It is quite common among the
patients or some time among Doctors also, to take any medicine as
homeopathic, if it is labeled as homeopathic medicine by the
manufacturer.If we ask :
Is Quinine a homeopathic remedy?
Is Tinct. Cinchona a homeopathic medicine?
Answer : Some
say no, some yes, some hesitant.
Is cinchona Q a homeopathic
Answer : yes
Is china 200 a homeopathic remedy?
: Yes of course.
But the reality is neither quinine nor Tinct.
Cinchona, nor Cinchona Q, nor China 200, is an allopathic or homeopathic
medicine per se. These are all simply medicines.A medicine does neither
become allopathic or homeopathic by dint of its name , nor according to
the name of the manufacturer or even the professional label of the
In fact a drug becomes a medicine when made suitable
for prescription. A medicine becomes a remedy, when applied against a
particular diseased condition.
A REMEDY BECOMES HOMEOPATHIC ONLY
WHEN APPLIED ON THE BASIS OF SYMPTOM SIMILARITY. ANY REMEDY PRESCRIBED
ON ANY OTHER BASIS OR PRINCIPLE, CAN BE ANY THING, OTHER THAN