Dr. Hans Heinrich Reckeweg was a native of Germany who lived from 1905 to 1985. He was an M.D. who also practiced homeopathy. Dr. Reckeweg felt that mankind needed a new form of homeopathy to account for the stresses of modern life. Father of Homotoxicology, Dr. Reckeweg felt that the body could choose which remedies it needed and in what potencies. He began mixing homeopathic remedies together to form combinations that treat complex diseases.