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What is Homeopathy?

Homeopathy is a unique form of medicine which has been in use for over 200 years. In principle, given time, the human body is able to heal itself from physical or emotional complaints. Sometimes the path to health becomes slow, faulty or blocked. Homeopathy is a medicine that can stimulate and accelerate the body and mind to heal itself on all levels and regain biological and psychological balance, thereby bringing about permanent cure. Unlike conventional medicine it does not suppress the symptoms, but enables the natural path to recovery to take place.

It is a complete system of medicine that is safe, simple and effective. It treats many conditions as it is geared towards healing the person, rather than the disease itself.

Homeopathy is ideal for the whole family including babies, children and women during pregnancy.

How does Homeopathy work?

A Homeopathic remedy works by stimulating the body’s own immune system. A Homeopathic remedy is chosen on the basis of its similarity to the symptoms being experienced by the patient. By giving a person a remedy that would produce similar symptoms if repeatedly given to someone in good health, the body’s capacity for self-healing is given a boost. The symptoms of illness are resolved by the body’s own efforts. Once this process is well under way additional treatment is unnecessary. This brings about lasting cure.

Occasionally after treatment, the symptoms can appear worse. This is known as a ‘healing crisis’ and is the body correcting itself. Symptoms are usually short lived and a state of well-being ensues.