polychrest


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polychrest,

n homeopathic remedy (i.e., Arnica, belladonna, calcarea carbonica, and sulphur) with extensive assortment of uses to treat a variety of illnesses. See also remedy, major; remedy, minor; and medicines, status of.
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Because the recoil from its secret weapon required a design with "head and stern alike" in order to protect her "bottom" (187), Polychrest navigates very erratically.
They were given a single dose of a polychrest in 200c potency and a "respiratory remedy" for daily use.
The 45-or-so most commonly known remedies, known as the polychrest, used to constitute the majority of prescriptions in our practice when we began to study homeopathy in the late 1970s.