Homeopathy: from Hahnemann to the Present

Alice Tamaccio


The foundations and philosophical underpinnings of Homeopathy are discussed within the framwork of a nineteenth century modical controversy. During this era, Hahnemannian doctrine rose in response to the need for conservative healing practices yet faced a decine as key spokesmen of orthodox medicine successfully articulated its shortcomings. These historical events relegated Homeopathy to the status of an eclectic medical art. Its greatest discoveries and contributions, such as the medicinals founded by Hahnemann and the attitude of patient education have become incorporated into modern day medical practice. 


Key words: Homeopathy - Hahnemann's System - Nineteenth Century Medicine - Hahnemann - Homeopathy, History of. 

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