Home > Blossary: Homeopathy
Homeopathy is a system of alternative medicine created in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann, based on his doctrine of "like cures like", according to which a substance that causes the symptoms of a disease in healthy people will cure similar symptoms in sick people.

Category: Health

20 Terms

Created by: Kremena

Number of Blossarys: 2

My Terms
Collected Terms

Alternative medicine is any practice that is put forward as having the healing effects of medicine but is not based on evidence gathered using the scientific method. It may consist of a wide range of ...

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

All medicines prepared by potentization start as a solution of established chemical strength. Then, one part of the solution is added to 99 parts of the diluent (water and/or alcohol) and the ...

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

Homeopathic Materia Medica are encyclopedia of materials which may be used to prepare homeopathic medicines. They list the materials along with details of the provings which establish the symptoms ...

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

Potency is the strength of a homeopathic remedy. It is determined by how many times the remedy has been succussed and diluted during preparation. A number and a letter are associated with the remedy ...

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

Proving is the most accurate method of ascertaining the action of medicines on human health. Medicines(usually potentized) are administered to healthy people to discover the symptoms they are capable ...

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

A unique concept of homoeopathic philosophy is the theory of vital force. Vital force is the concept which accepts the existence of a spirit like energy that drives the living body both in health and ...

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

An antidote is a substance, or a remedy, that counteracts the effect of a homeopathic remedy. High temperatures are thought to antidote remedies. Mint is said to be an antidote of Natrum muriaticum. ...

Domain: Medical; Category: Medicine

Member comments


( You can type up to 200 characters )

Post  
Other Health Blossarys

We at Dr. Aggarwal's Ayuvedic Panchakarma & ...

Category: Health

By: advanceayurveda

Degradation is a noun deriving from verb degrade ...

Category: Health

By: KATRAT

Defray is pay/deposit expenses, defray cost of, ...

Category: Health

By: KATRAT

Le vital Keto est fortement recommandé. C'est un ...

Category: Health

By: vitalketo2