Key Features

  • This introduction to homeopathy is scientifically grounded, written in terms appropriate for health professionals.
  • Well-referenced content is clinically relevant and evidence-based, lending validity to the text.
  • An appendix on specific clinical applications of homeopathy provides practical information for those referring patients for homeopathic treatment.
  • The unique, comprehensive compilation of information on homeopathic medicine enables faculty to use it as a stand-alone text for health sciences students.
  • Logical organization allows a segmented approach to studying various aspects of homeopathic medicine.
  • Research summary and methodology discussion is useful for researchers considering investigations into homeopathy
  • Information on how homeopathy is practiced and the application of principles in the clinical setting helps clinicians and patients understand the process of seeing a homeopath.
  • A pharmacy section provides information related to the pharmacological aspects of homeopathy.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. What is homeopathy?
3. History of homeopathic medicine
4. Homeopathy today
5. Global perspectives
6. Homeopathic research
7. Homeopathic Principles in Patient Care
8. Homeopathy In Primary Care
9. Homeopathic Education and Certification
10. Homeopathic pharmacy
11. The Future of Homeopathy

Appendix: Chopped Liver Homeopathy



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Churchill Livingstone
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About the author

Michael Carlston

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco, CA