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WHAT IS HOMEOPATHY?
Homeopathy is an effective and scientific system of medicine
with the distinct approach to life, health, disease, remedy
and cure. It was discovered and promulgated by Dr. Christian
Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician in 1790.
Homeopathy is derived from the Greek words:- Homoios= Similar,
and Pathos= Suffering.
Homeopathy is based on the law of "Similia Similibus Curentur",
which means Let likes be cured by likes". It can be explained
Any remedy which in large doses, could create a particular
set of symptoms, can in minute doses, relieve same symptoms.
Take Ipecac, for example. Taken in high doses, it causes
vomiting. But when used in homeopathic doses, Ipecac is one of
the principle remedies for nausea and vomiting. Another
example is Coffee, known to affect sleep for most people (
like during school/college exams, students take coffee for
studying in the night, preventing their sleep). But when taken
in Homeopathic doses, Coffee treats certain types of
This natural effect happens because the minute dose (prescribed in homeopathic form) stimulate the body’s own healing abilities and thus one can see a deep and long lasting cure. Because the substances are highly diluted in its remedies, Homeopathy is effective as an alternative medical treatment with no toxic side effects, what so ever.