History of Alternative Medicine

Within the large field of alternative medicine, natural medicines and traditional, are as old as human history.Exercised by priests, doctors, shamans, empirical, philosophers and scholars of the time, they have developed and systematized, creating large medical schools that have stood the test of time and remain parallel to the Western medical system, its validity in today’s world . Among the major systems of traditional medicines, with their holistic worldviews, we have traditional Chinese medicine and its widespread practice of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, the Indian Ayurveda, the science of aging, a Tibetan medicine, and traditional medicine of the native peoples of America, among others.