... is an alternative medical method, created already in 1796 by the german doctor Samuel Hahnemann.
He based his doctrine on "similia similibus curentur" i.e. "like cures like".
Therefore the homeopathic remedy chosen can cause similar symptoms in a healthy person to those symptoms, the sick discovers. Additionally, the patient´s mental stage has to be considered as well.
Hahnemann and his followers compiled reference books, known as repertories, which considered the totality of the patient's symptoms as well as their personal traits, physical and psychological state and their life history.
The remedy's potency conforms with the intended effect in body, mind and soul.