1.Homeopathy is everything natural: Though we use Homeopathic medicines derived from all the kingdoms of nature to treat people suffering natural diseases, we also use unnatural substances to treat people suffering unnatural diseases. Natural diseases are the pathology and symptoms arising from a mistunement of the vital life force. These are the types of diseases dating back to antiquity such as syphilis, gonorrhea, tuberculosis, leprosy, chronic and acute inflammatory conditions, epidemics, and chronic degenerative diseases. Un-natural diseases are those created by allopathic drugging interference to suppress natural diseases as well as poisonings. For example, a person receiving chemotherapy gets a radiation sickness and we might use a potentized Homeopathic remedy derived from radiation to stimulate the life force to throw off those side effects. Homeopathy is not vitamins, diet, herbalism, massage or any method which views either cause of cure of natural disease to be material in nature. It is specifically the use of diluted potentized and succussed substances which produce similar mental, emotional and physical symptoms the patient has.
2. Homeopathy treats disease: We have been trained by marketing people to conceptualized X treatment for Y disease name. Unfortunately this effect has infected those who want to sell Homeopathic remedies because they just don't want to fight the tide so you will see those little bottles in the Whole Foods labeled this way. The fact is, Homeopathy does not treat any disease or condition. From it's beginning 240 years ago, Homeopathy has always been about treating the person, treating the individual mistuned life force to which the symptoms and disease are as expression of. This is done by matching the totality of characteristic symptoms of the person to the characteristic symptoms of that remedy. The name of the disease has little bearing on selection of the proper Homeopathic medicine.
3. There is no proof that Homeopathy works: This is a misconception mostly promoted by the pharmaceutical industry and materialistic atomic headed fundamentalists. They claim that anecdotal evidence is not proof though millions have been successfully treated of the most serious problems for over 200 years. Homeopathy's cure rate in pandemics of the past such as the 1918 Spanish flu are well documented. The problem for them is that because Homeopathy works on the plane of life force, beyond sensory perception, it can't really be shown how it works. Imagine if people said there was a spring pool where everyone who soaks in it has all joint pains disappear for many years. Suppose these atom heads were to go there and see person after person get in the pool and have their joint pain gone, these atom heads would claim it didn't work because the evidence is antidotal and that until it can be shown exactly how the pool could cure on the atomic level, use of the pool should be banned. It is like the story of the man who was hot with a poison arrow and refused the well known curative treatment until he is told, where the arrow was made, how it was made, who shot the arrow, and what was the draw weight of the bow. By the time the information was gathered, he was dead.
4. Homeopathy is only for mild ailments: Homeopathy is used all over the world to successfully treat peoples suffering the most serious diseases like cancer, arthritis, asthma, AIDS, MS, diabetes, chronic pain, and the list could go on and on. The law that similar cures similar does not abate because of the seriousness of the disease. This does not mean everyone will be cured as many factors come to play to determine cure. Some will be cured, some will be made better, some are beyond physical cure but can be healed mentally and emotionally to face the end of life with peace. No matter where one is, Homeopathy can help.
5. Homeopathy is an easy cheap way to self treat: This is one of the worse misconceptions promoted unfortunately by a few manufacturers of Homeopathic medicines. Proper Homeopathic prescribing is far more difficult that traditional allopathic prescribing. It takes tremendous training and practice in materia medica, symptoms investigation, case analysis and case management to successfully apply Homeopathic medicine. Beyond a few simple first aid application like arnica for bruises, you need to seek consultation with a qualified Classical Homeopath who is either licensed or certified in the standards of Classical Homeopathic Practice.
It is my desire that upon reading his information you now have a better understanding of the misuse and misapplication of the term "Homeopathy". Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or need any more clarification of Homeopathic treatment.