I Learnt homoeopathy full time at Homeopathic Medical College, Chandigarh. I was trained by most eminent homoeopath of North India Dr Castro. I practice strictly on the principles & philosophy that was discovered by a German doctor who himself was an Allopath & later happened to be the founder of Homeopathy, S. Hahnemann.
The Rationale of Homeopathy
Homoeopathy is an effective and scientific system of healing which assists the natural tendency of the body to heal itself. It recognises that all symptoms of ill health are expressions of disharmony within the whole person and that it is the patient who needs treatment not the disease.
The rationale of homoeopathy believes in Individualization, i.e., each human is blessed with a body which includes eyes, nose, hands, arms, legs etc. yet each individual looks different. Why?
Because of Individualization!!!
In Allopathic system of medicine, the same medicine is prescribed to all the patients suffering from the same disease but in homoeopathy, each patient is treated differently and given different medicine because of individualization. That is the reason homoeopathic physicians go into detailing of each person.
Homoeopathic Remedies do not Treat The Diseases but a Man.
It believes unless the immunity of body is not altered, a man cannot get sick. Homoeopathy corrects the immunity. We all notice why few get sensitive to pollens or suffer from cough, cold after taking cold drinks or cold weather, it’s only when immunity is low. In a fast-moving & superficial world, we all want quick relief irrespective of whether we are healthy internally or not. The root (immunity) gets weak and we all keep healing the branches (body parts). But the philosophy of homoeopathy is to strengthen the roots & the branches shall be healthy automatically.
Homoeopathic Remedies Work by Stimulating the Body’s Own Healing Power.
How Disease Process Begins: - What we generally consider to be a disease is only a symptom indicating that something is wrong. In other words, the symptom is a warning light which indicates that something is wrong within the body. Removing the symptom is like cutting the branch but not treating the root. Therefore, it is like suppressing the disease, not resolving the actual disturbance instead causing greater damage.
If one person is suffering from different diseases cough, cold, constipation, skin problems etc., he consults respective doctors for treatment. It is actually the immunity which is lowered and has caused problems,. e.g., some grief strikes and a person suffers from sleeplessness, loss of appetite etc . The patient takes medicine for sleep, appetite etc. and is better as long as takes medicine, but starts getting symptoms(In similar form or changed form) when stops medicine. In such a case what is required is not medicine for sleep or appetite but medicine to deal with shock or grief.
As we throw the garbage out of our houses, same way body throws the garbage in the form of diseases but when we keep dumping it back, it leads to further damages at deeper level.
Treatments: Homeopathy can Successfully Treat:
» First aid and common ailments such as colds, flu, headaches, injuries, burns, bruises, etc.
» Chronic and auto-immune diseases, such as Psoriasis, Asthma, Eczema, Digestive and Circulatory complaints, Recurrent infections, Menstrual and Menopausal complaints, Arthritis, Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, etc.
» Emotional trauma, grief, fears, anxieties, etc.
» Children disorders, hyperactivity, delayed milestones, dentition problems, etc.
» Genetic Susceptibility and thus Breaks a Disease Pattern that is being Passed Down the Generations and is otherwise Difficult or Impossible to Escape.
What will your Homeopath Need To Know?
In order to find the right remedy for you as an individual, your homoeopath will need to know all about you. A detailed understanding of who you are, along with any complaints and details of how you experience them, is needed to assess your case correctly. Homoeopathy treats the person, not the disease. It is important to give the details of your general energy level, your past medical history, family history, and the way you live are also important. It has the potential to help any type of disease one may be suffering from. In homoeopathy, the intelligence of the patient (remembering the detail, the origin of diseases etc.) is equally important as that of a physician treating the patient. It’s the mirror image; more effectively the patient can give details equally effectively can the physician treat/heal.
Anything you say will be treated in the Strictest Confidence.
You are given a homoeopathic remedy usually in the form of tablet or tablets which should be allowed to dissolve in your mouth. Nothing else should be put in mouth for 10 minutes before or after taking the tablets. In Homeopathy, it is usually advised not to take coffee, onions, peppermint, and preparations containing menthol, eucalyptus, and camphor as these can interfere with the action of a homeopathic remedy. It is because a homeopathic remedy is antidoted by strong-smelling odour; therefore, it is advised to keep the taste of mouth bland 10 minutes before and after taking the medicine.
If you are given homoeopathic remedies to take at a later date, be sure to store them in a cool dark place, away from anything with a strong smell. If you travel, do not let the remedies go through the X-ray directly.
What happens Once Treatment Starts?
After taking your remedy, you may notice some changes. Some patients experience a period of exceptional well being and optimism. Sometimes your symptoms can appear to get worse for a short time. This is a good sign that the remedy is taking effect. Sometimes a cold, rash or some form of discharge may appear as a ‘spring cleaning’ effect which means your system is going through a cleaning stage. Similarly, old symptoms can reappear usually for a short period. These symptoms will pass. If any response to your treatment concerns you, do contact your homoeopath as soon as you can, as it important to know what happens as treatment progresses. You might also want to make notes of any changes & take them with you to discuss at your next appointment.
How Long Does Treatment Take?
This depends very much on what sort of illness you have as well as the other individual characteristics of your case. To every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction, so when a medicine is given, it acts and gives reaction opposite of dis-ease, i.e., ease. So it is not realistic for your homoeopath to assess this until it can be seen how you respond to the remedies prescribed over some time. It is possible to say that a slowly developing complaint or one that has been experienced for some years, will not disappear immediately; although, and there may be a response and some improvement quite soon. Be patient !!! Solace Follow Saburi (patience)!!! In the long term, it is much better for you to be cured of both the cause of your illness and its symptoms rather than merely relieving or suppressing the symptoms. Remember that every case is different and no two patients are alike.
When Health has been Restored (when the person is in good health) Prescribing a constitutional Remedy helps Prevent future Acute or Chronic illness
Acute complaints get better more Quickly