Is Homeopathy Safe?

Because the medically active substances in homeopathic medicines occur in minute amounts, homeopathic medicines are considered non-toxic with no known side-effects, making them extremely safe for adults and children. There are no known drug interaction risks between homeopathic medicines and conventional pharmaceutical drugs. Thus an individual, who is taking for example a conventional prescription blood pressure medication, could also take a homeopathic remedy for the common cold without fear of the two medications having a negative side effect.

What are homeopathic remedies?

Most homeopathic remedies are derived from natural substances that come from plants, minerals, or animals. A remedy is prepared by diluting the substance in a series of steps. Homeopathy asserts that this process can maintain a substance’s healing properties regardless of how many times it has been diluted. Many homeopathic remedies are so highly diluted that not one molecule of the original natural substance remains. Remedies are sold in liquid, pellet, and tablet forms.

Do homeopathic medicines have steroids?

No. It is a misconception that has been developing in the recent times due, in many cases after seeing the improvement in a very short
All homoeopathic medicines are prepared by using scientific predefined methods of extracting the medicinal properties from source substances. There is no scope or need to adulterate the derived medicines with any other substances, as this would completely obliterate the curative properties of the same. The prescription of homoeopathic medicines is based on the similarity of the symptoms of the patient with those produced by the drug (in its purest form) when proved (clinical trials) in healthy individuals. So any addition to the original medicine would completely alter its medicinal properties and hence alter it non-curative. Also if steroid is added the medicines will taste bitter.
If the patient has any doubts he should check the medicines from a standard laboratory before consuming any quantity.

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

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 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 the case, record can be provided to the patient but at the end of the treatment, when patient has completely recovered.

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

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.

Does Homeopathy believe in Surgery?

Yes, it does. Surgery is a separate branch of medicine. It has to be resorted to in conditions that are beyond the domain of medicine. But one can avoid surgery in certain cases, as homeopathy can effectively treat many so called surgical conditions like tonsillitis, piles, warts, kidney stones etc.