Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy uses plant materials and aromatic plant oils, including essential oils, and other aromatic compounds for the purpose of altering one's mood, cognitive, psychological or physical wellbeing...
Ayurveda
Ayurveda (Sanskrit: Āyurveda आयुर्वेद, "life-knowledge"; English pronunciation /ˌaɪ.ərˈveɪdə/) or Ayurvedic medicine is a system of Hindu traditional medicine native to the Indian subcontinent. Prac...
Ryke Geerd Hamer
Ryke Geerd Hamer (born 17 May 1935 in Mettmann, Rhine Province), a former German physician, is the originator of Germanic New Medicine, also formerly known as German New Medicine and New Medicine, a s...
Herbalism
Herbalism ("herbology" or "herbal medicine") is use of plants for medicinal purposes, and the study of such use. Plants have been the basis for medical treatments through much of human history, and su...
Holistic health
Holistic health (or holistic medicine) is a diverse field of alternative medicine in which the "whole person" is focused on, not just the malady itself.
The holistic concept in medical practice, w...
Homeopathy
Homeopathy (/ˌhoʊmiˈɒpəθi/; also spelled homoeopathy; from the Greek: ὅμοιος hómoios, "-like" and πάθος páthos, "suffering") is a system of alternative medicine created in 1796 by Samuel Hahnemann bas...
Medicine man
A medicine man or medicine woman is a traditional healer and spiritual leader among American Indians (the Native Americans in the United States and the First Nations in Canada). The terms are also use...
Naturopathy
Naturopathy or naturopathic medicine is a form of alternative medicine employing a wide array of "natural" treatments, including homeopathy, herbalism, and acupuncture, as well as diet and lifestyle c...
Alkaline diet
Alkaline diet (also known as the alkaline ash diet, alkaline acid diet, acid ash diet, and the acid alkaline diet) describes a group of loosely related diets based on the belief that certain foods can...
Johanna Budwig
Johanna Budwig (30 September 1908 – 19 May 2003) was a German biochemist and author. Budwig was a pharmacist and held doctorate degrees in physics and chemistry. Based on her research on fatty acids s...
Fasting
Fasting is primarily an act of willing abstinence or reduction from certain or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time. An absolute fast is normally defined as abstinence from all food and liqu...
Macrobiotic diet
A macrobiotic diet (or macrobiotics), is a dietary regimen which involves eating grains as a staple food, supplemented with other foods such as local vegetables, and avoiding the use of highly process...
Superfood
Superfood is a marketing term used to describe foods with supposed health benefits.The superfood term is not in common use by dietitians and nutrition scientists, many of whom dispute that particular ...
Bioresonance therapy
Bioresonance therapy or (including MORA therapy) is a pseudoscientific medical concept in which it is proposed that electromagnetic waves can be used to diagnose and treat human illness.According to Q...
Electrohomeopathy
Electrohomoeopathy (or Mattei cancer cure) is a derivative of homeopathy invented in the 19th century by Count Cesare Mattei. The name is derived from a combination of electro (referring to an electri...
Electro Physiological Feedback Xrroid
Electro Physiological Feedback Xrroid (EPFX), also known as Quantum Xrroid Consciousness Interface (QXCI), is a discredited "energy medicine" device which claims to read the body’s reactivity to vario...
Light therapy
Light therapy or phototherapy (classically referred to as heliotherapy) consists of exposure to daylight or to specific wavelengths of light using polychromatic polarised light, lasers, light-emitting...
Magnet therapy
Magnet therapy, magnetic therapy, or magnotherapy is a pseudoscientific alternative medicine practice involving the use of static magnetic fields. Practitioners claim that subjecting certain parts of ...
Orgone
Orgone energy is a hypothetical universal life force originally proposed in the 1930s by Wilhelm Reich. As developed by Reich's student Charles Kelley after Reich's death in 1957, orgone was conceive...
Energy medicine
Energy medicine, energy therapy, energy healing, or spiritual healing are branches of alternative medicine sometimes taken up separately and distinctly, sometimes taken up collectively. The most cont...
Royal Rife
Royal Raymond Rife (May 16, 1888 – August 5, 1971) was an American inventor and early exponent of high-magnification time-lapse cine-micrography. In the 1930s, he claimed that by using a specially des...
Therapeutic touch
Therapeutic touch (commonly shortened to "TT"), known by some as non-contact therapeutic touch (NCTT), is an energy therapy which practitioners claim promotes healing and reduces pain and anxiety. The...
Hulda Regehr Clark
Hulda Regehr Clark (18 October 1928 – 3 September 2009) was a naturopath, author, and practitioner of alternative medicine. Clark claimed all human disease was related to parasitic infection, and also...
Max Gerson
Max Gerson (October 18, 1881 – March 8, 1959) was a German-born American physician who developed the Gerson Therapy, an alternative dietary therapy, which he claimed could cure cancer and most ch...
Hoxsey Therapy
Hoxsey Therapy or Hoxsey Method is an alternative medical treatment promoted as a cure for cancer. The treatment consists of a caustic herbal paste for external cancers or an herbal mixture for "inter...