homeopathy

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a method of treating disease with small amounts of remedies that, in large amounts in healthy people, produce symptoms similar to those being treated

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Using the principles of the Law of Similars, homeopathy affects those systems within the body to correct response to offending substances.
It's based on "the law of similars," in which a remedy is used that produces symptoms similar to the disease it seeks to cure.
This basic principle, The Law of Similars, can be compared with conventional vaccination, noting, however, that vaccination uses live virus whereas homeopathy uses minute, nearly imperceptible doses of natural substances which are individually prescribed.
Golden contends that the choice of potentized substance or homoeopathic remedy is based on the fundamental homoeopathic principle, the Law of Similars, since characteristic symptoms of a particular disease dictate the choice of remedy used as prophylaxis for it.