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the law of similars

a substance that causes a particular array of symptoms in a healthy person will cure those symptoms when they arise in the course of an illness

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which law states that a substance that causes a particular array of symptoms in a healthy person will cure those symptoms when they arise in the course of an illness

the law of similars

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the minimum dose

the ideal dosage is the smallest amount that will produce a curative response

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which law states the ideal dosage is the smallest amount that will produce a curative response?

the minimum dose

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the single remedy

only one remedy is given at a time

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the individualized remedy

the ideal remedy is the one that best matches the individual symptom picture in its totality

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defining principles of homeopathy

the law of similars
the minimum dose
the single remedy
the individualized remedy

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potentization

potentization is a process of repeated steps of dilution + succussion (agitation)

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constitutional treatment

constitutional treatment takes the whole person into account addressing chronic or recurrent problems as well as the mental and spiritual traits of the individual

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Herrings Law

The Law of Cure
-Symptoms move from more vital to less vital organs
-Symptoms move from within outwards
-Symptoms move from above downwards
-Symptoms resolve in reverse order of appearance

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Antidote

a substance or influence which interferes with homeopathic treatment.

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Differentiate b/t the PSORA cutter and the SYCOTIC cutte

Psora cuts to fit in and Sycotic cuts for attention

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2 PSORIC remedies

Psorinum and sulfur

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2 SYCOTIC remedies

Argentum and Kali Sulphuricum

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Describe the physical characteristics (at least 5) of PSORA walking into your office.

Lack of Energy, flushed face-pale and red, very red lips, slouches, warmly and plainly dressed, shy

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You are in a club and notice someone walking up to you to ask you to dance. You know this person is SYCOTIC-how do you know? (I'm looking for general/physical characteristics and any other observable charac.)

#1-we’re in a club, probably chewing the ice in his drink, large features (hands, feet, nose)-larger than life, always moving, lots of hair everywhere, Broad palate, big red lips

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What would you make PSORA for dinner?

Quiche with meat and cheese and lotsa butter with something sweet and creamy for desert.

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What would you make SYCOSIS for dinner?

Salty ham with sauerkraut and collard greens w/ACV

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What are the pains of a PSORA person like? type? description? modalities?

•PSORA complains of various physical ailments BUT lives into their 80’s and 90’s.
•Suffer from headaches, sleeping problems, poor digestion, stomach pains and restlessness
•Problems are FUNCTIONAL

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What are the pains of a SYCOTIC individual?

•Enlargement, swelling, warts, growths grow quickly where they are not supposed to
•Might be sick but has to move around
•Spasmodic, paroxysmal pain in mm., stiffness, soreness > w/ movement
•Lower abdominal area ;strong inflammation

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List 2 examples of a PSORA individual and tell me why they are PSORA

Edith Bunker-shy, timid, subservient
Belle from Beauty and The Beast-Cares for others, shy, fears being judged

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10. List 2 examples of a SYCOTIC individual and tell me why they are SYCOTIC.

Barbra Streisand-Diva, Big nose, center of attention
Charlie Sheen-throws tantrums, wild, loves nightlife