Comparison between Allopathy, Homeopathy and Ayurveda

Choosing the best treatment option for a particular disease can be confusing considering the merits and demerits of the treatment methodologies like allopathy, homeopathy and ayurveda.

Though Ayurveda is the oldest system of medicine, originated from India since ages and homeopathy slowly is making a mark among the different medicinal systems, but when it comes to the most preferred choice of medication, allopathy is the lion of the market.

With the rising confusion and tales associated with these medications, it becomes vital to compare all these medicine systems to find out the major differences between them and to get an idea which one is ideal for different diseases at different times.


Allopathy is the treatment of disease with drugs having effects opposite to the symptoms.
Fact: The main disadvantage of allopathy is that most of the medicines are associated with some side effects.


Homeopathy is an holistic medicine which uses natural substances (in the form of a tablet) with the aim of triggering the body's own healing mechanisms.
Fact: Use of homeopathy and allopathy drugs simultaneously for the same disease is not advisable.


Ayurveda is also known as the science of natural healing because it derives its medicines from nature.
All the medicine systems, allopathy, homeopathy and ayurveda have their own merits and demerits and your choice should depend on the disease, cause of illness, possible ways of treatment.

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