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Myth 1: Homeopathy gives the same white pills for all diseases

Myth 1: Homeopathy gives the same white pills for all diseases

Fact: The white sugar pills, are only the carrier of the Homeopathy medicine. It is true that sugar pills do not have any medicinal value, so they can be used as carrier very well. Homoeopathic medicines have been scientifically studied the world over and found to be effective in a wide range of diseases. There are about 3000 medicines and 10 variable potencies (powers of medicines) of each medicine so a minimum of 30,000 various permutation and combinations can be utilized.

Myth 2: Homeopathic medicines contain steroids

Myth 2: Homeopathic medicines contain steroids

Fact: It is absurd to even think that homeopathy contain steroid. When people see excellent and quick results in all cases, they feel that homeopathic medicines contain steroids. Homeopathic medicines are prepared from natural substances and are sweet to taste however steroids are bitter to taste, hence there are no steroids in homeopathy medicines.

Myth 3: Homeopathy is a placebo

Myth 3: Homeopathy is a placebo

There are several test trials conducted wherever the affectivity of homeopathic medicines are proved. Studies have shown the power of homeopathic medicines to induce physiological changes within the body temperature. Homeopathy even works on animals in diseases like distemper and half of veterinary doctors in United Kingdom use homeopathy. It shows effective results in infants even in acute diseases like abdominal intestinal colic. This won’t be potential if homeopathic remedies were placebos.

Myth 4: Investigations such as USG, x-ray, blood test, are not required for homeopathic treatment.

Myth 4: Investigations such as USG, x-ray, blood test, are not required for homeopathic treatment.

Fact: All type of investigations are required and useful for better and effective homeopathic treatment. Diagnosis also helps to make better prescription of homeopathic medicines.

Myth 5: A Homeopath is a quack with no medical background.

Myth 5: A Homeopath is a quack with no medical background.

Fact: Homeopathy is a full-fledged medical course which requires rigorous study. In India, homeopathy is a five-and-a-half-year course inclusive of a year-long internship. The course covers the same subjects as an allopathic course, in addition to homeopathic science and philosophy. A Master’s degree is awarded after a three-year course.

Myth 6: Homeopathy medicines acts very slowly

Myth 6: Homeopathy medicines acts very slowly

Homeopathy acts rapidly and effectively in all cases, and result is permanent because disease totally eradicated from roots. Time taken for relief depend upon the how chronic disease is and the pathology of disease.

Myth 7: Homeopathy medicine is made from herbs.

Myth 7: Homeopathy medicine is made from herbs.

Fact: Homeopathy is much more than herbal medicine. It has medicines sourced from herbs, minerals, chemicals, animal products, organisms, etc. So homeopathy is not only an herbal medicine .

Myth 8: Homeopathic ‘sugar pills’ should not give to diabetic patient.

Myth 8: Homeopathic ‘sugar pills’ should not give to diabetic patient.

Fact: These sweet, white pills are made of lactose not glucose. Also, the quantity is too small to affect blood sugar levels. Homeopathy provides excellent remedies for diabetes as well.

Myth9: Excessive food restrictions during homeopathic treatment.

Myth9: Excessive food restrictions during homeopathic treatment.

Fact: Homeopathic medicines are absorbed from the tongue and the inner lining of the mouth hence patients are asked not to eat or drink anything 15 minutes before and 15 minutes after taking the medicine. In cases of coffee, raw onion raw garlic and mint the gap of minimum 1-2 hour is necessary.

Myth10: Antibiotics are effective than homeopathy.

Myth10: Antibiotics are effective than homeopathy.

Fact: Over the years, it’s been seen that infections can be wonderfully controlled with simply homeopathic medicines, while not the help of antibiotics. However there is no drug resistance in homeopathy in contrast to antibiotics.

Myth 11 Excessive food restrictions during homeopathic treatment.

Myth 11 Excessive food restrictions during homeopathic treatment.

Fact: Homeopathic medicines are absorbed from the tongue and the inner lining of the mouth hence patients are asked not to eat or drink anything 15 minutes before and 15 minutes after taking the medicine. In cases of coffee, raw onion raw garlic and mint the gap of minimum 1-2 hour is necessary.

Myth12: Homeopathy can't be taken together with alternative medications

Myth12: Homeopathy can't be taken together with alternative medications

Fact: homeopathic medicines can be taken along with different medications without worry of side effects and complications. In fact homeopathy medicine help to reduce side effects of other medicine.