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Separating Fact from Fiction – CBC Marketplace Exposé on Homeopathic Medicine

Homeopathic Medicine

When Marketplace aired their first expose on homeopathy back in 2011, it galvanized me. I thought if a big media giant like the CBC is so confused about homeopathy, then I’m going to have to do my part to set the record straight - and with that, I started to blog. I started blogging about the benefits, the science, the research and using homeopathy at home so everyone could see it work f[...]

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Homeopathy, Epidemics and Viral Infections

As case numbers of viral infection rise again this winter, I am reminded that epidemics have come and gone throughout history and that homeopathic medicines can help. With over 200 years of use, homeopathy has seen its share of epidemics, including its use during the plague and cholera in the 1800s, the Spanish flu of 1918 and more recently a Leptospirosis outbreak in Cuba. Homeopathy has[...]

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The Benefits of Dry Brushing

Dry brushing is a simple habit that takes very little time and offers the benefits of smoother skin, better circulation and stimulates the lymphatic system, the body system which supports detoxification and immunity. You'll find that skin brushing leaves the skin feeling fresh and you feeling invigorated, so it's best to do it in the morning. Since it's exfoliating, it's great just before[...]

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Homeopathy’s Solution for Joint Pain

According to the Arthritis Society, joint pain is Canada's most prevalent chronic condition, one for which there is no cure, they say, and which has a devastating impact on health and wellbeing. Before giving up hope and relying solely on painkillers, homeopathy combined with an exercise program can reduce that reliance and in some cases, eliminate it altogether. The overall results of a s[...]

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Need a Home Remedy? Using the Schuessler Cell Salts Made Easy

The Schuessler cell salts are meant to rebalance and support our health at the most basic level: our cells and tissues. Suffering from soft nails, breaking hair? Silica 6x to the rescue. Or maybe you’re just recovering from an illness? Add Calc phos 6x to help you back on your feet. Nightly leg cramps, menstrual pains or back spasms getting your down? Mag phos 6x is sure to relieve. Mayb[...]

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Undergoing surgery? Homeopathy Speeds Recovery

Homeopathy is gaining acceptance in the medical profession among surgeons in North America and worldwide--even locally in Vancouver among plastic surgeons--as studies show homeopathic medicines like Arnica alleviate bruising, pain and speed recovery, while others, like Aconite, minimize pain and anxiety, with less complications. Homeopathy is an ideal complementary medicine because its med[...]

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Homeopathy at Home: Top Remedies for the Natural Medicine Cabinet

Homeopathy is an excellent choice for the home medicine cabinet as the remedies tend to work fast to trigger the body's natural ability to heal itself, quickly allaying pain and inflammation, and even allaying states of panic and anxiety. In this introductory webinar on using homeopathic remedies at home, I've chosen my top 12 remedies, with an honourable mention for Calendula, which I use[...]

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Homeopathy to the Rescue for Intestinal Gas

While some gas is a normal and natural part of the digestive process, unwanted intestinal gas may develop for a variety of reasons. Some of us are gifted with the ability to laugh it off; for others, the embarrassment causes anxiety. Then there’s painful gas when it becomes trapped on its way through the intestine. Everyone at one time or another has experienced periods of digestive gas[...]