A SYNOPSIS OF HOMOEOPATHIC PHILOSOPHY

Feeling the necessity of having in a concise and accessible from the various sub-laws and rules of homoeopathy, I recently prepared for my own use the following arrangement of them. Dr.kent very kindly revised the manuscript and made a number of valuable additions, and also suggested that it might be of service to others if published in the journal.

VALUE OF SYMPTOMS IN THE SELECTION OF THE REMEDY

Theoretically, we endeavor to find a remedy whose symptoms correspond exactly as regards both character and intensity to those experienced by the patient. This can rarely, if ever, be done; and in chronic cases, at any rate, we have, as a rule, to make a selection from amongst the mass of symptoms, and to base the selection of the remedy mainly upon these.

Remedy Selection

The basis of successful selection of the similar remedy is a clear picture of the patient and a comprehensive knowledge of the materia medica. Detailed by Gibson Miller in his book Elements of medicine….

Small dose and potencies

Importance of Small dose and potencies in Homeopathic prescription and science behind it along with views of various stalwarts have been written by Gibson Miller in Elements of Medicine….

Administration of the Remedy

Discussion on how to Administration of the Remedy employ the remedy when selected. This involves such matters as the size of the dose, the frequency of repetition and the most suitable potency….

Basic Principles

In the introduction of Elements of Homeopathy, D.M.Gibson explained the Basic Principles of Homeopathy given by Hahnemann and wrote that Homoeopathic treatment is a much more specific and personal matter than mere routine prescribing by label….

Materia Medica

Once Hahnemann was convinced with the new principle of like cures like, he started working on preparation of new Materia Medica. How he made provings and brought out symptom and list them in our materia medica have been discussed here Gibson Miller….

Diagnosis

Importance of Diagnosis for homeopathic prescription and view of Robert Platt, A.Hughes and Hahnemann have been presented here by Gibson Miller in his book Elements of Homeopathy….

The Single Remedy

Importance of The Single Remedy in homeopathic prescription and Hahnemann’s view on this that materia medica provings were carried out with single drugs and not mixtures so the prescription should be have single medicine….

The Totality of the Symptoms

Totality of symptoms in chronic cases of illness. Symptoms right from childhood must be taken. If the symptoms has been perverted by other medication, picture before that treatment guide for the remedy….

The Selection of the Remedy

General Symptoms that represent the whole inner of the patient are very important for prescription. The intensity of the symptom in patient and in the remedy should be match….

Pathology

Knowledge of pathology which is often ignored by the homeopathic physician, is equally important of a successful prescribing, case management and in deciding where the patient needs surgical intervention….

Concomitant Symptoms

Concomitant are often confused with another set of symptoms that comes with a disease. Sometimes two or more set of symptoms appear at a time and mistakenly termed as concomitant. …

Homeopathic Aggravation

Homeopathy aggravation is only seen in few chronic case when the disease is incurable or there are tissue changes….

Acute Diseases

Discussion and advise on the prescription in acute diseases and acute exacerbation of chronic disease….

Chronic Diseases

Nature of chronic disease. Character of chronic disease. Miasm involved in chronic disease….

Potency

Dr. Gibson Miller’s advise on the selection of potency….

Idiosyncracy

Idiosyncrasy is a type of susceptibility. Susceptibility is the one that allow a sick man to react towards the homeopathic remedy….

Provings

Guidelines for administration of remedy during drug proving….

Psora

Discussion on psora miasm. A complete picture of disease is necessary to cure to chronic disease including past infections….

The Second Remedy

The Second Remedy. THE SECOND REMEDY
The first remedy having done all that it can, we must proceed to choose the second one. If the symptoms came in the order……

Syphilis

Discussion on the syphilis miasm. Instruction on remedy selection in syphilis active state and miasm….

Sycosis

Discussion on the acute and chronic expression of sycosis miasm….