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The Gale encyclopedia of alternative medicine / Laurie J. Fundukian, editor

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Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]
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Fourth edition.
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1 online resource (4 volumes (xxii, 2848 pages)) : illustrations (chiefly color)
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Gale eBooks.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
5-HTP -- Abscess -- Açaí Berry -- Acidophilus -- Acne -- Aconite -- Acudetox -- Acupressure -- Acupuncture -- Ademetionine -- Adie's Pupil -- African Pygeum -- Agastache -- Aging -- AIDS -- Alcoholism -- Alexander Technique -- Alfalfa -- Alisma -- Allergies -- Allium Cepa -- Aloe -- Alpha-hydroxy -- Alzheimer's Disease -- Amenorrhea -- Amino Acids -- Andrographis -- Androstenedione -- Anemarrhena -- Anemia -- Angelica -- Angina -- Anise -- Ankylosing Spondylitis -- Anorexia Nervosa -- Anthroposophical Medicine -- Anti-aging Diet -- Anti-inflammatory Diets -- Antioxidants -- Anxiety -- Apis -- Apitherapy -- Apple Cider Vinegar -- Applied Kinesiology -- Apricot Seed -- Arginine -- Arka -- Arnica -- Aromatherapy -- Arrowroot -- Arsenicum Album -- Art Therapy -- Artichoke -- Ashwaganda -- Asthma -- Astigmatism -- Aston-Patterning -- Astragalus -- Atherosclerosis -- Athlete's Foot -- Atkins Diet -- Atractylodes -- Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder -- Aucklandia -- Auditory Integration Training -- Aura Therapy -- Auriculotherapy -- Autism -- Avemar -- Ayurvedic Medicine -- Bach Flower Essences -- Balm of Gilead -- Barberry -- Barley Grass -- Bates Method -- Bayberry -- Bedsores -- Bed Wetting -- Bee Pollen -- Beetroot -- Behavioral Optometry -- Behavioral Therapy -- Belladonna -- Beta-carotene -- Beta Hydroxy -- Beta-methylbutyric Acid -- Betaine Hydrochloride -- Bhakti yoga -- Bilberry -- Binge eating disorder -- Biofeedback -- Bioflavonoids -- Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy -- Biota -- Biotherapeutic Drainage -- Biotin -- Bipolar Disorder -- Bites and Stings -- Bitter Melon -- Bitters -- Black Cohosh -- Black Cumin Seed Extract -- Black Currant Seed Oil -- Black Haw -- Black Walnut -- Bladder Cancer -- Bladder Infection -- Bladderwrack -- Blessed Thistle -- Blisters -- Blood Clots -- Blood Poisoning -- Bloodroot -- Blue Cohosh -- Body Odor -- Boils -- Bone Spurs -- Bonemeal -- Boneset -- Borage Oil -- Boron -- Boswellia -- Botanical Medicine -- Breast Cancer -- Breast-Feeding Problems -- Breath Therapy -- Breema -- Brewer's Yeast -- Bromelain -- Bronchitis -- Bruises -- Bruxism -- Bryonia -- Buchu -- Buckthorn -- Bugle Weed -- Bulimia Nervosa -- Bunion -- Burdock Root -- Burns -- Bursitis -- Butcher's Broom -- Buteyko -- Cadmium Poisoning -- Caffeine -- Calcarea Carbonica -- Calcium -- Calendula -- Cancer -- Cancer-Fighting Foods -- Cancer Treatments, Biological -- Canker Sores -- Cannabinoids -- Cantharis -- Capsicum -- Carnitine -- Carotenoids -- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome -- Cartilage Supplements -- Castor Oil -- Cataracts -- Catnip -- Cat's Claw -- Cayce Systems -- Cayenne -- Celiac Disease -- Cell Salt Therapy -- Cell Therapy -- Cellulite -- Cerebral Palsy -- Cerebral Vascular Insufficiency -- Cervical Dysplasia -- Chakra Balancing -- Chamomile -- Charcoal, Activated -- Chasteberry Tree -- Chelated Minerals -- Chelation Therapy -- Chelidonium -- Chemical Poisoning -- Cherry Bark -- Cherry Juice -- Chickenpox -- Chickweed -- Chicory -- Childbirth -- Childhood Nutrition -- Chills -- Chinese Foxglove Root -- Chinese Massage -- Chinese System of Food Cures -- Chinese Thoroughwax -- Chinese Yam -- Chiropractic -- Chlamydia -- Chlorella -- Cholesterol -- Choline -- Chondroitin -- Christian Science Healing -- Chromium -- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome -- Chronobiology -- Chrysanthemum Flower -- Chymotrypsin -- Cicada -- Cinnamon Bark -- Cirrhosis -- Club Moss -- Cnidium Seeds -- Codonopsis Root -- Coenzyme Q10 -- Coix -- Colchicum -- Cold Sore -- Coleus -- Coley's Toxin -- Colic -- Colitis -- Colloidal Silver -- Colonic Irrigation -- Color Therapy -- Colorectal Cancer -- Colostrum -- Coltsfoot -- Comfrey -- Common Cold -- Complementary/Alternative Medicine (CAM) and Surgery -- Conjunctivitis -- Constipation -- Contact Dermatitis -- Copper -- Coptis -- Cordyceps -- Corns and Calluses -- Cornsilk -- Cornus -- Corydalis -- Cotton Root Bark -- Cough -- Cradle Cap -- Cramp Bark -- Cranberry -- Craniosacral Therapy -- Creatine -- Crohn's Disease -- Croup -- Crystal Healing -- Cupping -- Curanderismo -- Curcumin -- Cuscuta -- Cuts and Scratches -- Cymatic Therapy -- Cyperus --
Damiana -- Dance Therapy -- Dandelion -- Dandruff -- Deglycyrrhizinated Licorice -- Dementia -- Depression -- Dermatitis -- Detoxification -- Devil's Claw -- DHEA -- Diabetes Mellitus -- Diamond Diet -- Diaper Rash -- Diarrhea -- Diathermy -- Diet and Disease Prevention -- Diets -- Digestive Enzymes -- Digitalis -- Diverticulitis -- Dizziness -- Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) -- Dolomite -- Dong Quai -- Dry Mouth -- Dysbiosis -- Dyslexia -- Dysmenorrhea -- Ear Infection -- Earache -- Eat Right for Your Type Diet -- Echinacea -- Eczema -- Edema -- Elder -- Electroacupuncture -- Elimination Diet -- Emphysema -- Endometriosis -- Energy Medicine -- Environmental Therapy -- Enzyme Therapy -- Ephedra -- Epididymitis -- Epilepsy -- Epimedium -- Escharotic Treatment -- Essential Fatty Acids -- Essential Oils -- Essiac Tea -- Eucalyptus -- Eucommia Bark -- Eupatorium -- Evening Primrose Oil -- Evodia Fruit -- Exercise -- Eyebright -- Facial Massage -- Fasting -- Fatigue -- Feldenkrais -- Feng Shui -- Fennel -- Fenugreek -- Ferrum Phosphoricum -- Fever -- Feverfew -- Fibrocystic Breast Disease -- Fibromyalgia -- Fish Oil -- Flaxseed -- Flower Remedies -- Fo Ti -- Folic Acid -- Food Poisoning -- Fractures -- French Green Clay -- Fritillaria -- Frostbite and Frostnip -- Fructooligosaccharides -- Fungal Infections -- Gallstones -- Gamma-Linoleic Acid -- Gangrene -- Ganoderma -- Garcinia -- Gardenia -- Garlic -- Gas -- Gastritis -- Gastrodia -- Gastroenteritis -- Gelsemium -- Genital Herpes -- Genital Warts -- Gentiana -- Geriatric Massage -- Gerson Therapy -- Ginger -- Ginkgo Biloba -- Ginseng, American -- Ginseng, Korean -- Ginseng, Siberian -- Glaucoma -- Glucosamine -- Glutamine -- Glutathione -- Gluten-Free Diet -- Glycemic Index Diets -- Goldenrod -- Goldenseal -- Gonorrhea -- Gotu Kola -- Gout -- Grains-of-Paradise Fruit -- Grape Seed Extract -- Grape Skin -- Grapefruit Seed Extract -- Green Tea -- Guggul -- Guided Imagery -- Gulf War Syndrome -- Gum Disease -- Gymnema -- Hair Loss -- Halitosis -- Hangover -- Hashimoto's Thyroiditis -- Hatha Yoga -- Hawthorn -- Hay Fever -- Headache -- Hearing Loss -- Heart Attack -- Heart Disease -- Heartburn -- Heavy Metal Poisoning -- Heel Spurs -- Hellerwork -- Hemorrhoids -- Hepar Sulphuris -- Hepatitis -- Herbal Cold Remedies -- Herbalism, Traditional Chinese -- Herbalism, Western -- Herniated Disk -- Hesperidin -- Hiatal Hernia -- Hibiscus -- Hiccups -- High-Fiber Diet -- High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein Test -- Hirudo Medicinalis -- Hives -- Hodgkin's Disease -- Holistic Dentistry -- Holistic Medicine -- Homeopathy -- Homeopathy, Acute Prescribing -- Homeopathy, Constitutional Prescribing -- Honeysuckle -- Hoodia -- Hops -- Horehound -- Horse Chestnut -- Horsetail -- Horticultural Therapy -- Hot Flashes -- Hoxsey Formula -- Humor Therapy -- Huna -- Hydrotherapy -- Hypercortisolemia -- Hyperopia -- Hyperparathyroidism -- Hypertension -- Hyperthermia -- Hyperthyroidism -- Hypnotherapy -- Hypoglycemia -- Hypothyroidism -- Hyssop -- Iceland Moss -- Ignatia -- Immuno-Augmentation Therapy -- Impetigo -- Impotence -- Indigestion -- Infant Massage -- Infections -- Infertility -- Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Influenza -- Ingrown Nail -- Inositol -- Insomnia -- Insulin Resistance -- Interstitial Cystitis -- Iodine -- Ipecac -- Ipriflavone -- Iridology -- Iron -- Irritable Bowel Syndrome -- Ischemia -- Itching -- Jamaica Dogwood -- Jaundice -- Jet Lag -- Jock Itch -- Jojoba Oil -- Journal Therapy -- Juice Fasts -- Juice Therapies -- Juniper -- Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis -- Kali Bichromium -- Kampo Medicine -- Kaposi's Sarcoma -- Kava Kava -- Kegel Exercises -- Kelley-Gonzalez Diet -- Kelp -- Khella -- Kidney Infections -- Kidney Stones -- Kirlian Photography -- Knee Pain -- Kneipp Wellness -- Kola Nut -- Kombucha -- Kudzu --
Labyrinth Walking -- Lachesis -- Lactobacillus Species -- Lacto-ovo Vegetarianism -- Lactose Intolerance Diet -- Laryngitis -- Lavender -- Lazy Eye -- Lead Poisoning -- Learning Disorders -- Lecithin -- Ledum -- Lemon Balm -- Lemongrass -- Leukemia -- Lice Infestation -- Licorice -- Light Therapy -- Linoleic Acid -- Lipase -- Livingston-Wheeler Therapy -- Lobelia -- Lomatium -- Lomilomi -- Lou Gehrig's Disease -- Low Back Pain -- Lung Cancer -- Lutein -- Lycium Fruit -- Lycopene -- Lycopodium -- Lycopus -- Lyme Disease -- Lymphatic Drainage -- Lysimachia -- Lysine -- Macrobiotic Diet -- Macular Degeneration -- Magnesium -- Magnetic Therapy -- Magnolia -- Maitake -- Malaria -- Malignant Lymphoma -- Manganese -- Mangosteen -- Manuka Honey -- Marijuana -- Marsh Mallow -- Martial Arts -- Massage Therapy -- McDougall Diet -- Measles -- Meditation -- Mediterranean Diet -- Medium-chain Triglycerides -- Melatonin -- Memory Loss -- Mňïre's Disease -- Meningitis -- Menopause -- Menstruation -- Mercurius Vivus -- Mercury Poisoning -- Mesoglycan -- Metabolic Therapies -- Metamorphic Technique -- Methionine -- Mexican Yam -- Microbiome -- Migraine Headache -- Milk Thistle -- Mind/body Medicine -- Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) -- Mistletoe -- Modified Citrus Pectin -- Mononucleosis -- Morning Sickness -- Motherwort -- Motion Sickness -- Movement Therapy -- Moxibustion -- MSM -- Mugwort -- Mullein -- Multiple Chemical Sensitivity -- Multiple Sclerosis -- Mumps -- Muscle Spasms and Cramps -- Music Therapy -- Myopia -- Myotherapy -- Myrrh -- Narcolepsy -- Native American Medicine -- Natrum Muriaticum -- Natural Hormone Replacement Therapy -- Natural Hygiene Diet -- Naturopathic Medicine -- Nausea -- Neck Pain -- Neem -- Nettle -- Neural Therapy -- Neuralgia -- Neurolinguisitic Programming -- Niacin -- Night Blindness -- Noni -- Nosebleeds -- Notoginseng Root -- Nutmeg -- Nutrition -- Nux Vomica -- Oak -- Obesity -- Obsessive-compulsive Disorder -- Oleander (Nerium oleander) -- Olive Leaves -- Omega-3 Fatty Acids -- Omega-6 Fatty Acids -- Ophiopogon -- Oregano Essential Oil -- Organic Food -- Ornish Diet -- Ortho-Bionomy -- Orthomolecular Medicine -- Osha -- Osteoarthritis -- Osteopathy -- Osteoporosis -- Ovarian Cancer -- Ovarian Cysts -- Oxygen/Ozone Therapy -- Pain -- Paleolithic Diet -- Panchakarma -- Pancreatitis -- Panic Disorder -- Pantothenic Acid -- Parasitic Infections -- Parkinson's Disease -- Parsley -- Passionflower -- Past Life Therapy -- Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) -- Pau D'arco -- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease -- Pennyroyal -- Peppermint -- Perillyl Alcohol -- Peripheral Neuropathy -- Periwinkle -- Pet Therapy -- Phlebitis -- Phobias -- Phosphorus -- Phytolacca -- Pilates -- Pinched Nerve -- Pine Bark Extract -- Pinellia -- Piperine -- Pityriasis Rosea -- Placebo Effect -- Plantain -- Pleurisy -- Pneumonia -- Polarity Therapy -- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome -- Polysaccharide K (PSK) -- Polysaccharopeptide (PSP) -- Pomegranate -- Positive Emotions -- Postpartum Depression -- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder -- Potassium -- Pranic Healing -- Prayer and Spirituality -- Prebiotics -- Pregnancy -- Pregnancy Massage -- Premenstrual Syndrome -- Prickly Heat -- Prickly Pear Cactus -- Prince's Pine -- Pritikin Diet -- Probiotics -- Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) -- Prolotherapy -- Prostate Cancer -- Prostate Enlargement -- Psoralea Seeds -- Psoriasis -- Psychoneuroimmunology -- Psychophysiology -- Psychosomatic Medicine -- Psychotherapy -- Psyllium -- Pulsatilla -- Pulse Diagnosis -- Pyridoxine -- Qigong -- Quan yin -- Quercetin -- Rabies -- Radiation Injuries -- Radiesthesia -- Radionics -- Rashes -- Raspberry -- Raw Foods Diet -- Raynaud's Syndrome -- Red Cedar -- Red Clover -- Red Yeast Rice Extract -- Reflexology -- Reiki -- Reishi Mushroom -- Relaxation -- Rescue Remedy -- Restless Leg Syndrome -- Resveratrol -- Retinal Detachment -- Retinopathy -- Rheumatic Fever -- Rheumatoid Arthritis -- Rhinitis -- Rhodiola Rosea -- Rhubarb Root -- Rhus Toxicodendron -- Riboflavin -- Rolfing -- Rosacea -- Rose Hip -- Rosemary -- Rosen Method -- Royal Jelly -- Rubella -- Rubenfeld Synergy -- Russian Massage -- Ruta --
Saccharomyces Boulardii -- Safflower Flower -- Saffron -- Sage -- Saliva Sample Testing -- Sargassum Seaweed -- Sassafras -- Saw Palmetto -- Scabies -- Scallion -- Scarlet Fever -- Schisandra -- Schizophrenia -- Sciatica -- Scoliosis -- Seasonal Affective Disorder -- Selenium -- Senior Nutrition -- Senna -- Sensory Deprivation -- Sensory Integration Disorder -- Sepia -- Sesame Oil -- Sexual Dysfunction -- Shamanism -- Shangri-la Diet -- Sheep Sorrel -- Shepherd's Purse -- Shiatsu -- Shiitake Mushroom -- Shin Splints -- Shingles -- Shintaido -- Sick Building Syndrome -- Sickle Cell Anemia -- Silica -- Sinus Infection -- Sjg̲ren's Syndrome -- Skin Cancer -- Skullcap -- Sleep Apnea -- Sleep Disorders -- Slippery Elm -- Smoking -- Sneezing -- Snoring -- Sodium -- Somatics -- Sore Throat -- Sound Therapy -- South Beach Diet -- Soy Protein -- Spearmint -- Spinal Manipulative Therapy -- Spirulina -- Sports Massage -- Sprains and Strains -- Squawvine -- St. John's Wort -- Staphylococcal Infections -- Stevia -- Sties -- Stomachaches -- Stone Massage -- Strep Throat -- Stress -- Stroke -- Substance Abuse and Dependence -- Sulfur -- Suma -- Sunburn -- Sun's Soup -- Swedish Massage -- Sweet Clover -- Swimmer's Ear -- Syntonic Optometry -- Syphilis -- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus -- T'ai Chi -- Tangerine Peel -- Tea Tree Oil -- Teen Nutrition -- Teething Problems -- Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome -- Tendinitis -- Tennis Elbow -- Tetanus -- Thai Massage -- Theanine -- Therapeutic Touch -- Thermography -- Thiamine -- Thuja -- Thunder God Vine -- Thyme -- Tibetan Medicine -- Tinnitus -- Tonsillitis -- Toothache -- Tourette Syndrome -- Toxic Shock Syndrome -- Traditional African Medicine -- Traditional Chinese Medicine -- Trager Psychophysical Integration -- Trans Fats -- Tremor -- Trepanation -- Trichomoniasis -- Trigger Point Therapy -- Triglycerides -- Triphala -- Tuberculosis -- Turkey Tail Mushroom -- Turmeric -- Ukrain -- Ulcers, Digestive -- Unani-Tibbi -- Urinary Incontinence -- Urine Therapy -- Usnea -- Uterine Cancer -- Uterine Fibroids -- Uva Ursi -- Vaginitis -- Valerian -- Vanadium -- Varicose Veins -- Veganism -- Vegetarianism -- Venom Immunotherapy -- Vitalistic Approach -- Vitamin A -- Vitamin B12 -- Vitamin B Complex -- Vitamin C -- Vitamin D -- Vitamin E -- Vitamin K -- Vitamins -- Vomiting -- Warts -- Wasabi -- Water and Nutrition -- Wheat Germ -- Wheat Grass Therapy -- Wheezing -- White Peony Root -- White Willow -- Whole Foods Vs. Processed Foods -- Whole Grains -- Whooping Cough -- Wigmore Diet -- Wild Oat -- Wintergreen -- Witch Hazel -- Worms -- Wormwood -- Wounds -- Yarrow -- Yeast Infection -- Yellow Dock -- Yerba Santa -- Yoga -- Yohimbe -- Yucca -- Zinc -- The Zone Diet.
Summary
Covers all aspects of the subject including therapies, conditions/diseases, herbs/plants, and people. Identifies numerous types of alternative medicine being practiced today, including reflexology, acupressure, acupuncture, chelation therapy, kinesiology, yoga, chiropractic, Feldenkrais, polarity therapy, detoxification, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, biofeedback, Ayurveda and osteopathy.
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Description based on print version record.
Subject
Alternative medicine -- Encyclopedias.
Added Author
Fundukian, Laurie J., 1970- editor.
Gale (Firm)
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Encyclopedia of alternative medicine
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Print version: Gale encyclopedia of alternative medicine. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014] 9781573027304 (DLC) 2013045439
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