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Year : 2018   |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 13-17

Complementary alternative medicinal systems: An overview

Traditional systems of medicines are playing an important role in providing health care to a large section of population, especially in the developing countries. Indian systems of medicine are among the well-known global traditional systems of medicine. In this review, an attempt has been made to provide general information pertaining to different aspects of these systems. The aspects covered include information about historical background, conceptual basis; different disciplines studied in the systems, research and development aspects. Unani System of medicine is based on established knowledge and practices relating to the promotion of positive health and prevention of diseases. Homeopathy is a system of medicine, which believes in a specialized method of treatment of curing diseases by administration of potency drugs, which have been experimentally proved to possess the power of producing similar artificial systems on human beings.
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