“Understanding Posology in Classical Homoeopathy” revised third international edition. By Farokh J . History of High Potency in Homoeopathy (p). On the. Introduction. Posology (from the Greek, posos, how much) mean the science or doctrine of dosage. Posology is the study of Law of Dosage. How have the concepts of homeopathic posology evolved with Hahnemann and over history to our current understanding on the subject.

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If you experience an amelioration of symptoms after taking a remedy, you should not repeat the remedy until the symptoms that have gotten better have homeopahic for four to five days. I ask them to swish the liquid in their mouth for 15 to 20 seconds before swallowing each spoon. Hold the liquid in your mouth for 15 or 20 seconds before swallowing each sip. Is it a dynamic vs fixed disease?

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Give it about one hour away from meal times. My goal is to identify two or three hoemopathic that we can use as markers that will help us determine when you should repeat the remedy. French homeopaths are not allowed to prescribe over the 30C strength of the remedy by government decree. Please do not eat an hour before or after taking the remedy. Here are common intervals at which people take their LM or Quin potency remedy doses:. The American homeopaths, such as James Tyler Kent, tended to use much higher potencies, because they wanted quick and dramatic results, and were not as concerned about gentleness as Hahnemann was.

Hahnemann also taught that you should never repeat a remedy until you have seen that the remedy has exhausted its action. What homeopathif their occupation? I learned a great deal by taking LM potencies myself, and learning about aggravations on LM potencies, and how to adjust the size of the dose, and the frequency of administration to minimize aggravations and maximize the therapeutic effects of the remedies. It is designed to bring you to health and independence. They do not know about the wonderful powers of the high potencies.

This is my latest revision. He believed that you should not interrupt a dose that is still active. Repeating before you are supposed to can trigger a strong aggravation that can take up to three weeks to recover from, so be careful.


LM Potencies and Homeopathic Posology – Homeopathy for Health

If too much of the remedy is given they can have a strong aggravation. You can use a disposable cup if you wish. The recommended dosage on the Boiron blue tubes is 2 to 3 pellets. It is important not to interrupt this process, but allow the aggravation to play itself out.

It may take 15 minutes for the pellets to thoroughly dissolve. I would then only repeat the remedy, if the symptoms that had improved on the base-line chart begin to relapse, as that is an indication that the remedy has gone full circle and has run its course, and it is now safe and advantageous to repeat.

I am also seeing gentle healing happening on the LM potencies. Yet homeopaths today are repeating high potencies daily with no qualms, and claim to get positive results. Now I am thinking too bad, for us, we do not understand the wonderful power of the low potencies. I was very influenced by Kent in the early years of my practice, but now I am leaning more toward the gentleness that Hahnemann advocated.

He believed that the body would not tolerate an identical stimulus without some negative effect. Nature of Disease — Seat of disease, Nature of disease, Stage of disease. When someone is highly sensitive they can overreact to the smallest stimulus, and can detect even a drop difference in the amount of the remedy given. It is best to take the remedy at the time of the day when you feel at your best.

Since writing this article I have experimented a lot with different pellet quantities per dose.

I tend not to go to higher potencies unless the person has worked up to it over time. I would use only one pellet, diluted in two, four or more ounces of water and give one teaspoon or more of the liquid to start with, as the patient gets accustomed to the remedy, and then reassess the quantity used when a repetition is needed.

Is the disease of an insidious nature? He would also use only one globule of the remedy, always dissolved in water. Please prepare the medicine in the bathroom, so as to avoid exposing other family members to the remedy, and set aside special cups and a spoon for this purpose.


After taking a remedy there is usually an initial reaction period that can last several weeks or months, depending upon how deeply rooted a symptom is.

You may drink regular water after that if you would like. Generally, you will know that the remedy has located a symptom and is working on it, because you may experience a brief intensification in that symptom. Also the 30C pellets from Homeopatbic and other manufacturers are very large, much larger than the poppyseed granule size that Hahnemann was using. Their phone number is With LM potencies it is very important to determine the sensitivity level of the person to the remedy.

The reason for this is that for some people the LM2 from the pharmacy is too strong. This is way more than Hahnemann would have administered.

I allow this initial reaction period to unfold without any interference. Many of these homeopaths began with the 30C potency, which they considered to be low, and progressed to the C, 1M, 10M, 50M, CM, and beyond. Do not interfere during transitions. These directions are constantly evolving. The three remedies given in the order shown have proven to be very homeopathci in most cases of croup. I am always giving the remedy diluted in water. Where the symptom matching is poor due to paucity of symptoms or when the prescription covers only a superficial or local condition eg.

LM Potencies and Homeopathic Posology In I worked extensively with LM Potencies, also known as Quin potencies or 50 millesimal potencies, and it has forced me to reexamine the way I have been prescribing centesimal scale remedies. Some people take the remedy 2 times a week.

In this case I may dissolve 2 to 3 pellets of a 30C or 8 pellets of a C, as the C pellets tend to be much smaller than the 30C pellets from certain pharmacies in 4 ounce of water, and posologgy the patient drink anywhere from a teaspoon to the entire amount, depending upon what I perceive to be their sensitivity.