Homeopathy has been around for many years and is a modality that has been growing significantly in popularity over recent years. Remedies made from plants, animal products, minerals and occasionally conventional drugs and even disease matter are diluted to such an extent that until recently science couldn't measure or understand how they might have an effect.

Homeopathic remedies work gently, but often powerfully, to restore health and assist the patient in regaining vitality. Rather than treating the disease, in most cases homeopathy is directed at treating the individual by stimulating the body's natural healing forces. Many remedies are invaluable in any healing process and are very handy to have as part of a first aid kit, for example; Arnica for bruising.

FUN FACT: Did you know that the British Royal Family have used and endorsed homeopathy for three generations? In fact, the Queen allows only the use of Homeopathy for her beloved Corgis and horses!

Other well known users of Homeopathy include American presidents (Garfield, Arthur, Harding, Hoover and Clinton), John D. Rockfeller (who lived to 99 years of age), Henry W. Longfellow, Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Mahatma Gandhi, Mark Twain, Samuel Morse, Henry David Thoreau, Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Mother Teresa, Charles Darwin, Sir William Osler (the "father of modern medicine") and August Bier, MD (the "father of spinal anesthesia"), just to name a few! A number of popes have also used the medicine successfully, including Pius X and John Paul II.