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  • doshas
  • The hormonal replacement therapy and NSAIDS are mostly used as a treatment for endometriosis by doctors but Ayurvedic approach for the treatment of endometriosis includes balancing doshas to achieve normal menstrual cycle and relax mind. (planetayurveda.com)
  • Ayurvedic recommendations for maintaining balanced doshas focus mainly on general guidelines for what and how to eat and balancing sleep and exercise. (safealternativemedicine.co.uk)
  • Methods
  • A water decoction of herb is one of the effective methods used in ayurvedic and Thai traditional medicine. (hindawi.com)
  • The ideology and methods of naturopathy are based on vitalism and folk medicine, rather than evidence-based medicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since with excessive weight come additional health problems a person who is not able to lose weight by traditional methods needs to go an extra mile. (healthresource4u.com)
  • Much of what is now categorized as alternative medicine was developed as independent, complete medical systems, was developed long before biomedicine and use of scientific methods, and was developed in relatively isolated regions of the world where there was little or no medical contact with pre-scientific western medicine, or with each other's systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other alternative practices such as chiropractic and osteopathic manipulative medicine, were developed in the United States at a time that western medicine was beginning to incorporate scientific methods and theories, but the biomedical model was not yet totally dominant. (wikipedia.org)
  • inflammation
  • Several small clinical trials indicate that this Ayurvedic herb may aid in the treatment of several inflammation-related conditions, including ulcerative colitis , asthma , and arthritis. (verywellhealth.com)
  • As per Ayurvedic literature, sesame oil is one among many medicinal fluids recommended for daily preventive use, as well as seasonal use to reduce the feeling of dryness (vata dosha) in the oral cavity and to help reduce inflammation and a burning sensation in the mouth. (wikipedia.org)
  • practices
  • The history of alternative medicine refers to the history of a group of diverse medical practices that were collectively promoted as "alternative medicine" beginning in the 1970s, to the collection of individual histories of members of that group, or to the history of western medical practices that were labeled "irregular practices" by the western medical establishment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alternative medicine" is a loosely defined and very diverse set of products, practices, and theories that are perceived by its users to have the healing effects of medicine, but do not originate from evidence gathered using the scientific method, are not part of biomedicine, or are contradicted by scientific evidence or established science. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other alternative medicine practices, such as homeopathy, were developed in western Europe and in opposition to western medicine, at a time when western medicine was based on unscientific theories that were dogmatically imposed by western religious authorities. (wikipedia.org)
  • vegetables
  • Another type of ulam is traditional ulam, in which it is used more as an ingredient, such as in nasi ulam (ulam rice), nasi kerabu (a type of bluish-coloured rice) and cooking with other vegetables. (wikipedia.org)
  • The drumstick leaves and pods are used as vegetables, aphrodisiac, food and medicine in Asia (Ramachandran et al. (lokvani.com)
  • general
  • The components are:[need quotation to verify], Kāyacikitsā: general medicine, medicine of the body Kaumāra-bhṛtya: the treatment of children, paediatrics Śalyatantra: surgical techniques and the extraction of foreign objects Śālākyatantra: treatment of ailments affecting ears, eyes, nose, mouth, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • Oil pulling or oil swishing is a traditional Indian folk remedy that has been practised for many years where oil is "swished around" (kavala graha) or "held" (snigda gandoosha) in the mouth. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • An ayurvedic herb traditionally used to cut cholesterol levels, guggul was found to benefit adults with moderately high cholesterol in a 2009 study. (verywellhealth.com)
  • homeopathy
  • Lust defined naturopathy as a broad discipline rather than a particular method, and included such techniques as hydrotherapy, herbal medicine, and homeopathy, as well as eliminating overeating, tea, coffee, and alcohol. (wikipedia.org)
  • alternative
  • The concept of alternative medicine is problematic as it cannot exist autonomously as an object of study in its own right but must always be defined in relation to a non-static and transient medical orthodoxy. (wikipedia.org)