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The Evidence Scientific Studies Show Tautotherapy is an Effective Treatment for Drug-Induced and Toxic Disorders

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In a previous paper we have shown that tautopathic therapy has been a product and outcome of homeopathic practice ever since the classical era of homeopathy. 2 Although minor controversies about the place tautopathy ought to maintain within homeopathic practice continue to the present time, this method has been used successfully in patients afflicted with what rapidly are becoming the most common causes of chronic disorders: pharmacogenic, iatrogenic and toxic causes; chronic heavy metal and other environmental intoxication ; adverse drug reactions; vaccine reactions; adverse effects of diagnostic and medical radiation; electromagnetic fields from power lines; radiofrequencies and pulsed high frequency microwave radiation from mobile phones and transmission towers; irradiation by wireless devices; nuclear and non-ionizing radiation, etc.; drug addiction; drug rebound effects; drug side effects; drug interactions; drug overdoses; allergic drug reactions; acute reactions to all of the above with chronic sequelae; chronic allergies and hypersensitivities to the above agents; and much more. In this review, we examine whether these observations can be substantiated by scientific studies. Conclusion Our present review of the scientific literature published in peer-reviewed journals has found scientific studies that indicate that the tautopathic method has benefitted or restored health and wellbeing of patients in a number of conditions: acute toxic syndrome; chronic toxic syndromes; chronic drug/vaccine/radiation-induced conditions and syndromes; chronic allergies; and chronic genotoxic effects from toxins. While this confirms clinical observations by many homeo-paths, more research is needed to investigate whether and how tautopathic treatment can counteract all of the above conditions. In the meantime, because of its exceptional safety, tau-topathic/isopathic/homeopathic treatment should continue to be used to counter the scourges of drug/vaccine-induced and toxic disorders. Drug-induced disorders and environmental poisoning "The botched health conditions brought about by the al-lopathic non-healing art (worse yet in recent times) are the most tragic and the least curable of all chronic disorders.
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“Conventional medicine does not have an effective evi-
dence-based treatment for arsenic-induced toxicity, al-
though some chelators, like DMSA and DTPA, have been
tried without success.”
A. R. Khuda-Bukhsh1
In a previous paper we have shown that tautopathic ther-
apy has been a product and outcome of homeopathic practice
ever since the classical era of homeopathy.2 Although minor
controversies about the place tautopathy ought to maintain
within homeopathic practice continue to the present time,
this method has been used successfully in patients afflicted
with what rapidly are becoming the most common causes
of chronic disorders: pharmacogenic, iatrogenic and toxic
causes; chronic heavy metal and other environmental intoxi-
cation; adverse drug reactions; vaccine reactions; adverse ef-
fects of diagnostic and medical radiation; electromagnetic
fields from power lines; radiofrequencies and pulsed high fre-
quency microwave radiation from mobile phones and trans-
mission towers; irradiation by wireless devices; nuclear and
non-ionizing radiation, etc.; drug addiction; drug rebound
effects; drug side effects; drug interactions; drug overdoses;
allergic drug reactions; acute reactions to all of the above with
chronic sequelae; chronic allergies and hypersensitivities to
the above agents; and much more. In this review, we examine
whether these observations can be substantiated by scientific
Our present review of the scientific literature published
in peer-reviewed journals has found scientific studies that in-
dicate that the tautopathic method has benefitted or restored
health and wellbeing of patients in a number of conditions:
acute toxic syndrome; chronic toxic syndromes; chronic
drug/vaccine/radiation-induced conditions and syndromes;
chronic allergies; and chronic genotoxic effects from toxins.
While this confirms clinical observations by many homeo-
paths, more research is needed to investigate whether and how
tautopathic treatment can counteract all of the above condi-
tions. In the meantime, because of its exceptional safety, tau-
topathic/isopathic/homeopathic treatment should continue
to be used to counter the scourges of drug/vaccine-induced
and toxic disorders.
Drug-induced disorders and
environmental poisoning
“e botched health conditions brought about by the al-
lopathic non-healing art (worse yet in recent times) are the
most tragic and the least curable of all chronic disorders. I
regret to say that when they have been driven to an extreme,
it will probably be impossible to invent or think up means
to remedy them.”
S. Hahnemann (§ 75, Organon of the Healing Art,
6th Edition, 1842)
“You medical people will have more lives to answer for in
the other world than even we generals.
Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France, 1804
A 2002 study concluded that the most frequent causes of
death and disability in the United States today are not heart
disease or cancer, but iatrogenic and pharmacogenic effects.3
e researchers found a mortality of more than 780,000
deaths per year from conventional medical intervention.
Since the study first appeared the situation has only deterio-
rated, according to a 2011 book by the same authors.4 In ad-
dition, we are increasingly being exposed to multiple harmful
chemicals, as well as to ionizing and non-ionizing radiation
from our environments, homes and occupational settings.
Toxic and iatrogenic disorders will become the most impor-
tant future chronic health risks.
e ever-increasing hypersensitivity disorders, multiple
chemical sensitivities, and allergies or immune reactions to
drugs, foods, toxins and radiation of various kinds form a re-
lated group of disorders. Dr Sherry Rogers, MD, allergolo-
gist, and one of the few doctors specializing in environmental
medicine, has proposed that multiple chemical sensitivities
The Evidence
Scientific Studies Show Tautotherapy is an Effective Treatment for Drug-Induced and
Toxic Disorders
By Manfred Mueller, CCH, RSHoma(NA)
the american homeopath n 2017 15
and allergies arise because of blockages or culs-de-sac that
develop in normal metabolic detoxification pathways. Over-
loads or failure to break down toxins cause the immune sys-
tem to react by producing antibodies to those very toxins.5
According to her hypothesis, hypersensitivity disorders are
cumulative effects of increased exposure to harmful iatrogen-
ic, pharmacogenic and environmental agents.
Interestingly, most conventional medical practice ap-
pears to have very little interest in investigating medically in-
duced causes of disorders and finding ways to remove them.
Instead, it further inhibits the
body’s vital responses with
an increasing number of new
drugs aimed at suppressing
the body’s symptoms rather
than assisting the body to re-
pair and restore itself. Medi-
cal educators appear mostly
uninterested in conveying to
their students the gross ex-
tent of the disorders that their
prescription medications are
causing. A drug’s true effects
are still being dismissed as
“side effects” to cover the great
harm that they cause. ere
appears to be a complete lack
of research effort or physi-
cian education going into any of these obvious causes. One
example where this is especially evident is the hundreds of
thousands of fluoroquinolone-related disabilities and even
deaths. Fluoroquinolones are a group of antibiotic drugs that
have caused countless adverse reactions in previously healthy
patients, while many medical practitioners remain in almost
complete ignorance or denial.6
e situation is not much better in mankind’s attempts
to deal with ever-increasing environmental and toxic disor-
ders. As early as 1991, the Institute of Medicine elaborated
on this problem in a report addressing the physician shortage
in occupational and environmental medicine.7 At least today,
several medical schools in the United States offer a curriculum
dedicated to environmental health research and education.
In hospital environments in the US, drug reactions have
become an almost unmentionable topic due to their preva-
lence. e above study3 included data showing that hundreds
of thousands of people are injured or permanently disabled
by drugs in hospitals. When drug reactions occur, hospital
staff often fail to respond properly or are unaware that a drug
reaction is the cause of the emergency. ere are simply no
research institutions dedicated to teaching medical profes-
sionals how to recognize and counter iatrogenic reactions,
and conventional medicine offers very little, if any, help to its
patients to reverse or remove the chronic cumulative effects
from medical drugs, especially months after a drug has been
discontinued. Many patients with long-term drug reactions
have been referred to psychiatrists because medical profes-
sionals are in denial about adverse drug reactions. While there
are a few schools and hospitals with Integrative Medicine
Departments, we have yet to find a school or hospital with a
“Department of Iatrogenic and Drug Diseases.
After conducting a thorough search through homeopath-
ic journals and publications from the early 19th century on-
wards,2 we concluded, based
on clinical observations, that
tautopathy has been a viable
homeopathic methodology
for the treatment of a wide
variety of acute and chronic
toxic and pharmacogenic dis-
orders. If we expand our con-
clusions to the use of immu-
notherapy and organotherapy,
two other forms of isotherapy
explained below, we find that
the tautopathic methods of
homeopathic practice include
prevention and treatment of
infectious disorders as well.
In our first review,2 we had
proposed to find modern sci-
entific research that supports our conclusion. e current
article constitutes the results of such a search: research pub-
lished in peer-reviewed literature that examines whether the
tautopathic/isopathic method is effective in preventing and
treating disorders caused by environmental toxins or pharma-
ceutical drugs.
Tautopathy, as used within homeopathy, is the applica-
tion of a drug prepared in a “homeopathic” potency for the
very condition or syndrome caused by the crude version of
the identical drug, producing an identical disorder. is ap-
plies to any agent, toxin, allergen, or electromagnetic field or
radiation known to produce such a disorder or syndrome.
Homeopathy by comparison, is by definition, the use of
a drug for a case of a disorder that can cause a similar syn-
drome when tested on healthy volunteers. Traditionally the
term isopathy on the other hand, is the use of the product of
an infectious disease in homeopathic potency to prevent or
treat that very disease. Because of widespread confusion of
terminology, in the present paper, instead of engaging in a
dispute over semantics, we have used the terms “tautopathy,”
“tautotherapy,” “isotherapy,” “isopathy,” “immunotherapy”
and even “immunization” in our search, as if they referred to
the same principle of treatment or prevention.
A 2002 study has
concluded that the
most frequent causes
of death and disability
in the United States
today are not heart
disease or cancer,
but iatrogenic and
pharmacogenic effects
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e extraordinary effects of the homeopathic “poten-
cies” have been observed clinically to be more active than
simple dilutions. While simple dilutions are used in ordinary
chemistry, in homeopathy serial dilutions are used with in-
termittent succussion (agitation) — so-called potencies. We
have explained the difference between potency and dilution
elsewhere.8 Both ordinary dilutions of drugs as well as high-
ly potentized agents have been shown to have protective as
well as therapeutic effects in studies investigating tautopathic
treatment. Based on clinical observations, many homeopaths
believe that potentized drugs act in a more “potent” man-
ner than simple dilutions while avoiding adverse side effects.
Nevertheless, since both ordinary dilutions as well as homeo-
pathic potencies have shown effects in studies, for this paper
only we will use the term dilution and potency interchange-
ably. eir different effects have been studied extensively, and
the chemistry (and physics) of this difference has been exten-
sively explained by science.9
In his Chronic Diseases,10 Hahnemann suggested that a
causative organism of an infectious disease would naturally
produce the disease itself, thus the potentized microbe would
have to be the simillimum (the most suitable homeopathic
drug) to a case of that self-same disease (tautos = self-same).
Hahnemann’s reasoning has since been applied to other artifi-
cial, harmful, manmade pathogenic agents such as drugs, tox-
ins and electromagnetic fields such as ionizing radiation; and
even to environmental allergens. According to this reason-
ing, the medicine of choice for such disorders should always
first be their tautopathic “simillimum— a potency prepared
from the very drug, toxin or EMF itself! As our previous re-
view has shown, throughout the classical era of homeopathy,
many practitioners had come to the same conclusion,2 even
though the practice of tautopathy remained controversial
among those homeopaths who had adopted certain “mysti-
cal” concepts into homeopathy.11
Acute effects of mustard gas reduced
by tautopathic treatment
One of the earliest studies on the effects of tautopathic
treatment was conducted by the British Homoeopathic So-
ciety and the Ministry of Home Security during World War
II. John Paterson, the president of the Society, along with W.
Lees Templeton, headed a “Gas Research Committee” to co-
ordinate research conducted in Glasgow and London. e
trials were conducted under carefully controlled conditions,
with the blinded use of placebo control groups, a rare feature
of clinical trials at the time. In the Glasgow trials, Mustard gas
30c or placebo was given to volunteers before real mustard
gas was applied to their forearm. Of the treated group two
cases showed deep lesions and twelve cases did not show any
deep lesions from mustard gas. However, twelve volunteers
in the placebo group had deep skin lesions, while only two
did not have deep lesions. Similar experiments were conduct-
ed in London. A report showed that statistically significant
improvement or prevention was observed during these trials
from the tautopathic Mustard gas 30c.12 Unfortunately, the
Ministry of Home Security dismissed these positive results
despite unusually advanced controls and trial designs.
Tautotherapy of drug-induced cancers
with potencies of the same drug
A study published in 1983 by Roberfroid in Aspects of
Research in Homeopathy titled “Action of Hahnemannian Po-
tencies upon Artificially Produced Cancer in Animals” con-
firmed the tautopathic strategy after testing the homeopathic
drug Phenobarbital in the 9th centesimal potency in vivo on
phenobarbital-induced liver tumors in rats, yielding positive
results.13 e researchers examined the action of Phenobarbi-
tal 9c on 2-acetylaminofluorine-induced cancer in mice (us-
ing phenobarbital as tumor promoter) and found that the po-
tentized drug reduced the formation of hepatocarcinoma in
rats after chronic feeding of 2AAF and PB for several weeks.
is would also appear to confirm the tautopathic hypothesis
that the potentized drug can remove or reverse the action of
the crude drug it is prepared from, without regard to the pre-
cise symptoms it induces.13
Many of our most active classical homeopathic cancer
drugs are, in fact, originally derived from environmental car-
cinogens, such as arsenic, cadmium, aluminum and alumi-
num silicate.
Chronic poisoning from environmental
Carbon tetrachloride, an industrial solvent, fire retardant
and refrigerant, is an occupational and environmental poison
causing hepatotoxicity, neurological disorders, and kidney
damage. Since a 2008 study which reported that high con-
centrations of carbon tetrachloride were found in common
cleaning products, the poison has been replaced in soap and
other cleaning products. However, many patients had already
absorbed toxic levels of this poison, thereby harming their
As early as the 1970s, researchers studied preventive
tautopathic treatment by administering simple dilutions of
non-lethal doses of carbon tetrachloride to mice prior to ex-
posing them to the poison in lethal doses. e study showed
the beginning of a protective action within twelve hours after
administration, reaching its full extent after 24 hours. Activ-
ity of aminopyrine demethylase and cytochrome P-450 con-
centrations began to fall immediately after administration of
the low dose of carbon tetrachloride; by 24 hours the enzyme
system was about one-fourth of control levels, achieving full
protection against the lethal doses. Note that these were not
homeopathic doses, yet they had substantial effects.14
Veterinary surgeons in France have been employing a
homeopathic emergency treatment for dogs and cats with
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acute poisoning from neurotoxic agents, including arsenic,
using the drug Arsenicum album. e drug is prescribed when
symptoms of muscular hyperexcitability, aggravation of vi-
sual, auditory and tactile stimuli, and general anxiety are pres-
ent. Bostin et al. found that the treatment had no side effects,
and that only four out of fifty animals died.15 In his report on
a trial he asked the legitimate question why the homeopathic
treatment that matched the symptoms worked, even when ar-
senic was not the causative neurotoxic agent. Clinical research
in humans has since confirmed that tautopathic treatment of
arsenic poisoning can be highly effective.
In a series of experi-
ments,16-27 West Bengal re-
searchers investigated if tau-
topathic treatment with Ar-
senicum album 30c could help
remove arsenic from the body
in patients who had become
contaminated by arsenic from
their drinking water. e lead
researcher Professor Anisur
Raman Khuda-Bukhsh com-
mented on the studies: “e
drug reduced arsenic levels
in blood and urine of arsenic
victims from Ghetugachhi vil-
lage in Nadia district.” “e
blood levels of the toxicity-denoting liver enzymes (like aspar-
tate aminotransferase) returned to almost normal levels after
three months,” he added.
e scientists found that the arsenic level in urine fell
dramatically and levels in blood became normal by the 60th
day. e researchers also observed an increase in the level of
glutathione — a compound made up of amino acids — which
demonstrates recovery of normal liver function.
In one of the studies,21 published in the March 2006 issue
of Evidence-based Complimentary and Alternative Medicine,
the researchers treated arsenic victims from another village in
the Nadia district. ey showed that two centesimal poten-
cies (30 and 200) of the aforementioned medicine brought
the high levels of anti-nuclear antibodies (a type of antibody
that works against the body tissues) to normal levels. Stating,
“We have already shown efficiency of homoeopathic drugs
in protecting or repairing arsenic-induced DNA damage in
mice,” Khuda-Bukhsh then concludes: “But one hypothesis
to explain such changes could be that signals carried by po-
tentized homeopathic drugs might be able to trigger a cascade
action of relevant genes back to their normal functioning.
A more recent study,20 published in Science of the Total
Environment, and conducted in collaboration with research-
ers of the Boiron Laboratory, Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon in France,
once again confirmed biological action from treatment with
homeopathic potencies. e researchers administered Arseni-
cum album 30c, succussed alcohol or placebo to groups of
randomly selected, arsenic-contaminated volunteers in Pad-
umbasan, India.
e treatment caused positive changes in elevated blood
levels of ESR, creatinine and eosinophils. In the treated group,
Arsenicum album 30c increased the activities of various toxic-
ity biomarkers indicating hepatotoxicity (the prime feature
associated with arsenic poisoning) notably AST, ALT, LPO,
and GGT. is therapy showed an increase in levels of hemo-
globin, PCV, neutrophil per-
centages and GSH content,
and lowered G-6-PD activity.
Most of the subjects reported
a better appetite and an im-
provement in general health.
It is interesting that the 14
volunteers who dropped out
during this study were mostly
from the placebo group. e
authors concluded that Ar-
senicum album 30c could pos-
sibly provide interim health
support to a large population
at risk.
e results of these studies could lead to certain conclu-
sions on the role that homeopathy can play in mitigating the
effects of a substance that, according to California’s Proposi-
tion 65, is considered a potent carcinogen. Treatment with
the homeopathic drug Arsenicum album produces protec-
tive effects against arsenic trioxide and against arsenic in the
groundwater that is measurable on multiple levels and even
in the DNA.
Several studies by the above West Bengal team in col-
laboration with researchers from Boiron Labs were published
in the Journal of Veterinary Medicine.22-28 In one study29 the
team injected arsenic trioxide into mice, and then treated
one group with the homeopathic remedy Arsenicum album (a
drug prepared from arsenic trioxide by progressive succussion
and dilution) and another group with potentized alcohol,
while a third group remained untreated. is trial used a dou-
ble-blinded procedure. Oral administration appeared to show
protective potential against arsenic trioxide-induced chronic
poisoning in mice. ere was a marked reduction of various
chromosomal, nuclear, and sperm head abnormalities, which
would signify an anti-genotoxic effect from the homeopathic
remedy. is series of trials corroborated the results of pre-
vious studies that a homeopathic drug made from the very
toxin that had caused the poisoning could have an effect, in
this case, on wheat seedlings from seed poisoned by arsenic.30
In 1987, a French trial of decimal and centesimal dilutions of
Tautopathy is the
application of a
drug prepared in a
“homeopathic” potency
for the very condition
or syndrome caused by
the crude version of
the identical drug
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arsenic had shown effects on the retention and mobilization
of arsenic in the rat.31
e West Bengal group also examined the effect of ho-
meopathic treatment on cellular damage produced by an-
other group of toxins: they tested whether two potencies of
the homeopathic drug, Cadmium sulphuricum could reduce
the genotoxic effects of a cadmium salt, cadmium chloride
(CdCl2) in mice.32 Genotoxic effects constitute damage to the
DNA of a cell, including mutation and possibly neoplasms.
e researchers also tried to determine the relative efficacy of
three different administrative modes, i.e. pre-feeding, post-
feeding and combined pre- and post-feeding of the medi-
cines. e authors concluded that both Cadmium sulphuri-
cum 30c and 200c were able to counteract cadmium-induced
genotoxic effects in mice. ey found that the combined pre-
and post-feeding mode of administration was most effective
in reducing the genotoxic effect of CdCl2. ese results are
evidence that homeopathic treatment may be effective for
prophylaxis and for recovery from serious environmental and
occupational toxic disorders.
An older trial33 had shown mobilization of cadmium in
toad embryos of the species Bufo arenarum from tautopathic
doses of diluted and stirred solutions of cadmium — prepared
in a very similar way to homeopathic potencies. And yet an-
other study34 found protective effects at low concentrations of
heavy metals (cadmium and cisplatin) against cytotoxic doses
of these very same metals on renal tubular cell cultures, an-
other non-homeopathic example of tautopathic treatment. In
an investigation35 of homeopathic/tautopathic treatment of
environmental intoxication, de Gerlache reported that ultra-
low (homeopathic) doses of a number of carcinogens showed
modulation of experimental rat liver carcinogenesis.
In a similar experiment in humans, Montfort studied a
tautopathic combination treatment using environmental
toxins.36 He reported on the results of his experiments using
ultra-diluted 10c and 12c potencies of toxic chemicals used
for 3-24 months in cancer patients, usually in conjunction
with conventional treatment. With this procedure, complete
remission or life extension was achieved for some cancer cases.
Montfort et al. presented three clinical cases: a man with un-
differentiated lung cancer; a child with an astrocytoma and
a woman with leiomyosarcoma. ese results deserve to be
studied further.
e successful use of potentized carcinogens in cancer
treatment appears to be an, as of yet, mostly untapped re-
source for new cancer drugs. Fisher37,38 conducted a trial treat-
ing experimental lead intoxication in rats with the homeo-
pathic remedies Plumbum metallicum and Penicilamine, ob-
serving the influence of the homeopathic remedy Plumbum
metallicum on the excretion kinetics of lead in rats.
Amelioration of genotoxic effects from
a heavy metal by repeated doses of
potencies of the metal
Mercury is a very poisonous heavy metal and environ-
mental toxin that can cause multiple serious disorders when it
enters the body. Nevertheless, pharmaceutical manufacturers
have added it to a variety of drugs and vaccines, including
those to be injected into infants and pregnant women, where
it can cause serious injury. Research dating back to 1985 us-
ing tautopathic treatment with the homeopathic drug Mer-
curius corrosivus in infinitesimal dilutions found that it influ-
enced the mortality induced by mercuric chloride, and that
the treatment increased excretion of the toxin.39
More recently, researchers of the West Bengal team con-
ducted a trial40 with the homeopathic drug Mercurius solubi-
lis. e researchers tested the drug in the 30c and 200c po-
tencies, fed in three administrative modes to mice who had
been poisoned with mercuric chloride. e treatment caused
amelioration of genotoxic effects, as measured by convention-
al endpoints, i.e., chromosomal aberrations, micronuclei, mi-
totic index and sperm head anomalies. e amelioration us-
ing Mercurius 200c seemed to be slightly more pronounced.
e researchers concluded that potentized drugs can serve as
possible anti-genotoxic agents against specific environmental
mutagens, including the toxic heavy metal mercury. By the
way, we do not recommend using homeopathic Mercurius
preparations to counter chronic mercury intoxication, since
experience shows symptoms are often aggravated by that ap-
Desensitization and immunotherapy
A Google search result appearing first in the listing when
the phrase “law of similars” is entered states that the homeo-
pathic “Law of Similars” is “paradoxical,” as if this means that
the central tenet of homeopathy is therefore untrue or im-
plausible. (Google has since removed this search result.) It
should be noted that such paradoxical effects have also been
observed in conventional medicine. At least two of these ef-
fects are used as common modern medical therapies. Strange-
ly, Google does not call these therapies “paradoxical,” a fact
that underscores Google’s anti-homeopathy bias. ere is no
doubt that the widely used allergy desensitization therapy is,
according to our above definition, a form of tautopathy or
Toxic and iatrogenic
disorders will become the
most important future
chronic health risk
the american homeopath n 2017 19
isotherapy, which makes use of such an effect by injecting very
high dilutions of allergens into patients in order to achieve
desensitization. Allergens are injected in dilutions prepared
from agents that have caused a disease syndrome, such as hay
fever or asthma. During desensitization therapy, the causative
agent is injected into the patient to achieve amelioration or
even complete recovery from the allergy. e current term for
this allopathic method of treatment is “allergy vaccination” or
“allergy immunotherapy.”
Allopathic allergy desensitization actually uses high dilu-
tions; however, they are simple dilutions and distinctly dif-
ferent from the serially agitated homeopathic infinitesimal
dilutions. As a rule, this therapy is individualized and based
on antibody tests conducted to identify the reagents. Minute
doses of the offending allergen are then administered by in-
jection. Occasionally, anaphylactic reactions occur, requiring
emergency medical treatment.
Homeopathy uses potentized allergens to alleviate symp-
toms of allergies in a similar manner, in both infinitesimal as
well as lower potencies. However, the homeopathic or tauto-
pathic immunotherapy is administered with ordinary sublin-
gual doses, although in very sensitive patients the olfactory
dose is usually preferred. Rarely, additional dilutions are used
when patients have experienced aggravation of symptoms
from a previous homeopathic dose. Hahnemann left detailed
instructions on how to individualize the dose of even highly
potentized drugs for sensitive people in the 6th edition of the
Organon.41 Homeopathic allergy immunotherapy is very safe
and no anaphylactic reactions ever occur.
e efficacy of tautopathic immunotherapy has been in-
vestigated in a number of studies using potentized allergens
in homeopathic potencies. Often erroneously termed “isopa-
thy” by researchers, this method also comes under the defi-
nition of tautopathy (see above definition). is is especially
the case when an allergen routinely produces a clearly defined
and specific group of symptoms, and provided that the al-
lergen given in potency is shown to relieve the syndrome. For
example, the common ailment “hay fever,” an allergic rhini-
tis syndrome with systemic effects, is typical for allergic reac-
tions produced by exposure of subjects sensitive to Galphimia
A randomized controlled trial (RCT)42 compared the
effects of “homeopathically” potentized preparations of this
plant by administering a 6x potency four times while symp-
toms persisted. e authors found that the “homeopathic”
preparation (Galphimia glauca 6x) demonstrated a clear trend
in superiority to placebo and an additional control. e con-
trol was a simple dilution of the plant tincture (unpoten-
tized without the succussion). is standard dilution had
no biological or clinical effect, confirming observations by
A combination remedy prepared from common allergens
such as tree, grass, and weed species of the US Southwest was
tested43 in a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled
clinical trial to assess whether it had efficacy in treating sea-
sonal allergic rhinitis. e study showed benefits from the
tautopathic drug in ameliorating hay fever symptoms.
In his review of respiratory allergy studies entitled “Ad-
vances in homeopathy and immunology: a review of clini-
cal research,” Bellavite44 examined 27 studies, (18 random-
ized and nine observational). e evidence shows significant
promise: for example potentized Galphimia glauca given in
allergic oculorhinitis (hay fever).45 On the other hand, not all
studies have shown benefit. A study investigating treatment
with a tautopathic preparation of dust-mite failed to show
amelioration in the treated patients suffering from dust-mite
allergies.46 In two well-designed placebo-controlled trials,47
patients with birch pollen allergies did not have any amelio-
rating or preventive effects from treatment with Betula 30c.48
e allopathic practice of vaccination is a second form
of isotherapy that should be called paradoxical by Google.
Vaccination is the inoculation with an attenuated, weakened,
or killed form of the microbe responsible for a specific infec-
tious disease in order to achieve immunity from that disease.
Both allergic desensitization and the practice of vaccination
have their origin in Hahnemann’s homeopathic principles.
Experts in the field have long supported this view. Nobel prize
winner Emil Adolf von Behring, known for his discovery of
a diphtheria antitoxin is quoted49 as having said: “In spite of
all scientific speculations and experiments regarding smallpox
vaccination, Jenner’s discovery remained an erratic blocking
medicine till the biochemically thinking Pasteur, devoid of all
medical classroom knowledge, traced the origin of this thera-
peutic block to a principle which cannot better be character-
ized than by Hahnemanns word: homeopathic.” For brevity’s
sake, we will refrain here from reviewing scientific studies that
show the efficacy of these too widespread forms of allopathic
Inoculations have also been conducted for the purpose of
treating cancer and a wide variety of chronic disorders. Some
of them used microbial toxins in more or less crude forms for
cancer isotherapy. Perhaps even the well-known Coleys tox-
ins, which aimed at stimulating an immune response, were
inspired by the isopathic principle.50 In the 1970s American
physician Virginia Livingston-Wheeler51 believed a microbe
she called Progenitor cryptocides was responsible for cancer.
Using the isopathic approach for treatment of cancer, she in-
oculated cancer patients with a vaccine containing a mixture
of several microbes she believed to be Progenitor cryptocides,
accompanied by whole food dietary therapy.
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Homeopathic isotherapy
Similar attempts at isotherapy had been made by homeo-
paths at least a century earlier when Hering and even Hahn-
emann proposed treatment with Psorinum,52 a preparation
believed to derive from the scabies mite and used for a variety
of conditions. Eventually, however, the drug was proven and
prescribed according to homeopathic, not isopathic indica-
tions. Years later, the eminent French physician Leon Vanni-
er53 experimented with treating cancer with Oscillococcinum,
a nosode prepared from liver and heart tissue of cairina ducks
believed to be infected by “oscillococcus,” given on isopathic
indications. Vannier observed treatment with the nosode in-
duced a general immune response in cancer patients, which
slowed the progression of cancer. Since then, modern studies
have been conducted using Oscillococcinum for treatment of
influenza; however, a 2000 review54 found only scanty effi-
cacy for the treatment of flu-like infections.
Many other nosodes, including Carcinosinum were used
in homeopathy to treat cancer and other diseases. Several re-
cent studies have shown that this homeopathic preparation,
believed to derive from the discharge from a breast tumor,
induced protective, ameliorative, apoptotic and cytotoxic ef-
fects against cancer.
(1) A controlled study55 investigating the effects of Car-
cinosinum 200c and Chelidonium 200c, fed separately and in
combination, found “considerable ameliorative effects” in he-
patocarcinoma induced by p-dimethylaminoazobenzene and
phenobarbital. e ameliorative effects included reduction
in tumor size and improvements in toxic biomarkers such as
acid and alkaline phosphatases, glutamine oxaloacetate trans-
aminase, glutamate pyruvate transaminase and lipid peroxi-
dation activity.
(2) Two studies 56,57 examined the cytotoxic activity of the
30c and 200c potencies of ten homeopathic drugs including
Carcinosinum against Daltons Lymphoma Ascites (DLA),
Ehrlich’s Ascites Carcinoma (EAC), lung fibroblast (L929)
and Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cell lines, and compared
the potentized drugs’ activity with their mother tinctures dur-
ing short-term and long-term cell culture. e control used
was potentized alcohol. Mother tinctures as well as some of
the dynamized medicines showed significant cytotoxicity to
cells during short- and long-term incubation. Potentized al-
cohol showed no cytotoxicity at the concentrations studied.
Carcinosinum in high potency induced apoptosis in DLA
cells, while inducing the expression of the tumor-suppressor
protein p53. e results showed that potentized medicines
possess cytotoxic as well as apoptosis-inducing properties.
(3) Preethi et al.58 investigated whether several homeo-
pathic drugs, including Carcinosinum, when administered
in the 200c potency, could induce apoptosis as seen by their
morphology, DNA laddering, expression of genes related to
apoptosis, and TUNEL assay. Carcinosinum increased the
apoptotic gene p53. e researchers concluded that when
compared to the action of their mother tinctures, the poten-
tized drugs have biological activity similar to their mother
tinctures in spite of ultradilution.
(4) Researchers investigated whether Carcinosinum 200c
and Natrum sulphuricum 30c, fed alone or in combination
with each other, could prevent azo dye-induced carcinogen-
esis in mice. e results showed that the drugs reduced the
liver tumors with positive ultrastructural changes in MMP
expression, genotoxic parameters, lipid peroxidation, gam-
ma-glutamyltransferase, lactate dehydrogenase, blood glu-
cose, bilirubin, creatinine and urea, and increased GSH,
glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, superoxide dismutase,
catalase, glutathione reductase activity and hemoglobin, cho-
lesterol, and albumin levels. Carcinosinum used in alternation
with Natrum sulphuricum yielded additional benefits against
the genotoxicity, hepatotoxicity and oxidative stress induced
by the carcinogens during hepatocarcinogenesis.
(5) Researchers at the M D Anderson Cancer Center in
Houston, Texas60 investigated the action of Carcinosinum and
three other homeopathic drugs for cytotoxic effects against
two human breast adenocarcinoma cell lines (MCF-7 and
MDA-MB-231) as well as a cell line derived from immortal-
ized normal human breast epithelium. e researchers found
that the drugs induced cell cycle delay, or arrest and apoptosis
in the two cancer cell lines. e authors concluded that the
potentized homeopathic drugs including Carcinosinum have
demonstrable biological activity against cancer cells.
Isotherapy has also been used successfully in the treat-
ment of many other diseases. In one Indian study,61 25 pa-
tients diagnosed with tubercular lymphadenitis were given
Tuberculinum along with 6x potencies of Silica as adjunct
treatment. e study showed significant effects from immu-
notherapy with the nosode.
Many of our most active
classical homeopathic
cancer drugs are, in
fact, originally derived
from environmental
carcinogens, such
as Arsenicum,
Cadmium, Aluminum,
Aluminum silicate
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Homeopathic immunizations
Homeopathy has been used for immunization of large
populations with so-called nosodes for preventive purposes
very much like allopathic vaccination since the early 1800s.
e drugs prepared from a disease discharge or tissue are not
only used for prevention but also for the successful treatment
of infectious diseases without the use of antibiotics. ese
unique homeopathic drugs are sterile preparations from
disease products, including anthrax, syphilis, gonorrhea, tu-
berculosis, tularemia, histoplasmosis, diphtheria, pertussis,
mumps, rubella, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme dis-
ease, and many other infectious diseases. While this method
is usually referred to as isopathy, for purposes of this paper we
include research on this form of tautopathy in our literature
Most recently in 2010, Dr Gustavo Bracho conducted
a large-scale trial62 using a homeopathically potentized Lep-
tospirosis nosode on 2.3 million persons living in a known
high-risk region of Cuba. e homeopathic intervention led
to a highly significant decrease in disease incidence in the im-
munized population. e researchers concluded that homeo-
pathic prophylaxis is a feasible tool for epidemic control, and
that further research is warranted.
A 2000 experiment63 investigated the effect of admin-
istering six serial agitated dilutions (SAD: homeopathic po-
tencies) prepared from Francisella tularensis as a preventive to
147 mice who were subsequently infected by a lethal dose of
that microbe (randomly assigned to the SAD or the simple
diluent control group). e solutions in the SAD group were
distinguished from that of the control group by 1H NMR
spectroscopy. e SAD group had significantly longer sur-
vival times and overall decreased mortality compared to the
control group, prompting the researcher to call for further
A quadruple nosode was found effective in one study,64
keeping 84% of subjects free from incapacitating respiratory
infections in winter. Of the 16% of patients who developed
infections, many had milder infectious than expected. e re-
searchers concluded that the combination nosode, prepared
from Bacillinum, Influenzinum, Pneumococcus, and Strepto-
coccus and given in potency, constitutes a powerful prophylac-
tic agent against respiratory infections when given to healthy
An isopathic complex nosode was tested65 to evaluate
whether it could reduce the intensity of genital herpes attacks
and increase duration of remissions. In patients with a mini-
mum of four attacks annually, 82% benefitted from the treat-
ment in the predetermined criteria and in 41% there was no
recurrence after the first treatment within 8 to 50 months. In
32% one or two relapses were observed. In 9% recurrences
continued, but with reduced frequency and intensity.
Hormesis is a term used in toxicology to refer to the ob-
servation that a toxic environmental agent given in a small
or diluted dose can induce a protective or beneficial effect
against a high dose of the same toxic agent. For the purposes
of this paper we shall treat the hormesis effect as a form of tau-
totherapy, since it has been shown that this effect has preven-
tive and therapeutic benefits against both chemical toxins and
electromagnetic radiation. e hormetic effect resembles the
Arndt-Schultz law of late 19th century pharmacology, which
described a bi-phasic action of drugs: a stimulatory and an in-
hibitory phase. In reality, it should be called a tri-phasic rule,
including the third, toxic phase of a drug that can injure or kill
in large doses. Indeed, this rule applies to all drugs that inhibit
a vital process in moderate dose, stimulate that same process
in a lower dose, and kill in overdoses. at is, if no tautopath-
ic antidote is used! While the old Arndt-Schulz law can help
to explain the tautopathic method, this effect has since been
substantiated for many modern drugs using ordinary modern
principles of biology, pharmacology and toxicology.
In the early part of the 19th century, the founder of
homeopathy, Dr Samuel Hahnemann in his Organon, had
already elaborated on a very similar universal principle of
pharmacology he called the primary and secondary action of
drugs which are often opposite to each other. A modern ex-
ample of this is a blood pressure medication that can cause
low blood pressure in its primary phase but will often cause
an increase in blood pressure in its secondary effect (see also
the rebound effect, below). is is why the long-term effect of
allopathic blood pressure suppression is an even higher blood
pressure. Hahnemann explains that while the primary effect
can be used to suppress symptoms, the secondary effect is the
curative effect of the drug. According to Hahnemann, the
secondary effects of a drug (amplified through the process of
potentization, a serial agitated dilution) are used to enhance
the curative response. As such, the dose of a substance makes
it either therapeutic or toxic.
According to these universal principles of pharmacology,
any agent that has biological action can be used as either a
drug or a poison, depending on the dose. e ancient Greeks
aptly called both drugs and poisons pharmakon, from which
the modern words “pharmacology” and “pharmaceutical”
are derived. In homeopathy, we use all sorts of toxic prod-
ucts in diluted form to stimulate restorative or protective ef-
fects, many of them derived from allopathic drugs or from
common environmental toxins. We have coined the term
“pharmacode” to differentiate them from so-called “nosodes
derived from disease products, and from “sarcodes” derived
from healthy living tissues, either human or animal.
e hormesis effect has been thoroughly studied and sub-
stantiated, according to Edward Calabrese, professor of toxi-
cology at the University of Massachusetts’ School of Public
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Health, in Amherst, MA, USA. Dr Calabrese has found66-68
more than a thousand studies demonstrating hormesis, show-
ing that the dose-response relationship is real. It is so real that
for the purposes of a paper on tautopathy we do not need to
repeat here the well-documented body of evidence for this
toxicological principle. If the hormetic effect is applied in-
tentionally in a therapeutic setting it is a form of tautopathy.
It works in homeopathic potencies, even though it usually
takes place with ordinary dilution or attenuations, and none
of them are serial or agitated as in homeopathy. e fact that
hormesis acts even in these simple dilutions, in electromag-
netic as well as in chemical agents, is significant, in that it
further corroborates the existing evidence from multiple rep-
licated studies demonstrating biological effects from tauto-
pathic/homeopathic potencies, even in ultra-high dilutions!
Homeopathic potencies in ultra-high
A current Wikipedia article on the above-mentioned
Arndt-Schultz law claims69 irrationally, that this “rule” would
not apply to the extreme dilutions sometimes used in home-
opathy. Wikipedia goes to great lengths to explain that these
high dilutions “typically used in homeopathy, even though
they have biological action in vitro and in vivo in several thou-
sand studies, defy conventional scientific understanding.”
One problem with such assertions is that these ultra-high
dilutions void of molecules are not typical for homeopathy
when global homeopathic practice is taken into consider-
ation. According to a 2004 scientific report published by the
scientists at the International Research Group on Infinitesi-
mal Dilutions (GIRI),70 worldwide only 25% of homeopath-
ic prescriptions are made in such ultra-high dilutions. 75%
of prescriptions range from undiluted medicines and herbal
tinctures to dilutions well below Avogadro’s number. is fact
alone invalidates routine attacks on homeopathy commonly
found on Google, Wikipedia and other shills for “Big Phar-
ma” on the ground of “scientific implausibility.
Nevertheless, such unjustified attacks on homeopathy are
made by the trolls paid by Big-Pharma (see Wilks v. AMA).71
e current versions of the multimillion-dollar “Campaign
on Health Information72 continue almost daily against home-
opathy, aimed at discrediting our profession and its remark-
able successes. Please note that these self-styled “skeptics” still
mostly use the ultra-high potency lie to attack all of home-
opathy. One such habitual homeopathy basher is Dr Edzart
Ernst,73 who is perhaps the biggest promoter of false claims
that efficacy from homeopathy is “implausible” a priori. In his
haste to defame homeopathy he has simply thrown the baby
out with the bath water! For the purposes of this review we
will proceed with the knowledge that homeopathy is perfectly
plausible. us, discussion of the outcome of at least 75%
of homeopathic practice does not require unusual proof, as
is often asserted without rational basis, because in most pre-
scribed homeopathic drugs, the dose does contain molecules
of the original substance.
Secondary action of drugs and rebound
As we have seen, Hahnemann differentiated the primary
and secondary actions of drugs.74 He described the primary
action as the initial chemical interaction between the drug
and the body’s tissues. He compared it with the indentation
of a blunt instrument. e secondary reaction by the body
was usually an “opposite” disorder, in the case of the blunt
instrument a protrusion or swelling produced by the tissues
to counter the primary action. Homeopathic and tautopathic
treatment assist the body in its response to adapt to the initial
injury by countering it with reparative effects.
Professor Teixera of the Faculty of Medicine of the De-
partment of Medicine at the Universidad de Sao Paolo in
Sao Paolo, Brazil, has equated this secondary drug action to
the rebound effect observed with many modern drugs when
withdrawn too quickly, and concludes that it corroborates
Hahnemann’s observations. “Hahnemann considered the
secondary action of medicine to be a law of nature.” To test
his hypothesis, he reviewed the conditions under which it
occurs. Teixera investigated the rebound effect75 of statins,
stating it should support the similitude principle, the basic
tenet of homeopathy. Statin drugs are prescribed worldwide
to reduce blood cholesterol levels in order to prevent cardio-
vascular disorders. Texeira found that, according to recent
studies, suspension of statin treatment can lead to a rebound,
impairing vascular function and increasing cholesterol levels
as well as morbidity and mortality in patients with vascular
diseases. Similarly, this rebound is observed in many other
modern palliative drugs. Texeira’s research has confirmed that
“this rebound effect is the same as a secondary action or vital
reaction described by Hahnemann; and used in homeopathy
in a therapeutic sense.”
Teixera may not agree with the use of a tautopathic drug
as the simillimum to the drug-induced disorder;76 however
in our view his research has fully substantiated the veracity of
the homeopathic as well as the tautopathic principles, and as
a side benefit, appears to confirm our conclusions on Hahn-
emann’s statement on tautopathy we quoted from Chronic
Diseases in our previous literature review:2 that the idem in
potency constitutes the simillimum.
We have observed hundreds of serious and debilitating
cases of drug rebound effects when patients suddenly decide
to discontinue a drug because of adverse effects. Many recov-
ered quickly after taking the suitable tautopathic pharmacode
prepared from a potency of the drug, either alone or in com-
bination with the indicated homeopathic medicine. Rather
than wasting endless time trying to find “similar” remedies to
the artificially induced syndrome, why not choose the most
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indicated drug itself, prepared from the offending substance,
toxin, drug or even from radiation sources or electromagnetic
fields (i.e. EMF, Mobile Phone, Rad-br., Electricitas, X-ray,
It is possible that the tautopathic hypothesis has been
confirmed by the work77 of toxicologist R.M. Kuzeff, who
examined so-called enantiomers whose molecular geometry
enables them to exist in nature as non-superimposable mirror
images. Kuzeff, who holds patents for his invention in mul-
tiple countries, proposed that the toxicity of a given chemical
agent could be counteracted by a homeopathic potency of its
enantiomer. Kuzeff conducted innovative research on poten-
cies of enantiomers of so-called optical isomers molecules
that are not superimposable on their mirror images.
“e notion of treating the effects of optical isomers by
use of their enantiomers in homeopathy first arose in the mid
1980s, not long after investigators published their first paper
regarding isopathic use of pollen in the treatment of hay fever.
At about that time, the author of the instant paper noted that
d-tubocurarine, a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocker
used for muscle paralysis during surgery, was an optical iso-
mer. He had toyed with the idea of using simple similarity
in homeopathy to inhibit action of neuromuscular blockers,
that is, using a homeopathic preparation of a neuromuscular
blocker to modulate the toxicity of another neuromuscular
blocker, for example, using alcuronium in pharmacologi-
cal doses for neuromuscular blockade and administering a
homeopathic potency of pancuronium or atracurium in an
attempt to inhibit the toxicity of alcuronium. It seemed re-
markable that ultrahigh dilutions attenuated beyond Avoga-
dro’s number may be biologically active, although not all ho-
meopathic preparations are ultradilute. In theory ultradilute
solutions do not contain even a single molecule of the original
medicinal substance from which the preparation is derived.78
One wonders why Dr Kuzeff did not examine whether
the toxic effects of (−)-propranolol hydrochloride could be
directly countered by its own potency in favor of its enan-
tiometer. He definitely could have proven the tautopathic
hypothesis and confirmed that the medicinal effects of the
potentized substance itself, believed by Hahnemann to be the
simillimum to the effects of that same substance, can counter
its adverse effects. Some modern homeopaths, such as Robin
Murphy, author of the Medical Repertory and many other ho-
meopathic books, recommend making routine use of tauto-
pathic therapy, along with other common sense measures, for
drug withdrawal reactions.79
Effects of aspirin
One researcher80 wondered if homeopathic principles ap-
plied to the common drug, aspirin. Morgan reviewed the sci-
entific evidence for a possible link between regular ingestion
of aspirin and a reduced risk of both colorectal and esophageal
cancers. He then proposed that a homeopathic mechanism
was responsible for the correlation. Aspirin has the known
ability to induce inflammation and colorectal cancer. Since
homeopathy employs small doses of the mother compound,
perhaps potencies of aspirin could be used to reduce the risk
of cancer and other disorders such as intestinal bleeding and
squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus in the general
population or in patients with precancerous colorectal and
esophageal lesions. is approach would be able to counter
and minimize adverse side effects from larger doses of aspirin
on the digestive system.
Tautopathy for the adverse effects of
e application of the homeopathic remedy X-ray to
counter the adverse effects of X-ray radiation therapy dates
back to the first experiments with X-ray. Recently, modern
researchers conducted studies to test the use of tautopathic
treatment for the adverse effects of radiotherapy. For example,
Balzarini et al.81 assessed the effects of Belladonna 7c in com-
bination with X-ray 15c in the treatment of acute dermatitis
associated with radiation treatment and found efficacy.
Organotherapy (OT) is another outgrowth of home-
opathy that uses drugs prepared from healthy organ tissue
to stimulate, strengthen or rectify the function of the same
organs. While definitions become a bit blurry, this type of or-
ganotherapy could be construed also as a form of tautopathy.
OT is also known as biological mRNA therapy, which acts
on diseased organs by administering preparations of identical
healthy organ extracts in order to rectify the function of the
organ. is has been done with both potentized as well as un-
diluted products. Research has been conducted in a wide va-
riety of systems that has shown effects, especially in the lower
centesimal potencies. Organotherapy has also been practiced
in conventional medicine primarily to supplement weakened
We do not recommend
using homeopathic
Mercurius preparations
to counter chronic
mercury intoxication,
since experience
shows symptoms are
often aggravated
by that approach
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or absent hormone production in endocrine glands. is
form of organotherapy is not tautopathic. It is defined as the
use of preparations derived from animal organs to treat dis-
eases, such as the use of thyroid extract from bovine sources
to supplement thyroid hormone. In modern medicine, allo-
pathic organotherapy has largely been replaced by the use of
synthetic preparations such as levothyroxin. Another example
is the use of insulin for diabetes mellitus.
A considerable number of studies have shown the effect
of thymus stimulation with potentized ymulinum on thy-
mulin production and on the immune system. In immune-
deficient mice ymulinum induced significant increase in
cellular response.82 An opposite effect was observed in healthy
mice. Children treated preventively with ymulinum had
shorter episodes of rhinopharyngitis and took fewer antibiot-
ics for the condition.
A similar effect was observed when mice were treated
with the 9th centesimal potency of alpha- and beta-interfer-
on.83 is treatment induced significant immunosuppression
while in healthy mice it stimulated immunity.
In our present review, we have examined the tautopath-
ic hypothesis that a homeopathic potency or dilution of a
pathogenic agent can induce, stimulate or support amelio-
rative, protective or reparative functions and adaptations in
organisms, organs or tissues that have been infected, injured
or poisoned by that agent. Based on our review, hundreds of
studies (not all of which are cited here) have been conducted
to support this hypothesis. e present research provided a
scientific basis for the hypothesis that disorders caused by
pathogens, drugs, allergens and especially by environmental
toxins can be prevented and treated by potentized and even
by simply diluted preparations of these agents. is is effective
when administered either pre- or post-treatment, and either
alone or in conjunction with other suitable medicines. We
recommend that more research be conducted, especially into
the use of tautopathic (isopathic) methods to counter adverse
effects of pharmaceutical drugs and vaccines. e drugs used
in potency are safe and free from harm when administered
in individualized doses and in accordance with other homeo-
pathic therapeutic guidelines as enumerated in the Organon
of Medicine. ere are currently no satisfactory, safe or effec-
tive evidence-based treatments in medicine to counter most
environmental toxins, drugs or vaccine-induced disorders.
Medicine as a profession unfortunately has responded to this
lack by denying or ignoring the problem. erefore, in light
of the evidence, we recommend that, until further research
becomes available, tautopathy should be used routinely to
counter some of the most insidious and deadly afflictions of
the 21st century: drug and environmental diseases.
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Manfred Mueller, MA, DHM, RSHom(NA), CCH, is a
German-born American homeopath who has been in full time
private practice for 30 years, with an international phone prac-
tice since 2004. In 1989, Mueller founded e Homeopathic
College, which taught a 4-year undergraduate program from
1989-1999. In 2007, the college re-opened, teaching advanced
homeopathic topics (aka e Mueller Method™) including how
to treat multiple disorders at once; deal with complex condi-
tions; remove the all-prevalent predisposition to cancer; adjust
the dosing to avoid aggravations; identify, remove, and antidote
obstacles to cure; protocols for gentle mercury/heavy metal chela-
tion; and much more. He has lectured at the UNC School of
Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC since 1995. Mueller was Presi-
dent of NASH from 2005-2014 (board member since 2015).
He is the author of Homeopathic Cancer Drugs: Oncology Ma-
teria Medica (2017), and dozens of scholarly articles available
at He is married and enjoys
spending time with his wife and six children.
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