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Homeopathic potency (dosage) nomenclature

From herbdatanz:
Prefix/Suffix Meaning and remarks
TM Ø Tinctura Mater (Mother Tincture) Ø = Theta which is the 8th letter of the Greek alphabet and denotes a 1:10 dilution. The orthodox abbreviation for a tincture is Tr.
D or X Dilutions made on the decimal scale i.e., 1:10. The 'D' is taken from the metric prefix meaning one tenth (1/10). The 'X' is taken from the Roman numeral meaning 10 and was introduced by Constantine Hering.
C or c The 'C' was taken from the Roman numeral meaning 100 and the lower case 'c' from the metric scale meaning one hundredth (1/100). See Table 5-16A.
CM Roman numerals i.e., C = 100 M = 1000
Homeopathic meaning 1:100,000 One hundredth millesimal.
LM sometimes
as 0/1 , 0/2, etc.
Roman numerals again i.e., L =50 LM = 50,000
Homeopathic meaning 1:50,000 The 50th millesimal.
MM Roman numerals, Homeopathic meaning 1:1000,000 Thousandth millesimal
M Millesimal meaning 1:000
H Hahnemann's method of potentisation
K A method of potentisation which was introduced by a Russian General by the name of von Korsakoff in 1829, probably as a labor saving method. However, it produces inacuracies against the Hahnemannian method, so a question mark hangs over it.


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