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constitutional type and culture

I am very interested in constitutional remedies and finding out the type of your own.
I keep wondering how well a homeopath can evaluate a person from different culture.

I a North-European and a few years ago I lived in India. I was seeing a homeopath in there because of my severe atopic excema.
During first month I saw him weekly, during next few months every second week.
I once asked him, this quite old Indian man, what is my type. He said I am Pulsatilla.

Pulsatilla - me? I was very suprised at the time. And the more I study homeopathy the more suprised I am. No way I am Pulsatilla....

Well, I am not an expert in homeopathy and I don't know all the aspects how you find out the consitutional type. But I do have a master's degree in behavioral science and I should know something about psychology and I should know myself.

That's why I keep wondering how much cultural differences can affect the study of a homeopath.
For. ex. In my culture it is not appropriate to show strong feelings, any kind. => if you don't cry in public it doens't tell about you, it tells about your culture.
F.ex. In my culture time is very important. It is not good to be late. => if you are on time, it doesnt'tell about your personality, it tells about your culture.

Life in India was very different. I have never ever had so strong emotions in my life. I was soooo upset and soooo angry. But I also laughed a lot.
In Europe I am not that joyful nor irritated.

After all I am the same person (more mature though, I hope). But Pulstatilla...?

I'd like to hear what you all think about the reliability of eveluating someone that is totally different of what you are used to?
  Maria&boys on 2005-01-06
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Pulsatilla is normally pale and blond , had ear problems when young. Does not enjoy rich foods. Is easy going up to a point , when digs heels in and becomes immovable. Wollen garments often irritate skin.
A point , an old homeopath said that when you move a long distance from where you have been for a long time , you do in fact change [not rapidly] . I recall a story of a man who was inteterested in phrenology and lived in Hungary . He had a detailed map with dimensions of his skull . He moved to USA for about 20yrs and his skull changed shape at the end of that time. After he moved back to Hungary , about 15 yrs later his skull had resumed its original configuration. Dont ask me to quote source I only remember it because Kent maintained that you can change when you move to a different spot on the face of earth . As well as tending to conform to the social ambience of the society you joined.
passkey last decade

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