An overview of alternative medicine
Citation: APA; Page: 8 ( 2012words); 2008
The paper examines the use of alternate medicines, its safety and efficacy in medical practices. The paper also compares the alternate medicines with complimentary medicines in terms of their differences. Chinese medicines and acupuncture are also described in the paper.
Medicines which are used beyond the traditional medical practices are called alternate medicines. These medicines seemed to be quite safe and effective in healing. The difference between alternate medicine and complimentary medicine is that the alternate medicine is used outside the traditional practices, whereas complimentary medicines are used within traditional practices. In Chinese traditional medicine, alternate medicine is also used as complimentary medicine.