certified Clinical Nutritionist and Classical Homeopathic Practitioner. She was the Director, and senior staff instructor, at The South Texas Education Center for Homeopathy for 11 years.

She has served on the National Board of Directors of The International and American Association of Clinical Nutrition as well as a member of The National Clinical Nutritionist Scientific Council.

She is also the author of:

Homeopathy for the Modern Pregnant Woman and her Infant

The Homeopathic Therapeutic Subject Reference