Where homeopathy has been proven effective
Homeopathy works well in first aid or emergency situations, acute and chronic illness. Many people use homeopathy as their primary family medical system, choosing constitutional treatment to resolve physical, mental and/or emotional imbalances and ensure a healthy future for themselves, their children and their pets.
Each homeopathic remedy is selected to correspond to the entire state of the person, ie. the person's unique response to problem at hand, be it a sprain, a virus or psychological traumas.
It is helpful to keep in mind that because the homeopathic remedies work to raise the health in general most illnesses and conditions are treatable.
Prevention and Constitutional Treatment
Why do some people get sick while others don't? Those with a stronger "vital force" are less likely to fall ill often or stay ill for long.
You don't have to be sick to benefit from homeopathic treatment. Ideally, constitutional treatment can begin early, strengthening the vital force, helping to resolve underlying inherited susceptibilities and promoting resilience to the vicissitudes of life, such as emotional stresses, environmental toxins and infectious agents.
First Aid or Emergencies
Many people convert to homeopathy after witnessing the speed and effectiveness of a properly chosen remedy in a first aid situation. It can seem miraculous to see the effect of a well-chosen remedy on a muscle sprain, an insect sting or a burn, to name a few. There are a few books that can help you prescribe for yourself and your family in this kind of situation.
The Homeopathic Emergency Handbook by Thomas Kruzel
First Aid Homeopathy in Accidents and Ailments by Gibson
Acute illness is defined as self-limiting condition- it comes on quickly and is usually resolved fairly quickly as well, although it can be very uncomfortable (and occasionally damaging) in the process. Homeopathic medicines can greatly speed up healing of all acute illnesses such as colds, flus, earaches, bladder infections, and morning sickness to name a few. The remedies usually work very quickly in acute situations as well, more so that antibiotics or anti-inflammatories, and without any side effects. Acute emotional states such as grief, shock and anger can also respond well to homeopathic treatment. Many non-life-threatening acute illnesses are treatable at home. More serious or recurring problems need to be addressed by a professional homeopath or health care provider. Below are some recommended books to assist you:
Homeopathic Medicine for Children and Infants by D. Ullman
Homoepathic Medicine at Home, by M.Panos
Homepathic Handbook of Natural Remedies by L. Josephson
These are long standing conditions that are often considered incurable in western medicine. But homeopathy can be profoundly helpful, if not curative. Conventional medicine often relies on toxic drugs that suppress the symptoms of chronic disease, rarely offering real resolution and often at the expense of a sense of well being in the patient. Many other natural treatments can offer strategies to "manage" the illness, that is to palliate or reduce some of the symptoms, but homeopathic treatment seeks to cure the patient or, in the case of advanced incurable conditions, substantially improve the quality of life.
It is almost impossible to list the kinds of illness homeopathy can help, because virtually all "disease" is treatable, if the person can become healthy enough at their core. Please click to For the Whole Family to see examples of illnesses that have been successfully treated in my homeopathic practice.