Lectures on Homoeopathic Philosophy

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Indian Books & Periodicals Publishers, 1900 - Homeopathy - 232 pages
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Page 75 - ... of the symptoms must be the principal, indeed the only thing the physician has to take note of in every case of disease and to remove by means of his art, in order that it shall be cured and transformed into health.
Page 260 - ... the dose of the homoeopathic remedy can never be sufficiently small so as to be inferior to the power of the natural disease which it can, at least, partially extinguish and cure, provided it be capable of producing only a small increase of symptoms immediately after it is administered.
Page 132 - Totally different, however, is the result when two similar diseases meet together in the organism, that is to say, when to the disease already present, a stronger similar one is added. In such cases we see how a cure can be effected by the operations of nature, and we get a lesson as to how we ought to cure.
Page 49 - Useful to the physician in assisting him to cure are the particulars of the most probable exciting cause, of the acute disease, as also the most significant points in the whole history of the chronic disease, to enable him to discover its fundamental cause, which is generally due to a chronic miasm.
Page 97 - Therefore disease (that does not come within the province of manual surgery) considered, as it is by the allopathists, as a thing separate from the living whole, from the organism and its animating vital force, and hidden in the interior, be it of ever so subtile a character, is an absurdity...
Page 232 - A materia medica of this nature shall be free from all conjecture, fiction, or gratuitous assertion — it shall contain nothing but the pure language of nature, the results of a careful and faithful research. 145. We ought certainly to be acquainted with the pure action of a vast number of medicines upon the healthy body, to be able to find homoeopathic remedies against each of the innumerable forms of disease that besiege mankind — that is to say, to find out artificial morbific powers that...
Page 118 - A weaker dynamic affection is permanently extinguished in the living organism by a stronger one, if the latter (whilst differing in kind) is very similar to the former in its manifestations.
Page 76 - In the healthy condition of man the spiritual vital force, the dynamis that animates the material body rules with unbounded sway, and retains all the parts of the organism in admirable, harmonious, vital operation, with respect to both sensations and functions, so that our indwelling reason-gifted mind can employ this living, healthy machine for the higher purposes of our existence.
Page 27 - The highest ideal of cure is rapid, gentle and permanent restoration of the health, or removal and annihilation of the disease in its whole extent, in the shortest, most reliable, and most harmless way, on easily comprehensible principles.<
Page 113 - From this indubitable truth, that, besides the totality of the symptoms, nothing can by any means be discovered in diseases wherewith they could express their need of aid, it follows undeniably that the sum of all the symptoms in each individual case of disease must be the sole indication, the sole guide to direct us in the choice of a remedy.

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