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GWendover said on 12 March 2012

Indeed, people may feel better or have reduced symptoms after taking a homeopathic remedy. However, there are well-understood reasons for this (such as the placebo effect) which are a much better explanation than suggestions that homeopathic remedies themselves have an effect. Good quality research which takes account of other effects, so tests the effect of remedy itself, shows that the remedy has no effect. The report at the link above includes the evidence presented to the recent House of Commons Committee inquiry, including the strongest scientific evidence that could be produced in favour of homeopathy. Both the evidence and the report's conclusions clearly show that when the body of scientific evidence is considered as a whole, that evidence strongly shows that homeopathic remedies do not have an effect.