Surgery & Injuries

The Alternative Medicine Cabinet: Arnica for Pain Relief

This is an excerpt from a recent New York Times Blog. More than a third of American... 

Treating Shoulder Pain

Treating Shoulder Pain and Injuries With Homeopathy Dr. Thaddeus Jacobs With... 

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Sports & Fitness

Healing the Hurt, Naturally Healing the Hurt, Naturally

NBC10 Philadelphia’s Dawn Timmeney More and more people are turning to a... 

Arnica and Sports? Absolutely. Arnica and Sports? Absolutely.

Doctors Agree it’s a perfect match! Sports Medicine: Doctors Extol Arnica’s... 

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Homeopathy

Homeopathic Arnica vs Herbal Arnica

Micro-doses of the plant are used to make homeopathic Arnica. In this form, Arnica restores health with no side effects and is safe for children, adults, pregnant women, and seniors. Like other homeopathic medicines, Arnica has been regulated as a drug by the FDA since 1938 and manufactured according to the guidelines in the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia... [Read more of this review]

Understanding Homeopathic Drug Potency

A homeopathic medicine is believed to be more effective when its active ingredient is diluted: this is the minimum dose approach of homeopathy. The purpose of potency is to dilute the active ingredient until it can do no harm and to invigorate the base substance with energy such that the qualities are preserved while the substance itself is diluted... [Read more of this review]

What is homeopathy?

The Basic Principles of Homeopathy Homeopathy ( ‘ hoh-mee-OP-uh-thee’ ), also known as homeopathic    ( ‘ hoh-mee-uh-PATH-ik’) medicine, is a whole medical system that originated in Europe and has been practiced in the United States since the early 19th century. Homeopathy is based on three principles: Like Cures Like. Homeopathic... [Read more of this review]

HPUS: Description of Arnica Montana

The HPUS is the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States Homeopathic medicines are regulated by the FDA as drugs.  Legalization and standardization of homeopathy began in 1897. An ingredient is considered homeopathic when it meets the standards specified in the HPUS.  The HPUS is a ” a non-governmental, non-profit scientific organization... [Read more of this review]

Arnica’s Humble Beginnings

As the folklore tells it, humans learned the value of arnica when mountain goats would clamber to find the Arnica plant after falling or stumbling. Thus locals began to apply it herbally for bruises, mostly in external salves or steeped in teas. Thus its German name, Fallkraut or Fall herb. Homeopathy’s founder, Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, conducted provings... [Read more of this review]

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