In my quest to minimize, I moved placebo.work to novice.im, following are the post from the site.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 @ 7:29:38 am

pla·ce·bo
/pləˈsēbō/

a harmless pill, medicine, or procedure prescribed more for the psychological benefit to the patient than for any physiological effect.
“his Aunt Beatrice had been kept alive on sympathy and placebos for thirty years”

a substance that has no therapeutic effect, used as a control in testing new drugs.

a measure designed merely to calm or please someone.