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Homoeopathic Materia Medica Essentials: Download Free PDF Books and Learn the Basics


Homoeopathic Materia Medica PDF Free Download




Homoeopathy is a system of alternative medicine that uses highly diluted substances to treat various ailments based on the principle of "like cures like". This means that a substance that causes certain symptoms in a healthy person can cure those same symptoms in a sick person if given in a very small dose. Homoeopathy aims to stimulate the body's natural healing abilities by addressing the root cause of the disease rather than suppressing the symptoms.


Materia medica is a term that refers to the collection of information on the sources, properties, and effects of homoeopathic remedies. It includes details such as the name, origin, preparation, dosage, potency, indications, symptoms, modalities, relationships, antidotes, and clinical uses of each remedy. Materia medica is an essential tool for homoeopaths and students of homoeopathy who want to learn more about the remedies and how to prescribe them correctly.




homoeopathic materia medica pdf free download



In this article, we will provide you with an overview of the history, benefits and limitations, usage methods, and examples of homoeopathic materia medica. We will also share some links where you can download free PDF versions of some of the most popular and comprehensive materia medica books. Whether you are new to homoeopathy or an experienced practitioner, we hope you will find this article helpful and informative.


History




Homoeopathy was founded by Dr. Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843), a German physician who was dissatisfied with the conventional medicine of his time. He observed that many treatments were harmful, ineffective, or based on false theories. He began to experiment with different substances on himself and his volunteers, noting their effects and symptoms. He discovered that substances that produced similar symptoms to a disease could cure that disease if given in very small doses. He called this principle "similia similibus curentur" or "like cures like". He also found that diluting and shaking (or succussing) the substances increased their potency and reduced their toxicity. He called this process "potentization".


Hahnemann published his findings and theories in his book The Organon of Medicine in 1810. He also compiled his own materia medica based on his experiments and clinical observations. He named his system "homoeopathy", from the Greek words "homoios" (similar) and "pathos" (suffering). He attracted many followers and critics alike, as his system challenged the prevailing medical paradigms of his time.


After Hahnemann's death, many other homoeopaths continued to develop and expand his system. They conducted more provings (tests) on new substances, added more symptoms and indications to existing remedies, created new methods of potentization and classification, wrote new books and journals on homoeopathy, [assistant](#continue) cript), (subscript), etc. Some of the common abbreviations are: agg. (aggravation), amel. (amelioration), (better), (alternating), + (with), - (without), etc. Some of the common terms are: modalities (factors that modify the symptoms), concomitants (symptoms that occur together), generals (symptoms that affect the whole person), particulars (symptoms that affect a specific part or organ), keynotes (characteristic or peculiar symptoms), etc. You have to understand the meaning and significance of these symbols, abbreviations, terms, and expressions to read and interpret materia medica correctly.


  • Know how to compare and differentiate materia medica. Materia medica contains thousands of remedies, each with hundreds of symptoms. Many of these remedies and symptoms are similar or overlapping, making it difficult to choose the most appropriate one for each case. You have to know how to compare and differentiate materia medica by using various methods, such as: repertory (a book or a software that indexes the symptoms and remedies according to categories and grades), relationship of remedies (a table or a chart that shows the similarities, differences, complements, antidotes, incompatibles, etc. of remedies), keynotes and characteristics (a list or a summary of the most distinctive and important features of each remedy), etc.



  • Know how to apply and prescribe materia medica. Materia medica is not a static or fixed source of information. It is a dynamic and evolving one that reflects the current state of knowledge and practice of homoeopathy. You have to know how to apply and prescribe materia medica according to the latest research, evidence, and experience in the field. You also have to consider the individual needs, preferences, and circumstances of each patient. You have to follow some basic rules and guidelines, such as: the law of similars (the remedy must match the totality of symptoms and the constitution of the patient), the single remedy (only one remedy should be given at a time), the minimum dose (the smallest amount of remedy that can produce a curative effect should be given), the potency (the degree of dilution and succussion of the remedy should be appropriate for the case), the repetition (the frequency and duration of giving the remedy should be based on the response and reaction of the patient), etc.



Examples of homoeopathic remedies




Homoeopathic materia medica contains information on more than 3000 remedies, each with its own unique profile and spectrum of action. It is impossible to cover all of them in this article, but we will give you some examples of some of the most common and useful ones. Here is a table that shows some basic information about 10 homoeopathic remedies:


* homoeopathic materia medica books by kent, boericke, clarke and others


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* essentials of homoeopathic materia medica by dewey pdf free download


* concise homoeopathic materia medica by s.r. phatak pdf free download


* comparative materia medica by farrington pdf free download


* keynotes of homoeopathic materia medica by allen pdf free download


* lectures on homoeopathic materia medica by kent pdf free download


* a dictionary of practical materia medica by clarke pdf free download


* boenninghausen's therapeutic pocket book pdf free download


* a clinical repertory to the dictionary of materia medica by clarke pdf free download


* the genius of homoeopathy by stuart close pdf free download


* the spirit of homoeopathy by rajan sankaran pdf free download


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* synoptic key of the materia medica by c.m. boger pdf free download


* a synoptic key of the materia medica by c.m. boger and garth boericke pdf free download


* boenninghausen's characteristics and repertory by c.m. boger pdf free download


* studies in the philosophy of healing by c.m. boger pdf free download


* times of remedies and moon phases by c.m. boger pdf free download


* philosophy of homeopathy and survival of human race by c.m. boger and garth boericke pdf free download


* organon of medicine by samuel hahnemann pdf free download


* chronic diseases, their peculiar nature and their homoeopathic cure by samuel hahnemann pdf free download


* lesser writings of samuel hahnemann pdf free download


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* principles and practice of homeopathy: the therapeutic and healing process by david owen pdf free download


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* homeopathy: medicine for the 21st century (hmc21) - a guide for everyone interested in homeopathy, its history, practice and potential for the future by david e. brayden et al. pdf free download


* impossible cure: the promise of homeopathy, a best-selling introduction to homeopathy for patients and the curious by amy lansky pdf free download


* homeopathic psychology: personality profiles of the major constitutional remedies, a comprehensive guide to understanding yourself and others through homeopathy, with portraits of famous people under each remedy type by philip m. bailey md mb bs mfhom pdf fre



Name


Source


Indications


Symptoms


Modalities


Potency


Aconitum napellus


A plant called monkshood or wolfsbane


Fever, inflammation, anxiety, shock, trauma


Sudden onset, intense pain, restlessness, fear, thirst


Worse from cold, wind, touch; better from warmth, rest


Low to medium (6C to 30C)


Arsenicum album


A mineral


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