• practitioners
  • Currently, Ayurvedic practitioners obtain legal cannabis from the government as a windfall from seized illegal cannabis, which is often poor quality and old by the time it reaches them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over the years, many practitioners of naturopathic medicine have been found criminally liable in the courts of law around the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • In case of specific issues, Ayurvedic practitioners might also suggest other treatments such as coconut oil and sunflower oil or other herbalized oils after proper diagnosis of the specific ailment or dosha. (wikipedia.org)
  • Osteopathic practitioners added the courses and training of biomedicine to their licensing, and licensed Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine holders began diminishing use of the unscientific origins of the field, and without the original practices and theories, is now considered the same as biomedicine. (wikipedia.org)
  • It also divides medicine into two realms, a medical mainstream and fringe, which, in privileging orthodoxy, presents difficulties in constructing an historical analysis independent of the often biased and polemical views of regular medical practitioners. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Irregular practice became increasingly marginalized as quackery and fraud, as western medicine increasingly incorporated scientific methods and discoveries, and had a corresponding increase in success of its treatments. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • But homeopathy, with its remedies made of water, was harmless compared to the unscientific and dangerous orthodox western medicine practiced at that time, which included use of toxins and draining of blood, often resulting in permanent disfigurement or death. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • type
  • 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)
  • heavy
  • Ayurvedic treatment for endometriosis is the safest way to get relief from the symptoms of endometriosis like heavy bleeding and severe pelvic pain etc. (planetayurveda.com)
  • 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)
  • medical
  • In 2008, the Minister for Indigenous Medicine sought limited legalization of cannabis for medical purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Naturopathic medicine is considered by the medical profession to be ineffective and possibly harmful, raising ethical issues about its practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • modern
  • The advent of penicillin and other "miracle drugs" and the consequent popularity of modern medicine also contributed to naturopathy's decline. (wikipedia.org)