FACT :- Since all Homoeopathic medicines are absorbed from the tongue, it is advised to patients that they refrain from eating or drinking anything for 15 minutes before & after taking the Homoeopathic medicine. Also it is wiser to rinse one’s mouth if one has eaten anything strong smelling such as garlic onion etc. Excess of coffee, alcohol, tobacco are restricted esp. in patients who are restless or anxious. Besides, to chew Tobacco, excessive use of alcohol and other narcotics are established prohibited not only by homoeopaths but by all systems of medicines.