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Homeopathy

 

 

What is Homeopathy?       Homeopathy [homeo-same + G. pathos, suffering].

 

A system of therapy developed by Samuel Hahnemann based on the 'law of similiars,' from the aphorism, similia similibus curantur (likes are cured by likes), which holds that a medicinal substance that can evoke certain symptoms in healthy individuals may be effective in the treatment of illnesses having symptoms closely resembling those produced by the substance. -Stedman's Medical Dictionary.

 

Homeopathy is a scientific system of health care which activates the body's own healing processes, in order to cure dis-ease naturally, gently, and promptly. Homeopathy utilizes a variety of mineral, plant and animal substances in very small doses, in order to stimulate the body's natural healing powers to bring it back into balance. Homeopathy is based on the belief that illness can be cured by taking a homeopathic dose of a substance which, if taken by a relatively healthy person, would actually produce symptoms like those seen in the ill person. As an example, Ipecac, a shrub of Brazil and other parts of South America, when taken in gross quantities, produces vomiting. However, when very minute parts of Ipecac are prepared homeopathically, the remedy will help a person who is vomiting, to stop. As another example, perhaps you have had the experience of noticing relief from feverish flu-type symptoms after eating hot peppers in Mexican food. Indeed, American Indians treated fever with hot peppers.

Homeopathy is a scientific system of health care which activates the body's own healing processes, in order to cure dis-ease naturally, gently, and promptly. Homeopathy utilizes a variety of mineral, plant and animal substances in very small doses, in order to stimulate the body's natural healing powers to bring it back into balance. Homeopathy is based on the belief that illness can be cured by taking a homeopathic dose of a substance which, if taken by a relatively healthy person, would actually produce symptoms like those seen in the ill person. As an example, Ipecac, a shrub of Brazil and other parts of South America, when taken in gross quantities, produces vomiting. However, when very minute parts of Ipecac are prepared homeopathically, the remedy will help a person who is vomiting, to stop. As another example, perhaps you have had the experience of noticing relief from feverish flu-type symptoms after eating hot peppers in Mexican food. Indeed, American Indians treated fever with hot peppers.

 

Homeopathy has been scientifically validated (and published in respected medical journals such as the Lancet) and used world-wide, because of its safety and effectiveness. Homeopathy is an effective, safe and gentle way to assist the body in the healing process. It is totally harmless and has been traditionally recommended for adults, the aged, babies, children and pregnant women.

 

What type of disease can homeopathy treat?

 

Homeopathy does not treat diseases per se. Homeopathy activates the body's own healing processes on both the physical and mental/emotional levels. The range of problems in which homeopathy can be effectively utilized is extensive and includes first aid, acute illnesses, and all manner of chronic conditions, such as, respiratory infections and other infections, diseases of the digestive system, hay fever and allergies, recovery after abdominal and other surgery, rheumatologic and other auto-immune diseases, addressing pain or trauma, and relieving mental or psychological problems.  Healing, of course, is done by the body's intelligence—the only thing that heals. This is different than allopathic drugs, which often cover up or suppress symptoms. Allopathic drugs FORCE physiological reactions, whereas homeopathic remedies ALLOW for the body's intelligence to 'awaken' and get on with the business of healing.

 

How soon can results be expected?

 

In acute illnesses, the appropriate remedy can act within minutes. It is not uncommon to see a person who is experiencing an allergic food reaction, quickly return to normal body chemistry, following a dose of the appropriate remedy. Though astounding improvements often take place, do not be discouraged if these instant improvements do not occur in chronic or long-term conditions. It may take as long as 1 to 2 months for significant improvement in chronic cases. Because of our specific dilution and potentization process, only minute quantities of our all-natural ingredients are needed to activate the body's defenses.