Evidence goes wanting for herbal violence treatment

Fran Sheffield, of Homeopathy Plus on the NSW Central Coast, faced criticism after linking her website to an overseas site claiming “homeopathy is a safe and effective way to treat the victims as well as the culprits of domestic violence”.

That site listed herbal products and behaviour-related indications including “Nux Vomica – suited to individuals who are fault-finding, irritable, quarrelsome”.

Ms Sheffield told MO people were “quite surprised to learn that not only does homeopathy