This homeopathic medicine pocket case belonged to Henry Sook ( – 1893), a graduate of the Western College of Homeopathic Medicine (1863) who practiced in Steubenville, on the Ohio River, until 1869. Insurance usually will not cover homeopathic medicine, because it is sold over-the-counter. In the early 1900s, homeopathy was popular in America, with over 15 percent of all doctors being homeopathic. The NHPID must therefore be consulted to verify the acceptable minimum potency for each homeopathic ingredient.
While it is controversial because of the extremely diluted nature of homeopathic medications, interest in homeopathy has increased in recent years. Besides serving as an educator, Dana has developed a line of homeopathic medicines called Medicine From Nature, which are manufactured by Nature’s Way, a leader in the natural products industry.
In 2004 a total of 7.5 million Italians use homeopathic medicines, 2.5 million more than a survey showed in 2000 (33). As paradoxical as it may seem, the higher the dilution, when prepared in this dynamized way, the more potent the homeopathic remedy. Natrum muriaticum: Considered the stiff upper lip” remedy, people who need it are profoundly sensitive and inhibited due to many anxieties; silent with grief after a loss.
Each bottle contains a blend of remedies traditionally used for the symptoms of anxiety. Maesimund Banning Panos, M.D. (1912 – 1999) was an author, lecturer and homeopathic practitioner. The envelopes were opened and it was shown that the second group’s trough had been treated with a homeopathic remedy and the other with just distilled water or placebo.
In addition to her diplomate in homeopathic medicine, she is certified by the National Board of Homeopathic Examiners, and is the past president of the Illinois Homeopathic Medicine Association. Having now done a fair amount of research on Rufus’ symptoms, I felt that the prednisone had probably caused the cataracts, and that the amoxycillin given in February might have caused the hearing loss.