What Is Homeopathy?

CrystalHomeopathy is an alternative energetic healing modality that is administered in the form of sugar pellets or in a water solution.   It has seen a recent renaissance not only due to its effectiveness but also attributable to its gentle, non-toxic curative nature, making it safe for infants, children and pregnant women.   Homeopathic remedies are derived from substances of the plant, animal and mineral kingdoms.

Taking homeopathic remedies is not the same as taking herbs or vitamins or any other substance because they do not contain one molecule of the substance of origin.  Remedies are energetically imbued with the properties of the substance from which they are made through a process called potentization, or repeated succussion and dilution.  A homeopathic remedy contains only the energetic pattern of a substance, and when it matches the misaligned energy pattern or illness of the patient, inherent healing processes are activated.

This is called the Homeopathic Law of Similars: similia similibus curentur, or “like cures like”.    In other words, a substance which causes a particular state of illness in a healthy person, has the ability to cure that same state in  the unhealthy person when it is administered in a highly dilute and potentized form.

A professionally trained homeopathic practitioner can treat any state of illness or imbalance safely, effectively and energetically with properly selected homeopathic remedies.  The benefits of using homeopathic remedies over traditional allopathic medicines include it’s holistic ability to simultaneously treat mental, emotional and physical aspects of illness  with  complete lack of toxicity.

Homeopathy as an entire system of medicine, was developed by Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician and pharmacist,  during the period between 1790 and 1843.   The principle of cure on which homeopathy is based, (like cures like), was understood by Aristotle, Hippocrates,  Paracelsus, and is even mentioned in ancient Hindu manuscripts.  It was Hahnemann, however, who developed it into a science of healing.

A true understanding of homeopathy is a rarity in our modern, quick-fix society of tylenol, prozac and antibiotics.  After many years of trusting over-the-counter and prescription medications, extensive use and more thorough clinical testing now reveal the potential negative side-effects that medications can have on our organs, nervous and immune systems over time.  Homeopathy, by contrast, has been used as an effective and remarkable healing modality for over 200 years without toxic side effects.

It has been used throughout modern history by some of the most famous, influential and forward-thinking people of our time, ie.:  the British Royal Family, Mother Teresa, Pope Pius X, Mahatma Gandhi, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, William Thackeray, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Abraham Lincoln, John D. Rockefeller, Yehudi Menuhin, John Wayne, Paul McCartney, Pete Townsend, Axl Rose, Jennifer Aniston, and Tobey Maguire, to name a few.

What kind of track record does homeopathy have in comparison to  conventional allopathic medicine for treating epidemic illness?  A look into the past will establish that homeopathy has proven itself more effective than conventional medicine and has also saved countless lives when used preventively.

1831-32 Cholera Epidemic in Europe

Conventional treatment mortality rate = 40%-80%

Homeopathic treatment mortality rate = 7%-10%

As a result, a law forbidding the use of homeopathy in Austria was repealed.

1849 Cholera Epidemic in Cincinnati,OH.

Conventional treatment survival rate = 40%-52%

Homeopathic treatment survival rate = 97%

These results were published in the local newspapers.

1862-64 Diphtheria Outbreak in Broome County, NY

Conventional treatment mortality rate = 83.6%

Homeopathic treatment mortality rate = 16.4%

1878 Yellow Fever Outbreak in New Orleans, LA

Conventional treatment mortality rate = 50%

Homeopathic treatment mortality rate = 5.6%

1902 Smallpox Epidemic in Iowa

The homeopathic remedy Variolinum was given as prophylaxis to 2,806 patients of 15 doctors.

The protection rate was 97%.

1918 Influenza Epidemic (worldwide)

Conventional treatment survival rate = 70%

Homeopathic treatment survival rate = 98%

1957 Polio Epidemic in Buenos Aires, Argentina

The homeopathic remedy Lathyrus was given to thousands of people.  Not one case of polio was reported in these individuals.

1974 Meningicoccal Meningitis Epidemic in Brazil

18,640 children were given a homeopathic remedy for prevention.  Only 4 cases of meningitis occurred in the treated children.

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