Some FAQ (Frequently
Asked Questions) about Homoeopathy.
(See also a complete lay man's guide, some basic facts and complete technical details)
Is it faith healing or placebo?
Is it magic?
Is it a fake?
What is it really?
Why such doubts arise about Homeopathy?
Who is a true Homeopath?
What are the peculiarities of Homeopathy?
How safe is Homeopathic medicines?
Are homeopathic drugs slow to act?
Does a Homeopath give the same drug for all the illnesses?
Does Homeopathic drugs contain steroids?
Is it necessary for a Homeopath to have knowledge in the allied subjects of medicine?
Who was Dr. Hahnemann, the founder of the system?
it faith healing?
Homoeopathy is definitely not faith healing or placebo, even though faith is an important ingredient for the effective treatment in Homoeopathy. As for that matter faith is needed in as much amount for the effective implementation of any system. Because if you work on any thing without faith in it, you are not likely to be succeeding in it. That much amount of faith is only needed in Homoeopathy also. Moreover for placebo or faith healing to work one should imagine that they are taking medicines even though they are not having anything medicinal. But homeopathy works equally well in infants and small children, mentally ill persons and even in animals and birds all of them cannot possibly know they are taking medicines or not.
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It is not at all magic. In fact none of the elements of magic comes in to play during Homoeopathic treatment. There is no illusions or stage effects in the out-patient departments of Homoeopaths all over the world. The medicines given by a true homoeopath can be always examined and the effects of all of them are known and definite.
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it a fake?
It is nothing but a fake system. True Homoeopathic physicians always listens to the difficulties of their patients and work, rather very hard on it to find out the correct remedy for each individual. Note that there are about 5000 medicines in homeopathy presently. The medicines are available internationally with any Homoeopathic chemist/pharmacy. There are fixed principles behind the system. and it works well if these are observed strictly.
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is it really?
In reality Homoeopathy is a system of medicine, which treats the illnesses based on a special law "Similia Similibus Curentur". The word meaning is 'let likes be treated by likes'. Here drug su