Homeopathy In The Garden


MARTIN BYRNE tells Noel McGuinness that Homeopathy seems to get results in eradicating pests and diseases in the garden.

Homeopathy works by adding tiny amounts of plant extracts into a solution to the body, (or plant in this case) to help eliminate problems that chemicals are generally used for. For example Calendula is used for damage during repotting , and Calcium phosphoricum can be used for root rot. For an idea just how watered down these solutions are, there are generally only 20 drops of the homeopathic liquid in a litre of water. It doesn’t end there. This litre is then added to 19 litres of tap water and stirred. Some scientists say that the amounts used are so minimal that it’s only the memory of the solution present in the water.

Duration: 11'07" DATE: April 17, 2012
Interviewer:Noel McGuinness
Producer:Zandra Ball
Interviewee:Martin Byrne
Themes:Irish Life & Culture
Keywords:Homeopathy, Martin Byrne, Gardening, Pest Eradication
LocationDublin Time Period:2012
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
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