The primary purpose of this book is to take a deep look at homeopathy in order to understand its founding principles, evolution, and role in society. It should not be misconstrued as an endorsement of homeopathy or as a recommendation of any medical or pseudo-medical treatment.

As a practice, homeopathy is highly controversial, and much misinformation exists around it. Therefore, in order to maintain the educational quality of this book, care should be taken to use reputable sources of information when contributing. As an educational book, this work should be guided by evidence and rigorous scientific practice.