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Talk:Unusual homeopathic remedies

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This Alternative medicine related article has been awarded BRONZE status for quality. It's getting there, but could be better with improvement. See RationalWiki:Article rating for more information.

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Bronze? this is a fun article. Totnesmartin (talk) 15:19, 19 September 2010 (UTC)

Indeed. I'm impressed that most of them seem about as genuine as you can expect. Scarlet A.pngbomination 15:43, 19 September 2010 (UTC)

positronium[edit]

Hey guys, Not that this makes the proving much more logical, but positrons are not so hard to come by as most antimatter, since they're a product of beta-plus decay. Sources that decay in this matter are used by doctors in positron-emission tomography. It is thus feasible that the homeopaths in question here were able to expose a vial of water to a positron beam, and some of these positrons would presumably have run into a stray electron to form positronium. This is basically the process they describe in the proving, and indeed they claim to have detected decay photons of the "characteristic" energy (I do not know whether the claimed energy is indeed characteristic of positron-electron annihilation).

Whether putting a vial in water in front of a beam of positrons for a few hours, then diluting the results and drinking has theraputic effects is rather another matter.— Unsigned, by: 175.198.222.227 / talk / contribs

+1, the "Pharmaceutical Preparation" section states that they used a sodium-22 source. But the ethanol solution that was diluted never came into contact with antimatter. It was just irradiated with the gamma radiation resulting from annihilation. --Tweenk (talk) 21:24, 6 November 2011 (UTC)


Carcinosin[edit]

This is a bit more mainstream but is suposedly originaly derived from cancer tissue.Geni (talk) 12:03, 6 March 2013 (UTC)


TV emanation[edit]

http://www.interhomeopathy.org/great-lakes-proving-of-tv-emanation

B minor[edit]

Perhaps the weirdest one I've seen is B minor (yes the music note) I'll try and find a source. Christopher (talk) 17:33, 8 March 2017 (UTC)