Swiss physician, Paracelsus was an influential figure between the 1400s and 1700s. During that period, which was known as the Medical Renaissance, there was a significant improvement in medical knowledge across Europe. He’s widely considered to be the brain behind the scientific discipline termed Toxicology. His therapies and theories are what is now called Paracelsianism. Aside from that, he was said to be a philosopher and a prophet.
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He attended the University of Basel where he read medicine. He was further trained at the University of Ferrara.
His original name was Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim.
He authored lots of books with some titled “Practica, gemacht auff Europen” and “Vom Holtz Guaico”.
Famous quotes by Paracelsus
Dreams are not without meaning wherever thay may come from-from fantasy, from the elements, or from other inspiration.Paracelsus
Dreams must be heeded and accepted. For a great many of them come true.Paracelsus
From time immemorial artistic insights have been revealed to artists in their sleep and in dreams, so that at all times they ardently desired them.Paracelsus
However, anyone to whom this happens should not leave his room upon awakening, should speak to no-one, but remain alone and sober until everything comes back to him, and he recalls the dream.Paracelsus
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often.Paracelsus
Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver. For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what virtue and power may lie in medicines.Paracelsus
Medicine is not only a science it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided.Paracelsus
Once a disease has entered the body, all parts which are healthy must fight it: not one alone, but all. Because a disease might mean their common death. Nature knows this and Nature attacks the disease with whatever help she can muster.Paracelsus
The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.Paracelsus
The dreams which reveal the supernatural are promises and messages that God sends us directly: they are nothing but His angels, His ministering spirits , who usually appear to us when we are in a great predicament.Paracelsus
The interpretation of dreams is a great art.Paracelsus
F.A.Q. about Paracelsus
When is his birthday?
Paracelsus' birthday is on November 11, 1493.
In how many days is his birthday?
Paracelsus' birthday is in 107 days
How old was Paracelsus when he died?
He was 47 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 24, 1541.
Where was Paracelsus from?
He was born in Einsiedeln, Switzerland.
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