Is Lyssinum an accepted treatment? As the Naturopath gave rabid dog saliva to a growling 4-year old child

A preschooler had been identified with different behavioral problems and was given a rabid dog's saliva by a Canadian Naturopath.


The use of Rabid dog's saliva also known as the Lyssinum or Lyssin has rose to a debate as rabies that causes inflammation in human and animal's brain, is Cleary a fatal illness. 

Many clinicians are castigating the risk of treating behavior of a 4-year old by a homeopathic remedy, which may lead to a deadly disease.


Canadian Naturopath, Anke Zimmerman said, while writing on her blog that she has examined a 4-year old with certain problems in behavior and sleeping as she wrote," His preschool is complaining that he hides under tables and growls at people."



" Within a minute or two of giving him the remedy Jonah smiles at me very broadly and beautifully, as if all the had gone on." Further she described. Zimmerman was confident about the use of her homeopathic remedy as she wrote," We said our goodbyes, and I felt a warm feeling of hope for this boy." 


But, physicians have shown concerned with the dangers of using it as the Columbia health officer Bonnie Henry explained Lyssin's dark possibilities to the Washington Post. As she said, "There is no evidence that I am aware of that shows Lyssin has any therapeutic benefit." Moreover, she said, “More importantly, I am concerned that if a product did actually contain what is suggested, saliva from a rabid dog, that would put the patient at risk of contracting rabies, a serious, fatal illness.” 


Use and approval of such homeopathic treatments are still controversial as the risk factors are much more than the health benefits they can do. 


Is Lyssinum an accepted treatment? As the Naturopath gave rabid dog saliva to a growling 4-year old child

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