D124-Lecture 5 Homeopathy

D124-Lecture 5 Homeopathy - dissolved in mouth...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Lecture 5 Homeopathy History Started by german physician Samuel Hahneman 1800s. Came up with the “laws of similar”. Fight poison with poison Advocated lifestyle improvements through exercise, diet, cleanliness Principles -Fight poison with poison ex. Bee venom (APIS) that causes itching, inflammation, stinging, used to treat similar symptoms of other disorders. GREATLY diluted Prescription Rules More dilution= more sensitive patient, more symptoms suggest a general reaction. Many believe that more dilution= more effective. Medicine can be taken often and usually
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: dissolved in mouth Occillococcinum and No Jet lag examples of homeopathic medicine Can be bad because it doesn’t work and can lead to more serious illness-More popular in Europe 25% than US 3% than world .3%. gained popularity because it had better outcomes than treatments (bloodletting) back then-Last US school of homeopathy closed in 1920 Regulation in the US-Must adhere to Homeopathic Pharmacopeia but recognized as drug do to homeopathic physician who was a senator at the time. Not held to same standards...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course BIO D124 taught by Professor Lin during the Summer '11 term at UC Irvine.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online