Homeopathy is a natural form of medicine that has been used safely and effectively for over 200 years. It’s used to treat both chronic and acute conditions and is the second most commonly used practice of medicine worldwide today.
Homeopathy is based on a rule of nature called the Law of Similars. This law states that "like cures like," or that a medicine can cure a sick person if it can cause a similar sickness in a healthy person. For example, when peeling an onion, our eyes begin to water and itch. Someone who is suffering from allergies may experience the same symptoms. The homeopathic treatment for the person experiencing allergies would be a micro-dose of the remedy Allium cepa (red onion), which would help your body heal itself.
Why is this important? Because unlike conventional medicine, homeopathic remedies promote the body to restore itself to balance. This is why a homeopathic remedy supports the allergy symptoms instead of oppressing them. Conventional medicine often heals symptoms artificially and comes with unpleasant side effects. With a homeopathic remedy, there are no side effects and a person is restored to health naturally.
The holistic nature of homeopathy means each person is treated as a unique individual; their body, mind, spirit and emotions are all considered in the management and prevention of disease, with the aim of stimulating their own healing ability. A homeopath selects the most appropriate medicine based on the individual's specific symptoms and personal level of health.