Homeopathy Digital Library

Contents of package Our complete inventory of Homeopathic Referance works in one package Nine complete books in all, each in multiple formats (Epub, Mobi and PDF). A total of 27 separate files, downloadable in a single ZIP file. We have completely reformatted the books to make them accessible on a wide range of digital devices, including Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Sony …

Homeoquest Review

 Let’s look at the software in some detail. (You might like to download the free “community” version before you continue, so that you can check features as we discuss them. At the core of HomeoQuest is its library of repertories and materia medica. There are eight repertories and twelve materia medica (a detailed list can be found at the end …

Thuja

[Arbor vitae, Tree of life, White cedar] Thuja occidentalis (Eastern Arborvitae, Northern Whitecedar) is an evergreen coniferous tree, in the cypress family. Because of its attractive shape, it has been cultivated throughout the world as an ornamental tree. It has been used in herbal form traditionally as a treatment for warts, ringworm and thrush. Hahnemann proved the remedy and published …

Sulphur

[Flowers of sulphur, brimstone, sublimated sulphur] Sulphur is produced by volcanic activity. It is found near volcanic craters and hot springs. It has been used traditionally for thousands of years in the treatment of skin conditions and as an antiseptic. Sulphur and treacle was a common household remedy until quite recently, used to cleanse the blood and stimulate the bowels. …

Silica

[Silicea, Silicic oxide, Silicon dioxide] Silica is a major component of sandstone and other rocks. It is found in many forms, including quartz, flint and semi-precious stones like opal. Hahnemann proved the remedy in 1828. He produced it from mountain crystal. Later homeopaths used flint. Today it is produced from Silicon dioxide (silica sand). [H C Allen] Adapted to the …

Pulsatilla

[Pasque flower, Pulsatilla Nigricans] Pulsatilla  Pratensis is native to central and eastern Europe, from southeast Norway and western Denmark south and east to Bulgaria. The plant is poisonous, but has been used medicinally since ancient times. It was proved by Hahnemann in  1805, and is used to treat a wide range of conditions, including respiratory, digestive and gynaecological disorders. It …

Nux Vomica

[Strychnos nux vomica, Poison nut, Strychnine, Quaker buttons] The Strychnine tree (Strychnos nux-vomica L.)  is a deciduous tree native to India. A well known poison, it was used from the 17th century as a digestive and nervous stimulant. Small doses are diuretic, increase appetite, and aid digestion. However, its use in crude form is dangerous, since a dose of only …

Lycopodium

[club moss, wolf’s claw, lamb’s tail] Globally widespread, like many club mosses, Lycopodium was used medicinally by herbalists as early as the middle ages. The spores were used in the 17th century as a treatment for kidney complaints. The extensive curative properties of Lycopodium were revealed by Hahnemann when, in 1828, he proved the remedy and discovered it’s wide-ranging applications …

Hepar Sulph.

[hepar sulphuris calcareum, sulphurated lime] In the 18th Century, Doctors used calcium sulphide externally for acne, boils and gout [Lockie] Hahnemann created his own form of the mineral by combining powdered oyster shell (as used to produce the remedy Calc. Carb. with flowers of sulphur (from which homeopathic Sulphur is derived). To prepare the remedy, the two components are heated, …

China

[Cinchona, Peruvian Bark] Cinchona was the first homeopathic remedy discovered and proved personally by Hahnemann. The remedy is obtained from the bark of the Cinchona tree, cinchona officinalis, which grows principally in South America. Hahnemann discovered that Cinchona when taken in crude form produced the same symptoms as malaria, the disease for which it was the principal treatment. It was …