There has been a long prevailing disagreement between the different styles of medical treatment since ages known. Homeopathy has been supported and at the same time criticized by numerous people. Although everyone has the right to choose the type of treatment they wish to receive, denying or excluding any healthcare methodology just because of rumors or baseless prejudice against it is unfair to your as well as your family’s health.
Thus, to clear the air around homeopathic treatment and help you understand Homeopathy better, The Nth Sense brings for you the top facts on Homeopathy from certified homeopathic doctor and physician Dr. Reshma Sagari.
Fact # 1
Homeopathy is the 2nd most widely used system of medicine in the world as per the WHO, used by over 500 million people worldwide!
Initially discovered in the 19th century, homeopathic healthcare has come a long way not just in terms of clinical research but also in worldwide acceptance.
Fact # 2
According to an article by Dana Ullman, an expert on homeopathy who has authored several books on the subject, homeopathic medicines are made through potentization, a pharmaceutical procedure in which a plant, mineral or animal substance is diluted (usually one part of the substance with 10 or 100 parts distilled water).
Furthermore, the paper entitled ‘Extreme Homeopathic Dilutions Retain Starting Materials: A Nanoparticulate Perspective’, is authored by a team from the Chemical Engineering Department of IIT Bombay. The group built on their expertise of understanding Ayurvedic Bhasmas and the role of nanoparticles there. (Read more)
Fact # 3
There is no need for abruptly stopping your allopathic medicines when you begin your homeopathy treatment.
Contrary to common belief, homeopathic remedies do not interfere with conventional or any other medicine; in fact, they play a complementary role. You can safely take homeopathic medicine with your regular medicines for thyroid, blood pressure, heart problems, diabetes, etc.
Fact # 4
Homeopathy acts immediately in acute conditions such as Fever, Allergies, Vomiting, Diarrhea.
Fact # 5
Each Homeopath undergoes rigorous medical studies for an equivalent time and subjects as any other qualified physician in India.
Now you know you are in safe hands!
Fact # 6
Homeopathy treats the person as a whole, not just the disease
Fact # 7
India, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Pakistan, Switzerland, Qatar, France, Germany and the UK all include homeopathy in their health services.
In India, homeopathy is well represented in public health, being a close second among the AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy) services. Homeopathy wellness centers comprise 31% of the total for AYUSH. Seven out of 10 diseases recognized as a national health burden are in the category of most commonly reported diseases at the homeopathy wellness centers. (Read more)
Fact # 8
Studies show that homeopathy can effectively address depression and mood issues without harmful and addictive side effects of antidepressants.
Now that’s good news!
Fact # 9
Did you know that homeopathy is suitable for children as well as adults, AND can be used during pregnancy as well? Now you know!
Fact # 10
Homeopathic medicine can support you from preconception right through to birth and beyond since it is a natural form of medicine
Homeopathy being gentle yet highly effective system of medicine is very safe for all phases of life.
Fact # 11
The Royal Family are supporters of Homeopathy and Prince Charles was attacked for becoming a Patron of Homeopathy time and again
From Maharaja to the Dukes have recognized the effectiveness of homeopathic medication.
Fact # 12
Leading the way in homeopathic research is Prof Luc Montagnier, who won a Nobel prize in 2008 for his role in discovering HIV. (Read more)
Homeopathy is emerging as the most preferred treatment for lifestyle and stress related disorders all over the world.
Here’s an interesting read on Homeopathy and other traditional medicine practices.
Homeopathy or allopathy in the end what matters in healthcare and wellness for all!
Dr. Reshma Sagari.
Homeopath and Wellness Coach