Blog Archives

Search Blog

Repertorisation

An index to the Materia Medica
The repertory is an index to the Materia Medica. It is a book containing all possible symptoms arranged in alphabetical order for each of the organs of the body. The physican has … http://pphm.org/index.php/blog/repertorisation/

Materia Medica

A dictionary of homeopathic medicines and their symptoms
The Materia Medica is a dictionary of homeopathic medicines and their symptoms. It is a book which is the final authority on homeopathy. The materia medica contains the list of sy… http://pphm.org/index.php/blog/materia-medica/

Law of Direction

The law of direction of cure proposed by Dr.Constantine Hering states that - "As a patient recovers from a disease, the symptoms move from within outwards, from above downwards,fr… http://pphm.org/index.php/blog/law-direction/

Principle of Potentisation

Homeopathic dilution.
Homeopathic medicines are diluted in alcohol or milk-sugar(lactose) to make them more palatable and also to reduce the harmful effects. It has been found that the more the medicin… http://pphm.org/index.php/blog/principle-potentisation/

Principle of Individualisation

Treat the patient, not the disease.
Treat the patient, not the disease. This is the most important doctrine of homeopathy. Not two human beings are alike and so the medicines used for their treatment need not be… http://pphm.org/index.php/blog/principle-individualisation/

Simplex Similimum Minimum

This principle consists of three words.
This principle consists of three words. The first is Simplex i.e : simple medicines not compound should be prescribed. This is the doctrine of single remedy. Mixture of medic… http://pphm.org/index.php/blog/simplex-similimum-minimum/

Similia Similibus Curanter

This is the law of similars.
This is the law of similars. It states that 'that which can cause can cure'. The onion, which produces tears in the eye and irritation (similar to a cold), can be used as a ho… http://pphm.org/index.php/blog/similia-similibus-curanter/