About Spagyric Therapy
Nagarjuna an Indian metallurgist and alchemist, born at Fort Daihak in Gujarat in 931, He wrote the very first treatise ‘Rasaratnakara’ that deals with alchemical preparations. Spagyric medicine is ancient natural medicine has undergone 500 years of trial, research and practice. Paracelsus the famous Swiss physician, Philosopher and alchemist is regarded as the founder of Spagyric essence / Spagyric therapy, but it was almost forgotten until the 19th century. Dating from these times of Paracelsus, the terms Spagyric and Spagyrism are derived from the Greek verbs “span (to seperate) and ageirein (to unify). They designate the art of creating medications of enhanced efficacy by performing the two fundamental alchemical operations. The valuable portions are first separated from those which are impure processed and subsequently reunited to yield an improved medicinal form HELMSTADTER 1990. The source materials of Spagyric medicines are exclusively from botanical origin. Depending upon the manufacturing process, differentiation is made among Spagyrism according to Krauss.
SPAGYRIC THERAPY ACCORDING TO KRAUSS.
The central pillar exists in Spagyrism according to Krauss: phytotherapy, within the present context, phytotherapy is to be understood as the traditional art of healing with plants. The spagyric medications are administered in either their 4th or 10th decimal potency. The clinical properties of the active medicinal substances within each preparation help determine the selection of the appropriate medication. In the Krauss’ school of spagyric therapy, pathological processes are not viewed simply as isolated instances of dysfunction in individual organs or within the mind. Therefore, the objective is to detect and treat the course of disease in the interactions with all the body processes.
In order to adequately cover the multi-level interconnections of an illness, this type of therapy employs complex medications consisting of a combination of numerous single-ingredient spagyric remedies. Selection of the appropriate spagyric agents to be included within a complex is based on the physiological and anatomical relationships existing among individual body functions, organs, and organ groups. The single-ingredient agents are combined into such a manner to influence a group of organs closely associated with one another in either a physiological or anatomic-histological manner. Contained within one Electro homeopathic medication are single-ingredient agents with similar fields of actions as well as those that influence the pathological condition from a variety of aspects.