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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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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 ...

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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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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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