Antidoting in Homeopathy

We often hear the phrase from homeopaths, "He antidoted his remedy". This implies that the remedy has now somehow changed. It is a misunderstanding to think that anything about the remedy has changed. Let me explain.

When we give a remedy, the energetic medicinal dis-ease, it can only work if there is resonance and the remedy is homeopathic. This means carrying the energy of similar suffering. It is only through this resonance that the vital force could respond. When we are taking a remedy and in response to it, we call this healing. It is because of the observable response that we know something is happening.

Many times after a single dose has been given and we see that the remedy is working, the person will report that it suddenly stopped working. They no longer feel the positive effects of the remedy. It is the homeopath's job to find out what has happened. Sometimes it is simply that the vital force is no longer in response to the remedy and it needs to be repeated. Other times it can be that the person has responded to a stronger energy and is no longer in response to the remedy. This is antidoting.

An antidote can be caused by many different things; physical, emotional, or energetic. The most common physical causes are coffee, allopathic or herbal drugs (medicinal substances), recreational drugs (anything that can change consciousness) or strong-smelling substances like paint thinner/solvents or other smells, including aromatherapy.

A strong emotional response can also change our state of being and the remedy is no longer homeopathic. This can happen from a death or serious illness to someone close, an accident or strong fright, or even a reprimand may be enough. Likewise, a psychic attack or some other unknown energetic disturbance can change our state of being so that the original expression of dis-ease is no longer able to express because of the new response to the antidoting agent/energy.

Remember that the remedy is not antidoted, it is the person's vital force that has changed the expression of dis-ease and is no longer in response to the remedy. Never forget that all expressions of dis-ease and healing are a result of the vital force. Usually removing the offending physical substance and repeating the original remedy will re-inspire healing. If the emotional response is the cause of the antidote, then another more suitable remedy may be indicated. The same goes for any psychic or energetically caused antidote. There are remedies that may reduce the susceptibility. The next time a client complains that the remedy has stopped working, investigate possible antidotes. 


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