What is Homeopathy?

Homeopathy is a natural form of medicine used by over 200 million people worldwide. Undoubtedly it can be used to treat both acute and chronic conditions.  If you have the right cash plan in place it could allow you claim cash back for your treatment. Indeed this is a bonus if you can claim for this gentle, yet powerful form of therapy.

The Homeopathy Medical Association, established in 1985, represents qualified professional homeopaths. It promotes homeopathy as well as homeopathic education.

The HMA confirm that Homeopathy has many advantages, including;

– The encouragement of the individual’s body to cure itself naturally

– Treating the person and not just the disease

– Uses medicines that are easy to take and pleasant to taste

– Remedies are non-toxic and not habit forming

– Safe, natural and not tested on animals with no known side effects

– Plants & minerals are the main sources

What to expect from your Homeopathy treatment?

Your first appointment begins with an intake process. Importantly you will be asked questions about yourself and your lifestyle. Your therapist will also ask about previous health history of yourself and your family and about your current illness. Your therapist will then carefully consider all the information provided and will prescribe a remedy. The remedies are usually in the form of pills, powders or tablets.

After receiving a remedy, individuals often feel a sense of well-being and optimism.  Following your treatment, there is a possibility of symptoms worsening slightly for a short period of time. However, this is a positive sign and shows that the remedy is taking effect, soon after a sense of recovery is happening.

What can medical conditions can it be used for?

Homeopathy is used by people of any age for physical and emotional reasons. It can also help where other forms of medicine find the symptoms too vague to treat, but you feel something isn’t right.

It’s gentle and non-invasive nature means it can also be used as an alternative to potentially harmful drugs.

Homeopathy can be used in the treatment of many conditions and symptoms including:

– Ear aches

– Asthma

– Eczema


– Arthritis


– Hay fever

– Allergies


– Anxiety

Do you have a cash plan that covers you for complementary therapies? Would you like help in finding a policy that offers this type of cover? In short, SMP Healthcare can help you with cash plan information in addition to any other Health Insurance policies. Please get in touch with our expert team who will be happy to guide you through the options available.

Simply call us on 01245 929129 or by email; enquires@smphealthcare.com .

Information sourced – http://www.the-hma.org/images/introduction-to-homeopathy.pdf