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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.

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Dr. Wilhelm Heinrich Schüßler — also spelled Schuessler, particularly in English-language publications — (1821–1898) was a German medical doctor in Oldenburg who endeavored to find natural remedies, ...

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The Organon of Medicine is written by Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathy. This book describes the principles and practice of homeopathy. Hahnemann wrote 6 editions of the Organon from ...

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Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann (10 April 1755 – 2 July 1843) was a German physician, best known for creating a system of alternative medicine called homeopathy. In 1781, Hahnemann took a ...

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The list of ingredients seen on remedies may confuse consumers into believing the product actually contains those ingredients. According to normal homeopathic practice, remedies are prepared starting ...

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An aggravation is the temporary appearance of new symptoms, or a temporary intensification of existing symptoms, following a dose of a homeopathic remedy. Aggravations are harmless, usually mild, ...

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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 ...

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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. ...

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