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                           Scientific  Homeopathy            

                  The well known aphorism of homoeopathy " similia Similibus Curentur" which can be explained as: the same substance which can produce the specific symptoms in a healthy individual, may cure the patient of a disease producing identical or similar symptoms. The correct remedy should resonate with the illness (in a biological sense).

   Health, to the homeopath, is a state of harmony between the parts of the body and also between the person as a whole and the Cosmos. In health. the as yet unexplained life force in each person is vigorous. It is usually spoken of as the vital force, which in disease is the true curative mechanism. The object of giving the similar remedy is to stimulate the vital force. The object of hygiene and mechanical intervention is to clear its path of obstruction, for the vital force to act. No remedy can cure disease; as such it can only, at best, help the vital force to regain proper function. The keenly intuitive , brilliantly logical and scientific mind of Hahnemann perceives the study of diseases in unmistakable terms that disease is not a fixed entity but an ever changing process like that of life itself. Disease is an abstraction of our mental concepts by collating the presenting signs and symptoms; the factual reality is the diseased person. It is our mind which, for the purpose of practical convenience, has separated the disorder from the diseased person and given these concepts general names but in fact the educated mind attempts to separate what is inseparable.

                              Barthez conceived the presence of the Vital Force in every part of the body, but unable to work separately. He maintained that diseases are affections of this Vital Force. R'eit (1800), a contemporary of Barthez, hypothesized that this Vital Force is inherent in matter and inseparable from it. The doctrine of the Vital Force of Hahnemann maintains that disease is a morbid affection of this force. This force gives animation to the body and mind, and this animation is weakened during illness.

The first edition of the Organon of Medicine was published in 1810.There was no mention of this force and its derangement, nor is it mentioned in the three subsequent editions, which followed it.In 1833, in the last (fifth) edition of this work publishedin his life time. the Doctrine of the Vital Force is enunciated.Again, in the fourth volume of the first edition of Chronic Disease published in 1830, there is the statement, ,,with the existence of the never resting, preservative Vital Force in our organism, a speedy and complete cure occurs". The question today is, what led Hahnemann to this conclusion that health and diseases are merely two different states of this Vital Force. If there was no doctrine of Vital Force, his individualisation of patients, drug dynamisation and infinitesimals would have been hard to explain and would seem illogical. The Doctrine of Vital Force was positively the outcome of his approach to the individuality of the patient and the specific remedy.

       Vital Force as defined by Hahnemann, is the spirit-like dynamic power of life. It is  this Life Force which maintains life in living beings.The person is capable of self protection because of this Vital Force. Unceasingly, we are exposed to a millenia of pathological forces, but we do not constantly fall ill because the Vital Force is continually affording protection against these morbific forces.

This is the Life Force which is deranged first by morbid forces. The Life Force overcomes the disease forces eventually. Either due to the long continued exposure or due to the greater strength of the devitalizing forces, the Vital Force may be deranged. It starts producing abnormal signs and symptoms, which indicate its disharmony due to the disease. The normal functions of the body are changed.The body start behaving abnormally.The sensations of various kinds are felt.The power of self-protection is diminished and the body becomes subject to many sufferings.The normal co-ordination between the mind and the body is altered and the parts or organs become dysfunctional.  The Vital Force is  a dynamic power, hence it can be only affected by other dynamic forces.The dysfunction of the Vital Force can be cured only by the dynamic power of medicine. No cure is possible by crude drugs.Hahnemann's theories were evolved from clinical observations, moulded with practical experience. His reasons were based on practical considerations. Metaphysics had no fascination for him. Nevertheless, he was forced to postulate the concept of life principle, which he probably tried to avoid in the first four editions of his work. His opponents consider his Doctrine of Vital Force to be the most controversial point in the homoeopathic system of medicine.To deny a Vital Force seemed to Hahnemann, like being unable to distinguish between a cadaver and a living body:-

"As to the bow the cord is, So to the body is the Vital Force." -Long Fellow.

In the- Sixth edition Hahnemann changed the term to Vital Energy, probably to keep it in line with the Oriental concepts of Qi, and Prana; with which he was totally familiar.

Hahnemann placed the strongest emphasis on individuality and on individualising in disease. Each person suffers, according to him, from nameless illness, which never before occured in the same manner, in the same person, under the same circumstances, and which can never again occur in exactly the same manner. Hahnemann further maintains that, no true cure can take place without a rigid personal treatment (individualisation) of each case. The keenly intuitive , brilliantly logical and scientific mind of Hahnemann perceives the study of diseases in unmistakable terms that disease is not a fixed entity but an ever changing  process like that of life itself. Disease is an abstraction made by our mental concepts by collating the presenting signs and symptoms; the factual reality is the diseased person. It is our mind which, for the purpose of practical convenience, has separated the disorder from the diseased person and has given these concepts general names but in fact the educated mind attempts to separate what is inseparable.

                      Man must be regarded as greater than the sum of his parts; a whole human being in health and disease and his reactions to his environment cannot be overlooked. As the twentieth century advanced, the torrent of scientific discovery rushed on impetuously, that it all but engulfed the humanism of medicine. In the pursuit of knowledge, man was fragmented and his organs, tissues, cells and secretions subjected to intensive study using the Cartesian-Newtonian paradigm of scientific methodology. Unless basic medical thought be directed to the study of the whole man in relation to his external and internal milieu, it will be misconceived in aim, structure and balance.

Hippocrates, the father of Western Medicine, had written that, "The nature of the human body can only be understood as a whole". But this received scant attention till Hahnemann discovered the therapeutic Law of Homoeopathy and the provings on healthy humans, thus enabling consideration of man's emotions, his mind and his body as a single inter-reacting unity. Hahnemann's greatest contribution may be that he made it possible by his unique method of human provings (self-experimentation), to fully apply the srmilia principle. This was conceived in Ayurveda, as also by Hippocrates, and fairly forcefully expressed by Paracelsus and suggested by Avicenna and Galen. However, no one elaborated and systematised and used it as a governing principle in prescribing until Hahnemann did so. The main infrastructure that others lacked to establish this methodology was the provings. Hahnemann also occupies a special place as one of those who carried out human experiments on himself, his family, friends and students. A few names stand out before him who did self-experimentation to find out the properties of drugs.Shen Nung in China (circa 2500 B.C.) may be the first. It is also said that Paracelsus preferred to prescribe medicines that he had tried on himself.

     The modern medical world has, in many ways, accepted Hahnemann's Similia, Simplex and even Minimum. Nowhere, is this more apparent than in the practice of modern immunology and vaccine therapy.

At the tomb in the special Cemeterie du Pere Lachaise in Paris, there could not have been a more appropriate epitaph; "Non inutilis Vixi " (not lived in vain).

         From my tutorial scrapebook in Clinical Homeopathy

     Stefanatos ( 1997 , 228 )tells us that the  " electromagnetic fields (EMF) emanating from bacteria,viruses and toxic substances
affect the cells of the body and weaken its constitution." So vitalforce is identified quite explicitly
with electromagnetic fields and said to be the cause of disease. But somehow the life energies of the body are balanced by bioenergetic therapies." No antibiotic or drug, no matter how powerful, will save an
animal or human being if the vital force of healing is suppressed or lacking" ( Stefanatos
1997,229 ). So health or sickness is determined by who wins the battle between  Good and Bad electromagnetic waves in the body." 

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The Primordial Harmonic Template of the Universe - Fusion Anomaly

In-Going and Out-Going Waves
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  An important feature of all biological objects, from the lowest to the highest evolutionary form - is their bio-information and energy_ interaction
with the_ environment. It must be remembered that at the time of biological emergence, millions of years ago, the electric and magnetic fields were already in place. Every living organism has had to adapt, if not evolve, with electric and magnetic fields. Failure to adapt leads to extinction. Thus, every living
object has its own ElectroMagnetic Energy (EME) which can change with external conditions, including energy (paraphysical) spectrums not
connected directly with EME.

             

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The patients are just about as anxious as the Arsenicum patients — in fact all these anginous patients are anxious — but instead of the intense chilliness of the Arsenic they are uncomfortable in heat and in a stuffy atmosphere. They are just about as restless, but instead of the pale, drawn appear­ance which you get in Arsenic, they tend to be rather flushed, and as a rule they are dark-haired, dark-complexioned people. They are rather underweight, in spite of the fact that they have always been pretty good livers and very often have an appetite above the average although they have not been putting on weight.    These cases respond exceedingly well to Iodine. Then there is yet another type of case in which instead of the complaint being of constriction it is of a progressive sensation of swelling in the heart region. It feels as if the heart gets bigger and bigger until it would finally burst, and this sensation of fullness spreads up into the neck.
This sensation of fullness and swelling is very much aggravated by lying down, when the patient feels as if he would nearly choke  and it is accompanied by very acute pain.The patients themselves are chilly and any draught of air increases their distress. 
In addition to the feeling of distension, they usually complain of more or less marked numbness, particularly of the left arm and hand, though very frequently there is numbness of the hand only without any involvement of the arm, and not infrequently they complain of numbness of the lower extremities too. As a rule the face and neck give you the impression of being some what congested; they do not have the pale, drawn, wrinkled Arsenicum appearance. And these cases respond well to Spongia. Another drug which you will find useful in a condition which is somewhat similar, though not an angina at all, but which you meet with in hysterical women. You will fail to find any cardiac lesion, but they will produce a symptom picture difficult to distinguish from a true anginous attack. They have the very marked stabbing, radiating pains, and often an intense hyperesthesia of the chest wall. They are very depressed, frightened, and intensely irritable. They are sensitive to heat, and their distress is aggravated by any move­ment. In addition to the stabbing pains they have the anginous sense of constriction,  tightness, of the chest wall. These cases are usually associated with some kind of pelvic lesion, or a history of having had some gynaecological illness.
I have seen quite a number of these cases now in which an electro-cardiogram shows no lesion at all. And all the symptoms have cleared up entirely with Lilium tig. So you see when you are confronted with one of these very distressing conditions where you have to make a quick decision, it is fairly easy to individualize and get something which will give almost instantaneous relief.
 
- By Dr. Douglas M. Borland
 
 

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DISCUSSION

Dr. McCrae thought the paper was a masterpiece. There was nothing in it to criticize, there were details of valuable help to everybody which were like the artist sharpening his pencil to produce some line of particular splendour which would make the picture complete. Most had pencils but they were blunt, and the homeopath would always be grateful for these amazingly useful hints.

Dr. John Paterson said that they had listened to a real clinical paper. There was not much which one could criticize, but one might add a little. With regard to the cardiac cases, Arsenic and Sulphur his experience was that Arsenic was often the acute of Sulphur and on  the mental side they were the exact opposite. One found that a Sulphur patient swung in an acute condition to Arsenic and Dr. Boland had brought out that point. He was interested in the question of Aconite acting in the first attack but not in the second. There had been many discussions about covering the totality of the symptoms and here was evidence that the homeopathic remedy could be prescribed on the mental symptoms which worked in the first instance but it did not cover the whole of the case. It was possible to prescribe homeopathically with­out covering the whole of the case, only covering a phase because obviously on the next occasion the pain was present but not the fear, the Aconite had removed one phase of the case — mental fear. Aconite came out very strongly in the air raids.   Another remedy was Natrum Mur.
He wondered if any orthodox practitioners were surprised that there was no mention of Digitalis but Digitalis was quite useful in these slightly relaxing hearts in homeopathic doses, not in the massive doses given in allopathic medicine.

Dr. Stonham said that the paper was excellent and the sort of paper which would appeal to the general practitioner, who was always coming up against acute cases. To have such cases so plainly stated with the drug indications for them was  valuable. There were one or two points he would like to mention with regard to Aconite which, as Dr. Borland had , was very useful in many cases.   The case which he did not mention was the acute pulmonary oedema. He had given. Aconite 30 in such cases and it quickly calmed the patient in that distressing and somewhat dangerous condition and he had found it valuable not only in the first case but also in cases when the attack has been repeated. Dr. Borland said he gave Laurocerasus in acute heart complaints. He had had an acute case with Cheyne-Stokes respiration, it looked as if the patient would die, he gave Hydrocyanic Acid and he recovered very nicely. Many people would substantiate the value of Dr. Borland's paper.

Dr. G. R. Mitchell said that a clinical paper was most useful. He wanted to criticize something Dr. Paterson said when he took the Aconite example as not prescribing on the totality. He would have thought it was an example of pres­cribing on that procedure because in the first case, on all the manifestations, Aconite was the drug, and it worked and on the second occasion there was a different totality, and the Aconite did not work. That was the way he would have re­garded the matter.

Dr. Hardy added her grateful thanks to Dr. Borland for his paper. With regard to medicines for heart complaints she agreed with Dr. Paterson that Digitalis 200, one dose, was very effective in the semi-chronic or chronic case of the right sided congestion, blue face and blue nails, but not in the acute patient. She also used mother tincture Crataegus for heart patients because it was specific for the cardiac muscle. An­other drug which was used in Russia was Adonis mother tinc­ture, five drops to a dose. ..the wonderful collection of details on which indications had been given and which were of the greatest possible value. The paper would require a great deal of study, so that these indi­cations could be taken for future use.
He was rather in favour of trying to keep the remedies which were very definitely specific for particular conditions because in cases where there was an emergency there was no time to seek for all the exact indications which might help, but he was rather surprised that Dr. Borland did not make more use of the Snake Poisons in heart cases because he must admit he would not be without Lachesis. If there was any suggestion of heart failure he would give Lachesis and would be surprised if it did not answer. There was one rather in­teresting point from the homeopathic point of view with regard to Snake Poisons and that was to think of the first thing which an individual felt when he was bitten by a snake, which was death, and when death threatened the patient ,the prescriber should think of the Snake Poisons. He mentioned this in a paper he read on Snake Poisons in Berlin just before the war and it attracted the attention of reporters who were pre­sent. In the Berliner Tageblatte there appeared in headlines, "When death threatens, think of the Snake Poisons."..

Dr. Alva Benjamin said that with regard to the collapse cases one would have thought that Dr. Borland would have mentioned Veratrum Album for cases of great coldness and excessive sweating. With regard to heart cases he had had a lot of help from Chamomilla, particularly when the pain was very severe. ..

Dr. W. Lees Templeton said that most of them felt that they had been back at school and he felt not only humbled but humiliated, for he must admit that he did not get such good results, possibly because one did not always get the symptoms. Most of the emergencies he saw were unable to give symptoms and one had to judge on appearances. He was glad, therefore, that Dr. Borland had elaborated on the ap­pearance of the patient, because that was important. With regard to drugs, he did not find Ant. Tart,  useful in heart cases because he believed the pathology was different. He thought Ant. Tart, had a pulmonary pathology, not cardiac. Carbo Veg. had a great and justifiable reputation as the "corpse reviver" and it did work when the appropriate symp­toms were present. Cold sweat he looked upon as a guiding symptom for Verat. Alb. and he had verified its value in collapse. He was sorry that Dr. Borland was not more speci­fic in his diagnoses, e.g. if pain was due to coronary thrombosis he doubted if the high potency alone would ease this parti­cular pain in a matter of minutes.
The wait with the patient for four or five hours for the second presentation was a serious matter when one was called out in the middle of the night, and like confinements many of these emergencies did occur at night. Why was this, he wondered?

                   Excerpt from :  The British  Homoeopathic  journal,   March   1946
 
 
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