Homeopathy
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1701445
Debate
The Faculty of Homeopathy

Experimental Evidence Supports New Perspectives in Homeopathy

1  Department of Chemistry, UdR INSTM, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
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Publication History

20 October 2019

20 December 2019

Publication Date:
02 March 2020 (online)

Abstract

The contentious debate between homeopathy and orthodox medicine has been due to the fact that homeopathy is founded on a heuristic philosophy that is not justified by contemporary scientific evidence. In this context, however, two pillars of the method, that is, serial dilution and succussion, are poorly understood in orthodox pharmacology. The experimental data collected in the last 10 years, by means of electronic microscopy, electron diffraction and DNA arrays investigations, are consistent with the presence of nanoparticles (nanoassociates) in homeopathic medicines and seem to provide a coherent view of the essence of the homeopathy discipline, superseding all previous speculative interpretations. An acceptance of this new evidence is here suggested to remove, in principle, the barrier that separates the conventional and homeopathic therapeutic methods, and to offer new and important perspectives on future health care.