- Q Is there a natural remedy for coughs?
Dr. Donnica Moore, Obstetrics & GynecologyA newly discovered remedy for coughs is also a favorite sweet treat, says women's health expert Dr. Donnica Moore. Find out what it is and why it works by watching this video. Full Answer
- Q What is homeopathy?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyThe basic concept of homeopathy is “like cures like.” Homeopathic practitioners use potentially toxic substances to provoke defense and self-regulatory responses. Hence, the idea is that something that causes an illness (like... Full Answer
- Q Is homeopathy regulated?
Homeopathic drugs must follow the guidelines of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, and regulations by The Food and Drug Administration (FDA). New drug approval is through the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia Convention of the United States (HPCUS). Full Answer
- Q Can homeopathy help heal common cuts and scrapes?
Yes, homeopathy can help heal common cuts (lacerations) and scrapes (abrasions). Calendula, or marigold, is often used to treat minor wounds as well as skin infections, sunburn, and bee stings. There are three primary variations of calendula homeopathic... Full Answer
- Q Does homeopathy work for allergies?
Homeopathy can successfully treat allergies. You may consider sabadilla for typical hay-fever symptoms of itchy, runny nose, sneezing red watery eyes. Try wyethia if symptoms include intense itching inside the mouth or behind the nose. The same... Full Answer
- Q What is a homeopathic doctor?
Dr. John Connolly, Healthcare Insurance & PolicyThat is a label applied to physicians, or sometimes non-physicians, who claim to practice Homeopathic Medicine. There is no license for Homeopathic Medicine in any state in the United States. Rather, the label implies a school of... Full Answer
- Q Why does homeopathy use small doses of diluted substances?
Homeopathy derives from the idea that the human body can heal itself if given the proper stimulus, or medication. This medication is in the form of natural substances that are found in plants, animals, or minerals. The curative substance is the very... Full Answer