Category Archives: Sulphur

Viewed through proving: Sulphur and the art of map-reading

Sulphur is a huge remedy.  With 1969 symptoms listed in the Chronic Diseases proving, it is unwieldy to “just look at”.

You can work with provings just as you would use maps to get to know a new city.  Perhaps Sulphur is an ideal proving to show the importance of this way of working.  When visiting a place you have not been before, it’s often interesting to get to know it on foot, with no prior information, absorbing the sights and sounds and getting interestingly lost. Continue reading

Viewed through proving: Sulphur stand-outs

Sulphur has 1969 symptoms, covering every area and system of the organism.  Especially noticeable in the proving are symptoms dealing with the stomach and the hepatic region (approx.  189 symptoms), the lower extremities (180 symptoms) Cough, chest and respiration symptoms (around 142), and symptoms relating to sleep, dreams, and the night time (137). Continue reading

Viewed through proving: looking back at 2013

Nuts and BoltsThe remedies reviewed so far include: Alumina, Arnica, Bryonia, Calcarea Carbonica, Chamomilla, Ignatia, Lycopodium, Mercury, Nitric Acid, Nux Vomica, Opium, Platina, Rhus Tox, Sulphur and Veratrum Album.

The two popular non-remedy posts on the blog were:
10 Tips for Homoeopathy Students and 10 tips for when the remedy isn’t working…

Below you’ll find some links to more 2013 posts:
Viewed through proving: Bryonia and Rhus Tox, together forever…
Viewed through proving: Opium distortions
A chat with the Master: Evil spirits and Aphorism 148
Viewed through proving: Nux Vomica
Viewed through proving: Lycopodium – without all the hot air
Viewed through proving: IGNATIA’s alternating symptoms
Changed and unchanged mental symptoms in prescribing
Viewed through Proving: Platina – tamed…
Viewed through proving: Calc-Carb (and a good cup of coffee)

Viewed through proving: Sulphur stand-outs

Sulphur has 1969 symptoms, covering every area and system of the organism.  Especially noticeable in the proving are symptoms dealing with the stomach and the hepatic region (approx.  189 symptoms), the lower extremities (180 symptoms) Cough, chest and respiration symptoms (around 142), and symptoms relating to sleep, dreams, and the night time (137). Continue reading

Viewed through proving: Sulphur and the art of cartography

Sulphur is a huge remedy.  With 1969 symptoms listed in the Chronic Diseases proving, it is unwieldy to “just look at”.

I have described my methods of working with provings to students as similar to using maps to get to know a new city.  Perhaps Sulphur is an ideal proving to show the importance of this way of working.  When visiting a place you have not been before, it’s often interesting to get to know it on foot, with no prior information, absorbing the sights and sounds and getting interestingly lost. Continue reading

Viewed through Proving: Sulphur, Similars, Stupidity and Napoleon

Canova’s huge (3.45m) naked Napoleon, currently lurking in a stairwell in Apsley House, London.

Provings of Sulphur are to be found in Hahnemann’s Materia Medica Pura  (814 symptoms) and in his Chronic Diseases (1969 symptoms.)

As an appetizer for the Viewed through Provings articles on this remedy, read what Hahnemann has to say below in a note on itching, similars, stupidity and Napoleon.  This note and these symptoms are to be found in the Materia Medica Pura. Continue reading