What is Homeopathy?
Homeopathy is a system of medicine that is over 200 years old! Nature offers almost everything we need to heal, and people have known this for thousands of years.
Homeopathic medicines, or “remedies”, are FDA-regulated, and made from highly diluted substances found in nature. They are given in minute doses and work as a catalyst to create a healing response in the body. They have no drug interactions or side effects and have the ability to restore health in the most gentle and subtle, yet profound way.
For more information about Homeopathy, check out The National Center for Homeopathy.
Is Homeopathy the same as using essential oils or taking supplements?
“Homeopathy” is not a general term that describes a variety of different natural therapies. Although homeopathic remedies are derived from natural substances and is considered a “holistic” approach, homeopathy should not be confused with herbal medicine, essential oils, acupuncture, supplements or other natural approaches. While these modalities have a lot to offer, they differ significantly from the practice of homeopathy.
What kinds of issues does Homeopathy address?
Homeopathy can be used to support the body through acute illnesses (such as viruses and infections) as well as injuries. It can also be used to help the body heal from chronic conditions such as anxiety, depression, migraines, menstrual and fertility issues, asthma, and recurring infections such as UTI’s and strep.
How do you take it?
Homeopathic remedies can be taken in liquid or pellet form. They are available at homeopathic pharmacies in the US and abroad. Some remedies in lower potency can be found at Whole Foods or health food stores.
What if I am already taking medication?
One of the most beautiful things about homeopathy is that it can safely be used alongside any medication you are taking and there are no interactions or side effects to worry about.
Can Homeopathy be used for pets?
Yes! When used correctly, Homeopathy is safe and effective for everyone, including babies, animals and the elderly.
How does the process work?
Contact me to schedule an initial consultation via Zoom, which typically takes about 2 hours. I will then work on your case and provide a remedy recommendation within a week, along with instructions on how to order and take the remedy. We will then schedule a follow up appointment approximately 3-4 weeks later (typically 30-45 minutes) to see how you responded to the remedy and make any necessary adjustments. After that, we will continue to have follow-ups as needed. I will want to stay in close touch with you during the initial days and weeks until we feel that you are on a good healing path. I never charge for emails, texts and quick phone calls as necessary.
How long does it take to get better?
Homeopathy is highly individualized so there is no one-size-fits-all rule about timing. Those with high vitality might respond very quickly, while those with lower vitality and decades of chronic illness will be a slower process. Acute conditions usually respond much faster than long-term chronic illnesses. I always tell clients that true healing takes time and patience, but it’s well worth it.
How do I order remedies?
Some remedies can be obtained at your local Whole Foods, health food store or co-op. But for remedies or potencies that those stores don’t carry, I usually recommend ordering from Hahnemann Labs, a reputable and convenient source for a wide range of remedies and potencies.