Millions of people across the world use and rely on homeopathic remedies. Homeopathy is very popular and widely used throughout Europe, France, Germany and Holland all have a large number of doctors who prescribe homeopathic medicines.
A recent survey suggested that 80% of people receiving homeopathy in the UK were satisfied with their treatment. More details are at http://www.boiron.com/en/htm/01_homeo_aujourdhui/h...
Homeopathy is said to be $200 million a year industry in the United States.
Today there are a rapidly growing number of allopathic doctors using homeopathic medicines or referring patients to homeopathic physicians:
39% of French family physicians
20% of German physicians
10% of Italian physicians
Homeopathy is practised in 41 out of 42 European countries, and is the most widespread, registered alternative form of treatment in 5 European countries and among the most frequently used forms of treatment in 11 countries. About 45% of the medical doctors in the Netherlands think these preparations are effective.
A survey in The British Medical Journal (7 June, 1986), shows that 42% of British medical doctors refer patients to homeopathic doctors, who are integrated in the public health system. An article in New York Times says that visits to British homeopaths increased by 39% yearly some years ago.