Debate continues over alternative treatment

Homeopathy is hugely popular in India, where there are more than 150,000 practitioners. In Britain, France and much of Europe it is supported by state health insurance and adopted with almost religious fervour by many of the world's great and good.

Monday, 1 June, 2009, 12:00am

Supper with the Crippens

Supper with the Crippens

by David James Smith

Orion, $128

2 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Skills test

Homeopathy in Hong Kong is an unregulated complementary medicine and there are few qualified practitioners, says homeopath Arden Wong Wai-tak.

Wong says he knows of only three Hong Kong practitioners who have done the relevant years of training.

29 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Cold comforts

EVERY home has its medicine chest of aspirins, iodine and cough mixtures, but now, increasingly, they include arnica, belladonna and tea tree oil - characteristic remedies of homeopathy.

5 Dec 1994 - 12:00am

Homeopathic route to healthy children

HOMEOPATHY FOR MOTHER AND BABY By Miranda Castro (Macmillan, $289) IT is a predicament for any pregnant woman or mother of small children. What do you do when a minor illness lingers around the family? As a safety precaution the conventional doctor might recommend yet another course of antibiotics.

9 Jan 1993 - 12:00am