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FAQs of Homoeopathy

Q 1. Does HOMEOPATHY act slowly?

Answer: The notion "Homoeopathy acts slowly?" or " HOMEOPATHY takes long time to show results." is baseless. In acute illnesses if remedy is selected accurately, its effect is almost magical. In chronic illnesses, it may require sometime to eradicate the disease completely from the body and make the body free from all the diseases. Although it is faster than allopathic medicines which gives instant relief but the medicine has to be taken life long.

Q 2. Why a detailed history is needed for homeopathic treatment?

Answer: Because a homoeopath needs to consider your case in detail including your immediate sufferings, your past illnesses, your hereditary tendencies and family history, your emotional status as a whole - during illness and otherwise, your liking and disliking in food, drink, temperature, weather etc and many more things to select an appropriate remedy to stimulate your immune system as a whole to make you disease- free totally.

Q 3. I am not having any specific disease. Can I take homeopathic treatment for increasing my immunity level?

Answer: First of all, if you are healthy why do you want medication. BUT, I understand the bottom line of your question and it is the human nature to improve upon the existing condition. If we can demarcate any such parameter by which it can be substantiated that your immunity level has increased, YES, homoeopathy has the potential to do so.

Q 4. I am scared to take homeopathic treatment as I have heard it aggravates the existing conditions initially. Is it really so ?

Answer: First of all it is not mandatory to have homeopathic aggravation in all the patients. It depends on the sensitivity of the patients. Even if it happens, it is generally of a very transitory nature and is a good omen to mark the beginning of the improvement.

Q 5. What do you mean by holistic medicine ? Is homeopathy a holistic system of medicine ?

Answer: The term 'Holistic' was coined by General Smuts, putting forward the theory of Holism - the fundamental principle of the universe is the creation of wholes i.e. complete and self contained systems from atom and the cell by evolution of the most complex forms of life and mind. The system of treatment that takes into consideration the mind-body entity as a whole, can be put under the Holistic Medicine.
As HOMEOPATHY goes into deep study of your case, by considering your immediate sufferings, your past illnesses, your hereditary tendencies and family history, your emotional status as a whole - during illness and otherwise, your liking and disliking in food, drink, temperature, weather etc. and many more things to select an appropriate remedy to stimulate your immune system as a whole to make you disease- free totally, in a HOLISTIC WAY.


Answer: Homeopathy treats " MAN IN DISEASE NOT DISEASES IN MAN".Constitutional treatment is when one homeopathic medicine is used to treat a constellation of symptoms in one person. constitutional treatment is used in treating chronic cases.

Q 7. When homeopathy is based on symptoms matching, then, what is the need of Lab-investigations ? (Like blood test, x-ray, ultrasound , CT scan, MRI etc )

Answer: Lab investigations are needed initially for disease diagnosis
to understand the gravity of the illness
to know prognosis of the illness
to know the course of the illness
to evaluate the correctness of the treatment by
retesting when clinical relief is already there.

Q 8. Do homeopathic medicines contain steroids ?

Answer: Genuine homoeopathic remedies never contain steroids. This question arises because of malpractice done by a few. If a patient doubts the presence of steroids in the medicine, they can get it lab tested.

Q.9. Why eliminations and discharges are given so much of importance?

Answer: As health is a state of natural balance, eliminations and discharges are the means by which this balance is maintained.

Q. 10. Are the homeopathic medicines really effective in acute conditions?

Answer: Homeopathy gained its popularity because of its ability to show better results in acute conditions and epidemics and history bears its testimony.

Q.11. Can such small doses be effective?

Answer:Homeopathic remedies are indeed very small doses. However, they are specially prepared doses which undergo a specific process — including dilution of ingredients (called potentization), as well as a vigorous shaking (succussion). Specially formulated homeopathic remedies are thought to resonate with the body, triggering a positive healing response. This response gently, and effectively, heals from the inside out.
The documented results from thousands of experienced homeopaths, and from millions of their patients, clearly show that these small, individualized doses produce profound health benefits.

Q. 12. Does the Homeopath give the same white pills for all illnesses/patients?

Answer:What seems so is not true. The white pills which are dispensed from a homeopath are only neutral vehicles or carriers of actual medicines that is sprinkled on them. When the actual drug is poured on these white pills they get coated with the curative power of the drug. Different drugs are usually poured in various differing potencies as to best suit different patients.
There are about 3000 medicines and 10 variable potencies (powers of medicines) of each medicine so minimum 30,000 various permutation and combinations are utilized.

Q.13. Why do homeopaths do not tell the name of the medicines that has been given?

Answer:The name of the medicine is not disclosed for the benefit of the patient. If the patient after knowing the name of the medicines starts taking it according to his or her whims and fancies; it will distort the disease picture and in the future treatment of the patient will be much more difficult. Also certain medicines have to be changed and given as per the state of the disease and recovery.
If the patient wants a copy of case record can be provided to the patient but at the end of the treatment, when patient has completely recovered.

Q.14. Can patients suffering from Diabetes take Homeopathic medicines?

Answer:Yes why not? As the daily dietary intake of sugar by a person would normally far exceed the minuscule quantity consumed in the form of homeopathic pills (Approximately the quantity of sugar consumed with 1 cup of tea is same as being consumed by entire week of Homeopathic medication). The patient also has an option of taking the medicines in liquid form, or by inhalation. Besides this, homeopathic pills are composed of lactose that is not harmful even for diabetes.

Q.15. Does one have to stop other medicines which the patient has been taking?

Answer:No. The patient should not stop the medicines which he has been taking. It should be tapered gradually once the patient is improving but this should be done in consultation with the treating physician. In some cases where the other medicine cannot be discontinued, both the medicines have to be continued for the benefit of the patient. The treatment should be planned and properly implemented.

Q.16. Is homeopathic treatment effective for children, adults, woman and elderly?

Answer:Homeopathy has no bar for age and sex; it is equally effective for every human being in every stage of their life from birth till death.