glandular therapy

glandular therapy

a form of traditional medicine in which animal tissues or tissue extracts are used for therapeutic effect in humans. These may be administered orally as freeze-dried preparations. It has limited use in veterinary medicine. Called also tissue therapy, organotherapy and cell therapy.
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Glandular therapy has been used in countries such as the United States of America since at least the nineteenth century.
Accumulating scientific evidence supports glandular therapy.
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Glandular therapy has alternative names such as: organotherapy, cell therapy where extracts are injected; and live cell therapy which normally uses extracts orally or intravenously.