Ear Infections (Middle Ear)
Studied Homeopathic Remedies
- Aconitum napellus
- Ferrum phosphoricum
Scientific Evaluations of Homeopathic Remedies for Middle Ear Infections
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- Reviewer: EBSCO CAM Review Board
- Review Date: 08/2013 -
- Update Date: 08/22/2013 -
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