WHAT IS HOMEOPATHY?
Homeopathy is a complete medical system based on the Law of Similars. It’s founder, the German physician Dr. Samuel Hahnemann (b.1755-d.1843), embarked on a quest to compile the knowledge, wisdom and experience collected through the ages. After tireless years of work he succeeded deliver a medical therapeutic approach par excellence and perfect the art and science of Homeopathy.
Homeopathy form the Greek “homoios”, meaning “similar” and “pathos”, standing for “disease” consists of restoring the sick person’s health in the most gentle, safe and reliable fashion through the employment of homeopathic remedies. The medicines are derived from natural sources and prepared according to the highest standards and guidelines of the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia. Unlike the conventional drugs, the homeopathic remedies are devoid of chemical toxicity and will not produce undesirable side effects. The living organism has the amazing capacity to recover and heal itself and the administration of homeopathic medicines on the principle of similarity ensures the process of recovery is enabled to succeed.
BENEFITS AND FACTS ABOUT HOMEOPATHY
Over 200 years old medical system, founded by the German physician Dr. Samuel Hahnemann and based on firm time-tested therapeutic laws and principles. Like cures like!
Natural, holistic, individualized approach to health restoration in a safe and gentle fashion
Homeopathy stimulates the body’s own abilities to heal and restore health (positive immune response)
It is a safe and gentle medicine, that can be used in pregnant and nursing women, infants, children and old people
It does not interfere with prescription medication
It is effective in both acute and chronic conditions
It is a holistic system, which treats the person as a whole and not merely by masking the symptoms
Homeopathy restores health on all three levels – mental, emotional and physical resulting in a state of balance and harmony
Homeopathic medicine is non-invasive and non-addictive
Homeopathic remedies are prepared by licensed pharmaceutical companies and are readily available; they are inexpensive and provide affordable natural healthcare alternative for everyone
There are a number of scientific studies showing the effectiveness of homeopathy
Homeopathy is empirical evidence-based medicine
The efficacy of the homeopathic treatment is assessed on the basis of general long-term improvement of the patient and complete eradication of the disease rather than on masking and controlling the symptoms through suppression
There are over 4,000 homeopathic medicines
Homeopathic medicines are not tested on animals
By 1900 there were 22 homeopathic medical schools, more than 100 homeopathic hospitals, over 60 orphan asylums and old people’s homes, and 1,000+ homeopathic pharmacies in the U.S
The first women’s medical college in the world was the homeopathic Boston Female Medical College, established in 1848.
Homeopathy was the first medical system to be regulated in Ontario in 1859 and remained under regulation until 1970
On April 1, 2015 Homeopathy is officially regulated in the province of Ontario.