Alexandra David Neel 1868 – 1969

Alexandra David Neel (born Louise Eugenie Alexandrine Marie David) 1868 – 1969, was a Belgian French explorer, anarchist, spiritualist, Buddhist and writer,

Alexandra David Neel managed her amazing trip to Lhasa in 1924 by taking the homeopathic remedy nux vomica,

More bothersome was the “general emaciation and debility I had scarcely felt until now, thanks to [taking] the stimulants” (that is, homeopathic strychnine)’. Continue reading Alexandra David Neel 1868 – 1969

Baron Louis Joseph G Seutin 1793 – 1862

Baron Louis Joseph G Seutin 1793 - 1862Baron Louis Joseph G Seutin 1793 – 1862 MD was a Belgian orthodox physician, Professor and Surgeon in Chief at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, the personal doctor of Leopold I Belgium and Head Doctor of the Belgian army, Commander of the Order of LeopoldCommander of the Order of Leopold, who converted to homeopathy,

Baron Seutin was a famous medical man in Brussels, and his memory is enshrined today in Baron Seutin Square, Avenue Baron Seutin at 1410 Waterloo, Walloon Brabant, Belgium, and a new Baron Seutin Campus built at Eckelmans University, Parijsstraat 74 3000 Leuven, Belgium in 1993,

Baron Seutin is famous for his ‘starched bandages’ (plaster casts or “bandage amidonnee”) which were introduced widely due to his publications, and of course are a mainstay of fracture clinics today.

Baron Seutin was also the first physician to use chloroform for anaesthesia,

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Jules Gaudy 1819 – 1880

BrusselsJules Gaudy 1819? – 1880 MD was a Belgian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, to become President of the Belgian Homeopathic Association. Jules and his son Francois were also veterinary homeopaths.

In 1835, Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr founded the Belgian Homeopathic Society, with ten homeopaths representing seven cities were represented.

Jules Gaudy practiced in Brussels,

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Edgard Delestinne 1910 – 1988

BelgiumEdgard Delestinne 1910? – 1988? (Delestinnes) MD was a Belgian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, to establish the Belgian School of Homeopathy in 1952, secretary to the Belgian Society of Homeopaths,

Delestinne was a colleague of Caulier, Rene Paturiaux, Prosper Schepens,

In 1952, doctors Caulier, Rene Paturiaux, Delestinnes and Prosper Schepens had the idea to establish a Belgian school of homeopathy.

Delestinne’s Obituary is In memoriam Docteur Edgar Delestinne, Rev. belge homoeopath, 21 (4) :179-80, dez. in1988,

Delestinne wrote Recherches anciennes en homoeopathie, Les pionniers de l’homoeopathie en Belgique, Les Detractors de L’Homeopathie 1834 – 1836, Le dispensaire Hahnbemann de Bruxelles 1855-1930,

Leonard Lambreght 1826 – 1898

AntwerpLeonard Lambreght (Lambreghts) (Lambrechts) 1826 – 1898 MD Louvain 1854, was a Belgian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, member of the Board of the Belgian Homeopathic Society, Honorary member of the British Homeopathic Society,

Lambreght was a student of Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr, a colleague of Prosper Schepens, and he was present at the International Homeopathic Congress in Chicago in 1894,

Lambreght practiced in Antwerp. Continue reading Leonard Lambreght 1826 – 1898

Charles Baudemprez 1917 – 1983

Charles Baudemprez (?1917 – 1983) was a Belgian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become Secretary of the Société Royale Belge d’Homeopathy,

In 1954, Baudemprez was teaching at the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital alongside Marc Cassette, Fournon, Pol Henry, Edouard Schepens, where he taught Herman Leduc amongst many others.

Baudemprez practiced at 2 Avenue Julien, Honssens, Brussels.

Rene Paturiaux 1907 – 1963

Rene Paturiaux1907 – 1963 was a Belgian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become, a member of Société Belge d’Urologie, a member of the Société royale d’entomologie de Belgique, a founder of a Belgian school of homeopathy, the l ‘Ecole Belge d’Homéopathie,

Paturiaux was a colleague of Caulier, Edgard Delestinne, Renaux, Jules Pasini, Edouard Schepens,

Rene Paturiaux practiced at rue Camille Lemonnier, 33, Bruxelles.

In 1942, Renaux, Jules Pasini and Rene Paturiaux organised a Homeopathic Conference in Brussels, and in 1952, Caulier, Paturiaux, Edgard Delestinne and Edouard Schepens established a Belgian school of homeopathy.

Rene Paturiaux was educated at the University of Brussels, and trained in medicine at the Hospital of Saint Pierre. In 1937, he trained in homeopathy under Edouard Schepens, and in 1837, he was working at the Homeopathic Hospital of Saint Jaques in France. In 1953, he was one of the founders of the l ‘Ecole Belge d’Homéopathie,

Boniface Schmitz 1864 – 1939

Boniface Schmitz 1864? – 1939? was a Belgian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, to become President of the Belgian Homeopathic Society, and Editor of the Journal Belge de homeopathic, and a Knight of the Crown and a Knight of Leopold in recognition of his 60 years in homeopathic practice in Belgium.

Boniface Schmitz practiced at Longue rue Neuve 134, Antwerp, and at Rempart St. Georges 25, Antwerp. Continue reading Boniface Schmitz 1864 – 1939

Gustave Adolphe Van den Berghe 1837 – 1902

Gustave Adolphe Van den Berghe 1837 – 1902 was a Belgian orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy, to become President of the Homeopathic Medical Circle of Flanders in 1887, a member of the Belgian Homeopathic Society,

Van den Berghe was a student of Gottlieb Heinrich Georg Jahr, and a colleague of Leonard Lambreght, Jules Gaudy, Gailliard, De Keghel, Prosper Schepens, Van den Neucker, Van Ooteghem, and many others. Continue reading Gustave Adolphe Van den Berghe 1837 – 1902