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  1. Jeremy Sherr's latest v4 2020 update to his QRep is available with Vision v1.0036 onwards. This edition of QRep is available as an option to purchase with v1.0036 of Vision. It cannot be added to the dongle version of Vision - it can only be purchased for use with a product key version of Vision.

    QRep edition 4 adds:

    • 4 new Qualities
    • Many refinements and enhancements to the remedies in existing qualities

    4 new qualities

    Rather than spending a lot of time searching the repertories for all the rubrics you need these qualities allow you to quickly select a quality that encompasses all remedies associated. A huge time saver that also makes sure you never miss a remedy through rubric selection!  These are the new qualities added in version 4:

    Closed People
    Reserved, introverted or reclusive persons with suppressed feelings or aversion to or inability to share feeelings or opinions. 

    Duty, Responsibility
    All issues connected to increased, decreased, desire for or aversion to a sense of duty or responsibility

    Dyslexia/Dyspraxia/Dyscalculia
    For use when any of these neurological disorders are pronounced.

    Spatial Disorientation
    Where there are issues connected with innacurate judgement of size or distance and sense of direction and orientation.

    Enhancements to existing qualities

    Many adjustments and refinements to the grades of remedies in all existing qualities have been made.

    Lanthanides and Noble Gasses have been throughly upgraded and many new remedies are now included for the first time.

    Jeremy has paid particular attention to making sure those remedies listed as Primary Remedies are highly accurate. These remedies will definitely cover the aspects of the quality - even if they are a relatively 'small' remedy. 

    As a reminder here are the remedy grades in Vision and the meanings:

    4 points - Green, Caps, Underlined - Primary remedies. Remedies that have this quality as a major and essential characteristic.

    3 points - Red, Caps -  Potential candidate for Primary remedies - Currently classed as experimental for Primary grade - but definitely having the quality as an important issue in their pathogenesis - hence high grading.

    2 points - Blue, Italic - Remedies definitely belonging to the quality.

    1 point - Black, Regular - Experimental. Remedies which currently have only a minor symptom of this quality and are not yet confirmed.

    Here is Jeremy's suggestion for getting the best use of QRep:

    "The Q-Rep is not a substitute to the existing repertories, but a compliment to them.
    To get the best results from this repertory, I suggest that you use a few qualities that are essential and major themes of the case. You can then use the Qualities you see in the case in conjunction with rubrics or affinities from other repertories.

    Here are a couple of examples:

    Money + Home qualities combined with ‘Lung inflammation of’ from another repertory
    Low self esteem + Water qualities with ‘Headache pulsating’ from another repertory

    You will be amazed to see how, when using a few rubrics with 200 or 300 remedies, the result quickly boils down to only 20 or 30 remedies which are then easy to chose from by combining with a conventional repertorisation or from your understanding of the case.

    Of course you can use these Qualities in any sequence or combination you want, e.g. if you wish perform a repertorisation from another repertory first and then supplement with one or more Mental Qualities.

    Remember : Use the Minimum Rubrics of Maximum Quality"


    Add QRep to your Vision software

    QRep is a repertory you can purchase to use with your Vision software. If you are a user of a prior version of QRep the author offers an upgrade - see our Shop under Upgrades for the cost and to order. 

    https://www.miccant.com/ourshop/prod_2544985-Jeremy-Sherrs-Repertory-of-Mental-Qualities.html

    David Witko Fellow Society of Homeopaths UK  (Hon)

  2. More information regarding Coronavirus

    There has been a flood of information provided by the homeopathic profession over the past few weeks. In this article I have attempted to condense the information into a format that is more easily 'digestible'.

    The information presented here has all been given freely for me to share. I cannot endorse or recommend any information and I am simply passing this information on to you for further research.

    Miranda Castro (USA)
    Has presented a chart of remedies
    Miranda.Remedies
    Dr Ajit Kulkarni (India)
    Below is a link to an in-depth article by Ajit. I encourage you to also read the contributed questions and comments at the end of that article.

    Ajit suggests Arsenicum album as the 'Genus Epidemicus' for prophylaxis. In his words "There is a tussle between Arsenic album and Sulphur. My mind is also thinking of Carbolic acid and Hippozaeninum as both covering the range from cold to severe pneumonia and septic shock. But yet as GE, I suggest ARSENICUM ALBUM as a homeopathic prophylactic remedy for the COVID-19 outbreak."

    Whatever remedy is given for an actual infection, he suggests giving it in 1M potency frequently, every 3 - 4 hours, or when at a critical stage every 15 minutes.  

    He also suggests a Treatment Plan :-

    Ajit.Treatment.Plan


    Here is a link to the full article:

    https://bit.ly/3aoFJwi

    Isaac Golden (Australia)

    Isaac is renowned in the field of prevention of illness and offers an essay based on his own findings and also his experiences on visits to Cuba. In addition to the prophylactics widely suggested by others, Isaac makes his own suggestion based on complexes. Here is a quote:

    "given that there is some uncertainty regarding the Nosode and that there are many suggested GE remedies, if I was preparing a combination remedy it would look something like the following:  Influenzinum triple nosode M + Pneumococcinum M + Bacillinum M + Arsenicum Album 200 + Justicia Adhatoda 200 + Gelsemium 200 + Bryonia 200 + Antimonium Tartaricum 200."

    Here is a link to the full article:

    https://bit.ly/3ahuvcY

    I am compiling and condensing further information and will release it as soon as possible.

    As said previously above I cannot endorse or recommend any information provided and I am simply passing this information on to you for further research.

    David Witko

     

     

  3. Complete Repertory 2020

    This edition of the Complete is available as an option to purchase with v1.0036 of Vision. This edition of Complete cannot be added to the dongle version of Vision - it can only be purchased for use with a product key version of Vision.

    The author offers an upgrade to Complete to users of previous versions.

    New information incorporated:

    1. Additions from the Materia Medica Pura Project by Andre Saine & the Canadian Academy of Homoeopathy. It includes remedies - Quassia amara and Trilium pendulum.
    2. Many additions extracted from rubrics in Knerr's Repertory (van Zandvoort)
    3. Additions from provings of the following remedies:
    • Bitis gabonica gabonica : Gaboon viper - B Thomson
    • Bitis arietans : Puff adder - Faroukh Master
    • Curcuma longa : Turmeric - Pillay K and also clinical verification study by the Central Council for Research in Homeopathy 
    • Latrodectus tredecimguttatus :  Mediterranean Black Widow Spider - Bonnet
    • Samarium Cobaltum Magneticum - Huenecke
    • Chamois Milk : Lac rupicaprinum - Deschamps & Tribouillard
    • Eastern Green Mamba : Dendroaspis angusticeps  - Hansjee
    • Acridotheres : Mynah Bird  - Hoosen
    • Triticum vulgare : Common Wheat - Homöopathischer Arzneimittel
    • Ostracion cubicus : Yellow Boxfish - Klein & Phillips
    • Thiosinaminum - Grinney NorthWest College of Homeopathy
    • Streptococcinum and Colibacillinum - Dominici & Allegri & Andreotti & Impallomeni & Marcolin & Mariani & Tonini & Pomposelli
    • Pycnoporus sanguines : White Rot Fungus - Morris
  4. Sherr Provings of:
    • Polaris : Pole Star
    • Argon
    • Jade
    • Punica granatum (Pomegranate)
    • Americium nitricum
    • Krypton
    • Hafnium
  5. Dr. Rajesh Rajendran provided a lot of contemporary material into the repertory with the emphasis most on those materials that have had a known toxicological effect on interaction accidentally by poisoning or through exposure and contamination. 
  6. The book 'Drugs of Hindoosthan Provings and Materia Medica' (Ghose 1970) was reviewed and additions extracted
  7. To add Complete Repertory 2020 into your Vision click here.

    To upgrade an older version of Complete into the latest 2020 edition click here:

    Please note: Complete 2020 is available Vision for Windows and Vision for Mac. 

    Chart to show you the content of the Complete compared to Kent, Synthesis and older versions of the Complete :

    79449957_2194909667277787_2995924059021115392_o

  8. Additional information regarding Coronavirus

    The findings, suggestions and observations listed below are extracted from various sources freely given to me. I cannot endorse or recommend any and I am simply passing this information on to you for further research.

    There is quite of lot of information in this email so please excuse the length! Most of it is from Jeremy Sherr who is working with a large network of homeopaths who are actively working with real Covid-19 cases and patients. I have spoken to Jeremy and he is happy for this information to be shared with you.
     
    Robin Murphy 
    suggests Elderberry (Sambucus nigra) as a preventative tonic to help boost the immune system (note: not as a treatment once infected). This can be taken as a Tea, Wine, Lemonade drink or Tincture). The studies on Elderberry that show its benefits have only been observed in healthy persons.

    He also refers us to books on Pneumonia from classical homeopaths such as Borland, Nash and Pulford which may prove useful. (these books are contained in your Vision system if you purchased the Rhodium Library with your software)

    Remedies for SARS may also prove helpful (as Covid-19 is more accurately referred to as SARS-CoV-02) :

    acon, ars, ars-i, bac, bapt, bell, blatta, bry, camph, carb-v, carbn-s, caust, dulc, eup-per, gels, influ, ip, kali-c, lach, laur, lyc, merc, op, oscillo, phos, pneu, pyrog, samb, sang, seneg, spong, tub, tub-a, verat, verat-v.

    Those of you who are Vision maestros could consider adding this as a new rubric into your system for easy reference!

    Robin also presented this slide of Pneumonia rx to bear in mind:

    Murphy.Pneumonia.Rx
    ARHF recommends the following protocols:

    Herbal Prevention - Astragalus (or any combination that contains this). Optimal if this can be combined with Echinacea,  Vitamin C and Zinc.
    Other herbal suggestions are :  Reishi mushroom, Colloidal Silver, Thyme.

    Homeopathic suggestions based on observed symptoms :
    Justica adhatoda 3x (or 3d) once daily 10 drops in a teaspoonful of water
    Arsenicum album 30c
    BryoniaLycopodiumPhosphorusGelsemium and Eupatorium perfoliatum (ordered in likelihood of being needed)

    A new digital resonance has been created and is freely available for use:
    https://www.arhf.nl/coronavirus/

    Jeremy Sherr
    Cases continue to be submitted to Jeremy for analysis. Now that New York has seen a huge increase many homeopaths are seeing real Covid-19 cases and using remedies to help. As I write this email over 200 cases have already been recorded and analysed and a database of over 350 unique symptoms recorded. All of these symptoms are being qualified and the number of patients showing each symptom counted - this is already highlighting the common symptoms and also, most importantly, those symptoms which we call SRP symptoms that are occurring in substantial numbers of patients. It is the SRP rubrics that really help us focus in on the required remedy.

    The cases received from homeopaths 'in the field' indicates remedies are working. When correct remedies are found, homeopaths are reporting that they seem to be stopping the virus in its tracks or are reducing the severity of symptoms by 30% (i.e. the patient still goes through the illness and recovery but with reduced severity).  These patients are recovering but not in a 'spectacular' way. This makes Jeremy think there are still better remedies to find than the standard ones we are currently giving. The ideal response to a remedy is that they wake up the next day and everything is very much better! An initial small amelioration followed by aggravation is a bad sign. 

    Before I share information on remedies here are a few pointers from Jeremy:

    • At the first sign of any possible infection try ACON in a high potency. May do nothing but may stop it in its tracks.
    • Repeat your remedy often. This is not a time for one dose and wait.
    • Unless you get a 'spectacular' response you will need to use several remedies as the situation changes. Don't be slow or afraid to change if the case changes.
    • Give low potencies for the elderly or those with pre-existing conditions or serious pathology. Go high in the young and (previously) healthy.

    Here are some slides and comments from Jeremy's webinars. The three observed stages are shown here along with the leading rx for each stage: 3

     sherr.Stage2

     sherr.Stage3

    Some observations received from New York. Good results when symptoms clear. Camphor is failing even in collapse. Some patients 'stalling'. Re-inforces to Jeremy that different (better) remedies still need to be found. 

     sherr.1

    Observations about remedies from Jeremy:

    Ant-tart is proving helpful in many cases. The sense of 'drowning' is a big SRP in many cases requiring it. Loss of taste and smell also leads to Ant-tart.

    Possibly the 'sensation' of the pandemic is this - 'Too full! Must expel forcefully'

    The rx Croto-tig can give immediate relief. This is the best kind of reaction! (Although we know this as a remedy for diarrhea and the bowels, it is the 'explosiveness' of the rx and the relation to this forceful expulsion even from the lungs that leads to its consideration - DW) This may be one of the remedies that proves to be invaluable in this pandemic although it is to soon to be certain.

    One SRP that has been observed is that sometimes the mucus in the lungs is like 'honey'. When patients lie down they can feel it almost 'trickling down' inside the lungs just as honey would. Sticky and trickling. This leads Jeremy to the remedy Ars-i. When repertorising the most commonly seen symptoms of Covid-19 we see Ars and Iod near the top of the chart and so these two substances together in ars-i seem ideal!  This SRP is also a good indication:

    honey

    Another smaller remedy that shows very promising signs of being one of these 'spectacular' remedies is SPIG. It has the SRP's relating to 'needles, stabbing eyeballs', 'pressure skull' and 'spear-like pains'.  It is too early to confirm but shows great promise when these SRP's are present.

    Spig.Needles

    The final rx to remind ourselves of is our old friend KALI-BI which is proving useful. We see patients are better at night but they wake up in the morning drowning in mucus. (c/f ant-tart of course). Also they are seen to have the loss of taste and smell. > lying down is very unusual when there is a lot of mucus in the lungs and leads to this remedy!

    Jeremy has also identified the most commonly occurring symptoms for this pandemic. As you may need to reference these rubrics regularly in any cases you see, I have taken his rubrics and created a Vision case file of them. Then, when I have a new case, I can open up this case of common rubrics and all of the potential rubrics have already been selected and are on clipboard 1. No need to search and find them again in the repertories. All I need to do is drag those common rubrics presenting in the case onto clipboard 2 - and also add any new rubrics for the current case onto clipboard 2 and repertorise together.

    Should be a good time saver! If you want a copy of this case email [email protected] and request it. I can provide the case file so you can use it in your own Vision system. Here are the common rubrics identified by Jeremy:

    sherr.Common.Rubrics

    I hope this information has proven to be of interest to you. We continue to be grateful to these homeopaths for freely sharing their findings with the community

    Kind Regards from David Witko and the team at Miccant Homeopathic Software.

     

  9. For many years modern repertories have continued to add more and more remedies and rubrics. This work is derived from new provings and also historical records. Dr Pravin Jain disagrees with this approach of continual enlargement and addition and prefers to only work with rubrics and remedies seen to have worked in practice.

    Furthermore his way of practising works well when the remedy prescribed precisely matches the patient's disposition (or temperament). Therefore Dr Jain will only use remedies in the repertory that adhere to this fundemental principle. 

    This new repertory is exclusively available with the Vision software system. To learn more about Dr Jains approach please watch this video presentation: