Homeopathy is one of the most
respected and widely used complementary therapies available. It is safe and
effective system of natural medicine that has been practiced successfully for
over 200 years. It can help with most physical and emotional health
complaints, holistically and naturally!
It was recognised by an Act of
Parliament in 1948 as a safe form of medical treatment and is currently
available on the NHS. Unlike some conventional drugs, homeopathic medicines are
non-addictive, have no dangerous side effects (as the active ingredients are
present in extremely low concentrations) and can be safely given to pregnant
women, babies and children. Homeopathy works by stimulating and supporting the
immune system to begin the process of cure. Rather than suppress symptoms from
taking conventional medicine, this stimulus will assist your own system to
clear itself of any symptoms of imbalances and to fight illness, helping to
return to good health. It
can be used alongside conventional medicine and works on both acute and chronic
Millions of people use homeopathic
medicine to help treat common ailments and conditions. Some of these people
include the Queen, Prince Charles, the Beckhams, Catherine Zeta Jones, Jennifer
Aniston, and Sir Paul McCartney. With a 200-year history, homeopathy
successfully addresses chronic and acute ailments and manages pain.
Homeopathy works on the principles
Like cures like: A homeopath uses remedies that treat a condition
with medicine made from a substance that would produce similar symptoms in a
healthy person. For example, coffee, in large doses causes sleeplessness in a
healthy person but in small homeopathic dose it can help the patient to sleep
Dilutions: Only a very minute amount of the active ingredient
is used in a specially prepared form.
Holistic approach: The whole person, encompassing physical, emotional
and mental aspects must be taken into consideration when choosing a
The first consultation usually takes about 60-75 minutes (less for
children). During this session I will ask about your symptoms as well as
your current emotional state, your fears, personal and family medical
history, your lifestyle, personality and eating habits.
After assessing your condition and
based on the findings a prescription of homeopathic remedies will be provided
together with advice on nutrition and lifestyle. Sometimes I may
recommend nutritional supplements as well as herbal medicines and flower
The follow up consultations usually takes about 45 minutes (less for children).
During this time I will interpret your response to the remedy and decide on how
to continue treatment.
Homeopathy can have an immediate
effect, however, it could also take time to unravel deeper health issues and
allow time for your body to heal itself. Normally it is recommended that you
have two to three follow up appointments to gain relief of any long standing
ailments, although the length of treatment depends on the duration of the
problem and the individual circumstances. Follow-up appointments should intially be
every three-six weeks in order to assess your health and ensure that well-being
Homeopathy can help alleviate
many conditions suffered by children and adults. Please contact Marika
to discuss your symtoms and find out how homeopathy can help you!
"Homoeopathy cures a larger
percentage of cases than any other method of treatment and is beyond doubt
safer and more economical and most complete medical science." Mahatma Gandhi
Homeopathy appointments in Croydon, South Norwood and Crystal Palace!