Ananda Zaren 1946 – 2008

Ananda Zaren 1946 – 2008 was an internationally renowned homeopathic practitioner, author and teacher.

The Carpinteria woman whose car veered right on Highway 101, and went over the cliff near Summerland, has been identified as Ananda Zaren. She was an internationally renowned homeopathic practitioner, the author of two homeopathic texts titled Core Elements of the Materia Medica of the Mind, Volumes I & II. Continue reading Ananda Zaren 1946 – 2008

The Kemble Sisters and Homeopathy

Adelaide Kemble 1815 – 1879 was a British opera singer of great promise in the first half of the nineteenth century.

Frances Anne Kemble 1809 – 1893 was a famous British actress and author in the early and mid nineteenth century.

Adelaide and Fanny Kemble were sisters who advocated homeopathy.

Adelaide Kemble was a friend of Frederic Chopin, Julia Margaret Cameron, Pauline Viardot García, Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Alfred Lord Tennyson, and Ivan Turgenev. Her son Algernon married Ellie, the daughter of Ulysses Simpson Grant.

Fanny Kemble was a friend of Eliza Middleton Fisher. Continue reading The Kemble Sisters and Homeopathy

Gustav Theodor Fechner 1801 – 1887

Gustav Theodor Fechner 1801 – 1887 was a German experimental psychologist.

Fechner was related by marriage to Robert Alexander Schumann and Clara SchumannClara Schumann was a personal friend of Samuel Hahnemann and his wife Melanie in Paris, and she performed at Samuel Hahnemann’s 60th Jubilee in 1839.

Fechner was also a friend of Felix Mendelssohn.

In 1840 Fechner was sorely troubled by symptoms of photophobia, and he was treated with homeopathy, mesemerism and electricity. After his recovery, he turned from the study of physics to the study of metaphysics, inventing the field of Psychophysics. Fechner wrote about his use of homeopathy in his Elements of Psychophysics. Continue reading Gustav Theodor Fechner 1801 – 1887

John William Hobart Barlee 1873 – 1952

John William Hobart Barlee 1873? – 1952? MD (Lyons 1896), LSA (Lond.) was a Scottish orthodox physician from Edinburgh who converted to homeopathy and he was a member of the British Homeopathic Society.

Hobart Barlee worked at the Homeopathic Hospital at Neuilly sur Seine in France, 1914-1916, alongside George Henry Burford, Alfred Edward Hawkes, James Johnstone, David MacNish, Frederick Neild,

Hobart Barlee  practiced in Lyons for several years, and also at 6 Coates Crescent in Edinburgh, at 23 Broadwater Down, Tunbridge Wells, and at 3, Eue Washington. Germany.

Hobart Barlee was a member of the Plymouth Brethren,

Hobart Barlee translated articles by Leon Vannier for the British Homeopathic Society, and he also wrote articles for various homeopathic publications.

Jenny Poinsard d’Hericourt 1809 – 1875

Jenny Poinsard d’Hericourt 1809 – 1875 was a French feminist activist, writer, and a physician midwife. d’Hericourt studied homeopathic medicine in Paris in 1848, finally receiving her certificate in 1859.

d’Hericourt went on to become one of the leading feminists of her time, achieving Worldwide acclaim.

d’Hericourt was a friend of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan Brownell Anthony and many others. Continue reading Jenny Poinsard d’Hericourt 1809 – 1875

Petrie Nicholas Grouleff 1862 – 1931

Petrie Nicholas Grouleff 1862 – 1931 was a Swedish orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy and studied at the Hering Homeopathic College in Chicago.

Grouleff published Från Homeopatiens värld between 1909 – 1918.

The International Homeopathic League was founded in Rotterdam (Holland), on the 10th September, 1925 by Roy Upham, U.S.A., First President, George Henry Burford, England, Vice President, Harold Fergie Woods, England, Clarence Granville Hey, England, Edwin Awdas Neatby, England, Victor Ellwood, England, M Fremont Kranz Busch, Germany, Jean Paul Tessier junior, France, E C Tuinzing, Holland, Augusto Vinyals, Spain, Juan Bertran, Spain, Petrie E. Grouleff, Denmark, A. Moeira Piedras, Brazil, Pierre Schmidt, Switzerland…. In 1927, Grouleff was appointed as Vice President.

Petrie Grouleff practiced in Gotenberg, in Ostersund, and in Germany.

Petrie Grouleff wrote Fakta i vaccinationsfrågan, Från homeopatiens värld, and many articles advocating homeopathy.

Hans Christian Andersen 1805 – 1875

Hans Christian Andersen 1805 – 1875 was a Danish author and poet, most famous for his fairy tales.

Hans Christian Anderson was a friend of Bettina von Arnim, the Countess of Blessington, Catharine Crowe, Charles Dickens, and Jenny Lind (three of his fairy tales were inspired by Jenny Lind: The Ugly Duckling, The Angel, and The Nightingale, the latter making her known as ‘The Swedish Nightingale’).

Hans Christian Andersen was born in Odense, Denmark, on Tuesday, April 2, 1805. Most English (as well as German and French) sources use the name “Hans Christian Andersen”, but in Denmark and the rest of Scandinavia he is usually referred to as merely “H. C. Andersen”.