The second item of business for the genuine medical-art practitioner concerns the investigation of the implements appointed for the cure of natural diseases, the investigation of the disease-making power of medicines, in …
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Comment 130 Acute diseases may be individual, sporadic or epidemic. A few of the epidemic diseases are acute miasms.
Acute flare-ups of insanity or frenzy almost always arise from internal psora. They should first be treated with apsoric medicines, followed by continued antipsoric (and possibly antisyphilitic) treatment.
The power of a potentized medicine varies according to how it is administered.
Medicines may be administered by olfaction, inhalation and through the skin.
Antipathic treatments deceive patients with rapid palliative relief.
Mentally and emotionally ill patients should be treated with calm and firmness and without reproach.
We have seen what consideration should be given, in homeopathic cures, to the main varieties of disease and to the particular circumstances connected with them. We now move on to the subject …
Comment 133 Of the different kinds of protracted diseases, those caused by prolonged allopathic treatment and by chronic miasms are truly chronic. Other diseases linger due to obstacles to recovery.
189 In §215-§227, three kinds of mental and emotional disease are discussed:
A true materia medica is a collection of the genuine, pure, unmistakable modes of action of simple medicinal substances.
The patient’s mental and emotional state and whole behavior give the first indications of aggravation or amelioration.
The patient’s reaction to psychological approaches will help the physician differentiate between a mental disease that stems from a somatic disease and one that stems from bad practices, etc.