• There are no harmful side effects
• They are safe to use in all cases, and equally effective in babies, old people and pregnant women
• Because of the degree of dilution, they will not show up in any drug testing procedures, so there is no need to check whether any of the ingredients are on a banned list
• They cost less than prescription medicines
• Unlike conventional medicines, they can be kept for later use, with often only a few tablets from a bottle being needed for each episode of treatment
• They are NOT tested on animals – all homeopathic medicines are tested through systematic trials with healthy human volunteers
• They work with rather than against the body’s own repair mechanisms
• They have been used effectively, in all parts of the world, for over 200 years
• They appear to speed up the healing process and get you back to training and performing more quickly
• An increasing amount of high-quality scientific research demonstrates that homeopathic medicines really do work

Reference: This table was adapted from an article Homeopathy in Sport: Can less really be more when it comes to treating sports injuries? by Jim Rogers, a homeopath and ultra runner in the U.K.