‘Homoeopathy flourishes in the far East’: A forgotten history of homeopathy in late nineteenth-century China

@article{Lu2018HomoeopathyFI,
  title={‘Homoeopathy flourishes in the far East’: A forgotten history of homeopathy in late nineteenth-century China},
  author={Di Lu},
  journal={Notes and Records: the Royal Society Journal of the History of Science},
  year={2018}
}
  • Di Lu
  • Published 2018
  • History
  • Notes and Records: the Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
  • Homeopathy and its transnational transmission have received significant attention from historians of medicine. But the emergence of homeopathy in modern Chinese society has remained little explored. This article identifies the homeopathic practitioners arriving in nineteenth-century China, and then explores their origins, efforts and sense of professional identity in a transnational context. The history of homeopathy in China is found to begin in the late nineteenth century, during which the… CONTINUE READING