World Homoeopathy Day (WHD) 2023 – Date, History and How to Observe this WHD

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April 10 marks the event of World Homeopathy Day every year emphasising the importance of Homeopathy and its influence on health. Let us read more about World Homoeopathy Day (WHD), in this post.

Every year, April 10 is observed as World Homeopathy Day to understand and treasure the importance and value of Homeopathy and its role as a traditional medicine. The World Homeopathy Day is also observed to honour the contributions of Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann, who is regarded as the founder of homeopathy. Born in 1755, Dr. Hahnemann grew up in Meissen, Germany and was a degree holder in medicine from Erlangen in 1779.

The word Homeopathy is derived from Greek words ‘homeo’ and ‘pathos’, which mean similar and suffering respectively. Homeopathy is described as irregular and alternative medicine.

History Of World Homeopathy Day

Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, a French physician and scientist is termed as the founder of homeopathy. He discovered homeopathy during his term as a physician for 15 years. Hahnemann compiled a range of suitable remedies through a process he termed as ‘Proving’. ‘Like Cures Like’ is a famous maxim that he created.

The World Homeopathy Awareness Week was created by the World Homeopathy Awareness Organization. It was celebrated from April 10th to April 16th every year to commemorate the birth of Samuel Hahnemann on April 10.

The medicines under Homeopathy are made from natural ingredients as they come from several minerals, plants and animals etc. Some of the popular ingredients that are used for homeopathy remedies are red onions, arnica and other mountain herbs, stinging nettle, crushed whole bees, poison ivy, white arsenic, etc.

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World Homeopathy Day Timeline

1755 The scientist who is termed as the founder/father of homeopathy, Dr. Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann was born in Paris.
1779  Hahnemann Receives His Medical Degree in Erlangen
1796 Hahnemann Publishes His First Work
1843 Hahnemann was a millionaire when he died after struggling during the start of his career

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How To Observe World Homeopathy Day 2023

  • The celebration of world homeopathy day is an opportunity to make an appointment with your homeopath and encourage more people to visit homeopath to cure diseases
  • World homeopathy day is also an opportunity to commemorate the professionals in the field of homeopathy
  • Also, one can explore the various health conditions on this day that homeopathy addresses.

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Some Facts About Homeopathy

  • Homeopathy is both an art and a science
  • Homeopathy believes that the body heals itself
  • Homeopaths need training for several years
  • Homeopathy is a science that is recognized worldwide
  • Queen Elizabeth II was an advocator of homeopathy

Why is World Homeopathy Day Important?

The World Homeopathy Day is Important because:

  • It takes care of our health by using customized treatments to suit your bodies and ailments
  • World Homeopathy Day raises awareness to heal through homeopathy remedies
  • The day also highlights the positive effects of homeopathy

Diseases Cured by Homeopathy

Homeopathy remedies are used to cure a range of diseases such as chronic fatigue syndrome, premenstrual syndrome, allergies, migraines, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, irritable bowel syndrome etc.

Other illnesses treated by Homeopathy are:

  • Asthma
  • Ear infections
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Food allergies
  • Dermatitis
  • Arthritis
  • High blood pressure etc.

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To Sum Up

As per the ‘National Institute of Health’, as many as 200 million people globally use homeopathy to treat specific health conditions on a regular basis. India itself accounts for half of the people using homeopathy remedies. There are as many as 200,000 registered doctors of homeopathy in India, with over 12,000 doctors getting added to the list on a yearly basis.

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So, on this World Homoeopathy Day (WHD) 2023, make Homeopathy your therapy for illnesses.

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FAQs: World Homoeopathy Day (WHD)

Which country offers the best homeopathy treatment?

India is regarded as the ‘country of homeopathy’ and has around 217,000 homeopathic doctors across the nation.

Who is the founder of Homeopathy?

Dr. Samuel Hahnemann, a French physician and scientist is termed as the founder of homeopathy.

Who is regarded as the father of homeopathy in India?

Mahendra Lal Sircar was the first Indian homeopathic physician, who is said to be the father of homeopathy in India.

Which countries use homeopathy as treatment?

Homeopathy is widely used globally. Its prevalence has been seen in countries like the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Israel, Switzerland, Germany, Norway, Japan, South Korea, Singapore etc.

 

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