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Spice of life - Spectrum of Homeopathy 01/2016

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Spice of life - Spectrum of Homeopathy 01/2016

Lamiaceae and Piperaceae

Herbs and spices, such as rosemary, oregano, sage, and especially pepper can make even the most boring food attractive, exciting, and lively. Enthusiasm and a lust for life, the desire for enjoyment and stimulation, as well as the fear of boredom are therefore typical characteristics in the remedy picture of the plants presented in this issue of SPECTRUM "Spice of life". Our authors show the overlaps and differences in the homeopathically similar but botanically very different families of the Lamiaceae and Piperaceae. The contributions in this SPECTRUM present the application of Jan Scholten's Plant theory, Rajan Sankaran's vital sensation and miasms, and Michal Yakir's ideas on the developmental stages of the plants.

Intrigued by the fascinating theme, Jan Scholten and Michal Yakir agreed to make a personal contribution. This issue of SPECTRUM has therefore the pleasure to chronicle the latest and exciting developments in homeopathic classifications.

In his overview, Jan Scholten explains the significance of the remedy codes and how to use them to navigate his Plant system. With co-author Martin Jakob, he exclusively presents a fine-tuning of his Plant theory. His classification of the Lamiaceae into the subfamilies, Lamioideae and Nepetoideae reveals the fundamental significance of his application of phases and subphases.

Michal Yakir describes her views on the evolution of plants and the their relationship to the development of female and male aspects of human individuation.

Angelika Bolte and Jörg Wichmann marry Sankaran's sensation method with the classifications used in Yakir's theory of plant evolution, creatively applying the resulting combination to their sketch of the disparities between the Piperaceae and the Lamiaceae.

Bhawisha Joshi, Sigrid Lindemann and Dinesh Chauhan, three representatives of Sankaran's sensation method, show how it is possible to differentiate these remedy families, which have a very similar sensation.

This issue features two new Lamiaceae provings, Thyme and Ground ivy. For his informative overview of the king of the spices, Christian Weidl proved some unknown Pepper remedies himself, complementing his homeopathic knowledge with insights from Ayurveda, folk medicine, and cultural history.

This issue of SPECTRUM offers entertaining stimulation, a wealth of inducements to find unknown paths to the simillimum, and many ways to comprehend innovative ideas and apply them in practice. So, no chance of boredom here!

For the first time, you will find two titles on the cover page of this issue of SPECTRUM. The spicy materia medica theme of the Lamiaceae and Piperaceae is indeed complemented by a lively presentation of the three modern approaches of the Plant kingdom in homeopathy.

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Christian Weidl: Pepper: The king of spices
Ethnobotany – Cultural History – Trituration – Experience

Dinesh Chauhan: Everyday pleasures
Piper nigrum – the simillimum is sneezing powder

Sigrid Lindemann: Elated and isolated
Cubeba and the irritation of urticaria

Ulrike Schuller-Schreib: Thrills, flood of ideas, time-wasting
Lamiaceae, Rubiaceae, and Piperaceae – differentiation according to Sankaran

Angelika Bolte, Jörg Wichmann: Pungence and a fleeting aroma
A comparison of Piperaceae and Lamiaceae

Bhawisha Joshi: A breath of fresh air
Mentha piperita – a lively encounter with a typical member of the Mint family

Mahesh Ghandi: Love is my petrol
Scutellaria lateriflora and the loss of vitality

Michal Yakir: Yin and yang in the development of plants
Zingiber officinale, Musa sapientum, and the order of Zingiberales in Yakir’s system

Jan Scholten: Fractal system
Overview of the Plant theory

Jan Scholten, Martin Jakob: Primitive and complex spices
Piperaceae and Lamiaceae in Plant theory

Martin Jakob: The subtlety of the plant theory
Lamioideae and Nepetoideae – subfamilies of the Lamiaceae

Heinz Wittwer: Phosphorus through and through
Salvia officinalis – stage 15 of the Lamiaceae

Walter Glück: Sweating, Coughing, hoarseness
Salvia officinalis and Mentha piperita

Reinhard Flick: Letting go of tension
Thymus vulgaris – a remedy proving

Gabriela Hoppe: Finding your own position
Glechoma hederacea fortifies and brings clarity


Spice of life - Spectrum of Homeopathy 01/2016

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1 years ago
Spectrum of Homeopathy
I'm not sure about the E-book format. I think I would prefer the hard copy. read more ...
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Irina Firuti

1 years ago
Interesting but incomplete
Interesting articles but the issue should have been called "Sexual hormones" because of the whole endocrinology this is what it reffers to. And only the female part: fertility and other gynecological disorders. Where is the thyroid pathology, so widely spread? Where the so frequently encountered hyperprolactinemia?Where are some rare conditions as Addison's, growth hormones disturbances, the stress hormones, the overuse of cortisone etc? Does Homeopathy have a solution to them? Where's the organotherapy? read more ...
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Tim Shannon

3 yearss ago
Good overview
This a good overview of Rheumatism. Would LOVE to see something on rheumatism that is more compelling from a medical standpoint. For example, it'd be great to see case reports that include blood markers, pictures, etc. The reason for me, is it's often hard with RA cases to determine just how deep the pathology is - labs often help illuminate the level of disease. Hopefully one day, we'll see more well documented cases. read more ...
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