It appears that simplicity bewilders many of us. Can the medical science be so simple is the feeling of many of us and stands in the way of accepting my harmonizing of the Ayurveda, Unani, Homoeopathy, Biochemistry and Allopathy. You ought to think more deeply about this simplification and harmonization and I hope you will agree with me after such deep thinking.
You are immediately tempted to buy an amulet with ground that so may certificates case a sound proof of its real efficacy. Here you commit that is known as the fallacy of mal – observation, because you have observed only the twenty – five or thirty cases quoted in the advertisement, but you have not cared to enquire what happened to five hundred others who might have used the same amulet.
The description of the growth often helps to select the remedy. For instance, in one case it represented finger – like bleeding excrescences almost obstructing the rectum. Nitric acid suited this condition, as well as the general demeanor of the patient. Case is doing nicely with an occasional dose of intercurrent Sepia and looks better, feels better. No colostomy as yet three months after the proctologist recommended it.
Usually it is something in the vital, sometimes it is a small formation in the physical mind which does not agree to follow. Sometimes it is simply an element in the body, an inertia which has no intention of moving, which remains as it is and asks things to remain as they are. This it is that holds back, separates itself and stands behind willfully and, it seems, naturally.
Homoeopathy was discovered in the latter part of the 18th century. In Europe, there was chaos and confusion in every sphere of life. Allopathy was in its infant state and had not developed properly. The Art of medicine was in the hands of lay and untrained practitioners and there were no basic principles of medical therapy in those days. It was time when charlatans flourished.
Therefore, even in the tuberculin test, positive reaction means susceptibility and negative reaction means immunity. It should be noted here that as after the Schick or the Dick test, you must try to immunise the positive reactors to tuberculin and not the negative reactors as is being done at present.
Hartmann, who was not a strict homoeopath, took over Mullers duties until Schweikert arrived. Hahnemanns interest and support were at once restored. He even journeyed (in his eightieth year), to Leipsic to inspect the hospital and confer with the directors and his more intimate friends.