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Beating the Flu Naturally

This article appeared in Healing Path Magazine – Fort Collins, Colorado Barbara Seideneck, CCH, RSHom (NA) You boost your immune system with vitamin C. You increase your exercise, dress warmly, get plenty of sleep and wash your hands after visiting public places. Then everyone at work gets the flu, the kids bring it home andContinue Reading

Tails the Asthma Cat

Faculty Case – Homeopathy School International February 15, 2006, Boulder, Colorado Tails is an orange Tabby cat about 2 years old; neutered with all of the “normal” vaccinations; average size and weight; very playful and friendly (once he adjusts to you); purrs frequently and vigorously; loves to be petted. Tails suffers from Asthma. History TailsContinue Reading

A Case of Persistent Dizziness

Faculty Case – Homeopathy School International April, 2002, Boulder, Colorado Description: A 5’11” tall, slender, 44-year-old woman, well dressed, slacks, shirt, “appropriate” amount of jewelry, very graceful movement. Profession: working for a title insurance company. She has been bothered with a dizziness that doesn’t seem to go away. She is worried about it. “I haveContinue Reading

About Homeopathy

What is Homeopathy? Sir John Weir, dean of British Homeopathic Physicians and personal physician of several monarchs including the Queen and the Royal family of England, expressed the basic meaning of homeopathic treatment in a lecture at the Faculty of the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital in a few, plain words: “Remember, it is the patientContinue Reading

Terrible Cough with Sleeplessness

“My 25 year-old daughter came for a visit and reported that she had contracted a very severe cough. Her throat felt tight and dry, then a tickle would start each cough episode. She reported that she hadn’t slept for two nights because of it. It really bothered her the most at night. She decided toContinue Reading

Calcarea phos

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H. C. Allen Ailments from grief, disappointed love (Aur., Ign., Phos. ac.). Girls at puberty, tall, growing rapidly, tendency of bone to soften or spine to curve (Ther.). Headache of school-girls with diarrhoea (Nat. m., Psor.). At puberty; acne in anaemic girls with vertex headache and flatulentContinue Reading

Silica

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H. C. Allen Persons of light complexion; find, dry, skin; pale face; weakly, with lax muscles. Constitutions which suffer from deficient nutrition, not because food is lacking in quality or in quantity, but from imperfect assimilation (Bar. c., Calc.); oversensitive, physically and mentally. Scrofulous, rachitic children withContinue Reading

Lycopodium

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H.C. Allen For persons intellectually keen, but physically weak; upper part of body emaciated, lower part semi-dropsical; predisposed to lung and hepatic affections (Cal., Phos., Sulph.); especially the extremes of life, children and old people. Deep-seated, progressive, chronic diseases. Pains: aching-pressure, drawing; chiefly right sided, < fourContinue Reading

Antimonium Tartaricum

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H. C. Allen Diseases originating from exposure in damp basements or cellars (Ars., Aran., Tereb.). Through the pneumogastric nerve it depresses the respiration and circulation, thus producing the keynote of the remedy, viz., when the patient coughs there appears to be a large collection of mucus inContinue Reading

HSI Research

Homeopathy School International Research on Remedies (Provings) Remedies form the core of homeopathic practice. Most homeopathic research focuses on the development of new remedies. New remedies are tested worldwide during provings to help homeopaths understand their characteristics. During a proving, highly diluted homeopathically prepared substances are administered to healthy volunteers (provers). The effects (symptoms) experiencedContinue Reading