What is Homeopathy ?
Homeopathy is a system of medicine based on nature’s law of cure. This system of medicine was founded by Dr Samuel Hahnemann, an M.D German physician in the year 1796.
What are homeopathy medicines prepared from ?
They are prepared from natural substances like plants, minerals etc following strict directions mentioned in the homeopathic Pharmacopoeia .
Do the medicines contain any crude or toxic substance ?
No. The method of preparation brings out the curative properties of the drug when administered even in minute doses. No crude or toxic substance remains. They are absolutely SAFE.
How does Homeopathy work?
It stimulates the body’s life force and helps to enhance and energize its own healing powers increasing immunity. It thus helps our body to fight against the disease and makes it strong enough to prevent it too.
What is so special about Homeopathy treatment?
It is safe, gentle, deep acting, long lasting & permanent too in most cases. It helps to uproot the disease, not just relieve the symptoms. It can be safely administered to newborn and pregnant women.
How is Homeopathy different from other system?
Every system has its due place and purpose. Life threatening conditions and emergencies like cardiac emergencies, poisoning, accidents etc are best handled by conventional method of treatment.
Homeopathy is best suited for chronic recurrent diseases and helps even acute episode e.g. migraine, high fevers, severe bout of hyperacidity, acute diarrhoeas etc. It uproots diseases not just relieve complaints.
Do we have to take separate treatment if we are suffering from 2 or more diseases at a time?
Homeopathy does not believe in giving different medicines for different parts of the body but one single remedy which will cover the disturbance. Thus Homeopathy treats the patient, not just the disease.
If a patient is suffering from asthma & also has complaints of headache, constipation, anxiety etc, single treatment will help to cure all. The medicines given are based on a number of features e.g. ailments, temperament and nature of the person. The medicine prescribed is called constitutional medicine.
What is ‘disease’ in Homeopathy ?
Disease or dis-ease as the word goes is affection of mind & body. The organs are not the cause but the targets. It is the disturbances that occur at our ‘life energy’ levels that cause the organs to get diseased. e.g. stress-> acidity –> ulcers. Stomach is not the cause.
What has homeopathy to do with one’s nature and temperament ?
As per one’s innate nature & temperament, response to situations and stress differs. E.g siblings of one family may respond differently to a situation. A situation which maybe stressful for one, may not be perceived so by another or the degree may vary. Thus, the disturbance that occurs at chemical, hormonal or neuronal level is different giving rise to diseases like diabetes, thyroid, peptic ulcer, hypertension etc. Homeopathy acts at the level of mind & body.
Which are the diseases homeopathy best suited for ?
Almost all chronic recurrent diseases. The list is endless. It also helps in palliation (relief ) in incurable cases.
Can homeopathy be given to children ?
Of course Homeopathy is a child’s best friend. Health comes to them with simple sweet pills. These pills help to treat anything from milk allergy, dentition problems to asthma. Also, the lesser known fact is about the role of homeopathy in behavioral problems, temper tantrums, bedwetting, concentration & memory, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism etc.
Is homeopathy a recognized branch of medicine ?
WHO has accepted homeopathy as an alternative system of medicine. If homeopathy was not a recognized branch, you would not have found homeopathic medical colleges all over the world.
How to take the medicine?
Medicines are to be taken on the tongue & to be sucked. Don’t touch the medicine with your hand, take it in the lid of the bottle. Avoid eating or drinking anything at least 20 min before and after taking the dose.
What diet restriction should I follow ?
Avoid stimulants like coffee, black tea, snuff, tobacco, alcohol. Avoid taking any strong smelling substances like raw onion, garlic, mint menthol, especially before & after taking the dose (keep at least 2 hours gap if unavoidable).
Can I take any other medication while taking homeopathic medicines?
If you are on some continuous medications since a long time e.g. for diabetes, blood pressure, asthma, thyroid disorders, allergy etc then these would be gradually tapered. Kindly clarify the same with us. Usage of Multivitamins and other supplements are permitted as and when essential.
How long will I have to take medicines ?
Inspite of you feeling better after medication, homeopathic medicines need some time to make necessary changes in the body in order to completely uproot the problem. Premature stoppage of medication makes chance of disease recurrence higher.
Regular routine assessment is required in course of treatment to judge the changes taking place in the body. Hence duration of treatment may vary with each individual patient.
There are other criteria’s also on which duration of treatment depends i.e longer the duration of illness proportionately more the time needed, or if you are going against the advise it can hamper the effect of medicines. STORE MEDICINES IN COOL DRY PLACE AWAY FROM STRONG SMELLING SUBSTANCES & direct sunlight. No need to refrigerate.
Is homeopathic medicine habit forming ?
NO. Homeopathic medicines are absolutely safe non-toxic and free from injurious side effects. It can be prescribed to pregnant females, newly born babies and to enfeebled elderly persons with safety.
Do homeopathic medicine contain any chemicals, steroids etc ?
No our medicine don’t contain any steroids or chemicals.