Homeopathy

Homeopathy: A Comprehensive Timeline

People, Schools, Books, and Countries, from 1755 - 2008

1755 - 1799

  • April 10, 1755

Samuel Christian Friederich Hahnemann is born in Meissen, Germany. Samuel Hahnemann, M.D. would go on the be the first to scientifically establish and systematize the principle of curing by similars. Similia Similibus Curentur had been known throughout the history of medicine and was recognized by Hippocrates. By testing single drugs on reasonably healthy human subjects, rather than animals or the sick, Hahnemann was able to determine their pure effects.

  • 1755

Germany is the home of Hahnemann and Homeopathy until 1835

  • 1764 - 1845

Georg A.H. Muhlenbein

"The Apostle of Homeopathy" in Northern Germany. He converted many allopaths and was a founder of The Central Union.

  • 1765 - 1854

Matthius Marenzeller, the first to profess the doctrine of homeopathy in Austria. In 1828, by order of the emperor, he conducted the first homeopathic experiments at the Garrison Hospital in Vienna.

  • 1773 - 1852

Joseph Mueller, the pioneer homeopath in Hungary.

  • 1778 - 1843

Carl Bernhard Trinius , a German homeopathic physician, was said to have been Samuel Hahnemann's favorite nephew. Trinius played an important role in homeopathy in Russia. and was physician to Russian Emperor, Nicholas I.

  • 1779

Hahnemann graduates Erlangen

  • 1779

Hahnemann's dissertation at Erlangen

Dissertatio inauguralis medica, Conspectus adfectuum spasmodicorum aetiologicus et therapeuticus - His Inaugural Thesis was defended August 1.

  • 1782

Kreb's Medic

Hahnemann pens some small writings for the second part of Krebs' Medic. One of the articles relates to a mode of checking salivation at its commencement, probably by means of liver of sulphur, or sulphuretted hydrogen gas, as described in the Venereal Diseases.

  • 1784 - 1849

Moritz Muller, prover of Dulcamara. A founder of the first homeopathic Journal, Archiv fur der Homoopathischen Heilkunst, 1822.

  • 1784

Hahnemann's first large scale work - Directions for Curing Radically Old Sores and Indolent Ulcers, with an Appendix Containing a More Appropriate Treatment of Fistulas, Caries, Spina Ventosa, Cancer, White Swelling and Pulmonary Consumption.

Published in Leipzig, it contains many useful observations on the management of the system in general and of old ulcers in particular. Even in this early effort, we can see Hahnemann's disgust for many of the absurd modes of treating disease that were common to his day. These are illustrated by examples from the author's own practice at Hermanstadt in Transylvania.

  • 1785 - 1864

Clemens M. F. von Boenninghausen - developer of the first homeopathic repertory, The Repertory of the Anti-Psoric Remedies, author of The Therapeutic Pocket Book

H.A. Roberts, along with A.C. Wilson, wrote a biographical sketch of Boenninghausen, which includes a chronology of his writings.

  • 1786 - (unknown)

Fredrick Hahnemann, homeopath, son of Samuel Hahnemann

  • 1786

On Arsenical Poisoning; its Treatment and Judicial Detection published by Hahnemann.

  • 1787 - 1840

Hans Burch Gram, MD, first homeopath in United States

  • 1786

On The Wine Test for Iron and Lead published by Hahnemann. Further essays published on the subject in 1792 - 1794.

  • 1787 - 1849

Caspar Jenischen, developer of the first high potencies.

  • 1789

Instruction for Surgeons Respecting Venereal Diseases, an early essay by Hahnemann describing his clinical observations and proposed treatments for venereal diseases. Although prior to Hahnemann's first ideas on the homeopathic principal, this work contains many original ideas and important innovations on the common practice of his day.

  • 1787 - 1860

Johann Stapf, MD, one of Hahnemann's Prover's Union, first convert to homeopathy

  • 1788 - 1868

Federal Vanderburgh, one of the first American homeopaths

  • 1789

Exact Mode of Preparing The Soluble Mercury and Instructions for Surgeons respecting Venereal Diseases, together with a new Mercurial Preparation are both published by Hahnemann.

  • 1790

Hahnemann translates Cullen's Materia Medica, which instigates him to test Cinchona upon himself.

  • 1791 - 1876

George Henry Bute. He was the first prover of Rhus tox. and many indigenous plants. His proving symptoms of Alum were accepted by Hahnemann and inserted into The Chronic Diseases. It was this pioneer Pennsylvania homeopath who induced Constantine Hering to immigrate to America.

  • 1791

The Friend of Health, Part I by Hahnemann, is published in the vernacular. A compilation of articles, which delve into the subject of Hygiene. These works were far ahead of their time with regard to their insights and humanity. Part I includes articles on the bites of mad dogs, the protection against infection in epidemic diseases and interesting suggestions on the use of diet for preventing disease and helping the sick.

  • 1791

Hahnemann moves to Leipzig.

  • 1791 - 1874

William Leaf, English merchant and philanthropist. Having been a patient and intimate friend of Hahnemann, he does much to establish and support homeopathy in the UK.

  • 1793 - 1834

Christian Gottlob Hornburg, one of Hahnemann's earliest disciples and prover of Causticum; first to cure pleurisy and pneumonia with Aconite.

  • 1793

Pharmaceutical Lexicon published by Hahnemann. Also known as the Apothecaries' Dictionary, this work on the preparation of various substances was a standard text used in Germany during a good portion of the 19th Century. It was not a mere compilation, but contained new hints and valuable improvements over what had preceded it.

  • 1793 - 1843

Ernst Ferdinand Rueckert. Assisted Hahnemann as prover of Dulcamra, Aconite, etc. With Lux, he may be considered founder of veterinary homeopathy.

  • 1793 - 1854

Friederick Jacob Rummel. A member of Hahnemann's first proving group who in 1832 became, with Gross and Hartmann, an editor of the Allgemeine Homoopathische Zeitung. Rummel was largely responsible for the recognition and protection of Homeopathy in Prussia.

  • 1794 - 1858

William Wesselhoeft. An intimate of Goethe, he was, with Hering, a founder of the Allentown Academy.

  • 1794 - 1847

Gustav Wilhelm Gross, MD. Considered by Hahnemann as one of his best students, and by some to be the most skilled prover.

  • 1794 - 1887

Henry Detwiller, a founder of The Allentown Academy and pioneer homeopath. He gave the first prescription of a homeopathic medicine in Pennsylvania.

  • 1794 - 1874

Karl Julius Aegidi, Physician to Princess Fredericka of Prussia; he suggested compound remedies to Hahnemann.

  • 1794 - 1878

William Cullen Bryant. American poet, philanthropist, and militant homeopath. Lay member of The New York Homeopathic Society in 1834 and President of The Board of Trustees of the New York Homeopathic Medical College from 1860 - 1872.

  • 1795 - 1869

John Martin Honigberger, MD who took homeopathy to India

  • 1795

The Friend of Health, Part II a compilation of articles, which delve into the subject of Hygiene. These works were far ahead of their time with regard to their insights and humanity. Part II includes articles on how to eradicate malignant fevers, suggestions on the prevention of epidemics and how to choose a family physician.

  • 1795 - 1835

Carl Franz proved the validity of many of the medicines in the "Materia Medica Pura".

  • 1795 - 1863

Franz Hartmann, a member of The Prover's Union. He was a prolific writer who broke from the established method by adding therapeutic indications to his work.

  • 1795 - 1857

Paul Wolf. An opponent of high potencies whose Eighteen Theses, published in 1837, formally declared them deviations from Hahnemann's theories which were supported by many of Germany's 'Progressive Homeopaths'.

  • 1795 - 1885

Benjamin F. Joslin. Prominent New York homeopath and author. Prover of Rumex.

  • 1795 - 1845

Ernst George von Brunnow. Wealthy nobleman and novelist cured by Hahnemann. Translated Materia Medica Pura into Latin and The Organon into French.

  • 1795 - 1849

Wilhelm Lux. With Rueckert can be considered the first to practice veterinary homeopathy, though most known for his doctrine of Aequalia aequalibus - Isopathy.

  • 1795 - 1877

Adolph Franz Haynel. One of Hahnemann's earliest disciples and member of his household as a student and prover. Became a pioneer homeopath in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • 1796

Hahnemann details the cure of Klockenbring's insanity.

  • 1796

Essay on A New Principle for Ascertaining The Curative Powers of Drugs

Hahnemann first announces the simile principle.

  • 1796 - 1828

Carl Gottlob Caspari, compiler of the first homeopathic pharmacopoeia in 1825.

  • 1796 - 1867

Leon Simon, pioneer of homeopathy in France.

  • 1796 - 1853

Paul Francis Curie. Induced by Leaf to move to England, where he became prominent in homeopathy.

  • 1796 - 1878

Frederick H. F. Quin. Introduced homeopathy into England. He established the London Homeopathic Hospital.

  • 1797

Are the Obstacles to the Attainment of Simplicity and Certainty in Practical Medicine Insurmountable? published by Hahnemann, in which he attacks polypharmacy.

  • 1797 - 1860

Ferdinand L. Wilsey. Pupil of Gram and one of the first patients under homeopathic treatment in America.

  • 1797

Vaccination introduced by Jenner. Hailed by Hahnemann and later condemned by Hering, Close and others. Many preferred the method of "internal vaccination", such as the use of Variolinum for smallpox, the legitimacy of which was recognized by the State of Iowa in 1905.

  • 1799

Hahnemann's persecution by the apothecary guilds begins.

1800 - 1899

  • 1800-1878

Marie Melanie d'Hervilly Gohier Hahnemann; homeopath and Hahnemann's second wife

  • 1800

In Cure and Prevention of Scarlet Fever, Hahnemann writes of using 'the smallest dosages'

  • 1800-1880

Constantine Hering, MD, author of "Guiding Symptoms", "Domestic Physician", introduced Glonoine, Lachesis, Psorinum

  • 1800-1875

George Heinrich Gottlieb Jahr, author of the first repertorial index to Hahnemann's materia medica

  • 1800-1877

Jacob Jeanes, a founder of The Allentown Academy. Jeanes was the author of the first original English language work on homeopathic practice, The Homeopathic Practice of Medicine, published in 1838. The book was still acclaimed by Hahnemannians a century later.

  • 1800-1869

Carl Friedrich Gotfried Trinks, an early disciple of Hahnemann's and a prover. Trinks published The Handbook of Materia Medica with some assistance from Noack and Muller, 1843-1848.

  • 1800-1855

William Channing. His successful public trials of Veratrum, Camphor, and Cuprum in the 1832 cholera epidemic were to firmly establish homeopathy in New York. He was America's first Hahnemannian - unwilling to resort to allopathic expedients - thereby creating the schism in principles of practice which would lead to the founding of The International Hahnemannian Association in 1881.

  • 1800-1877

Mercy Jackson, MD, first woman member of the Massachusetts Homeopathic Medical Society

  • 1803

On The Effects of Coffee published by Hahnemann.

  • 1803-1864

Gustav Adolph Schreter; his success during the 1831 cholera epidemic led to relentless persecution by physicians and apothecaries, nearly driving him to flee to America. The Emperor of Austria, petitioned by hundreds of the doctor's supporters, granted the right of homeopaths to practice and dispense on Schreter's birthday, March 1, 1836. As a prover of Borax, he can be credited with the keynote symptom, 'fear of downward motion', which he verified in many children.

  • 1805

Hahnemann publishes Fragmenta de Viribus Medicamentorum Positivis, which included the first repertory of homeopthic materia medica.

  • 1803-1869

John Epps, one of Britain's earliest and most well known homeopaths. As an allopath, he had been a frequent contributor to The Lancet. In 1843 his homeopathically treated case of haematemesis was published in The Lancet provoking "an avalanche of letters" which led to the rejection of further homeopathic cases.

  • 1806

Hahnemann publishes New System of Medicine Based on Experience

  • 1804-1895

John Romig, a pioneer of homeopathy in Pennsylvania and a founder and faculty member of The Allentown Academy.

  • 1806-1889

Edward Bayard

  • 1807-1861

Gustavus Reichelm, the pioneer homeopath of Pittsburgh, known as "The Sugar Powder Doctor." As attending physician of The Catholic Orphan Asylum for twelve years, during which time there were epidemics of measles, scarlet fever, and whooping cough, he had but two deaths.

  • 1808

Hahnemann's articles that appeared in Allgemeine Anzeiger der Deutschen:

  1. On The Value of Speculative Systems of Medicine
  2. Extract from a Letter To A Physician of High Standing on The Great Necessity of a Regeneration of Medicine
  3. On The Present Want of Foreign Medicines
  4. On Substitutes for Foreign Drugs And on The Recent Announcement of the Medical Faculty in Vienna relative to the Superfluousness of The Latter
  5. Observations on Scarlet Fever
  • 1807-1856

Joseph Attomyr, a pioneer Hungarian homeopath.

  • 1808-1891

Phineas Parkhurst Wells, MD, lifelong friend of Dunham and mentor to many young doctors of his day.

  • 1809-1895

Charles S. Neidhard, a graduate of The Allentown Academy, and author of what was considered the best treatise on diphtheria. He held the conviction that the similarity of the remedy must also include the pathological state.

  • 1809

Hahnemann's articles that appeared in Allgemeine Anzeiger der Deutschen:

  1. To a Candidate for the Degree of M.D.
  2. Signs of the Times in the Ordinary System of Medicine
  3. On the Prevailing Fever

1809-1858

Benoit-Jules Mure; prover of Elaps, Crot-c, Hura, and Manc, and author of Provings of The Principal Animal and Vegetable Poisons of The Brazilian Empire, published in English, 1854.

  • 1809-1867

Joseph Birnstill

  • 1810

Brazil: Jose Silva begins contact with Hahnemann

  • 1810-1859

Amos Gerald Hull, an American homeopath of great prominence in promoting homeopathy in the 19th century.

  • 1810

Hahnemann's essay Defense of the Organon

  • 1810-1862

Jean Paul Tessier

  • 1810

The Organon of Rational Healing, 1st edition is published

  • 1811-1821

Hahnemann compiles Materia Medica Pura.

  • 1811

Reine Arzneimittellehre or Materia Medica Pura, Volume One, published.

  • 1811

Hahnemann moves to Leipzig where Stapf becomes his first pupil.

  • 1811

To establish himself as a teacher at the University of Leipzig, Hahnemann defends his thesis, Disseratio historico-medica de Heleborismo veterum with his son Friederick as respondent.

"...he was able to quote verbatim and give the location of the passages from manifold German, French, English, Italian, Latin, Greek, Hebrew and Arabic medical writers, and he could examine their views - either in disagreement or in extension. He quoted from fifty more or less known doctors, philosophers, and naturalists."

- Sir John Weir, 1933.

  • 1811-1874

Joseph Hypolyte Pulte. The second and most prominent homeopath in Cincinnati, Ohio. His neighbors drove logs through the wheels of his carriage in orders to derail homeopathy.

  • 1811-1879

Charles Julius Hempel. Known as the 'Father of Homeopathic Literature' in America for his early, if imperfect, translations of the major German works of Hahnemann, Jahr, Hartmann, and others. These works had been previously inaccessible for the majority of American physicians.

  • 1811-1888

Adolphus Graf zur Lippe-Weissenfeld

  • 1812-1888

Adolph Lippe, considered to be one of the greatest prescribers in Homeopathy, was involved with the journals, The Organon, Hahnemannian Monthly, and The Homeopathic Physician, among others, and helped form the International Hahnemannian Association

  • 1812

Argentina: General San Martin arrives with homeopathic medicine chest

  • 1812

Germany: Hahnemann acquires followers who form the Prover's Union

  • 1813-1888

Clemence Sophia Lozier, founder of New York Medical College for Women in 1863, which became the first homeopathic college for women in the world.

  • 1814-1893

Samuel Swan, considered a crank by many in his time, but like Hahnemann, he was at least 50 years in advance of the majority of his homeopathic brethren.

  • 1815-1891

Samuel Lilienthal, MD, author of Homoeopathic Therapeutics

  • 1815-1902

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, a leader of the suffrage movement who was a lay practitioner and lifelong supporter of homeopathy.

  • 1815-1857

Joseph Thomas Curtis, Gram's second pupil.

  • 1817

Hahnemann constructs handwritten Symptom Dictionary

  • 1817-1885

Henry N. Guernsey, MD, author of Guernsey's Obstetrics

  • 1817

Chile: General San Martin brings homeopathic medicine chest to Chile

  • 1817

Emperor Francis I of Austria outlaws the practice of homeopathy.

  • 1818

Austria: homeopathy introduced in Austria

  • 1819-1906

Bernhardt Fincke, developer of the Fincke 'fluxion' potencies

  • 1818

Hungary: Joseph Muller brings homeopathy to Budapest

  • 1819-1904

Robert Dudgeon, MD, translator of the 5th edition of the Organon

  • 1819

The Organon of Rational Healing, 2nd edition, is published

  • 1820

Hahnemann is arrested in Leipzig for dispensing his own medicines.

  • 1820's

South Africa: Homeopathy introduced by European missionaries

  • 1821-1898

Dr. Wilhelm Schuessler, M.D., developer of Biochemic Therapy, which uses potentized doses of cell salts.

  • 1821

Denmark: Hans Christian Lund brings homeopathy to Denmark

  • 1821

Hahnemann moves to Köthen

  • 1821

Italy: Dr. Necker begins practice of homeopathy

  • 1821

Hering cured of dissecting wound by Arsenicum.

  • 1821

First journal, Archive of The Homeopathic Method of Curing, edited by Gross and Stapf.

  • 1821

Government of Bohemia grants homeopaths right to dispense medicines.

  • 1821

Reinearzneimittelehre, Volume 6, is published and the first homeopathic materia medica, Samuel Hahnemann's Materia Medica Pura, is complete.

  • 1823-1897

Susan Edson, one of the first women admitted to the Cleveland Homeopathic Medical College. Family physician to President Garfield, but allowed only to attend him as a nurse after his assassination.

  • 1823

United States: Hans Burch Gram, America's first homeopath, emigrates from Copenhagen to the United States.

  • 1823

Dr. Bergmann publishes the first homeopathic treatise on a disease, A Manual of The Syphlytic Diseases.

  • 1823

The Organon of Rational Healing, 3rd edition, is published

  • 1823

Russia: Homeopathy introduced by laypeople

  • 1825 - 1906

Thomas Skinner, MD, inventor of the Skinner Centesimal Fluxion Potentizer

  • 1825

The Characteristics of Homoeopathia (from Hahnemann's Geist der homoopathischen Heillehre) is published in New York by Hans Burch Gram. Metcalf's 'Homeopathic Bibliography' states that it "was laughed at by the profession, and there was as yet no public appreciation of homeopathy."

  • 1826 - 1901

Francis Boericke, MD, in 1869 formed "Boericke and Tafel" with Adolph Tafel

  • 1825

Hartlaub publishes first volume of Systematic Effects of The Pure Effects of Medicine for the Practical Use of Homeopathic Physicians, considered by some to be the first repertory.

  • 1826

Dr. Clutterbuck makes first reference to homeopathy in England at a meeting of the London Medical Society.

  • 1825

Carl Caspari publishes Homoopathisches Dispensitorium fur Aertze und Apotheker, the first pharmacopoeia.

  • 1826

Carl Caspari publishes the first work on homeopathic domestic practice.

  • 1827 - 1894

Jabez P. Dake, who agitated for the reform and reproving of the materia medica. This was evidenced by his co-authoring, with Richard Hughes, of the Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesy in 1885.

  • 1827

Hahnemann announces theory of chronic diseases to Stapf and Gross.

  • 1827

Switzerland: Dr. Franz Josef Siegrist practicing in Basel

  • 1828

First homeopathic medical society, The Central Society of German Homeopathists, founded by Hahnemann.

  • 1828

Hering proves Lachesis mutus

  • 1828

Chronic Diseases: Hahnemann's philosophy of chronic disease and exposition of miasms.

  • 1828 - 1877

Carroll Dunham, MD, Dean of the NY Homoeopathic Medical College

  • 1829

The Organon of Rational Healing, 4th edition, is published; This is the 1st edition translated into English

  • 1829 - 1899

Edwin Hale, MD

  • 1829

Spain: A layman named Zuarte begins practice in Cadiz

  • 1830

Beginning of cholera epidemic in Germany. Hahnemann publishes four pamphlets for gratuitous distribution detailing the use of Camphor, Cuprum, and Veratrum for treatment of the epidemic, with recommendations for sanitation and hygiene.

The remarkable result of the use of Camphor for prevention, treatment and disinfection, and the successful use of Cuprum and Veratrum for established cases, assured the grateful recognition of Homeopathy throughout Europe.

Hahnemann ascribes the cause of the cholera to "infinitely small, invisible living organisms."

  • 1829

Poland: Dr. Mylo is practicing in Warsaw

  • 1829

Belgium: The first homeopath, Dr. Pierre Joseph deMoor, begins practice at Alost

  • 1830

France: Des Guidi, aged 61, begins practice in Lyons.

  • 1827

England: Dr. Harvey Quin introduces homeopathic practice into England

1832

The Repertory of the Anti-Psoric Remedies: The first homeopathic repertory by Clemens Von Boenninghausen

  • 1830's

In the 1830s the practice of homeopathy became illegal in Austria. Despite being illegal, many people used homeopathy during the cholera epidemic of 1831.

Statistics show that those with cholera who tried homeopathy had a mortality rate between 2.4 to 21.1%; whereas more than 50% of those with cholera died under conventional medical treatment.

  • 1832

Sweden: Peter Jacob Leidbeck begins practice in Stockholm and visits Hahnemann

  • 1833

Hering arrives in the United States (Philadelphia, PA)

  • 1833

The Organon of Rational Healing, 5th edition - Hahnemann introduces the medicinal solution

  • 1834

Netherlands: First homeopathic doctors: Johan Schonfield in Winshoten and a Dr. Schmid in Schiedam

  • 1835

George Jahr - Manual of Homoeopathic Medicine

A repertorial index to Hahnemann's work.

  • 1835

Allentown Academy founded, 1st homeopathic school in the US

  • 1835

The Repertory of Medicines which are not Anti-Psoric, published by Clemens Von Boenninghausen

  • 1835

Domestic Physician, the first popular homeopathic self-care manual, by Constantine Hering

  • 1836 - 1902

Richard Hughes, MD, low potency proponent, editor of Cyclopedia of Drug Pathogenesy

  • 1836

Portugal: Dr. Florencio Galvao begins discreetly teaching his pupils

  • 1836 - 1909

Henry C. Allen, MD, author of Therapeutics of Intermittent Fever, Keynotes to the Leading Remedies of the Materia Medica, and Materia Medica of the Nosodes

  • 1836 - 1902

Richard Phelan, MD, who introduced Kent to homeopathy

  • 1837 - 1902

Timothy Field Allen, MD, compiler of Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica

  • 1837

Malta: Dr. Benoit Mure introduces homeopathy

  • 1837

Colombia: Homeopathy introduced

  • 1838 - 1917

Eugene Beauharis Nash, MD, author of Leaders in Homeopathic Therapeutics

  • 1839

Ireland: Dr. Charles W. Luther introduces homeopathy

  • 1840 - 1901

James Compton Burnett, MD, author of Fifty Reasons for Being a Homeopath

  • 1839

India: Dr. John Honigberger from Transylvania introduces homeopathy

  • 1841 - ?

Carolyn Hastings, MD

  • 1842 - 1902

Selden Talcott, MD, author of Mental Diseases and Their Modern Treatment

  • 1842

New York Medical Society condemns homoeopathy; refuses practice license to homoeopathic doctors.

  • 1842

Cuba: Dr. Francisco de P. Escopet from Spain brings homeopathy to Havana

  • 1842

Canada (Ontario): James Lillie begins practicing homeopathy in Toronto

  • 1843

Hahnemann dies in Paris, July 2, 1843

  • 1844

Establishment of first US National Medical Association - American Institute of Homoeopathy (AIH). Charter to license homoeopathic physicians & maintain standards of education and practice; serves as a clearing house for provings of North American native plants and other new homoeopathic medicines.

  • 1844

Canada (Quebec): John George Rosenstein is allowed to test homeopathic therapy in the Montreal General Hospital

  • 1844 - 1903

Robert Cooper, MD, developer of 'aborivital' remedies

  • 1845 - 1910

22 homoeopathic medical schools are established throughout the U.S. Estimated 15,000 homoeopathic practitioners. Homoeopathy more economically successful and patient friendly than allopathy.

  • 1846

A national Medical Convention meets in New York to review the 'problem' of homoeopathy. Delegates conclude the great success of homoeopathy must solely be due to allopathic physician's bad marketing and public relations. At this meeting the American Medical Association is founded as a guild of physicians to protect the business interests of its members, and as a direct counterpart to the American Institute of Homoeopathy. A well organized campaign to ostracize homoeopathy and dominate the practice of medicine in the U.S. is launched and continues to this day.

  • 1847 - 1918

Erastus Case, MD, author of Clinical Experiences

  • 1847

Uruguay: Dr. Juan Christiano Korth sets up practice in Montevideo

  • 1847 - 1885

Ernest A. Farrington, MD, author of Clinical Materia Medica, and Comparative Materia Medica

  • 1847

The Therapeutic Pocket Book is published by Clemens Von Boenninghausen

  • 1847 - 1918

Thomas Bradford, MD, practitioner, historian and author of Bradford's Scrapbooks

  • 1847 - 1940

Calvin B. Knerr, MD, who completed Hering's Guiding Symptoms

  • 1848 - 1869

Constantine Hering, Jacob Jeanes, and Walter Williamson established the Homeopathic Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1848. It was one of the first institutions to teach homeopathy in the United States.

  • 1849 - 1929

William Boericke, MD, author of Boericke's Materia Medica

  • 1849

New Zealand: Glasgow graduate William Purdie, MD is the first homeopath

  • 1849 - 1916

James T. Kent, MD, author of Kent's Repertory, Lectures on Homeopathic Materia Medica, and Lectures on Homeopathic Philosophy

  • 1849

The Organon of Rational Healing 5th edition translated into English by Robert Dudgeon

  • 1849 - 1922

Cleveland Homeopathic College (merged with Pulte College 1911, Ohio State 1913)

  • 1849

Cholera Epidemic of 'The South.' Using homoeopathically prepared medicines, Homoeopaths are more successful than allopaths in treating the sick

  • 1850

The mid 1800s saw a backlash by the AMA against homeopathic physicians. During this time a code of ethics was established which asserted that orthodox physicians would lose their membership in the AMA if they even consulted with a homeopath.

  • 1850

Mexico: Homeopathy is introduced by Dr. Navarrete from Havana

  • 1850

Australia: Mr. Thienette de Bérigny introduces homeopathy in Victoria

  • 1851

William Yingling, MD, author of Accoucheur's Emergency Manual

  • 1851

Egypt: Dr. Benoit Mure: the first homeopath in Egypt and Sudan

1853 - 1931

John Clarke, MD, author of Dictionary of Materia Medica

  • 1853 - 1927

Mary Taft, MD

  • 1854 - 1925

John Henry Allen, MD, author of The Chronic Miasms

  • 1855

AMA condemns mixing homoeopathy with standard medical practice; withholds membership from any state or local medical organizations to which homoeopaths belong.

  • 1855 - 1856

The Homeopathic Echo: The first New Zealand homeopathic journal

  • 1855 - 1922

Hahnemann Medical College of Chicago

  • 1856 - 1931

Frederica Gladwin, MD, helped in the preparation of Kent's Repertory

  • 1856

Bulgaria: Homeopathy is introduced by Georgy Mirkovich, MD

  • 1856

AMA bans any discussion of homoeopathic medical theory in their journals and expels doctors who consult with homoeopaths; allopaths married to homoeopaths also expelled.

  • 1857 - 1943

Margaret Tyler, MD, author of Homeopathic Drug Pictures

  • 1858 - 1938

Willis Dewey, MD, author of Essentials of Homeopathic Materia Medica, Essentials of Homeopathic Therapeutics

  • 1859 - 1929

New York Homeopathic Medical College and Flower Hospital

  • 1860

Czech Republic: A Catholic homeopathic hospital existed at Kromeriz since 1860

  • 1860

Birth of the American pharmaceutical industry manufacturing conventional medicines.

  • 1860

Slovakia: Homeopathy has been used since the 19th Century Habsburg monarchy in Austria

  • 1860 - 1929

Stuart Close, MD, author of The Genius of Homeopathy

  • 1860

Venezuela: Dr. Manuel Porras is the first to use homeopathy

  • 1861 - 1935

Cyrus M. Boger, MD. Author of Synoptic Key with Repertory, Card Index, and translator of Boenninghausen's Characteristics and Repertory

  • 1860

The Philippines: Graduates are in the Philippine Islands who studied at US schools

  • 1861 - 1941

William King, MD, author of History of Homeopathy in America

  • 1861 - 1939

James Ward, MD, author of The Unabridged Dictionary of Symptoms As If

  • 1862 - 1919

R. Gibson Miller, MD

  • 1863 - 1948

Alfred Pulford, MD

  • 1865

On High Potencies published by Fincke

  • 1864

Adolph Lippe becomes president of the Homeopathic Medical College of PA

  • 1866

Drug companies begin to expand their influence and territory. Patent medicine industry evolves.

  • 1867 - 1955

Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia

  • 1867

Pacific Homoeopathic Medical Society of California founded.

  • 1868 - 1950

Herbert A. Roberts, MD. Author of Sensations As If

  • 1869

Boericke and Tafel Pharmaceutical Company founded

  • 1870 - 1959

Charles Dixon, MD

  • 1870

Ukraine: Homeopathy spreads through the support of the most prominent men of the period

  • 1870 - 1947

Guy Stearns, MD, developer of autonomic testing of homeopathic remedies

  • 1870

Jamaica: Jose J. Navarro came from Cuba to teach homeopathy

  • 1871 - 1963

Julia Minerva Green, MD

  • 1871 - 1952

Royal Hayes, MD

  • 1872 - ca. 1918

Detroit Homeopathic College

  • 1872 - 1922

Pulte Homeopathic College (merged with Cleveland Homeopathic College 1911)

  • 1872 - 1952

Rudolph Rabe, MD

  • 1873 - 1920

Boston University School of Medicine

  • 1873 - 1882

The Cincinnati Medical Advance - One of five names

A Homeopathic Journal with Five NamesThis journal, published continuously from 1873 to 1915 had five different names:1873 - 1882 — The Cincinnati Medical Advance1882 - 1884 — Ann Arbor Medical Advance1884 - 1894 — The Medical Advance1894 - 1907 — The Hahnemannian Advocate1907 - 1915 — The Medical Advance
  • 1873 - 1920

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

  • 1874 - 1916

Middletown State Hospital, New York, largest of state mental hospitals under homeopathic control

  • 1874 - 1967

Arthur Grimmer, MD

  • 1876 - c.1905

Chicago Homeopathic Medical College

  • 1875

Turkey: John Arschagouni, MD in Constantinople

  • 1877 - 1920

State University of Iowa

  • 1877

Founding of California State Homoeopathic Medical Association

  • 1878 - 1881

The Organon Journal - Edited by Adolph Lippe, Thomas Skinner, Edward Berridge, and Samuel Swan.

  • 1879 - 1955

John Borneman, founder of Borneman Laboratories

  • 1879 - 1971

Sir John Weir, MD, Royal Physician from 1918 - 1968

  • 1879

Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica - Comprehensive 12 volume set of materia medica. Timothy Field Allen, MD

  • 1880

The Guiding Symptoms of the Materia Medica - Hering's 10-volume set of materia medica. Constantine Hering, MD

  • 1880 - 1959

International Hahnemannian Association

  • 1881 - 1925

IHA Transactions: The invaluable experience of some of the greatest homeopaths in history.

  • 1881 - 1939

Homeopathic Medical College of the Pacific

  • 1881 - 1899

The Homeopathic Physician - Committed to "Hahnemannian Homeopathy," this journal was edited by E.J. Lee, MD, and later by Walter James, MD, and G.H. Clark, MD.

  • 1881

The Homoeopathic Courier - Editors: J.T. Boyd, J.T. Kent, William C. Richardson, J.W. Thrasher

  • 1882 - c.1918

Kansas City Hahnemann

  • 1882 - 1892

The California Homeopath

  • 1882

The AMA declines to acknowledge delegates from the New York State Medical Society because this society had recently passed a resolution that recognized all graduated doctors, which included homeopathic physicians.

  • 1882 - 1884

Ann Arbor Medical Advance - Two of five names

  • 1883 - 1887

Nebraska State

  • 1883

Obstetrics - 'The application of the principles and practice of homoeopathy to obstetrics and the disorders peculiar to women and young children'

by Henry Guernsey, MD

  • c. 1885 - 1952

Dorothy Shepherd, MD, author of Magic of the Minimum Dose

  • 1884 - 1894

The Medical Advance - Three of five names

  • 1885

The earliest record of masking and placebo in medicine. This article from the late 19th century demonstrates that homeopathic provings incorporated masked studies and the use of placebo more than 40 years before orthodox medicine did.

  • 1885 - 1960

Douglas Borland, MD, author of Children's Types and other monographs

  • 1886 - ?

Westboro State Homeopathic Hospital, MA

  • 1886 - 1959

Homoeopathic Recorder

  • 1886 - 1936

Edward Bach, MD, developer of Bach flower remedies

  • 1887

Clinical Materia Medica - by Ernest A. Farrington

  • I1888

Fifty Reasons for Being a Homeopath by James Compton Burnett, MD

  • 1888

Myanmar (Burma): Clara Lawrence-Davenport graduated from Boston and returned to Burma

  • 1888

Finland: A. Pfaler first mentions homeopathy in a history of Finnish healing practices

  • 1889

Southern California State Hospital

  • 1889

Costa Rica: Homeopathy introduced by a layman

  • 1890

Mark Twain acknowledges the value of homeopathy, in an 1890 issue of Harpers Magazine

  • 1890 - ?

Fergus Falls State Homeopathic Hospital, MN

  • 1889

Greece: Dr. J Picramenos, about whom little is known

  • 1890 - 1900

Kent's Postgraduate School

  • 1890

Homeopathic Therapeutics 3rd edition - A comprehensive homeopathic self-care manual by Samuel Lilienthal, MD

  • 1890 - ?

Southern Homeopathic Medical College

Baltimore, MD

  • 1891 - 1955

Dr. William Ernest Boyd, M.D., who proved that the presence of a power exists in 30th potency of Mercuric Chloride

  • 1892 - ?

Southwestern Homoeopathic Hospital and Medical College,

Louisville, KY

  • 1892

Homeopathic Bibliography of the United States: from the year 1825 to the year 1891 by Thomas Bradford, MD

  • 1892 - 1915

Hering Medical College,

Chicago, IL

  • 1892

Norway: O. M. Ohm publishes Practical Homeopathy For Everyone

  • 1892 - 1941

The Pacific Coast Journal Of Homoeopathy

  • 1893 - 1968

Garth Boericke, MD, professor of therapeutics at the Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia

  • 1894 - 1909

Denver Homeopathic

  • 1894

Essentials of Homeopathic Materia Medica by Willis Dewey, MD

  • 1894 - ?

Gowanda State Homeopathic Hospital, New York

  • 1894 - 1907

The Hahnemannian Advocate - Four of five names

1894 - 1987

Pierre Schmidt, MD, who reintroduced classical homeopathy into Europe

  • 1895 - 1902

Dunham Medical College,

Chicago, IL

  • 1895

Accoucheur's Emergency Manual - Treatise on homeopathic obstetrics, by William A. Yingling

  • 1896 - 1967

Elizabeth Wright Hubbard, MD, first woman president of the American Institute of Homeopathy

  • 1897 - 1992

Elinore Peebles, helped organize the Homeopathic Information Service

  • 1897

Repertory of the Homeopathic Materia Medica - First modern repertory, by James Tyler Kent, MD

  • 1898 - 1981

Margery Blackie, MD, succeeded Weir as Royal Physician in 1968, author of The Patient, Not the Cure

  • 1897

Leaders in Homoeopathic Therapeutics - by Eugene B. Nash

  • 1898 - 1995

Marion Rood, MD was a master homeopath as well as a trained physicist who helped develop quantum mechanics.

1900 - 2000s

  • 1900

By 1900 there were 22 homeopathic medical schools, more than 100 homeopathic hospitals, over 60 orphan asylums and old people's homes, and 1,000+ homeopathic pharmacies in the U.S. These numbers however do not completely provide an accurate account of the impact homeopathy had on American life.

  • 1900

Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica - Invaluable clinical experience with the remedies, by John Henry Clarke, MD

  • 1900

United Arab Emirates (UAE): A Graduate of Ann Arbor is practicing

  • 1900

Lectures on Homeopathic Philosophy by James Tyler Kent, MD

  • 1900

New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies, by Edward Anshutz

  • 1900

Antarctica: Fosteri Aptenodytes introduced homeopathy to the Emperor

  • 1901

In order to make themselves look like good guys, the AMA chose to "allow" graduates of homeopathic medical schools to join the AMA...as long as they denounced homeopathy or at the very least didn't practice it.

The AMA also choose to drop the consultation clause in 1901, not because they were no longer opposed to homeopathy, but because they had discovered more effective methods of defeating it.

  • 1901

Israel: Dr. Jarus arrived from Germany

  • 1901

Pocket Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica, by William Boericke, MD

  • 1903

AMA claiming non-sectarianism, lures banned homoeopaths to rejoin and takes over homoeopathic medical schools. Homoeopathic medical education is thus undermined and the homoeopathic movement begins to weaken.

  • 1902

The Principles and Practice of Homoeopathy, by Richard Hughes, MD

  • 1904 - ?

Allentown State Homeopathic Hospital

  • 1905

Iceland : Arthur Charles Gook arrives in Akureyri

  • 1904 - 1940s

Norwich State Hospital

  • 1905

Characteristics and Repertory, by Boenninghausen translated into English by Cyrus M. Boger, MD

  • 1905

Lectures on Materia Medica - One of the first materia medica to present 'pictures' of remedies. James Tyler Kent, MD

  • 1905

History of Homoeopathy in America, by William King, MD

  • 1907 - 1915

The Medical Advance - Five of five names

  • 1909

In 1909 the Carnegie Foundation released the Flexner Report. The Flexner Report was an evaluation of American medical schools chaired by Abraham Flexner, in cooperation with leading members of the AMA.

Although purporting to be objective, the Report actually established guidelines that were designed to sanction orthodox medical schools and condemn homeopathic ones.

  • 1909 - Present

Journal of the American Institute of Homeopathy

  • 1910

Materia Medica of the Nosodes, by Henry C. Allen, MD

  • 1910

Medical Education in the United States and Canada, by Abraham Flexner

  • 1911

Bolivia: One doctor practicing in 1911; no further information

  • 1911 - Present

British Journal of Homoeopathy

  • 1911

China: Dr. Emma J. Betow is running a hospital in Shanghai

  • 1912 - 1995

John Bastyr, ND, who taught classical homeopathy to hundreds of naturopathic student

  • 1911

Japan: Practitioners in Nagasaki and Yokohama

  • 1912 - 1999

Maesimund Panos, MD, DHt, responsible for bringing George Vithoulkas to America, co-author of Homeopathic Medicine at Home

  • 1912 - 1916

The Homeopathician

  • 1914 -

Allen Neiswander, MD, DHt

  • 1915

Borneman Pharmacy opens a retail outlet in Philadelphia

  • 1914

The Twelve Tissue Remedies of Schüssler:

Comprising the theory, therapeutic application, materia medica, and a complete repertory of these remedies: homoeopathically and bio-chemically considered'

-William Boericke and Willis A. Dewey

  • 1915 -

Henry Williams, MD, DHt, one of the incorporators of the National Center for Homeopathy

  • 1915

Synoptic Key and Repertory, by Cyrus Boger, MD

  • 1918

Seven homoeopathic medical schools remain in existence.

  • 1916

Some Clinical Experiences of Erastus E. Case - Hundreds of cured cases with discussions by H.C. Allen, Boger, and Kent.

By Erastus Case, MD

  • 1918 - 1919

Flu pandemic

  • 1919 - 1985

James Stephenson, MD, DHt

  • 1921

Latvia: 20 homeopaths in 1921; no current information.

  • 1921

The Organon of Rational Healing 6th edition - the last edition of Hahnemann's masterpiece, published 78 years after his death. The 50 Millesimal (LM) potency is introduced.

  • 1924 - 1974

American Foundation for Homoeopathy. Formed by a group of 12 physicians and lay people, the AFH was founded to provide homoeopathic education to physicians as a post - graduate course. Additionally, it was to provide homoeopathic education to lay people. Subsumed by National Center for Homeopathy in 1974.

  • 1924

The Genius of Homeopathy, by Stuart Close, MD

  • 1924 - 2001

Francisco Xavier Eizayaga, MD, well known for his method utilizing the 'layers' of Constitutional, Miasmatic, Fundamental, and Lesional remedies.

Julian Winston has written an illuminating description of the "Layers" model that Dr. Eizayaga developed.

  • 1925 - 1929

Arthur Grimmer, MD cures 150 cases of biopsy-diagnosed cancer.

  • 1926

New Remedies, Clinical Cases, Lesser Writings and Precepts

James Tyler Kent, MD

  • 1927 -

Alain Naude, translator for the Kunzli edition of the 6th edition of the Organon

  • 1931

Peru: Two doctors listed in 1931. The present status is unknown.

  • 1931 -

John Borneman III, President of the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia Convention of the United States

1931

Puerto Rico: Two physicians listed in 1931. The present status is unknown

  • 1931

General Analysis and Card Repertory is published by Cyrus M. Boger, MD

  • 1932 -

Harris Coulter, PhD, author of Divided Legacy, DPT A Shot in the Dark

  • 1931

Barbados: One doctor and one chemist are known.

  • 1932 -

George Vithoulkas, MIH, author of The Science of Homeopathy, creator of the Vithoulkas Expert System and the 1996 recipient of the Alternative Nobel Prize for his work in Classical Homeopathy. Vithoulkas is significantly responsible for the 1970's homeopathic resurgence in the United States.

  • 1933

Honduras: A homeopathic chemist is practicing

  • 1934 -

Catherine Coulter, author of Portraits of Homeopathic Medicines

  • 1936

The Principles and Art of Cure by Homoeopathy: A Modern Textbook published by Herbert A. Roberts, MD

  • 1938

FDA founded. Homoeopathic remedies are included in FDA legislation because they were in the Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia. It, along with the US Pharmacopoeia, was listed as one of the two official drug manuals.

  • 1937

The Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States published under the direction of The Pharmacopoeia Convention of the American Institute of Homeopathy

  • 1938

Pure Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act recognizes the Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States as an 'official' compendium. Because of this, homoeopathic remedies are considered legal drug products in the US.

1938

Sensations As If 'A Repertory of Subjective Symptoms' published by Herbert A. Roberts

  • 1938 -

Richard Moskowitz, MD, DHt, author of Homeopathic Medicine in Pregnancy and Childbirth"

  • 1938

Materia Medica Cards: 25 remedies cards with questions on one side and the answer on the other by Garth Boericke, MD

  • 1938 -

Karl Robinson, MD, DHt, past editor of the journal of the AIH

1939

Pointers to the Common Remedies

A series of nine concise pamphlets discussing remedy differentials

Margaret L. Tyler, MD

In Our Bookstore

1940s

Last students from US homoeopathic medical schools graduate. The majority of the physicians who kept homoeopathy alive from 1930 - 1970 were trained by the AFH. AMA continues to dominate new 'Health Industry.'

  • 1940

The Little Homeopathic Physician: One of only a few self-help homeopathy books available during this time, by William Gutman, MD

  • 1940 -

David Wember, MD, DHt, past board member of the NCH

  • 1940

Life of Hering, the best biography of Hering's life with fascinating information not found anywhere else, by Calvin B. Knerr, MD

  • 1940 -

Ahmed Currim, Phd, MD, author of Guide to Kent's Repertory

  • 1941 -

Richard Pitcairn, co-founder of the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy

  • 1941

Directory of Homeopathic Physicians in the United States lists more than 6600 names

  • 1941 - 1974

Pacific Coast Homeopathic Bulletin published

1941 -

Julian Winston, homeopathic historian, editor of Homeopathy Today, author of The Faces of Homeopathy

  • 1942 -

Bill Gray, MD, DHt, aided in the writing of The Science of Homeopathy. He was one of the organizers of the Hahnemann College and Clinic in Albany, CA and helped form the Internation Foundation for the Promotion of Homeopathy.

  • 1942

Homeopathic Drug Pictures, published by Margaret Tyler, MD

Excerpts and cases from books and articles by Hahnemann, T.F. Allen, Hering, Hughes, Burnett, Kent, Clarke, Farrington and others are blended with her own experience in 125 remedy descriptions.

  • 1942 -

Nicolas Nossaman, MD, DHt, past president of the AIH and the NCH

  • 1942

A New Synthesis - A fascinating synthesis of various ideas about potency, the biology of reaction in organisms and techniques for measuring nervous system responses to a remedy. The book discusses pulse testing and pupilary reaction as a method of testing sensitivity to homeopathic substances, by Beckley Stearns, MD and Edgar D. Evia

  • 1942 -

A. U. Ramakrishnan, co-author of A Homeopathic Approach to Cancer

  • 1942 -

Melissa Assilem, homeopath, teacher, and champion for women's health issues.

  • 1943 -

Robert Schore, MD, DHt, is one of the few physicians who has fully integrated the practice of classical homeopathy with cranial osteopathy.

  • 1942

The Homeopathic Materia Medica and How it Should be Studied

Contains 13 remedies following Hahnemann's schema. The author lived in South Africa and was one of the primary early teachers of both George Vithoulkas and Sheilagh Creasy -by Noel Puddephatt

  • 1943 -

Jonathan Shore, MD, DHt, MF Hom, founding member and core faculty of the Hahnemann College of Homeopathy

  • 1943 -

Misha Norland, a founding member of the Society of Homeopaths in the UK

  • 1944 -

Richard Hiltner, National Vice-President for the US to the LIGA and Congress President for 2010

  • 1944 -

Alfons Geukens, MD, founder of the Clinical Training Center for Classical Homeopathy.

  • 1945

Homeopathy for the First Aider - Information on treating first-aid situations along with case examples, by Dorothy Shepherd, MD

  • 1945 -

Sandra Chase, MD, DHt, past president of NCH and Liga

  • 1945

Hahnemann; The Adventurous Career of a Medical Rebel - Written by a journalist from Time magazine, Martin Gumpert, MD

  • 1945 -

Murray Feldman, RSHom, founder of the Vancouver Homeopathic Academy

  • 1945

Magic of the Minimum Dose - Two very eloquently written narratives describing the author's experiences along with useful clinical advice, by Dorothy Shepherd, MD

  • 1946 -

Luc De Schepper, founder of the Renaissance Institute of Classical Homeopathy in Cambridge, MA and author of twelve books on holistic health care

  • 1946 - 2008

Ananda Zaren homeopathic practitioner, teacher, author, midwife and nurse.

  • 1946 -

Tinus Smits, author and teacher in Europe and Nepal

  • 1947 -

George Guess, MD, DHt, president of the American Board of Homeotherapeutics

  • 1947

Romania: A homeopathic society is formed

  • 1947 -

Nancy Herrick, PA, author of Animal Minds, Human Voices

  • 1947

Pakistan: Homeopathy is thriving at the formation of the country

  • 1947 -

Philippe Servais, doctor and author

  • 1947 -

David Evans, DVM, veterinarian homeopath and teacher

  • 1948

Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia (founded by Hering) survives and graduates homoeopaths through the early '40s, but is eventually influenced by allopathy. Homoeopathy is dropped as a mandatory course in 1948.

  • 1948 -

Dean Crothers, MD, DHt, past president of the American Institute of Homeopathy

  • 1948 -

Norma Gilli-Callahan, Director of the East West Homeopathic College in Florida.

  • 1948 -

David Kramer, founder of the Hudson Valley School of Classical Homeopathy.

  • 1948 -

David Little, a leading authority on the theory and practice of the LM potency

  • 1948 -

Frans Vermeulen, practitioner and teacher in the US and Europe.

  • 1948 -

Vassilis Ghegas, MD, practitioner and teacher in the US and Europe.

  • 1948 -

Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, DHANP, past president of the IFH, co-author of Ritalin Free Kids

  • 1948 -

Barbara Seideneck, CHom, CCH, RSHom, Founder and Director of the Homeopathy School of Colorado, Boulder, CO

  • 1949 -

Stephen King, ND, DHANP, past IFH president, organizer of IFH Case Conferences

1949

More Magic of the Minimum Dose - by Dorothy Shepherd

1949 -

Joe Tooker, faculty member at the Pacific Academy of Homeopathy and expert on biodynamic agriculture.

  • 1949 -

Marijke Creveld, prover of the Diospyros kaki remedy from the Nagasaki Kaki tree that survived the 1945 plutonium bomb destruction in Japan.

  • 1949 -

Randall Neustaedter, OMD, started the Bay Area Homeopathic Study Group in 1972, author of The Immunization Decision

  • 1950

Jennifer Jacobs, MD, MPH, homeopathic researcher

  • 1950

Malaysia: Homeopathy introduced by Indians through the British Army

  • 1950 -

Robin Murphy, ND, author of Homeopathic Medical Repertory, director of Hahnemann Academy of North America

  • 1950

Homeopathy for Mother and Infant - Taken from a lecture given in the London Homeopathic Hospital in 1929 - Douglas Borland, MD.

  • 1950 -

Susan Gimbel, CCH, practitioner and educator.

  • 1950

Essentials of Homeopathic Treatment - A short materia medica of 81 remedies along with a small repertory, by H. Fergie Woods, MD

  • 1950 -

Didier Grandgeorge, president of the École Hahnemannienne de Frejus

  • 1950

Children's Types - A series of lectures from the London Homeopathic Hospital, by Douglas Borland, MD

  • 1950 -

Christina Chambreau, DVM, a founder of the Academy Of Veterinary Homeopath

  • 1950 -

Patricia Hatherly, homeopath, lactation consultant, author, educator

  • 1951 -

Carol Boyce, homeopath, teacher, writer, filmmaker, activist.

  • 1951 -

Miranda Castro, homeopath, writer and past President of the North American Society of Homeopaths.

  • 1951 -

Will Taylor, MD, chair of the homeopathy department at NCNM, core teacher at the School of Homeopathy in NYC, and author of the regular column "Taking the Case" on the WholeHealthNow website.

  • 1951 -

Stephen Messer, ND, DHANP, co-founder of the HANP

  • 1950

Homeopathy - A guide to a small number of remedies for cold, croup and indigestion, by Garth Boericke, MD

  • 1951 -

Louis Klein, RS Hom, founding chairman of the North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH)

  • 1951 -

Dana Ullman, MPH, co-author of Everybody's Guide to Homeopathic Medicine

1951

A Physicians Posy - The author describes 21 remedies based on her experience - Dorothy Shepherd, MD

  • 1951 - 2010

David Warkentin, developer of MacRepertory software.

  • 1951 -

Begabati Lennihan, director of the Teleosis School.

  • 1951 -

Jan Scholten, practitioner and teacher; studied with George Vithoulkas and Alphons Geukens.

  • 1951 -

Robert Ullman, ND, DHANP, past head of homeopathy at Bastyr University, co-author of Ritalin Free Kids

  • 1952 -

David Riley, co-founder of the Integrative Medicine Institute

  • 1952 -

Filip Degroote, pioneering homeopath, author, and developer of the Dream Repertory for RADAR.

  • 1952 -

Anne Vervarcke, founder of The Centre for Classical Homeopathy (CKH) in Leuven, Belgium.

  • 1952 -

Claudio Araujo, teacher at 5 homeopathic institutes in Brazil, and lecturer throughout Brazil

  • 1953 -

André Saine, ND, DHANP, sought-after lecturer in North America and Europe.

  • 1953

Homeopathy for the First-aider

Dorothy Shepherd, MD

  • 1953 -

Alize Timmerman, who began The Hahnemann Institute of the Netherlands

  • 1953 -

Joseph Kellerstein, first Chairman of the Department of Homeopathy with the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.

  • 1953 -

Mitchell Fleisher, practitioner of integrative medicine, editorial advisor for several professional homeopathy texts, and writer on homeopathic medicine, nutritional therapy, and chelation therapy in medical journals and popular magazines.

  • 1953 -

Frederik Schroyens, MD, coordinator of RADAR homeopathic software and developer of the Synthesis Repertory

  • 1953 -

Dr. Edwin C. Floyd, MS, DC, DNBHE, key in the formation of QVIUS

  • 1953 -

David Witko, developer of CARA software.

  • 1953 -

Manfred Mueller, founder of The Homeopathic College and President of the North American Society of Homeopaths.

  • 1954 -

Iris Ratowsky, Director and Head Teacher of Berkeley Institute of Homeopathy.

  • 1954 -

Carlo Rezzani, MD, principal developer of WinChip software

  • 1954 -

Jorgos Kavouras, MD PhD, internationally known practitioner, instructor and researcher. Moderator for the Vithoulkas Video Course.

  • 1954 -

Linda Johnston, MD, author of Additions to the Homeopathic Repertory from Kent's Lectures, Everyday Miracles, and A Child's World

  • 1954 -

Sheryl Kipnis, ND, DHANP, organizer of IFH Case Conferences.

  • 1954 -

Roger Morrison, MD, DHt, author of Desktop Guide of Homeopathic Medicine

  • 1955

Homeopathy and Homeopathic Prescribing by Harvey Farrington, MD

43 lessons that cover philosophy, case taking, use of the repertory and prescribing.

  • 1955 -

Jeremy Sherr, principal of the Dynamis School of Advanced Homoeopathic Medicine

  • 1955

Marasmus and Rickets with Common Diseases of Adults and Children

Republished in 1971, this book reflects over 20 years of experience by one of India's better known homeopaths, by Dr. P.S. Kamthan

  • 1955 -

Jawahar Shah, creator of Hompath software

  • 1955

Typology in Homeopathy - An exposition of the typology of various types including Nebel's three constitutional types: Carbonic, Phosphoric, and Fluoric

by Leon Vannier, MD

  • 1955 -

Amy Lansky, author of The Impossible Cure

  • 1955 -

David Reilly, of Glasgow, author of Is the Evidence for Homoeopathy Reproducible?

  • 1956 -

Michael Bridger, teacher and author

  • 1956 -

Liz Lalor, Australian homeopath with a highly successful fertility practice

  • 1956 -

Judyann McNamara, founder of the Montreal Institute of Classical Homeopathy, founded in Portland, OR

  • 1956 -

Brian Kaplan, co-founder of the 'Homeopathic Professionals Teaching Group' and author of The Homeopathic Conversation

  • 1956 -

Michelle Shine, author of What About the Potency? A homeopathic textbook now in its third edition and The Subtle Art of Healing, a novella which was long listed for the Cinnamon Press Novella Award in 2007.

  • 1957 -

Farokh Master, author of over 30 books on homeopathy and renowned international teacher

  • 1957 -

Willa Keizer, Director of the Caduceus Institute of Classical Homeopathy

  • 1957 -

Karen Allen, Homeopath and creator of Virtual Clinic.

  • 1957 -

Steven Olsen, President of the West Coast Homeopathic Society of British Columbia.

  • 1958 -

Massimo Mangialavori, who initiated Italy's first postgraduate seminars in classical homeopathy.

  • 1958 -

Jayesh Shah, classical homeopath and international teacher.

  • 1958

The Carcinosin Drug Picture - The first full expose of this nosode, by Donald Foubister, MD

  • 1958 -

Roger van Zandvoort, producer of the Complete Repertory.

  • 1958

Who is your Doctor and Why

A well-written journal by a homeopathic physician who graduated from medical school in the early 1900s and then successfully treated patients during the polio epidemic of 1955. A fascinating journey of over 50 years of practice. Includes six of the nine books of Margaret Tyler's Pointers to the Common Remedies

By Alonzo Shadman, MD

  • 1958 -

Todd Rowe, president of the NCH since 2000.

  • 1958 -

Richard Pitt, former president of the CHC

  • 1959 -

Paul Herscu, ND, DHANP, author of Homeopathic Treatment of Children, started the New England Journal of Homeopathy

  • 1959

Card Repertory

An early card repertory by one of India's most famous homeopaths

By Dr. Jugal Kishore

  • 1959 -

Nandita Shah, homeopath and lecturer

  • 1960s

Ghana: Prince F. Hayford introduces homeopathy in the late 1960s; no further information is available

  • 1959 -

George Dimitriadis, scholar of the Bönninghausen Repertories and author of five books.

  • 1960

Decline of American Homoeopathy due to death of remaining practitioners, lack of interest, lack of homoeopathic training courses.

  • 1960

The Home Prescriber

One of the few rare homeopathy books written during the 1950s and 1960s

By A. Dwight Smith, MD

  • 1960 -

Amy Rothenberg, ND, DHANP

  • 1960

Homeopathic Treatment in the Nursery

By H. Fergie Woods, MD

  • 1960 -

Rajan Sankaran, practitioner, teacher, author and Honorary Advisor to the ECCH and ICCH

  • 1961

Nigeria: The All-Nigeria Homeopathic Medical Association was founded.

  • 1960 -

Sunil Anand, international teacher noted for his effeectiveness in pediatrics.

  • 1960 -

Douglas Falkner, founder of the Polaris Institute.

  • 1961 -

Robert Bannan, widely respected teacher in Wilmington, DE

  • 1961 -

Grant Bentley, devloper of the Homeopathic Facial Analysis method.

  • 1961 -

Dr. Roberto Petrucci, President of Centre For Homeopathy, Milan, Italy, teacher and author.

  • 1963 -

Arup Bhattacharya, MS, MA, HMD teacher and pre-doctorate fellow at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY

  • 1963 -

Allison Maslan, RSHom (NA)CCH.

  • 1964 -

Kate Birch, author of Vaccine Free Prevention & Treatment of Infectious Contagious Disease With Homeopathy

  • 1965 -

Peter Alex, co-founder of the International Homeopathic College at Torgau, Germany.

  • 1966 -

Liam McClintock, ND, DHANP, MAcOM

  • 1966 -

Alastair Gray, influential homeopathy practitioner in Australia and New Zealand; a prolific prover and lecturer.

  • 1966 -

Sadhana Thakkar, founder of the National Institute of Classical Homeopathy

  • 1967 -

Divya Chhabra, renowned practitioner, author and teacher

  • 1969 -

Tarkeshwar Jain, creator of Kenbo homeopathy software.

  • 1970 -

Damian Sorichta, miasmatic homeopath and teacher.

  • 1971

Homeopathy in Epidemic Diseases

One of the few books that discusses epidemics and the use of homeopathic prophylaxis

By Dorothy Shepherd, MD

  • 1971

Principles and Practice of Homeopathy Vol. 1

An in depth discussion of homeopathy and repertorization

By M.L. Dhawale

  • 1971

Homeopathy: Medicine of the New Man

by George Vithoulkas

  • 1971

Materia Medica of New Homeopathic Remedies

Contains the provings of over 100 remedies including many pharmacological substances such as penicillin and cortisone - O.A. Julian, MD

  • 1973 -

Shachindra Joshi, author, teacher, and practitioner of the Sensation method.

  • 1973

Divided Legacy: The conflict between homoeopathy and the American Medical Association, by Harris Coulter, PhD

  • 1974

The National Center for Homeopathy (NCH) begins administration of the AFH school.

  • 1974 -

Dinseh Chauhan, distinguished author and lecturer, one of the most influential teachers of the Sensation Method

  • 1975

By the mid 1970s there were only 50-100 physicians who specialized in homeopathy in the United States, and yet by the mid-1980s, there were an estimated 1,000 physicians specializing in homeopathy.

According to an article in the Washington Post, the numbers of physicians in the U.S. who specialize in homeopathy doubled from 1980 to 1982.

Yet by the year 2001, approximately 3,000 other health professionals in the U.S. were using homeopathic medicines, including dentists, veterinarians, physician assistants, nurses, naturopaths, acupuncturists, chiropractors, and psychologists.

  • 1976

The Patient Not the Cure, by Margery Blackie, MD

  • 1976

The Art of Case Taking, by Pierre Schmidt, MD

  • 1975 -

Bhawisha Joshi, author, teacher, and practitioner of the Sensation method

  • 1977

Materia Medica of Homeopathic Medicines, by S. R. Phatak

  • 1978

A Brief Study Course in Homoeopathy, by Elizabeth Wright-Hubbard, MD

  • 1978

Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine founded in Toronto

  • 1978

The Science of Homeopathy, by George Vithoulkas

  • 1978

Conference of US homoeopaths convenes at California Academy of Sciences. Launch of International Foundation of Homoeopathy (IFH), to raise standards of homoeopathic practice and promote homoeopathy throughout North America and the world.

  • 1978 - 1980

Homeopathic Heartbeat

  • 1979

Homeopathy: Medicine of the New Man, by George Vithoulkas, re-edited by Bill Gray

  • 1980

Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Convention of the United States formed. The HPCUS represents homeopathy to the Food and Drug Administration.

  • 1980

Homeopathic Medicine at Home, by Maesimund B. Panos, MD, DHt, Jane Heimlich

  • 1981 - Present

Homeopathy Today, Journal of the National Center for Homeopathy

  • 1981 - Present

The Homoeopath

  • 1982 -

Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians (HANP), homeopathic accrediting body for licensed naturopathic physicians, publishers of the Simillimum

  • 1982

Tunisia: Homeopathy is taught in seminars

  • 1982 - 1998

International Foundation for Homeopathy (IFH)

  • 1982

RADAR - homeopathic software:

First version developed by professor Fichefet of the University of Namur. Available on mainframe computer via modem connection.

  • 1985

George Guess, MD told to stop practicing homeopathy in North Carolina.

  • 1984

Everybody's Guide to Homoeopathic Medicines, by Dana Ullman, MPH

  • 1985

Hahnemann College of Homeopathy founded in San Francisco Bay area

  • 1985 - 1998

Resonance, Journal of the International Foundation for Homeopathy

  • 1985

Pacific Academy of Homeopathy founded in San Francisco

  • 1986

HomeoNet, the first online homeopathic network.

  • 1986

Portraits of Homoeopathic Medicines Vol. 1, by Catherine Coulter

  • 1986

The Canadian Academy of Homeopathy founded in Toronto

  • 1986

First PC DOS version of RADAR

  • 1987

The Dynamis School for Advanced Homoeopathic Studies founded in Malvern, England

  • 1987

Synthesis Repertory becomes the database for RADAR homeopathic software

  • 1987 - Present

Homeopathic Links

  • 1987

School of Homeopathy USA, the UK school begins to offer US courses

  • 1987

Alternative Training, established in the UK and offers distance learning courses

  • 1988

"Nature" publishes Dr. Jacques Benveniste's work with extremely dilute antibodies.

  • 1988 - Present

Simillimum, Journal of the Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians

  • 1989

Philip Parsons, DDS charged with using homeopathy in Florida.

  • 1988 - 1992

Classical Homeopathy Quarterly, English edition

  • 1989

The Homeopathic College founded in Durham, NC

  • 1990

New York School of Homeopathy founded in New York City

  • 1990

NUPATH, Canada's national homeopathic association, the National United Professional Association of Trained Homeopaths, was founded.

  • 1990

Homeopathy School of Coloradofounded in Boulder, CO

  • 1991

Homeopathic Treatment of Children, by Paul Herscu, ND, DHANP

  • 1992

Homeopathic Medicines For Pregnancy And Childbirth, by Richard Moskowitz, MD

  • 1992 - Present

New England Journal of Homeopathy

  • 1992

Singapore: RPHAS was founded

  • 1992

Croatia: Two homeopaths arrive from Switzerland

  • 1993

Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine founded in Arizona

  • 1993

Desktop Guide to Keynotes and Contemporary Symptoms, by Roger Morrison, MD, DHt

  • 1993

Institute of Classical Homeopathy founded in California

  • 1994

Pediatrics publishes Dr. Jennifer Jacobs' successful clinical trial of homeopathy for diarrhea in Nicaraguan children. This is the first time that a clinical trial of homeopathy is published in a conventional medical journal in the United States.

  • 1994

First email list for homeopathy, originally the 'dungeon' list, now called 'lyghtforce'.

  • 1994

The Lancet publishes Dr. David Reilly's research supporting effectiveness of homeopathy in allergic conditions.

  • 1994

RADAR software, based on the Synthesis Repertory, is released for Windows

  • 1994

Teleosis School of Homeopathy founded in New York City

  • 1994

Vancouver Homeopathic Academy begins as a study group

  • 1994

Toronto School of Homeopathic Medicine begins instruction in classical homeopathy. The school is now called the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine

  • 1995

Northwestern Academy of Homeopathy founded in Minneapolis St. Paul area

  • 1995

1001 Small Remedies edited by Dr. Frederik Schroyens, MD

  • 1995

Winchip for Windows

(computerized patient management program)

  • 1995

Homeopathy: Beyond Flat Earth Medicine: An Essential Guide for the Homeopathic Patient, by Timothy R. Dooley, ND

  • 1995

American University of Complementary Medicine founded in Los Angeles

  • 1995

Homeopathic College of Canada founded in Toronto

  • 1995

Luminos Homeopathic Courses Ltd. founded. Louis Klein director

  • 1996

Introduction of 'Homeopathy Online', the first online homeopathy magazine.

  • 1996

Collected Writings of Arthur Grimmer, MD, edited by Ahmed Currim, MD

  • 1996

Desert Institute of Classical Homeopathy founded in Phoenix, AZ

Now named the American Medical College of Homeopathy

  • 1996

School of Homeopathy New York founded in New York City

  • 1997

Caduceus Institute of Classical Homeopathy

founded in Santa Cruz, CA

  • 1997

The Lancet publishes a meta-analysis of over 89 studies demonstrating that homeopathy is 2.45 times more effective than placebo.

  • 1997

Tumors and Homoeopathy, by Farokh J. Master, MD

  • 1997

Hahnemann College for Homeopathy and Heilkunst founded in Ottawa

  • 1998

Desktop Companion to Physical Pathology, by Roger Morrison, MD

  • 1998

RADAR version 7

  • 1998

Yasgur's Homeopathic Dictionary 4th Edition, by Jay Yasgur

  • 1999

Homeopathic Academy of Southern California founded in Cardiff by the Sea

  • 1999

The Faces of Homeopathy: An Illustrated History of the First 200 Years, by Julian Winston

  • 2000

Encyclopedia Homeopathica Version 1 (over 400 volumes in English language)

  • 2000

Homeopathy and Psychiatric Patients, by Andre Saine, ND

Classical homeopathic treatment of people with neurosis, psychosis, schizophrenia, anxiety, fear, phobia and manic depression.

  • 2000

The rediscovery of homeopathy by the general public has been extremely encouraging in the last few years. Various sources have reported a 2000% increase in sales of homeopathic medicines from the late 1970s through the end of the millennium.

  • 2000

The Classical Homoeopathic Lectures of Dr. Vassilis Ghegas, Vol. I, by Vassilis Ghegas, MD.

  • 2000

Farrington Homeopathic School started in Pittsburgh, PA

  • 2001

Ontario College of Homeopathic Medicine incorporated as a non-profit educational institution.

  • 2001

CIHA, the Canadian/International Heilkunst Association was founded in Ottawa, Canada

  • 2001

Synthesis 8, with 150,000 new remedy references, 350,000 new author references, hundreds of new remedies

  • 2001

A Homeopathic Approach to Cancer, by A. U. Ramakrishnan and Catherine R. Coulter

  • 2001

RADAR version 8

  • 2001

From Russia with Love - A special article on Russian Homeopathy today, by Dana Ullman, MPH

  • 2003

Los Angeles School of Homeopathy founded by Avghi Constantinides and Louis Klein

  • 2008

Berkeley Institute of Homeopathy founded


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