The most authoritative book on homeopathy ever published. The book contains the well-known verified characteristics and symptoms of all our medicines besides other less important symptoms aiding the selection of the curative remedy. All the new medicines and essentials of the published clinical experience of the school have been added. In this compact form, the book contains the maximum number of reliable Materia Medica facts in the minimum space. Abbreviations and names of drugs have been standardised according to synthesis in the whole text. Perhaps it is the best-known and most widely used Materia Medica & Repertory. A handy and easy to use clinical repertory which can be used as bedside repertory.
William Boericke was born on 25 October 1849 in Austria. He graduated from the Philadelphia Medical College in 1876 and from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia in 1880. Moving to San Francisco he practised as a homeopath for over fifty years. He was also a member of faculty of the Hahnemann Medical College in San Francisco. In 1901 he authored Boericke's Materia Medica. On 1 April 1929 he died of a massive heart attack.