Pro-Homeopathy Lobby Presents Prime Minister and British Parliament With Declaration Signed by 28,112 People

Weeks after the release of a negative report by a British Parliamentary Committee on homeopathy hundreds showed up to lobby the British Parliament. The politicians on the parliamentary committee had difficulty comprehending the principles of homeopathy, showed serious prejudicial behaviour and one politician known to be in support of drug companies ridiculed scientists presenting evidence in support of homeopathy. The subsequent report gave free reign to conventional Pharmaceutical Company Representatives’ evidence.

A few days ago, a pro homeopathy rally outside the British Parliament saw hundreds show up to support homeopathy. They presented a declaration in support of homeopathy to the Prime Minister that had been signed by 28,112 people!

They included patients and homeopaths from as far afield as Scotland, Worcestershire, Norfolk and Devon, and representing the worldwide spread of homeopathy, including the U.S.A., Japan, India and Ghana as well as Britain. The age range was enormous too, with a baby not yet one year old, who has never had any treatment but homeopathy, right up to a 96-year-old, who has also never had any treatment but homeopathy. Even animals were represented by Frankie, a dog who has been treated homeopathically for a T-cell lymphoma.

The group led by the organization hand delivered a letter to the Prime Minister . Here is some of the text from the letter by the non profit organization, also known as  Homeopathy: Medicine for the 21st Century.

We urge the government

To reject the report of the Commons Science and Technology Committee on the grounds that it is profoundly flawed and shows strong evidence of prejudice.
To provide a substantial re-directing of  NHS research funding, so that the use of homeopathy in the NHS can be properly assessed as regards both its clinical and cost effectiveness.
To instruct Primary Care Trusts that homeopathy forms part of the NHS provision of healthcare, and that it should not be a victim of cuts simply because decision-makers are not qualified to judge its principles and practice.
We ask your government to recognise that this declaration is the voice of nearly 28,000 people who represent some 10% of the electorate. It is a call to the government to listen not to those who have abused their access to the media, but to those who have experience of successful treatment with homeopathy, those who proudly declare: Homeopathy Works for Me!
Homeopathy: Medicine for the 21st Century is based in the UK and exists to campaign for homeopathy and to provide access to information and research for homeopaths, patients and others interested in supporting diversity in medical approaches. The declaration had been signed by 28,112 people and supported by 32 organizations.

Homeopathy Teacher Series- Jan Scholten MD

This is part of series on Homeopathy Teachers by Homeopathy Resource.

Jan Scholten is a Dutch teacher and author and has revolutionized homeopathic thinking and practice with a whole new perspective of remedies made from minerals. He has utilized the periodic table as a method of understanding and mapping analogously human development and evolution, a discovery that is very profound and important.
He is the well known author of the books Homeopathy and Minerals and Homeopathy and the Elements. Through these works he introduced this completely new way to understand mineral homeopathic  remedies according to the periodic table.
Jan Scholten was born on December 23rd, 1951, in Helmond (The Netherlands).After high school, Jan Scholten studied chemistry and philosophy before beginning his medical study. He graduated in 1983. Then he studied acupuncture, homeopathy and other alternative medicines. Since 1985, he has had a full time homeopathic practice.
Jan studied with many renowned teachers, including Roger Morrisson, George Vithoulkas, Alphons Geukens, Künzli, Bill Gray and many others. In 1988, he founded the “Homeopathic Doctors Center Utrecht” together with Maria Davits and Rienk Stuut.
He now teaches all over the globe- Europe, Australia, Russia, Middle East, Japan and North America and many other areas. He is currently working on a new perspective of plant homeopathic remedies. He works in a tireless fashion for the promotion and teaching of homeopathy and has started a foundation for homeopathy and  also initiated a successful clinical study of the use of homeopathy in the treatments of AIDS.
See also other teachers in our homeopathy teacher series: Rajan Sankaran, Louis Klein.

Public Health Expert Praises Homeopathy

Dana Ullman, who has a Masters of Public Health is positively behind homeopathic medicine and gives both scientific evidence and philosophical reasons for the public to support and choose homeopathy.

After examining current clinical research of homeopathy, Dana Ullman has referenced over 200 successful controlled clinical trials of homeopathy in an e-book he has published.

As a supporter of homeopathy, he has brought it into the 21st century. He has also written a book called the “The Homeopathic Revolution” describing how famous people have chosen homeopathy and also many articles and books about the scientific underpinnings of homeopathy. On the web site, Homeopathic Educational Services or you can get many articles including introductory ones on homeopathy.

In one chapter of the Homeopathic Revolution,  Dana Ullman describes how Charles Darwin survived a serious illness with homeopathy but also talks about many famous individuals, including medical doctors, who have used homeopathy.

One of the most amazing stories came from the life of Charles Darwin. Because so many of Darwin’s personal letters have been maintained and are now available online, there is a veritable treasure-trove of information about his life, illnesses, and his medical treatment. What will be described here is a part of his story, with much greater detail provided in The Homeopathic Revolution .

Darwin’s story is but one story in the chapter on “Physicians and Scientists: Coming out of the Medicine Closet.” Some of the others included in this chapter are: Sir William Osler (the “father of modern medicine”), Emil Adolf von Behring (the “father of immunology”), Sidney Ringer, Charles Frederick Menninger (founder of the Menninger Clinic), August Bier (the “father of spinal anesthesia”), Royal S. Copeland (homeopathic physician and New York Senator), William J. Mayo and Charles H. Mayo (founders of the Mayo Clinic), C. Everett Koop (former Surgeon General, U.S.), and Brian Josephson (modern-day Nobel laureate and Cambridge professor).

During Darwin’s trip to South America in the mid-1830s, he became very ill. Although different historians and physicians have hypothesized on what ailment he had, there is no consensus, except to say that he was seriously ill. Ever since 1837, he suffered from persistent nausea and vomiting, heart palpitations, widespread boils, and trembling, and since 1847, he had fainting spells and spots before his eyes…and his symptoms were getting increasingly worse.

Although Charles Darwin was only 39 years old in November, 1848, he was so ill that he couldn’t attend his own father’s funeral. In March, 1849, Darwin himself acknowledged that he was unable to work one day in every three, and further, he felt that he was dying. He said this specifically,

“I was not able to do anything one day out of three, & was altogether too dispirited to write to you or to do anything but what I was compelled.­ I thought I was rapidly going the way of all flesh.”

When you consider that Charles Darwin was this sick in 1849 and that he published his seminal book, The Origin of Species, 10 years later in 1859, one cannot help but wonder if he would have even survived that long or if he would have been as productive as a scientist or as an author if he didn’t see Dr. James Manby Gully in March, 1849.

On the advice from one of his cousins as well as from a fellow shipmate from the Beagle, Charles Darwin brought himself and his family to the clinic and “water-cure” spa of Dr. James Manby Gully, a well-known and respected homeopathic physician and advocate of hydrotherapy (“water-cure”).  For more details about this story, click HERE.

Homeopathy Teacher Series- Jeremy Sherr

This is part of series on Homeopathy Teachers by Homeopathy Resource.

Jeremy Sherr is an excellent teacher of homeopathy. He has re-introduced old and new methods of doing accurate homeopathic provings and has written a popular book about it and also teaches it.

From his Web site:

“Jeremy was born in South Africa and grew up in Israel. He began his studies at the College of Homœopathy, London, in 1980 and completed a degree simultaneously in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Though he practices classical homœopathy exclusively, his knowledge of Chinese Medicine shines through his homœopathic thinking.

Jeremy was the first to re-develop the science and art of provings after a century of near silence. In 1982 he conducted his first proving of Scorpion, and has since completed 23 Hahnemannian provings, including Hydrogen, Chocolate, Diamond, Salmon and Germanium. These remedies are now well established in our repertories and materia medicas, and are being used successfully all over the world. Jeremy’s work “The Dynamics and Methodology of Homœopathic Provings” has become the accepted guideline for provings, and has been translated into French, German, Italian and Russian. His latest book, “Dynamic Materia Medica – Syphilis” is an innovative presentation of his unique ideas on philosophy and materia medica that has received excellent reviews worldwide.

Jeremy began teaching while still in college. He taught in most British schools, and began the Dynamis School in 1985. His school is the longest running post-graduate course in the UK. He has taught the Dynamis curriculum throughout Europe and North America, and has lectured in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India and China. He maintains a busy practice in Malvern, New York and Tel Aviv.

Jeremy is acknowledged by the homœopathic community as a brilliant and creative thinker who is well grounded in the philosophy and writings of Hahnemann. His lectures are an inspiring blend of classical homœopathy and original thought, delivered with vitality and humour. His practical teachings are live cases with long-term follow up. As a homœopathic practitioner, Jeremy is known for his unprejudiced clarity and profound insight.

He was awarded a fellowship from the Society of Homeopaths in 1991 and a Ph.D. from Medicina Alternativa. He is a Member of the North American Society of Homeopaths, and is an honorary professor of Yunan Medical College, Kunming, China.”

You can go to his Web Site:

Much to the chagrin and opposition by Drug Company representatives and supporters who have a  strong African market, Jeremy Sherr has initiated an AIDS project:

He states:

Our project has several objectives; 1) To treat as many AIDS patients as possible, so as to relieve suffering 2) To develop a homoeopathic understanding of the disease. This understanding should enable us to list the homeopathic remedies which are most successful in treating AIDS. 3) To make our project sustainable by spreading this knowledge and the related remedies throughout Tanzania and Africa, so that local health practitioners will be able to prescribe these remedies to large masses of people. 4) To produce formal research on the treatment of AIDS with homoeopathy so as to show the world what it is able to achieve.

Together with Sigsbert Rwegasira, a Tanzanian homoeopath, and other international homoeopaths, Jeremy will initially create a clinical and teaching infrastructure in Tanzania. Once this is established, more homeopaths will come to Tanzania to participate in the project. When this mechanism is fully operational, we aim to open homoeopathic schools in Tanzania and throughout the whole of Africa, training doctors, homeopathic professionals, nurses and local practitioners.

We have the support of several eminent homeopathic researchers, as well as the Muhumbili University of Health Sciences in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania and the Department of Integrative Medicine at the University of Maryland, USA.

Homeopathy Teacher Series- Louis Klein

This is part of series on Homeopathy Teachers by Homeopathy Resource.

Louis Klein is recognized as North America’s top homeopathic teacher and practitioner. He has practiced and taught for over 35 years. Louis Klein has been teaching  the Homeopathic Master Clinician Course for over 20 years and trained hundreds of practitioners in advanced homeopathic techniques. He has written a number of text books and is about to publish a new one. He also has lectured extensively in Europe, including England, France, Germany, Czech, and also in Israel and even Japan. He is also considered a practitioner’s practitioner as he treats many of the top homeopaths in the world.

From his web site:

“He has been instrumental in putting the profession into the 21st century through the development and research into new techniques and the introduction of new homeopathic remedies. He has written a number of textbooks which have been received enthusiastically. He has published many articles on both clinical techniques in homeopathy and new Materia Medica experiences. He is the author of a textbook on advanced homeopathy entitled “Clinical Focus Guide to Homeopathic Remedies”. This text has also been translated into German.  He has published a second text entitled “Luminos Provings”. 

With his extensive experience, as well as being the past President and one of the founders of the North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH), he has been instrumental in setting educational and professional standards for Homeopaths.

Recently, Louis Klein was awarded a Fellowship of the Society of Homeopaths in England. Louis’ expertise is his ability as a homeopathic clinician, to deal with even the most difficult of cases. His gift is his ability to teach these clinical skills with clarity, depth, and humor. His style is interactive and friendly. Louis Klein’s experience and easy access offer a special educational experience to students of all abilities.”

“I found Lou Klein’s Master Clinician Course to be one of the best learning experiences in my career. He teaches a way of thinking founded in the soundest basics and a seemingly limitless knowledge of materia medica. 
Whenever I review my notes from the course, I find myself underlining every sentence for its profundity. Case taking and videos exemplify the best prescribing I have seen. This course truly lives up to its name. I consider it essential for anyone aspiring to mastery in homeopathic practice.”

– Bill Gray, M.D., Classical Homeopath for over 35 years

You can go to Louis Klein’s web site: Luminos Homeopathic Courses

Homeopathy Teacher Series- George Vithoulkas

This is part of series on Homeopathy Teachers by Homeopathy Resource.

George Vithoulkas is considered the father of modern homeopathy and a homeopathic visionary. He introduced modern and visionary ideas in the mid 60’s, modernizing homeopathy. He has an interesting background. He is not a medical doctor and his original career was as an engineer. While in South Africa he decided to study homeopathy and eventually moved back to Greece to practice it. He opened a clinic in Athens where with a group of medical doctors saw over 150,000 cases.

Today, he writes and teaches homeopathy.

“Vithoulkas’ books, Homeopathy: Medicine of the New Man (Arco, New York, 1979), written for lay people, and The Science of Homeopathy (Grove Press, New York, 1980), for health professionals, have been translated into twenty languages and have had a profound influence upon the acceptance and practice of homeopathy worldwide. His book, A New Model for Health and Disease, published in German and English in 1991, makes a fundamental critique of conventional allopathic medicine and sets out a new paradigm for the science of medicine.

He has been an international teacher of classical homeopathy for 20 years. In the year 1996, he was awarded the Alternative Nobel Prize for his work in the field of Classical Homeopathy.”

You can get more information from his Web site: International Academy of CLASSICAL HOMEOPATHY