One of the difficulties in managing arthritis, an inflammation of the joints, is that there are more and more options for holistic medicine for the treatment of arthritis. Knowing that medicinal plants are so effective, that these plants potentially hold the key to many diseases, are inexpensive and have proven their worth time and time again over millennia, why is it that herbal medicine is still not in the forefront of medical treatments, and is considered by many orthodox medical professionals and pharmaceutical companies as hocus-pocus.. hmmm.
By examining your body starting with it’s inputs (food, water, sunlight, air, and whatever chemicals you put on your skin), nutritional medicine can make determinations about what is happening in your body based on what comes out (urine, feces, sweat, pus, etc.) and what’s happening inside (cancer, heart problems, etc.).
In 1998, it was elevated to a full NIH center and renamed the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM ) , and again renamed in 2015 to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) NCCIH’s mission is to support research and training in CAM and to disseminate evidence-based information to both the public and professional worlds.
When we consider Holistic Medicine for mental health, it improves the healing by modifying or managing the attitude and beliefs to which the patients are strongly stuck to. If we discuss Holistic Medicine for spiritual health it helps the patients to get rid of wrong beliefs and concepts.
Research into the medicinal properties of such herbs as the humble Dandelion is currently being undertaken by scientists at the Royal Botanical Gardens, in Kew, west London, who believe it could be the source of a life-saving drug for cancer patients.