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← The trouble with homeopathy

Jumped Up Chimpanzee's Avatar Jump to comment 10 by Jumped Up Chimpanzee

Never mind that we have drunk a molecule of water that has passed through the bladder of Oliver Cromwell, we have probably all drunk a molecule of water that has passed through someone who has already taken a homeopathic remedy. In fact, we've probably all already had every homeopathic treatment ever dreamt up! I wondered why I felt so great!

One thing I don't understand, though, about alternative medicines is how do they qualify as "alternative", so that they are not required to go through the very rigorous and expensive tests that "conventional" medicines have to go through. If both forms of medicine are available on the NHS, what determines the difference?

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 12:49:00 UTC | #443720