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Materia medica Illuminated – Sulphur

generate recorded in live session on January 28, this course is now available in streaming video (in an .rtmp true stream for FLASH-enabled devices [normal Mac, Windows and Linux computers], and .html pseudostream for iOS & Android mobile devices) for self-paced participation.   In this one-session course, we’ll look closely at Hahnemann’s great antipsoric remedy, using several approaches to organize our understanding of its pathogenesis, and examining cases both acute…

Materia Medica Illuminated – Sepia

Sepia was introduced to homeopathic practice by Hahnemann in his Chronic Diseases as an “antipsoric,” and has found a place among our most valued polychrests – well-known remedies of many uses.  Its use in practice however is often limited by trivialized descriptions and stereotyping as a “women’s remedy,” a characterization which may limit our ability to recognize its applicability in other settings and result in its overprescription in gynecologic concerns….

Materia Medica Illuminated – Belladonna

Usually one of the first remedies introduced when studying homeopathy – but why leave it at that? We’ll embark on an in-depth study of Atropa belladonna, investigating its use in both acute and chronic homeopathic cases, in this next installment of Materia Medica Illuminated. a single 2-hour online continuing education offering from the Academy for Homeopathic Studies, with Will Taylor, MD. Originally aired live December 10 2015, now available for…

Materia Medica Illuminated – Nux vomica

Materia Medica Illuminated (Strychnos) Nux vomica William Boericke described Nux vomica as “the greatest of polychrests, because the bulk of its symptoms correspond in similarity with those of the commonest and most frequent of diseases.” One of the earliest substances introduced to the homeopathic materia medica, we find Hahnemann listing 308 pathogenic symptoms of Nux vomica among the 27 medicinal substances described in his first collection of Prüfungen (“provings”), his1805…