[related to Homeopathy]
Isopathy is a therapy that is closely related to homeopathy. It was introduced by Johann Joseph Wilhelm Lux in 1823. The difference between isopathy and homeopathy is that isopathy uses remedies that are made from the cause of the disease or from substances that the disease produces. It was introduced at the time when Hering taught that the toxins were capable of a cure. Isopathy tries to stay as “natural” as possible using extracts from animals, plants and minerals much similar to homeopathy. The product is highly potentized and altered in such a way as to not cause harm to the patient. The product is called a nosode. In provings with healthy people it produces a combination of symptoms similar to that of the patient but not exactly the same as the disease.