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Hahnemann, Samuel

(hon'e-man)
[Ger. physician, 1755–1843]
The founder of homeopathy.
See: homeopathy;
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Which system of alternative medicine was developed by German physician Samuel Hahnemann? A Homeopathy B Acupuncture C Aromatherapy D Hypnosis treatment 10.
It was first introduced by the founder Samuel Hahnemann, a German doctor who, after abandoning medical practice that contained cruel procedures like bloodletting, earned his living by translating medical literature.
It was first proposed as a way of treating a range of illnesses in 1796 by German Samuel Hahnemann and, despite significant reservations and even ridicule within the scientific and medical communities about its efficacy, homeopathy was until 2017 available through the National Health Service.
Although the concept of "like cures like" can be traced back to Hippocrates, it was German doctor Samuel Hahnemann that pioneered the concept, and it is claimed that 200 million people worldwide use the treatment.
The name homeopathy, coined by its originator Samuel Hahnemann, is derived from the Greek words for 'similar suffering' referring to the 'like cures like' principle of healing.
Homeopathy is a system of alternative medicine created in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann, based on his doctrine of like cures like (similia similibus curentur), a claim that a substance that causes the symptoms of a disease in healthy people would cure similar symptoms in sick people.
Homeopathy, a medical science developed by German physician Dr Samuel Hahnemann based on the principle of 'like cures like', is a system of natural healthcare that has been in worldwide use for more than 200 years.
The science of Homeopathy was established by German physician Dr Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843).
Derived from the Greek homeo (similar) and pathos (suffering) homeopathy is based on the law of similars and has been around for nearly two centuries after Samuel Hahnemann first discovered the benefits of this natural medicinal practice.