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- 1Make stronger or more potent: silica is known to stimulate and potentize immune functionsMore example sentences
- Great emphasis is put on building up soil fertility, but crops are also sprayed with ‘preparations’ of plant and animal substances which are ‘potentised’ or concentrated, rather like homeopathic medicines.
- A crystal glass fountain that circulates liquid potentized LSD stands in the centre of the hall.
- 1.1Make (a homeopathic medicine) more powerful by diluting and shaking it: (as adjective potentized) a minute potentized dose of the remedyMore example sentences
- These individual native plant devic blessings further enhance and potentize the efficacy of the range of native flower essences.
- I have never heard of a homoeopath using potentised allergens to treat an allergy, although possibly in some cases this might be an effective treatment.
- That homeopathy, which uses ‘potentized’ substances, has a different rule for its very different preparations is no contradiction of this principle.
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- Homeopathy is based on the laws of potentization and similars.
- Homeopaths call this potentisation and the remedies can come in different potencies depending on the number of times they are diluted.
- It is to be diluted by homeopathic potentization and applied as a spray to the soil, compost pile or manure heap.