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Principles and Practice of Homeopathy

The Therapeutic and Healing Process

This comprehensive, modern textbook on the principles and practice of homeopathy provides a detailed, practical and thorough basis for the understanding and the application of homeopathy. Drawing on the experience and knowledge of a wealth of international contributors, the book offers the foundations for the safe and broadest practice of modern homeopathy. The book is divided into 6 sections that take the understanding of homeopathy from basic principles through treatment of acute, chronic illnesses; the first prescription; the difficult case; and incurable cases.

Practitioners and students of homeopathy in medical and non-medical settings.


Published: May 2007

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-10089-5


  • SECTION I – Introduction - Causation

    1. What is Health?

    2. Provings

    3. The Homeopathic Consultation

    4. Assessing the Homeopathic Case

    5. Introduction to Prescribing

    SECTION II – Simple Symptomatic

    6. The Symptom, Susceptibility

    7. The Materia Medica

    8. Taking the Case

    9. Local Prescribing and Reportorisation

    10. Managing Different Types of Cases

    SECTION III – Complex Totality/Constitutional

    11. Holism and Understanding Complex Cases

    12. Dynamic Materia Medica

    13. Receiving the Case

    14. Reaching Towards the Totality

    15. Managing Complex Cases

    SECTION IV – Deepening our Understanding

    16. The Second Prescription

    17. The Chronic Miasms

    18. Veterinary Prescribing

    19. Homeopathic Computer Programmes and Their Uses

    20. Homeopathic Pharmacy

    SECTION V – Broadening our Approach

    21. Signatures

    22. Kingdoms, Families and Miasms

    23. The Homeopathic Relationship

    24. Homeopathic Research

    25. The Therapeutic and Supervisory Relationship

    SECTION VI – Confused and hidden “Relational” Prescribing

    26. Holographic and Relational Models of Health

    27. Emotional and Living Remedies

    28. Understanding the Dynamic of Confused and Hidden Cases

    29. Approaches to Treating Confused and Hidden Cases

    30. Managing the Bigger Picture


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