Homeopathy: an Illusion beyond the Avogadro Constant

  • J. L. Álvarez González Laboratorio de Electrofisiología. Instituto de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular, La Habana, Cuba

Abstract

Homeopathy was created in the nineteen century by the German physician Samuel Hahnemann. Since then homeopathy has not evolved. It is a doctrine without any scientific foundation. It has, however, supporters all over the world. The present article is a critical review of its vitalist principles, the lack of evidence for a “water memory” or structural changes in the water of homeopathic remedies as well as the most common errors present in homeopathy studies in which the absence of a placebo effect has never been discarded.

Published
Dec 2, 2017
How to Cite
ÁLVAREZ GONZÁLEZ, J. L.. Homeopathy: an Illusion beyond the Avogadro Constant. Revista Cubana de Física, [S.l.], v. 25, n. 1, p. 38-44, dec. 2017. ISSN 2224-7939. Available at: <https://revistacubanadefisica.org/index.php/rcf/article/view/RCF_25_1_38_2008>. Date accessed: 19 aug. 2022.
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Original Articles