• Expert Advice
  • Ask Pharmaca: What is Homeopathy?

    Q: I don’t understand the difference between homeopathy and everything else. Isn’t all natural medicine homeopathic? A. Homeopathy or homeopathic medicine is often misused as an “umbrella” term to talk about natural and alternative therapies. But homeopathic medicine should not be confused with herbal medicine, Chinese medicine or any other natural […]

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  • Aching for Arnica

    Ah, summer weekends. They can be filled with exciting activities, but also with the potential for sprained ankles and bruised knees. Get ahead of the game with Arnica, one of the most common ingredients in pain-relieving homeopathic remedies. What is Arnica? Arnica (full name: Arnica montana) grows naturally in Europe, […]

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  • “Natural” vs. “Organic” vs. “Homeopathic” Health and Beauty Products

    You will often see the words “natural” and “organic” used on a variety of health and beauty products, and some people believe these words are interchangeable. Here’s how they’re different. Homeopathic Let’s first explain what “homeopathic” means when it comes to medicine or products. Simply put, homeopathic remedies come from […]