Recommended reading - Homeopathy and healing


The Complete Homeopathy Handbook
A Guide to Everyday Health Care
Miranda Castro
1990 Macmillan Publishers, London. 

An excellent starting book.  Details the history of homeopathy and prescribing guidelines as well as a comprehensive materia medica listing most of the most commonly used homeopathic medicines. 

Miranda Castro’s Homeopathic Guides
Mother and Baby
Miranda Castro
1996 Pan Books / Macmillan Publishers, London.  Price approx: 15 euro

An excellent book with helpful general advice covering the period throughout pregnancy, labour and in the first months of life.  The bonus is that it has a Materia Medica (which describes the indications for each remedy and a Repertory section (which details individual symptoms) which encourages the reader to look up individual symptoms and think in a more homeopathic way.

Homeopathy For Common Ailments (available in Greek also)
Robin Hayfield
Gaia.  Price approx: 20 euro.

Wonderful book to guide as to first aid use of homeopathy and basic home prescribing. It is especially useful for those who have children as it covers childhood illnesses such as chickenpox, as well as coughs, flu etc.  Color photographs bring the descriptions of the plants used to life.

Homeopathy Medicine for the New Millenium
George Vithoulkas
2000, The International Academy of Homeopathy
Alonnisos, 37005 Greece
This book describes the foundations of homeopathy and is available in Greek.
Homeopathy: Medicine of the New Man - George Vithoulkas
A pleasant read, similar to above also available in Greek.

Quantum Healing
Deepak Chopra
Discusses aspects of the mind body link with interesting case examples.

Why People Don’t Heal and How They Can
Caroline Myss
Three Rivers Press
New York Times Bestseller - includes details of the chakra systems in the body and aspects
which may block true healing.

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Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom  by Christiane Northrup M.D.
Bantam Books
Focuses on women's health problems such as PMS, ovarian cysts, endometriosis and is written in a holistic style which looks at mind body link.  The book offers practical help and is filled with numerous case examples.  It also has a 'Steps for Healing' chapter which is useful for anyone facing a serious illness of any sort