If you truly feel you need a flu shot, consider the homeopathic alternative.
Homeopathy is a system of medicine based on three principles:
• Like cures like
For example, if the symptoms of your cold are similar to what happens when you cut an onion (watery eyes for example), then allium or onion would be your homeopathic remedy.
• Minimal Dose
The remedy is taken in an extremely dilute form; normally one part of the remedy to around 1,000,000,000,000 parts of water.
• The Single Remedy
No matter how many symptoms are experienced, only one remedy is taken, and that remedy will be aimed at all those symptoms.
Similar principals form the basis of conventional vaccines where an impotent form of the virus is given to booster the immune system against that particular virus.
However, the dose and method of delivery commonly used by doctors poses a significant risk of harm to those being vaccinated. Conventional vaccinations involve crude doses of the microbe linked to the disease being vaccinated against, and the dose is injected directly into the blood stream, bypassing all of the natural defense mechanisms of the body. Thus, the body receives too strong a dose and too suddenly, creating a shock to the person that can lead to reactions from mild to severe, including death in some cases. The use of actual viral material also sets the body up for auto-immune disorders, a fact well documented in the research literature.
There are also the carrying agents in the vaccine fluid itself. It can contain acetone – used in nail polish removers and furniture strippers; thimerisol – a mercury-derivative outlawed for use in contact lens wetting solutions because it is a carcinogen; formaldehyde and other insidious substances.
The homeopathic immunization by comparison provides a dose of an infinitesimal amount of the virus material alone which does not shock the system. By following natural laws it is able to reach deeply into the cellular level of the patient and stimulate a more holistic immune response without risk to the filtering systems (kidneys, liver) of the body or of generating any auto-immune response such as allergies.
With the Center for Disease Control in the United States reporting that “…influenza vaccines are still among the least effective immunizing agents available, and this seems to be particularly true for elderly recipients,” the homeopathic alternative offers a safe and effective prevention against influenza.
In the influenza epidemic of 1918-1919, where the conventional medical death rates were soaring to 30% and beyond, the homeopathic physicians of that time lost less than 1% of their patients.
No system of vaccination can provide a 100% guarantee of protection. Factors such as nutrition, stress and overall health also come into play. However, the homeopathic immunization is unique in being free of side effects, being gentle and highly effective.