Natural Therapies: Understanding Homeopathic Medicine & Homeopathy Remedies
Posted Sep 13 2008 11:47pm
Homeopathy and homeopathic medicine can often be a new and intriguing way to prevent and treat various diseases and illnesses. Essentially, homeopathy is medicine derived from nature. Homeopathic remedies are based on a natural medical science that works with your body to stimulate your own defenses. Conventional drugs often cause side effects because they work by suppressing symptoms. Homeopathic Medicine relieves symptoms by helping to put your body's systems into proper balance. Because Homeopathic medicine support the body's own defenses, they do not cause side effects. A system for treating disease based on the administration of minute doses of a drug that in massive amounts produces symptoms in healthy individuals similar to those of the disease itself.
Common ailments and illnesses treated by homepathy include ear aches, hot flashes, insect bites, colds, flu, motion sickness, anxiety, warts and even hangovers.
Homeopathic medicine is easily and readily available in most natural and organic stores, online venues and even at your local naturopath's office. The major brands include are: Boiron, Dolisos, Hyland's, Nelsons, Bach Flower Remedies and Standard Homeopathic. Homeopathic medicines are available anywhere including Unit-Dose and Multi-Dose pellets in various sizes, Tablets, Liquid Dilutions and Tinctures, as well as Ointments, Creams, Gels, lotions, Syrups, Pastes and more.
A few common homepathic medicines include: Allium Cepa (Colds, allergy) Argentum Nitricum (Anxiety) Belladonna (fever & colds) Cocculus Indicus (motion sickness) Coffea Cruda (Insomnia & stress) Euphrasia (Allergy, hay fever) Nux Vomica (Hang over) Pulsatilla (nasal congestion) Sabina (heavy menstruation) Thuja Occidentalis (Warts)
The next time you get sick or feel a little off-- it might be a good time to try this more natural and non-side effect causing medicine.
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