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Homeopathy and Jetlag

Homeopathy and JETLAG  Keep the remedies in the pocket of a garment that you are wearing so they avoid X-rays. Arnica 30c on departure and then every 3 hours approx in flight, no coffee, no booze. If dizzy like the floor moves when you land, Cocculus 30c. If wiped out like a hangover Nux vomica 30c. If you lie down or sit on a soft chair and it feels hard, more Arnica. If there

8 get holiday Homeopathic remedies:

8 great holiday emergency remedies Off on holiday? Whether you’re going abroad or ‘staycationing’, keep these remedies handy to tackle a range of minor ailments. 1 suggest 30c potencies for all remedies, using every 30- 90 minutes, two or three times depending on the severity of the condition. Always seek medical help for anything more than a minor injury or illness. Aconite Great for shock, such as from fright, bad news or after having a fall. Also good for the onset of fever after

Homeopathy works says the Daily Mail!

The Daily Mail article says: “There is no doubt that many people — including the vast majority of scientists — regard homeopathy with extreme scepticism. With its medieval-sounding ingredients, such as poison ivy, cat’s milk, common toad, all delivered in highly diluted, vanishingly minuscule amounts, how can it possibly work? Developed in the 1790s by Samuel Hahnemann, a German physician, homeopathy is based on the idea that, in tiny doses, like cures like. So if you have inflammation, for example, then very small

Antimicrobial resistance: superbugs?

A problem in modern conventional health care is the over use of antibiotics leading to a loss of effectiveness. Before antibiotics existed homeopathy was very successful in a wide range of epidemics. It was especially effective in C19 cholera. (TL Bradford,The Logic of Figures or Comparative Results of Homœopathic and Other Treatments, 1900). In 1941 the standard Schick Test for the presence of diphtheria showed how well homeopathy worked. (Potency action, A preliminary study of the alteration of the Schick

70 years since liberation: a case

January 2015: I decided that I cannot let the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camps go without being mentioned. There have been some moving scenes on television and in our communities as the remembrance takes place. Twenty years ago I drew number 1 out of a hat for the first case presentation in 1995 at the weekly clinical meeting at the National Health Service general practice where I worked. I decided to present the case a Jewish

Independent quality mark for homeopaths

The Society of Homeopaths’ voluntary register has been accredited under a new scheme set up by the Department of Health and administered by an independent body, the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care, which is accountable to Parliament. Patients and the public can have confidence in the Society of Homeopaths’ voluntary register which has been vetted and approved by the Professional Standards Authority. Practitioners on the Society of Homeopaths’ register will be able to display the Accredited Voluntary Register


I am so proud to be the Honorary Secretary of the Society of Homeopaths having been on the Board from 1986-1996 and again 2000-2006 and 2009 until 20015. SOCIETY OF HOMEOPATHS REGISTER ACCREDITED BY PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS AUTHORITY Society of Homeopaths register accredited by Professional Standards Authority From today, patients will be able to choose a homeopath belonging to a register vetted and approved by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA) The Society of Homeopaths’ voluntary register has been accredited under

Homœopathy in The Penny Magazine, 1834

If you click on the second page below it loads slowly and then if you click on it , it becomes large enough to read easily. Please be patient. Here is one of the oldest publications on homeopathy in English, published by The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge in the The Penny Magazine in 1834. About its ending: the last paragraph where it is said that the police seized the medicines: it happened very often in that time against the homeopaths and ever since;