Theme: Research Advances Enhancing Excellence in Traditional & Alternative Medicine
Traditional Medicine 2019
Conference Series llc ltd cordially welcomes you to attend “9th International Conference and Exhibition on Traditional & Alternative Medicine” going to be held from May 20-21, 2019 at Osaka, Japan.
Traditional Medicine 2019 aims to gather global leading educational scientists, researchers and research students, to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all the aspects of Traditional and Alternative Medicine
We invite all the doctors, acupuncturists, herbalists, natural therapists, alternative and complementary medicine practitioners, Ayurveda practitioners, other researchers in the field of Herbal and Traditional Medicine, Pharmacognosy, Phytomedicine, Unani, Siddha, Holistic, people who believe in natural remedies to explore their research and share their knowledge, help with case studies and other practices of natural medicine at Traditional Medicine 2019 in Osaka, Japan.
The conference proceedings include Keynote speeches, Exhibition, Plenary talks, Workshops, Symposiums, Poster sessions, B2B networking and Panel discussions on the latest research developments in the field of Traditional, Alternative and Complementary Medicine.
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Why to attend
9th International Conference and Exhibition on Traditional & Alternative Medicine to be held from May 20-21, 2019 at Osaka, Japan will be a big conference dedicated to Traditional Medicine fraternity. This provides premier technical forum for learning and reporting about latest research and development, along with discussions on new applications and technologies. This event includes presentations all over the world and professional networking with different industries and well leading working groups and panels.
This global event will provide an excellent opportunity for Doctors, Herbalists and alternative practitioners encouraging the pro-found administration of herbs as medicaments and explore case reports with the results to justify cure and healing by different herbals to various ailments showing evidence and proving that Traditional Medicine is the best option for treating chronic illness.
Who should attend?
Students & Academicians
Alternative & Complementary Medicine Practitioners
Herbal and Traditional Medicine Researchers
Traditional medicine deals with the knowledge of ancient medicine. The skills and practices of this primitive medicine are based on theories, beliefs and the experiences related to different cultures, are used in maintenance of health and in prevention, treatment, improvement, diagnosis of physical and mental illness. It is also termed as alternative or complementary medicine. Herbal treatments are more popular usage method of traditional medicine. Traditional alternative medicine may include Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Naturopathy and Chinese or Oriental medicine
Folk medicine generally deals with the study of herbal and other remedies of traditional medicine basis, which coexist with the, science-based and institutional system of medical practices that is represented by conventional medicine. Folk Medicine originated from Primitive man’s inventive methods of treatments using herbs and other natural remedies. Following are the different types of folk medicine Traditional Chinese medicine, Traditional Korean medicine, Arabic indigenous medicine, Uyghur traditional medicine, Japanese Kampō medicine, Traditional Aboriginal bush medicine, Georgian folk medicine
Acupuncture is the practice of needles insertion in subcutaneous skin, superficial skin and muscles at particular points. It is the form of alternative medicinal treatment with the usage of needles inserted into the body at specific points to relieve pain and stress management. This treatment is generally done by acupuncturist specialist and practitioners well trained on the particular subject using clean needles techniques, properly delivered, so that it has less adverse effects. This method is used to promote and restore the energy balance of the body. The benefits of acupuncture are extended to variety of conditions. It is beneficial for pain syndromes caused by an injury or chronic degenerative associated diseases as rheumatoid arthritis, Moxibustion, Tui Na Massage, Cupping/Scraping, Trigger Point Therapy, Auricular Acupuncture, Electro Therapy, Reflexology, Korean Hand Acupuncture and Veterinary Acupuncture
Herbal Medicine deals with the study of medicine from plants and a branch of Herbal care and Ayurveda. It covers all the fields of Herbal Medicine related to Botany, Medicinal Plant Research, Phytochemistry, Pharmacognosy, botanical medicines, Phytotherapy, Ayurveda and Natural chemistry, Unani Medicine, Agriculture Science, Biotechnology and Biochemistry. Herbal medicine is gaining more popularity due to use of herbs that makes healthier, Herbal dietary supplements, Phytomedicine, Paraherbalism, Practitioners of herbalism, Modern herbal medicine
Complementary medicine is the treatment used along with the standard medical treatments. Alternative medicine is the treatments used instead of standard medical treatments. In other ways, complementary medicine is used when the therapies are used along with the traditional Western medicine. Alternative medicine is used when these approaches are used instead of the traditional medicine. Types of complementary health approaches are Cupping, Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Chiropractic, Osteopathic Manipulation, Meditation, Massage, Special Diets, Progressive Relaxation, Crystal healing
Integrative medicine is the total approach to medical care which combines standard medicine with Complementary Alternative Medicine practices which are considered to be safe and effective. This treatment includes patient's mind, body and spirit. Integrative healthcare is an approach to medicine and overall health that keeps the patient in the center of all care processes and options. Integrative health combines different therapies as Alternative care, Western medicine, Eastern medicine and Complementary medicine to achieve all the best possible results Homeopathy, Acupuncture & Acupressure, Biofeedback, Chiropractic care, Reflexology
Ayurveda is the ancient Indian medicine system that uses different kinds of treatments and techniques. The word Ayurveda is derived from an Indian word, where Ayur means life and veda means knowledge. It is an ancient Indian medicine system that began 5,000 years ago. Therapies for Ayurveda are based on complex herbal compounds, minerals and metal substances. Ancient Ayurveda texts also taught surgical techniques, including rhinoplasty, kidney stone extractions, sutures, and the extraction of foreign objects. The main goal of Ayurveda is promoting good health, but not fighting diseases. There are 3 main elements known as doshas. They are Vata dosha (air and space) which allows movement, Pitta dosha (fire and water) which allows for change and handles digestion and metabolism, Kapha dosha (water and earth) which gives structure or cohesion
Chinese Medicine is a branch of Traditional Medicine, Chinese medical practices includes different kinds of herbal medicine, exercise (qigong), acupuncture, massage (tui na), and dietary therapies, but recently it is influenced by modern Western medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM is widely used in Greater China where and it is believed to be the standard system of medicine becoming popular and receiving worldwide recognition where it is approached as alternative medicine in the initial stages, Acupuncture and moxibustion, Yin and Yang, Tai chi, Zang fu theory, Reiki, Meridian therapy, Balneotherapy, Sonopuncture
Physical practice is a genuine activity that improves or maintains our physical and general health, prosperity and being well. Yoga is an old discipline derived from India. Yoga is a Sanskrit word which mean Union. Yoga means both spiritual and physical. It involves breathing techniques, meditation and exercise. Yoga tends to improve health and happiness. Yoga involves a modern exercise practice holding stretches which is a kind of low-impact physical exercise, used for therapeutic purposes. Yoga in this sense often occurs in a class and may involve meditation, imagery, breath work and music Ashtanga yoga. Types are Ashtanga vinyasa yoga, Hatha yoga, Kundalini yoga, Power yoga, Siddha yoga, Tantric yoga, Viniyoga, Vinyasa yoga
Aromatherapy is the best practice that uses plant materials and aromatic volatile plant oils that includes essential oils, for psychological purposes and physical well-being state. This can be offered as a complementary therapy or as a form of alternative medicine. Aroma therapists, who are specialists in the practices of aromatherapy, uses therapeutic essential oil blends that are applicable for topical application, inhalation, massage or water immersion to stimulate a perfect desired response. The aromas that are experienced by aromatherapy and essential oils have a dynamic effect on mind and body. Types are Essential oils & Absolutes, Aerial diffusion, Direct inhalation, Topical applications, Massage, Phytoncides
Medicinal Plants and Herbs are raw materials of botanicals, and known as herbal drugs. They are primarily used for therapeutic for the purpose of healing, cure and aromatic herbs for other therapies and as components of cosmetics, health foods, medicinal products and other natural health products. These are the starting materials for value-added processed natural ingredients such as essential oils, dry and liquid extracts and oleoresins. Medicinal plants, are discovered and used for traditional medicine practices since prehistoric times are Ethnomedicine, Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products, Ethnobotany, Pharmacognosy, Alkaloids and Gycosides
Natural products are the secondary metabolites that have been the most successful source for potential drug discovery. Natural products are well known for their medicinal uses. Plants that have evolved and adapted millions of years produces variety of secretions and various agents in them to withstand bacteria, insects, fungi and weather, these secretions are secondary metabolites. Their ethno pharmacological properties have been used as a primary source of medicines for early drug discovery. The other aspect, Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing and dispensing drugs. It is the health profession which connects health sciences with chemical sciences which ensure safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs. The scope of pharmacy practice includes more traditional roles such as compounding and dispensing medications, and it also includes more modern services related to health care, including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, and providing drug information. Traditional medicine & Metabolites, Modern natural product-derived drugs, Foundations of organic and natural product chemistry, Biosynthesis, Drugs – Action and Behavior, Antibiotics
Pharmacognosy is the study of medicinal drugs obtained from plants or other natural sources. Phytochemistry is the study of phytochemicals, where the chemicals are obtained from plants. Several metabolic mixes are found in plants. This related to the cology aspects of body and its actions Ethnopharmacology is the branch and study of drug discovery from plants that offers stimulating, thoughtful and critical information which contributes to the progress of ethnopharmacology and discovery of drugs. Herbal Medicine, Herb and drug interactions, Drug synergism and its constituents, Natural products chemistry, Sustainable sources of plant and animal drugs
Siddha science is a system of traditional treatment system originated from Tamil culture. Siddhars were the spiritual adepts who possess ashta siddhis, or eight supernatural powers. Siddha medicinal system emphasizes that medical treatments are oriented not exact to disease, but also has to take into account the patient, environment, age, habits, physical condition. Unani medicine is the knowledge and practices related to the promotion of positive health and prevention of diseases. Unani System emphasises the use of naturally occurring, herbal medicines, animal and marine origin. Naturopathy, Sowa Rigpa, Tattva (Siddha medicine), Manual therapy, Cupping, Aromatherapy
Homeopathy is an alternative medical practice where extreme dilute quantities of natural substances are used to treat various ailments and other treatments. Holistic medicine mainly aims to prevent and treat diseases and ailments, improving patient's health and wellbeing. The treatments and techniques help to boost the body's natural healing abilities. Empowering the patient to take charge of their own health is another important component of holistic medicine. Holistic medicine is focused on creating a state of optimal health. Electrohomeopathy, Physical, Nutritional, Emotional & Spiritual, Manual medicine, Bio molecular therapies, Physical therapy
Major Traditional Medicine Associations and societies around the Globe:
9th International Conference and Exhibition on Traditional & Alternative Medicine, May 20-21, 2019, OSAKA, JAPAN
2nd International Conference on Complementary & Alternative Medicine, October 25-26, 2019, VANCOUVER, CANADA
3rd Annual Meeting on Naturopathic Physicians & Acupuncturists, October 25-26, 2019, RADISSON HOTEL NARITA, TOKYO, JAPAN
As per WHO estimation, around 80% of population from most of Asian and African countries depends on the traditional medicine for primary health care. The market analysis drives for global Traditional medicine is growing rapid aging population, increase of consumer awareness, less or no side effects, supplying innovations, release of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) for dietary supplements by FDA. Other factors are escalating prices, health budgets calculations of modern medicinal system that has more consumers towards the cost-effective, economical and safe herbal medicine systems. Considering all these factors the market for Traditional medicine is expected to reach $ 115 billion by the end of 2023, this market is projected to reach a growth of CAGR of ~ 7.2 % during 2017-2023.
2014–2023 WHO Strategy for Traditional Medicine was developed in response to resolution of WH Assembly on traditional medicine. This strategy mainly aims to support Members States for developing pro-active policies and also implementing the action plans that strengthens the role of traditional medicines to maintain healthy population.
Addressing these challenges and responding to the needs identified by the Member States, World Health Organization traditional medicine strategy for the period 2014 to 2023 show more attention to its predecessor prioritizing health service systems, including traditional & complementary medicine products, its practices and practitioners.
Importance & Scope: Currently, total global market of Herbal Products & Medicinal Plants is US$ 60 billion with a good response growth. The use of plant products and its acceptance globally made the sector as a promising one. As per 1998 World Bank Report, world trade of medicinal plants and related products is expected to reach US$ 5 trillion by 2050.
Global herbal medicine providers, manufacturers & suppliers
Research and development (R&D) companies
Market research and consulting service providers
Academic institutes and universities
- Traditional Medicine
- Folk medicine
- Herbal Medicine
- Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
- Integrative Health
- Ayurvedic Medicine
- Chinese Medicine
- Exercise and Physical Therapy -Yoga
- Aromatherapy (Facts & Benefits)
- Medicinal Plants and Herbs
- Natural products and Pharmaceutical Drugs
- Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
- Siddha and Unani System
- Homeopathy and Holistic Medicine
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All accepted abstracts will be published in respective Our International Journals.
- Journal of Traditional Medicine & Clinical Naturopathy
- Alternative & Integrative Medicine
- Medicinal & Aromatic Plants
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