Dr William Boericke MD
William boericke an inspirational doctor to homeopaths from across the globe and for us at My Similia.
Dr William Boericke was born on October 25, 1849 in Austria. He graduated from the Philadelphia Medical College in 1876 and postgraduate from Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia in 1880. Moving to San Francisco he practiced as a homeopath for over fifty years.
He worked as the professor of Homoeopathic Materia Medica and Therapeutics for 30 years. He was also on the faculty of the Hahnemann Medical College in San Francisco.
His major contribution was the writing of book named Boericke's Materia Medica. This book became the guiding book for homeopathic practise worldwide and found its way in almost all homeopaths clinic. His brother added a repertory to the book later. It is a concise guide to hundreds of remedies both common and rare.
From 1880-1920 Dr. Boericke was the physician of choice in San Francisco. In fact, patients came from all over the world to be treated by him homeopathically.