The term alternative medicine (also termed as complementary
medicine) refers to any healing practice (therapy) that does not fall
within the umbrella of conventional medicine. Commonly practiced
alternative therapies are naturopathy, chiropractic, herbalism,
traditional Chinese medicine, Unani and Ayurveda, meditation, yoga,
hypnosis, homeopathy, acupuncture etc.
There are some other practices also in addition to the above practices
like hypnosis, aromatherapy, spiritual and diet-based therapies.
The conventional medicine is established on scientific investigations and
Some naturally occurring products can be directly used as medicine. Some
ingredients are mixed with other to make more effective natural