Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Alternative Medicine


Edited by Muhammad Akram

Government College University, Faisalabad

This Edited Volume “Alternative Medicine - Update” is a collection of reviewed and relevant research chapters, offering a comprehensive overview of recent developments in the field of alternative medicine. The book comprises single chapters authored by various researchers and edited by an expert active in the alternative medicine research area. All chapters are complete in themselves but united under a common research study topic. This publication aims at providing a thorough overview of the latest research efforts by international authors on alternative medicine, and open new possible research paths for further novel developments.

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Alternative MedicineUpdateEdited by Muhammad Akram

Published: October 27th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.86624

ISBN: 978-1-83962-333-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-332-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-334-9

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

4748 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Alternative Treatments for Pain through Dhikr, Hijamah and Herbal Medicine as Integrative Medicine

By Meity Elvina, Wahyudi Widada, Joko Suwito and Mansur Ibrahim


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2. Immunomodulator in Traditional Healthcare System

By Shweta Saboo


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3. Some Igbo Indigenous Plants with Anti-COVID-19 Properties

By Obeta M. Uchejeso, Ikeagwulonu R. Chinaza, Ohanube A.K. Goodluck and Jwanse I. Rinpan


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4. Nanomedicines: Nano based Drug Delivery Systems Challenges and Opportunities

By Rabia Hamid and Ifrah Manzoor


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5. Prevalence, Symptomatology and Herbal Management of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

By Sabira Sultana, Naheed Akhter, Muhammad Akram, Syed Muhammad Ali Shah, Naveed Munir, Muhammad Riaz, Aziz-ur-Rehman, Samina Perveen and Tayyaba Ashraf


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6. Alternative Medicine: A Recent Overview

By Salima Akter, Mohammad Nazmul Hasan, Begum Rokeya, Hajara Akhter, Mohammad Shamim Gazi, Farah Sabrin and Sung Soo Kim


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7. Thermodynamic Aspects of Homeopathy

By Mihael Drofenik


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8. Acupuncture, Yoga, Homeopathy, and Apitherapy under the Vibrational Point of View

By Josiane Meirelles Malusá Gonçalves, Mary Carmem Fróes Ribeiro and Andresa Aparecida Berretta


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9. Natural Compounds in the Modulation of the Intestinal Microbiota: Implications in Human Physiology and Pathology

By Enzo Spisni, Silvia Turroni, Sheri Shahaj, Renato Spigarelli, Dario Ayala and Maria Chiara Valerii


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10. Non-Pharmacological Interventions in Preventive, Rehabilitative and Restorative Medicine

By Andrés J. Ursa Herguedas


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11. Antidiabetic Activities of Terminalia Species in Nigeria

By Franklyn Nonso Iheagwam, Omoremime Elizabeth Dania, Happiness Chijioke Michael-Onuoha, Olubanke Olujoke Ogunlana and Shalom Nwodo Chinedu


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12. Some Folk Antidiabetic Medicinal Herb of Himachal Pradesh

By Monika Rana and Meenakshi Rana


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13. Red Wine and Yacon as a Source of Bioactive Compounds with Antidiabetic and Antioxidant Potential

By Mariia Nagalievska, Mariya Sabadashka and Nataliia Sybirna


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14. Collection, Storage and Market of Medicinal Plants: A Case in Peru

By Juan F. Seminario, S. Berardo Escalante, Rosel Orrillo-Mejía and Karina Malca-Quiroz


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15. Case Study of Bacterial Decontamination of an Aromatic and Medicinal Plant: Decontamination of Thymus Satureioides by Gamma Radiation at Low Doses and Impact on Hygienic and Physicochemical Quality

By Mahrouz Mostafa, Lahnine Lamyae, Mghazli Safa, Mourad Ouhammou, Mohammed Mouhib and Moulay Ali Misdaq


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16. Plant-Based Drugs as an Adjuvant to Cancer Chemotherapy

By Lakshmi Mohan


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17. Impact of Shodhana on Semecarpus anacardium Nuts

By Pratap Kumar Sahu and Prashant Tiwari


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18. Safety of Herbal Medicines in Children

By Sevinç Polat and Ayşe Gürol


Edited Volume and chapters are indexed in

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  • CNKI

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