Why do single Homeopathic Medicines have Latin Names?
The Latin names of homeopathic medicines correspond to the scientific names of the base substances - botanical, zoological or mineral - at the origin of the homeopathic medicines.
This Latin name also makes it possible to have common international names for homeopathic medicines.
Why Do a Number and the Initials CH Follow the Latin Name of the Homeopathic Medicine? ?
The number indicates the strength of the dilution of the base substance. The initials indicate the type of dilution:
C = Centesimal dilution
H = according to the Hahnemann method
Nux Vomica 5 CH means that the original preparation, Nux Vomica (Mother Tincture of Nux Vomica) has been diluted five times at one centesimal according to the Hahnemannian homeopathic method.