the principle that "like cures like", upon which Homeopathic treatment is based.
Any substance which can produce a totality of symptoms in a healthy human being, can cure that totality of symptoms in a sick human being.
The principle tenet of homeopathy stating that a substance which is capable of inducing a symptom or set of symptoms in a healthy individual has the curative power to eliminate similar symptoms when they manifest in an individual as part of a disease state.
Principle that like shall be cured by like.
the basic premise of homeopathy which states that whatever substance can cause a set of symptoms in a healthy individual can be the cure in a sick person with similar symptoms.
Homeopathy's fundamental concept, which alleges that: (a) any pharmacologically active agent will create a characteristic set of symptoms when administered to healthy individuals; (b) sick individuals will display a specific set of symptoms that express their illness; and (c) administration of the "similar" medicine to the sick patient will initiate a curative response .