LEAD Action News Vol 2 no 2 Autumn 1994
Principles of Homeopathy
Extract from the book Homeopathic Medicine at Home by Masimund B. Panos MD and Jane Heimlich. A Corgi Book by Transworld Publishers Ltd. 1980
The Law of Similars
The term homeopathy (sometimes spelled homoeopathy) comes from the Greek homoios ("similar") and pathos ("suffering" or "sickness"). The fundamental law upon which homeopathy is based is the law of similars, or "Like is cured by like". The law of similars states that a remedy can cure a disease if it produces in a healthy person symptoms similar to those of the disease.
Sing a Song of Symptoms
The following two poems were written to help homeopaths remember the laws of homeopathy and the symptoms of lead poisoning in particular.
From '"A song of Symptoms" by Patersimilias, B Jain Publishers Pty Ltd, New Delhi. India. Reprinted edition l99l. Originally published in 1974 by Health Science Press. N. Devon, UK. (Patersimilias is the pseudonym of a medical practitioner and member of the Faculty of Homoeopathy.)
A song of Symptoms
Sing a song of Symptoms
Paul the plumber isn't chatty
by Michael Castleman Published by Schortz Books.
Healing with Apples
Modern medical science has found that Johnny Appleseeds' passion for fruit has tremendous value in healing - thanks to its pulp, which is high in pectin, a soluble form of fibre.
European studies suggest apple pectin helps eliminate lead, mercury and other toxic heavy metals from the body. Cleansing the body of these poisons is yet another reason for people who live in polluted cities to enjoy the proverbial apple a day.
Rx for Apples
Eat the whole fresh fruit to enjoy a wide range of healthful benefits. Wash apples with soap and water before eating to eliminate any pesticide residues.
Here at the Community Lead Information Centre, people often enquire about the efficacy of natural treatments for lead poisoning, such as the use of plumbum, i.e. lead itself, in homeopathic treatment.
Chelation therapy is the usual medical treatment for severe childhood lead poisoning, i.e. when the blood lead level is above 55 µg/dL (micrograms per decilitre). It would be fascinating to hear from the parent of a chelated child, just how it was for that child.
EDTA chelation therapy for adults, is also used by alternative therapists with medical training, to reduce the ongoing production of free radicals within the body by removing accumulations of metallic catalysts (lead, mercury, cadmium, etc) which accumulate as a person grows older. Free radical pathology is said to be the "underlying process triggering the development of most age- related ailments, including cancer, dementia and arthritis, as well as atherosclerosis". Please write about your experience of any of these therapies, and send it to:
The LEAD Group Inc., PO Box 161, Summer Hill, NSW 2130.
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