David Shapley CCH
Homeopathic Practitioner in Dallas, Texas
Because Homeopathy isn't a regulated word in the U.S. like "Doctor, Dentist, Chiropractor, Osteopath", anyone may use the term "Homeopathy" any way they want. The word has come to be associated with something natural, holistic and alternative. Unscrupulous alternative health practitioners use this term "Homeopathy" as a marketing buzz word to lure in patients.
Homeopathy is not any form of treatment which involves the chemical molecular manipulation of body. This includes traditional medicine, herbal medicine and supplements..
Homeopathy isn't any form of treatment which involves mechanical manipulation of the body such as Chiropractic, Osteopathy,, Massage Rolfing, Acupuncture/Pressure, Tapping, Yoga or detox.
Homeopathy isn't any form of treatment which involves controlling or manipulating the environment such as Environmental Medicine, Naturopathy or diet.
Homeopathy isn't anything woo woo like psychic readings, horoscopes, hypnosis, meditation, biofeedback or past life regression.
Homeopathy is a system of healing and medicine formulated by Samuel Hahnemann which postulated that the roots of disease are a disturbance in the vital force, which is beyond material investigation, which manifests as susceptibility, symptoms and pathological changes in the function of the body.
Homeopathy is a system of medicine which cures by giving a medicine which produces similar symptoms which the patient is suffering from.
Homeopathy is a system of medicine which has dynamic effect on the vital force only and no material chemical effect. This is achieved by Homeopathy's method of preparation called "Diluting and Succussing". This make is possible to give Homeopathic remedies without fear of side effects or addiction.
Homeopathy is a system of medicine which investigates the totality of physical, mental and emotional characteristic of the disease in order to find the right Homeopathy remedy.
Homeopathy is a system of medicine which seeks the complete removal of the underlying vital disturbance causing the disease resulting in permanent cure.
Now armed with this knowledge, It might be good to ask ourselves, what kind of people would take this word and misrepresent it in order to make money? Are these the kind of people we would want go to when we are suffering from disease and limitation? The choice is yours.