Synoptic Materia Medica II - 3rd edition

Synoptic Materia Medica II - 3rd edition

  • Frans Vermeulen

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Overview

Why You Need the Latest Versions of Vermeulen...

For this original title, Vermeulen investigated more than fifty works about plants, animals and minerals to expand our knowledge and understanding of the substance and the remedy.

Then in 2012, both Synoptic Materia Medica 1 and Synoptic Materia Medica 2 were replaced by a new single title Synoptic Reference

Details

Synoptic Materia Medica II, by Frans Vermeulen, was published in 1996.

This work presents remedy pictures of over 330 homeopathic medicines. Vermeulen makes use of many sources such as Boericke, Phatak, Blackwood, Clarke, Allen, Hering and others.

Where available he gives information on nomenclature, mythology, chemistry, metallurgy, biology, botany, astrology, and folklore.

In the Preface there is a section called 'Botanical Relationships' which classifies the plant medicines by Order. Vermeulen then lists the key symptoms along with the relevant rubrics for each remedy he describes. The book is very popular.

Each remedy picture is presented according to the following structure:

1. Signs - all of the non-homeopathic background information
2. Compare - similar remedies to be compared to
3. Region - affinities to different bodily systems or parts
4. Leading Symptoms - characteristic symptoms including modalities
5. Rubrics - repertory rubrics (based on Allen's Encyclopedia)
6. Food - aversions, desires, aggravations, ameliorations

This book covers remedies (mostly 'smaller' ones) not addressed in Synoptic Materia Medica 1.

From the Book

Letter from the publisher:

This book is about old and new remedies as well as remedies small or still too unknown to be big. In order to compile this book, Frans vermeulen made use of some well known sources such as Boericke, Phatak, Blackwood, Clarke, Allen, Hering and many more.

Moreover, he was able, thanks to his mastering of the French and German languages, to access vital information in the works of Mezger, Voisin, Julian, Charette, Kohler, Leeser, Dorcsi, Horveilleur, Madeus, Vrijlandt (Dutch).

Reference material was even taken out of the Russian S. Venetsky's book "Tales about metals". This makes available in English new additions and provings that were until now only accessible in German or French.

Furthermore, Frans Vermeulen made use of many sources such as Reference Works, particularly the magazines section, as well as numerous other publications and periodicals from homeopathical libraries. The number of remedies discussed so far is about 325.

Because an effort has been made to preserve the primary texts as much as possible, Synoptic Materia Medica 2 is closer to the original documents than a Materia Medica that is built up from Repertory extracts.

In order to further complete and elucidate the remedy pictures, more than fifty works about plants, animals en minerals were thoroughly researched. The layout of Synoptic Materia Medica 2 is similar to Synoptic M.M. 1, although this volume incorporates additional sections such as "signs" (background information), and "comparisons".

To improve the readability and user-friendliness, modalities concomitances and such were systematically placed on new lines.

Contents

Abies-c. -- 1-2
Abies-n. -- 3-5
Abrom-a. -- 6-8
Abrot. -- 9-11
Absin. -- 12-15
Acet-ac. -- 16-18
Acon-l. -- 19
Act-sp. -- 20-22
Adam. -- 23-25
Adlu. -- 26-28
Adon. -- 29-30
Aegop. --31-33
Agn. -- 34-36
Agra. -- 37
Ail. -- 38-41
Alco. -- 42-44
Alet. -- 45-46
All-s. -- 47-50
Allox. -- 51-54
Alumn. -- 55-57
Alum-p. -- 58-59
Alum-sil. -- 60-61
Ammc. -- 62-64
Aml-n. -- 65-67
Anag. -- 68-69
Androc. -- 74-79
Ang. -- 79-82
Anthr. -- 83-85
Ap-g. -- 86-88
Apoc. -- 89-90
Aq-mar. -- 91-93
Aral. -- 94-95
Aran-ix. -- 96-99
Ars-s-f. -- 100
Art-v. -- 101-103
Arund. -- 104-105
Asc-t. -- 106-108
Aspar. -- 109-111
Astac. -- 112-113
Aster. -- 114-117
Atra-r. -- 118-120
Atro. -- 121-124
Aur-ar. -- 125-127
Aur-i. -- 128-129
Aur-m. -- 130-132
Aur-m-n. -- 133-135
Aur-s. -- 136-139
Aza. -- 140-141
Bac. -- 142-144
Bad. -- 145-148
Bapt. -- 149-150
Benz-ac. -- 151-154
Beryl. -- 155-157
Bism. -- 158-161
Blatta -- 162
Both. -- 163-166
Buth-a. - 167-169
But-ac. -- 170-171
Cadm-s. -- 172-175
Caj. -- 176-178
Calad. -- 179-182
Calc-sil. -- 183-185
Camph. -- 186-189
Can-p. -- 190
Carb-ac. -- 191-193
Carbn-s. -- 194-197
Cardio-h. -- 198-199
Card-b. -- 200
Card-m. -- 201-203
Carl. -- 204-207
Cassi-s. -- 208-210
Cast-eq. -- 211-212
Cast. -- 213-216
Cean. -- 217
Cedr. -- 218-220
Cench. -- 221-223
Cere-b. -- 224-226
Chen-a. -- 227-229
Chim. -- 230-231
Chin-a. -- 232-234
Chin-s. -- 235-237
Chion. -- 238-240
Chlol. -- 241-243
Chlorpr. -- 244-245
Chlor. -- 246-247
Choc. -- 248-251
Chr-ac. -- 252-254
Cimx. -- 255-256
Cinnb. -- 257-260
Cinnm. -- 261-262
Cisplat. -- 263-264
Clad. -- 265-268
Cob. -- 269-271
Cob-n. -- 272-274
Coc-c. -- 275-277
Coli. -- 278-279
Coll. -- 280-281
Com. -- 282-283
Conv. -- 284-287
Cop. -- 288-290
Cortico. -- 291-293
Cortiso. -- 294-295
Cory-b. -- 296-297
Cot. -- 298-300
Crat. -- 301-303
Crot-c. - 304-306
Crot-h. -- 307-311
Crot-t. -- 312-314
Cub. -- 315-318
Cuc-c. -- 319-320
Cund. -- 321-322
Cupr-ar. -- 323-325
Cur. -- 326-329
Cyn-d. -- 330
Cypr. -- 331-332
Cyt-l. --333-334
Daph. -- 335-337
Der. -- 338-339
Des-ac. -- 340-342
Dicha. -- 343-344
Dol. -- 345-346
Dub. -- 347-348
Dys-co. -- 349-352
Echi. -- 353-354
Elat. -- 355-356
Epiph. -- 357-358
Equis. -- 359-360
Erig. -- 361-363
Esp-g. -- 364-365
Eug. -- 366-367
Euph. -- 368-371
Eupi. -- 372-374
Fago. -- 375-378
Ferr-i. -- 379-381
Ferr-m. -- 382-383
Foll. -- 384-387
Form. -- 388-390
Fum. -- 391-393
Gaert. -- 394
Gal-ac. -- 395-397
Gamb. -- 398-399
Gink. -- 400-404
Gins. -- 405-408
Gnaph. -- 409-410
Goss. -- 411-413
Gran. -- 414-416
Granit. -- 417-419
Grin. -- 420-421
Paull. -- 422-423
Guare. -- 424-425
Guat. -- 426-427
Gymn. -- 428
Halo. -- 429-430
Hecla. -- 431-432
Hed. -- 433-436
Helo. -- 437-439
Helon. -- 440-444
Hera. -- 445-447
Hippoz. -- 448-449
Hir. -- 450-452
Hist. -- 453-455
Hom. -- 456
Hura. -- 457-460
Hydrang. -- 461-462
Hydrc. -- 463-465
Hydr-ac. -- 466-468
Hydrog. -- 469-472
Hydroph. -- 473-474
Hypoth. -- 475-476
Iber. -- 477-478
Ichth. -- 479-480
Ictod. -- 481-483
Indg. - 484-487
Ind. -- 488-490
Irid. -- 491-494
Jab. -- 495-497
Jal. -- 498-500
Jatr. -- 501-503
Jug-c. -- 504-506
Jug-r. - 507-510
Just. -- 511-512
Kali-fcy. -- 513-514
Kali-n. -- 515-518
Kali-sil. -- 519-521
Kalm. -- 522-525
Kres. -- 526
Lac-cp. -- 527-531
Lac-f. -- 532-537
Lac-h. -- 538-539
Lachn. -- 540-542
Lac-ac. -- 543-547
Lact. -- 548-550
Lap-a. -- 551-552
Lath. -- 553-555
Laur. -- 556-560
Lec. -- 561-562
Lepr. -- 563-565
Lept. -- 566-568
Levo. -- 569
Lil-t. -- 570-575
Lime. -- 576-577
Lol. -- 578-579
Luf-op. -- 580-582
Luna -- 583-585
Lycpr. -- 586-588
Lycps. -- 589-592
Mag-f. -- 593-595
Mag-s. -- 596-598
M-p-a. -- 599-601
M-arct. -- 602-604
M-aust. -- 605-606
Magn-gr. -- 607-608
Maland. -- 609-610
Mangi. -- 611-612
Marb. -- 613-615
Medus. -- 616-618
Meli. -- 619-622
Meny. -- 623-625
Meph. -- 626-629
Merc-c. -- 630-634
Merc-i-f. -- 635-637
Merc-i-r. -- 638
Methy. -- 639-640
Mill. -- 641-644
Mim-p. -- 645-647
Moly. -- 648-650
Morg-g. -- 651-652
Morg. -- 653-655
Morph. -- 656-659
Musa. -- 660-661
Mygal. -- 662-664
Myos-a. -- 665-667
Myric. -- 668-671
Naph. -- 672-673
Nat-h. -- 674-676
Nat-ox. -- 677-678
Nep. -- 679-680
Nicc. -- 681
Nicc-s. -- 682-685
Nid. -- 686-688
Nuph. -- 689-690
Oci. -- 691-692
Oena. -- 693-698
Ol-an. -- 699-701
Ol-j. -- 702-704
Onop. -- 705-706
Onos. -- 707-711
Oro-ac. -- 712
Osm. -- 713-715
Ovi-p. -- 716-718
Oxyt. -- 719-721
Ozon. -- 722-726
Paeon. -- 727-730
Paraf. -- 731-732
Par. -- 733-737
Parth. -- 738-739
Penic. -- 740-742
Peti. -- 743-744
Phel. -- 745-747
Phorm. -- 748-749
Phys. -- 750-753
Pip-m. -- 754-756
Pitu-gl. -- 757-758
Pitu-a. -- 759-762
Pitu-p. -- 763
Plan. -- 764-767
Plut. -- 768-771
Polyg. -- 772-773
Propl. -- 774-776
Prot. -- 777-778
Prun. -- 779-782
Psil. -- 783-786
Ptel. -- 787-716
Pull. -- 717-789
Ran-s. -- 790-791
Raph. -- 792-795
Rat. -- 796-798
Rauw. -- 799-801
Rib-ac. -- 802
Rob. -- 803-806
Sabal. -- 807-809
Sacch-l. -- 810-812
Sacch. -- 813-816
Sal-ac. -- 817-819
Sarcol-ac. -- 820-822
Saroth. -- 823-826
Sarr. -- 827
Saxi. -- 828-830
Scut. -- 831-833
Senec. -- 834-837
Seneg. -- 838-840
Seq-s. -- 841-844
Ser-ang. -- 845-848
Sin-a. -- 849-850
Sin-n. -- 851-854
Sol -- 855-856
Sol-n. -- 857-859
Sol-t-ae. -- 860-863
Solid. -- 864-866
Squil. -- 867-869
Stell. -- 870-873
Still. -- 874-875
Strept. -- 876-877
Stroph. -- 878-880
Succ-ac. -- 881-883
Sul-i. -- 884-885
Sumb. -- 886-888
Syc-co. -- 889-890
Tama. -- 891-892
Tarax. -- 893-897
Tax. -- 898-899
Thal. -- 900-903
Thio-ac. -- 904
Thiop. -- 905-906
Thyr. -- 907-909
Til. -- 910-914
Titan. -- 915
Tril. -- 916-918
Trios. -- 919-920
Trom. -- 921-924
Upa. -- 925-926
Uran-n. -- 927-930
Ust. -- 931-934
Vanad. -- 935-937
Ven-m. -- 938-939
Verat-v. -- 940-943
Verb. -- 944-947
Vero-o. -- 948-949
Vinc. -- 950-952
Viol-o. -- 953-955
Viol-t. -- 956-958
Vip-a. -- 959-960
Vip. -- 961-964
Visc. -- 965-968
Wye. -- 969-970
X-ray -- 971-973
Zing. -- 974-976
Ziz. -- 977-979

Frans Vermeulen

(1948 - )

Frans Vermeulen was born in July, 1948 in Den Helder, Holland. He graduated from teachers training college in 1970. He worked as a schoolteacher until 1978 and had already started to study homeopathy at Stichting Klassieke Homeopathie in Den Haag. He continued to study homeopathy until 1983 although he had been running his practice since 1979.

Frans started to translate homeopathic books for work and pleasure. Between 1983 and 1996 he translated English and German homeopathic books, including Kent, Allen, Hering, Boericke, Borland, Tyler, Vithoulkas, Voegeli, Whitmont, Miles, Morgan and Koehler.

In 1985 he wrote 'Kindertypes in Homoeopathie' (Children's Types in Homoeopathy), based on his experiences as both a teacher and a homoeopath.

In 1990 he was appointed managing director, teacher, and administrator of 'The School of Homeopathy' in Holland. In 1992 he wrote 'Synoptic Materia Medica 1' which originally emerged from remedy summaries made for the students in Holland, Ireland and Finland.

He followed this one up with the 'Concordant Materia Medica' published in 1994. Followed by a second edition of the Concordant, including Hering's Guiding Symptoms in 1997; a third edition was printed in 2000.

Out of his special interest in the small remedies, Frans wrote 'Synoptic Materia Medica 2'. In the completely revised edition of Synoptic 1, entitled 'Prisma', he introduces us to data from numerous non-homoeopathic sources as both reference material for the homoeopathic materia medica and as the source of potential symptoms. The significance and potential of such external data has been the subject of his numerous seminars in Europe, Israel and Australia.

Heritage

The first edition is nominated by a Roman II, the second uses a Latin 2. A continuation of the first volume, it includes 342 remedies that are less well known than those in the first volume.

From:
The Heritage of Homoeopathic Literature
copyright 2001 by Julian Winston
Reprinted with the permission of the author