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Definition word count : 117 -- Definition Id : 95 -- Definition active date : 2010-02-03 -- Definition views : 3206

Category : Alternative Health
Plural form : N/A

Refers specifically, and in the broadest sense possible, to all forms of health care, healing and medicine that do not form part of modalities practiced as traditional Western allopathic medicine.

Modalities typically classified to fall within the boundaries of Alternative Health, include modalities that typically deal in natural and energy based healing.

Examples of mainstream alternative health modalities include :
  • Homeopathy
  • Chiropractic
  • Herbalism
  • Reiki
  • Accupunture / Accupressure
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurveda
  • Naturopathy

    Even traditional Chinese medicine is viewed as being alternative.

    One of the main reasons why alternative health modalities have proven as effective, when compared to allopathic medicines, is that these alternative health modalities mainly focus on resolving the source of an illness, rather than simply focussing on simptomatic relief.

    Definition supplied by :
    Pieter Heydenrych, Reiki Master, editor of the Esoteric Library and founder of The Order of Perfect.

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