An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15858 entries, 13798 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: February 4, 2023

HERING, Constantine

3 entries
  • 6864

The homoeopathist, or domestic physician. 2 vols.

Philadelphia: J. G. Wesselhoeft, 18351838.

The first book on domestic homeopathy published in the United States. The names of the medicines are not given, but are referred to by numbers. Digital facsimile from the National Library of Medicine at this link



Subjects: ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Homeopathy
  • 6865

Wirkungen des Schlangengiftes, zum aerztichen Gebrauche vergleichend zusammengestellt. Mit einer Einleigung über das Studium der homöopathischen Arzneimittellehr.

Allentown, PA: A. & W. Blumer, 1837.

An early American homeopathic title on The Effects of Snake Poison Comparatively Arranged for Therapeutic Use.  Hering assumed an analogy between snake venom and bacterial toxins. He drew his work from provings and testing of several snake venoms.



Subjects: ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Homeopathy, TOXICOLOGY, TOXICOLOGY › Venoms, TOXICOLOGY › Zootoxicology
  • 6866

The guiding symptoms of the materia medica. 10 vols.

Philadelphia: American Publishing Co., 18791891.

Hering was called the “father of American homeopathy.” His 10-volume work is a record of confirmed symptoms that Hering and his colleagues observed over 50 years of practice.  



Subjects: ALTERNATIVE, Complimentary & Pseudomedicine › Homeopathy