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Alternative medicine

Alternative medicine

  • Traditional Knowledge Digital Library
    The Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) is an Indian digital knowledge repository of the traditional knowledge, especially about medicinal plants and formulations used in Indian systems of medicine.
  • Bloodletting
    Bloodletting (or blood-letting) is the withdrawal of blood from a patient to cure or prevent illness and disease.
  • Murder for body parts
    The murder of human beings for their body parts is widely condemned and considered a crime under the law of most countries.
  • Reiki
    Reiki (/ˈreɪkiː/) is a form of alternative medicine developed in 1922 by Japanese Buddhist Mikao Usui.
  • Anma
    Anma (Kanji: 按摩 Hiragana: あんま) refers to both a practice of traditional Japanese massage and to practitioners of that art.
  • Naturopathy
    Naturopathy or naturopathic medicine is a form of alternative medicine employing a wide array of "natural" modalities, including homeopathy, herbalism, and acupuncture, as well as diet and lifestyle counseling.
  • Macrobiotic diet
    A macrobiotic diet (or macrobiotics), is a nutritional philosophy focused on eating foods based on a person's health status, climate, seasonality of crops, age, gender, and geography among other considerations.
  • Bates method
    The Bates method is an alternative therapy aimed at improving eyesight.
  • Qi
    In traditional Chinese culture, qì or ch'i (, also known as 기 or ki in Korean culture and ki in Japanese culture) is an active principle forming part of any living thing.
  • Music therapy
    Music therapy is the use of interventions to accomplish individual goals within a therapeutic relationship by a professional who has completed an approved music therapy program.
  • Emotional Freedom Techniques
    Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) is a form of counseling intervention that draws on various theories of alternative medicine including acupuncture, neuro-linguistic programming, energy medicine, and Thought Field Therapy (TFT).
  • Hemi-Sync
    Hemi-Sync is a trademarked brand name for a patented process used to create audio patterns containing binaural beats, which are commercialized in the form of audio CDs.
  • Animal-assisted therapy
    Animal-assisted therapy (AAT) is a type of therapy that involves animals as a form of treatment.
  • Urine therapy
    In alternative medicine, the term urine therapy or urotherapy, (also urinotherapy or uropathy or auto-urine therapy) refers to various applications of human urine for medicinal or cosmetic purposes, including drinking of one's own urine and massaging one's skin, or gums, with one's own urine.
  • Apitherapy
    Apitherapy is a branch of alternative medicine that uses honey bee products including honey, pollen, bee bread, propolis, royal jelly and bee venom.
  • Forest bathing
    In Japan, a forest bathing trip, called shinrin-yoku (森林浴) in Japanese, or sēnlínyù (森林浴) in Mandarin and sanlimyok (산림욕) in Korean, is a short, leisurely visit to a forest.
  • Terrain theory
    The terrain theory is the theory of disease proposed by Antoine Béchamp that a diseased body, the "terrain", will attract germs to come as scavengers of the weakened or poorly defended tissue.
  • Virginia Livingston
    Virginia Livingston (1906–1990) was an American physician and cancer researcher who advocated the unsupported theory that a specific species of bacteria she named Progenitor cryptocides was the primary cause of cancer in humans.
  • Natural News
    Natural News (formerly NewsTarget) is a website for the sale of various dietary supplements, promotion of alternative medicine, controversial nutrition and health claims, and various conspiracy theories, such as "chemtrails", chemophobic claims (including the purported dangers of fluoride in drinking water, anti-perspirants, laundry detergent, monosodium glutamate aspartame), and purported health problems caused by allegedly "toxic" ingredients in vaccines, including the now-discredited link to autism.
  • Natural Standard
    Natural Standard is an international research collaboration that systematically reviews scientific evidence on complementary and alternative medicine.
  • Continuum (magazine)
    Continuum was a magazine published by an activist group of the same name who denied the existence of HIV/AIDS.
  • Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy
    Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), also known as bioidentical hormone therapy or natural hormone therapy, is a term referring to the use of hormones that are identical on a molecular level with endogenous hormones in hormone replacement therapy.
  • Equine-assisted therapy
    Equine-assisted therapy (EAT) encompasses a range of treatments that includes activities with horses and other equines to promote physical, occupational, and emotional growth in persons with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, autism, cerebral palsy, dementia, depression, developmental delay, genetic syndromes (such as Down's syndrome), traumatic brain injuries, behavioral issues, abuse issues, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), drug and alcohol addiction, and other mental health problems.
  • Gulkand
    Gulkand, or Gulqand (Persian: گل قند, Urdu: گلقند, Hindi: गुलक़न्द), is a sweet preserve of rose petals from the Indian subcontinent.
  • Esalen Institute
    The Esalen Institute, commonly just called Esalen, is an American retreat center and intentional community in Big Sur, California which focuses upon humanistic alternative education.
  • Medical uses of silver
    The medical uses of silver include its incorporation into wound dressings, creams, and as an antibiotic coating on medical devices.
  • Qigong
    Qigong, qi gong, chi kung, or chi gung (simplified Chinese: 气功; traditional Chinese: 氣功; pinyin: qìgōng; Wade–Giles: chi gong; literally: "Life Energy Cultivation") is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health, spirituality, and martial arts training.
  • Functional medicine
    Functional medicine is a form of alternative medicine which proponents say focuses on interactions between the environment and the gastrointestinal, endocrine, and immune systems.
  • Otherside Farms
    Otherside Farms is a medical cannabis information center with a separate division serving as a private medical cannabis collective.
  • Suckers (book)
    Suckers: How Alternative Medicine Makes Fools of Us All is a book about alternative medicine written by author and health journalist Rose Shapiro.
  • Tinnitus retraining therapy
    Tinnitus retraining therapy (TRT) is a form of habituation therapy designed to help people who suffer from tinnitus, a ringing, buzzing, hissing, or other sound in the ears when no external sound is present.
  • Anthroposophic medicine
    Anthroposophic medicine (or anthroposophical medicine) is a form of alternative medicine.
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
    The Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine (formerly the Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital) is a specialist alternative medicine hospital located in London, England and a part of University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
  • Clayton College of Natural Health
    The Clayton College of Natural Health was a non-accredited American distance-learning natural health college based in Birmingham, Alabama, offering classes in various forms of alternative medicine.
  • Black salve
    Black salve, also known by the brand name Cansema, is a dangerous and controversial alternative cancer treatment.
  • Ministry of AYUSH
    The Ministry of AYUSH was formed with effect from 9 November 2014 by elevation of the Department of AYUSH.
  • Dhosi Hill
    Dhosi Hill is an extinct volcano, standing alone in the North-West end of the Aravali mountain range with height varying from about 345 to 470 meters from the surrounding land and 1170 meters from the sea level; has temple, pond, fort and caves on the top and forest around it.