Quiz on homeopathic medicines

In The Nutty Professor (1963)

Here are a few questions for people who are familiar with homeopathic medicines and would like to check their knowledge. But it is also for those who do not know too much, since in my next post I will give the answers with their explanations.

1-    Homeopathic medicines are regulated by the FDA as:

  1. Drugs
  2. Foods
  3. Dietary supplements
  4. Herbal supplements
  5. Vitamins

2-    Can you take homeopathic medicines along with other drugs, supplements or herbs?

  1. Yes
  2. Yes, but you have to wait 2 hours between each one
  3. No, because of possible interferences

3-    Can you apply a Arnica gel or cream on open wounds?

  1. Yes, because they speed up wound healing
  2. No

4-    According to the Principle of Similars, which of these homeopathic medicines is most likely to relieve nausea and vertigo?

  1. Allium cepa (homeopathic medicine from the onion)
  2. Belladonna (homeopathic medicine from the Deadly nightshade)
  3. Histaminum (homeopathic medicine from Histamine)
  4. Tabacum (homeopathic medicine from Tobacco)

5-    Low dilutions (such as 6C) are more appropriate for:

  1. Local symptoms
  2. General symptoms
  3. Symptoms affecting behavior
  4. Children and elderly

6-    High dilutions (such as 30C) are more appropriate for:

  1. Chronic conditions
  2. Acute conditions

7-    According to the Principle of Similars, which of these homeopathic medicines is most likely to relieve sleeplessness:

  1. Arnica montana
  2. Coffea (homeopathic medicine from the coffee bean)
  3. Belladonna
  4. Apis mellifica (homeopathic medicine from the honey bee)

8-     Which one is NOT an advantage of homeopathic medicines?

  1.  Safe
  2.  Do not interact with other drugs, herbs or supplements
  3.  Mask symptoms
  4.  No contra-indications

9-    The more acute the condition the more frequently you take the homeopathic medicine

  1. True
  2. False

10-     What is the English name for the plant Arnica Montana originates from?

  1.  The Mountain Daisy
  2.  The Garden Marigold
  3.  Ragweed
  4. The Bitter Apple

11-     All homeopathic medicines are made from herbs

  1. True
  2. False

12-     Homeopathic medicines are used in how many countries :

  1.  <12
  2.  20
  3.  45
  4. >75

13-     As for any other medicine, you should give smaller doses of homeopathic medicines to children  :

  1. True
  2. False

14-     Jerry Lewis is more popular in France than in the US

  1. True
  2. False


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