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Why don't you just delete incorrect remedies and use the author reference 'xxx' (to be deleted)?

Why don't you just delete incorrect remedies and use the author reference 'xxx' (to be deleted)?

Answer

From the beginning, in developing the Synthesis Repertory, we have deleted incorrect remedies

We have changed our procedure for two reasons:
First, we were regularly contacted by homeopaths who thought that a remedy was missing from a particular rubric. Sometimes they were quite upset, especially if it concerned an original remedy from Kent's Repertory. These homeopaths didn't understand that Kent's Repertory contained errors and needed correction. Second, occasionally we inadvertently added the erroneous remedy again.

Therefore, it became obvious that the deletion of a remedy had to be clearly reported.
To achieve this the author reference 'xxx' was created. It is always accompanied by an author reference that indicates why the remedy is incorrect.

An example:
The symptom "MIND - DELUSIONS - disgraced - she is" contained Sarracenia purpurea.
In Allen (a1) we read: "He is afraid, and reproaches himself; thinks he has committed something wrong, or disgraced the family or his absent friends."

So the remedy has to be deleted from the former rubric and added to:
"MIND - DELUSIONS - disgraced - family or friends; he has disgraced his"

The same procedure is applied for the printed versions of Synthesis.
In this case the remedy appears as follows: (non: sarr.a1)

When a symptom with deleted remedies is taken for analysis, the remedies
with the reference "xxx" are not considered.


Entry from: 14.11.2006
This entry is located in category: General Information

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