Staff Correspondent

HUBLI: A Hubli-based homoeopath has come out with a medicine that he claims gives immediate relief to people with chikungunya.

Addressing presspersons here on Wednesday, homoeopath T.S. Mohankumar said the homoeopathic medicine "Chammomilla" was found to be very effective in treating chikungunya patients. "Ledum Pal" proved to be a good preventive medicine.

Clinical trials were conducted at Mohan Homoeo Clinic in Hubli and Bhartesh Homoeopathic College and Hospital in Belgaum under the guidance of Mahesh Raikar, T. Mohan Rao, S.M. Angadi and R.Y. Nadaf.