Traditional medicine encompasses a collection of knowledge, practices, and skills derived from the theories, beliefs, and experiences of various cultures, which are utilized to promote health and prevent, diagnose, treat, or improve physical and mental ailments. Some traditional medicine systems have extensive literature and recorded theoretical and practical knowledge, while others are orally transmitted across generations. Currently, a significant proportion of the global population relies on traditional medicine for their primary healthcare requirements. In recent decades, traditional medicine has gained widespread popularity worldwide, being used not only for primary healthcare in developing nations but also in countries where conventional medicines are the norm in the national healthcare system.
- Traditional Korean Medicine
- Traditional Japanese Medicine
- Traditional Chinese Medicine
- Traditional African Medicine
- Traditional Indian Medicine
- Traditional Medicine and Their Authentication