OCD Disappearing With Homeopathic Treatment-A Real Case Study

​This case study highlights the positive effect of homeopathy in OCD cases.
Luke is a 5 year old who had the most severe case of compulsive hand washing I had experienced. He was suffering from blisters on his hands from over washing and could not deal with dirt. What follows is an account of his homeopathic treatment.

Major Symptoms

  • Avoids messy objects/situations/food
  • Fear of germs and contamination
  • Compulsive thoughts to wash hands
  • Blisters from washing hands constantly
  • Does not like touching own nose or mouth 
  • Does not like going to the toilet
  • Tells others to wash their hands and gets anxious if they don’t
  • Bedwetting
  • Knee pain
  • Chronic constipation

Medication History

  • Completed NHS vaccine schedule
  • Big reaction to vaccine at 4 months – cried continuously for 4 hours
  • Multiple doses of Calpol for knee pain
  • Strong allergic reaction to Calpol at 4 years old
  • Multiple doses of  antibiotics for recurrent tonsillitis
  • Mother had antibiotics when 6 weeks pregnant, and was given some intravenously during labour 

Initial thoughts on the case

Luke clearly had a compromised immune system. This could have been due to genetic susceptibility, or result from continued suppression by antibiotics and/or painkillers. It may all have been compounded by the vaccine programme.

Luke had already been to a homeopath who prescribed Belladonna as a constitutional remedy. This resulted in a marked improvement in his well-being, however, it did not touch the OCD symptoms.

I decided that he needed to detox all of the drugs/vaccines from his system to alleviate his OCD symptoms.

First Prescription for a month:

One remedy plus lots of organ support remedies


Lots of diarrhoea initially and then it settled. ( This can be a positive sign of toxins leaving the body, or just something not related to homeopathy, like a normal tummy bug.)
Before the remedy he would go to the toilet every 2 or 3 days, now he goes once/twice a day.
One night fever.
Less aggressive, more happy and content.

Second Prescription for a fortnight:

Antibiotic Detox prescription


Attitude to OCD has changed. “More of a joke now”, less anxiety.
Chicken Pox came 3 days after the remedy along with a fever.
Temperature was not suppressed with Calpol but allowed to take its course and “burn off” whatever the fever had to fight. (Homeopathic fever remedies were provided to ease fever symptoms.)
Stopped bedwetting.
Behaviour had become more “childlike” instead of “grown up” which is a big change for him.

Third Prescription for a fortnight:

Antibiotic Detox prescription


Not aware of feet being dirty.
Can now put his finger into his baby sister’s mouth without anxiety.
Doesn’t get upset about mucus.
Far less anxiety about decision making.

Fourth Prescription for a month:

Remedies to match remaining symptoms


Parents do not think the OCD behaviour is a concern at all anymore.
They are more concerned about other behaviours that have now surfaced, or have more prominence than before, such as fear of dogs, anxiety in crowds and meeting new people.
Knee pain better.

Fifth Prescription for a month:

One remedy


Much better with dogs and cats now.
Does not get too afraid of crowds now and is OK with new people.

Sixth Prescription:

As an acute case:
Merc 30c then Hepar Sulph 30c then Sulph 30c finished off the acute bout of tonsillitis.


In my opinion the antibiotics had some role to play in Luke’s OCD. Luke is now on a program to detox the vaccines he received as a baby in order to restore his immune system so that he does not continue to endure the recurrent tonsillitis. Allowing the fever to develop allowed Luke to heal in a few days rather than resorting to suppressing the illness with Calpol, thus prolonging the fever and its symptoms, inevitably leading to antibiotics. (I will discuss fevers in another post.)

Using homeopathy to deal with his OCD instead of using NHS drugs meant that Luke was able to heal the root of the problem rather than dealing with just the symptoms, whilst also having to deal with extra side effects of the drugs alongside it.

Homeopathy is natural, tastes nice, has no side effects, and encourages the body to heal itself without having to rely upon daily tablets.

Luke was my patient via Skype.

Total time of treatment: 5 months

Affordable and effective treatment for OCD symptoms.

I welcome any comments or questions about this case study.

If you are interested in contacting me about treatment for OCD/autism/ADHD symptoms or any other issues please click here.

Rita Robinson, October 2015

“Rita has been a lifesaver for my family. She has helped our son tremendously. Before we met Rita, my 5 year old was suffering with anxiety and OCD. It was so bad to the point it was affecting our family life. We couldn’t even get out of the house as it was causing him a lot of suffering. She was extremely supportive and patient from day one, as our journey was quite difficult. She recommended detox from medication and vaccines and this has brought up lots of old issues to the surface. It took a while to see him get better but the results are amazing. He is a different boy now, enjoying his childhood. Our son loves Rita. He enjoys talking to her every time and he tells everyone about her and how much she has helped. It is a pleasure to work with her. She’s always there for us when we need her and that’s so reassuring. We cannot recommend her enough.”

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