“This glossary is a novel work which should be in every homeopath’s library, especially one who uses the Boericke Materia Medica. This is the only glossary available in the market where English, medical and homeopathic terminology are described together.
This glossary is a a work of literary research into the Boericke Materia Medica in which the author does his best to unzip the meanings of old, forgotten, obsolete, difficult or ambiguous English terminology used in the Boericke Materia Medica along with meanings of some Spanish, Greek, and Latin words. This glossary also provides meaning for medical terminology which would require reference to a dictionary. This e-book will be of benefit both to basic learners and practitioners.”
Boericke’s Materia medica is one of the most used materia medicas which contains more than 1400 remedies described in compact volume. Its 9th edition was first published in 1901. In the mean while there is no change in number of drugs but there is a lot of change in terminology as the medical science has evolved drastically over years. Most of us face difficulty in understanding some words and phrases of Boericke’s materia medica.
There is some difficult, obsolete Medical and English terminology, foreign language, homoeopathic terms which needs dictionary referral. One has to keep three different types of dictionaries while reading the subject. That results in loss of time and deviation from subject.
To facilitate such students and homeopaths, Dr.Shashi Kiran Aarani, a third generation homoeopath, Hyderabad (A.P) has done a three years of literary research on Boericke’s materia medica and compiled a glossary named “ SHASHI KIRAN’S GLOSSARY – A LITERARY RESEARCH ON BOERICKE MATERIA MEDICA” which contains 1708 target words with simple explanation .
Any Hompath across the globe can download this E-book through internet using above the link at a cost of €5 (Euros) (approx RS.350 in Indian Currency).
This dictionary is recently published by NARAYANA PUBLICATIONS, Germany as an e-book. This Shashi Kiran’s Glossary, A Literary Research On Boericke Materia Medica is available to the world wide homeopaths in the website in the e format with link : Narayana Publishers