Contributed by: Dr Kaushik D. Das, MD(Hom)
“….Let your food be your medicine & let your medicine be your food.” - Hippocrates
A study of the history of medicine reveals that the concept of imposing a strict diet & regimen in illness existed in medical science since 500 BC. According to Arabian medicine food & drug constituted the pillars of therapy.
Dr C.F.S Hahnemann , the founder of the Homoeopathic system of medicine also gave importance to diet & regimen. A detailed description stated by the master about the diet & regimen during the course of Homoeopathic treatment can be found in the Chronic diseases & in the Organon, the immortal writings of the master.