The Times of the Remedies is based upon Dr. Boger's own practical
observations and long clinical experience. He emphasized the
importance of "Time factor" and "Moon Phases’ in the action of drugs. It
is through his untiring energies that a new angle of prescribing the
medicines has been brought about.
This repertory mentions about the aggravation and amelioration of
complaints in the time frame, i.e. in accordance to hours, days, weeks,
months, year and seasons. While compiling this repertory, Dr. Boger
follows Boenninghausen's of schema of repertorial presentation.
In the section of Moon Phases, he refers exclusively to cured cases and
undertook them in order to determine the relative importance of
remedies in this respect. He analysed and compared the action of
certain remedies in the various phases of moons like growing, full,
waning and new moon and depicted their action in the form of a chart.
Dr. C.M. Boger, graduated from the Philadelphia College of Medicine.
During his long career in medical practice and research, Dr. Boger
contributed important scientific textbooks including the Synoptic Key of
the Materia Medica in addition to his authorship of a number of articles
for medical journals.
His authorship of several scientific textbooks, his analysis and
construction of a Repertory, his lively translation of several medical
books and his indefatigable labor for the production of original works,
like his provings of 'Samarskite’ made him universally recognized as an
author and a physician of great eminence.
"The Times of the Remedies" was mainly
based upon Dr. Boger’s own practical observations.
and long clinical experience. He was of opinion that
the particular time when a medicine manifests its full
therapeutic action is often of decisive importance.
This compilation is made out with the object of elucidating and facilitating a reference to this factor, in.
selecting the similimum.
The portion devoted to "aggravations" and
"ameliorations" is a translation from an article which —
originally appeared in The Zeitschrift des Berliner
Vereines Homeepatischer Aerzte (Vol. XXV). Subsequently it was thoroughly revised and enlarged by
the learned author.
Dr. Boger has emphasised the importance of
"time-factor" and the "Moon-Phases" in the action
of a drug. It is rather a new method of application.
of remedies developed from an extensive research
work, carried on by this indefatigable worker in the
cause of advancement of the homceopathic science
and it is due to his tireless energy and hard work
that a new angle of vision in prescribing medicines has
been brought about.
The learned author could not complete his experiments, as his valuable life was cut short by the cruel
hands of Death, and he has left his great work to the
present day Homeopaths, to be developed fully and
thereby to fulfil the cherished desires of his life.
We trust this unique publication may prove a
useful reference table in the hands of the conscientious
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