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Flashcards in Homeopathy Deck (17):
1

What is the high and only mission of any practitioner according to Hahnemann?

To cure

2

The removal of all signs and symptoms, nothing more and nothing less is Hahnemann's definition of what?

Cure

3

According to homeopathy derangement of what causes symptomatic illness?

Vital force

4

The total symptom picture of a pt used as clues to prescribing a remedy refers to what?

Totality of symptoms

5

What law is defined as a substance that provokes symptoms in a healthy person will remove those same symptoms in an unhealthy person?

Law of Similars

6

Administration of a remedy to a healthy person to determine what symptoms is provokes refers to what?

Proving

7

What is a remedy that corresponds to the totality of symptoms in a patient?

Simillimum

8

What process in homeopathy reduces an agent to a powder?

Trituration

9

An infectious disease that occurs once in a person's lifetime refers to what in homeopathy?

Acute miasm

10

What is akin to a genetic predisposition to develop a chronic disease in homeopathy?

Chronic miasm

11

List the 3 main miasms in homeopathy?

Psora
Syphillitic
Sycotic

12

Which miasm is considered to be the origin of all disease (according to Hahnemann)?

Psora

13

What determines the extent to which the secondary symptoms of psora will manifest?

Environmental factors

14

How are miasms passed on?

Infectious, from generation to generation

15

Knowledge of disease, Knowledge of medicinal powers, Selection of remedy, and Correct dose are 4 things a physician must know in order to do what?

Cure

16

What are the 4 things a physician must know in order to cure?

1. Knowledge of disease
2. Knowledge of medicinal powers
3. Selection of remedy
4. Correct dose

17

Symptoms such as left arm pain in a MI that are associated with allopathic representations of disease are called?

Common symptoms