The word ‘homeopathy’ is derived of two words: homeo denoting ‘similar’ and ‘pathy’ denoting ‘suffering’. Its principle is that of giving a substance which causes you to suffer from similar symptoms to your ailment, which you react against and cancel out your own symptoms. It is reported this week that sleep medication has been found to rouse patients in a coma: it may be a simple case of homeopathic action.
28 December 2007
Sleep medication to treat a sleep-like state – treating like with like