Homeopathic medicine gained its greatest popularity, mainly due to its impressive successes in the treatment of infectious diseases during the 19th century. Mortality rates due to cholera, scarlet fever, typhoid, and yellow fever, between patients following homeopathic and conventional treatments, were typically two to eight times lower, respectively (Bradford, 1900; Ullman, 2007).
As a result of these successes, more than 100 homeopathic hospitals and 22 homeopathic colleges were build, in the early 20th century, including Boston University, the University of Michigan, New York Medical College, and Hahnemann Medical College.
If homeopathy can have such significant results on treatmenting people suffering from these serious infectious diseases, there is no doubt that today it can be just as effective, and more, in treating various, common, infectious diseases.
- Urinary tract infections