Homeopathy – Diluted Remedies

By Andre Picard – The Globe and Mail

“Homeopathy was conceived by Samuel Hahnemann in the late 18th century. It is based on the belief that “like cures like“ and that the dilution and shaking of a substance – a process called “potentiation” – renders it not weaker but stronger.

Homeopaths believe that the water molecules retain a “memory” of the original substance, allowing nano-doses to trigger a healing response in the body.

This was no doubt a compelling theory in the 18th century, a time when conventional medicine consisted largely of bloodletting, leeches and enemas.

Concepts like dilution and water memory have no basis in biology and physiology; they are not evidence-based.”… Read More HERE