homeopathic

adjective
ho·​meo·​path·​ic | \ˌhō-mē-ə-ˈpa-thik \

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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homeopathically \ ˌhō-​mē-​ə-​ˈpa-​thi-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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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 After dozens of skin-soothing products proved futile, his father, a doctor trained in homeopathic healing, stepped in and started formulating with his son. Jane Larkworthy, The Cut, "Francesco Clark of Clark’s Botanicals Wants Everyone to Wake Up," 23 May 2018 Next year, a naturalist will lead workshops for residents on how to use its St. John’s wort and other plants for homeopathic remedies and tonics. Amy Gamerman, WSJ, "Luxury Homes That Promise to Reduce Stress—For $4 Million," 19 Apr. 2018 But the roots of many natural skin care solutions can be traced to Europe, where alternative medicine practitioners have been bottling botanical tinctures and homeopathic remedies for centuries. Kari Molvar, New York Times, "Direct From Europe: High-Tech Holistic Skincare," 26 Feb. 2018 Even when her siblings were maimed, their skin charred by blowtorches or brains injured in car crashes, they were treated with their mother’s homeopathic mixtures. The Economist, "The art of survivalA riveting memoir of a brutal upbringing," 15 Feb. 2018 Until now, the only solutions for casual VR gamers have been unproven homeopathic remedies such as wristbands, soaking their feet in ice water, and chewing ginger. Jay Samit, Fortune, "A Possible Cure for Virtual Reality Motion Sickness," 6 Feb. 2018 French homeopathic brand Boiron, founded in 1937 by pharmacist Jean Boiron, makes a flu remedy so popular that the 12- and 30-dose versions sold out in many places earlier this month. Kavita Daswani, latimes.com, "These nature-based remedies may help at the first sign of a cold or flu," 26 Jan. 2018 The National Institutes of Health has said there's little evidence that homeopathic medicine is effective for treating any specific condition. Maria Clark, NOLA.com, "Beetle genitals could hold key to better medical tools: report," 20 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of homeopathic

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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