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Homeopathy Explained – Gentle Healing or Reckless Fraud?

What are the principles behind Homeopathy and does it work?

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Main principles of homeopathy:

Information Network Homeopathy Germany:

Homeopedia – German Online Encyclopedia:

List of homeopathic remedies:

Information regarding different homeopathic potencies:

Physical examination of dilution

Hahnemanns explanation for the efficacy of homeopathy despite dilution:

§ 270 Sixth edition

18th century medicine

Hahnemanns rules for taking homeopathic remedies, Organon of medicine §260 Sixth edition:

Studies about the lacking efficacy of homeopathic products:

Statement of the European Academies Science Advisory Council September 2017:

Australian Study from the National and Medical Health Council, 2015:

Systematic reviews from Mathie et al, employees of the Homeopathy Research Institute

Statement from the FDA demanding homeopathic companies must prove efficacy of their products:

Statement from the FDA regarding their approach towards homeopathic remedies
Quote: There are no drug products labeled as homeopathic that are approved by FDA.


The Placebo and Nocebo Phenomena: Their Clinical Management and Impact on Treatment Outcomes

Placebo interventions for all clinical conditions

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Placeboeffect on children and animals

Caregiver placebo effect in analgesic clinical trials for cats with naturally occurring degenerative joint disease-associated pain.
Homeopathy is big pharma:

Homeopathic anamnesis/ initial interview:

Exemplary questionnaire for initial interview:

Marketshare and market development for homeopathy

Further reading:

Blog (German, some articles in English)

ORGANON OF MEDICINE by Hahnemann Samuel (Original text)

Free ebooks on „Materiae Medicae” (German and English)

Deutsches Informationsnetzwerk Homöopathie
(Short english version)

US Department of Health: Information overview about homeopathy

Homepathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States
(Official Compendium of Homeopathic ingredients)

List of over 5000 homeopathic ingredients A-Z

FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels


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