Nososdes in Homoeopathy
The Greek word, Noso is a prefix indicating a morbid root. It is also connected with the Latin word “noxa”, meaning noxious or damaging. Nosodes are remedies made with dangerous noxious materials as a basis for a potentized remedy to treat disease.
Constantine Hering (a student of Hahnemann) was the first one to study the actions of the mineral, plant and animal remedies and was the first person to test the animal poisons and nosodes in human beings.
Nosodes hold a very important place in Homeopathy. They serve in several ways: