What are homeopathic medicines made of?
Homeopathic medicines are made from materials of plant, mineral, animal or chemical origin. More than 3,000 different substances are used. They also contain non-medicinal ingredients. In the case of granules, globules and tablets, these are sucrose (cane sugar) and lactose. The other formats use a mixture of water and alcohol, plus other ingredients in the case of ointments or syrups.