Klimienė, Irena; Špakauskas, Vytautas
June 2005
Veterinarija ir Zootechnika;2005, Vol. 30 Issue 52, p21
Academic Journal
In this review the information about veterinary homeopathy, the usage of veterinary homeopathic preparations for prophylaxis and treatment of animals is summarized. Homeopathy (treatment with low doses of natural substances) started to be applied in veterinary 200 years ago, while it's new direction homotoxicology 20 years ago. Reports have described that treatment of animals with homeopathic preparations is ecological and can substitude treatment with hormones and antibiotics. The homeopathic therapy fits to productive animals, because there is no waiting period. It is proved by researches that homeopathic medicine increases activity of immune system, the active substances from herbs affect viruses and therefore fits to cure acute forms of animal infections. The literature data shows that homeopathic medicines suits to treat stress and nervous system disorders in horses and pet animals as well as to normalize heart fibre's electrical activity. Homeopathic medicine is used to cure different trauma's, degenerational, acute and chronic diseases. It is proved, that antihomotoxical medicine is effective in small and big animal practise and for treatment of metabolic disorders in productive animals.


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