Frequently asked question and links to more information
What is homeopathy?
Homoeopathy is a holistic system of healthcare which stimulates the natural healing ability of the body to fight infection and susceptibility to illness and utilises homoeopathic remedies to assist the body to return to a state of balance and well-being.
What are homoeopathic medicines made of?
Homoeopathic remedies can be made of plant, mineral and animal extracts which are then diluted in varying degrees to avoid side effects. This is called potentisation and they are given in pillule or liquid form.
How long would the treatment last?
The duration of treatment varies depending on each individual case.
Are Homoeopathic remedies safe for all age groups and pregnant/nursing women?
Yes. Homoeopathic remedies are made from natural substances and are given in minimal, high dilution doses which means they are low-risk and safe for children, pregnant and nursing women and the elderly.
Can I take my homoeopathic remedies alongside conventional medicine?
There are generally no contra-indications, but always check with your health care provider.
Is it true that the Royal British family use Homoeopathy?
Yes! The Royal family are avid users of homoeopathic remedies. The British Royal Family has been using homoeopathy since 1830 and the Queen has her own personal homoeopath.
Links for More Information on Homeopathy
- National Centre for Homeopathy:
- National Centre for Homeopathy
- Homeopathy Research Institute:
- Homeopathy Research Institute
- Australian Homoeopathic Association:
- Australian Homoeopathic Association
- Faculty of Homoeopathy – UK:
- Faculty of Homoeopathy – UK
- British Homeopathic Association:
- British Homeopathic Association