Alternative Health

Puzzled by the difference between naturopathy and homeopathy? Want to know the definition of Ayurvedic medicine or Aromatherapy? This department will provide you with essential definitions of many forms of alternative medicine.

Cell Therapies

Though widely practiced in Europe, it's a costly process without proven efficacy.


Learn about the history of Ayurveda and its underlying philosophies. Learn how, according to Ayurveda, your mind-body type can be determined by your doshas. Find out if Ayurveda works for you and how to harmonize your doshas.


Skeptical about alternative forms of medicine? You may be surprised by research that shows how acupuncture -- an ancient Chinese therapy -- helps the body help itself.


A relative of acupuncture, acupressure involves pressing specific points on the body with the fingers or hands to alter the internal flow of chi (pronounced "chee"), our vital life force or energy. It is among the treatment methods regularly used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).