The main principle of homeopathy is that like treats like. Any substance that can make you ill can also help you get better.
It is often questioned how homeopathy can work when its remedies are so dilute.
This question is only asked when people assume that homeopathic remedies work in the same manner as a drug.
No drug could work in the same dilution as a homeopathic remedy. Drugs need to be of a strong enough concentration to act on the body and force it to behave differently. If homeopathy worked in the same way as a drug, then it would indeed be true that it could not work in such dilution.
So the important thing to understand is that.
Homeopathic remedies are not drugs. Homeopathy works by triggering a healing response in the body
Only a very dilute amount of a homeopathic remedy is needed to trigger this healing response which makes homeopathy safe for all animals and free from side effects.
The other huge benefit of homeopathy is that when the healing response has been triggered and the animal’s health returns to its state prior to illness the remedy no longer needs to be taken, whereas traditional medicine often requires the medication to be taken indefinitely or the symptoms may return.
There are no known interactions between homeopathic remedies and other medicines, they can safely be taken alongside conventional veterinary treatments.
We cannot diagnose an illness or prescribe a remedy based on symptoms, however we do have a team of homeopaths and animal herbalists throughout the UK for anyone needing advice or a consultation.
The information provided on this site is not intended as a substitute for veterinary advice or medication. Your Vet should be consulted first and foremost in regard to anything concerning your animals heath, homeopathy is a complementary rather than an alternative treatment.