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What is the concept of susceptibility in homeopathy?

The inherent predisposition of an individual to be affected by a particular disease

What does the statement 'Homoeopathy can remove symptoms, but the disease remains' imply?

Homeopathy can alleviate the symptoms of a disease without curing the disease itself

What happens when two similar diseases meet in a human body?

The stronger disease overpowers the weaker one

What is the concept of isopathy in homeopathy?

Curing a disease by the same contagious principle that produces it

Who introduced the concept of isopathy in homeopathy?

Johann Joseph Wilhelm Lux

What does the statement 'Homoeopathy can remove symptoms, but the disease remains' imply?

The symptoms may be alleviated, but the underlying disease is not fully cured

What happens when two similar diseases meet in a human body?

The stronger disease overpowers the weaker one

What happens when two dissimilar diseases meet in a human body?

The diseases merge and form a new disease

Who introduced the concept of isopathy in homeopathy?

Johann Joseph Wilhelm Lux

What is the concept of susceptibility in homeopathy?

The individual's predisposition to certain diseases

Study Notes

Organon of Medicine

  • Aphorism 1-70 is called a miniature of Organon.
  • Dr. Hahnemann speaks about the preventive aspect of Homoeopathy in Aphorism 2.

Treatment of Acute Diseases

  • In the treatment of acute diseases, the physician should look for the totality of symptoms.
  • Accessory circumstances do not include Prejudices.

Symptoms and Diagnosis

  • Objective symptoms are explained in Aphorism 6.
  • Prejudices may lead to mistakes in diagnosis.

Vital Force and Dynamis

  • Causa occasionalis means the exciting cause of a disease.
  • Vital force is defined in Aphorism 9.
  • The concept of dynamis is explained in the footnote of Aphorism 11.
  • Following is not a characteristic of vital force: being capable of self-preservation.
  • This material organism, without vital force, is capable of decomposition and death.
  • The word ‘vital force’ was replaced by ‘vital energy’ in the 5th edition of Organon.

Materia Peccans and Dynamic Influence

  • Materia peccans, in relation to ‘dynamic influence’, is found at the footnote of Materia Medica.
  • Aphorism 12 explains the concept of materia peccans.

Law of Cure and Homoeopathic Treatment

  • Enantiopathic method means treating a disease with a similar disease.
  • The nature of the law of cure is explained in Aphorism 28.
  • The following aspects of the Law of Similia are explained except for the spiritual aspect.
  • Hahnemann indicated the Palliative method of treatment in Aphorism 29.
  • Aphorism 28 describes how homoeopathic cure takes place.
  • The moral and physical aspect of the law of similia is explained in Aphorism 26.
  • The disease aspect of the Law of Similia is explained in Aphorism 27.

Test your knowledge of homeopathy with this quiz covering aphorisms 1-70 of Dr. Hahnemann's Organon. Explore concepts such as preventive aspects, treatment of acute diseases, prejudices, and objective symptoms.

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