Homeopathy is a form of medicine that uses minute doses derived from almost anything in nature. Homeopathy is Nano molecular medicine. Homeopathy treats the whole person and not just symptoms of disease. Homeopathy sees the symptoms as the body's way of communicating what it needs. Homeopathic medicines go to the root of the problem and stimulate the body's own ability to heal. Homeopathy stimulates the body's own immune processes to improve the health of the person on physical, mental and emotional levels. Homeopathic medicine has been practiced worldwide for over 200 years and plays a significant role in the healthcare systems of many countries today. This effective and scientific system of medicine assists the natural tendency of the body to heal itself. It recognizes that all symptoms of ill health are expressions of disharmony within the whole person, and that it is the patient who needs treatment, not the disease.
What are Homeopathic remedies? Homeopathic remedies are prepared from diluted substances such as plants, minerals, or animal products, which are repeatedly diluted and succussed (vigorously shaken). As this standardized process of dilution and succussion continues, the remedy becomes more powerful. This method is called potentization and it is the hallmark of all homeopathic remedies. Homeopathic remedies are prepared from diluted substances such as plants, minerals, or animal products, which are repeatedly diluted and succussed (vigorously shaken). As this standardized process of dilution and succussion continues, the remedy becomes more powerful. This method is called potentization and it is the hallmark of all homeopathic remedies. The name homeopathy, coined by its originator, Samuel Hahnemann, is derived from the Greek words for ‘similar suffering’ referring to the ‘like cures like’ principle of healing. Hahnemann was born in Germany two hundred and fifty years ago. At this time the old world-view was being renovated and traditional beliefs, many flimsily based upon superstition, were being increasingly subjected to the rigor of experimental scrutiny and assessment.
Homeopathy is founded on two principles that have occurred regularly throughout the history of medicine, both in eastern and western worlds. The first principle of ‘like cures like’ can be looked at in several ways. One way is to assume that the body knows what it is doing and that symptoms are the body’s way of taking action to overcome illness. This healing response is automatic in living organisms; we term it the vital response. The similar medicine acts as a stimulus to the natural vital response, giving it the information it needs to complete its healing work. Since the initial action of the vital response plus the medicine is to increase the strength of the symptoms, this is our first indication of internal healing taking place, of diseases being healed from within – pushed outwards along the established routes of past and present symptoms.
Before the medicines are decided upon, their curative powers are discovered by testing them out on healthy human subjects and carefully noting emotional, mental and physical changes. This is termed a ‘proving’. This information constitutes the basis for ‘like cures like’, for a medicine’s unique symptom picture must match up with the individual’s unique expression of their disease, that is, the present and persisting symptoms of the disease.
The second principle, that only ‘the minimum dose’ should be employed is based upon the understanding that the stimulus of the medicine works from within the vitality and is not imposed from the outside. Only enough is administered to initiate the healing process, which then carries on, driven by its own internal healing mission. Homeopathic medicines given in minimum doses, while they do stimulate the body’s vital response, do not produce the gross side effects that are so often the pit-fall of conventional treatment. One of the most important principles of homeopathic medicine is that treatments must be “individualized” and tailored to each person’s specific symptoms, history, body and needs. Even if two people are battling the same illness, they can receive completely different commendations from their homeopathic practitioner based on their unique situation and how their body would be expected to respond. What makes homeopathy very different from conventional medicine is that a patient’s emotions and personality are highly important. It’s common for a homeopathic practitioner to talk in depth with a client about their stress levels, relationships, personal characteristics, family and so on. Patients respond differently to a range of doses of homeopathic medicines, some needing much higher doses than others based on their current situation. Homeopathic remedies — whether adaptogen herbs, minerals, medicinal mushrooms or animal products, for example — are diluted to a certain potency depending on the patient’s needs, and the goal is to always use the minimum dose possible that will still offer benefits.
10 Reasons to Use Homeopathy:
Natural Action- Homeopathy works by stimulating the body's own natural defense mechanism to promote health and resist infection and susceptibility to disease. Although gentle, the results can be powerful and long lasting.
Health and Well-being- Homeopathy improves health generally, rather than merely alleviating localized symptoms. It treats the whole individual, acting on the mental and emotional levels as well as the physical level, providing balance in overall health and an increased sense of wellbeing and quality of life.
Effective Medicine- When used correctly, homeopathy can be extremely effective system of medicine, providing long lasting relief from many acute and chronic conditions and illnesses.
No Harmful Side Effects- Homeopathic treatment offers a gentle and no invasive approach to health, producing no toxic side effects, no dependency or addiction, and no withdrawal.
Cost Effective- Homeopathic medicines are surprisingly inexpensive when compared to over the counter and prescription drugs.
Fast Acting First Aid Relief- Homeopathy can be safely used at home or in the workplace to provide rapid relief for minor problems such as bruises, simple burns, sprains, insect bites, gastric upset, etc. However more serious or long lasting complaints should be treated by a qualified homeopath.
Not Tested on Animals- Homeopathic medicines are tested only on healthy humans to determine the range of action of each remedy.
Complementary Medicine-Homeopathic medicines may be used independently or along with conventional drugs and other therapies (with the full knowledge of your other healthcare providers). It can often alleviate side effects of conventual treatments (e.g., chemotherapy).
Environmentally Friendly- Homeopathy has no adverse impact on the environment, with no waste of energy or natural resources in the manufacturing process and no pollution of the water supply, oceans and dump sites when used. Homeopathy is the ultimate Green Medicine!
Medicine of the Future- Homeopathy is the second most widely used system of medicine in the world. It is available in most countries and is gaining in popularity as an alternative to conventional medicine
What kind of conditions can Homeopathy treat?
Acutes like colds, flu’s, allergic reactions, stings and bites, injuries, food poisoning, fevers, etc.,
Chronic conditions like eczema, psoriasis, skin troubles, chest/lung affections, auto immune disorders, behavioral issues, mental illness, sleep complaints, developmental complaints, dietary issues, gastro complaints, fertility, arthritis, organ dysfunction, etc.
Homeopathy is safe and effective for treating people from pregnancy to elderly with all the possible complaints and issues that can present themselves in a life time.
***information has been compiled from a variety of sources*** ****Homeopathy does NOT diagnose illnesses/diseases nor does it prescribe pharmaceutical medications****
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