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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Traditional medicine.
See also changes related to Traditional medicine, or pages that link to Traditional medicine or to this page or whose text contains "Traditional medicine".


Parent topics

  • Anthropology [r]: The holistic study of humankind; from the Greek words anthropos ("human") and logia ("study"). [e]
  • Healing arts [r]: The health sciences, forms of complementary and alternative medicine, and traditional practices aimed at curing disease, healing injury and promoting wellness. [e]
  • Integrative medicine [r]: Organized health care that involves willing cooperation between mainstream and complementary medicine [e]

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Other related topics

  • Acupuncture [r]: 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. [e]
  • Complementary and alternative medicine [r]: Set of therapies and treatments not considered mainstream or scientific. [e]
  • Energy medicine [r]: 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 [e]
  • Pharmacogenomics [r]: Branch of genetics which deals with the genetic variability in individual responses to drugs and drug metabolism (biotransformation). [e]
  • Phytotherapy [r]: 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. [e]
  • Spiritual therapies [r]: Mystical, religious or spiritual practices performed for health benefit. [e]