Homeopathy can be an extremely effective system of medicine
when used correctly. It can provide long
lasting relief from many conditions and illnesses, including injuries and
2. NATURAL ACTION
Homeopathy works by stimulating the body's own natural
defense mechanism to promote health and to resist infection and susceptibility
to disease. Although gentle, the results
can be powerful and long lasting.
Homeopathy treats the whole individual, acting on the mental
and emotional levels as well as the physical level.
4. NO HARFUL SIDE
Homeopathic treatment offers a gentle and non-invasive
approach to health. When used correctly,
it produces no toxic side effects, no dependency or addiction, and no
5. COST EFFECTIVE
Homeopathic medicines are surprisingly inexpensive when
compared to over-the-counter and prescription drugs.
Homeopathy can be safely used at home or in the workplace to
provide rapid relief for minor problems such as bruises, simple burns, sprains,
insect bites, gastric upsets, etc.
However more serious or long-lasting complaints should be treated by a
7. NOT TESTED ON
Homeopathic medicines are tested only on healthy humans in
order to determine the range of action of each remedy.
8. COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE
Homeopathic medicines may be used independently or along
with conventional drugs and other therapies (with the full knowledge of your
health providers). It can often
alleviate side effects of conventional treatments (e.g., chemotherapy).
9. HEALTH & WELL-BEING
Homeopathy improves health generally, rather than merely
alleviating localized symptoms. It
provides a balanced level of overall health and increased sense of well-being
and quality of life. By boosting the
body's immune system, homeopathy can help improve a person's resistance to
illness and infections.
10. MEDICINE OF THE
Homeopathy is the second most widely-used system of medicine
in the world. It is available in most
countries and is gaining in popularity as an alternative to conventional
from the Canadian Society of Homeopaths website
Shauna Kovach, DCH
Langley, British Columbia