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Vol. 8, Issue 9 (2019)

World wide existence of traditional healing or complimentry alternative medicine: A review

Author(s):
Ankita Dandriyal, Reenoo Jauhari and Dr. Preeti Kothiyal
Abstract:
WHO (World Health Organization) defines health as a complete state of physical and mental wellbeing, and not merely the absence of disease or weakness. Traditional healing is used for the health treatment, dealing with the health problem, knowledge related the traditional healing and faith. Traditional healers plays the important role in the traditional therapy. It is found that the traditional therapy depends upon the faith and believe on the traditional healer. Aim of this study was to find out the existence and there future aspect of the traditional healing in the societies of developing countries. Some countries are focusing on the development and research framework for traditional therapy. After the study it was concluded that most of the developing countries including India, peoples believes in traditional therapies. If they are suffering from any disease they choose to prefer the traditional healer after that they prefer to go to the medical practitioner. Although there is no side effect of traditional therapy, so it is important that traditional healing should be incorporated with western medical therapy. Some rule regulation and education framework should be created for the therapy by the government of respective countries.
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How to cite this article:
Ankita Dandriyal, Reenoo Jauhari, Dr. Preeti Kothiyal. World wide existence of traditional healing or complimentry alternative medicine: A review. Pharma Innovation 2019;8(9):378-384.

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