ABOUT HOMEOPATHY

  Homeopathy is a safe, effective system of natural medicine, used by millions of people worldwide for more than 200 years. Homeopathic medicines are prepared from natural sources, are used in extremely small amounts, and are recognized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. They are non-toxic and, when properly administered, can be safely used with infants, children, adults, and animals.

Homeopathy is based on the principle that “like cures like.” That is, if a substance can cause symptoms of disease in a healthy person, then it can cure a sick person suffering from similar symptoms. Suppose a person has hay fever, with watery eyes and a burning nasal discharge. Instead a giving an antihistamine to dry up the discharge, a homeopath might recommend Allium cepa a tiny dose of onion, specially prepared by a homeopathic pharmacy in accordance with FDA approved guidelines because onion is known to cause watery eyes and a burning nasal discharge.



Homeopathy recognizes that each person manifests illness in a unique and slightly different way. That is why two people with the same illness will not necessarily receive the same homeopathic remedy. Unlike the “one size fits all” approach often used in conventional medicine, a homeopath chooses a remedy that matches a person’s unique symptom profile- including physical, mental, and emotional symptoms.

The principles of homeopathy were developed into a system of medicine by the German physician, Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843). Homeopathy spread quickly throughout Europe and the rest of the world, including the U.S. The exact mechanism by which homeopathy works is unknown, but 200 years of clinical experience along with research published in such medical journals as The Lancet, Pediatrics, and the British Medical Journal have confirmed homeopathy’s effectiveness.

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