Dr Dorothy Shepherd had wide experience both in Harley Street and in clinics in the poorer parts of London. Although she had leanings towards Homoeopathy during her student years, it was not until she visited the world-famous Dr J. T. Kent in the USA, and experienced great benefit from this therapy that she fully adopted this method of treatment in her practice.
Having embarked upon a career as a Homoeopath she studied the subject deeply and the more she learned the more she became convinced that it is the finest method of dealing with every type of ailment.
Being a true healer she believed that every sufferer should know of Homoeopathy and in order to make it more widely known she wrote Homoeopathy for the First Aider which gives simple instructions for the treatment of injuries and common ailments.
This book was an immediate success and she then decided to record her experiences in dealing with more serious illness and this book, The Magic of the Minimum Dose followed.
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A collection of experiences and cases of serious illnesses which illustrate the mighty truths in Homoeopathy and the excellent results which can be obtained through its useFrom the Back Cover:
OTHER WORKS BY Dr DOROTHY SHEPHERD
HOMOEOPATHY FOR THE FIRST AIDER
One of the most popular books on Homoeopathy and excellent for beginners.
It shows how to deal with many injuries and minor ailments and chapters include Treatment of Wounds; Haemorrhages; Fainting; Burns and Scalds; Foreign Bodies in the Eye and in the Ears; Frostbite; Hernia; Poisons; Boils and Carbuncles; and Septic Conditions. The last chapter deals with potencies and dose and so the novice can learn a great deal from studying this book.
THE MAGIC OF THE MINIMUM DOSE
Consists of a collection of experiences which illustrate the mighty truths hidden in Homoeopathy and the excellent results which can be obtained if the directions given by the masters are followed. She was a convert to Homoeopathy in the early days of her medical career and until her death she had a large practice in Harley Street and a Nursing Home in Hampshire. She was an ardent follower of Hahnemann's teachings.
HOMOEOPATHY IN EPIDEMIC DISEASES
This is a book that should always be at hand because it gives vital information for dealing with Epidemic Diseases which can be followed by both the novice and experienced practitioner.
It emphasizes the speed with which homoeopathy can overcome measles, scarlet fever, influenza, whooping cough, chicken pox, mumps, diphtheria and other ailments by means of remedies that have no side effects. It also shows how these infectious diseases can be aborted when the early symptoms are dealt with promptly.
A PHYSICIAN'S POSY
This is one of the most interesting Homoeopathic books ever written. Obviously Dr. Shepherd enjoyed writing it and it is indeed a great joy to read. She has discussed one plant for each of twenty two letters of the alphabet and this revised edition includes a new chapter on 'Yarrow the Sacred Herb' and a full index.
The history of the plants is given in a most fascinating way together with many personal anecdotes which make absorbing reading.
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