Pica – Desire to eat unusual substance
Some kids eat sand, chalk, clay, paint, powder, cigarette ashes, paper, ice, pencil lead, burnt matches and other non edible things.
They have much craving to eat nonfood items. This eating disorder is called Pica. “Pica is seen in all the ages particularly in pregnant women, small children and those with developmental disabilities and mental retardation
Homeopathic treatment for Pica
Treatment of pica syndrome depends on the type of substance person has craving for.
Different cases require different perspective for treatment of the syndrome. There are many Homeopathic medicines which have a promising scope in combating with this disorder. Hence in many children homeopathy significantly reduces craving for unusual food in 15 days to month. Continual treatment helps in quitting this habit completely.