with remedies that produce effects differing from those of the disease
being treated. A system of treating disease by inducing a pathologic
reaction that is antagonistic to the disease being treated.
theoretical study of control and communication processes in biological
The transfer of energy between all living systems.
The science of life.
A principle or creed of principles presented for acceptance or belief.
A doctrine is the necessary foundation of duty, the skeleton of truth.
A system employing a selected method, such as indigenous plants
or specifics according to a patient's symptoms rather than for specific
diagnostic entities. Selecting what appears to be the best treatment
from diverse sources.
"like cures like", the use of minute quantities of substances,
that if used in massive doses would produce the effects of the disease
A therapeutic system which does not use drugs, but employs natural forces
such as light, air, water, massage, and diet.
science of natural drugs and their physical, botanical and chemical
The use of biologically active plant substances.
the support of life, relating to the promotion of life and life conditions.
An acknowledged measure of comparison for quantitative or qualitative
principles or doctrines held in common by members of an organized group.
Tenets are opinions, doctrines, principles or dogma held by a person
substance that is harmful, destructive or deadly.