Basic Homeopathy

Our Basic course is designed for complete beginners in homeopathy, but if you have been using remedies at home for some time already you will still find plenty of new insights, different remedies and valuable guidance in homeopathic philosophy.

The course is divided into 6 sessions, each 2 hours long, and delivered live on zoom.

£100

Next 6 week course begins: Wed 26th June, ’24

7-9pm (GMT +1)

Course calendar.

Please contact us if you’re not paying the full fee.


Course calendar

This course is available on the following dates:

1. Wednesday 26th June 2024, at 7-9pm (GMT +1), for six consecutive weeks.

Course content

The course content is roughly as follows:

Session 1:


Remedies for accidents, injuries and surgery.

Principles: Dilution and potency explained.

Arnica

Our main remedy after injury and surgery, overexertion and shock.

Session 2:


Remedies for fevers and colds.

Principles: The importance of symptoms, individualising all treatment, interpreting change after your remedy

Belladonna

Commonly used for fevers and inflammation – earache, sore throat, headache.

Session 3:


Remedies for coughs, earaches and sore throats.

Principles: Understanding how particular stresses and weather changes are important in choosing a remedy

Pulsatilla

Pulsatilla: Productive coughs and colds; earaches; emotional changes.

Session 4:


Remedies for digestive upsets

Principles: Repetition and dosage.

Nux Vomica

Nux Vomica: Often used for the results of over-indulgence in rich or varied food, alcohol, sweets and the resulting mood changes.

Session 5:


Remedies for burns, bites and stings

Principles: What is a Proving?

Apis Mel

Apis Mel: Localised swollen, stinging, redness after bites from insects or allergy.

Session 6:


Remedies for shock and emotional distress

Principles: Acute vs chronic.

Aconite

Aconite: Shock, panic, fear – widely used for panic attacks, nightmares.

Course overview

Our Basic course is designed for complete beginners in homeopathy, but if you have been using remedies at home for some time already you will still find plenty of new insights, different remedies and valuable guidance in homeopathic philosophy. There will be an experienced teacher for you to ask questions of. Our courses are delivered ‘live’ but online – so they are not pre-recorded. You will have the same teacher for all six sessions (barring illness!) and there will be time to answer your questions and for students to exchange ideas and experiences. You can find more information about our teachers here.

We advise you to buy a remedy kit from the outset. Our Basic course is pegged to the Basic 18-remedy Homeopathy kit available from Helios Pharmacy. However, we always cover a few extra remedies in addition. Ainsworth’s homeopathic pharmacy also produces excellent starter kits for home use. If you already have a selection of remedies at home, you may not need to buy a kit and can top up your supply with individual remedies from any of the main homeopathic pharmacies listed below.

You do not need to buy any books to do the course – a complete set of notes will be sent by either email or post, as you choose. However, if you would like to buy a book they are widely available and the homeopathic pharmacies listed below stock a wide range of introductory titles. You’ll find that you get more out of the course if you read through the notes carefully before the classes start. We also advise being prepared to take some extra notes during the sessions.

The course is divided into 6 sessions, each 2 hours long, and delivered live on zoom. Your teacher will use our Power Points to back up the information in the Handbook. Each session is a mixture of teaching about remedies (materia medica) (approximately an hour and a half) and an introduction to some relevant homeopathic philosophy or principles (approximately half an hour). There will always be time allowed for questions.

This course is now registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association) and can be used for CPD credits if you are a practitioner.

Study Aims

After completing the course you should feel confident in using a range of widely prescribed first-aid remedies to yourself, your family and friends for simple, everyday, self-limiting health problems such as those listed above. You should have a basic understanding of the homeopathic understanding of disease, of how remedies are made and why a particular remedy is chosen.

You do not need to buy any books to do the course – a complete set of notes will be sent by either email or post, as you choose. However, if you would like to buy a book they are widely available and the homeopathic pharmacies listed below stock a wide range of introductory titles. You’ll find that you get more out of the course if you read through the notes carefully before the classes start. We also advise being prepared to take some extra notes during the sessions.

There will be an experienced teacher for you to ask questions of. Our courses are delivered ‘live’ but online – so they are not pre-recorded. You will have the same teacher for all six sessions (barring illness!) and there will be time to answer your questions and for students to exchange ideas and experiences.

Disclaimer

If in doubt, always call your surgery or NHS 111 for advice or a consultation. Becoming a confident home prescriber of homeopathy does not equip you to diagnose disease or to charge for your services or for remedies.

Price

Our 6-session Basics course costs £100. This includes the 12 hours of tuition in a small group, the 30-page handbook and a free follow-on session at the end of the course for you to ask questions about your first attempts at giving remedies.

Strapped for cash?

  • Share a course with a friend (only one Handbook is emailed out and only one zoom link – so you have to be together for all 6 sessions)
  • Bring a friend: if you bring someone else onto the course you’re booked on, we can offer you BOTH a 20% reduction
  • Ask us for a concession
  • Ask someone to buy you one of our £50 vouchers as a gift

If you complete our course and feel the benefit, perhaps you’d like to help someone else do the same by offering a contribution to their fee – contact us for how to do this.

Testimonials

“I have just completed the homeopathy for living course and I feel really inspiried and very grateful. This course help me understand how to deal with injuries, coughs, colds, digestive issues among other common ailments and emergencies. It has giving me the confidence to recognize common illnesses and their first aid remedies for myself and my family and even my pets.”

Gina, 2022

“Thank you for all the remedies and uses we discussed this week but also for the other resources given to support us during those difficult days treating coughs, ear aches, etc. It goes to show your generosity and the desire to share with everyone other potential remedies to support us during our recovery.”

Gina, 2022