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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 ?
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.
I shouted to Clarence; "telephone the king's homeopath to come
The July 2015 Letter from the Publisher comments on your concern that homeopaths advise patients that drinking coffee inactivates homeopathic medicines.
In May of 2013, PeeperSpecs provided reading glasses to the Homeopaths without Borders nonprofit humanitarian organization in Haiti.
Now the Advertising Standards Authority has blasted the Society of Homeopaths for misleading people with a list of illnesses it could help.
Homeopaths treat patients by stimulating the body's own healing powers with natural remedies.
Edzard Ernst, a professor of complementary medicine, also described the logic behind homeopathy as bizarre and accused homeopaths of lying to their patients.
The statement said that presently, homeopaths doctors who had passed their four-year diploma would have to pay Rs 5000 fee instead of scheduled fee.
I am a tutor at the college and an executive member of the New Zealand Council of Homeopaths.
Completing my studies at the London School of Homeopathy in 1998, I was registered with the Society of Homeopaths in 2001 and have been funded by the Department of Health to research homeopathy.
For example, says the Society of Homeopaths website, someone with insomnia might be given coffea, a remedy made from coffee -a substance known to cause insomnia.
APART from the details of your illness, all homeopaths will ask you about how you are affected by environmental factors such as the weather, what kinds of food you like and dislike; your moods and feelings as well as your medical history in order to establish a complete picture of your personality.