How & where are remedies made?

All our single remedies are made by specialist homeopathic pharmacies. We generally buy from Australia (Martin & Pleasance) but may also purchase from New Zealand (Simillimum) or the UK (Helios), depending on what it is we need. Pharmacies may have different remedy lists because sometimes they have a special interest or work with a homeopathic…

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How much do I give and how often?

Minimum dose We try to give the least number of doses required to stimulate the body to bring about improvement in symptoms. This might be one dose only – which can often be enough for improvement to take place –  or 3 times a day for 3 days, or once a day for a week.…

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Drops or pilules

There really is no difference between giving drops or pilules in home use. It is a personal preference based on, often, the age of the child. Drops can be easier for a baby. If you want to give to a sleeping baby, a pet or an unconscious wild animal (ie one of those birds that…

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Single or Combination Remedies

I was trained in the UK where, at that time, using a combination remedy was considered a crime by homeopaths! When I set up in practice in 1998 I realised that it took a lot to explain homeopathy and some people just didn’t have the time or the desire to find out how to do…

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What is in the remedies?

Remedies can be made from almost anything on the planet and generally for home prescribing we use remedies made from animals (eg bees), plants (eg Belladonna, Aconite or Monkshead, Pulsatilla, Arnica) and minerals (eg Arsenicum, Mercurius, Silica). The actual remedy ends up in a liquid form a bit like a herbal medicine, but it’s gone…

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