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Homeopathy is a medical system based on the
belief that the body can cure itself. In other words, something that brings on
symptoms in a healthy person can -- in a very small dose -- treat an illness
with similar symptoms. This is meant to trigger the body’s natural defenses.
Homeopathic doctors (who also are called “homeopaths”) use tiny amounts of natural substances, like plants and minerals to stimulate the healing process. They weaken these ingredients by adding water or alcohol. Then they shake the mixture as part of a process called “potentization.” They believe this step transfers the healing essence.
Homeopaths also believe that the lower the dose, the more powerful the medicine. In fact, many of these remedies no longer contain any molecules of the original substance. They come in a variety of forms, like sugar pellets, liquid drops, creams, gels, and tablets.
It was developed in the late 1700s in Germany. It’s common in many European countries, but it’s not quite as popular in the United States.