Clin Dermatol 2018 May - Jun;36(3):306-309. Epub 2018 Mar 10.
Department of Dermatology, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, RI.
Traditional medicine uses cultural knowledge and practices to promote health maintenance as well as diagnose and treat disease. In developing countries, the majority of people rely on traditional medicines; however, many of these practices have not been rigorously and systematically studied or reported. We review the current understanding and research behind traditional therapies prevalent in the Indian subcontinent, including mind-body and energy-based healing, botanical medicine, and herbal remedies. Read More