• Alternative medicine is the branch of medicine which believes that “THE BODY HAS ITS OWN DEFENCE MECHANISM OF HEALING, IT POSSES THE POWER TO HEAL ITSELF”.
  • It has many valuable tools and each and every tool has its own importance.
  • It is also called as HOLISTIC MEDICINE because it believes in treating the person as a whole.
  • It believes that BODY AND MIND ARE IN-SEPERABLE. If either of two is affected another will also suffer. E.g.  a) If the person is under stress for long time then he may suffer from constipation, acidity, hypertension, tension headache etc.. b) If the person has thyroid disturbances then he may suffer from depression.
  • In this system the person is consider healthy if his body and mind works in harmony with each other.
  • During consultation in this system of medicine special importance is given to mental state along with physical examination.
  • The various types of alternative medicine practiced in India are as follows:

NATUROPATHY

  • It is the system of medicine in which diseases are prevented and cure by natural means i,e by eliminating disease and restoring the normal heath without producing any harm to the organism.

HOMOEOPATHY

  • It is the system of medicine which depends on the principle “SIMILLIA SIMILLIBUS CURENTURE” which means LET LIKE BE TREATED BY LIKE.

AROMA THERAPY

  • In this therapy various types of aromas are used to treat the patient.

AYURVEDA AND UNANI

  • In this system the disease are treated by using the medicine of natural means in their crude form.

YOGA

  • It is the form of exercise which strengthen the body and mind.

MAGNET THERAPY

  • Here various high and low power magnets are used to treat the patient.

ACUPRESSURE

  • Here mild and specific type of pressure is applied on various acupressure point on the body to stimulate that particular organ. Pressure is applied by tips of fingers or thumb of palms and soles of feet.

ACUPUNCTURE

  • Here instead of pressure the specific acupuncture needle is used to stimulate that particular organ.

MASSAGE

  • In this therapy the therapist will massage the body to strengthen deep tissues by using various oils and different techniques.

REIKI

  • It is based on concept of energy balance i,e to cure the energy disturbances which results in development of disease.

HYDROTHERAPY

  • In this therapy only water is used to treat the patient externally or internally with or without additives.

DIET \ NUTRITIONAL THERAPY

  • In this therapy food habits are cultivated upon the need of individual. Attention is given to maintain the acid alkaline balance of the body.

BATCH FLOWER REMEDY

In this 38 remedies made from flowers are used on the basis of mental state of the patient.

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