Homeopathy Explained – Gentle Healing or Reckless Fraud?

  • Published: 22 February 2018
  • What are the principles behind Homeopathy and does it work?

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    Main principles of homeopathy:



    Information Network Homeopathy Germany:

    Homeopedia – German Online Encyclopedia:

    List of homeopathic remedies:

    Information regarding different homeopathic potencies:



    Physical examination of dilution


    Hahnemanns explanation for the efficacy of homeopathy despite dilution:

    § 270 Sixth edition

    18th century medicine


    Hahnemanns rules for taking homeopathic remedies, Organon of medicine §260 Sixth edition:


    Studies about the lacking efficacy of homeopathic products:

    Statement of the European Academies Science Advisory Council September 2017:

    Australian Study from the National and Medical Health Council, 2015:

    Systematic reviews from Mathie et al, employees of the Homeopathy Research Institutehttp://bit.ly/2GaWI7x

    Statement from the FDA demanding homeopathic companies must prove efficacy of their products:

    Statement from the FDA regarding their approach towards homeopathic remedies
    Quote: There are no drug products labeled as homeopathic that are approved by FDA.


    The Placebo and Nocebo Phenomena: Their Clinical Management and Impact on Treatment Outcomes

    Placebo interventions for all clinical conditions

    Components of placebo effect: randomised controlled trial in patients with irritable bowel syndrome


    Placeboeffect on children and animals

    Caregiver placebo effect in analgesic clinical trials for cats with naturally occurring degenerative joint disease-associated pain.



    Homeopathy is big pharma:



    Homeopathic anamnesis/ initial interview:

    Exemplary questionnaire for initial interview:

    Marketshare and market development for homeopathy


    Further reading:

    Blog beweisaufnahme-homoeopathie.de (German, some articles in English)

    ORGANON OF MEDICINE by Hahnemann Samuel (Original text)

    Free ebooks on „Materiae Medicae” (German and English)http://bit.ly/2DtjNQW

    Deutsches Informationsnetzwerk Homöopathie
    (Short english version)

    US Department of Health: Information overview about homeopathy

    Homepathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States
    (Official Compendium of Homeopathic ingredients)

    List of over 5000 homeopathic ingredients A-Z

    FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels


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    • Venkatesh Namaji
      Venkatesh Namaji  2 days back

      Sir please make a video on Physiotherapy (Physical therapy)...❣️👍

    • urtheone girl
      urtheone girl  1 months back

      @aaradhy sharma don't say such things without studying or knowing about anything.
      I can't show why it works but there are studies and researches about it.
      what's that stuff homoeopaths are adding to cure diseases which are not curable by allopathic medicine.
      and how can you say that it is nonsense when a cancer case, infertility cases, fibroids and psychic case got relief from it. I can't understand why people are interested to make fun of it instead of try to know a system.
      i expect the developing science can prove it in future 😇

    • aaradhy sharma
      aaradhy sharma  1 months back

      @urtheone girl I don't know maybe local homeopaths add some stuff. Which makes it work.

    • urtheone girl
      urtheone girl  1 months back

      @aaradhy sharma i can tell you the medicine works.
      can you just think about it that your mom was taking plenty of water even after the surgery. then why is it recurring

    • Hingle McCringleberry
      Hingle McCringleberry  1 months back

      So... you have a german channel - but still you engage in this annoying practice of translating your english video titles into german based on geotracking ???

  • Scott Benedict
    Scott Benedict  5 hours back

    Hahahaha, the “pornographic text” has a little white stuff dripping form it.

    • Tejas Yadav
      Tejas Yadav  18 hours back

      I love these videos !!!
      Keep making more

      • Samuel Xu
        Samuel Xu  20 hours back

        poor george and martha.

        • Joe Marks
          Joe Marks  1 days back

          Nothing can cure cancer. Only remission exists. Religion is a sugar-pill placebo.

          • gmanhero
            gmanhero  1 days back

            Hey wait a minute, was that 5:53 the clock from don't hug me i'm scared???

            • Zeles
              Zeles  2 days back

              The time part gave me ptsd

              • Devilikg
                Devilikg  3 days back

                its literally bs only retards believe in it

              • Robert Russell
                Robert Russell  4 days back

                "Homeopathy may be the most controversial medicine"
                Vaccines: am I a joke to you?

              • Frank W
                Frank W  4 days back

                The clock from "don't hug me im scared" had me dead

                • Leandro Lima
                  Leandro Lima  5 days back

                  Loved the DHMIS reference

                  • Can I get 100 Subs without any video?

                    i want the real medicine
                    i said the real medicine

                    • Polyteguy
                      Polyteguy  4 days back

                      Me : Uh .... you are going to ----
                      My devil: DIE

                  • Justin Peña
                    Justin Peña  6 days back

                    Teacher: Class please study homeopathy, you will have a report

                    Me: *Study*

                    Also me: *CONFUSED SCREAMING*

                    • PUBG SNIPERS
                      PUBG SNIPERS  7 days back

                      no please dont create german noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo i like ENGLISH

                      • Hamza Hasham
                        Hamza Hasham  1 weeks back

                        there is no way to get ur disease cured from a homeopathic remedy

                        • Rome z
                          Rome z  1 weeks back

                          Every genius are really ignorant on certain other subjects, Skeptic of homoeopathy proves this every day.
                          Thanks for verifying your ignorance.

                      • Zubair M
                        Zubair M  1 weeks back

                        Homeopathy not fake as this video got 5M views.

                        • LucasFlandria
                          LucasFlandria  1 weeks back

                          i saw some pretty convincing cases up close which the docs to this day can't explain... But hey this is youtube after all, and going by the comments there are not many open minds left. being more humble would suit people better...
                          Only need to look at the past to know we didnt change one bit; people always ridiculed the things they could not explain
                          "Time makes fools of us all" comes to mind

                          • Meido In Hebun
                            Meido In Hebun  5 days back

                            But the video does explain how it works, did you not watch it?

                        • Stranded73
                          Stranded73  1 weeks back

                          It'd probably be more effective to take little capsules full of horse shit...

                          • Rome z
                            Rome z  1 weeks back

                            Every genius are really ignorant on certain other subjects, Skeptic of homoeopathy proves this every day.
                            Thanks for verifying your ignorance.

                        • Yatin Jethi
                          Yatin Jethi  1 weeks back

                          Homeopathy is very famous here in india and people believe in it.

                          • SZ I
                            SZ I  1 weeks back

                            이런 요법이 있다는걸 처음 알았네요. 한국에도 저런게 팔리고있는지 궁금하네요

                            • Wil Z
                              Wil Z  1 weeks back

                              So using fire to put out a house fire, makes sense

                              • Rome z
                                Rome z  1 weeks back

                                Every genius are really ignorant on certain other subjects, Skeptic of homoeopathy proves this every day.
                                Thanks for verifying your ignorance.

                            • Khurram Iqbal
                              Khurram Iqbal  1 weeks back

                              I love homoeopathy
                              Allopathy is fraud

                              • sneaky boi
                                sneaky boi  1 weeks back

                                The clock from don't hug me I'm scared

                                • Aaron Marks
                                  Aaron Marks  2 weeks back

                                  That clock animation gave me unpleasant flashbacks to Don't Hug Me I'm Scared

                                  • kader gumus
                                    kader gumus  2 weeks back

                                    20M dilution is real!
                                    Used in PTSD!
                                    1 part in (10^20000)-1 part of H2O!

                                    • kader gumus
                                      kader gumus  2 weeks back

                                      Huh, placebo cures PTSD!

                                    • kader gumus
                                      kader gumus  2 weeks back

                                      If ml, 10^19994 kiloliters of H2O!
                                      That's a lot!
                                      To have 1 atom/1ml, the pill would be so big that it'd be a black hole!

                                  • Rak 553 Gaming
                                    Rak 553 Gaming  2 weeks back

                                    2:22 Japanese flag?!?!

                                    • Sean Hughes
                                      Sean Hughes  2 weeks back

                                      My mam has started buying into homeopathy stuff despite me telling her its a joke, and my brother has skin conditions and shes now bought him homeopathic remedies too, so I want to share this video with them so they stop wasting money on this stuff, but at the same time if the placebo effect does have a positive effect on them I would ruin that by sharing it with them so what do i do... leave it and hope placebo works for them or just break the truth?

                                      • Hm Grraarrpffrzz
                                        Hm Grraarrpffrzz  2 weeks back

                                        You wouldn't. The placebo effect doesn't immediately stop just because you understand it.

                                    • 5upremists
                                      5upremists  2 weeks back

                                      10M Potency

                                      • SuperStar Swadloon
                                        SuperStar Swadloon  2 weeks back

                                        The biggest problem with a big company of medicine that centers around the placebo effect is that the more widespread it is, the more information will get out that it's not exactly medicine and the less effect it will have on people.

                                        • Gustavo Gutierrez
                                          Gustavo Gutierrez  2 weeks back

                                          If a medicine it's "alternative" it's because it isn't medicine

                                          • Ashutosh Kumar
                                            Ashutosh Kumar  2 weeks back


                                            • Sam Labo
                                              Sam Labo  2 weeks back

                                              I think I'm sick because I read those scholarly novels with photos

                                              • Sam Labo
                                                Sam Labo  2 weeks back

                                                I think I'm sick because I read those scholarly novels with photos

                                                • Sulphar
                                                  Sulphar  1 weeks back

                                                  Read More "Sulphar" you need Aconite 200 dose 1 + 0 + 1 only 3 day

                                              • Sam Labo
                                                Sam Labo  2 weeks back

                                                I think I'm sick because I read those scholarly novels

                                                • Fleet Admiral Auto
                                                  Fleet Admiral Auto  2 weeks back

                                                  I haven't even heard of this before

                                                  • espouse de SACRECOEUR
                                                    espouse de SACRECOEUR  2 weeks back

                                                    Just like how pharmaceutical drugs are tested against the placebo and never against other pharmaceutical drugs. How does one know if pharmaceutical drugs are effective at curing psychological and emotional problems if they are tested against the placebo? If someone claims to have been cured by pharmaceutical drugs, can one claim that they were cured only due to a placebo effect and not the drug itself?

                                                    • Ian Morris
                                                      Ian Morris  2 weeks back

                                                      No! The clock from Don't Hug Me I'm Scared 2!!!

                                                      • Desmond D'souza
                                                        Desmond D'souza  2 weeks back

                                                        Ayurveda. We need a video on that!!!!

                                                        • Bowl of Oats
                                                          Bowl of Oats  2 weeks back

                                                          How 'bout a video about Ayurvedic Medicine. :D

                                                          • Nicholas Twiggs
                                                            Nicholas Twiggs  2 weeks back

                                                            There needs to be a button stronger than "thumbs up". This was amazing!

                                                            • Mi Sh
                                                              Mi Sh  2 weeks back

                                                              If the placebo effect is real... even on outside people or animals... Then we can change reality with our conscious intentions and beliefs alone. Literally. Bc we are changing the outcome of a sickness in ourselves or others ONLY by the mental belief in an ineffective tool. Weird how science can understand that placebo isn't imaginary but can't grasp that the greater reason for it being imaginary is because our consciousness effects our world...

                                                              Like a simulation/lucid dream or video game where we control the game with our thoughts and beliefs regarding what it is and what happens in it.

                                                              • Hm Grraarrpffrzz
                                                                Hm Grraarrpffrzz  2 weeks back

                                                                It's not really a thing of consciousness, but rather that everything that we perceive in some was has a phyical impact on us. And whether we feel good or sad or hopeful or helpless all has an impact and is also the result of the chemical balance in our brain, the hormones in our bodies and wahtnot. So it's not really that consciousness in an immaterial way has an impact on everything, but rather that everything we perceive has an impact on us including our self-healing capabilities.

                                                            • Swaminathan Iyer
                                                              Swaminathan Iyer  2 weeks back

                                                              .. love your videos

                                                              • Batatas Fantásticas
                                                                Batatas Fantásticas  2 weeks back

                                                                How he can say that lot of *billions billions billions billions billions billions billions billions billions billions billions billions billions*

                                                                • Judy Ieong
                                                                  Judy Ieong  2 weeks back

                                                                  Not for arguing. I treated my eczema for 6 years with mordern medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and aromatherapy, all didn't work, relapsed and relapsed, bloody skin ... I couldn't sleep well at night and woke up from crying. Finally I was cured by homeopathy. If you find no way, can try it.

                                                                  • Umbilical Cord
                                                                    Umbilical Cord  2 weeks back

                                                                    Dude , .... it's Registered in the pharmacopoeia

                                                                    • Just Done
                                                                      Just Done  3 weeks back

                                                                      Allopathy. Just a business

                                                                      • 019850011000111100055a8
                                                                        019850011000111100055a8  2 weeks back

                                                                        So is homeopathy lol . Atleast we gets results out of allopathy and our money is put into good use.

                                                                      • Hm Grraarrpffrzz
                                                                        Hm Grraarrpffrzz  2 weeks back

                                                                        You believe that the multi billion dollary homeopathy industry is no business, but that the crap is *sold* for pure goodness of the heart?

                                                                    • todd margaret
                                                                      todd margaret  3 weeks back

                                                                      I like how kurz made the point that time cures a lot of the sickness we get these days and it actually isn't down to the supplement, the amount of times I have thought of going to the doctors but have left it and I have come right, is countless. Being a horticultural I want to believe that there can be a natural fix but some diseases are too strong and require qualified medical attention. I try to just eat more fresh veges and less vitamin/greens supplements. From the research I've done, most vitamins and supplements actually have barely any potency in them due to being exposed to light and warm temperatures

                                                                      • Peter Hudson
                                                                        Peter Hudson  3 weeks back

                                                                        aren't vaccinations homeopathy? whats the difference?

                                                                        • TG pro
                                                                          TG pro  2 weeks back

                                                                          No. Production of anti bodies from anti gens is different

                                                                        • Lünkel
                                                                          Lünkel  3 weeks back

                                                                          How so? Homeopathy postulates that somehow water "remembers" what once was in it and then dilutes stuff until you would have to ingest literal tons of it to absorb a single molecule of the active substance.
                                                                          Vaccines have half-dead/dead viruses in them, quite a substantial amount. There's no talk about water "remembering" something or dilution magically making substances more powerful.
                                                                          Where do you see the connection?