HOMEOPATHY INFORMATION & FAQS
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Homeopathy is a system of medicine developed by Dr Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843), a German physician and scholar.
Homeopathy is used widely around the world – Western and Eastern Europe have long traditions of homeopathy as well as India, South America and Africa. Homeopathy first came to New Zealand in 1849 and a Homeopathic Association was established in 1857 as well as a homeopathic hospital in 1858.
Homeopathy works on the principle of “like cures like” or the way of similar and the word Homeopathy means “similar suffering”. Two other key principles are looking at the totality of a person’s symptoms and seeing each person as a unique individual.
The homeopathic approach to health is a holistic one, meaning the whole person is taken into consideration in the consult – This includes a person’s physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health.
You can learn more about Homeopathy here.