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Descriptor in English: Homeopathy
Descriptor in Spanish: Homeopatía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Homeopatia
Descriptor in French: Homéopathie
Entry term(s): Homoeopathy
Tree number(s): E02.190.388
HP1
Scope note: A system of therapeutics founded by Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843), based on the Law of Similars where "like cures like". Diseases are treated by highly diluted substances that cause, in healthy persons, symptoms like those of the disease to be treated.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
OG organization & administration
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
See also the descriptors: Formularies, Homeopathic as Topic MeSH
Pharmacopoeias, Homeopathic as Topic MeSH
DeCS UI: 6861
Descriptor UI: D006705
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Homeopathy - Preferred
Concept UI M0010505
Scope note A system of therapeutics founded by Samuel Hahnemann (1755-1843), based on the Law of Similars where "like cures like". Diseases are treated by highly diluted substances that cause, in healthy persons, symptoms like those of the disease to be treated.
Preferred term Homeopathy
Entry term(s) Homoeopathy



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