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What is Classical Homeopathy?

Homeopathy was developed over 20 years of research by Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843), a German physician, chemist, and scientific translator. 
Homeopathy is practiced by more than 400 000 medical doctors around the world, on top of the lay homeopaths.  

It is based on 4 basic principles that intricately guide both the formulation of remedies and the practice of care.

1. Causality Principle: The remedy selection varies based on the trigger of the initial symptoms, be it an emotional or physical shock or side effects from medication.


2. Similitude Principle: Homeopathy treats a pathology by using active principles that produce effects similar to the symptoms of the disease being treated.


3. Infinitesimality Principle: The active principle used is diluted and potentized to infinitesimal proportions, below Avogadro's number. It's the energy absorbed in the water, not the matter, that heals at this level.

Some of the scientific studies:


4. Holistic Terrain Principle and Individualization: The selection of the appropriate remedy takes into account the entirety of the individual—physical reality, mental state, health history, and even familial health backgrounds.


Homeopathy has a notable history in epidemics, gaining recognition for its role in treating infectious diseases. During the 19th century, Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathy, and later practitioners showcased the efficacy of homeopathic remedies in various epidemics, including cholera and influenza. Notable success stories, such as the use of Belladonna during scarlet fever outbreaks, contributed to the growing acceptance of homeopathy in public health. Homeopathy's individualized and symptom-based approach has been employed in addressing epidemics, emphasizing its potential as a complementary therapeutic option. More recently Leptospirosis in Cuba, Arsenic poisoning in India, Meningitis in Brazil.

Sources: Endler PC et al. (2015), « Replications of fundamental research models in ultra high dilutions 1994 and 2015 – update on a bibliometrics study », Homeopathy, 2015 Oct;104(4):234-45. 

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