Archive for category Homeopathic Philosophy

Declaring a Truce With Our Microbiological Frenemies

immune systemWith thanks to Matthew Swayne

at Penn State University¬†28th March 2013, and the American Society for Microbiology¬†Eric T. Harvill¬†26th March 2013 (who have finally begun to understand what homeopathy has been trying to tell science for over 200 years!): Read the rest of this entry »

Previous Research in the Relationsips of Remedies

researchCOMPARISONS TO OTHER DISCIPLINES

This section will attempt to survey the question of the relationships of remedies, with an attempt to come to a working hypothesis.

Starting with a definition of ‘relationship’ from a dictionary, I will firstly look at the allopathic attempts to relate their drugs, and to look at their concepts of disease. Read the rest of this entry »

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Modern Philosophophy of the Relationship of Remedies

modernHahnemann warned us about using the Doctrine of Signatures to determine a causal relationship between the substance and the remedy (1). He was ridiculing the false pictures of the medicinal effects of remedies previously obtained this way and advocating the practice of proving a remedy to find its exact medicinal action. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Alchemists

alchemyThe Philosopher’s Stone, the Hermetic androgene or pure energy? The elixir vitae, aqua vita or vital force is a concept familiar to homeopaths, a sexless concept, a god/dess head which has had so many names throughout the ages, it is now quite difficult to grasp the concept behind it all. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Chemistry of Health and Disease

diseaseDevelopments in chemical analysis over the last few decades has opened up the molecular world to us in exquisite detail. Read the rest of this entry »

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The World Around Us

worldSo now we come to the geochemistry of the Earth and the biochemistry of the living things upon it.

Since the 19th century, chemistry had advanced sufficiently for detailed analysis to begin in earnest. Of course, our ancestors have delved deep into the Earth since the dawn of time, emerging with flints, shells, precious metals, gems and minerals, red ochre, white chalk and black charcoal. These were the original paints, the original decorations and the earliest commerce. Read the rest of this entry »

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A History of Chemistry for the homeopath

history of chemistryI wasn’t studying homeopathy for very long before I realised I had to learn a bit of chemistry! I was frustrated that I kept coming to the end of my knowledge. Unfortunately, they didn’t teach chemistry to Secondary Modern schoolchildren. They never taught us any of our history either, see the history blogs! Read the rest of this entry »

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Potency, Dilution, Succussion and the Minimum Dose

potencyHomeopathic remedies are transformed from the material form by dilution, succussion and potency. Potency can be high or low – or in between! Read the rest of this entry »

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Miasms

miasmHippocrates first coined this term, which basically means taint or fault. Today it is defined as “a noxious substance from an imponderable origin.” Read the rest of this entry »

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The Law of Cure

law of cureConstantine Hering founded this Law of Cure, which homeopaths use to negotiate around symptoms to determine how healthy or how ill the person actually is. We can use this law to monitor the healing process. It is in effect a route map back to health and an explaination of the course of the original dis-ease. Read the rest of this entry »

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