Homeopathy Explained – Gentle Healing or Reckless Fraud?

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  • Published on: 22 February 2018
  • What are the principles behind Homeopathy and does it work?

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    Quellen:

    Main principles of homeopathy:

    http://bit.ly/2En7XsQ

    http://bit.ly/2nmH29j

    Information Network Homeopathy Germany:
    http://bit.ly/2DEbSDO

    Homeopedia – German Online Encyclopedia:
    http://bit.ly/2DBII87

    List of homeopathic remedies:
    http://bit.ly/2DPPBUw

    Information regarding different homeopathic potencies:

    http://bit.ly/2kf8xB5

    http://bit.ly/2nobVtY


    Physical examination of dilution

    http://bit.ly/2EpX5dY


    Hahnemanns explanation for the efficacy of homeopathy despite dilution:

    § 270 Sixth edition
    http://bit.ly/2EwxkZr

    18th century medicine

    http://bit.ly/29LJFuD
    http://bit.ly/1R8Pp0W
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doctrine\_of\_signatures

    Hahnemanns rules for taking homeopathic remedies, Organon of medicine §260 Sixth edition:

    http://bit.ly/2rxz9T4

    Studies about the lacking efficacy of homeopathic products:

    Statement of the European Academies Science Advisory Council September 2017:
    http://bit.ly/2w94FET

    Australian Study from the National and Medical Health Council, 2015:
    http://bit.ly/1BheAmR

    Systematic reviews from Mathie et al, employees of the Homeopathy Research Institutehttp://bit.ly/2GaWI7x

    Statement from the FDA demanding homeopathic companies must prove efficacy of their products:
    http://bit.ly/2f71t3j

    Statement from the FDA regarding their approach towards homeopathic remedies
    http://bit.ly/2BLq1tF
    Quote: There are no drug products labeled as homeopathic that are approved by FDA.

    Placeboeffect:

    The Placebo and Nocebo Phenomena: Their Clinical Management and Impact on Treatment Outcomes
    http://bit.ly/2BlOMg6

    Placebo interventions for all clinical conditions
    http://bit.ly/2n5bfZs

    Components of placebo effect: randomised controlled trial in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    http://bit.ly/2DCd9Ms

    http://bit.ly/2n5yYcS

    Placeboeffect on children and animals

    Caregiver placebo effect in analgesic clinical trials for cats with naturally occurring degenerative joint disease-associated pain.

    http://bit.ly/2DCdQW4

    http://bit.ly/2Dxpph8

    http://bit.ly/1n71rX2
    Homeopathy is big pharma:

    http://bit.ly/2DQjQqd
    http://bit.ly/23Faftl

    http://bit.ly/2FBe5wW

    Homeopathic anamnesis/ initial interview:
    http://bit.ly/2Ew3apa

    Exemplary questionnaire for initial interview:
    http://bit.ly/2nsQpnV

    Marketshare and market development for homeopathy
    http://on.mktw.net/2DxS0Tp

    http://bit.ly/2n5wgnG

    Further reading:

    Blog beweisaufnahme-homoeopathie.de (German, some articles in English)
    http://bit.ly/2E0NKc3

    ORGANON OF MEDICINE by Hahnemann Samuel (Original text)
    http://bit.ly/2EwxkZr

    Free ebooks on „Materiae Medicae” (German and English)http://bit.ly/2DtjNQW

    Deutsches Informationsnetzwerk Homöopathie
    (Short english version)
    http://bit.ly/2E3gP6P

    US Department of Health: Information overview about homeopathy
    http://bit.ly/1Nf0Miq

    Homepathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States
    (Official Compendium of Homeopathic ingredients)
    http://bit.ly/2n5GnZX

    List of over 5000 homeopathic ingredients A-Z
    http://bit.ly/2E0RCKj

    FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels
    http://bit.ly/2DVtfB6

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COMMENTS: 40

  • Daisy
    Daisy   10 hours ago

    5:52TIME IS A THING YOU CAN PUT ON THE WALL OR WEAR IT ON YOUR WRIST

  • Rose min
    Rose min   11 hours ago

    Look you can curve a fever with homeopathic home remedies. But it wont cure meazels. Know when to choose and youre all good

  • __0_
    __0_   12 hours ago

    me: opioids

  • Almond Trees
    Almond Trees   2 days ago

    it is comforting to know that every water that passed through me remembers me.

  • Garou Shiba
    Garou Shiba   2 days ago

    For god's sake, bring the Plague doctors back... they sure know their shit better than this homeo guys...

  • Marketdoor
    Marketdoor   3 days ago

    I get fucking advertising for so called "energy healing" on this video

  • sporogymno
    sporogymno   3 days ago

    BRING BACK THE OLDEN TIMES RULES how many homeopathic patients will still use them if they can't masturbate or nap

  • Luca Bianchini
    Luca Bianchini   3 days ago

    5:39 is this the clock from "don't hug me I'm scared?'

  • Rick Yuan
    Rick Yuan   4 days ago

    顺势疗法?安慰剂疗法?

  • Zombycow
    Zombycow   4 days ago

    Homeopathy: taking "less is more" waaaay too literally.

  • IC Ross
    IC Ross   4 days ago

    Nobody can cure cancer. Even modern medicines can only cut it out or try to poison it out of your system. Then they can only watch and hope it doesn't return after that.

  • IC Ross
    IC Ross   4 days ago

    Homeopathy is a hold over from when there were no doctors and humanity was self medicating on plants, etc. At that time we couldn't get a balanced diet and developed certain diseases because of it. In this age most of us can get a Balanced and Varied diet which would eliminate the need for Homeopathy and a lot of Pharmaceutical medicines also. We need to eat our way out of minor everyday illnesses not constantly take a pill for it. Our body is the best healer ever created. All it mostly needs is the right nutrients from what we eat.

  • Lena
    Lena   5 days ago

    are the works of three Nobel Laureate scientists that have done studies on high dilutions( similar to Homeopathic) and have proven their effects included in this video? Looking at the comments, I doubt it was. 1. Hans Von Euler - Nobel Laureate Chemistry 1929 2. Brian David Josephson - Nobel Laureate Physics 1973 3. Luc Montagnier - Nobel Laureate Physiology & Medicine 2009

  • wazeem ahamed
    wazeem ahamed   5 days ago

    Homeopathy is pure bullshit !!dot ! And if they could sell all the homeopathic sugar balls as sugar balls it would be nice !! Homeopathy medicine ingredients =sugar + water .

  • DUC
    DUC   5 days ago

    Natural Selection if you choose not to Vaccinate & your child gets a Curable Disease & Ends up Dying, thats the Universe reminding you that you are an Idiot and the Weakest of our Species...

  • Edwin Dias
    Edwin Dias   6 days ago

    Homeopathy worked for me , when I was suffering from Variocel. No alopathic medicine and their antibiotics could cure me.

  • SuuGaming
    SuuGaming   1 weeks ago

    I just got don't hug me I'm scared ptsd

  • River Towner
    River Towner   1 weeks ago

    Psycological Healing...Palcebo Effect!! :))

  • Lincoln LaValle
    Lincoln LaValle   1 weeks ago

    For all we know, the homeopathic remedies could be cyanide pills because the FDA doesn't regulate these things and allows lying on the lables.

  • Param
    Param   1 weeks ago

    Like James Randi says: "there was a guy who got overdose of Homoeopathic medicine. He forgot to take the drug" :D

  • Daniel Cabrera
    Daniel Cabrera   1 weeks ago

    My cat got better with homeopathy so.... how do you explain placebo effect there?

  • ysa :P
    ysa :P   1 weeks ago

    5:52 TIME IS IMPORTANT AND I AM A CLOCK

  • velvetolio
    velvetolio   1 weeks ago

    This is so strange. Every other year I develop tonsillitis. When I was little I had it every year and it always was severe. Now when I'm an adult, whenever I started feeling it coming, I would buy dozens of all kinds of non homeopathic medicine and only some had little affect, most of the time nothing. On few occasions I had tonsillitis that lasted weeks and I had to turn to antibiotics. Few years ago the pharmacist offered me these new homeopathic pills to treat tonsillitis. I heard about homeopathy before, but not enough to have my own opinion. I didn't look at it as good or bad, and didn't expected any kind of results. I just gave it a try like so many other medicines before. And just in one day or so, my tonsillitis was completely gone. Completely. Next year I had tonsillitis again and again I took the pills - boom! gone in overnight. This year I had it again, and again the pills worked. Why? Why so many others that I took before throughout my life had basically no effect, but suddenly these homeopathic ones work. Placebo? It's crazy.

  • Markus Kleber
    Markus Kleber   1 weeks ago

    But there is one thing I can not understand. How got this whole idea in the market? How got people convinced that it would work?

  • Raptor CC
    Raptor CC   1 weeks ago

    Bruh using homeopathy pills in a maracas to take care of a baby.

  • Kannan Ravinther
    Kannan Ravinther   1 weeks ago

    Homeopathy is good as it shows care to diseased ppl but it is wrong when it is taken as a substitute for proven treatment which is modern medicine..

  • Paaasto
    Paaasto   2 weeks ago

    As a med student I really thank you guys for opening up the conversation about alternative medicine and taking down some miths. Our western medicine has proven to be really effective treating deseases but not that much at answering people's concerns abouth their health. And that's when Alternative medicine enters the game, they give people the calm and the security they need in order to keep going, in those kind of sistems people feel embraced they feel like they're important, like others care about what's going on with them. We're failing at providing a full and integral treatment to those people, that's why other forms of medicine are so important because they cover up the blank spaces we leave. Of course, if you suffer an horrible accident and end up with several bleedings you'll go to an hospital but if you just need to cure a stressfull headache who says reiki is a bad idea?

  • Monroe Robbins
    Monroe Robbins   2 weeks ago

    So homeopathy is a comfort and psychological health aid, while science and medicine can help with physical health.

  • Rusty Shackleford
    Rusty Shackleford   2 weeks ago

    Did you hear about the person who overdosed on their homeopathic medicine? They forgot to take their pills.