Therapies - Homoeopathy
Homoeopathy is a holistic system of alternative medicine that traces its roots back to the late 18th century. Founded by Dr Samuel Hahnemann, this therapeutic approach is based on the principle of “like cures like,” meaning that a substance that causes symptoms in a healthy person can be used in highly diluted form to treat similar symptoms in someone who is unwell.
What can Homoeopathy do for you?
Homoeopathy can increase your vitality and raise your immunity and is effective in all kinds of chronic and acute conditions. It can benefit both children and adults.
How does homoeopathy work?
Homoeopaths believe that symptoms are signs that we are ‘out of tune’ and so the chosen remedy is designed to re-tune. The remedy is chosen on the basis of similarity. This is what homoeopathic means, similarity. Whatever symptoms signal a discomfort are matched with a remedy that includes this discomfort in its symptom picture.
The preparation of homoeopathic remedies involves potentization, a process that includes dilution and vigorous shaking called succussion. This method enhances the healing properties of the substance while minimising potential toxicity.
What can you expect to happen?
Your Homoeopath will want to know all about you as well as your symptoms, medical history , diet, stress related factors etc in order to work out which homoeopathic remedy would benefit you most. Once the remedy is decided upon you will be asked to take it according to a set prescription and to report on any changes noticed at your follow up consultation.
Homoeopathy acknowledges the interconnectedness of physical, mental, and emotional well-being, emphasising treatment for the whole person rather than isolated symptoms.