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bad bloodAlternative medicine
A highly nonspecific term which may be used by alternative and complementary health practitioners for:
(1) Toxicity in the body due to body system deficiencies, sluggish action of liver or colon;
(2) Inability of body to naturally detoxify;
(3) Genetic predisposition;
A term of historic interest referring to unknown factors that were said in the “heroic age of medicine” (until the early 1800s) to be present in the blood of those with various illnesses; most were probably infections.
A popular term for ill feelings between two or more parties.