2018: A Fast-Paced Year of Advocacy and Education

AAHP: Voice of the Homeopathic Industry

By AAHP Board of Directors It’s been nearly a year since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a draft guidance document that would revoke clearly detailed parameters for manufacturing and distributing homeopathic products. The agency proposed a vague, risk-based approach that could hinder, rather than help us produce readm more…

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How to Use Ignatia amara

ignatia amara

(Image: Steven Edward/Flickr) By Todd A. Hoover, MD, DHt The homeopathic medicine Ignatia amara is derived from the St. Ignatius Bean (from the Strychnos ignatii plant). The tree is in the Loganiaceae family, and considered native to the Philippines and was naturalized into parts of China. The plant was first readm more…

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Homeopathic Medicines at Retail

By Mark Land, AAHP President Every year or so, I survey my local CVS store for the number and type of homeopathic drug products on their shelves. This year I counted 101 SKUs in 13 categories. Cough, cold, and flu (CCF) products led the list, followed by children’s products and readm more…

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How to Use Gelsemium sempervirens

Yellow Jasmine

By Todd A. Hoover, MD, DHt Gelsemium sempervirens is a plant substance, commonly known as yellow jasmine, native to tropical and subtropical Americas. The traditional herbal use was for a number of neurological and dermatological problems including measles, ear pain, dysmenorrhea, headaches, muscle pain, and anxiety. All parts of the readm more…

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Homeopathy, A Niche No More

The following is an excerpt taken from an article that appeared in the September issue of Drug Store News (DSN) and potentially read by 33,000 chain drug store executives and merchandising personnel. This trade publication has always been supportive of the homeopathic industry but it is exciting to see a readm more…

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