Homeopathy is a holistic approach to healing, treating the individual animal. Looking at the physical, psychological and behavioral issues and giving a remedy to trigger the bodies own natural healing power.
Homeopathy is a natural, gentle therapy that has been used safely and effectively for over 200 years, it is suitable for animals and people of all ages. It can be used to treat both chronic and acute conditions. It is not intended to replace vet treatment and can be used alongside other medications and during pregnancy.
Homeopathy is based on the law of similars, where 'like cures like'. The idea being, a plant,mineral or animal substance that can cause 'disease'/suffering in a healthy person can act as a remedy for an unwell person exhibiting the same symptoms.
Homeopathy was invented by renowned physician Dr Samuel Hahnemann in the 1790's,and has been used by billions of people throughout the world since then including the royal family.
Homeopathic remedies use minute doses of substances to stimulate the body's natural ability to heal itself. Remedies are usually given in highly diluted form after going through a process called 'potentization', which is a series of diliutions and vigorous shaking that leaves the remedy nontoxic.