(Samuel). A German physician, who set forth in his Organon of Medicine the system which he called “homopathy” the
principles of which are these: (1) that diseases are cured by those
medicines which would produce the disease in healthy bodies; (2) that
medicines are to be simple and not compounded; (3) that doses are to be
exceedingly minute. (1755-1843).
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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