homeopathy, natural medicine

The work of Samuel Hahnemann

Homeopathy has its origins in antiquity as already practiced by Hippocrates. The latter had also formulated the principle: “The similar treats his fellow” (the law of similarity).

Nevertheless, the person who actually theorized and established Homeopathy as a medicine is Dr. Samuel Hahnemann.


Unhappy with the medical practice of his time, concerned about the pharmacology, he sought effective drugs but devoid of toxicity and side effects.

Samuel (Christian Friedrich) Hahnemann was born April 10, 1755 in Meissen, Saxony. It devised a special experimental method was to observe the effects of a drug taken by a healthy person and he cataloged all the symptoms triggered by these toxic substances which enabled him to establish the first European medical matters. He applied a great principle: the law of similarity.

Korsakov was a Russian homeopath (1788-1853) of the Moscow region. He was distinguished for his participation in the volunteer corps of St. Petersburg in 1812-1813. Korsakov is known as the inventor of his potencies system (the single vial system). Semen Korsakov, who officiated on the battlefield, and treating as many people as he could in a short time and using the least amount of bottles.

Peter Schmidt (1894-1987) was a famous world homeopath after studying in the United States with major homeopaths. He treated the illustrious people and devoted much of his time to teaching in Europe and congresses. He considered it his duty to assist in the dissemination of homeopathy in the public “by word but by action.” He is the author of numerous books on his specialty and translation of the Organon.