Like cures like. Something that in large doses creates the symptoms of a disease, will, in small doses, cure it.
Extreme dilution enhances the medicine’s healing properties and eliminates undesirable side-effects along the way.
The whole person must be taken into consideration when choosing a remedy.
Hippocrates, acclaimed as the father of modern medicine and honoured by doctors in the ‘Hippocratic Oath’, was the first to suggest that a person’s own healing ability was vital in choosing the right cure for an ailment.
The founder of modern homeopathy was the 18th century German physician, Dr Samuel Hahnemann, who was so appalled by the practices of his day that he set out to find a healing approach that was safe, gentle and effective. He believed that rather than trying to suppress symptoms, the body should be stimulated to encourage its natural healing process.
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To find out what happens at a homeopathic consultation, click here
Homeopathy Awareness Week 2012
The UK’s Homeopathy Awareness Week takes place from 14th - 21st June 2012. It was originally founded by The Society of Homeopaths in 2000 and this year, the theme will focus on sporting injuries to tie in with this year’s big event, the London Olympics.
Members of the Society from around the country use this week to raise awareness of homeopathy in their local area, so look out for activities near you. There is also a national media campaign answering your homeopathy queries and featuring Olympic greats who know the secrets of how homeopathy can aid sports injury recovery.
If you’d like to find out who your local homeopaths are, go to choosing-homeopathy.com where you can search an official national database of registered homeopaths. And watch the video below to see people learning more about homeopathy.
In addition, for more information about sports injuries and suggestions for useful homeopathic remedies click here.
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Did you know?
High profile users of homeopathy include:
HRH Queen Elizabeth II
HRH Prince of Wales