What is another word for alternative medicine?

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[ ɔːltˈɜːnətˌɪv mˈɛdsən], [ ɔːltˈɜːnətˌɪv mˈɛdsən], [ ɔː_l_t_ˈɜː_n_ə_t_ˌɪ_v m_ˈɛ_d_s_ə_n]

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How to use "Alternative medicine" in context?

Alternative medicine is a broad term used to describe a variety of health care practices that are not considered part of conventional or conventional medical practice. Alternative medicine is generally considered to include traditional medicine, herbalism, naturopathy, acupuncture, faith-healing, and homeopathy. Alternative medicine is sometimes contrasted with conventional medicine, which is the medicine and medical practice generally accepted as being based on the principles of modern science.

Alternative medicine is often thought to be a better option than orthodox medicine. Proponents of alternative medicine often argue that it is more effective and that it takes into account the individual's natural healing powers.

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