Hahnemann started on his career with strong tinctures. But he soon found them too violent in action : that the reaction they produced was alarming, even when the result, in the end, was good. So he naturally began reducing the amount given, by diluting.
While two-thirds of Cholera patients treated homoeopathically were cured, two-thirds of those treated by the other hospitals died. This extraordinary result let the Minister of the Interior, to repeal the law restricting the practice of Homoeopathy.
All great poisons are great remedies. The old Latin proverb has it. “The grater the Poison, the greater the Remedy.” Only, you need Hahnemann’s Low of Similars to know how to apply it.