This is a classical text written by Late Dr. HL Chitkara who was one of the
stalwarts of Homeopathy. He was one of the key person who worked on
prescribing only on the basis of mind symptoms. The book has compilation of
rubrics of 892 remedies from Synthetic Repertory and few other sources (marked
This is an exclusive work of its kind by which one can understand the link between
Materia Medica and Repertory. There are so many rubrics which we are unaware
of, with this book all such rubrics come to light. Similarly there are so many
remedies for a rubric which we don't think about in our day to day practice which
are revealed in this book.
This compilation is more comprehensive, more authentic, more accurate and more
elucidate than any other work of this kind done till date.
He devoted his entire life for the advancement of homeopathy and worked for
betterment of system as well as humanity till his last breath. His distinguished
contributions will always be appreciated by the entire homeopathic community.
The present Fourth Improved Edition of this treatise is significant in the
sense that these references, to the additions have now the been incorporated in
the text of the Materia Medica itself. This has been specially done on the eve
of the launch of the German language edition. The result is that the present treatise
is complete and compact by itself and does not require reference to the other
The criteria for making additions were fixed as originally envisaged by Dr.
Kent i.e. authenticity and reliability as evidenced by renowned and prolonged skill
practice, coupled with scholarship of the practitioner - author.
The six sources as identified were:
These additions are over and above of Dr. Barthel's SYNTHETIC
REPERTORY Vol.I. These additions are of two categories:
Opportunity has been taken to review and scan the additions with neoessary
minor clarifications or amandments. This treatise does not include any new
material, and does not claim to be complete or exhaustive as in other current
treatises. The accent is on authenticity and reliability. It is hoped it will serve
the purpose for which it is made.
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