Homeopathy, or homeopathic medicine, is based on the use of natural substances to treat or prevent illnesses. Schroyens, F. Synthesis – Repertorium Homeopathicum Syntheticum (edition 8.1). London (United Kingdom): Homeopathic Book Publishers; 2001. An ultradiluted homeopathic medicine prescribed as per symptoms and diagnosis produces in the human body a drug effect that actuvates the immune system. It is the most scientific, effective, safe and simple system of medicine in the treatment of all the chronic as well as acute disease.
For minor skin irritations and wounds, homeopathic salves contain a special blend of homeopathic ingredients that may help soothe skin irritation and discomfort. Explanations for how homeopathy may work range from the idea that homeopathic medicine stimulates the body’s own natural defenses to the idea that homeopathic medicine retains a memory of the original substance. The most common conditions for which people sought homeopathic treatment were respiratory and ear-nose-and-throat complaints as well as musculoskeletal pain syndromes. He has also served in an advisory and/or teaching capacity at alternative medicine institutes at Harvard, Columbia, and University of Arizona schools of medicine.
It also claims to be able to cure conditions that science-based medicine can’t, such as allergies, cancers, arthritis, ageing, impotence, and many others. Any homeopathic potency is acceptable for these homeopathic medicines as long as the homeopathic potency of each medicinal ingredient is equal to or higher than the minimum homeopathic potency indicated in the NHPID. There are many training programs and courses in homeopathic medicine in both the U.S. and abroad. The NHPID must therefore be consulted to verify the acceptable minimum potency for each homeopathic ingredient.
This training covers topics like the Law of Similars, the theory of dilution and preparation of homeopathic remedies. In 1993, The New England Journal of Medicine reported that 2.5 million Americans used homeopathic remedies and 800,000 patients visited homeopaths in 1990, and it has continued to grow. Therefore, the stated claims of homeopathic medicine in treating kidney failure have not been widely proven according to standard scientific study. Homeopathic medicine Flouric acid may also be prescribed in cases of nail infection with corns which are sore to touch. The NHPID indicates the acceptable source materials for each homeopathic ingredient.
Allium cepa is a homeopathic remedy made from the onion and it may be appropriate as a treatment for colds or allergies, if the totality of the symptoms of the patient matches the effects of the onion. Unfortunately, conventional physicians and scientists have continually provided misinformation about the status of scientific evidence about homeopathic medicine. When science shows that homeopathic remedies are useless, advocates dispute or belittle the scientific studies, or even claim that the scientific method itself is invalid. Argentum nitricum: Fearfulness and anxiety about many things especially bridges, closed spaces, heights, and personal health. Homeopathic medicine is significantly cheaper than pharmaceuticals, and most remedies cost between $2 and $10. More than 130 people using another homeopathic medicine with zinc, Zicam, reported to the FDA that they lost their sense of smell.