Back to Author listDr William BOERICKE (1849-1929)

Dr William BOERICKE (1849-1929) Born in Autria, he was graduated in medicine in the USA, where he exercised Homeopathy. Author of "Pocket Manual on Homoeopathic Materia Medica", whose most important edition was the ninth, which came with an excellent mini-repertory done by his brother Oscar Boericke.

Eminent U.S. homœopath, William Bœricke was born in Austria, on November 26, 1849. He studied for one year at the Vienna Medical School, before immigrating to the United States and settling in Ohio.

He graduated from the Hahnemann Medical College in Philadelphia in 1880. Soon afterwards he moved to San Francisco where he worked as a homoeopath for more than fifty years.

He was co-founder of the Pacific Homoeopathic Medical College of San Francisco and Hahnemann Hospital in 1881. This was incorporated into the University of California, where he became the first professor of Homoeopathic Materia Medica and Therapeutics, a post he held for thirty years.

In 1901 he published his Homœopathic Materia Medica. It went through nine editions; his brother Oscar added a repertory to the book in 1906. He died on April 1, 1929, of a massive heart attack.

1888. The Twelve Tissue Remedies of Dr. Schüssler. 303p. 1993:3rd ed., with W. A. Dewey 1899:4th ed.,424p.1914:5th ed.450p.
1896. A Compend of the Principles of Homoeopathy as Taught by Hahnemann. San Francisco, CA: Boericke & Runyon. 160p.
1897. The Treatment of Disease with the Twelve Tissue Remedies. San Francisco, CA: Boericke & Runyon. 194p.
1898. Pain and it's Homoeopathic Treatment. New York. 7p.
1901. Pocket Manual of Homoeopathic Materia Medica. 1st ed., 572p. 1903:2nd ed 682p. 3rd ed. 1049p. 1912:5th ed. 1155p. 1916:6th ed 1293p., 1922:8th ed.1128p.
1903. The Management and Care of Children, including homoeopathic treatment. San Francisco, CA: Homoeopathic Publishing Co. 199p
1905. Lectures on Homoeopathic Materia Medica. 965 p. 1911:2nd ed, 1923:3rd ed.
1908. Homoeopathy a Specialty in Therapeutics. SF, CA. 12p.
1908. Repertory of the Homoeopathic Materia Medica. 2d ed., 1380 p. 1924:3rd ed.,1423 p.
1925. New remedies, Clinical Cases, Lesser Writings, Aphorisms and Precepts. Chicago, IL: Ehrhart & Karl. 698 p.

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