FTC to Host September Workshop in Washington, DC, to Examine Advertising for Over-the-Counter Homeopathic Products #00432

Submission Number:
00432
Commenter:
carol chittenden
State:
New York
Initiative Name:
FTC to Host September Workshop in Washington, DC, to Examine Advertising for Over-the-Counter Homeopathic Products
As a consumer advocate, I support the unrestricted sale of homeopathic products, which have no known side effects if used in accordance with traditional prescribing methods, have been used safely at low cost around the world for hundreds of years, and can be used at the same time as prescription medicines. I have had the good fortune of using homeopathic remedies while pregnant for treatment of bee stings, to which I am allergic, and turning a breech baby. I have used homeopathy with my children for head injuries, bee stings, fever management, and ear infections. Even an injured, black tooth pronounced "dead" by the dentist came back to healthy and white with homeopathy. My dog's golf ball sized cancerous tumor disappeared within 2 days of using homeopathy. Sports professionals and families are becoming very familiar with the use of remedies like arnica for injuries. Homeopathy can be easily understood by the lay person, dosing for acute issues is not complex and could be applied to any product label. The National Center for Homeopathy is a wealth of information on homeopathy. NCH study groups are a wonderful way to learn more about homeopathy, as are books by leading homeopaths. Beyond Flat Earth is a good introductory book used by NCH study groups and is offered as a free download at http://www.beyondflatearth.com/ for anyone who would like to learn more.