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  1. Complete Repertory 2023 edition

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    Introduced in Vision version 2.0006 this edition of the Complete is available as an option to purchase with Vision. This edition of Complete cannot be added to Vision version 1 - it can only be purchased for use with Vision version 2. If you are a Vision v2 user make sure you download the free upgrade to v2.0006 and then you can purchase and use this new edition of Complete. The author offers a chargeable upgrade to Complete 2023 at an attractive price to users of previous versions.

    To buy a new copy of Complete click here.
    To upgrade your current Complete to the 2023 edition click here.

    What's new and improved?

    Psychological Themes rubrics have been removed from the Mind chapter and relocated into a dedicated new chapter

    Dreams rubrics have also been relocated into a new dedicated chapter

    Source materials
    Many classic additions were included from the six vol. of CG Raue’s Annual Record of Homoeopathic Literature, collected between 1870 and 1875 (28.600+ additions). These amalgamations of homeopathic literature have been at the base of many later Materia Medica, including C. Hering’s Guiding Symptoms. Hering worked on Raue’s volumes and incorporated much of them in his work.

    Besides these classic additions, extra emphasis was put onto adding contemporary cases, specifically those on the Interhomeopathy website (, for once not working in chronological order as usual ; ). 400+ cases based on J Scholten’s systematic method of finding remedies were thus added, resulting in 40.000+ additions from many colleagues. This website also features several published cases based on R Sankaran’s psychology-oriented, yet also systematic method, which were included. I hope the results lead to higher use of the remedies involved and the methods applied, worthwhile, also combined with the fact that lots of proving information has been added (the Lanthanides) many years ago for quite some of these remedies, allowing the new grading-rules to do their work! This clinical work will have a positive affect on the gradings of the remedies involved.

    More new source additions: 58035 (mostly from TF Allen’s Encyclopedia)
    More new remedy additions: 12035 (mostly from TF Allen’s Encyclopedia)

    Work on grading
    The gradings of the remedies in the Complete Repertory 2023 have been rechecked and recalculated based on the original source information whenever possible, taking proving information, information from cured cases and information from phytotherapy (eclectic medicine, herbal medicine) into consideration. The biggest gain has been made in promoting Boeninghausen’s lowest degree entries of remedies into Boeninghausen’s second degree (symptoms seen in two or more provers). This will have a very beneficial result when using these grades in analysis.

    More important changes in grading: 67000 more entries with clinical confirmations (3th & 4th degree Boenninghausen). Confirmations increased from 26 % in the 2021 version to 28,35 %, which is a big deal and a validation for the work done on the Allen project, together with the more additions in the 2th degree (2th degree Boenninghausen, missing in Kent, Kent’s 2th degree is the 3th degree Boenninghausen, as Boenninghausen’s grade system is used in the Complete Repertory)!

    New remedies/additions of small remedies
    From the clinical cases offered by many colleagues past and present, quite some new remedies (57) and additions for remedies with scarce info have found their way into the Complete Repertory 2023.

     Complete 2023

  2. Complete Repertory 2021 edition

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    Complete Repertory 2021

    Introduced in Vision version 2.0005 this edition of the Complete is available as an option to purchase with Vision. This edition of Complete cannot be added to Vision version 1 - it can only be purchased for use with Vision version 2. If you are a Vision v2 user make sure you download the free upgrade to v2.0005 in order to purchase and use this new edition of Complete. The author offers a chargeable upgrade to Complete to users of previous versions (see below)

    New information incorporated:

    312,000 additions have been made by using data from Knerr's Repertory, an increase of 29,000 additrons compared to the 2020 edition.

    Many additions to partial rubics have been made using the remedy information contained in more specific rubrics  - this information are called 'donor-receptor' additions. Here is an example:


    In total, 46969 source additions have been made compared to the 2020 edition, most of these coming from the work derived from Knerr and some new remedy additions. There are 7 new remedy additions made :


    To add Complete Repertory 2021 into your Vision click here.

    To upgrade an older version of Complete into the latest 2021 edition click here:

    Please note: Complete 2021 is available Vision for Windows and Vision for Mac. 

  3. Complete Repertory 2020 edition

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    Complete Repertory 2020

    This edition of the Complete is available as an option to purchase with 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 version 2.

    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 :


  8. QRep - 2020 version 4

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    Jeremy Sherr's latest v4 2020 update to his QRep is available for Vision v2. This edition of QRep is available as an option to purchase with v2 of Vision. It cannot be added to Vision v1 - it can only be purchased for use with Vision v2.

    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

    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.

    David Witko Fellow Society of Homeopaths UK  (Hon)

  9. The new Practical Repertory

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    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:

  10. Complete Repertory 2018

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    Complete Repertory 2018

    This version includes more 20th/21st century work. Many additions have been incorporated espeically from Karl Stauffer’s Symptomen-Verzeichnis 1929, since it contains relatively many additions from smaller remedies (Aqua marina, Calcarea caustica, Vipera beris, Mephites, Natrum nitricum, Picricum acidum etc.) From this source 106.081 additions were made.

    New contemporary provings include: Morpho menelaus and Sequoiadendron by Hélene Renoux, Crataegus oxyacantha by M Stoschitzky, Acherontia atropos by Evelyn Feltes & O Neuhoefer, Agaricus phalloides by Peter König & D König, Betula alba by Jörg Wichmann, Helix costa by Todd Rowe & Desert Insitute, Astacus fluviatilis by D Drach & F Swoboda.

    Handwritten Repertory Additions in Kent’s Repertory by Roger Schmidt, Pierre Schmidt’s brother, who worked in San Francisco, were added.

    In this edition emphasis was given to some specific remedies: Falco peregrinus, Astacus and Mandragora, in that both provings and as much cases as could be found were incorporated. This practice will continue in the next incarnations of the Complete Repertory when this is consdiered worthwhile for some remedies. 

    From Hans Eberle & Friedrich Ritzer lots of clinical confirmations were added for Eagle, Electricitas, Uranium metallicum and Aqua Hochstein.

    To add Complete Repertory 2018 into your Vision click here.

    To upgrade an older version of Complete into the latest 2018 edition click here:

    Please note: Complete 2018 is available Vision for Windows and Vision for Mac. 

    Chart to show you the extent of content of the Complete compared to other repertories including Synthesis:



  11. QRep 2016 Edition

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    Jeremy Sherr's latest edition to his QRep is available with Vision. Here is a video you can watch to learn more:

    If you prefer to read....

    QRep edition 2 adds:

    • 5 new Qualities
    • Newly proven remedies added to database
    • Enhancements to existing qualities

    The New Qualities

    Big Ego
    Excessive selfishness, pride, vanity, self-importance, over emphasis on bodily appearance (sign of ego).

    Birds and Flying
    Any fears, dreams, delusions related to birds and flying. Also applies to fear of flying.

    Fear Disease
    Overanxiety about health issues or disease in themselves or others. Hypochondriacs.

    Phobias, fear, dreams about insects. Also love and sympathy towards insects.

    Critical, fault finders, nit-pickers in others and also themselves. Social media trolls and judemental people.

    Newly proven remedies added to all of QRep

    Lots of new remedies have been added into QRep. Here is a list:

    Colibri Hummingbird   -   African Grey Parrot   -   Red Kite   -   Egg of the Blue Peafowl   -  White Stork (feather only)   -   White Stork (feather and blood)   -   Mallard   -   Indian Spotted Eagle - Tangerine  -   Acacia Strap flower Mistletoe   -   Rocky Mountain Columbine   -   Lepidolite    -   Blue Tang Fish   -   Black Panther   -   Queen Bee   -   Nest of the Common Wasp   -  Shrill Carder Bee   -  German wasp   -   Cat Flea   -   Stag Beetle   -   Crab Louse   -   Black Fly   -   Blue Emperor Butterfly.

    Each has been carefuly curated by Jeremy and his team

    Enhancements to existing qualities

    Adjustments to the grades of remedies in existing qualities has been made. Newly proven remedies added to existing qualities.

    QRep is a repertory you can purchase to use with your Vision software. Please watch the vidoe above for a full presentation and also guidance on how to use alongside other repertories within Vision.

    David Witko Fellow Society of Homeopaths UK  (Hon)

  12. Complete Repertory 2016

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    A lot of work went into this release of the Complete Repertory version 2016. In previous years Roger mostly concentrated on remedy additions from cured cases. However this time an original materia medica and repertory, (Carl Friedrich Trinks’ Handbuch der homoöpatischen Arzneimittellehre from 1847), has been added.

    This is considered a primary materia medica much like Hahnemann’s seminal Materia Medica Pura, only it contains more remedy provings and toxicology. Trinks was a very early disciple of Hahnemann (see edited biography later in this document)

    It is important to note that this work has never been translated into English and therefore few English materia medica and repertories since 1847 have had access to this material.

    For Complete Repertory 2016 a huge effort has been made to include the provings/toxicology symptoms from Trinks’Handbuch der Arzneimittel 1847 in 3 volumes, by taking the rubrics and remedies from the repertory section in the third volume and merging those into the Complete Repertory.

    This work has resulted in over 275,000 source additions into Complete Repertory 2016.

    Trinks work is one of the few that make a clean separation between provings/toxicology and any clinical/cured material coming from practice, so it is considered a true primary Materia Medica.

    A very nice detail in Trink’s opus is the fact that all remedies have been graded using Bönninghausen’s grade system (of course : given the date of preparation!), resulting in lowest degree, plain type, and second degree, italics, additions. These additions, combined with already available information from practice (cured cases) will often increase the grading from lowest or second degree (i.e. provings/toxicology or single cured case-additions without proving/toxicology) to third or even fourth degree additions (provings/toxicology AND cured) which will make analyses with ISIS Vision that includes Complete Repertory 2016 much more refined.

    Often Trinks data has been already been verified by other authors and so has already been included in the repertory. However  a quick examination using Complete 2016 with ISIS Vision shows there are many new additions made that we now have access to! Please also bear in mind that these are additions made on the basis of sound provings and toxicological reports in the classical way

    Here is a screenshot of just one rubric: anxiety, with pain. Trinks is author number 4 in our classification system and the additions he has made to Complete 2016 are highlighted as below.  And this is just 1 rubric in the entire repertory.


    In addition to Trinks’ work, around 760 more articles from the Homoeopathic Recorder and to a lesser degree from the British Homoeopathic Journal have been read and remedies from these have been added into the Complete Repertory 2016.  Also as a reaction on a promise made during a repertory workshop with George Vithoulkas around the year 2000 in Alonnisos for those working on repertory, in which it was concluded that much more cured case-info should be added into the existing repertory material, - for this edition of the Complete Repertory nearly 3000 sources have been consulted since then to update the repertory with more cured material.

    Charles Friedrich Gottfried Trinks (1800-1868)
    (taken from on online article translated by Dr Bradford and edited by David Witko)


    One of Hahnemann's earliest disciples, he was also one of the greatest gains to the new system. A man of indefatigable industry and self-sacrifice, he contributed largely to the construction of the Homoeopathic Materia Medica, and his name will be found constantly recurring among the band of provers who aided Hahnemann in his Herculean task.

    In conjunction with Noack, (or we should say almost single-handedly for Noack soon gave up) he published the Materia Medica that bears their joint names.

    Hahnemann, whom he frequently saw on the promenade at Leipsig, he visited first at Coethen in 1825, again in 1832, and once, subsequently, with Councillor Wolf. In 1824 Trinks settled in Dresden. He and Ernst von Brunnow were the earliest Homoeopathists there.

    In 1830 Trinks attended the first meeting of Homoeopathic physicians held at Leipsig, and assisted in the foundation of the Central Society of German Homoeopathic Physicians.

    The only volume of importance published by him was that in which he was a joint author with Noacks - the well-known Noack and Trinks' Handbook of Materia Medica ; but the essays he has contributed to the periodical literature of Homoeopathic medicine are numerous.

    This preference for fact over theory, his love for the real rather than the ideal, contributed largely to make Trinks what he was: a thorough physician.

    Homoeopathy he loved, because in its school alone did he meet with that full development of the principle of pure observation he felt to be so necessary for the practice of medicine.

    A thoroughly independent thinker, it was not long before he found himself somewhat opposed to Hahnemann ; and on one occasion he had a discussion with Boenninghausen, when Boenninghausen endeavoured to introduce mixed medicines into the practice of Homoeopathy.

    He most earnestly opposed everything in the shape of mysticism, everything having the aspect of humbug with which it was sought to connect Homoeopathy. On these grounds he declared himself an enemy of the so-called high potencies and a supporter of the lower dilutions.

    At an early period of the history of Homoeopathy, when Hahnemann was in danger of being led away by some of his enthusiastic but incautious disciples to promulgate crude and untested notions, Trinks' common sense prevailed with the founder of Homoeopathy and prevented him from committing himself to views that could not stand the test of experience.

    Trinks' manner to one seeing him for the first time was often blunt and even somewhat repulsive. His dietetic rules for those under his care were very rigid, his prescriptions, carefully selected, were adhered to with a tenacity which, though often regarded as unwise by those around him, was generally rewarded by satisfactory results.

    Throughout the North of Germany Trinks was regarded as the most distinguished physician who had practiced Homoeopathy since the time of Hahnemann.

    Dr. Trinks died at Dresden. June 15, 1868, at the age of sixty nine years. (Brit. Jour. Hom., Vol. XXVI, p. 693.)


  13. Repertory of Mental Qualities

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    The Repertory of Mental Qualities, or QRep for short, is in important enhancement to every homeopath's resources.

    QRep is an ideal choice whether you are starting your homeopathic training or you are an experienced practitioner. Why do I say this?

    QRep makes Repertorisation Simpler!

    In many cases we see the same things over and over again.  If I were to say to you that someone is suffering from OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) you would know exactly what I mean. And we see many such cases. But in the repertories (even the modern repertories) you will not find  a rubric that covers OCD. So you have to think really hard about which rubric or rubrics you are going to take to 'cover' OCD. It can get very frustrating hunting around in the repertory trying to find exactly what you need. In QRep there is a quality, OCD, that encapsulates all manifestations of the condition!

    Another example might be Low self esteem. You know exactly what this means when you talk to the patient but there is no rubric in any of the repertories that encompasses all aspects of the feelings of low self esteem. Lack of self confidence might be the closest repertory rubric you can find for low self esteem but it does not really encompass all that low self esteem encapsulates. Furthermore a quick scan of materia medica and remedy provings quickly reveals remedies not actually present in the Lack of Confidence rubric! 

    QRep solves this dilemma by providing a Low self esteem quality for easy use!

    A final example might be those people who are dragged down with a myriad of problems and issues arising out of the situation in which they are Carers for other people. Of course you can spend quite a long time looking and trying to find all the rubrics that arise from long term caring for others. However QRep solves this problem elegantly and saves you lots of time by providing a quality named Carers and Helpers!

    In addition to saving you lots of time QRep also allows you to work with all the new remedies!

    Many newly proven remedies are included in QRep

    As you probably know many of the newly proven remedies do not appear in even the most modern of repertories such as Complete, Synthesis and Murphy. The QRep allows you to work with these new remedies because their provings have been researched by Jeremy Sherr and his team and every remedy that has relevance to the qualities has been included!

    So when you repertorise with QRep you will see the newly proven remedies coming through into the analysis - ready for your consideration. No longer will the polycrests 'swamp' the analysis (due to their prevalance in the repertory rubrics) - now the new remedies are prominently displayed!

    So what exactly is QRep?

    QRep is a collection of 28 mental qualities that you will use every day!  All are displayed on one screen. The recommendation from the compiler, Jeremy Sherr, is that you simply take into your repertorisation all the qualities that apply to the case. So in just a few clicks from the same screen you will have established a sound base for repertorisation and saved yourself oodles of time!

    You can then either proceed to repertorise just using the qualities (and then review the remedies and make your decision from the list displayed) or you can add additional rubrics that you are totally confident in from other repertories (e.g. using solid Modalities and Physical Affinities are both reliable in practice).

    However you decide to use QRep you can be confident that each and every remedy contained in all of the qualities has been meticulously researched by Jeremy and his team before inclusion. Unlike some other repertories every entry is guranteed to have been checked and to be appropriate to the quality.

    QRep - Convenient, Simpler Repertorisation

    To purchase QRep for use with your Vision software click here: