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Missing citation demonstrating that the tenets of homeopathy are sound.

Posted by BioTurboNick on 22 Apr 2015 at 19:26 GMT

"The selection of the individualized remedy was carried out after the case history by a certified medical doctor, specialized in homeopathy with 18 years experience in classical homeopathy based on Hahnemann's methodology described in paragraphs 83–104 of the Organon of Medicine, 6th edition."

Homeopathy is a framework resting on the improper pre-germ theory attribution of the ability of cinchona bark to treat malaria to "like symptoms". Where is a citation supporting the claim the tenets of homeopathy are valid?

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RE: Missing citation demonstrating that the tenets of homeopathy are sound.

ecmc2008 replied to BioTurboNick on 23 Apr 2015 at 00:41 GMT

That is history, nowadays there are in-vitro and animal studies evaluating the principles of homeopathy, as well as clinical studies. Here are some citations.

Belon P, Banerjee A, Karmakar SR, et al. Homeopathic remedy for arsenic toxicity? Evidence-based findings from a randomized placebo-controlled double blind human trial. Sci Total Environ. 2007 Jul 10.
Bell IR, Lewis DA, Brooks AJ, Schwartz GE, Lewis SE, Walsh BT, Baldwin CM. Improved clinical status in fibromyalgia patients treated with individualized homeopathic remedies versus placebo. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2004 May;43(5):577-82.
Frei H, Everts R, von Ammon K, et al. Homeopathic treatment of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled crossover trial. Eur J Pediatr. 2005 Dec, 164, 12, 758-67. 83
Belon P., Cumps J., Ennis M., Mannaioni P.F., Roberfroid M., Sainte-Laudy J., Wiegant F.A. Histamine Dilutions Modulate Basophil Activation. Inflammation Research, 2004, May, 53, 5, 181-8.
Eizayaga FX, Aguejouf O, Belon P, et al. Platelet aggregation in portal hypertension and its modification by ultra-low doses of aspirin. Pathophysiol Haemost Thromb. 2005;34(1):29-34.

Competing interests declared: I am the author of the article