Entries by David Johnson

10 Essential Remedies for Summer Outings

  Treating acute injuries is the easiest way to become introduced to homeopathy, because it is the one circumstance where “use this for that” applies! Otherwise for short-term or chronic/long term illnesses, the homeopathic approach is individualized, based on one’s unique presentation of symptoms. So, here’s a recommended list of homeopathic remedies for this summer: […]

The Homeopathic Periodic Table

Our own David Johnson, Certified Classical Homeopath, recently gave a talk for the National Center for Homeopathy in conjunction with the publication of his new book, Radiance, Resonance and Healing: The Homeopathic Periodic Table.  Although the talk is primarily directed to the homeopathic practitioner, it includes a wealth of information for the patient interested in […]

RN Describes Her Intro to Homeopathy

Complementary and alternative medicines are often the target of skeptics, and this is particularly true of homeopathy. When I was teaching clinical medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of the top students confided how she used remedies for her children. My response to her was also doubtful: ‘Do those really work?’ I asked. She […]

Important Things to Know About the Way Homeopathy Works

According to the World Health Organization, Homeopathy is the second largest therapeutic system in use in the world today.  So what should you know about the homeopathic method? How does it cure disease or injury? The body, mind and emotions function as an inter-connected whole, and function to help us survive, grow and unfold. In […]

The Language of Symptoms

Each and every approach to health care carries assumptions related to health and disease. In conventional medicine, for example, uncomfortable symptoms are generally regarded as “bad,” and the disappearance of those symptoms is generally regarded as “good.” In the 1970’s and 80’s, however, the well-known stress researcher Hans Selye, MD, PhD demonstrated how uncomfortable symptoms […]

Homeopathic Remedies for Flu

Whether we’re experiencing a short-term illness or a longer term issue, in homeopathic treatment we always look for what is characteristic, unique, and specific to the individual. This is true of any type of illness, including the flu. Let’s take a look at and compare three common homeopathic remedies for the flu.    Gelsemium – […]