Kneipp's cure
Kneippism Kneipp"ism, n. Also Kneipp's cure Kneipp's cure, or Kneipp cure Kneipp cure, Treatment of disease by forms of hydrotherapy, as walking barefoot in the morning dew, baths, wet compresses, cold affusions, etc.; -- so called from its originator, Sebastian Kneipp (1821-97), a German priest. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Kneipp cure — Kneippism Kneipp ism, n. Also Kneipp s cure Kneipp s cure, or Kneipp cure Kneipp cure, Treatment of disease by forms of hydrotherapy, as walking barefoot in the morning dew, baths, wet compresses, cold affusions, etc.; so called from its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sebastian Kneipp —     Sebastian Kneipp     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Sebastian Kneipp     Bavarian priest and hydrotherapist, b. at Stephansreid, Bavaria, 17 May, 1821; d. at Wörishofen, 17 June, 1897. The child of poor parents, he became a weaver like his father …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Sebastian KNEIPP — Sébastien Kneipp (prononciation allemande : /zébastiân(e) knaïp/) est né le 17 mai 1821 à Stephansried (Allemagne) et mort le 17 juin 1897 à Bad Wörishofen (Allemagne). C était un prêtre catholique allemand qui est à l origine de cures (thér …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sébastien Kneipp — Sebastian Kneipp Sebastian Kneipp Sébastien Kneipp (prononciation allemande : /zébastiân(e) knaïp/) est né le 17 mai 1821 à Stephansried (Allemagne) et mort le 17 juin 1897 à Bad Wörishofen (Allemagne). C était un prêtre catholique allemand… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sebastian Kneipp — Sébastien Kneipp (prononciation allemande : /zébastiân(e) knaïp/) est né le 17 mai 1821 à Stephansried (Allemagne) et mort le 17 juin 1897 à Bad Wörishofen (Allemagne). C était un prêtre catholique allemand qui est à l origine de cures… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Water cure (therapy) — This article is about a form of therapy used in the 18th and 19th century. For the form of torture, see water cure (torture). A water cure in the therapeutic sense is a course of medical treatment by hydrotherapy.[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 …   Wikipedia

  • kneippism — ˈnīˌpizəm noun also kneipp s cure ˈnīps ; or kneipp cure Usage: usually capitalized K Etymology: Kneippism from Sebastian Kneipp died 1897 German priest who developed it + English ism; …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kneippism — Kneipp ism, n. Also Kneipp s cure Kneipp s cure, or Kneipp cure Kneipp cure, Treatment of disease by forms of hydrotherapy, as walking barefoot in the morning dew, baths, wet compresses, cold affusions, etc.; so called from its originator,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Naturopathic medicine — (also known as naturopathy, or natural medicine) is a complementary and alternative medicine which emphasizes the body s intrinsic ability to heal and maintain itself. Naturopaths prefer to use natural remedies such as herbs and foods rather than …   Wikipedia

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