What is Homeopathy?
Homoeopathy is a simple, gentle and h science of healing based on fixed doctrines and principles. It likely offers permanent cure and can avert the need of surgery in few cases.
This science of healing is more than 200 years old. It has gained popularity all over the World. One of the fundamental law on which Homoeopathy is based on is LAW OF SIMILARS. In Homoeopathy, it is believed that the disease-producing agent is the disease-curing agent that is LIKE CURES LIKE.
One of the unique features of Homoeopathy is Drug Proving. All the Homoeopathic medicines are proved before prescribing. Hence, the drug effects of each of the medicines are known prior. Homoeopathy is the only system of healing where drugs are proved on healthy human beings. It considers every individual as different and treats every individual patient as a different entity. The patient is treated as a whole, not considering individual parts or organs. Therefore, a homoeopathic remedy is prescribed for the individual patient, not just for his or her diseased part, but also for the person’s whole state.
The characteristic symptoms observed in an individual patient are collected in total and then the totality of symptoms of the patient are matched with the symptoms of the drugs. The drug symptoms, which closely correspond to the symptoms of the patient, is selected and administered. The dose, potency and repetition of the medicine are dependent on various factors such as susceptibility, nature of the disease, seat of the disease, phase of the disease, etc.
Homoeopathic medicines are quite efficient in treatment of chronic, acute or functional ailments. These medicines stimulate the body’s own defense system enabling a complete natural cure. They strengthen the resistive powers of a person thereby, enhancing the quality of life in an individual. As these medicines are derived from natural sources, they are devoid of any chemical toxicity. Hence, it is a likely safe medication for people of all ages and both male and female. Homoeopathy can also be possibly safely prescribed during pregnancy, during delivery & even in a newborn baby. These medicines are administered in minute doses and in simple form.