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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 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