prescribed for most ailments have the propensity to help only
and lean towards
or its symptoms, rather than cure them.
E.g. If you suffer from nasal allergies, drugs which suppress your immune response to those allergens will be prescribed. Similarly, a child or adult suffering from ‘Allergic Asthma’ will be given bronchodilators and immuno-suppressants.
We need to recognize that a person gets afflicted by a disease due to an
to develop that disease. Not everyone exposed to allergens or cold drafts develop allergies & colds respectively, and nor does every child exposed to humid weather and pollution develop asthma.
This inherent disposition to develop certain diseases is a part of your
As homeopaths we stress on treating
and not the presenting condition as a stand-alone disease. Your temperament, likes/dislikes, past medical and family history, genetic predisposition etc, which make up your constitution, indicates the
capable of curing your ailment.
When a person’s constitution is homeopathically treated not only can the expressed
immediately, the tendency (disposition) to develop that disease can also be
Therefore, when an allergy is homeopathically treated the medicines help by relieving the immediate symptoms of the allergy (sneezing, fever etc) as well as
to the allergens. Overtime, you will
those allergens and environmental factors without the use of medication.