Book Suggestions

We no longer stock books, other than the small home prescriber book as they can often be purchased reasonably cheaply on Booktopia or Amazon and often are available for Kindle. Personally, my favourite author for home prescribers is Miranda Castro. You can see all her great books here. Her Homeopathy for Pregnancy, Birth, and Your…

Read more

Expiry Dates

How long do homeopathic remedies last? Our pilules are manufactured by the Pharmaceutical Plant Company (PPC). Under TGA regulations, products of this nature require an expiry date to be included on each vial and to be stated on the outer package. The expiry date relates to the pilule batch as manufactured by PPC, rather than…

Read more

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…

Read more

Travelling with Homeopathics

There are many myths about homeopathy and one is that they are affected by EMFs, such as airport x-rays and other scanners. I always point out that we live in a web of EMFs with wireless and bluetooth in our homes, workplaces and shopping centres and of course on our phones, which we carry with…

Read more

Alcohol in Remedies

Much like pharmacy medicines, a preservative is a necessary part of homeopathic remedies, particularly in warmer climates. Many products, including herbs and flower essences, have an alcohol base and these products are regulated by the TGA. This small amount of alcohol is also an integral part of the action of the remedy, ie how it…

Read more

About the sucrose (sugar) pilules

Sometimes people ask why the remedies are made from sugar or sucrose. Pure sucrose is the traditional carrier for the homeopathic remedies themselves and it is used globally by all homeopathic pharmacies. A pilule is a tiny dose and the positive action of the remedy on the immune system is stronger than any potential negative…

Read more

My child ate a bottle of pilules!

Homeopathy is about quality and not quantity; energy and not substance. Tiny doses to stimulate the body’s own healing ability. Nothing nasty in a remedy at the potencies we dispense through our store, hence TGA define homeopathics as low risk. This effectively means that one pilule or one bottle is going to be the same…

Read more

Can homeopathics be used with supplements, OTC medicines, etc?

Can homeopathics be taken with over-the-counter medicines, naturopathic products, supplements, herbs and other traditional treatments? Homeopathic medicines have not been known to interact with other products and can be taken in conjunction with other medications and products as they are not generally contraindicated. Traditional therapies and supplements may complement homeopathic treatment, however, do discuss with…

Read more

Do homeopathic remedies contain toxic substances?

I sometimes get emails about homeopathic remedies such as Belladonna or Aconite, which people may know are made from poisonous plants. We do seem to use a lot of seemingly toxic substances in our medicines, but the way we make our remedies is key in being able to use them without any concerns. You wouldn’t…

Read more

Are homeopathic remedies vegan?

As you may have heard on the grapevine, some single homeopathic remedies are made from animal material, but we do offer ways around this if you are vegan. You can read the blog about vegan remedies here if you are interested or concerned and it will give you a good understanding of how, for example, one…

Read more