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Homeopathic Medicine

What is a Homeopathic Remedy?

It is the 'homeopathic medicine' which is given to help your symptoms.

A homeopathic remedy is what you receive after your visit to the Homeopath, in very much the same way as you receive your prescription from the doctor. A homeopathic remedy is the medicine you get to treat your symptoms or your health concerns once a full consultation has been done.

However unlike conventional medication, homeopathic remedies are completely natural and are made from a variety of different sources. Homeopathic remedies also come in a variety of forms such as tablet, liquid and cream, making it easy for people of all ages to take.
Homeopathic remedies are made from a variety of sources all deriving from completely natural substances. They can derive from:

•  Animal sources - e.g. lachesis (snake venom), Sepia (cuttlefish ink), tarantula
•  Plant sources - e.g. arnica, pulsatilla, calendula, aconite,
•  Mineral sources - e.g. aluminium, sulphur, phosphorus, gold

Some of these substances are actually used in prescription drugs too such as, gold which is used in intramuscular injections for rheumatic disease and digitalis from the foxglove plant is found in many heart medications. In Homeopathy however, these substances are used in a very different way and are not combined with chemical substances and are used in much smaller dilutions and pose no danger.


quote-l Homeopathy cures a larger percentage of cases than any other method of treatment and is beyond doubt safer and more economical and the complete medical science quote-r

(Mahatma Gandhi)
who seeks homeopathic treatment?
According to one research study, approximately 100 million Europeans now use homeopathic medicines (Sarsina & Iseppato, 2010). One reason for its popularity is that people increasingly want a holistic and patient-centred from of medicine which homeopathy can offer. Common complaints which people often seek homeopathic treatment for  include:
•  Skin problems e.g. eczema
•  Hormonal complaints, e.g. menopause
•  Digestive problems e.g. IBS
•  Depression & Anxiety
•  Migraine /Headaches
•  Respiratory and sinus problems
homeopathy - Did you know?

Eczema is currently the most common referral to Homeopathy by NHS doctors. Other commonly treated complaints are chronic fatigue, menopausal disorder and osteoarthritis

The World Health Organization has stated that Homeopathy is the second leading system of medicine for primary health care in the world

There has been a 60% growth in the Homeopathic market in Europe over 10 years

Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of Homeopathy published in top medical journals, have reported positive effects in the following conditions: allergies and upper respiratory tract infections; childhood diarrhoea; rheumatic disease; seasonal allergic rhinitis; vertigo; fibromyalgia; osteoarthritis and sinusitis

One of the expressed reasons for the popularity of Homeopathy among patients is that it does not have the side effects associated with many conventional drugs