Professional Homeopathic Medicine in South Africa

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Homeopathic Medicine

About Homeopathy

What is homeopathy?

Homeopathy (British spelling ~ homoeopathy) is a system of medicine based on the principle of ‘like cures like’. Minute doses of natural and synthetic substances are attenuated to act as a stimulating factor for healing. Simply, homeopathy encourages the body’s own natural healing ability through the use of homeopathic preparations (medicines / remedies). These medicines are prescribed on the basis that it will treat the disease that is similar to the clinical presentation when the remedy or raw material that it is made of is administered to a healthy person.

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Did you know …
Over 400 million people around the world choose to use homeopathy as their primary system of health care.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), homeopathy is the second most widely used system of medicine globally.
Most South African medical aids pay for homeopathic consultations and medicines.
Homeopathy is a recognised health care discipline by the South African Department of Health.
Homeopathy is the #1 alternative system of medicine in Europe.
Over 90% of French pharmacists advise pregnant women on the use of homeopathic remedies during pregnancy.
In 2012 the Swiss government released a report confirming that homeopathic treatment is effective.