Index • The history of homeopathy • What is homeopathy? • Homeopathic products • Homeopathic treatments • Risks • Movie • Super awesome Quiz !!!
The history of homeopathy • The founder of homeopathy is Christrian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann • Hahnemann started homeopathical experiments in 1790 • He tested his medicines on himselfand his family members
The history of homeopathy • The first homeopathic school in the U.S. has been found in the late 1800s • In 1996 Americans spent 230 million dollars on homeopathic remedies.
What is Homeopathy? • Greek: ‘Omoios = homoios = ‘like’ Paqos = pathos = ‘suffering’ • Homeopathy is a medical philosophy based on the idea that the body has the ability the heal itself.
Homeopathic products • Guggulu is one of Ayurveda’s strongest purifying herbs. • It cures: • sinuses • treat obesity • soothe inflamed joints • relieve chronic skin disorders Cascara Sagrada (holy bark in Spanish) is used as a herbal laxative . Since the 9th of May 2002 its use is forbidden in the US
Homeopathic products KETOROLAC is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This eye drop is used to treat pain and swelling after eye surgery. It is also used to decrease swelling or redness caused by allergies. PALONOSETRON is used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. It also helps prevent delayed nausea and vomiting that may occur a few days after your treatment.
Homeopathic treatments Tisane or Herbal tea is a cath-all term for a beverage made fromherbs, spices or other plant material. Jenever canbeusedtotreatburns. The alcohol in the jenever purifiesandcleans the wound.
Homeopathic treatments Thissteam machine will open yourporesandpurifyyour skin (face).
Risks • Unexpected allergic reactions • They are not 100% tested • Some homeopathic products have problems with packaging and labeling
Super awesome Quiz !!! • Rules: • Please make groups of max. 4 people • Answer the questions properly within 10 seconds
Question 1 Who established the theory of homeopathy? a). Christian Friedrich Samuel Hähnemann b). Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahneman c). Christian Friedrich Samuel Hanhemann d). Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann e). Christian Friedrich Samuel Kipchenmann
Question 2 What is the biggest threat to homeopathic products?
Question 3 What exactly is failing inside the patients body, in the movie? a). His kidneys b). His lungs c). His chakra's d). His heart
Question 4 When was the first homeopathic school established in the US? a). Late 1900s b). Late 1700s c). Late 1800s d). 1781
Question 5 What kind of tea shouldyou drink ifyou have a sorethroat?
Question 6 How many homeopathic products(4), mentioned in this presentation, can you name?
Question 7 What is another name forherbal tea?
Question 8 What do the Greek words “homoios” and “pathos” mean?
Question 9 Who’s name was mentioned first in the first slide? • Bart • Mark • Daniël • There were no names mentioned in the first slide
BONUS QUESTION How many homeopathic treatments canyouthink of yourself?
Answers • Q1: D • Q2: Vague and/or bad labelling • Q3: C • Q4: C • Q5: Herbal tea • Q6:Guggulu, Cascara Sacrada, palonosetron, ketorolac • Q7: Tisane • Q9: Homoios = like & pathos = suffering • Q9: Mark • Bonus: Every treatment is 1 point