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  1. In order to determine which specific remedies could be used to treat which diseases, Hahnemann experimented on himself and others for several years, before using remedies on patients

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  2. His experiments did not initially consist of giving remedies to the sick, because he thought that the most similar remedy, by virtue of its ability to induce symptoms similar to the disease itself, would make it impossible to determine which symptoms

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  3. testing a substance's effect on the body

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  4. Therefore, sick people were excluded from these experiments

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  5. The method used for determining which remedies were suitable for specific diseases was called "proving", after the original German word "Prüfung", meaning "test"

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