Homeopathy is the fastest growing alternative medicine category in the world today. Homeopathy is long established. The British royal family has used homeopathy exclusively for generations. All the physicians to the Royal Family have been homeopaths dating back to the late 1800’s. Today homeopathy in Britain is estimated to be growing at the rate of 20% a year. Over 30 million people in Europe use homeopathy, and approximately 130 million people in India. In Brazil, 15,000 physicians are practicing homeopaths.

One of the main tenets of homeopathy is that the medicinal potency of a substance is increased with its dilution. This is perhaps the most controversial. Many mainstream doctors and scientists argue that there is no way that a substance so diluted could possibly have any effect. Homeopathy is in their view ineffectual — any possible benefit that patients derived would have to be purely a placebo effect.

The scientific community was recently set abuzz by the current research of Professor Luc Montagnier. Professor Montagnier is the French scientist who won the 2009 Nobel Prize for discovering the AIDS virus. His current research provides evidence that ultra high dilutions, such as those used in homeopathy, do in fact have effects.  Professor Montagnier has shocked the scientific and medical establishment by stating that water has a memory that continues after many dilutions.

Montagnier has discovered that highly diluted solutions containing the DNA of viruses and bacteria “emit low frequency radio waves” and that such waves affect the molecules around them, turning them into organized structures. These structures in turn emit waves and Montagnier found that these waves remain in the water even after it has been diluted many times. This wave activity suggests that homeopathy may indeed have a scientific basis. “High dilutions are not nothing” says Professor Montagnier, “they are water structures that mimic the original molecules”

Montagnier refers to another earlier researcher, Jacques Benveniste, as a “modern Galileo.” Montagnier  says: “Benveniste was rejected by everybody because he was too far ahead…He lost everything, his lab, his money…I am told some people have reproduced Benveniste’s results but are too afraid to publish it because of the intellectual terror from people who don’t understand it.”

Clearly, if the basis of homeopathy is shown to be a scientifically proven phenomenon, not a placebo effect as many in the scientific community maintain, it has profound implications for the future of health care. There are several important benefits, among them:

1. No side effects. Homeopathic medicines have no known side effects. As they are made from tiny amounts of highly diluted substances, it is impossible to for any kind of poisoning to occur. What is commonly called the “side effects” of prescription drugs, if caused by any other substance, would be called poisoning. In fact, every year more people die from adverse reactions to drugs than die in car accidents in the United States alone.

2. Lower cost. Homeopathic medicines are inexpensive. Typically, a month’s supply of a single medicine can be had for $10 or less.

3.Homeopathic medicines work by stimulating the body’s own healing force.  When a person is under homeopathic treatment, the medicine is decreased as the body’s health is restored. With allopathic medicine, chronic  health conditions are treated symptomatically with drugs. If the patient stops the drug, the condition returns.  Basically, the body is being chemically altered to get rid of symptoms. In and of itself, there is nothing wrong with this.  However, if there are toxic effects to the body such as liver and kidney damage,as is common with many drugs, the long term use of  the drug to alleviate symptoms actually causes the body to be more diseased

As the public is becoming more educated and aware that there are effective alternatives to  drugs, it is more likely to turn to healthy alternatives such as homeopathy to improve their health and well-being.  Research done by a Nobel winning scientist can only make homeopathy more respected and credible, both by the scientific community and the public at large.


Valerie contacted me for help in dealing with her newly diagnosed case of pulmonary hypertension. Due to this condition, she was experiencing severe bouts of shortness of breath, chest pain, anxiety, and heart palpitations on an ongoing basis. Her medical doctor had given her a rather bleak prognosis, as the condition is chronic and serious and can shorten one’s lifespan considerably, to as little as two years from diagnosis. Valerie was afraid she was going to die in the near future, within one year she felt, and expressed this to me.

When I looked at Valerie’s energy field, I could see a large mass of dark green energy in her chest area. I asked Valerie if she had any experiences from her past where she still felt unresolved grief. She mentioned the love of her life had died and she had never fully gotten over it. I guided her through several EFT meridian therapy tapping sequences around the feelings of loss of this extremely significant love relationship, specifically the idea that she would never again have love in her life. (This was the only relationship where she had truly felt loved and was a tremendous loss.) After several rounds of tapping on these issues to neutral, her anxiety level decreased and her breathing eased somewhat.

Our next session again focused on another significant relationship, that with her daughter. Her relationship with her daughter was severely strained. There had been an incident where one of Valerie’s boyfriends had been sexually inappropriate with her daughter, and she had never forgiven her for it. Valerie felt horrible guilt about this and overcompensated by allowing her daughter to mistreat her in various ways. Valerie did not believe she deserved to be treated well by her daughter because of what had happened. I looked at her energy field and saw dark blue in her chest area, indicating Valerie was giving her will and authority to her daughter in order to feel deserving of love, and not able to be in alignment with her own truth. I guided Valerie through several tapping sequences, first about forgiving herself, and then being able to listen to and honor her own needs in relationships.

By the end of the session, Valerie’s breathing was easier and less labored. Her anxiety level had also diminished significantly.

When I next spoke with Valerie, she reported she had been breathing significantly easier. She was experiencing much less anxiety and heart palpitations, and her sleep had improved. Valerie was feeling less guilt and depression about her relationship with her daughter, but their relationship was still severely strained. Her daughter was still very cold with her, sometimes to the point of rudeness and contempt. Valerie did not know how to act and be with her daughter and still feel okay about herself. We tapped on the issue of having a healthy boundary with her daughter, being able to say “no” when she needed to, and feeling good about her own choices and decisions.
Our next few sessions continued to focus on Valerie’s relationships, both with her daughter, and her father, who had been abusive to her as a child. Her health steadily improved, to the point where she was experiencing little to no symptoms.

About six weeks after her initial diagnosis, her doctor ran more tests to further evaluate her condition. The tests came back negative–he could find no signs of pulmonary hypertension. He was bewildered and could give no explanation as to the findings. Valerie was thrilled to get a clean bill of health from the physician who had given her such a grim prognosis.

One of the biggest challenges to weight loss is controlling food cravings. Giving in to a food craving can ruin a whole week of disciplined healthy eating and put that pound or two right back on.
Trying to control this type of urge can pose quite a challenge to your weight loss goal.

The best way I have found to eliminate food cravings on the spot is Meridian Tapping Therapy, or EFT. Meridian therapy is basically a cross-breeding of hypnotherapy with acupuncture. A relatively new energy healing technique, EFT is beginning to gain acceptance by the more traditional healthcare community. EFT is easy to learn and can help break the food addiction cycle. If you want to break your chocolate or ice cream habit, then EFT is for you. The technique can be self-applied with minimal training. It simply involves tapping on a series of points on your upper body (acupuncture points) while holding in mind your problem food craving.

To try it out, have some of your favorite problem food at hand —chips, donut, ice cream — whatever you crave. Now get in touch with your craving. For example, let’s say you have a ‘fatal attraction’ for chocolate. OK, and take the chocolate out of its wrapper. Go ahead and smell it.

Next, mentally rate your craving on a scale from 1-10 with 10 being very strong craving and 1 being very little. (If you are dealing with a problem food craving the rating should be at least a 5. ) This number rating will help you to assess where you are in the craving reduction process and how many repetitions are needed to complete it. Now begin the tapping procedure.

With the three middle fingers of one hand, tap on the outside edge of the palm of your opposite hand. (This is called the “karate chop point”, the contact part of the hand used when performing a karate chop. While tapping on the karate chop point, say to yourself, “Even though I have this ________(in this case, “chocolate”) craving I deeply and completely accept myself.” (This is called the “set-up.”)
The next part is to tap 7-9 times on each of the EFT points of the remaining sequence while repeating the reminder phrase.
1)Begin tapping on the beginning of the eyebrow (closest to the nose) and repeat, “This _______ (chocolate) craving”.

2) Tap the outer of the eye bone socket , repeat “This______ (chocolate) craving”.

3) Tap under the eye, repeat “This______ (chocolate) craving”.

4) Tap on the area below the nose above the upper lip, repeat “This______ (chocolate) craving”.

5) Tap on the chin below the lower lip, repeat “This______ (chocolate) craving”.

6) Tap where the collar bones meet at the to of the breastbone, repeat “This______ (chocolate) craving”.

7) Tap at the bottom of the armpit, repeat “This______ (chocolate) craving”.

8)Tap at the top of the head, repeat “This______ (chocolate)

Now check in with yourself to re-assess. How strong is your craving now? It should be slightly less. If you are still tempted, go through and repeat the tapping sequence again until you no longer desire the food. You may need to repeat this process over a period of time to break your addiction to that problem food until the craving becomes manageable.

If you have the will power to use this tapping method for each and every undesirable food craving, you will find it much easier to limit your food intake and gain healthy eating habits.

Painful experiences from your past can have powerful effects long into your adult life. Memories of these experiences stay lodged in the subconscious, and can be triggered by any current event that even remotely reminds us of the earlier painful event. A fight with a boyfriend can trigger memories of an absent father that starts an emotional tailspin. An angry boss can leave someone who had an abusive parent shaking inside, unable to defend themselves.There are various types of psychological talk therapies that aim at healing and resolving the wounding of the psyche that was caused by earlier childhood experiences. For many people, however, talk therapies are limited in being able to completely heal the original emotional wound, as intellectual understanding is often not enough to completely resolve and release it from the subconscious.

An innovative new method which can be used to address this problem is meridian tapping therapy, or Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). EFT is an energy based technique based on acupuncture that has been found to be remarkably effective in healing past traumas, and is beginning to gain acceptance by the more traditional psychotherapeutic community. It simply involves tapping on a series of acupuncture points while holding the issue being treated in mind. The actual technique is relatively easy to learn, and can be self-applied with minimal training. (Though if you have problematic mental health issues you may want to consult with an experienced EFT health care practitioner.)

Recall a past experience that still holds a lot of emotional charge for you when you think about it. Replay the event in your mind as if it was a movie. If you could give this memory/movie a title, what would it be? For instance a memory of a parent yelling might simply be “Rage!” (The only important point is that it fits how you see and feel the memory when you think about it.) Next, mentally give the memory a rating from 1-10 on how much emotional charge it holds for you, 10 being very charged, 1 being very little. This will help you to assess where you are and how many repetitions are needed.

Now, begin the tapping sequence. With the three middle fingers of one hand, tap on the outside edge of the palm of your opposite hand. (This is called the “karate chop point”, because it is the contact part of the hand used when performing a karate chop.) While tapping on the karate chop point, say to yourself, “Even though I have this _____(movie title, for example, “Rage!”), I deeply and completely accept myself.” (This is called the “set-up.”)

The next part is to tap 7-9 times on each of the EFT points of the remaining sequence while repeating the reminder phrase.
1) Begin tapping on the beginning of the eyebrow (closest to the nose) and repeat, “This ______ (movie title)”.
2)Tap the outer of the eye bone socket , repeat “This______”.
3) Tap under the eye, repeat “ This________”.
4) Tap on the area below the nose above the upper lip, repeat “This ________”.
5)Tap on the chin below the lower lip, repeat “This_______”.
6) Tap where the collar bones meet at the to of the breastbone, repeat “This_____________.”
7) Tap at the bottom of the armpit, repeat “This_________.”
8)Tap at the top of the head, repeat “This _________”.

Now check in with yourself. Think about the memory—how charged does it feel to you now? It should feel slightly less. (If it feels more charged, you are getting more in touch with feelings that were buried below the surface.) What number rating would you give it now? Continue repeating the entire process until the memory holds very little charge for you. This may take several repetitions if it is a very charged memory. Be patient with the process and yourself.

Remember that this experience has stayed with you for a long time and it may take a few repetitions to eliminate its hold on your psyche. Also, give it some time–you may not notice the full benefit of the tapping until a few days after. Try this healing technique on yourself—you have nothing to lose and everything to gain!

Do you have any of these ADD symptoms: problems focusing, forgetfulness, inattentiveness, fidgeting, or distractibility? These ADD symptoms are remarkably similar to the symptoms of emotional trauma (sometimes called PTSD or post-traumatic stress disorder). Do your traumatic memories date back to a difficult childhood?

ADD is emerging as an adult diagnosis, thought to affect five percent of American adults. If you have ADD, you already know how its behaviors interfere with productivity and relationships. If you have this problem, you want to address and resolve it.

In my 20 years of treating ADD adults, I have seen recurring patterns of unresolved early emotional trauma. Many ADD cases have a common unresolved experience of an abusive parent or a critical teacher. The residual wound reopens in the face of some other situation such as a “boss from hell”, weakening the client’s ability to feel safe and confident in the world. When the residual issue is addressed and treated, the subconscious anxiety goes away. With the doubts gone, the ADD-like symptoms and behaviors evaporate.

This is not to say that that all cases of ADD are due solely to prior traumatic experiences. There are many types and causes of ADD. The point is a previous trauma is often not recognized as the cause. A PTSD diagnosis may be characterized as a condition due to specific severe traumatic events in the recent past, such as a war experience or a car accident. However, an abusive childhood can have an impact similar to a war experience, since in a child’s mind, abandonment or parental anger seem life-threatening, due to the child’s deeply dependent state.

Many people turn to drug treatment for severe ADD symptoms. Stimulants such as Adderall, Ritalin and dexedrine are considered helpful in treating the symptoms of ADD. However, these drugs have unpleasant side effects and can be addictive. Natural alternatives, such as homeopathy and EFT meridian therapy, can heal the problem without side effects rather than just treat the symptoms.