Dr Boenninghausen life space and contributions to homeopathy.
Dr. Boenninghausen was born in Germany. He held respected and responsible posts in Germany and enjoyed a life of position and influence. By profession he was a lawyer but had great deal of interest in agriculture.
Dr. Boenninghausen practiced as a lawyer and later became a judge. Due to his inclination in horticulture he later became director of Botanical Gardens at Munster.
In 1827 he contacted a dreadful disease known as purulent tuberculosis. In that era proper treatment for tuberculosis was not available. He did not find any relief from the best of conventional treatment available. The treating physicians lost the hope of recovery. In despair he wrote last good bye letter to his friend Dr. A. Weihe explaining his condition. Dr. A. Weihe was a homoeopathic physician whos treatment cured Boenninghausen.
After being treated for such a dreaded and terminal disease using homeopathic medicines he was greatly impressed and took deep interest in studying homoeopathy and devoted his remaining years to study and spread homeopathic science. When he started studying homeopathy he came in touch with the founder of homeopathy, Dr Samuel hahnemann and with his guidance he published many of his works related to homeopathy. He wrote many articles on homoeopathic subjects in the journals.
Based on his great learning and practice he got the rights of practising as a physician.
Classification of Characteristic Symptoms
Compilation of the First Repertory of Anti-Psoric Remedies. Repertory was aimed at making the task of choosing the correct homoeopathic remedy easier.
Pocket Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica.
Boenninghausen's Characteristics Materia Medica and Repertory
Lesser Writings of Boenninghausen
New Manual of Homoeopathic Materia Medica