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homeopathyho‧me‧op‧a‧thy /ˌhəʊmiˈɒpəθi $ ˌhoʊmiˈɑːp-/ noun [uncountable]  MAa system of medicine in which a disease is treated by giving extremely small amounts of a substance that causes the diseasehomeopathic /ˌhəʊmiəˈpæθɪk◂ $ ˌhoʊ-/ adjectivehomeopath /ˈhəʊmiəˌpæθ $ ˈhoʊ-/ noun [countable]
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homeopathyAlmost two in three of the 897 housewives surveyed in June believed homeopathy and acupuncture were effective.Her credibility increased when she advised me that it did not really matter whether I believed in homeopathy or not.Molly was a believer in homeopathy and underwent her last operation and subsequent treatment in the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital.Brenda has started a practice in homeopathy an alternative medical system growing in popularity.We also look at acupuncture, Shiatsu-do, naturopathy, homeopathy and many more!The philosophy of homeopathy is based on the holistic idea that the mental and physical realms are inseparable.As always with homeopathy, the choice of acute remedy depends on your child's symptoms.
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