homeopathic

adjective
ho·​meo·​path·​ic | \ ˌhō-mē-ə-ˈpa-thik How to pronounce homeopathic (audio) \

Definition of homeopathic

1 : of or relating to homeopathy
2 : of a diluted or insipid nature a homeopathic abolitionist— W. A. White

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Other Words from homeopathic

homeopathically \ ˌhō-​mē-​ə-​ˈpa-​thi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce homeopathically (audio) \ adverb

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France has recognised homeopathic remedies as akin to medicine since the 1960s. The Economist, "French authorities dilute homeopaths’ profits," 18 July 2019 As many as 10 percent of kids get homeopathic remedies from parents, especially for problems like teething and ear infections, according to the National Capital Poison Control Center. Kate Gibson, CBS News, "Walmart sued over marketing of homeopathic treatments," 10 June 2019 Another two make homeopathic remedies for health conditions—like recovery from surgery or childbirth or the flu—that are well treated with seaweed. Tamar Adler, Vogue, "Is Seaweed the Perfect Food?," 15 Feb. 2019 Rose water, a liquid made from the steam distillation of rose petals, is a homeopathic beauty treatment used since ancient Egypt. Audrey Noble, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Beauty Benefits of Rose Water," 8 Feb. 2019 Moving Targets’ James Taylor, the quintessence of mellowness, is a natural to sell a distinguished assortment of soothing, homeopathic Kombucha teas. Joe Queenan, WSJ, "Retail Glory for Aging Pop Stars," 7 Sep. 2018 Naturopathy, another alternative medicine practice, sometimes uses homeopathic products, herbs and dietary supplements or body cleanses. Lindsey Tanner, The Seattle Times, "Desperate & duped? GoFundMe means big bucks for dubious care," 24 Oct. 2018 That's because homeopathic products and supplements aren’t regulated in the U.S. by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the same way that medications are. Korin Miller, SELF, "Turmeric Supplements May Have Caused This Woman's Liver Disease," 24 Sep. 2018 Last week, MBI Distributing recalled some of its homeopathic products citing the lack of proper manufacturing controls. Philly.com, "Homeopathic line of kids products recalled," 25 May 2018

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First Known Use of homeopathic

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of homeopathic was in 1830

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