Karl Hencke 1806? – 1890? was a Latvian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy and practiced in Riga and Scheunenstraße.
Hencke submitted a report on the cholera epidemic in Riga in 1848 to the Quarterly Homeopathic Journal, reporting how useful the homeopathic remedies arsenicum, camphor, hydrochloric acid (muriaticum acidum), kali hydrocyanicum, iatropha curcas, secale and veratrum were in the treatment of this disease.
Hencke was listed in the Allgemeine homöopathische Zeitung in 1858, and in 1854, he also reported in the Allgemeine homöopathische Zeitung on the collected information of the use of vaccine lymph from small pox, and its use in inoculation.
Hencke also submitted cases and articles to various homeopathic publications, and he wrote Die Homöopathik Hahnemann’s oder die Heilkunde der Erfahrung,
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