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- Anthropology : The holistic study of humankind; from the Greek words anthropos ("human") and logia ("study").
- Healing arts : The health sciences, forms of complementary and alternative medicine, and traditional practices aimed at curing disease, healing injury and promoting wellness.
- Integrative medicine : Organized health care that involves willing cooperation between mainstream and complementary medicine
- African traditional medicine : Add brief definition or description
- Ayurveda : A traditional Hindu system of medicine, part of complementary and alternative medicine, using mind-body interactions and herbs
- Traditional Chinese medicine : A system of traditional medicine which is based on the beliefs and practices of the Chinese culture. (Anonymous (2015), Traditional Chinese Medicine (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.)
- European traditional herbalism : Add brief definition or description
- Native American healing : Add brief definition or description
- Acupuncture : A form of alternative medicine that involves inserting and manipulating needles into 'acupuncture points' on the body with the aim of restoring health and well-being.
- Complementary and alternative medicine : Set of therapies and treatments not considered mainstream or scientific.
- Energy medicine : Techniques in complementary and alternative medicine that involve either the unconventional use of electromagnetic fields, or of biological energies not detectable by conventional instrumentations, to maintain or improve health
- Pharmacogenomics : Branch of genetics which deals with the genetic variability in individual responses to drugs and drug metabolism (biotransformation).
- 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.
- Spiritual therapies : Mystical, religious or spiritual practices performed for health benefit.