paracelsian method

par·a·cel·si·an meth·od

older term for the treatment of disease using only chemical agents.
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Paracelsian method

An obsolete term for the treatment of disease by only chemical means, delineated by Paracelsus (1493–1541), a Swiss alchemist and physician.
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Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, Swiss physician, 1493-1541.
paracelsian method - the use of chemical agents only in the treatment of disease.
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Continuing the exploration of Paracelsian and anti-Paracelsian rhetoric and sentiments, Mitchell Hammond approaches the issue socially through a study of Augsburg and examines precisely who found Paracelsian methods appealing.