The following explanation for homoeopathy is taken from the Australian Homeopathic Association.
Homeopathy is a complete system of medicine developed by German physician and chemist, Dr Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843), based on the principle of “let likes cure likes”. This law or principle is based on a long held belief as far back as Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, and other ancient healers such as Paracelsus, that substances that produce symptoms in a healthy individual can be used to treat similar symptoms in a sick person.
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Homeopathy is a complete system of medicine
This is an extraordinary claim requiring extraordinary evidence to support it.
… developed by German physician and chemist, Dr Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843).
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