We all grieve. It’s part of life. The fact that it is a universal exper­ience raises the question of whether or not we should consider griev­ing to be normal and, if not, when is it not normal? In other words, when would it require treatment? That question, in turn, raises fundamental questions about the purpose of homeopathic treatment. After all, why would we want to treat normal life?

Let’s begin by addressing that. The first principle of homeopathy is the treat­ment of like with like. Every remedy is described in the standard materia medica which collate the information from sources such as provings and clinical experience. These remedy descriptions are like stories or patterns. Homeopathic treatment involves selecting the remedy whose description best matches the stories or the life patterns of the patient. See more about this interesting subject by clicking on this link.