The homeopathic literature has been gleaned and definitions for nearly 4,500 terms are presented in easy to read language. Many archaic as well as modern terms are defined which may otherwise be difficult to locate. A section on scientific etymology as it pertains to homeopathy is also included. This is an excellent and essential reference book for the novice and expert. Four charts, pronunciation guide for over 700 remedies, 500 obituaries are included, too. Holistic health care modalities are also succinctly defined.