This fundamental work written by Dr James Tyler Kent is offered to the profession as a basic Repertory and is a compilation of all the useful symptoms recorded in the fundamental work of our Materia Medica as well as from the notes of pioneers of homeopathy. In this work, Kent included the clinical symptoms which were consistent with the nature of the remedy and omitted unverified symptoms. Apart from this, some of the added features of this book are :
James Tyler Kent, MD (Born in Woodhull, New York, 1849) proved many new remedies. He advocated the use of potencies made on the centesimal scale. Dr Kent introduced the doctrine of; 'Series in Degrees' in the treatment of chronic diseases, 'Theory of Octaves', 'Law of Vital Action and Reaction'. He laid importance on mind symptoms in treating chronic cases. He taught Materia Medica at the Homoeopathic Medical College of St. Louis, from 1881-88, at the School of Homoeopathy, Philadelphia from 1890-99, at Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital, Chicago from 1903-09. His repertory which was published in 1897 remains the most sought after book in homeopathy till date. He died on 6th June 1916 but his contributions are immortal.
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