Apart from the conflicting findings of clinical trials into the efficacy of homeopathic treatments, lack of acceptance for this form of therapy also relates to the prevailing scientific view that it is not possible for water to be modified by the vanishingly small amounts of substances that are used in homeopathy, in such a way that would enable the water to produce a therapeutic effect.
Recently, however, a team working at the cutting-edge Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory at Stanford University in the US has begun to shed new light on the mysteries of water and revealed that the structure of this ubiquitous substance is actually quite different from what scientists have believed for decades.
Using x-rays generated by the synchrotron - a kind of particle
accelerator - to study chemical bonds in molecules of water, the scientists have discovered that water not only has quite a different structure from what had been assumed from the largely
theoretical studies of the past, but it can also have its properties changed rather easily.
Therefore, what is claimed to occur during the preparation of
homeopathic remedies must now be seen as at least a theoretical possibility.
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