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Want to understand the concept of changing potency

Last modified on January 29th, 2013

Want to understand the concept of changing potency

Posted by: Barbara

Good day Dr. Bhatia, I am presently taking Homoeopathy for Animals. I have been usung Homoeopathy for myself and my fammliy for a few years now. MY question is this, potencies. Why is it in some cases a Dr. will prescribe one strength over another. In my books it might be a 6x and then for something else it could be 10mk. What is the difference and why is one used over the other? Thank you so much Sincerely Barbara


Dear Barbara,
Potency selection is based on a number of factors. The intenstiy of the symptoms is one of them. For heart attack, a higher potency would be used than for the sniffles. The patient’s age, sensitivity vitality and whether they have organic lesions or just functinal disorders are other considerations. Hoacuoidep.com has a free program for helping decide the potency.
Alan V. Schmukler

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Dr. Manish Bhatia

Dr. Manish Bhatia

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