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The friend of health (Hahnemann, 1791) – Part i – Protection against infection in epidemic diseases

For every kind of poisonous exhalation there is in all probability a particular antidote, only we do not always know enough about the latter. It is well known that the air of our atmosphere contains two-thirds of a gas that … Continue reading

 
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Cause and prevention of the Asiatic cholera – Hahnemann, 1831

A receipt has been given to the world, which proved so efficacious in Dünaburg in the Asiatic cholera, that of ten patients but one died. The chief ingredient is camphor, which is in ten times the proportion of the other … Continue reading

 
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The mode of propagation of the asiatic cholera – Hahnemann, 1831

Two opinions, exactly opposed to each other prevail on this subject. One party considers the pestilence as only epidemic, of atmospheric-telluric nature, just as though it were merely spread through the air, from which there would in that case be … Continue reading

 
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Observations on the scarlet-fever (Hahnemann, 1808)

The malignant scarlet-fever that has prevailed in Germany for eight years and proved fatal to many thousands of children and older persons, often so unexpectedly, so rapidly, and with symptoms never before heard of under such circumstances, this murderous disease, … Continue reading

 
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Cure and prevention of scarlet fever

(published as a pamphlet by Hahnemann in 1801) Preface Had I compiled a large book upon scarlet fever, I should have obtained, through the usual channels of publication, at least as much in the way of honorarium as by the … Continue reading

 
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Are the obstacles to certainty and simplicity in practical medicine insurmountable?

Are the obstacles to certainty and simplicity in practical medicine insurmountable? 1 Dr. Herz’s essay “On the Medicinal uses of the Phellandrium aquaticum,” andc., in the first part of the second volume of the Journal der practischen Arzneykunde, plunged me … Continue reading

 
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The Medicine of Experience

The medicine of experience – Samuel Hahnemann, 1805 Often considered to be the “precursor” to the first edition of the Organon Man, regarded as an animal, has been created more helpless than all other animals. He has no congenital weapons … Continue reading

 
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aphorism 1

The physician’s high and only mission is to restore the sick to health, to cure, as it is termed.1 1 His mission is not, however, to construct so-called systems, by interweaving empty speculations and hypotheses concerning the internal essential nature of … Continue reading

 
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