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Descriptor English: Materia Medica
Descriptor Spanish: Materia Medica
Descriptor Portuguese: Materia Medica
Descriptor French: Matière médicale
Entry term(s): Homeopathic Remedies
Medica, Materia
Nosodes
Remedies, Homeopathic
Tree number(s): D26.526
HP4
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008419
Scope note: Materials or substances used in the composition of traditional medical remedies. The use of this term in MeSH was formerly restricted to historical articles or those concerned with traditional medicine, but it can also refer to homeopathic remedies. Nosodes are specific types of homeopathic remedies prepared from causal agents or disease products.
Annotation: prefer the more specific PHYTOTHERAPY or HOMEOPATHY; coord IM with specific substance IM; for use in therapy coord /ther use (IM) with substance /ther use (IM) if permitted + disease /*drug ther (IM); do not capitalize Chinese names of various substances in titles or translations
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Previous Indexing: Drugs (1966-1987)
Folklore (1968-1987)
Medicine, Arabic (1966-1987)
Medicine, Ayurvedic (1966-1987)
Medicine, Chinese Traditional (1975-1987)
Medicine, Herbal (1966-1987)
Medicine, Oriental Traditional (1966-1987)
Medicine, Traditional (1966-1987)
Public MeSH Note: 88
History Note: 88
Related: Clinical Symptoms in Homeopathy DeCS
Homeopathy MeSH
Materia Medica Study Methods DeCS
Materia Medica, Clinical DeCS
Materia Medica, Comparative DeCS
Materia Medica, Pure DeCS
Medicine, Traditional MeSH
Pathogenetic Symptoms DeCS
Phytotherapy MeSH
Plant Extracts MeSH
Toxicological Symptoms DeCS
DeCS ID: 22938
Unique ID: D008419
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1988/01/01
Date of Entry: 1987/03/23
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Materia Medica - Preferred
Concept UI M0013102
Scope note Materials or substances used in the composition of traditional medical remedies. The use of this term in MeSH was formerly restricted to historical articles or those concerned with traditional medicine, but it can also refer to homeopathic remedies. Nosodes are specific types of homeopathic remedies prepared from causal agents or disease products.
Preferred term Materia Medica
Entry term(s) Medica, Materia
Nosodes - Narrower
Concept UI M0332589
Preferred term Nosodes
Homeopathic Remedies - Narrower
Concept UI M0332588
Preferred term Homeopathic Remedies
Entry term(s) Remedies, Homeopathic



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