Similimum Means Matching Of Functional Group Conformations- Not Matching Of ‘Personalities’

If you ask different homeopaths to prescribe for a SINGLE patient, they will make DIFFERENT prescriptions, and in most cases, they get desired results also. How would we explain this common experience?

Most people consider this as showing the weakness of homeopathy. Once you understand the molecular mechanism involved in pathology, ‘similia similibus curentur and potentization as explained by MIT, you would realize that it expresses the strength of homeopathy.

We have been taught to believe that finding similimum is a process of matching ‘personality of patients’ with ‘personality of drugs’, and that a patient will have only ONE similimum that exactly fits to his ‘personality’. The concept of ‘constitutional prescriptions’ is based on this idea. As per this concept, if the ‘personality’ of a patient is CALC, any disease he suffer from will be cured by CALC. Any drug, other than CALC will be an WRONG prescription.

MIT teaches us to perceive drug substances in terms of constituent molecules and their functional groups. Crude drug substances act up on our organism not by their ‘drug personality’, but by binding their INDIVIDUAL constituent molecules to different biological molecules so as to produce molecular inhibitions, which amount to pathology. Exactly, it is the FUNCTIONAL GROUPS or MOIETIES of individual drug molecules that binds to specific functional sites of biological molecules.

During potentization, it is not the ‘drug personality’ that is ‘imprinted’, but the INDIVIDUAL drug molecules. Potentized drugs contains MOLECULAR IMPRINTS, which are three-dimensional negative copies of drug molecules or functional groups formed as ‘depressions’ in water-alcohol matrix. A molecular imprint act as ARTIFICIAL BINDING SITE for ANY molecule that has functional groups similar to the drug molecule imprinted to it, due to complementary conformation. A sample of potentized drug will be containing diverse types of molecular imprints representing diverse types of consituent molecules and functional groups, each of which can INDIVIDUALLY act as therapeutic agents. That means, potentized drug is not SINGLE, but a mixture of many different molecular imprints that act independently.

DISEASE also should be understood as MOLECULAR ERRORS happened in one or biochemical pathways, due to binding of exogenous or endogenous pathogenic molecules on essential biological molecules which result in PROTEIN DEFORMATIONS. CURE is the removal of these molecular inhibitions by using appropriate means.

Once we perceive diseases in terms of molecular level errors and biomolecular inhibitions, we would realize that a patient coming to us will be suffering from diverse types of entirely different molecular inhibitions, caused by entirely different pathogenic molecules. Such different molecular errors will be expressed through DIFFERENT groups of subjective and objective symptoms. Each different molecular inhibition may need different molecular imprints that fits well to the specific molecular conformation of particular pathogenic molecule.

It is obvious that DISEASE is not SINGLE, DRUGS are not SINGLE.

Since it is the SIMILARITY of conformation of pathogenic molecules and conformation of functional groups of individual drug molecules that decide SIMILIMUM, a SINGLE patient could be cured by entirely DIFFERENT DRUGS, if they contain molecular imprints of similar functional groups.

That means, ALL symptoms of a DRUG substance NEED NOT necessarily match to ALL symptoms of a particular patient to cure a particular disease. If the selected drug contains the particular molecular imprint required for removing a particular molecular inhibition by conformational similarity, it will cure. No need of worrying about MATCHING of the entire DRUG PERSONALITY and PATIENT PERSONALITY.

According to my view, this FLEXIBILITY of prescriptions shows the STRENGTH of homeopathy.

I hope this explanation will resolve the confusions over the experience that different homeopaths prescribe different drugs for a single patient, all of them getting desired positive result.

Author: Chandran Nambiar K C

I am Chandran Nambiar K C Author, REDEFINING HOMEOPATHY Managing Director, Fedarin Mialbs Private Limited Developer. SIMILIMUM ULTRA Homeopathic Software I am not a scientist, academician, scholar, professional homeopath or anybody with 'big credentials', but an old lay man, a retired government servant, who accidentally happened to fall into the deep waters of the great ocean of homeopathic knowledge during his fiery teenage years, and was destined to live a whole life exploring the mysteries of that wonderful world with unending enthusiasm. My interest in homeopathy happened very accidentally when I was only 20 years old UNDERGRADUATE ZOOLOGY student, through a constant relationship with a local practitioner who happened to be father of my classmate. I was a regular visitor in his clinic, where from I started reading BOERICKE MATERIA MEDICA and other homeopathic books, which helped me to cure myself my troublesome asthma that have been haunting me since my childhood days. I became a voracious reader of homeopathy.

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