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Arnica Montana as a Homeopathic Remedy

Arnica Montana is a hardy perennial, the number one soother in homeopathic first aid cases. It’s used for shock, injuries like concussion, bruising, sprains, post-surgical trauma, an excellent remedy used in labor or when someone does not recover after injury and trauma. The injured person that needs Arnica is known to resist help and “sends

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Calcarea phos

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H. C. Allen Ailments from grief, disappointed love (Aur., Ign., Phos. ac.). Girls at puberty, tall, growing rapidly, tendency of bone to soften or spine to curve (Ther.). Headache of school-girls with diarrhoea (Nat. m., Psor.). At puberty; acne in anaemic girls with vertex headache and flatulent

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Silica

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H. C. Allen Persons of light complexion; find, dry, skin; pale face; weakly, with lax muscles. Constitutions which suffer from deficient nutrition, not because food is lacking in quality or in quantity, but from imperfect assimilation (Bar. c., Calc.); oversensitive, physically and mentally. Scrofulous, rachitic children with

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Lycopodium

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H.C. Allen For persons intellectually keen, but physically weak; upper part of body emaciated, lower part semi-dropsical; predisposed to lung and hepatic affections (Cal., Phos., Sulph.); especially the extremes of life, children and old people. Deep-seated, progressive, chronic diseases. Pains: aching-pressure, drawing; chiefly right sided, < four

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Antimonium Tartaricum

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H. C. Allen Diseases originating from exposure in damp basements or cellars (Ars., Aran., Tereb.). Through the pneumogastric nerve it depresses the respiration and circulation, thus producing the keynote of the remedy, viz., when the patient coughs there appears to be a large collection of mucus in

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Homeopathy Outdoors

Barbara Seideneck CHom, CCH Coming from the flat lands, now living at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, I can’t help but whenever possible explore this beautiful and sometimes challenging terrain. Hiking and paddling are my activities of choice, but of course – there is so much more to do outdoors. Like many others I

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3 homeopathic remedies for summer adventures outdoors

This article appeared in Healix, Carbondale, Colorado by Barbara Seideneck, CCH, RSHom (NA) It’s summertime in the Rockies! The beautiful experience of hiking in the wilderness and biking in high altitude sunshine can sometimes end with unexpected results. An ankle gets twisted, there is a fall with scrapes and bruising or a terrible skin rash

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Love and Homeopathy

HSI Newsletter February 2013 A mighty pain to love it is, And ’tis a pain that pain to miss; But of all pains, the greatest pain It is to love, but love in vain. ~ Abraham Cowley Love is one of the most complex and intense emotions known to humankind. Through literature, poetry, music and

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Bites and Stings – Keynotes

Apis: Rosy puffy swellings Achy joints that are better with cold Restless Sensitive to touch Better with motion Thirstless, but worse with water Craves milk, which makes it better Carbolic acid: Terrible pains coming and going Prickling burning sensation Septic conditions Craves stimulants and smoking. Ledum (marsh tea): Cold and blue Better with cold Hypericum:

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Beat the Holiday Blues

HSI Newsletter December 2010 While it’s so much fun to celebrate with family and friends, the holidays can also pose a bit of a challenge. After shopping, cleaning house, decorating and cooking, a lot is already accomplished. Without time to rest from excitement and hurry we keep going – getting into pies, ice cream, coffee,

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Colchicum

A poem by Sara Anderson Grandpa loved a good steak,But it made his big toe ache.It throbbed and was worse when he moved,No way could his foot be used. Grandma wanted to cheer him,She picked a rose to uplift him.The smell made him sick he said,Remove this rose from my bed! What can be done...

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Memorial Day – Help for Those Who Grieve

The last Monday in May is set apart to honor those who have lost their life in service to our country. Memorial day is a day to remember those who served in the military and paid the ultimate price. Homeopathy can help ease the grief of those who have lost a loved one, whether it...

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Plant Sources for Homeopathic Remedies

Jürgen Weiland, a homeopath in Bonn, Germany is also a passionate photographer, and over the past years he has used this skill to approach, identify and document the plant kingdom. His plant database is published on: www.pflanzenportraits.com  The Photographer Jürgen lives and practices homeopathy in Bonn, Germany, where he has been running a clinic since...

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What’s Love Got to Do with It?

What's Love Got to Do with It? You may recognize these lyrics from Tina Turner's song which was released in 1984 and became her best-selling single. She goes on to sing, "Who needs a heart when a heart can be broken?" And what does homeopathy have to do with that? As homeopaths are apt to...

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China Officinalis

A poem by Jill Dema, HSI student In the realm of remedies, China Officinalis, Abbreviated as Chin, a healing apparatus. First proven in homeopathy’s tender embrace, A portrait of traits, a therapeutic grace. Introverted, intense, touchy, and idealistic, A soul attuned to the world, sensitive and mystic. Ideal for teenagers, excitable in the night, Walter...

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Why I am a student of Homeopathy

Homeopathy is fascinating! I was lucky enough to have been exposed to the wonders of homeopathy 12 years ago when my oldest son was a baby with chronic wheezing. Looking for a better solution than the cookie-cutter answers my pediatrician gave every week, I changed to a holistic pediatrician who didn’t let his ego get...

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Homestead Homeopathy

Living in rural SW Colorado, homeopathic remedies fit seamlessly into my daily country life. There’s a remedy for all that ails us – even for our fur babies!

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Homeopathy for Environmental Allergies

This overview of multiple trials aimed to confirm that homeopathy is not just a placebo effect. The design was the gold standard of studies – a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, multi-center study.

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How can Classical Homeopathy Help your PMS: Insights from Two Studies

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) can be a challenging condition for women and adolescents, characterized by a range of physical and emotional symptoms during the luteal phase of their menstrual cycle. In the pursuit of effective PMS management, classical homeopathy has emerged as a potential holistic approach. This article provides concise summaries of two studies that delve...

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Homeopathy for Head Injuries: A Pathway to Healing

Head injuries can really change a person’s life. According to the CDC, over 1.5 million people the United States alone experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year. About 75% of them have a "mild" traumatic brain injury (MTBI), commonly known as concussions. Don't let the term "mild" fool you though, as they can have...

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Homeopathy for Acute Allergies

April showers bring May flowers and often the uncomfortable symptoms of seasonal allergies. Instead of reaching for over-the-counter antihistamines, get to the root of the problem by choosing a homeopathic medicine instead. Homeopathy can relieve the symptoms of allergies based on the foremost principle of Homeopathy - Similia similibus curentur: "Let likes be cured with...

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Henry Ford