Alternative treatments and therapeutics
Natural health products and traditional medicines are the vital components in the discovery and the development of drugs for the treatment of human diseases. Natural products including dozens of spices and plant extracts have been utilized by the traditional medicines in the Native American, Chinese, and Indian cultures which has shown that many do indeed have potent anticancer effects according to Scientific research.
An extract from the Mayapple, Podophyllum peltatum, Curcumin, Camptothecin, Turmeric (Curcuma longa). Likewise, numerous natural products used in traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine have been shown to have strong anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties.
A total of 27 anticancer drugs from 1940 to 2010 were obtained from natural sources, for instance actinomycin D, paclitaxel, and vincristine, now one of the most commonly used chemotherapy agents in cancer treatment, while topotecan HCl, dexamethasone, etoposide, and even tamoxifen are mimics of natural products.
- Track 1-1 Ayurvedic medicine
- Track 2-2 Complementary and alternative medicine
- Track 3-3 Herbal and Traditional Medicine
- Track 4-4 Quality control and standardization of drug
- Track 5-5 Phytomedicine
- Track 6-6 Chinese Medicine