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The physician had observed that Peruvian or China bark was prescribed to combat malaria but also caused malaria-like symptoms in healthy people.
Hahnemann then tried out several other plant, animal and mineral substances on volunteers and himself and kept a diary of the symptoms and developed numerous medicines in this way.
“Hahnemann knew 140 medicines. Today there are between 3,000 and 4,000,” says Karl-Wilhelm Steuernagel, chairman of the German Association of Homeopathic Doctors (DZVhae) in Bonn.
In his main work “Organon”, published in 1810, Hahnemann explained holistic medicine and the cause of illness, which he saw as a dysfunction of the life force in the body.