Homeopathy Explained – Gentle Healing or Reckless Fraud?

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

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    Main principles of homeopathy:



    Information Network Homeopathy Germany:

    Homeopedia – German Online Encyclopedia:

    List of homeopathic remedies:

    Information regarding different homeopathic potencies:



    Physical examination of dilution


    Hahnemanns explanation for the efficacy of homeopathy despite dilution:

    § 270 Sixth edition

    18th century medicine


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


    Studies about the lacking efficacy of homeopathic products:

    Statement of the European Academies Science Advisory Council September 2017:

    Australian Study from the National and Medical Health Council, 2015:

    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:

    Statement from the FDA regarding their approach towards homeopathic remedies
    Quote: There are no drug products labeled as homeopathic that are approved by FDA.


    The Placebo and Nocebo Phenomena: Their Clinical Management and Impact on Treatment Outcomes

    Placebo interventions for all clinical conditions

    Components of placebo effect: randomised controlled trial in patients with irritable bowel syndrome


    Placeboeffect on children and animals

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



    Homeopathy is big pharma:



    Homeopathic anamnesis/ initial interview:

    Exemplary questionnaire for initial interview:

    Marketshare and market development for homeopathy


    Further reading:

    Blog beweisaufnahme-homoeopathie.de (German, some articles in English)

    ORGANON OF MEDICINE by Hahnemann Samuel (Original text)

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

    Deutsches Informationsnetzwerk Homöopathie
    (Short english version)

    US Department of Health: Information overview about homeopathy

    Homepathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States
    (Official Compendium of Homeopathic ingredients)

    List of over 5000 homeopathic ingredients A-Z

    FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels


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  • Runtime : 8:32
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  • dog ben
    dog ben   28 minuts ago

    homeopathy is fake.

  • Tanvi Paul
    Tanvi Paul   5 hours ago

    Well India has incorporated homeopathy in to it's medical system. I've no idea how to tell people that modern medicine is as efficient as the faith system

  • CPD
    CPD   12 hours ago

    I had low blood sugar, taking a few pills a day, my blood sugar went up a lot, thanks homeopathy.

  • supriya KALSI
    supriya KALSI   16 hours ago

    silver is also used for cure but if you study and believe, it only works if nano particles are there and hence you know now how homeo thing works. since it is already used as an alternative and is easy to use then why not try why confront

  • supriya KALSI
    supriya KALSI   17 hours ago

    your interpretation is idiotic , i have proof of blood sugar control and creatinine brought down which is not of course a palcebo affect even dengue cured.....you fool.

  • abadiqaisy123
    abadiqaisy123   1 days ago

    Is this true ? Pls help. I am having glaucoma. Does this method help please?

  • ChickBoy
    ChickBoy   1 days ago

    "Rules for patients in homeopathy"homeopathic medicine is like making your life more lifeless, huh?

  • G-guy
    G-guy   1 days ago

    Why don’t we use these homeopathy methods to purify our drinking water?

  • Rick Morty
    Rick Morty   2 days ago

    4:04 tome of bubbles drenched in white liquid. 69C potency.

  • hippiegypsygirl
    hippiegypsygirl   2 days ago

    pharmaceuticals; harsh healing or reckless fraud??? Def reckless fraud. the only proper medicine comes from raw organic nature. if something homeopathic doesn’t work its because you aren’t taking it with proper ratios of other food. For instance fresh organic turmeric has anti cancer, healing properties. You can eat turmeric all day and get no benefit because you must take it with black pepper and fat(oil) for proper absorption into your system.Most people who try a natural-form of healing are not aware that the year old non organic dry turmeric in their pantry has 0 healing benefits to offer. Same goes for honey! You can’t heal with pasteurized honey in a plastic bear. You need 100% raw organic honey that hasn’t had all medicinal properties removed. Pasteurized means all the medicine is removed. This video is clearly wrong. Pharmaceutical industry is so scared of being known as a fraud. Well I know it’s a fraud, just trust Gods natural medicine, the God they don’t want you to believe in so they hide proof that He taylor made all food perfectly to heal us. Food is under attack so that a gmo Monsanto crop only has a small percentage of useful building blocks, and what it does have is still counterfeit.If you use authentic whole raw organic foods thenAyurveda is the only true healing source on this enclosed system that is earth. Anyone who had a bad experience with homeopathy most likely wasn’t using fresh living organic ingredients. The $ is worth never being sick again. And never giving a dime to that unholy foolery called pharmakia; which means “sorcery” in Greek. And can be found in the Bible as being warned against along with necromancy and witchcraft. Trust the creator, never trust fallible men with increasingly evil motives. Really simple

  • Denzel Nganga
    Denzel Nganga   2 days ago

    All I got was homeopathy is almost like homemade vaccines ie it takes something causing similar symptoms and dilutes it, this would probably have a similar effect to vaccines

  • Business Chicken
    Business Chicken   3 days ago

    LOL I haven't even watched the video, but judging by the like/dislike ratio, I'd say I can guess the answer here. It looks like over 4k people who have viewed this video so far were stout homeopaths.

  • Kun Ashura
    Kun Ashura   4 days ago

    who watch Kurzgesagt and have the courage to dislike the video??!? the anti-vaxx are everywhere

  • Luna IOS
    Luna IOS   5 days ago

    Wasn’t the sun 97 million killometers away?

  • Z Man
    Z Man   5 days ago

    2:05Or1 : 1 novemdecillion

  • Aadil Sohail
    Aadil Sohail   5 days ago

    Sad to see Kurzegesagt to blindingly dismiss an entire field of medicine. May be it's because homeopathic treatment is cheaper than your normal hospital treatment (which can cost thousands of dollars and is a big industry in line with capitalism and consumerism). I wouldn't be surprised if this video was also sponsored by big pharma or something because I can see no other reason as to why they would dismiss a proper, legit mode of treatment that has benefited millions of people around the world (most of whom had been told by their doctor that their ailment was incurable). So, last word, I'm really disappointed from you, Kurzgesagt.

  • T Jac
    T Jac   1 weeks ago

    So basically, if I take this sugar water, and don't do ANYTHING AT ALL, I will be cured? Okay.

  • Creator Ale
    Creator Ale   1 weeks ago

    4:04 OMG someone spilled coconut milk over that poor book

  • Double Oof
    Double Oof   1 weeks ago

    The placebo effect is just really weak reality warping.

  • H Homey
    H Homey   1 weeks ago

    I am a very skeptical person, but several years ago, against my belief, I experienced an extremely effective response to a homeopathic remedy. I have used it for forty years. My children all we're treated homeopathically during their childhood. Out of six children, only one has ever had antibiotics for a life-threatening illness, which I would recommend over homeopathy. Anyone who has ever seen the magic of Arnica for swelling after trauma, or Chamomilia for teething of a baby not susceptible to placebo will have a quick conversion. The ocean analogy is absurd. The process of trituration is very sophisticated. Homeopathy is still used by the Royal Family in England and many of the wealthiest people because they know it works. Moreover, homeopathy got its fame during cholera and whooping cough epidemics because the mortality rates we're so much lower among patients using homeopathy. Having said all that, two problems plague homeopathy: the first is that it's very difficult to learn as it is sign and symptom specific. No two cough remedies are alike. The second is that there is no money in the remedies as they can't be patented and protected, so pharmaceuticals have absolutely no interest in ”orphan drugs.” All the snide comments about stupid people using it only reveal how ignorant people are, and how superior many people feel despite their own superstitions about other things. Many MDs use homeopathy because it works, and not due to placebo in most cases.

  • Agent Bowlingball
    Agent Bowlingball   1 weeks ago

    5 year old: gets poke with needlescreamsSums up every time you went to get a flu shot

  • One Two
    One Two   1 weeks ago

    Germans understand English, why bother doing the German channel?

  • One Two
    One Two   1 weeks ago

    I want to be that clock that punches the morons

  • One Two
    One Two   1 weeks ago

    Morons, like people who believe in the effects of Philip Stein watches

  • Mityme Istemporary
    Mityme Istemporary   1 weeks ago

    Cookie company: I built my empire on sugar Homeopathy: I built my empire on sugarCookiopathy: I fool the fat and the stupidHomeopathy: I fool the stupid and the... ya just the stupid.

  • Maha maha
    Maha maha   1 weeks ago

    This video is real. Nicely explained fact

  • Lookslike Alien
    Lookslike Alien   1 weeks ago

    Really? Germans developed homeopathy? That's a misinformation, I definitely didn't expect from this channel.