Commonly Asked Questions


Do homoeopathic remedies have side effects?

There are no recorded cases of side effects occurring when homoeopathic remedies have been used in accordance with their directions for use.

Is it safe to take Naturo Pharm homoeopathic remedies containing Arnica during pregnancy?

Homoeopathic remedies are prepared by subjecting the base substance to a special process called 'potentisation', which highly dilutes the base substance and enhances the remedy's curative properties. There has not been any recorded cases of harm coming to a mother or child during pregnancy as a result of using homoeopathic remedies appropriately. So, yes, Naturo Pharm remedies containing Arnica may be taken during pregnancy, however a health care professional should be consulted before usinganymedication in the first three months of pregnancy.

Can I take Naturo Pharm homoeopathic remedies when breastfeeding?

There has never been a recorded case of any harm coming to a baby when homoeopathic remedies have been used during breastfeeding in accordance with directions for use.

Will I fail a drugs test if I take Naturo Pharm homoeopathic remedies?

No. Because Naturo Pharm remedies contain absolutely no drugs, sports people subject to drugs testing can take them without worry.

Are Naturo Pharm remedies gluten free?

Yes, they are. There is no gluten in Naturo Pharm tablet or liquid remedies.

What do Naturo Pharm tablets contain? Who should take them?

Tablet remedies are manufactured using a gluten free base of lactose (milk sugar). They are usually safe for diabetics, however professional advice should be sought if in doubt. They are not suitable for anyone with lactose intolerance. It is recommended that tablets not be given to babies and very young children.

Naturo Pharm liquid and oral spray remedies contain alcohol, should I be concerned?

Liquid remedies are manufactured using a small amount of ethyl alcohol as a preservative in a water base. In a suggested dose (4 drops of liquid or 2 sprays of the oral spray) the quantity of alcohol per dose is so small as to be of no consequence.

Some creams available today contain beeswax, do Naturo Pharm creams contain beeswax?

No, Naturo Pharm creams are manufactured by incorporating mother tinctures into a non-greasy aqueous cream base. The benefits of this type of cream base is that the cream absorbs quickly into the skin; moisturises the skin; does not leave greasy stains on clothing; and is low allergenic i.e. people with bee allergies can use Naturo Pharm creams.

Some creams and ointments contain parabens, do Naturo Pharm creams and ointments contain parabens?

No, Naturo Pharm creams and ointments are hypo-allergenic and do not contain parabens.

Are Naturo Pharm products quality products?

Naturo Pharm Limited, has produced homoeopathic remedies in New Zealand for approximately 25 years. All our remedies are made from only the purest ingredients and to strict internationally recognised ISO 9001:2000 quality standards.


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