The treatment of disease by minute doses of natural substances that in a healthy person would produce symptoms of disease. Often contrasted with allopathy.
- He practises a multi-therapy system using acupuncture with homoeopathy and nutritional therapy to treat chronic diseases.
- For this reason, many people turn to complementary therapies such as homeopathy, acupuncture and herbal remedies.
- In homeopathy, dosage is minute and symptoms are meant to intensify as part of the self-healing process.
Early 19th century: coined in German from Greek homoios 'like' + patheia (see -pathy).
Words that rhyme with homeopathyencephalopathy, osteopathy
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