The real Homeopathy consultant is one who cares for and treats the patient and not the disease. For a historical discussion of various homeopathic drugs that have been incorporated into conventional medicine, see Dr. Harris Coulter’s Homoeopathic Influences in Nineteenth Century Allopathic Therapeutics as well as his more detailed book on homeopathy’s history, Divided Legacy: The Conflict Between Homeopathy and the A.M.A.
So, Hahnemann and his followers could do the mechanical actions of dilution, but unbeknownst to them, they were diluting the medicine right out of the solution. The principle of the single remedy states that a single medicine should cover all the symptoms the patient is experiencing: mental, emotional and physical. Problems that have never been solved with traditional medicine, and somehow, her homeopathic doctor has helped her with it. She now has visibly less problems. Unfortunately, it is essentially nothing more than distilled water and its use as a replacement for conventional medicine can, in some cases, be dangerous and even fatal. In light of this date, the authors evaluated systematic reviews and meta-analyses on homeopathic research up until June 2003. The medicinal ingredients in some homeopathic medicines are potentially toxic at material doses.
The goal of homeopathic medicine is to find the remedy which most closely matches the totality of the patient’s symptoms; thus, there can be only one remedy which is the best match for a patient at a particular point in time. Homeopathic medicines are prepared through a series of dilutions, at each step of which there is a vigorous agitation of the solution called succussion, until there is no detectible chemical substance left. Eaktear Uddin- BHMS(DU), MPH(Epidemiology), MS(Microbiology), DMU(Advance), Homeopathic Consultant. In the original, gross form before it is made into a homeopathic remedy, Digitalis is a poisonous plant, the foxglove. It would be wise, nonetheless, to discuss with the prospective homeopathic practitioner his/her experience with one’s particular complaint or problem.
Because homeopathic remedies cause the very symptoms which they can also cure, administering the remedy in a crude (biochemical) dose often meant that the patient would experience a significant worsening of their symptoms even though they eventually got better.
It is no simple coincidence that species only sense pheromones from those in the same species who emit them (akin to the homeopathic principle of similars), as though they have developed exquisite and specific receptor sites for what they need to survive and to propagate their species.