The following treatise contains all that Schussler wrote on the subject. The symptoms have been compiled from the entire available literature and enriched with author's personal experience. Since its first edition in 1888 and thereafter, it's steadily increasing demand has exhausted four large editions and necessitated the preparation of a fifth edition. Topics covered: Introduction; History; The Theory; Health & Diseases; Preparation; Dose, Biochemic and Homeopathic relationship; Materia medica of the twelve tissue remedies, symptoms, common name, chemical data, general action, characteristic indications, homeopathic data, administration, relationship etc; Therapeutic application of the twelve tissue remedies, comprising indication and clinical cases, alphabetically arranged; Repertory of the twelve tissue remedies, arranged upon a pathologico-anatomical basis.
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. Willis A Dewey, MD was born on 25 October 1858 is Middleburry, Vermont. He graduated from New York Homeopathic Medical College, in 1880. He was the professor of anatomy and then in the chair of Materia Medica at the Homoeopathic Medical College of San Francisco. In 1896 he accepted the chair of Materia Medica at the university of Michigan. He contributed immensely towards homeopathic literature in his lifetime.