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- Medicine : The study of health and disease of the human body.
- Integrative medicine : Organized health care that involves willing cooperation between mainstream and complementary medicine
- Aromatherapy : A form of complementary and alternative medicine whose adherents claim it to be a gentle but effective method of healing and enhancing the mind, body, and spirit through the use of natural oils from aromatic plants, trees and grasses.
- Dietetics : Add brief definition or description
- Nutritional medicine : The treatment of signficant diseases, not directly related to a specific nutrient deficiency or food sensitivity, principally using a specialized diet
- Phytotherapy : The therapeutic use of plants or plant extracts to prevent or treat disease; it is most commonly a form of complementary and alternative medicine, following long culturally-specific traditions such as herbalism. Chemically extracted and concentration-controlled plant-derived substances are used in conventional medicine, but are usually not considered phytotherapy.
- Vitamin : Add brief definition or description
- Hormone : A chemical director of biological activity that travels through some portion of the body as a messenger.