THE FURTHER IMPROVEMENT OF OUR MATERIA MEDICA

THE FURTHER IMPROVEMENT OF OUR MATERIA MEDICA. I HAVE been asked to speak to you on this occasion regarding the “Further Improvement of our Materia Medica.” The term “further” implies that some improvement has already taken place, from which, as a resting-point we may note progress and survey the ground yet beyond us. The reference is obviously to the Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesy, and upon this I would say a few words at the outset.

Homoeopathy – Its Nature and Origin

Small doses, then, speaking comparatively, is an essential element of the Homoeopathic method. But that such dosage should be what is known as infinitesimal that it should habitually deal with fractions from millionth upwards to this Homoeopathy does not compel either logically or practically….

Organon

All other medical systems had been based upon certain doctrines of life and disease: Hahnemann’s method was utterly independent of them. His whole argument might be conducted, as indeed it is in the first three editions of his work, without any discussion of Physiological and Pathological questions….

Organon Concluded

He adopted the view that vitality was a “force,” analogous to the physical agencies so called, without which the material organism would lack sensation and functional activity, which animates and energies it during life and leaves it at death….

Knowledge of Disease

The etiology and Pathology of the disease were more or less uncertain, and our conceptions of them was liable to vary as new facts came into view. But its clinical features remained….

Terebinthina

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Terebinthina, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Viburnum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Viburnum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Teucrium

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Teucrium, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Vinca

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Vinca, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Thuja occidentalis

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Thuja Occidentalis, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Viola odorata

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Viola Odorata, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Uranium

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Uranium, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Viola Tricolor

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Viola Tricolor, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Urtica

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Urtica, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Viridia

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Viridia, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Valeriana

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Valeriana, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Viscum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Viscum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Veratrum Album

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Veratrum Album, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Xanthoxylum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Xanthoxylum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Veratrum Viride

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Veratrum Viride, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Zincum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Zincum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Verbascum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Verbascum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Zincum iodatum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Zincum Iodatum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Taraxacum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Taraxacum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Veratrinum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Veratrinum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Zincum muriaticum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Zincum Muriaticum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Tellurium

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Tellurium described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Veratroidia

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Veratroidia, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Zincum phosphoratum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Zincum Phosphoratum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Zincum Valerianicum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Zincum Valerianicum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Stillingia

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Stillingia, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Stramonium

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Stramonium, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Strophanthus hispidus

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Strophanthus Hispidus, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Sulphur iodatum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Sulphur Iodatum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

SULPHUR

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Sulphur, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Tabacum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Tabacum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Tanacetum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Tanacetum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Sticta

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Sticta, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Sanguinaria

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Sanguinaria, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Sanguinarinum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Sanguinarinum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Saponinum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Saponinum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Sarracenia

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Sarracenia, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Daturinum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Daturicum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Sarsaparilla

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Sarsaparilla, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Delphininum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Delphininum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Scrophularia

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Scrophularia, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Nicotinum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Nicotinum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Scutellaria

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Scutellaria, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Trimethylaminum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Trimethylaminum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Secale

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Secale, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Sabina

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Sabina, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Selenium

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Selenium, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Salicylica

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Salicylica, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Sambucus

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Sambucus, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Spongia

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Spongia, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Scilla

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Scilla, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Stannum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Stannum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Staphisagria

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Staphisagria, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Senecio

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Senecio, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Senega

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Senega, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Sepia

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Sepia, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Silica

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Silica, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Smilacinum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Smilacinum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Spigelia

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Spigelia, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Spiraea

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Spiraea, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

ACIDUM HYDRIODICUM

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Acidum Hydricdicum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

APPENDIX 3

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Apendix, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

ARSENICUM SULPHURATUM RUBRUM

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Arsenicum Sulphuratum Rubrum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

CALCAREA HYPOPHOSPHOROSA

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Calcarea Hypophosphorosa, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895.

ANTIPYRINUM

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Antipyrinum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Phellandrium

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Phellandrium, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Pulsatilla

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Pulsatilla, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Phosphorus

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Phosphorus, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Ranunculus acris

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Ranunculus Acris, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Phosphorus hydrogenatus

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Phosphorus Hydrogenatus, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895…….

Ranunculus bulbosus

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Ranunculus BukbosusNAME, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895…….

Physostigma

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Physostigma, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Ranunculus scleratus

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Ranunculus Scleratus, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Phytolacca

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Phytolacca, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Rheum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Rheum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Pilocarpinum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Pilocarpinum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Rhododendron

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Rhododendron, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Osmium

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Osmium, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Plantago

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Plantago, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Rhus glabra

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Rhus Glabra, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Paeonia

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Paeonia, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Platinum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Plantinum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Rhus radicans

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Rhus Radicans, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Palladium

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Palladium, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….

Plumbum

Proving Symptoms of homeopathy medicine Plumbum, described by Richard Hughes in his book, A Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesis, published in 1895….