discovered over 200 years ago by the German physician, Dr. Samuel
Hahnemann (1755-1843). By the early 1840s, homeopathy was growing
in popularity. It had established itself in many countries. At the
turn of the 20th Century, homeopathy was being practiced in over 60
countries worldwide, including France, Germany, Great Britain, the
United States, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Norway, Holland, South
Africa, Argentina, Mexico, India, Sri Lanka, Russia, and many other
countries. It is estimated that over 400 million people were receiving
homeopathic treatment at that time. Homeopathic hospitals and medical
schools were being established all over the world.
The first homeopathic
medical school in the United States was established in 1835 by Dr.
Constantine Hering, a student of Hahnemann's. By 1900, there were
over 100 homeopathic hospitals and 22 medical schools in the United
time, the practitioners of allopathic medicine (conventional medicine)
were vehemently opposed to homeopathic medicine. The American Medical
Association was formed to break the virtual monopoly of homeopathy.
drug" revolution began in 1909 with the discovery of the first
anti-bacterial drug called "Salvarsan". By 1936, a whole
range of sulphonamide drugs were discovered. Soon amphetamines,
barbiturates, antibiotics, and penicillin were introduced. These
"wonder" drugs put the safe, gentle, and less spectacular
homeopathic remedies in their shadows. The decline of homeopathy
began. The multinational pharmaceutical companies were pouring millions
of dollars into research and development of new and spectacular
in homeopathy began in the 1970s and over the past 20 to 30 years,
homeopathy has regained its rightful place as a very effective,
holistic, non-addictive, side-effect free, inexpensive, and safe
healing system, which does not require testing on animals.
There are many
reasons for the renewed interest in homeopathy: concern over the
devastating, sometimes permanent side-effects of conventional drugs;
the addictive nature of conventional drugs; certain diseases are
impervious to conventional drugs; rejection of research on animals;
high cost of conventional drugs; and the desire for people to be
treated in a humane and holistic manner.
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FUTURE OF HOMEOPATHY
is the fastest growing health care system in the world. According
to the American Homeopathic Pharmaceutical Association, homeopathic
remedy sales exceed $166 million per year in the United States.
The World Health Organization has determined that homeopathy is
the #2 form of medicine used for primary care in the world.
is widely used in Europe, India, and Israel. The remedies are
used by millions of people in over 65 countries and recommended
by more than 400,000 health care providers worldwide. In Great
Britain, homeopathic hospitals are a part of the national health
care system and homeopathy is recognized as a postgraduate specialty
by an Act of Parliament.
remedies have successfully been used throughout the world for
various acute and chronic health conditions. The effectiveness
of these remedies has been demonstrated by over 200 years of successful
treatment. There is clinical evidence of this success, as well
as prominent research published in various medical journals. All
homeopathic research is carried out on healthy humans and never
is a compassionate, safe, gentle, effective, and holistic approach
to health care, which has withstood the test of 200 years of practice.
Homeopathy is the energy medicine of the 21st Century!