More than a third of American adults use some form of complementary or alternative medicine, according to a recent government report. Natural remedies have an obvious appeal, but how do you know which ones to choose and whether the claims are backed by science?
Today, New York Times “Really?” columnist Anahad O’Connor begins a weekly series exploring the claims and the science behind alternative remedies that you may want to consider for your family medicine cabinet. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for category Homeopathic Remedies
Silica is made from pure flint. This mineral is found widely in nature, in animals, in vegetation. This is a very deep, long acting and slow acting remedy representing the tubercular miasm. It does not warrant frequent repetition and is reputed to produce mineral deficiency if used to excess. Read the rest of this entry »
Calc carb is made from oyster shell, fixed, immobile, innactive. It is the major psoric remedy and it is a major polycrest. This is a very slow acting and a very deep remedy. Calcium is essential for brain development. The traditional homeopathic sequence of sulphur, calc carb, lycopodium follows the sequence or re-enactment of evolution. Read the rest of this entry »
Phosphorus was ‘discovered’ in the modern sense in 1669 AD by Hennig Brand, an alchemist. He named it for Lucifer, the light bearer. This element burns in contact with the air, so it is kept in cold water for safety. It is an essential element necessary for the brain and nervous system. Read the rest of this entry »
A very deep remedy. Sulphur is a natural mineral, a yellow rock which will burn with a blue flame. Sulphur has been used as a medicine for a very long time. In homeopathy it has a cetrifugal action and stirs up the vital force. This remedy is often over prescribed because it is the most commonly indicated remedy being the largest polycrest remedy and the leading psoric remedy in the materia medica. Read the rest of this entry »