Why extreme dilutions reach non-zero asymptotes: a nanoparticulate hypothesis based on froth flotation.

@article{Chikramane2012WhyED,
  title={Why extreme dilutions reach non-zero asymptotes: a nanoparticulate hypothesis based on froth flotation.},
  author={Prashant Satish Chikramane and Dhrubajyoti Kalita and Akkihebbal Krishnamurthy Suresh and Shantaram Govind Kane and Jayesh Ramesh Bellare},
  journal={Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 45},
  pages={15864-75}
}
Extreme dilutions, especially homeopathic remedies of 30c, 200c, and higher potencies, are prepared by a process of serial dilution of 1:100 per step. As a result, dilution factors of 10(60), 10(400), or even greater are achieved. Therefore, both the presence of any active ingredient and the therapeutic efficacy of these medicines have been contentious because the existence of even traces of the starting raw materials in them is inconceivable. However, physicochemical studies of these solutions… CONTINUE READING

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