homeopath


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ho·me·op·a·thy

 (hō′mē-ŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. ho·me·op·a·thies
A system for treating disease based on the administration of minute doses of a drug that in massive amounts produces symptoms in healthy individuals similar to those of the disease itself.

ho′me·o·path′ (-ə-păth′), ho′me·op′a·thist n.
ho′me·o·path′ic adj.
ho′me·o·path′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homeopath - a practitioner of homeopathyhomeopath - a practitioner of homeopathy  
practician, practitioner - someone who practices a learned profession
Translations

homeopath

[ˈhəʊmiəʊpæθ] homoeopath (British) nhoméopathe mf

homeopath

homoeopath [ˈhəʊmɪəʊpæθ] nomeopatico/a

homeopath

n homeópata mf
References in classic literature ?
I shouted to Clarence; "telephone the king's homeopath to come
Their usefulness did not depend on making the patient swallow substances for the most part harmful (the harm was scarcely perceptible, as they were given in small doses), but they were useful, necessary, and indispensable because they satisfied a mental need of the invalid and of those who loved her- and that is why there are, and always will be, pseudo-healers, wise women, homeopaths, and allopaths.
The homeopath physician died on the spot and the attackers fled the scene.
These eight categories were private dispensary/hospital, public dispensary/hospital, Rural Health Center (RHC)/Basic health Unit (BHU), hakeem/herbalist, homeopath, chemist/pharmacy, saina/saini (literally translated as wise man or wise woman), and the last category encompassing all other sources of consultations as 'other'.
Knowing where to tap is the knowledge of the homeopath or the self-prescriber.
If you're taking conventional medicine for anything else, you need to check with your GP or Homeopath that they won't interact with one another.
07748 368630; Heather Melville is a Homeopath Practitioner in Axis Therapy Bangor.
The report summarized that it wasn't able to find any conclusive evidence for homeopath causing health improvements equal to those of another treatment.
Medicines like Annica Montana speed up the healing process," one of Delhi's best known homeopath doctors, Dr Arvind Kishore, says.
Most of the best homeopaths will generally admit that if they continue studying for the rest of their lives, they might learn to be as good a homeopath as they would like to become.
Before committing to a homeopath, ask about his or her training and experience.
Many celebrities and top athletes have a homeopath on speed dial and here some of them share their stories of alternative medicines: