Saturday, 29 September 2012

Patient’s Right To Know The Name of The Medicine

Patient’s Right To Know The Name of The Medicine

It is generally thought that the patient has the right to know what remedy he is being given and by law doctor is bound to tell the name of the prescribed remedy, because ultimately patient is responsible for his own health. Is it true for homeopathic remedies? Practically it is never beneficial for the patient to know the name of the homeopathic remedy even if it was helpful. In this article we will discuss this issue in detail. All the situations described below are real situations faced during clinical practice.

Monday, 18 June 2012

Basics Of Homeo Psychiatry

Basics  of  Homeo  Psychiatry

Homeopathy is based on natural law. The basic principle of homeopathy is that any substance which is capable of producing disease like symptoms in a healthy person can cure the same symptoms when given in extremely minute doses. Unlike conventional medicine, homeopathic remedies cure the disease by symptom similarity. That means, symptoms of the remedy should match with the symptoms of the disease to be treated. This is known as “similia similibus curentur” or “let like be treated by like”.

Now let us see how homeopathic remedies are used to treat physical, mental, emotional and psycho-somatic disorders.