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Season’s Greetings!

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Dear Readers,

In 2016, as in any other year since its’ creation, our homeopathic practice did not fall short of the ever prevailing critique, opposition or skepticism. The past year, like those prior, has seen countries, organizations, and universities alter their laws, statutes, and regulations compromising our practice, learning or teaching of the art of Homeopathy. I feel 2017 will be a year of further change still, and I doubt it will all be of a nature impacting our sick-care favorably. Yet, for myself, I have decided that I would like to close the year with a resolution, or actually a pledge, of positivity of the New Year.

The résumé of the past 12 months of traffic and engagement on the pages of the mag has provided a, by far, more optimistic review of 2016, and a rather positive outlook for the New Year 2017! The ever increasing interest that clearly shows in the rise of our readership, the many shares and likes are much appreciated feedback and encouragement to keep going! I have however some alterations in mind that will be put in place as and when we go through the new year; yet, it´s still too early to spread the word on those here. It is though, not too early to once again express much gratitude to the wonderful authors that have contributed to the pages of CLEVER H., and have shared their experiences and wisdom. I personally found the contributions very interesting and have much enjoyed learning with and from you. Thank you!

 

Further thanks goes out to you the readers and the homeopathic community in general. It is your passion, enthusiasm, trust and belief in our fine art of treating, in aiding the sick to recovery that fuels the interest and acceptance of homeopathy, and quenches the voices of skeptics and opposers! Thank you!

 

I intend to make the coming year 2017 one of the finest yet to come. I pledge to support homeopathy as best I can, to raise awareness and spread the word. 2017 will be a strong year for homeopathy! There will be growth on all levels of our healing art, evidence, research, practice, understanding, acknowledgement and acceptance! I will do what I can from my little place in the world!

For the final days of 2016 I wish you all a very merry festive time loaded with much happiness, a time to rejoice and enjoy with your loved ones. For 2017 I wish for us all to have a most prosperous and uplifting, but most of all peaceful and healthy year!

Thank you for having been a part of CLEVER H. – the Mag!

Best of wishes!

Uta

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A new resource of quality articles on Homeopathy has gone live!

 

 

 

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The Sisterhood of Homeopathy is a joint venture of professional women homeopaths from across the world, brought together by their passion and enthusiasm for the healing art of Homeopathy.

In the spirit of the founding father Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann (1755 – 1843), this blog intends to spread the word on the practice, and provide access to quality information about Homeopathy.

The SISTERS are sharing articles from their blogs and websites and are thereby creating and extensive resource of information;  all reachable at just one address on the www.

At the blog-site: https://sisterhoodofhomeopathy.health.blog you can now find diverse articles on and around the practice of homeopathy. The database is being updated and extended regularly.

For quality information compiled at just one address: SISTERHOOD OF HOMEOPATHY

SELECTED READS FROM THE WWW – A review article that investigates the interaction of homeopathic remedies with the genetic blueprint

REVIEW ARTICLE

 

 

 

A review article that investigates the interaction of homeopathic remedies with the genetic blueprint

 

by Peter H. Kay, Anisur R. Khuda‑Bukhsh

 

 

 

” The results of homeogenomic studies support the applicability of frequently used homoeopathic remedies in patients suffering from cancer”.

 

The review also gives insights into the outcomes of homeogenomic studies that potentially may assist the selection of dosage and potency of homeopathic remedies.

 

 

 

Article from: The Indian Journal of  Research in Homeopathy
Article available in full at: http://www.ijrh.org/temp/IndianJResHomoeopathy102101-1779194_045631.pdf

Podcast project: A Homeopaths Podcast

 

Kelly McCall Callahan CCH, of Maine, USA, has created a multi-faceted podcast for the homeopathic community. Each show explores a theme through interviews with homeopaths from around the world, a creative look at a remedy, and a reading from our historical archives.

Two shows are available at: A Homeopath’s Podcast

New episodes will be released each month!

 

Episode 1: Origins

Part 1– The Present: I ask every homeopath I interview how they found homeopathy and came to be a homeopath. I’ve selected four of those stories to share with you in this first episode, from Kate Birch CCH, author of Vaccine Free… Robert Field CCH, of the Resonance School of Homeoapthy, Sangita Pedro ND, Maine; and Pat Deacon RS(Hom) of Ontario.

Part 2– The Future: The little (big) remedy of Ignis alcoholis encapsulates beginnings and endings through purity of purpose, the destructive and purification energies of fire. Proving by Nuala Eising of Ireland.

Part 3– The Past: And extraordinary letter correspondence between two medical students just before the turn of the 19th century in America. Tom shares his brush with Homeopathy with his friend, John, and subsequently changes a life…

 
Episode 2: End of Life

Part 1– The Present: Val Lovelace of Wiscasset, Maine shares her story and the power of homeopathy at the end of life

Part 2– The Future: A new proving of an old remedy inspires me to take some creative license with rubrics, trying to expand my understanding- and yours- of the remedy state.

Part 3– The Past: Not too long ago, a pair of homeopaths from California took a trip to Kent’s final resting place. A beautiful remembrance of a distinct time in history, the creation of a place, and Kent’s final years within it.

 

 

 

 

Response of Prof. George Vithoulkas to Venkatraman Ramakrishnan – article Hindustan Times 07.01.2016

Dear Editor,

An answer to the statements of Venkatraman Ramakrishnan about Homeopathy
by Prof. George Vithoulkas

(article: Hindustan Times 7 January 2016)

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india/homeopathy-astrology-are-bogus-says-nobel-laureate-venkatraman-ramakrishna/story-oNNzWBnosMFiLnrnmfkdxI.html

It is really amazing that the India-born scientist Venkatraman Ramakrishnan was irresponsible enough to have made such an outrageous statement concerning homeopathy. Perhaps this chemist should be reminded that a large portion of the population of India has primarily and effectively relied, for their health and well-being, upon homeopathy – a ‘new’ scientific form of medicine that has become an important part of their medical care system for the last two centuries.

 

I am sure the arrogance and pride that such prestigious awards like the Nobel Prize bestows upon some people makes them lose touch with reality – so much so that they believe they can comment on anything. Even Venkatraman Ramakrishnan himself allegedly added: “sometimes scientists propose ideas well outside their area of expertise and make mistakes.” Perhaps this is one of those instances.

 

It is all too common that receivers of high-ranking honours do not realise that their casual remarks carry additional strength owing to the prestigious award they hold. In this particular case, the prejudiced comments of Venkatraman Ramakrishnan carry an undeserved strength that is far in excess of his personal importance. The consequences of such casual remarks may indirectly prevent thousands of suffering people in India from finding a solution for their ill health.

 

I have lived in India and I came to love the Indian people – not only for their keen scientific minds but also for their warm hearts and their deep respect for humanity. That is why I am so amazed to read the statements of Venkatraman Ramakrishnan. However, I do not want to be too hard on him.

 

The deserved answer will not come from me at this moment. Nevertheless, if it is agreeable with Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, we can start a public dialogue based principally on my evidence-based work and writings, whereby I would like him to show me just what is ‘bogus’ in homeopathy.

 

At this moment I will appeal to all those who have benefited from homeopathy to participate in the polls that the Hindustan Times have instigated. I am sure there is going to be an overwhelming condemnation of his unfortunate ignorance and arrogance.

 

I am also sure that, if Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is an honest man (which I believe he is), he will soon feel the bitter taste (from the sting of his conscience) of the potential damage his biased remarks have done to the poor suffering peoples of India.

Yours faithfully,

Prof. George Vithoulkas

 

 

Prof. George Vithoulkas

Right Livelihood Award (Alternative Nobel Prize)

Director, International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, Greece

Hon.Professor University of the Aegean, Greece

Professor Kiev Medical Academy

Hon. Professor Moscow Medical Academy

Doctor Honoris Causa University of Medicine “Dr. Viktor Babes”,Romania

Doctor Honoris Causa University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Hatieganu”, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Collaborating Professor Basque Medical University

http://www.vithoulkas.comhttp://www.vithoulkas.edu.gr http://www.syros.aegean.gr/homeopathy

 

 

Season Greetings

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Dear Readers,

As the year comes to a close I am drawn to reflect on the past months, and must sadly find that many have seen unrest, and upheaval, much like in the previous year.

Little has politics achieved to pacify the many localities raging in fights, or tormented by terror. Many of our fellow cohabitants on this planet have not, throughout this year, and will not be able to, during this festive season, find comfort in safe and secure environs.

My hope, for us all, is that we, together, aside of religious, political, financial or other reason, will find the greatness of heart to put aside our differences and prejudices, and will achieve to create a space that is peaceful, livable and amicable!

It is a hope that is hard to fulfill, yet, one that takes so little to achieve. A bit more kindness towards our kin, a tad more ‘warmth of heart’ towards another, and a helpful gesture to one in need, are quantum leaps toward a better world! If we can do just that, here, where we plant our stride, the world as a whole cannot go by, but must eventually succumb to the overall tone that its people sing!

In this spirit, I would like to thank you all for your interest and participation with the development of Clever H. – the Mag!

All the best for joyful holidays, and many heartfelt wishes of happiness, prosperity, and fulfillment in the New Year!

SELECTED READS FROM THE WWW – A review article investigating the nanodimension of homeopathic potencies

REVIEW ARTICLE
A review of Basic Research on Homoeopathy
from a physicist’s point of view
by Papiya Nandy
“Because of their reduction in size, the nanoparticles
modulate the membrane fluidity, which affects
membrane based functions, including permeation of
drugs through the membrane”.
The authors have  connected the “un‑quantifiable effects with the latest quantifiable technology” and as a concequence have “opened up an era of applications with more possibilities”.
Article from: The Indian Journal of  Research in Homeopathy
Article available in full at: http://www.ijrh.org/downloadpdf.asp?issn=0974-7168;year=2015;volume=9;issue=3;spage=141;epage=151;aulast=Nandy;type=2

Calling fellow homeopaths – podcast project!

Hello fellow Homeopaths-

My name is Kelly Callahan, I am a homeopath practicing in midcoast Maine (United States).

I have been kicking around an idea for awhile that I am finally ready to boot out of my head and into action.

I am a big fan of podcasts, and there is a big gaping hole when you put ‘homeopathy’ into the itunes search bar. The skeptics show up. George Vithoulkas made an effort, but it petered out several years ago. Joette Calabrese has a nice podcast aimed at beginners….but not practicing homeopaths.

What I am searching for, and what I want to hear… I need to make it myself.

I would like to create a podcast for the international community of practicing homeopaths and students of homeopathy.  The intent is a fun, informative and diverse program that touches on the new, the old, and the present.

The final product is a ways away, but my initial plans are to cover 3 parts:

1- cross referencing new or small remedies, kingdoms, and systems with commonly prescribed remedies and polycrests. For example, if you’re working on a case and nux vomica is looking good, what new or small remedies might you consider and why? Or I might dig into a small, unheard of remedy that caught my attention in an article, and peel back the layers: what are its more common remedy differentials? how does it both fit and *not fit* from a kingdom perspective? what rubrics does it share with other more known remedies and conditions? More than just a remedy differential, I’ll be both touching base with modern methods *and* breaking out of their boundaries.

2. Journals, old cases, and conferences. There is a wealth of information in the old journals and meeting proceeds back in the day. I’ll be combing through them and pulling out tidbits of particular interest that relate to other portions of the program. Think ‘old time radio-show’- some of these articles are perfect dramatic reads!

3. Interviews with homeopaths. This is where YOU come in 🙂 I want to dedicate part of the program to bringing in the voices, thoughts, and experiences of homeopaths from all over. Not just the big names in homeopathy, the teachers and conference presenters. But the student homeopaths, the naturopath-homeopaths, the getting-off-the-ground homeopaths, and the finally-hitting-their-stride homeopaths.

If you are willing to be interviewed for a program, I want to hear from you! 

The interview with you will be on a variety of topics- and don’t worry, I’m not asking you to teach anything, just to share your experience and thoughts as a homeopath.  In the program, I’ll likely pull together several voices/comments to create an audio-montage on a theme or question. So if your portion is chosen, it will be in with several others. There may be a few select interviews that are included in their entirety, or stand-alone because of the subject matter (say, Homeopaths Without Borders).

I have been practicing for four years, and the tone is where I’m at:  learning, exploring, questioning… learning. In some ways, I can feel some experience accumulating. In other ways, I feel like a beginner. Every.Day.

No one is unqualified to be a part of this. If it sparks your interest, let me know. I’d love to talk to you.

Thanks for reading, and I hope to hear from you. Email is best: concentrichealing@gmail.com

-Kelly Callahan

ps- I know we are all busy, and I aim to keep these interviews thorough, but efficient. I’ll take interviews as short as 30 min., but no longer than one-hour. Once you respond with a ‘ME! I’m in!’ I’ll send you a confirmation email with how to move forward with scheduling.

pps- I’d love to get a first episode up by the end of the year- be a part of the inaugural episode!!

SELECTED READS FROM THE WWW – Advanced homeopathic DNA – remedies & Asthma

The Sequence Specific Homeopathic DNA Remedy System Responds to Discovery of New Form of Asthma

 

By: Dr Peter Kay and Saqib Rashid

Available at: http://www.positivehealth.com/article/dna-gene-expression/the-sequence-specific-homeopathic-dna-remedy-system-responds-to-discovery-of-new-form-of-asthma

WORKSHOP – Practice Building 101

Homeopathic practice building workshop:

Practice Building 101

31 July 12.00 – 14.00 at Google Hangouts

Part 1: Picking a niche

by & with Alan Freestone

“Anyone serious about building their practice & struggling to pick a niche, this course may be for you. 3 hours Google Hangout, maximum 12 people. £100.

Picking a niche is often very difficult for homeopaths, we build resistance against it, we don’t want to limit ourselves, we’ll exclude potential clients, we don’t know enough about the niche.

This course will help you overcome your resistance. Finding your niche is an (perhaps THE) important building block in building your successful practice. After this, everything becomes easier”.

Contact Alan Freestone at:

alan.homeopath@gmail.com

http://alanfreestone.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Alan-Freestone-homeopath/135567836483988