Dear sir

I want to ask Chelidonium in potency and in mother tincture can be used together? and the other question is that alcohol used in homeopathy is dangerous for liver?

Zafar Iqbal

Dear Zafar,
         It is not advisable to use a homeopathic remedy in mother tincture form and potency simultaneously, as this can affect the clinical outcomes unpredictably. The alcohol used in the homeopathic medicines is as harmful as any other alcohol. That is precisely why we medicate the globules or ask our patients to take a few drops of the medicine in a much larger amount of water, stir the mixture well (so that most of the alcohol evaporates), and then take the medicine. Please note that it is not the alcohol, which is the medicine. It is only a vehicle. So, even after the alcohol evaporates, the medicinal properties in the mixture remain unaltered. Thank you.


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