Veterinary Homeopathy

Veterinary Homeopathy

An increasing number of vets are studying and using homeopathy. Homeopathic treatment of disease is an essential element of organic farming and practitioners report good results. This has allowed farmers to incorporate a limited amount of homeopathic prescribing into their day-to-day health management strategies, particularly in organic farms where the use of antibiotics is limited.

Homeopathy, as practised by a genuine homeopathic vet, is a truly holistic therapy, working with mind and body in the context of the patient’s environment and lifestyle and has been used in animals for at about 200 years. All species and all types of animals respond, from cats and dogs to farm animals, from horses and ponies to wild animals, from buffalo to goats, from birds and reptiles to fish. Organic farmers rely upon it as an effective, safe medicine which does not give rise to drug residues in meat, milk or eggs. Conventional farmers also make use of its benefits. Among its other benefits, of especial importance in farmed animals (food animals), is the fact that it cannot provoke ‘antibiotic resistance’ in bacterial populations. Furthermore, competition horses and dogs can be given homeopathy without risk of falling foul of competition ‘doping’ rules. While the use of veterinary homeopathy can clearly optimise physical appearance and performance, by improving health, it cannot produce ‘supernormal’ performance, in the way that a drug can.

In individual animals, experience shows that many chronic and refractory diseases can respond, where conventional medication may have failed. Injuries and acute illnesses also respond. In groups, herds or flocks of animals, in-water medication can treat large numbers of animals safely, easily, cheaply and effectively.

Skin disease, arthritis, auto-immune disorders, bowel disease, epilepsy, heart problems and behavioural conditions are frequent callers but many other diseases respond. A selection of the type of conditions homeopathic veterinary treatment can be employed are:

Abdominal Pain (Colic), Abscesses And Boils, Acidity, Allergy, Amoebiasis, Anaemia, Anger, Appetite Loss, Arthritis, Ashthma, skin disorders, anal gland problems, behavioural problems, cancer, canine epilepsy, cardiac failure, cervical spondylopathy, chronic cough, chronic diarrhoea, colitis, corneal ulcer, cruciate ligament damage (anterior cruciate), dermatitis, disc disease, DJD, dry eye, eczema, elbow dysplasia, encephalitis, heart disease, hip dysplasia, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), interdigital cysts, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), itchy dog, joint ill, liver problems, meningitis, non-healing fractures (non-union fracture), non-healing wounds, otitis (ear problems), pain control, paralysis, poor condition, sinusitis, spondylitis – spondylosis, sprain, tendon and ligament injuries, vestibular syndrome (canine stroke), wobbler syndrome, wounds.

Species and types of animal treated: horses, ponies, goats, donkeys, mules, cats, dogs, cattle, pigs, sheep, rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, tortoises, poultry (domestic fowl), cage birds, budgies, canaries, budgerigars, parrots, parakeets, macaws, birds of prey (raptors).

Far from being a ‘folksy’ and weird system of esoteric medicine, veterinary homeopathy has gained its spurs and its use is increasing rapidly, as people realise what it has to offer, whether as a ‘first-aid’, ‘first-line’ or ‘last resort’ medicine.

Classical Homeopathy

Classical Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a form of holistic medicine used by over 200 million people worldwide to treat both acute illnesses like colds, ear infections, migraines, and sore throats, and chronic conditions like asthma, depression, autism, and arthritis. It is a safe, gentle, and natural system of healing that works with your body to relieve symptoms, restore itself, and improve your overall health. Homeopathic medicines are extremely safe to use under the supervision of a medically-qualified practitioner, even with very small children and pets, has none of the side effects of many traditional medications, is very affordable, is made from natural substances.

Homeopathic medicines – known as ‘remedies’ – are made from natural sources (e.g., plants, minerals), and are environmentally friendly and cruelty free. Homeopathic remedies are given in such small doses that they don’t cause side effects. Although homeopathic remedies are derived from natural substances, homeopathy should not be confused with herbal medicine, Chinese medicine, or other types of natural medicines. It is its own, unique therapeutic system.

What is Classical homeopathy?

Homeopathy is based on a rule of nature called the Law of Similars. This law states that “like cures like” or that a medicine can cure a sick person if it can cause a similar sickness in a healthy person. It’s definitions are the following key elements:

The Law of Similars: matching the symptoms of a medicine tested on healthy humans to the individual seeking treatment.
The Minimum Dose: determining the least amount of medicine needed to effect the needed change.
Totality of Symptoms: matching the complete symptom profile of the patient to the symptom profile of the remedy.
Single Remedy: administration of one remedy at a time.

What is homeopathy’s history?

The Law of Similars has been documented since at least the time of Hippocrates (ca. 400 B.C.), but it is Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843), a German doctor and chemist, who is credited with founding homeopathy. Hahnemann believed the underlying causes of disease were phenomena that he termed miasms, and that homeopathic remedies addressed these. The remedies are prepared using a process of homeopathic dilution, which involves repeatedly diluting a chosen substance in alcohol or distilled water, followed by forceful striking on an elastic body. Dilution usually continues well past the point where no molecules of the original substance remain. Homeopaths select remedies by consulting reference books known as repertories, and by considering the totality of the patient’s symptoms, personal traits, physical and psychological state, and life history.

There is wider acceptance of homeopathy in such countries as France, Germany, Mexico, Argentina, India and Great Britain.

Are homeopathic medicines safe?

Since homeopathic remedies are devoid of all chemical toxicity, homeopathy is the ideal system of medicine for people of all ages, even the most sensitive like an expectant mother or a newborn baby. When properly administered, the medicines are completely safe for everyone including pregnant women, newborns, children, and adults through the senior years. Many veterinarians use homeopathy in the treatment of animals. There are no known or suspected contraindications or drug interactions between homeopathic and conventional medications.

Electropathy

Electropathy

Electropathy (Electrohomoeopathy or Mattei cancer cure) is a branch of alternative medicine which is a derivative of homeopathy invented in 1865, in Italy by Count Cesare Mattei. The name is derived from a combination of electro (referring to an electric bio-energy content supposedly extracted from plants and of therapeutic value, rather than electricity in its conventional sense) and homeopathy. Electrohomeopathy has been defined as the combination of electrical devices and homeopathy. The German government further developed the techniques for its health programs. It is considered to be quite distinct from other alternative therapeutic medicines like Ayurveda.

Electropathy seeks to heal by employing the natural energy in plants. Electro refers to the electrical impulses, nutrients, and energies inherent in all living plants and organisms. Electropathy seeks to rid the body of illness or disease by exchange of force and return the body to its original state of health. The therapy uses medicine from plants to balance the lymphatic and blood and is considered to be non-toxic and harmless. It is natural, harmless, simple, unique, non-toxic, non alcoholic and no side effects whatsoever. The electropathy remedies are prepared by scientific process called Cohobation Method which was introduced by Dr. Theophrastus Von Hoheneim in which the living energies of the plants in the form of essences obtained from medicinal plants. These remedies have maximum curative capacity to regulate the lymph and blood and also to keep them purified.

The remedies work on the concept that diseased organisms are more sensitive than healthy organisms. Electropathy works by employing remedies that are derived from the active enzymes of plants that travel through the body via the lymphatic and blood systems. The remedy then will target only the part of the body that is ill or diseased. Once healed, the body no longer absorbs the plant remedy, nor does it become dependent or experience any unnecessary side effects. The remedies also apparently have the ability to ward off any future potential illness by purifying the body system.

Some of the remedies are designed to act on disorders that include metabolic, blood, intestinal and respiratory disorders. Electropathic practitioners also take into account the five “electricities” or fluids within the body. The red fluid acts as a stimulant; blue as an anti-hemorrhagic; white works as a sedative; green is for pain relief; and yellow is a remedy for intestinal disorders. There are other fluids, however, these five are the ones primarily recognized.

Unique properties and advantages of Electropathy :-

  • It believes that treatment of the body system in totality is the permanent cure. It does not believe in organ specific treatment.
  • Antidotes are not required as it is based upon law of Polarity and Similarity.
  • No poisons are used.
  • It is inexpensive.
  • Mistaken overdose not cause any harm. Any discomfort can be easily and quickly rectified/controlled.
  • Occupies very little space in packing.
  • The globules do not deteriorate with the passage of time.
  • The crushed fresh plant form the basic products of Electro Homoeopathic medicines and the extraordinary superior
  • spagyric method of preparation preserve the vital radioactive energies of the plant stored up in the essences so obtained.
  • Electropathy medicines are quietly natural, scientific, nontoxic, harmless and without any side effects on human body.

Electropathy Remedies Act in various ways :-

  • They improve the digestive powers and so facilitate the supply of necessary elements to lymph and blood.
  • They increase the healthfulness of the cells out of which the body tissues are built up.
  • They give tone and nutrishment both to the brain and to the other parts of that complicated and wonderful system of nerves by which all disease are permanently cured.
  • They promote the removal from the system, through the skin and other channels, of morbid and superfluous elements which interfere with bodily health.

Electropathy cure lots of diseases which are incurable in other systems of medicines. Millions of people are turning towards Electropathy to live a disease free life.