Homoeopathy and Aromatherapy

He did say that homeopathic remedies and essential oils should be stored separately from one another. It is possible that a strong scent of an essential oil can cancel out the effect of a homeopathic remedy. There is another component to the idea that homeopathy and aromatherapy cannot exist together and it lies in the phenomenon of the antidote. The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines antidote as, “a remedy to counteract the effects of poison." In homeopathy, an antidote is a remedy that can “cancel out” another remedy. Yasgur’s Homeopathic Dictionary states that, “In relation to remedies, some remedies act to neutralize other remedies.” It goes on to say that, “This antidotal effect can be complete, partial, or merely a modification of action. In relation to taking homeopathic remedies their effects are antidoted or nullified by coffee, strong mints and odors, extreme stresses to the patient, etc.” The idea that the effects homeopathic remedies can be antidoted by coffee, makes anyone that wakes up with a cup of joe shy away from using homeopathy in the first place. The truth is that coffee can antidote some remedies, but it is not true for all remedies. You may have heard that if you are using homeopathy that you can never drink coffee. Dr. Moore calls this the “lazy” way to practice homeopathy. It is only sometimes true and most do not know how to find the information about antidotes so they use this general caution instead of doing some research. In the case studies we’ve done in class, we always take antidotes into consideration. In the case of coffee, we may just suggest they take the remedy more often to counteract the antidotal effect of coffee or other antidote. As far as “strong odors”, essential oils are only one way that those can occur. You could be driving down the street and get a whiff of the strong odor of a skunk so there is no way to entirely avoid strong odors. I look at these possible antidotes as something to be aware of. If you notice that a remedy is working and then it is suddenly not working, it’s good to be aware of any strong odors one may have recently experienced. Re-dose with the homepathic remedy and avoid that strong smell to give the remedy time to work. If you smell it again, then give another dose of the homeopathic remedy. In relation to essential oils, the ones to note here are Coffee, Camphor, and Chamomile as these are commonly used essential oils. Camphor, especially, could be from anything that contains camphor as a constituent. Some essential oils that have a high level of camphor include: Ho leaf (camphor CT) Lavender (Spanish and Spike varieties) Wormwood (White) Sage (Dalmatian and Spanish varieties) Feverfew Rosemary (camphor CT) There is a complete list of essential oils containing more than 1% camphor in Essential Oil Safety Second Edition by Robert Tisserand and Rodney Young. So, essential oils and homeopathy and coffee can exist together, just maybe not at the exact same time. Here’s some tips to keep in mind: 1 Store essential oils and homeopathic remedies separately from each other. 2 Check the list of possible antidotes when choosing a homeopathic remedy as to avoid those substances for a time after taking the remedy. 3 If you notice that you have been antidoted (the remedy was working and suddenly stopped after exposure to an antidote), then take another dose of the remedy and avoid the antidote until the full effect of the remedy has a chance to work. 4 Coffee, Camphor, and Chamomile are common antidotes to homeopathic remedies. Check before taking a remedy to see if one of these applies.

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Most enlighten post@Dr. Twara Aashish ji.. It seems all aromatherapy ingredients are non contradictory to Homeo medicine... ?? What is your comment on Mosquito repellents, Room freshners, Naphthalene balls, and Deodorants etc... While using Homeo medicine..
The person's who has sensitive sense of smell gets more affected and as is already mentioned in the article, we cannot remove the strong smelling substances from our surroundings. Today everything has added fragrances. So the best way is to, adjust repetition of the doses and advise patient not to have them together at the same time.
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