Boericke's New Manual of Homeopathic Materia MedicaÂ contains the well-known verified characteristic symptoms of all our medicines besides other less important symptoms aiding the selection of the curative remedy. All the new medicines and essentials of the published clinical experience of the school have been added. In its present compact form it contains the maximum number of reliable Materia Medica facts in the minimum space.
Amongst all the valuable literature available for homoeopathy, it would be unjustified to not mention, william Boericke's efforts. One of his most valued contribution is in the form of 'Homeopathic Materia Madica and Repertory'. This book provides authentic information on homoeopathic drugs. The unique feature is the systematic representation of the drugs under various system headings like mind, head, female, Respiration, sleep, extremities, etc. Every drug is followed by a brief about it's relationship with other remedies. This literature has an added advantage, as it is a compendium of a clinical repertory which is very useful for bed-side prescribing. The repertory is handy and easy to use and since it is based on the most widely used book of reference for Materia Medica and Clinical Repertory and would find place on every homoeopath's desk.
This new edition has added advantages which make it all the more invaluable:
- Section on rare and uncommon remedies
- To maintain the high standard, all abbreviations and remedy names have been derived from the 'Synthesis Repertory'
- A section on mother tinctures has been added to the book to make the study of the subject complete
- An index of the drugs, with both common and Latin names has been introduced in the beginning of the book.
About the AuthorÂ
William Boericke: Born on October 25, 1849, he graduated from Philadelphia Medical College in 1876 and Hahnemannian Medical College in 1880. In San Francisco, he practiced Homoeopathy for over 50 years. He was a member of faculty of Hahnemannian Medical College and author of A Compend of the Principles of Homoeopathy, Boerickes Materia Medica and translator to the sixth edition of Hahnemanns Organon.