A word from the Editor
Period between previous and this issue of the magazine was a bit turbulent. It affected my work on the preparation of the issue. At one point I wondered if it even would be published. Even though the moment of wondering lasted just few seconds, it was so strong to remember. At that moment happened something that, so to say, decided. There will be no more question if..! One evening I received one of common notifications that someone shared something from the page Balkanopathy. People often share our articles, so that sharing caused pleasant feeling. I remember that I even smiled. But what I saw froze my smile. Our page was shared on the other page, which members are against homeopathy.
So, You Think You Know Phosphorus?
In this interesting dialogue between Elaine Lewis and Mati Fuller, to us is revealed a little known dark side of our homeopathic Phosphor.
The Homeopathic Proving of Bambusa arundinacea, Review 1
Bambusa arundinacea certainly is very interesting remedy. Two cases of cure with bamboo we published this year in June issue of magazine. Camilla Glantz wrote this review a year after publishing the book about proving conducted by Bernd Schuster in Germany, 1997.
Charles Darwin and Homeopathy
Both the opponents and advocates of homeopathy fight for Darwin. Every now and then, someone pulls out an ace from the sleeve: these first to confirm that even he denounced homeopathy, others to add in favor to homeopathy another famous name from the world of science. Perhaps Darwin himself did not have any opinion on homeopathy.
A lady’s true friend – diamond (Adamas)
Homeopath Dr Uzma Ali gives a view of homeopathic diamond in several aspects, with a review of the nature of the substance, its use through history, provings, and ends the article with a brief discussion about one cured case.
Diamond is one of the most popular gemstones, yet it has been in use for a shorter time than any of the other gemstones.
The Homeopathic Proving of Bambusa arundinacea, Review 2
Unlike the previous review of the same proving, it seems that the author have been more inclined towards the colleague who conducted the proving, although he pointed out the same objections. It is even more useful, to compare these two views.
Little pill, big trouble
To some, it’s a life-saver. To others, it’s a con trick played on the sick and vulnerable. But what’s the truth about homeopathy?
Over and over again, the doctor told her she was being silly. But Gemma knew there was something wrong. She’d fall asleep on the sofa and couldn’t be woken. She’d see strange shapes and colours. She was having difficulties remembering things in the office.
The Red Admiral butterfly: military man among the ladies
Patricia Maher introduces us to the kingdom of butterflies by proving the substance obtained of a specimen of the red admiral. In charming style explains both the proving and the interesting case of a woman she cured with this remedy.
Hahnemann's advanced methods, Part 7: Administering the Dose
In seventh of eight lectures Hahnemann’s advanced methods, David Little thoroughly explains the ways how the dose can be administered, assessment of action of the first dose based on the change of the symptoms, and the finishing of the case. In addition, he also provides a review of the necessary modernization of homeopathy, as well as the traps in this process.
Musca domestica – A case from practice
Homeopath Matilde Flores presents the case of a very „heavy child” and beautiful healing with the remedy, Musca domestica (ordinary, domestic fly).
Male age 6 3/4, born in July 1992.
First consultation April 1999.
Physical: Repeated Ear infections with fevers of 102F (38,9C). History of pin worms. Popping sound in his ears driving him to tears.
Spigelia (pinkroot) – The essence
Joy Lucas, as always, clear and concise presents the essence of the remedy. Very often she reveals the deep nature of remedies that we are used to see as exclusively acute and /or small remedies.
Herbalism and Homeopathy, Part 5:
The spread of homeopathy
Hahnemann was tried to crown his work in 1833, when on January 22 opened the first homoeopathic hospital in Leipzig. However, during the ten years of work, the hospital was struggling with financial problems.