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Traditional Medicine (Folk Remedies) Summary

Description: Systems of medicine based on cultural beliefs and practices handed down from generation to generation. The concept includes mystical and magical rituals (SPIRITUAL THERAPIES); PHYTOTHERAPY; and other treatments which may not be explained by modern medicine.

Also Known As: Folk Remedies; Ethnomedicine; Home Remedy; Folk Medicine; Home Remedies; Folk Remedy; Indigenous Medicine; Medicine, Traditional; Primitive Medicine; Remedies, Folk; Remedies, Home; Remedy, Folk; Remedy, Home; Medicine, Folk; Medicine, Indigenous; Medicine, Primitive

Networked: 3020 relevant articles (98 outcomes, 185 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Traditional Medicine is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 13 outcomes 19 studies in 362 results
  2. Fever (Fevers) : 7 outcomes 10 studies in 162 results
  3. Inflammation : 6 outcomes 10 studies in 330 results
  4. Pain (Aches) : 5 outcomes 11 studies in 218 results
  5. Infection : 5 outcomes 10 studies in 205 results
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Drugs Related to Traditional Medicine

  1. Propolis (Bee Bread)
  2. Curcumin
  3. Carbon Tetrachloride (Tetrachloromethane)
  4. Adenosine Triphosphatases (ATPase)
  5. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol)
  6. crocetin
  7. Carrageenan
  8. Bee Venoms (Bee Venom)
  9. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  10. Collagen
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Therapies Related to Traditional Medicine

  1. Therapeutics
  2. Witchcraft (Sorceries)
  3. Condoms (Condom)
  4. Traditional Medicine (Folk Remedies)
  5. Complementary Therapies (Alternative Medicine)
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