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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.
- Track 1-1Acupuncture
- Track 1-2Ayurveda
- Track 1-3Homeopathy
- Track 1-4Naturopathy
- Track 1-5Chinese 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.
- Track 2-1Traditional Chinese medicine
- Track 2-2Traditional Korean medicine
- Track 2-3Arabic indigenous medicine
- Track 2-4Uyghur traditional medicine
- Track 2-5Japanese Kampō medicine
- Track 2-6Traditional Aboriginal bush medicine
- Track 2-7Georgian 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.
- Track 3-1Moxibustion
- Track 3-2Tui Na Massage
- Track 3-3Cupping/Scraping
- Track 3-4Trigger Point Therapy
- Track 3-5Auricular Acupuncture
- Track 3-6Electro Therapy
- Track 3-7Reflexology
- Track 3-8Korean Hand Acupuncture
- Track 3-9Veterinary 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.
- Track 4-1Herbal dietary supplements
- Track 4-2Phytomedicine
- Track 4-3Paraherbalism
- Track 4-4Practitioners of herbalism
- Track 4-5Modern 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.
- Track 5-1Cupping
- Track 5-2Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong
- Track 5-3Chiropractic, Osteopathic Manipulation
- Track 5-4Meditation
- Track 5-5Massage
- Track 5-6Special Diets
- Track 5-7Progressive Relaxation
- Track 5-8Crystal 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.
- Track 6-1Homeopathy
- Track 6-2Acupuncture & Acupressure
- Track 6-3Biofeedback
- Track 6-4Chiropractic care
- Track 6-5Reflexology
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 for Ayurvedic Practitioners. The main goal of Ayurveda is promoting good health, but not fighting diseases. There are 3 main elements known as doshas.
- Track 7-1Vata dosha (air and space) which allows movement
- Track 7-2Pitta dosha (fire and water) which allows for change and handles digestion and metabolism
- Track 7-3Kapha 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.
- Track 8-1Acupuncture and moxibustion
- Track 8-2Yin and Yang
- Track 8-3Tai chi
- Track 8-4Zang fu theory
- Track 8-5Reiki
- Track 8-6Meridian therapy
- Track 8-7Balneotherapy
- Track 8-8Sonopuncture
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
- Track 9-1Ashtanga yoga
- Track 9-2Ashtanga vinyasa yoga
- Track 9-3Hatha yoga
- Track 9-4Kundalini yoga
- Track 9-5Power yoga
- Track 9-6Siddha yoga
- Track 9-7Tantric yoga
- Track 9-8Viniyoga
- Track 9-9Vinyasa 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.
- Track 10-1Essential oils & Absolutes
- Track 10-2Aerial diffusion
- Track 10-3Direct inhalation
- Track 10-4Topical applications
- Track 10-5Massage
- Track 10-6Phytoncides
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
- Track 11-1Ethnomedicine
- Track 11-2Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products
- Track 11-3Ethnobotany
- Track 11-4Pharmacognosy
- Track 11-5Alkaloids 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
- Track 12-1Traditional medicine & Metabolites
- Track 12-2Modern natural product-derived drugs
- Track 12-3Foundations of organic and natural product chemistry
- Track 12-4Biosynthesis
- Track 12-5Drugs – Action and Behavior
- Track 12-6Antibiotics
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.
- Track 13-1Herbal Medicine
- Track 13-2Herb and drug interactions
- Track 13-3Drug synergism and its constituents
- Track 13-4Natural products chemistry
- Track 13-5Sustainable 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.
- Track 14-1Naturopathy
- Track 14-2Sowa Rigpa
- Track 14-3Tattva (Siddha medicine)
- Track 14-4Manual therapy
- Track 14-5Cupping
- Track 14-6Aromatherapy
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.
- Track 15-1Electrohomeopathy
- Track 15-2Physical
- Track 15-3Nutritional
- Track 15-4Emotional & Spiritual
- Track 15-5Manual medicine
- Track 15-6Bio molecular therapies
- Track 15-7Physical therapy