What Homeopathy Means

An unconventional method of treating illness where treatment is provided by discovering the roots of the disease, whether mental, physical, spiritual, or emotional; this is how you can typically define Homeopathy. The effects of these treatments are not found to affect us immediately compared to other methods. However, it helps to create an impact with a longer-lasting effect in improving one’s health and vitality.

Who Invented Homeopathy

Homeopathy, the oldest known substitution of medicine, was found by Samuel Hahnemann of Europe in the year 1796. Hahnemann found the conventional medicines as irrational due to its inefficacy and harmful side effects.

Today, Homeopathy has been a widely accepted system of medicine for more than 200 years and is used by more than 300 million people around the world.

How Homeopathy Works

Homeopathy is often referred to as a complementary or alternative source of medicine. It is a study of pharmaceutical sciences which collects information about healing capabilities of all three realms of nature namely Plants, Minerals and Animals.

After extensive research and understanding their benefits to the human body, they are given to the patient in very small doses. The main purpose of this branch of medicine is to develop self healing capabilities of the human body.

What Homeopathy Can Treat
Although it takes time to cure, homeopathy leaves almost no area of illness untreated with its vast treatment methodologies. It is found helpful in treating;

  • Cough, cold, vomiting, nausea
  • Dental problems, acid reflux, fever, asthma
  • Sinusitis, loose stools, body ache, ear ache, conjunctivitis
  • Mouth ulcers, strain in eyes, prostate problems, erectile dysfunction, migraine
  • Menstrual problems, urinary tract infections, frequent urination, thyroid problems
  • Constipation, piles, fissures, acidity, tonsillitis, mood swings, anger, anxiety, panic attacks
  • Muscular pain, acne, boils, pimples, hair fall, dandruff, chronic fatigue syndrome

Homeopathy has various remedies common for many diseases as its medicines are proven helpful for curing several diseases at once. Major remedies common in homeopathy are listed as below:

       1.   Arnica Montana

Arnica is used in complaints regarding several physical injuries. It can be used in following instances:

  • In case of an accident where a patient hits the head against a hard surface
  • In case of fatigue or muscular pain felt after unusual and excessive physical activities such as sports event or hiking
  • Arnica is also found to possess blood absorbing capabilities which help in cases of bruises after trauma
  • In case of pain caused in present times due to injuries happened in the past
2.           Aethusa Cynapium

Aethusa Cynapium is commonly used for patients suffering from lactose intolerance:

  • In case of complaints from patients who are unable to digest milk
  • Issues caused from indigestion of milk such as loose stools and vomiting
  • Cases where Infants have trouble in digesting milk
  • Cases with complaints about concentration and thinking issues Unstoppable anxious crying in infants and children
3.           Belladonna

Belladonna is useful for the first inflammatory stage of redness, throbbing and burning sensations with acute nerve pain which has uncertain behaviour. The below mentioned cases are the ones where Belladonna is found useful:

  • First stage of inflammation resulting in sudden occurrence of symptoms
  • It is used as a precautionary measure in preventing patients from air sickness
  • Cases of Otitis media, where children cry out in sleep due to restlessness and other issues.
  • In cases of sudden bleeding from nose
  • Cases of irritating dry cough that worsen especially at night
       4.    Calcarea Phos

Calcarea Phos specialises in cases affected with dental and bone issues. Other areas where Calcarea Phos also excels are anaemia after acute disease, recurrent chest infections and bronchitis after pneumonia. To summarise its areas of action, we can presume that it is majorly helpful for issues with teeth, bones, glands, and respiratory system as a whole.

Calcarea Phos is used in the following instances:

  • In cases of difficult dental procedures as well as delay in treatment
  • Problems in rejoining bone fractures
  • Adenoid growths
  • Acute and tickling pain near the abdominal area whenever you try to eat
  • Headaches and migraines in school girls
  • Cases where children or people affected with pneumonia are unable to gain weight
  • Improper or poor digestive system
       5.   Hepar Sulph

This remedy is very evident for cases related with issues of boils or abscesses which cause pain when touched. It  has the pus absorbing capabilities and heals infected injuries and abscesses.

Cases where Hepar Sulph is useful are defined as follows:

  • Cases of cough, cold and asthma are generally caused after exposure to cold winds
  • Abscesses
  • Wounds or injuries that tend to have difficulty in healing
       6.   Sulphur

Sulphur is a remedy with an area of effectiveness for problems related to the skin and chronic inflammation.

Sulphur is helpful in:

  • Cases where patient suffers burning pain and heating of skin
  • Red orifices
  • Cases where skin hair becomes dry and hard
Are Homeopathy Medicines Safe?

The main purpose or the defying pillar of homeopathy was based on the limitations of traditional medicinal methods. It was invented with a view to have treatments with less side effects and more effectivity. However, there arises a question of how safer these medicines actually are!

Well, to answer this question, there are numerous studies which are affirmative to the usefulness of homeopathy and it’s unharmed nature. Homeopathy medicines are termed as ‘alternative medicine’, which means they rely on our body’s inner healing capabilities to cure a disease. The doses are too small to cause any form of side effects.

Nevertheless, you should be cautious about the dosage of your homeopathy medicine and always consult a practitioner before taking them.


If you believe in your immune system, then homeopathy is what you should try once. Although there is an agreeable notion regarding its effectiveness which varies from patient to patient, we should not forget that it never claims to be more than what a standard treatment yields in the form of results. The approach is unique and focuses more on our self healing capabilities and although slow in terms of treatment, it’s treatment is beneficial for longer periods.

Ruby Has Cured Patients with:


Cold, cough, asthma, fever, body ache, sinusitis, hay fever


Colic, loose stools, vomiting, ongoing nausea


Teething problems, colic, acid reflux and sleeplessness in infants


Migraines, school children’s headache


Conjunctivitis, stye, eye strain


Ear ache, discharge from the ear (otitis media)


Mouth ulcers, tonsillitis, pharyngitis, toothache, trigeminal neuralgia


Irritable bowel syndrome, acidity, constipation, piles, fissures


Management of gall bladder & liver disease Complaints during pregnancy and post natal period including depression


Menstrual problems & hot flushes, fibroid, ovarian cysts, thyroid problems


Erectile dysfunction, prostate problems


Urinary tract infections, incontinence of urine, frequent urination


Joint pains, muscular pain, soft tissue injuries, arthritis, sciatica, backaches


Eczema, skin rashes, boils, acne, pimples, dandruff, hair fall


Mood changes, anger, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, Sleep disorders


Management of autism and Attention Deficit Disorders Stress related symptoms: neck, shoulder pain, memory & concentration issues


Chronic fatigue syndrome, RSI, neuralgia


Prevention of coronary blocks, cataract, maintenance of blood pressure


Prevention of recurrence of cancers, strengthening of immune system


Management of dementia, Parkinson’s & Alzheimer’s disease