As per homeopathy, micro-organisms are not the primary
cause for disease but rather as opportunist invaders to an
already weakened body. Hence, the first priority for maintaining
health is always to strengthen and balance the body as much
Even the World Health Organization (WHO) says that \"the best
vaccine against common infectious diseases is an adequate
diet\". Adequate, balanced nutrition and a healthy psychological
environment together with constitutional homeopathic treatment
in case it is necessary, are the most important steps to take in
order to avoid complications of childhood
In one rare study of homeopathic prophylaxis the result was
89% success in prevention of childhood diseases (Golden, p.
142). This is similar to the success rate of conventional
vaccines, which is estimated at 75%-95%. Further research in
this field is necessary.