The only possible answer to this question, at this time is: we don’t know. But we do know that it does work. It has been shown to be more effective than placebo in many well designed “double blind” studies. It has been used extensively with newborns, infants, children, adults, pregnant women, and the elderly, both when conscious and unconscious. There is an active and thriving field of homeopathy known as veterinary homeopathy.
How does homeopathy work?