The Essence of Homeopathic Materia Medica

Second Edition

by George Vithoulkas

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George Vithoulkas and his work needs no introduction or recommendation, Yet, this is a book which we would like to recommend to every homeopath. In the "Essence of Materia Medica", he has painted the essence of 51 remedies. While reading everyremedy, a clear portrait of the patient with minute details comes out in front of you. He has given a description of the type of person most commonly affected by a remedy at the start of most remedy portraits for example, the Kalium carbonicum patient with a strong sense of duty heightened to an inflexible, rigid degree.

In every medicine Vithoulkas has described a common thread/theme going at all three levels of the patient, for example in Alumina, the theme of delayed action and slowness is visible at all the three levels. Many medicines are compared with other closely related medicines having similar symptoms.

The comparison of the essence ofvarious related medicines helps a lot in choosing a correct remedy. This book isreflective of the vast clinical experience and knowledge of the author. With this book, he has carried the efforts of Kent in creating the remedy portraits to the next level. He has himself acknowledged that he has drawn a lot from the Kents Materia Medica and Repertory. He has been able to show the development of remedy pictures in avery evolutionary manner, which helps in creating a better understanding of the medicines presented in this work. The book is well compiled and the presentation of the material is very lucid and systematic.

Brand New, but printed in India so the quality is usually not that good.
ISBN 9788131902011
Language English
Author George Vithoulkas
Pages 218
Publication Date 2002-02-01
Type Paperback
Printed in India
Publisher B. Jain
Book Author(s) George Vithoulkas