Homeopathic medicines are therapeutically active micro-doses of minerals, botanical and biological substances. Homeopathy has been used for more than 200 years and homeopathic medicines have been regulated as drugs by the FDA since 1938. They are manufactured in strict adherence with the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States and can be found in preparations of singular substances that are taken sublingually (under the tongue), ailment specific combinations, suppositories, and topical creams.
The term “homeopathy” comes from the Greek word homeo, meaning similar, and pathos, which means suffering or diseases. Homeopathic medicine can be likened to vaccine therapy.
A homeopathic dilution (a very small prepared dose) of something that causes symptoms similar to the presenting health concern would be given to the patient. The body builds its own immunity and corrects the problem.
For example: A preparation of Allium cepa (onion) would be used to help relieve the symptoms of a clear and burning nasal discharge and tearing.
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