Organon Audios: Aphorisms 1-9

This is a new project – opinions please…

(and for the observant, there are at least two misread words…, I know…)

Taking the case – and the teacher’s dilemma

crossroadsTAKING THE CASE – AND THE TEACHER’S DILEMMA

Recently my colleague Gary Weaver posted an article by Carol Dunham on case-taking. The article was wise, learned, extensive and – let’s face it – somewhat wordy. Extremely wordy.  So on an initial reading, the brilliance of the actual comments regarding case-taking becomes dulled, presented within an analytical and theoretical context which is either familiar from the Organon, or Dunham’s own form of analysis which is not a matter of consensual self-evident fact. Continue reading

IHM professional homoeopathy course in Eilat

IHM course picIHM: Professional Homoeopathy Course in Eilat, Israel

Three years of study in  a ONE year intensive course.

The Institute for Homoeopathic Medicine is offering a one year intensive professional course on homoeopathic practice for medical and non-medical attendees. Continue reading

True beginnings – return to the real origins of homoeopathy

By Gary Weaver

The last few months has seen the Institute intently examining  the writings of Samuel Hahnemann with special reference to his thoughts regarding Chronic Diseases. I have often referred to it as a ‘theoretical’ postulation, but of late have come to realise that my understanding of his position has been deeply flawed, and it is far more than a theoretical writing. Continue reading

Viewed through proving: Phosphoric Acid and headaches

head painWhat headache is your patient dealing with? What makes it better, and what makes it worse? Does it extend, and if so – where to? Here’s Phosphoric Acid’s headache from Hahnemann’s proving in Chronic Diseases. Bold italics are mine. Continue reading

10 Tips for working with homoeopathy provings

Some things are certain...

Some things are certain…

Don’t think I haven’t noticed. Some of you are very interested in articles on provings, and some of you avoid them like the plague. It would be easy enough to blame it all on students who don’t want to read lengthy shopping lists of gory symptoms – but many, if not most practitioners don’t read provings either. Continue reading

The Homeopathic Diet – Coffee and Cigars..

cappucinoThe Homeopathic Diet – Coffee and Cigars…

Many practitioners struggle with the question of how much to limit patients in terms of diet. Patients ask quaveringly “does this mean I can never have coffee any more?” as they clutch cans of caffeine-laden Coca-Cola with whitening knuckles. Is Homeopathy intended to be draconian in food and lifestyle restrictions? Continue reading