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Free Bi-Weekly Homeopathic Clinic

June 9, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-5

Free

Homeopathy is a system of alternative medicine created in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann, based on his doctrine of like cures like (similia similibus curentur), a claim that a substance that causes the symptoms of a disease in healthy people would cure similar symptoms in sick people. Homeopathy is a pseudoscience – a belief that is incorrectly presented as scientific. Homeopathic preparations are not effective for treating any condition; large-scale studies have found homeopathy to be no more effective than a placebo, suggesting that any positive effects that follow treatment are only due to the placebo effect and normal recovery from illness.

Historical context

Homeopaths claim that Hippocrates may have originated homeopathy around 400 BC, when he prescribed a small dose of mandrake root to treat mania, knowing it produces mania in much larger doses. In the 16th century, the pioneer of pharmacology Paracelsus declared that small doses of "what makes a man ill also cures him". Samuel Hahnemann (1755–1843) gave homeopathy its name and expanded its principles in the late 18th century.

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Date:
June 9, 2017
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC-5
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Chintpurni Mandir Brampton
Phone:
(905) 216 6282
Email:
shrijidham@jaimatachintpurni.ca
Website:
http://www.jaimatachintpurni.ca

Venue

Maa Chintpurni ShriJiDham Temple
8027 Churchville Road
Brampton, Ontario L6Y 0B7 Canada
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Phone:
905 216 6282
Website:
http://www.jaimatachintpurni.ca