Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Problem of using homeopathic medicines








































7 comments :

  1. It's a simple issue: homeopathy is based on a lie. The idea that a minute amount of what harms you will cause the opposite effect and help you is an invention with no basis in any science. Therefore, promoting homeopathy is promoting a lie.

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  2. Kalonymus HaQatanApril 22, 2020 at 7:42 PM

    It depends on what disease they are for, and what their definition of "homeopathic" medicine is.
    This article includes a list of other types of healing, which are not Homeopathic.
    Homeopathy is a system of its own. It is not scientifically proven, but I have tried it for several conditions, and it does help relive certain symptoms.
    Also, i have witnessed other treatments, such as energy healing that can help as well, athough this could be placebo effect.
    It does not mention acupuncture, as far as I can see, but acupuncture is also useful sometimes, but not all.
    Many conditions exists where conventional medicine cannot help, or do so safely. I had once a homeopathic treatment for something which worked quite well, but it caused strong side effects, i could not handle.
    Also most of these have nothing to do with idolatry. It is a bit of joke that they are pointing to eastern "idolatry" which is not involved in homeopathy o acupuncture, or chi, or reiki etc. But they are not too bothered about the Panentheism adopted by qabbalah , which the same Rambam fiercely attacked.

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  3. Kalonymus HaQatanApril 22, 2020 at 8:46 PM

    That is how they treat peanut allergy.
    Homeopathic remedies also use herbs, flowers etc. There may be a kernel of truth to the lie.
    Important _ I'm not saying this will cure corona virus. It's only in terms of allergies, which it does help.

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  4. It seems to me that too many totally different healing methods are being bunched together .

    With some methods offensive to halacha for sure but the others doubtfully so .
    A posek needs to be consulted for your exact question.

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  5. true point but the fact is that it works!

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  6. it works sometimes, but not always
    A few years ago i went to a Homeopathic hosptial, and they wanted to use a human cancer /tumour to treat allergy. I refused. So i agree, some of it is whacko stuff to avoid. Some are just herbal remedies, which may have a few herbs in it, I don't see why it is assur.

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  7. Chas visholom !stay away from there!

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