Allopathy is also termed as western medicine. It is invented by Samuel Hahnemann in an early 19th century. He joins allos “opposite” and pathos “suffering” as a referent to harsh medical practices for this era which include vomiting, bleeding and administration of highly toxic drugs. It is based on the therapy that disease can be treated with drugs (in tiny doses) through capable of the same symptoms in healthy people as a disease itself. Allopathy using a treatment that has the opposite effects of the symptoms of a condition.

It is drugs oriented methodology, and they have also side effects. It has the main aim is to treat the illness only. Allopathy remedies that produce in a healthy subject that are different from the effects produced by the disease to be treated. It focuses on only symptoms not cause.