When it comes to acute conditions such as broken bones, raging infections, stroke, heart attack, or trauma injury, traditional western medicine has a great advantage over holistic medicine in terms of addressing the conditions quickly, thoroughly and in ways that are just not possible with natural approaches to health. There are several natural methods that help in treating this condition. Herbal medicine is the most ancient form of health care known to mankind, and has been used by most cultures throughout history. It is not known how or when herbal medicine first originated, but it seems most likely that the ability to select specific plants to treat disease was at one time instinctive in humans (as it is in animals).
Many alternative or natural therapies have a holistic approach, although that is not always the case. Longer, more course-intensive holistic medicine programs like homeopathy, chiropractic, naturopathy, and acupuncture may take …View More