Homeopathy Explained – Gentle Healing or Reckless Fraud?

What are the principles behind Homeopathy and does it work?

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Main principles of homeopathy:



Information Network Homeopathy Germany:

Homeopedia – German Online Encyclopedia:

List of homeopathic remedies:

Information regarding different homeopathic potencies:



Physical examination of dilution


Hahnemanns explanation for the efficacy of homeopathy despite dilution:

§ 270 Sixth edition

18th century medicine


Hahnemanns rules for taking homeopathic remedies, Organon of medicine §260 Sixth edition:


Studies about the lacking efficacy of homeopathic products:

Statement of the European Academies Science Advisory Council September 2017:

Australian Study from the National and Medical Health Council, 2015:

Systematic reviews from Mathie et al, employees of the Homeopathy Research Institutehttp://bit.ly/2GaWI7x

Statement from the FDA demanding homeopathic companies must prove efficacy of their products:

Statement from the FDA regarding their approach towards homeopathic remedies
Quote: There are no drug products labeled as homeopathic that are approved by FDA.


The Placebo and Nocebo Phenomena: Their Clinical Management and Impact on Treatment Outcomes

Placebo interventions for all clinical conditions

Components of placebo effect: randomised controlled trial in patients with irritable bowel syndrome


Placeboeffect on children and animals

Caregiver placebo effect in analgesic clinical trials for cats with naturally occurring degenerative joint disease-associated pain.



Homeopathy is big pharma:



Homeopathic anamnesis/ initial interview:

Exemplary questionnaire for initial interview:

Marketshare and market development for homeopathy


Further reading:

Blog beweisaufnahme-homoeopathie.de (German, some articles in English)

ORGANON OF MEDICINE by Hahnemann Samuel (Original text)

Free ebooks on „Materiae Medicae” (German and English)http://bit.ly/2DtjNQW

Deutsches Informationsnetzwerk Homöopathie
(Short english version)

US Department of Health: Information overview about homeopathy

Homepathic Pharmacopoeia of the United States
(Official Compendium of Homeopathic ingredients)

List of over 5000 homeopathic ingredients A-Z

FDA warns against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels


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  1. Nickolai Gypsy on April 19, 2019 at 5:58 pm

    if i took a pound of COCA LEAVES and tinctured those leaves in 98% alcohol and gave you 1 drop of that tinctured alcohol under your tongue -you will feel it!
    you will not only feel different but it might even make you feel great ,feel energetic ,and feel euphoric !
    thats how they make crack cocaine !
    they do just what i wrote except instead of using the liquid tinctured form ,they use a dry method.
    so -what if we took that crack cocaine and crushed it up and put it into 8 oz of water.
    would you take a teaspoon of this water?
    how’s about half a teaspoon?
    maybe 1/4th a teaspoon?
    would you take 1/8 of a teaspoon of this crack cocaine water???
    im sure you WOULDN’T!!!
    and why?
    because its crack cocaine ! and everybody knows that it highly addictive. and could mess you up mentally!
    we know fully about the dangers of this drug and what it could do to a person!

    so what if i took the crack COCA LEAVES tincture and dilute that ?
    lets say i took 3 or 4 drops of tincture and introduce this into 1 oz of brandy?
    this is how they make medicine in Columbia .
    this is how they make medicine in places where they know the medicinal value of coca leaves !
    sometimes it IS about dilution! sometimes it IS about the plant being used!

    if i tinctured marijuana in a very high alcohol ,lets say 98-99% proof ,and used 1 or 2 drops of this tincture
    it could be used a headaches,aches and pain, maybe even used for sleep or nausea.

    its not 100% !
    but nothing in this world is 100%!
    there is something here in homeopathy that needs to be looked at with respect and investigated as to what works and why?

  2. ashok bajaj on April 19, 2019 at 6:01 pm

    (Sponsered by big pharma)

  3. Someone Anonymous on April 19, 2019 at 6:03 pm

    Now the placebo effect won’t work because I’ve seen the truth

  4. Nick Tokar on April 19, 2019 at 6:05 pm

    The small amount of birds this video was a tad disturbing.

  5. fizzieizzie on April 19, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    this channel really can’t talk about anything without mentioning a black hole lmao i love it

  6. Science pod on April 19, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    omg Homeopathy is bs

  7. Clint Casano on April 19, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    This was so helpful. Thank you for this!

  8. Kiril Kirilov on April 19, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    If you take one part from 1x solution and add it to 9 parts water you will make 10x solution. If you take 1 part from 10X solution and add it to 9 parts water you now have 100x solution. 1 part from 100x + 9 parts water = 1000x, 1 part from 1000x + 9 parts water = 10 000x and so on. I can not believe
    Kurzgesagt made such a mistake.

  9. Arin Guha on April 19, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    Good video, now I know that why 99% of people talk about homeopathy but preffer allopathy. XD

  10. Caeblir what on April 19, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    Oh dear is it the clock from Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared?

  11. SamTheDog puppylover on April 19, 2019 at 6:11 pm


  12. aasim pathan on April 19, 2019 at 6:13 pm

    US wanted to sell their expensive medication…they fuckers deny

  13. OverMorrow on April 19, 2019 at 6:16 pm

    The Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared clock nearly made me jump

  14. DJ PopTrap on April 19, 2019 at 6:16 pm

    This mother fucking channel doesn’t know a thing. Then why do you make videos. You stupid fucks. Placebo effect is a different chapter in homeopathy!

  15. Ida Johannessen on April 19, 2019 at 6:16 pm

    Isn’t this a pure waste of water, too? I read a book containing green baby tips, and it recommended homeopathy for upping milk production, a 30c, while asking the reader "do you need to boil a kettle full of water when making food"? After the next chapter recommended anti vax sources of information, let’s just say I’ll hand the book back to the library asap.

  16. Flurby That Weird Kirby on April 19, 2019 at 6:17 pm

    really not that worth it imo
    but im just some kid

  17. Emperor Kosmas on April 19, 2019 at 6:18 pm

    Homepathy is just water…

  18. Shaggity Swiggity on April 19, 2019 at 6:18 pm

    Don’t know about whether it’s effective or not, the sugar pellets are delicious!

  19. Blue Demon on April 19, 2019 at 6:18 pm

    It’s amazing to see so much arrogance and smart ass attitude here. Why doesn’t the channel expose also the big fraud, corruption and lack of effective cure that conventional medicine is, which kills millions of people a year, either through wrong diagnosis, secondary effects and medical negligence? Is this channel being paid by REAL BIG PHARMA?

  20. Kagamine Len on April 19, 2019 at 6:18 pm

    Lol look at all those dislikes

  21. Kay0s on April 19, 2019 at 6:21 pm

    Homeopathy is a hoax… its just a placebo effect

  22. Alex S on April 19, 2019 at 6:22 pm

    Funny that so many people blast homeopathy but yet it’s been scientifically proven. It has had great success with cancer and other life threatening disease. It’s even one of the staple treatments in India.

  23. Hashirama Senju on April 19, 2019 at 6:24 pm

    *Would you look at the time.*
    I’m gonna go ahead and watch DHMIS 2 now.

  24. Szgerle on April 19, 2019 at 6:25 pm

    Reckles fraud. How this is even a question?

  25. Vaxaradox on April 19, 2019 at 6:26 pm

    Of course, the empathy-side of homeopathy is important, but the placebo affect should never be a replacement for actual medicine when needed. Now homeopathy can be argued as a gateway to other bad things, e.g. mothers against vaccination for no good reason.

  26. Ismael Abubeker on April 19, 2019 at 6:26 pm

    Time dude from dont hug me I’m scared lol

  27. Doctiya on April 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    Essentially, ignorant persons favor "homeopathic" therapies for their daily aches and pains. As soon as an autoimmune disorder or, god forbid, cancer is found modern medicine has the best outcomes. Idk though, honey is probably better than most medicine. Dose me up Scotty lol

  28. H. on April 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

    So it basically is like religion

  29. Arad Rad on April 19, 2019 at 6:34 pm


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  32. subhash arora on April 19, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    Don’t compare technology as modern system of treatment….you separate technological tests and instruments from modern system and compare effects of only chemical remedies with homoeopathy or Ayurveda or naturopathy….than you will conclude the same about allopathic drugs…a pure nuisance patented chemicals with more side effects..a licensed killer with powerful poisons protected by law….organised goons

  33. Olivia Quin on April 19, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    I was once talking with my aunt who believes in homeopathy and when I kept putting her who energy argument down she said to me and I quote, "You can’t understand this because you’ve been raised in a scientific household." Which is so bullshit it still makes me laugh.

  34. Andrew Batts on April 19, 2019 at 6:41 pm

    Herr Honaman’s intentions were pure. He wanted to minimize harm. I believe his theories were based on ignorance, not malice.

  35. Nickolai Gypsy on April 19, 2019 at 6:41 pm

    i dont know about everybody else but i took homeopathy pills once and it worked for me very well!
    as to whether it was psychosomatic or not ,i dont know -nor do i care! as long as it works im fine!

    i also took flower remedy for sleep because i could not sleep well for a few days and when i went to sleep i woke up
    feeling fine and my body felt great! i think i slept for 9 hours straight that one time.

    i think we need to be open up to the possibility of different medicines and different ways of taking those medicine.
    when the book "dracula" came out ,it was considered science fiction when the doctor used dead cadavers for his experiment.
    now its common to use certain organs from dead people , and when dracula drank blood-= "virgin blood" -to stay alive that was nuts –
    now flash forward into the future and we use blood from donors to stay alive .
    so all im saying is be open minded to things that might not be popular.

  36. KitkatKate on April 19, 2019 at 6:44 pm


  37. Mosquito Creations on April 19, 2019 at 6:45 pm

    In fact, homeopathic solutions contain hydric acid which can cure dehydration, thirst, hot body, dry skin,… This substance can also improve energy and performance. They can escort toxins out of our body, make our joints move easier and support digestion!

  38. spread the knowledge save the nature on April 19, 2019 at 6:45 pm

    I got an homeopath add after the video … Dr.batra Indian’s will get it

  39. Hm Grraarrpffrzz on April 19, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    Recently a political party in Germany had an eating contest for homeopathic medicine, to point out how useless it is.

  40. Meme Rave on April 19, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    Question about the placebo effect: If you’re told something is a placebo before taking it, will it still work?

  41. m gee on April 19, 2019 at 6:47 pm

    ive been cured by homeopathic medicine, i don’t care what people think
    the thing is, it shouldn’t be used on super-severe acute illness such as cancer etc.
    But don’t be so arrognt to pretend that modern medicine has all the answers either

  42. Andrew Batts on April 19, 2019 at 6:49 pm

    Cure my empty bladder

  43. Arora Thorne on April 19, 2019 at 6:52 pm

    seems like homeopathy doesn’t cause distrust with immunization – seems like they are similar, in terms of taking something ‘like’ and expecting a cure. without having a pro or con opinion of the effectiveness, the only results are correlative (remember – people are healing machines – they heal anyway)

  44. Eleanor Maya on April 19, 2019 at 6:52 pm

    _You guys really like Black Holes huh_ . Couldn’t resist? XD

  45. The Blue Phoenix: Captain Gamer on April 19, 2019 at 6:54 pm

    The West is stupid. The Alternative treatments from the East were ment to help you with good behavior patterns that are approved by doctors. But the West took these ideas(yoga, chakars, etc.) and spun them around! The things that were good in them are lost! Like people! This is from like 3000 years ago! It should not replace modern medicine!

  46. Paradigm Juice on April 19, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    homeopathy is good in addition to modern medicine.

  47. Lilly Nava on April 19, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    That’s the clock from Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared! 😮

  48. Atheist Edge on April 19, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    We just did an episode on this. I wish I would have seen this video beforehand. Great information!

  49. Geovenox on April 19, 2019 at 6:58 pm

    So if I just eat some fuckin chocolate but believe that it’ll heal my cold, it will???

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