For parents who choose not to have their children vaccinated, Vancouver's Access Natural Healing Holistic Health Centre is now offering homeopathic immunization program.
BY CANWEST COMMUNITY PUBLISHING SEPTEMBER 29, 2008
For parents who choose not to have their children vaccinated, Vancouver's Access Natural Healing Holistic Health Centre is now offering homeopathic immunization program. The program, which is not endorsed by Vancouver Coastal Health, is based on the research of Issac Golden, who researched natural methods of preventing infectious diseases over a 15-year-period in Australia, according to El Cecchetto, homeopathic practitioner for the clinic.
"The protocol was developed taking into consideration what is most of concern to parents - what is something that the children are likely to be affected by within the area and what is the most potentially damaging."
The remedies are taken orally and parents can choose from two different programs.
The first one covers whooping cough, influenza, polio, meningitis, tetanus and pneumococcal infections (which includes infections of the brain, blood, lungs and ears). Alternatively, parents can choose to be covered for whenever there is a localized outbreak of diseases like measles, polio, meningitis, hepatitis B, influenza and tetanus. Immunizations for travellers are also available.
These vaccines are meant to work the same way as traditional ones by stimulating the immune system and allowing it to recognize and ward off infections, said Cecchetto. The difference is the substance administered is repeatedly diluted with water in the homeopathic process.
"They're diluted to the point where they're not a crude substance_ it's more the molecular structure of the crude system," said Cecchetto.
This method is a natural, non-toxic alternative for parents who are aren't sure traditional vaccinations are right for them, she added.
"We just support anyone who's looking for more information_ It's really just allowing parents to make their own choices."
The cost of homeopathic vaccinations is $33 per dose. For more information call 604-568-4663.
- Manisha Krishnan
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by Dr. Nancy Malik BHMS Nobel laureates, doctors, scientists, professors and science writers had plenty to say on homeopathy.
Nobel Laureates agreed that there’s strong evidence for Homeopathy [click to tweet]. Homeopathic remedies act as they are supposed to. By the end of year 2013, there have been 5 Nobel laureates in support of Homeopathy, 1 in opposition and 857 have not stated any opinion on Homeopathy.
1. Emil Adolf von Behring (1905)
The Father of Immunology
Emil Adolf von Behring (1854–1917) won the first Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine in 1901 for his discovery of the diphtheria antitoxin.
FATHER OF IMMUNOLOGY Emil Behring asked to suppress his successful work on Homeopathy. He discovered that homeopathic medicine enhances immunogenic activity. Behring wrote: “Samuel Hahnemann was right when he took his starting point in the symptoms of patients.”
Ref: Coulter, Harris L, Divided Legacy: A History of the Schism in Medical Thought, Volume IV: Twentieth-Century Medicine: The Bacteriological Era. The North Atlantic Books, Berkley, 1994, p. 96
In 1892 Behring actually experimented with serial (homeopathic) dilutions and found paradoxically enhanced immunogenic activity, but he was advised to suppress this experiment due to the aid and comfort it would provide to homeopaths. Only after he won the Nobel Prize did he feel comfortable in making public these experiments. In 1905, Behring admitted that colleagues remonstrated with him not to make such remarks public ‘since it was grist for the mill of homeopathy’.
Ref: ibid p.97
Behring broke from orthodox medical tradition by recognizing the value of the homeopathic law of similar in 1905
Ref: Dana Ullman http://bit.ly/HdOryq
He asserted that vaccination is, in part, derived from the homeopathic principle of similars. “In spite of all scientific speculations and experiments regarding smallpox vaccination, Jenner’s discovery remained an erratic blocking medicine, till the biochemically thinking Pasteur, devoid of all medical classroom knowledge, traced the origin of this therapeutic block to a principle which cannot better be characterized than by Hahnemann’s word: homeopathic. Indeed, what else causes the epidemiological immunity in sheep, vaccinated against anthrax than the influence previously exerted by a virus, similar in character to that of the fatal anthrax virus? And by what technical term could we more appropriately speak of this influence, exerted by a similar virus than by Hahnemann’s word “homeopathy”? I am touching here upon a subject anathematized till very recently by medical penalty: but if I am to present these problems in historical illumination, dogmatic imprecations must not deter me….only the road of Homeopathy lead to my goal.”
Ref: Behring, A. Emil von, Moderne phthisiogenetische und phthisoitherapeutische: Probleme in historischer Beleuchtung. Margurg: Selbsteverlag des Verfassers, 1905, http://bit.ly/YVpoZs
Behring concludes, ‘If I were confronted with a hitherto incurable disease and could see no way to treat it other than with homeopathy, I can assure you that I would not be deterred from following this course by dogmatic considerations’.
2. Brian David Josephson (1997) Nobel Laureate – Physics 1973
Nobel Laureate – Physics 1973
“Simple-minded analysis may suggest that water, being a fluid, cannot have a structure of the kind that such a picture would demand. But cases such as that of liquid crystals, which while flowing like an ordinary fluid can maintain an ordered structure over macroscopic distances, show the limitations of such ways of thinking. There have not, to the best of my knowledge, been any refutations of homeopathy that remain valid after this particular point is taken into account.”
Dr. Brian D. Josephson’s (Emeritus Professor, University of Cambridge) responding to an article in the New Scientist (October 18, 1997) Ref: How Homeopathic Medicines Work: Nanopharmacology At Its Best 3. Luc Antoine Montagnier (2009)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2008
“Nobel Laureate Luc Montagnier is to science what homeopathy is to medicine” ~Nancy Malik
Interdisciplinary Sciences: Life Sciences (SpringerLink) Nanostructures in highly diluted biological samples of bacteria and virus DNA produces electromagnetic signals (2009) FULL TEXT
Luc Montagnier observed that potentised bacteria and virus DNA sequence emits electro-magnetic signals (low frequency radio waves) at 5C and 6C potencies and forms specific nano-structures which lasts 48 hours and are responsible for the EM effects measured. The EM signature changed with dilution levels but was unaffected by the initial concentration and remained even after the remaining DNA fragments were destroyed by chemical agents. However the EM signal was sensitive to heat over 70 degrees C and freezing -80 degrees C. Not only that, DNA sequences were recreated from its EM signature in pure water. That means EM signals were transmitted to pure water (that never had a DNA in it) placed in a container nearby in 18 hours. He reproduced his results 12 times.
Discussion on Luc Montagnier paper by Society of Homeopaths, Institute of Science in Society,Homeopathy World Community
Dr. Luc Montagnier, the French virologist said about homeopathy, “High Dilutions of something are not nothing…”
Nobel laureate Montagnier says homeopathic medicine is “real” phenomenon & Benveniste is today’s Galileo
Nobel laureate Luc Montagnier escapes intellectual terrorism and he currently works as a full-time professor at Shanghai Jiaotong University in China. He, in an interview in Science (24 Dec 2010) said, “”I am told that some people have reproduced Benveniste’s results (showing effects from homeopathic doses), but they [Europe] are afraid to publish it [homeopathy] because of the intellectu¬¬al terror from people who don’t understand it.” He concluded the interview by saying, “These are real phenomena which deserve further study.”
It shows intellectual terror the so-called science puts up on homeopathy and homeopaths
Water has a memory
Nobel Prize Winner does homeopathic study; with supportive findings.
Nobel Prize winner reports effects of homeopathic dilutions
Luc Montagnier delivered talk on “Electromagnetic Waves & Water Properties” in UNESCO Headquarter on 8th Oct 2014
4. Ervin Laszlo (2004) Hungary
Twice nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 2004/5
“Water has a remarkable capacity to register and conserve information, as indicated by, amongst other things, homeopathic remedies that remain effective even when not a single molecule of the original substance remains in a dilution”,
-Dr. Ervin Laszlo, Professor of ‘Systems Theory’ and the author of book ‘Science and the Akashic Field’, 2004, p. 53.
5. Rabindranath Tagore (1936) indian writer
Nobel Prize in Literature 1913
“I have long been an ardent believer in the science of Homeopathy and i fell happy that it has got now a greater hold in India than even in the land of its origin. It is not merely a collection of a few medicines but a real science with a rational philosophy as its base. We require more scientific interest and inquiry into the matter with special stress upon the Indian environment.”
Ref: Bagchi, A. K. Rabindranath Tagore and His Medical World. New Delhi: Konark Publishers, 2000
6. Mother Teresa (1950) Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu
Nobel Peace Prize 1979
Mother Teresa added homeopathic care to the services at her missions. She opened her first charitable homeopathic dispensary in Calcutta in 1950. At present, four charitable homeopathic dispensaries are run under the guidance of the Mother’s Missionaries of Charity
Ref: Dana Ullman, The Homeopathic Revolution: WhyFamous people and cultural heroes love homeopathy
7. Mahatma Gandhi (1936)
Nominated 5 times Nobel Peace Prize between 1937-1948
“Homeopathy is the latest and refined method of treating patients economically and nonviolently. Government must encourage and patronize it in our country. Late Dr. Hahnemann was a man of superior intellectual power and means of saving of human life having a unique medical nerve. I bow before his skill and the Herculean and humanitarian labour he did. His memory wakes us again and you are to follow him, but the opponents hate the existence of the principles and practice of homeopathy which in reality cures a larger percentage of cases than any other method of treatment and it is beyond all doubt safer and more economical and the most complete medical science.” -Mahatama Gandhi, 30 Aug 1936
Ref: Das, 1950; All India Homeopathic Medical Conference, 1968, http://sueyounghistories.com/archives/2009/07/26/mohandas-karamchand-gandhi-1869-%E2%80%93-1948/
“Homeopathy is the most modern and the most intelligent way to economically and nonviolent sick to treat. The government must promote in our country and support.”
-Ghandi cited in Martin Schmitz (ed.), Strömungen der Homöopathie, KVC Verlag Essen, Essen 2002
Gandhi also persuaded people to study homeopathy
Very much in the medical industry can be changed with so little funding for homeopathy because of the strong principles of healing that homeopathy is based on. It has been using in the very same manner for over 200 years. Did you know that homeoprophylaxis (using homeopathic remedies to prevent specific diseases) started to be used in 1799? This preliminary research is the beginning of development of more research to continue to make it clear how pertanent that homeopathic medicine can be for the prevention of specific infectious diseases. Once 'the science' of homeopathy can penetrate the narrow prevailing conventional medical system I see a way that it can quickly turn the tides on the current view of homeopathy and holistic medicine and allow the evidence of how perfectly useful that homeopathy can be to help ourselves, our societies and generations become healthier instead of less healthy.
I will soon also be published in Links Magazine and Hpathy.com has accepted one of my projects and will be published on July 17th. This research was also accepted to be postered at the annual IN-CAM Research Conference (again; all at my expense) and at the Homeopathic Research Institute in Rome. These projects took a lot of time and work despite that there is no compensation for these expenses.
While reading this plea, you might wonder to yourself of the reasons that I continue to follow my attempt to offer homeopathy despite the odds? ...that NOT doing so feels like an abandonment of the primary code of conduct as a health practitioner ‘do no harm’ and against following the code ethics within the principles of beneficence and non-malevolence 4. If I don’t offer something that I know can benefit someone’s condition of health; then I feel that I am not acting as the compassionate human being that I know I am. If you would like to find out more, please contact me.
It is imperative to the forward movement of homeopathy as an option in Canada and will have very positive implications on my abilities to pursue important avenues as a rigorous and relevant researcher of holistic health options for all of us. This funding will contribute to supporting homeopaths in their unpaid work for people who can't afford to pay out of pocket.
Homeopathy is second only to Jesus as the two most controversial topics according to Wikipedia 1. Considering my previous career in political advocacy focusing on environmental and conservation issues, I sometimes ask myself; Is that what attracted me to homeopathy? No! It was the fact that once I gave it a try for my lifetime struggle with de-habilitating eczema, it did something that nothing else could do for me and so I was ecstatic 2. That success indeed was what made me passionate about ensuring that people have ACCESS and know about homeopathy as an option if they so choose. Fortunately, that passion has led me here – writing to justify the amazing healing that I am now able to do for many others, now that I’ve spent over ten years continuing to study all aspects of homeopathy above and beyond my four year diploma requirement in order to call myself a homeopathic practitioner 3.
1.http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dana-ullman/dysfunction-at-wikipedia-_b_5924226.html last accessed January 9, 15.
2.Medhurst, R. (2013). Homoeopathy for Eczema. Journal Of The Australian Traditional-Medicine Society, 19(2), 104-106.
3.https://homeopathiccures.wordpress.com/about/ last accessed January 9, 15.
4.http://www.studydroid.com/index.php?page=viewPack&packId=545924 last accessed January 9, 15. Risks and challenges Risks and Challenges. This project may get the attention of some skeptics and could be somehow interpreted as a negative project, however, as outlined above, this is not from a love of rigorous science but for a fear of change. This - I have discovered is just part and parcel of being a professionally sought after homeopathic practitioner and will not deter me from my passion for the truth and knowledge of true health and healing for everyone.http://www.accessnaturalhealing.com
Helpful Decision-Making Tool for the Vaccine Dilemma:
Inspired by Dr. Isaac Golden's research and writing on Homeoprophylaxis, here is an "Options Outline" to aid parents who are trying to figure out what is the best option for their child's health.
One integral idea to consider is the long-term safety of the child's health. Three quotes and two charts directly from Dr. Isaac Golden's publication "Vaccination & Homeoprophylaxis? A Review of Risks and Alternatives". 7th edition. 2010. A synopsis of this publication can be ordered by going to http://www.homstudy.net/publications/
"while no method of disease prevention is completely effective, vaccination and homeopathy offer similar levels of protection against infectious disease."
"Vaccines contain a variety of toxins, and therefore are clearly potentially toxic. Homeoprophylaxis remedies do not contain toxic materials and are not toxic."
© Dr. Isaac Golden 2007
And a list of possible options that Dr. Isaac Golden plainly describes are:
1. Vaccinate as suggested by orthodox health authorities.
2. Vaccinate only against diseases which you feel are potentially very dangerous. For some parents this would mean omitting the MMR vaccine, and Hep B (unless in a high risk category).
3. Vaccinate against some diseases, and use Homeoprophylaxis against the rest.
4. Use Homeoprophylaxis only against diseases which you feel are potentially very dangerous.
5. Use Homeoprophylaxis against all the diseases suggested by orthodox authorities.
6. Only use general methods to constitutionally strengthen our child in order to provide disease specific immunity.
"In an ideal world there would be no such pressures because both viewpoints would be understood and respected, and a decision to use Homeoprophylaxis would be just as supported by orthodox authorities as a decision to vaccinate. This is the health system that I am calling for, and I hope you will too, whatever your personal preferences. But now it is time to put your ideas down on paper and prepare your own comparison of options, and make a decision!"
© Dr. Isaac Golden 2007