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traditional medicine

Alternative medicine
Any system of healthcare that has ancient roots, cultural bonds, trained healers and a theoretical construct; traditional systems include ayurvedic medicine, ethnomedicine, shamanism and traditional Chinese medicine.   

Mainstream medicine
Mainstream (Western) medicine, see there.

traditional medicine

1. Any system of health care that has ancient roots, cultural bonds, trained healers, and a theoretical construct; traditional systems include ayurvedic medicine, ethnomedicine, shamanism, traditional Chinese medicine.
2. Mainstream medicine, see there.

Patient discussion about traditional medicine

Q. How effective are the traditional medicines?

A. I agree, chinese medicine is more about preventing- having the person totaly healthy at all times and not only curing the disease.

Q. What medicines are considered to be traditional chinese? and what are the most common ones and for what propose ?

A. there is a long long list of Chinese herbs and their functions. i must say i'm not an expert and haven't tried all of them but some of them are probably not as affective as western medicine and some of them are better. here is a list of some of the most common ones:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_herbology

Q. What is the medical sense behind Chinese Medicine? and traditional treatments?

A. it's trial and error of thousands of years. not always true but some times even more effective then western medicine. the best idea is to combine them both. at least that's my opinion.

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Of these 22 products of traditional medicine and health supplements were detected by the scheduled poison material under the Poison Act, Chapter 114 while, 24 cosmetic products contain substances which are prohibited in cosmetics products.
The survey team recorded the use of derivatives of 12 mammals, five reptiles and one bird and invertebrate species as the key ingredient in traditional medicines available with street vendors and local herbalists.
Kallar (Kerala) [India], Jan 28 ( ANI ): A 75-year-old tribal woman from Kallar forest area has received the country's fourth highest civilian honours Padma Shri Award for her breakthrough in practising traditional medicine.
1) Medical historians indicate the existence of literatures of traditional medicine in the local languages of Geez and Amharic that dates back to at least the second half of eighteen century.
The challenges however, facing the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Department of Health (DOH) in the Philippines are the consideration of safety, efficacy, quality and rational use of traditional medicine.
His attempt to find out who was behind the incident led him to a traditional medicine practitioner, and he says that he was so impressed by the man's knowledge of medicine and metaphysics that he decided to become an apprentice.
There is no political will to establish and institutionalise traditional medicine into the National Health Care system," he says.
We invite all the herbalists, alternative and complementary medicine practitioners, researchers in the field of Herbal and Traditional Medicine, Acupuncturists Phytomedicine, Pharmacognosy, Ayurveda, Naturopathy, people who believe in natural remedies to explore their research, case studies and practitioners of natural medicine at Herbals and Traditional Medicine 2017 in Osaka, Japan.
Participants discussed the role of Ayurveda and Unani traditional medicine in women and children's health in the 21st century and how the health of an entire civilisation depends heavily on the health of its women.
Found in the college's name is the term traditional medicine.
He said this while taking attending a session hosted by Ministry of National Health Services for appraisal of traditional medicine.
Modi said India would learn from the experience of other countries, especially China, which has put in place policies and regulations for promoting their traditional medicine and said the country can become a world leader in affordable and holistic healthcare.

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