What is the patient’s role ?

Open Communication & Observation While it is the homeopath’s job to elicit relevant information by asking probing questions, the patient can expect a higher chance of receiving an effective homeopathic remedy if he or she is open and truthful in describing their physical and psychological symptoms. It is also important to be observant of the changes taking place in your system. To that end, you might want to keep a…

Is homeopathy an alternative to swallowing pills ?

Yes, homeopathy is an excellent alternative to those who can’t swallow large pills or have digestive problems. Most homeopathic remedies are in small tablets that instantly dissolve in your mouth. Through the saliva, they are absorbed, bypassing the need for further digestion. Homeopathic remedies usually have no taste, or if there is a taste, it is mild and sweet. Combination products are larger tablets without any taste that are chewed…

Can I use homeopathic products if I am currently taking any prescription drugs ? Does homeopathy interact with other therapies or supplements ?

Homeopathy can be safely taken with over-the-counter drugs or prescription medications. Homeopathy works on a different, more subtle cellular level in the body and does not interact with other medications or therapies. Many people will use homeopathy to offset prescription side effects and augment benefits. There are no contraindications to the use of homeopathy. As always, if you are under a doctor’s care, ask when you can use complementary and…

Is homeopathy merely psychological ?

If you think you must “believe in” homeopathy for it to work, you need to know that it is not a placebo effect. Here are some powerful examples: WHO has pronounced Homeopathy as the world’s second largest leading medical system for primary healthcare. Englands Royal family is among Homeopath’s strongest supporter. In Britain Homeopath is on the National Health system and 45% of all British doctors do not hesitate to…

What is the difference between homeopathy and conventional medicines ?

Homeopathy Approach Homeopathy is based on a”whole person” approach. In homeopathy, the remedy or treatment program is customized and individualized to the patient, with the intent of removing the underlying cause. Conventional Medicines Approach Conventional (allopathic) medicine usually relies on treating a patient’s physical symptoms. This treatment might also assume a persons symptoms need to be controlled, suppressed or eliminated. The difference may be stated in a simple analogy: eradicating…

How can the correct homeopathy remedy be found ?

Finding the appropriate homeopathic remedy depends upon gaining a complete understanding of the patient as a whole person. This means that the homeopath must take note of the physical, mental and emotional levels of each person before deciding on a correct remedy. Homeopathic remedies have been described as “designer medicines.” While this might seem like a simplistic and trendy view of homeopathy, it is true that remedies are specially “designed”…

Can such a small doses be effective ?

Homeopathic remedies are indeed very small doses. However, they are specially prepared doses which undergo a specific process including dilution of ingredients (called potentization), as well as a vigorous shaking (succussion). Specially formulated homeopathic remedies are thought to resonate with the body, triggering a positive healing response. This response gently, and effectively, heals from the inside out. The documented results from thousands of experienced homeopaths, and from millions of their…

What is the relationship between symptoms and homeopathy ?

Symptoms are the language of a disease the body’s attempt to balance itself. Without symptoms, a person could have a potentially life threatening illness with no way of identifying it. There have been many cancer patients who reported that they hadn’t suffered from a cold or flu in years prior to their diagnosis. The explanation was probably not that they didn’t have infections during this period, but more likely that…

What are the three levels of Homeopathic therapy ?

Level 1: First Aid Homeopathy can be used in first aid to safely treat common ailments and occurrences, such as sprains and bruises, minor burns, skin irritations and reactions (including poison ivy, diaper rash and insect bites), teething pain, etc. Level 2: Acute Homeopathy Acute health problems are those in which the symptoms will eventually go away on their own. They are temporary conditions, such as colds, flu, coughs, sprains,…

What are the physical,mental and emotional aspects of Homeopathy ?

Homeopathy is based on the philosophy that the body, mind and emotions are not really separate and distinct, but are actually fully integrated. Based on this perspective, a homeopath seeks a remedy that fits all of a patient’s physical and psychological symptoms. Although some people’s symptoms may be complex, a well-trained homeopath will know which symptoms should be specially noted, and can choose an effective, individualized remedy. Prolonged emotional stress…