Herbal medicinal products are serving as a better alternative over the conventional allopathic medicines
owing to lesser ill-effects associated with the consumption.
"I had one foot in allopathic medicine
and one foot in alternative medicine," he said.
An MD, on the other hand, is trained primarily in allopathic medicine
, which is also commonly referred to as conventional, mainstream, or Western medicine.
This combination of Indian and allopathic medicine
has given me an integrated knowledge of both medical systems.
Jansen offers this analysis of the split in South India between two branches of naturopathic practitioners: those modeling themselves off allopathic medicine
with complementary practices, and those promoting patient empowerment through simplicity, non-intervention, and critique of globalized Westernism.
About 4000 years ago, herbal medicine was the most prominent source of treatment and ailment, but with use of allopathic medicine
public interest shifted towards prompt recovery.
Fitchburg State Professor Mel Govindan, chairman of the university's biology/chemistry department, advises dozens of students considering careers in health sciences, including physician assistant, pharmacy, allopathic medicine
, osteopathic medicine, physical therapy and dentistry, among other tracks.
Currently, Ghana has a pluralistic health care system consisting of both traditional and allopathic medicine
(See Table 1).
He also tackles what he believes are myths about Allopathic Medicine
(Medical Doctors) as well as alternative methods of healing are also discussed.
Noting the growing interest in traditional medicine as part of health care delivery in Nigeria, Adamu, a naval officer and physician there, considers traditional indigenous medicine and conventional allopathic medicine
in the country, criticisms of their practice, and their merits and limitations.
Dr Batra, who was in the UAE to receive the 'Asia's Most Promising Leader in Healthcare' award, spoke to Khaleej Times about the fast increase in popularity of homeopathic medicine, especially to combat diseases that allopathic medicine
has no cure for.
Pointing to a document on allopathic medicine
on her desk, she told Gulf News that the scientists in the report have recommended a combination of allopathic medicine