Little-Known Facts About 3 Unique Starting Materials

By Mary Beth Watkins and Eric Foxman


The array of substances used for homeopathic drug products is wide and varied. Many homeopathic starting materials also have uses outside of our industry and might be familiar by their common English names.

We’ve reformatted "Drug Facts" panels to give you several little-known facts about Formica rufa, Prunus cerasifera, and Luffa operculate…or, more commonly, red ants, cherry plum, and luffas.