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Little Known Facts

  • Louisa May Alcotts last book, Jo’s Boys, was dedicated to her personal homeopathic physician Conrad Wesselhoeft, MD  a graduate of Harvard Medical School.  The protagonist of the novel, Nan, becomes a homeopathic physician.Thanks to: Dana Ullman, The Homeopathic Revolution, CA: North Atlantic Bks, 2007.

  • Emily Dickinson was treated by her homeopathic physician, William Wesselhoeft,MD , the uncle of Louisa May Alcott’s homeopathic physician Conrad Wesselhoeft,MD. Thanks to: Dana Ullman, The Homeopathic Revolution, CA: North Atlantic Bks, 2007.

 

  • In  Little Women,  Louisa May Alcott the author, who was also a nurse by training, uses Belladonna for scarlet fever and Arnica for injuries. Thanks to: Dana Ullman, The Homeopathic Revolution, CA: North Atlantic Bks, 2007
  • In her autobiography, Tina Turner wrote “Life in the fast lane wore me down, changes in my died and homeopathy saved me.”  Tina, NY: Avon, 1986 Thanks to: Dana Ullman, The Homeopathic Revolution, CA: North Atlantic Books, 2007.
  • The first woman EVER granted a medical degree was the second wife of Samuel Hahnemann, Melanie d’Hervilly  (1800-1878.) The degree was awarded in 1840 by Allentown Homeopathic Academy, America’s first Homeopathic Medical School.  Thanks to NCH Communication Committee

  • John D Rockefeller’s homeopath, Myra King Merrick MD, traveled with the wealthy philanthropist providing care for John and his family.  She delivered his son John D Rockefeller Jr.  Thanks to NCH Communication Committee