What is Homeopathy?
Homeopathy is a safe, effective system of natural medicine which has been practiced worldwide for more than 200 years to achieve wellness. Homeopaths use extremely diluted (potentized) remedies to stimulate the body’s own healing functions.
It is proven science that the human body is actually designed to exist in excellent health since we have built-in mechanisms necessary to support that state.
Homeopathic remedies are prepared from natural sources are used in extremely small amounts. These are non-toxic and when properly administered can be safely used with infants, children, adults, and animals.
From these keys to achieving these higher levels of health are found in discovering how to activate the remarkable healing powers already resident within our bodies. We don’t need physiological doses to treat which cause havoc to our system sometimes.
- Homeopathy works on the principle that like cures like”. In other words, illness is treated with a medicine which could produce similar symptoms in a healthy person.
- Homeopathy regards symptoms as the body’s healthy attempt to restore itself to balance.
- The active ingredients are given in highly diluted forms to avoid toxicity. So homeopathic medicines are 100% safe.
- Homeopathy has shown to be successful in treating a wide range of conditions, often after conventional medicines have failed.
- Many internationally recognized medical journals including Lancet, Pediatrics and British Medical journal have documented homeopathy’s healing abilities.
- Homeopathic prescribing is based on all aspects of a patient’s condition. The patient’s personality and lifestyle are as important as physical.
- Homeopathic practitioners use extensive history taking sessions for choosing the right constitutional remedy. Nutritional needs exercise and dietary supports are part of this process.
Homeopathy and Modern Medicine: What is the difference?
Homeopathic therapeutic principles differ from those of conventional medicine, as does its approach to the patient and to the concept of illness. It can be used as a treatment of first in a wide range of conditions and can be used as a complementary or in addition to other treatments, For example, to support or hasten recovery after surgery.
Homeopathy emphasizes the importance of treating the individuals as a whole person as opposed to conventional medicine where treatment is focused on treating a single diseased part. The approach relies on defense and self-regulatory responses, not unlike the conventional approach of blocking body reactions and replacing deficiencies.
Homeopathy regards symptoms like a body’s healthy attempt to restore itself to balance. A homeopath will choose the remedy that supports the symptoms – rather than opposing them or suppressing them as in the conventional approach.
Homeopathy recognizes that each person manifests illness in a unique and slightly different way. That is why two people suffering from the same illness may not necessarily have the same remedy.
A cold sufferer with a congested nose and dry eyes would receive a different remedy than a cold suffers from runny nose and watery eyes. Unlike the “one size fits all” approach used in conventional medicine.
Homeopathy works better than other modalities in any specific area?
Homeopathy works for any illness no matter what but with the some of the restrictions.
If organ damage is so severe that it cannot be reversed, but homeopathy may be able to palliate the symptoms. If surgery is needed (e.g. as the result of an accident), but homeopathic remedies can assist the healing process and are used in many German hospitals and UK hospitals.
If there is a “maintaining cause” that does not allow the body to heal itself, such as poor diet or living conditions, or continual exposure to the triggering effects of an allergen (such as wheat or dairy products for many people). In these cases, it may be necessary to remove the problem at least temporarily until the person has recovered enough to be unaffected by it.
Although it is capable of curing any conditions it has been found to more effective in the skin, Asthma and other diseases where no cause of the disease is found like Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Allergies, etc.
What are these medicine made of?
Homeopathy preparation is made small or infinitesimal doses of substances from the plant, mineral or animal kingdoms to activate the body’s nervous system to initiate our own healing response.
Are Homeopathic remedies safe?
Homeopathic remedies are made from natural substances like plants, minerals and animal kingdom like honeybees, etc. They are non-toxic and when properly administered can be safely used with infants, children, adults, and animals. These substances are diluted and purified to the extent that they can’t harm the body. These substances go through a dynamic process of serial dilutions and discussions called potentization to enable them to release energy.