Complementary Medicine has evolved a long way since the early days.
Complementary Medicine is also called the alternative medicine. It covers various other native based therapy such as the herbal medicine, naturalpathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Ayurveda medicine, reflexology, massage therapy, acupuncture, chiropractic medicine, etc. It also covers various native ethnic based therapy such as the Malay, Indian based therapy.
Complementary Medicine operate on a different concept that is different than the scientific western medicine called the allopathic medicine. However, this is not to say that other concepts of medicine or therapy is not scientific. They may not have studied and explained in the way of the western. With all these combined you may call them the holistic medicine.
Complementary Medicine has a lot to do with the Herbal medicine is dealing with a lot of various kind of herbs, plant based. The famous of these includes the ginkgo, ginseng…
Complementary Medicine is practiced in the Chinese community as the TCM. This is widely practiced in Asia, South East Asia where there are a lot of ethnic Chinese population. They includes the reflexology, acupuncture, moxibustion…..
Acupuncture is the use of extremely fine needle that is punctured into the various body parts along the meridian line or plane. It is believed that it affect the flow of energy or “chi” and help to moderate or regulate the harmonious energy flow.
Complementary Medicine in India is known as Ayurveda Medicine. This is practiced mainly in South Asia, in the Indian Sub-continent.
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