FAQ

What is Homeopathy?

Dr. Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843) coined the word “Homeopathy” from the Greek words “homoios” and “pathos” meaning “similar suffering,” which expresses the natural law for curing disease (“law of similars” or…

How do we deliver remedies to our patients?

At Arcanum, the focus of our practice is on the assessment, treatment, and prevention of chronic illness. Our goal is to not simply eliminate (i.e. “suppress”) the symptoms, but to…

What is Heilkunst?

This is the German term meaning “whole art of healing.” It is derived from Dr. Samuel Hahnemann’s sixth edition of the Organon der Heilkunst, where the laws of this system…

What is Orgonomic Heilkunst?

Orgonomic Heilkunst is one of the disciplines that Allyson and Jeff have been studying since 2006. While Jeff has generally incorporated these insights into his overall diagnosis, Allyson has more…

What is the difference between Heilkunst and Classical Homeopathy?

Although they both belong to the broader category of “natural healthcare”, they have very little in common when it comes to their modalities of practice or their underlying philosophies of…

Is there a difference between Heilkunst and Naturopathy?

When exploring natural approaches to health care, patients find that there are a number of apparent similarities between the fields of Medical Heilkunst and Naturopathy.  They both use a variety…

What is the Inergetix-CoRe system?

The CoRe (Inergetix-CoRe system) is a computer-based radionics system that we use at the clinic for a variety of testing and assessment functions. The basic function of the CoRe is…

What is a homeopathic remedy?

What is a ‘homeopathic remedy’? This term is often used incorrectly, even sometimes by trained homeopaths. For those who have no experience with homeopathy, they may assume that it is…

How are the remedies made?

Homeopathic remedies are derived mainly from plant, mineral and animal sources and have been made the same way for over 200 years. Dr. Hahnemann, the founder of Heilkunst and the…

What is a healing reaction?

A homeopathic healing reaction is usually experienced by the patient, on average, 12-15 days after taking the remedy. It is the body acting to restore balance after the remedy has…

Where is your clinic located?

Our practitioners currently treat all patient’s by distance, utilizing phone and computer (Skype, Google Hangouts, FaceTime). Remedies are mailed to the patient’s home address by our pharmacists. Reception / Scheduling can be…

How Will My Remedies Be Labeled?

Your session remedies are mailed to your home address by one of our pharmacists. As of April 2019, Arcanum has changed the way your remedies are labeled. The package you…

Do you treat patients by distance?

Yes, our clinic is set up to work with patients as effectively by phone as it is with local in-person patients.  It is also possible (but not necessary) for the…

How long does treatment last?

This is entirely dependent on the individual. The initial consultation is 90 minutes and each follow-up occurs every 4 weeks and usually lasts 60 minutes. Depending on the nature of…

Are you covered by any insurance plans?

Our services are covered by a number of extended health insurance benefit plans, and many patients are able to receive reimbursement for their visits. Since we do not do third…

What is your appointment cancellation policy?

In respect of our practitioners, as well as other patients seeking to book appointments, we maintain a minimum 24 hour cancellation policy. You will be billed in full for a…

What are the fees for Heilkunst treatment?

Pre-assessment (case analysis and preparation – a one-time fee) : Includes a full case analysis by your practitioner in preparation for starting your monthly treatment plan. Your practitioner may ask…