What Are Allopathic Medicines

What is the difference between Allopathy, Homeopathy and Ayurvedic medicines.

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.

Allopathic medicine refers to the practice of traditional or conventional Western medicine. The term allopathic medicine is most often used to contrast conventional medicine with alternative/complementary medicine, or homeopathy.

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.

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