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miasm

An obsolete term for a harmful or noxious atmosphere, emanation or exhalation; an evil humour.
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miasm

(mī′ăz-ĭm) [Gr. miasma, pollution, stain]
In homeopathy, a toxic or noxious influence on the body, producing illness.
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Miasm

In homeopathic theory, a general weakness or predisposition to chronic disease that is transmitted down the generational chain.
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At that time, and for some years, I was giving Joe the remedy Chocolate, which actually belongs to the acute miasm. Even though I knew about miasms, I had somehow become confused in this case--just overwhelmed by Joe's level of despair.
I was, I hate to admit, all over the map with the kingdoms and miasms. But Joe was a loyal patient who stuck with me over time until I did find just the right remedy for him.
When I (Judyth) was first introduced to philosophy of homeopathy in my first year of Bastyr naturopathic college, I heard the term miasm. It was defined as a hereditary layer of disposition, literally a miasma or swamp.
The Southeastern lowlands were pestilent places, but residents could survive the onslaught of miasms if they resolved to stay in their vicinity.
In 1791, a Philadelphia physician named William Currie, after reading of dyking and draining projects in Holland, advocated the clearing of woods and the draining of extensive swamps and marshes in order to eradicate harmful miasms (Rees, p.
Syphlitic miasm. It is the most destructive of all the miasms.
It seems as if he offers quite a few choices for the different miasms. I think it is most helpful to have a good homeopathic repertory to look at the various remedies and make the best selection for your patients.
Medorrhinum (sycotic miasm): Sensation of life as a dream, unreal.
Carcinosin (cancer miasm): Sympathetic, compassionate, sensitive.
As we went through my list of common toxin miasms, an ergot miasm was pinpointed.
After a three-year sabbatical, Linda returned to practice, with two specialties: (1) identifying and treating chemical, drug (both prescription and recreational), and radiation miasms (vibrational blueprints).
Nux vomica is a member of the Loganaceae family and belongs to the typhoid miasm. The coping mechanism of this miasm is concentrated effort followed by rest, which fit Ellie's modus operandi.