Biochemic or Organotherapic Remedies.

Biochemic or organopathic remedies like insulinum, pacreatinum for diabetes mellitus….

Biochemic or Organotherapic Remedies.

According to the order of importance we will have here Pancreatine, Insuline, Blood and Urine isopathy at the top with Glycerine, Adrenaline, Phloridzine Urea and Lecithin.

By biochemic remedies we mean some products existing naturally in the human organism (such as urea, Lecithin, Adrenalin, Cholesterin) This branch of Homoeopathy is still less known. It is related to organotherapy and seems to be very important in future if we consider them according to the good results obtained as for example with Adrenalin in some cases or arterial hypertension. Cholesterinum in cholecystitis etc.


“Long before the discovery of Insulin, pierre Jousset, produced at saint Jacques Hospitals a pancreatic liquid in Glycerine base. A fresh pancreas is taken and the juice is extracted by a filter called Chamberlain. This juice is collected in glycerine which serves as the base of preparation cannot be preserved for a long time and to have good results it is necessary to have fresh preparation and these preparations are preserved in ampoules.

It is one of the best treatment which we can give to diabetics of whatever form the disease may be, specially if the diabetes is recent. P.Jousset used the liquid in doses of 10 to 20 drops, twice a day in a spoonful of water. I have given in the doses of two drops a day and I have sometimes marvellous results although in the hands of Lawrence it has given no result. Not only it diminishes the sugar in the urine but also we have observed specially, the taking up of strength and vigour which disappeared. In a special case, the rate of sugar has fallen from 200 grams to zero. Whatever maybe the result variable according to the strength and oldness of the diabetes, the pancreatic liquid in homoeopathic dose and administered orally is a remedy of great value I insist on small doses and oral administration, because Insulin by hypodermic injections and in massive doses gives little results in ordinary diabetes and does prove its utility on acidosis and diabetic coma. It will be particularly useful in infantile diabetic (Cartier – Traite complete de therapeutique homoeopathique, t. 4)


It is evident that we should not ignore Insulin and we should use in Homoeopathy according to the habitual method. But we should avoid to give it very frequently and we should not use it in gross doses because of its dangers.

It should be prescribed in grave cases of diabetes in lean and thin consumptive patients and also in coma and in the menace of coma as a remedy of urgency.

But we know also how to use diluted Insulin either in lower dilution 1x or 3x in the same sense of a natural product but it should be used by mouth or in medium dilutions or in high dilutions as check or regulator as it is done in France by Martiny, and in America by Baker.

Mauritius Fortier-Bernoville
Mauritius (Maurice) Fortier Bernoville 1896 – 1939 MD was a French orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become the Chief editor of L’Homeopathie Moderne (founded in 1932; ceased publication in 1940), one of the founders of the Laboratoire Homeopathiques Modernes, and the founder of the Institut National Homeopathique Francais.

Bernoville was a major lecturer in homeopathy, and he was active in Liga Medicorum Homeopathica Internationalis, and a founder of the le Syndicat national des médecins homœopathes français in 1932, and a member of the French Society of Homeopathy, and the Society of Homeopathy in the Rhone.

Fortier-Bernoville wrote several books, including Une etude sur Phosphorus (1930), L'Homoeopathie en Medecine Infantile (1931), his best known Comment guerir par l'Homoeopathie (1929, 1937), and an interesting work on iridology, Introduction a l'etude de l'Iridologie (1932).

With Louis-Alcime Rousseau, he wrote several booklets, including Diseases of Respiratory and Digestive Systems of Children, Diabetes Mellitus, Chronic Rheumatism, treatment of hay fever (1929), The importance of chemistry and toxicology in the indications of Phosphorus (1931), and Homeopathic Medicine for Children (1931). He also wrote several short pamphlets, including What We Must Not Do in Homoeopathy, which discusses the logistics of drainage and how to avoid aggravations.

He was an opponent of Kentian homeopathy and a proponent of drainage and artificial phylectenular autotherapy as well.