Natural Action: Homeopathy works by stimulating the body’s own natural defense mechanism to promote health and to resist infection and susceptibility to disease. Although gentle, the results can be powerful and long-lasting.
Health & Well-being: Homeopathy improves health generally, rather than merely alleviating localized symptoms. It treats the whole individual, acting on the mental and emotional levels as well as the physical level, providing a balance in overall health and an increased sense of well-being and quality of life.
Effective medicine: When used correctly, homeopathy can be an extremely effective system of medicine, providing long-lasting relief from many acute and chronic conditions and illnesses.
No harmful side effects: Homeopathic treatment offers a gentle and non-invasive approach to health, producing no toxic side effects, no dependency or addiction, and no withdrawal.
Cost effective: Homeopathic medicines are surprisingly inexpensive to purchase, especially when compared to over-the-counter and prescription drugs.
Fast-acting first-aid relief: Homeopathy can be safely used at home or on the road to provide rapid relief for minor problems such as bruises, simple burns, sprains, insect bites, gastric upsets, etc. However more serious or long-lasting complaints should be treated by a qualified homeopath.
Not tested on animals: Homeopathic medicines are tested only on healthy humans in order to determine the range of action of each remedy.
Complementary medicine: Homeopathic medicines can be used independently or along with conventional drugs and other therapies (with the full knowledge of your other healthcare providers). It can often alleviate unpleasant side effects of conventional treatments (e.g., chemotherapy).
Environmentally-friendly: Homeopathy has no adverse impact on the environment. There is no waste of energy or natural resources in the manufacturing process and no pollution of the water supply, oceans, or dump sites when used. In fact, homeopathy is the ultimate Green Medicine!
Medicine of the future: Homeopathy is widely-used around the world. It is available in most countries and is gaining in popularity as an alternative to conventional medicine.
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