Calcarea phos

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H. C. Allen Ailments from grief, disappointed love (Aur., Ign., Phos. ac.). Girls at puberty, tall, growing rapidly, tendency of bone to soften or spine to curve (Ther.). Headache of school-girls with diarrhoea (Nat. m., Psor.). At puberty; acne in anaemic girls with vertex headache and flatulent

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Silica

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H. C. Allen Persons of light complexion; find, dry, skin; pale face; weakly, with lax muscles. Constitutions which suffer from deficient nutrition, not because food is lacking in quality or in quantity, but from imperfect assimilation (Bar. c., Calc.); oversensitive, physically and mentally. Scrofulous, rachitic children with

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Lycopodium

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H.C. Allen For persons intellectually keen, but physically weak; upper part of body emaciated, lower part semi-dropsical; predisposed to lung and hepatic affections (Cal., Phos., Sulph.); especially the extremes of life, children and old people. Deep-seated, progressive, chronic diseases. Pains: aching-pressure, drawing; chiefly right sided, < four

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Antimonium Tartaricum

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H. C. Allen Diseases originating from exposure in damp basements or cellars (Ars., Aran., Tereb.). Through the pneumogastric nerve it depresses the respiration and circulation, thus producing the keynote of the remedy, viz., when the patient coughs there appears to be a large collection of mucus in

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HSI Proving Research

Homeopathy School International Provings of Remedies Remedies form the core of homeopathic practice. Most homeopathic research focuses on the development of new remedies. New remedies are tested worldwide during provings to help homeopaths understand their characteristics. During a proving, highly diluted homeopathically prepared substances are administered to healthy volunteers (provers). The effects (symptoms) experienced and observed

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Homeopathy Outdoors

Barbara Seideneck CHom, CCH Coming from the flat lands, now living at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, I can’t help but whenever possible explore this beautiful and sometimes challenging terrain. Hiking and paddling are my activities of choice, but of course – there is so much more to do outdoors. Like many others I

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Samuel Hahnemann’s Life

Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843) “Non inutilis vixi” Sheila Gray Sheila is a British homeopath with a background in nursing, a degree in English Literature and Sociology from the Glasgow University; diplomas in several massage modalities and aromatherapy. She may be reached at Holistic Transformations So close to midnight, that there is debate as to the date,

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Homeopathy in a Nutshell

Barbara Seideneck, CHom, CCH Homeopathy in a nutshell? Absolutely – quite a few homeopathic remedies are made from nuts and sometimes help with nut allergies. But for now, I am using the nutshell expression to demonstrate how homeopathy works, in the shortest way possible. Originally Dr. Samuel Hahnemann in the “Organon der Heilkunst”, 1810, defined

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Homeopathy for a Beautiful Mind

This article appeared in the Conference Report – Boulder, Colorado Dorothy Simoni, PhD, CHom, CCH Bathed in clear, warm spring sunshine at the foot of the snowcapped Rocky Mountains and soothed by the serenity of a Sanskrit prayer and sitar music, Mahesh Gandi, MD, psychiatrist, homeopath and Rajan Sakaran colleague, began a three day seminar

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Classical Homeopathy: Midsummer Magic?

This article appeared in Healix, Carbondale, Colorado by Barbara Seideneck, CCH, RSHom (NA) It’s summertime in the Rockies! The beautiful experience of hiking in the wilderness and biking in high altitude sunshine can sometimes end with unexpected results. An ankle gets twisted, there is a fall with scrapes and bruising or a terrible skin rash

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