A new survey finds that homeopathic medicines are primarily used by a small segment of the U.S. population for common, self-limited conditions such as the common cold or back pain. While these symptoms represent the body’s best efforts to heal, they are not always successful in doing so. Ultimately, homeopathic medicines are some of the most powerful natural drugs available today to help augment the body’s ability to heal itself (more on this topic later).
The evidence required will vary depending on which category the homeopathic medicine falls into (specific or non-specific recommended use or purpose) as outlined in chapter 3. Information supporting the recommended conditions of use must be provided by referencing evidence such as clinical trials and/or published homeopathic references.
While there is not always agreement on the best ways to select the correct remedy or the best nanopharmacological dose to use, the system of homeopathic medicine provides a solid foundation from which clinicians and researchers exploring nanopharmacologies can and should explore.
Homeopathy, or homeopathic medicine, is based on the principle that like cures like.” Instead of treating an individual’s illness, homeopathy treats individual symptoms with substances from plants and minerals that are highly diluted and succussed,” or shaken to release energy, said Sara Chana Silverstein, a homeopath, master herbalist and an international board-certified lactation consultant who works in New York and Los Angeles.
Dr. A. S. Chatterjee, a homeopathic doctor in Calcutta, India, has found that urea is one of the best medicines used in treating kidney failure, while Dr. Rajneesh Kumar Sharma of the Homeo Cure and Research Centre in Uttaranchal, India says that the top remedies for treating this disease are opium and apis mel.