What is Allopathy and its definition

Allopathicmedicine refers to the practice of conventionalmedicine, and especially the practices now referred to as heroic medicine Itwas coined by Samuel Hahnemann (1755–1843)

Allopathy is the treatment of symptoms of adisease by unrelated or opposite substances. The method of treating disease by the use of agents that produce effects different from those of the disease treated (opposed to homeopathy). The treatment of disease byconventional means, i.e., with drugs having opposite effects to the symptoms.

This was the practice ofmedicine in its early years and is now considered to be harmful. The idea wasto purge the body of whatever was producing the disease. This was done byinducing evacuation (vomiting, diarrhea, blood letting, suppuration, etc) withirritants and poisons.Theword allopath comes from the Greek language meaningother

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