Homeopathy is usually practised privately and homeopathic remedies are available from pharmacies. Some people who use homeopathy may see an improvement in their health condition as the result of a phenomenon known as the placebo effect. Nor is there any evidence behind the idea that diluting and shaking substances in water can turn those substances into medicines.
Similar to traditional Chinese medicine, homeopathy is a holistic method of treatment. Remedies are often diluted to the point where there may be no molecules of active ingredient left. Homeopathy is used for an extremely wide range of health conditions. Many practitioners believe that homeopathy can help with any condition. A central principle of the “treatment” is that “like cures like” – that a substance that causes certain symptoms can also help to remove those symptoms. A second central principle is based around a process of dilution and shaking, called succussion.
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