These methods date back to Hippocrates, who has been called "the father of medicine" in the forth century B.C. He developed the Law of Similars, which became the idea behind homeopathic remedies.
There are many benefits to natural medicine. At the onset of symptoms you can look up the homeopathic remedy you would need and within 24 hours you will feel the results. Check out "Your Resource for Homeopathic Medicine, Holistic Health, and Natural Pregnancy" for a list of medicine and symptoms.