Category: Homeopathy Articles

These homeopathy articles were written by Deborah Olenev CCH RSHom NA over a span of 25 years. She shares her experience and understanding of this great healing art and science.


Meditation How and Why? Whether your faith is Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, or atheist, it doesn’t matter, all humans can benefit from meditation. Meditation at its core is the simplest and most natural human activity. It is taking time to connect with the source of who we are. When studying meditation techniques from …

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Health in the Age of WiFi

Cell Tower

Health in the Age of WiFi The less one knows about this subject, the happier one generally is. The question arises: Is ignorance bliss when it comes to Wifi radiation or EMFs (electromagnetic fields). Whether Wifi radiation is or is not a health threat is as controversial a question as does global warming really exist. …

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Nutrition Concepts for a Healthy Life


Nutrition Concepts for a Healthy Life The focus of this article is on nutrition – the appreciation  of whose value I came to very late in life. All of my understanding of nutrition hitherto has really been culturally based. I ate and cooked the way my parents and grandparents cooked. I was raised in Iran, …

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Cliffs of Gualala

One of the first injunctions in Samuel Hahneman, the founder of homeopathy’s, great book, The Or ganon of the Healing Arts or The Organon of Medicine, is the injunction to remove obstacles to cure. In the modern world, where we live with environmental pollution within and outside of our homes, this injunction is more important …

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Vaccinations the Homeopathic Perspective

Vaccinations the Homeopathic Perspective This article was written in response to a grandmother’s question about vaccinating her granddaugher. Dear Debbie, My daughter will be vaccinating her baby sooner than later, even though I asked her to delay until the baby will be at least 2 years old. Is there any homeopathic remedy that she can …

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The Elements of Health

Walking the Dog by Treeshark

The Elements of Health What does it take to be healthy? Is it enough just to take a homeopathic remedy? The answer is absolutely not. Health has to be approached from many angles. The first ingredient is nutrition. You can prescribe the best remedies, but if the nutrition is poor then the remedies will be …

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Arnica Montana Spirit of the Remedy

Falling Down

Arnica Montana Spirit of the Remedy   While watching the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi I got inspired to write an article about  the personality characteristics of people who need Arnica montana as a constitutional remedy. I learned about the personality characteristics of Arnica montana from Frans Kusse’s book called Homeopathic Types. I had never …

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Lycopodium Homeopathic Remedy

Lycopodium Homeopathic Remedy   In this article from one of my newsletters I feature Lycopodium clavatum, an utterly magnificent remedy. Why is it magnificent? Because it delivers healing when administered to a person who has the Lycopodium  characteristics, regardless of age or gender. Lycopodium has a few clear guiding symptoms, which point you to consider …

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Is There One Homeopathic Remedy Needed Throughout a Person’s Life

Is There One Homeopathic Remedy Needed Throughout a Person’s Life I received a question from a client asking: Is There One Remedy Needed Throughout a Person’s Life? Here is my response: Dear Catherine (name made up), Your question Is There One Remedy Needed Throughout a Person’s Life?  is such a wonderful one. Thank you for asking …

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Pulsatilla Nigricans Materia Medica

Pulsatilla Nigricans Materia Medica I did not intend this article to be a  comprehensive materia medica of Pulsatilla nigricans when I began writing it, but it grew in scope as I did research for the article. Initially I wanted to present the pointers to the remedy that I carry with me in my mind, and which …

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LM Potencies vs. Centesimal Scale Remedies

LM Potencies vs. Centesimal Scale Remedies There are various ways to take homeopathic remedies. What I would like to do today is tell you about the two methods that I use most often: Centesimal Scale Remedies The centesimal scale remedies are the ones you see identified with the letter C after the number.  The dilution …

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A List of Homeopathic Remedies for Overseas Travel

A List of Homeopathic Remedies for Overseas Travel I received several calls over the summer from people asking me what remedies I recommend them to take along when they are traveling overseas. When my daughter went to India a number of years ago I prepared a kit for her. These are the remedies that I …

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Spiritual Homeopathy

Spiritual Homeopathy Many of my clients have not seen me for a number of years, so I would like to let you know how I work these days.   First of all, I try to practice what I preach. I meditate every morning when I wake up to get myself centered, that means out of …

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Questions about Alternating Remedies

Dear Friends, A man wrote me yesterday with some questions about alternating remedies, and I thought it would be fun to post his questions and my answers here, as others may have the same questions, so here goes: Question:  I had a question regarding alternating remedies. If you can’t find one remedy that covers all …

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The Method of No Method

Over the last few years I feel like I have come to a greater maturity in my practice. I have been studying and practicing homeopathy for 30 years, so I ought to have. I have learned the traditional homeopathic methods and have studied from the old masters. I have also studied and learned from the …

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Fools Crow Native American Shaman

Dear Wonderful Person, Please notice that I have addressed you as wonderful person rather than as friend or client. The reason I did this is that I have been reading about the life of Fools Crow, who was a great native American healer. He never used the words patient or client to address the people …

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Introduction to Homeopathy

What is Homeopathy? from Homeopathy for Health A History of Homeopathy The founder of homeopathy, and the man who coined its name, is Samuel Hahnemann. He was a physician, chemist, linguist, translator and father of ten children who was born in Leipzig, Germany in 1755. The famous story is told of how he was translating …

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Homeopathic and Folk Remedies for Colds and Flus

Dear Friends, We are right in the midst of the winter flu season and I know it has been traveling around the neighborhood, visiting my house and my neighbor’s houses.  Well, what can we do about it?  How do we protect ourselves and our loved one’s?  How do we hasten recovery?  Having just gone through …

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Correcting Character Weakness with Homeopathy

Correcting Character Weakness with Homeopathy There is one misconception that many of us have had or still have about homeopathy, and that is that homeopathy alone can correct our character weaknesses or challenging mental habits.  Yes, indeed, this does happen, but homeopathy should not be relied upon to make it happen, and our own personal …

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One or More Homeopathic Remedies for Life

One or More Homeopathic Remedies for Life Dear Friends, There are many different schools of thought as to whether there is only one remedy for a person throughout that person’s life, or whether people can benefit from different remedies at different stages of their lives. Here are my thoughts on that. Q. Is it true …

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