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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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Homeopaths also use treatments called "nosodes" (from the Greek nosos, disease) made from diseased or pathological products such as fecal, urinary, and respiratory discharges, blood, and tissue. ...

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Isopathy is a therapy derived from homeopathy invented by Johann Joseph Wilhelm Lux in the 1830s. Isopathy differs from homeopathy in general in that the remedies, known as "nosodes", are made up ...

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A symptom that is 'striking, strange, unusual, peculiar' in the case. Close attention is paid to characteristic symptoms as they must correspond to symptoms of the remedy if it is to cure.

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The repertory, which is used in homeopathy training, is an index of symptoms arranged in categories (also called rubrics) arranged in such a way that the user can quickly find what they are looking ...

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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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A homeopathic remedy is an extremely pure, natural substance that has been diluted many times. In large quantities these subtances would cause the same symptoms the patient is trying to cure. In ...

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A repertory is an index of the homeopathic materia medica by symptom. A list of remedies is indicated for each symptom since a practitioner first needs to explore the remedies for a particular ...

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