Theme: Role of Alternative Medicine against SARS-CoV-2

Alternative Medicine 2022

Alternative Medicine 2022

Alternative Medicine 2022 objects to gather leading educational scientists, researchers ,We invite all the herbalists, alternative and complementary medicine practitioners, researchers in the field of Herbal and Traditional Medicine, Acupuncturists Phytomedicine, Pharmacognosy, Ayurveda, Naturopathy, people who believe in natural remedies to explore their research, case studies and practitioners of natural medicine at Alternative Medicine 2022  in Tokyo, Japan.

This conference is chiefly will focus the newest and exciting novelties in every area of Alternative Medicine research, and it will offer a unique opportunity for investigators from all over the world to meet, network, and recognize new scientific interactions  around the theme:"Role of Alternative Medicine against SARS-CoV-2 ".

Why to attend?

The usage of alternative medicine is prevalent as it is being used effectively as an integrated treatment with a fewer side effects than western medicine and is a potential alternative to pain medications or steroid treatments. This sole conference will offer a stand for Eastern medicine to meet with Western medicine and will bring together researchers, practitioners, educators and other healthcare professionals, business delegates, students and young researchers all across the world and shall serve as an opportunity to present and confer current advances in acupuncture research that have the potential to strengthen the base for its amalgamation in health care to reform the art of alternative medicine.

Importance of Alternative Medicine:

Alternative medicine emphases on curative pain and disease by balancing out other aspects of your life. Sleep, nutrition and stress can disturb your body, so familiarizing health plans with these in mind is vital with alternative medicine. Mainstream medicine is not closely as well rounded. Alternative medicine is any practice that objects to accomplish the healing effects of medicine, but which lacks biological plausibility and is unverified, untestable or proven ineffective.

Target audience:

Complementary Medicine Practitioners, Researchers in the field of  Herbal and Traditional Medicine, Alternative Medicine Practitioners, Acupuncturists, Oriental medicine faculty, Herbal practitioners, Chiropractors, Ayurveda and Yoga practitioners Psychiatrists, Therapists & Acupuncture counselors, Alternative medicine students, scientists, Treatment, Healing Centers and Rehabilitation Houses, Relevant Association and Societies, Medical colleges, Business professionals (Directors, presidents, CEO) from Alternative medicine market. The field of Alternative medicine growing rapidly and its development is making tremendous impacts in Alternative Healthcare.



Track 01: Alternative Medicine-Advanced & Current Research:

Alternative medicine is any application that matters to conquer the healing effects of medicine, but which lacks biological plausibility and is untested, untestable or proven ineffective. Alternative treatments comprise diet and exercise, chemicals, herbs, devices, and manual processes. These are not part of the science-based healthcare system, but these are having healing effects as scientific medicine alternative treatments are complimentary methods that recover the effectiveness of the treatment.

Habit of alternative and complementary medicine is aggregate more frequent among women and adults with advanced incomes and advanced levels of education. Alternative medicines usage instigated in the mid of 19th century. During this time, alternative medical practitioners extended popularity and initiated to compete with conventional medical professionals.

Track 02: Current Research in Alternative Medicine:

Further, several of the top-rated US hospitals and academic medical centers bid “natural healing alternatives” such as Chinese herbal therapy, acupuncture and acupressure, massage, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, aromatherapy, art therapy, Reiki, guided imagery, and hypnotherapy. Abundant pharmaceutical organizations have reviewed the potential for making new medications from traditional remedies in Asian market. Health consultants and legislatures of different countries have engaged an active interest in providing standardized botanical medicines, Alternative Medicine represents an important share of the pharmaceutical market, and while China's yearly home grown medication establishment is worth US $48 billion. Alternative Medicine is rapidly creating since later of 1990s.

Track 03: Acupuncture as an Alternative Medicine:

Acupuncture is an alternative medicine practice that cures illness or provides local anesthesia by the inserting needles at specified sites of the body. Acupuncture is frequently adopted for the usage of low back, shoulder and knee pain. Millions of individuals use acupuncture every year for chronic pain. Acupuncture is a family of techniques linking stimulation of anatomical areas on or in the skin by a various techniques. Traditional Chinese medicine elucidates acupuncture as a technique of balancing the flow of energy. Nowadays it is habitually combined with other interventions, like sending a small current of electricity via needles or burning herbs on the acupuncture points.

Track 04: Importance of Herbal Medicine:

Herbal Medicine is recognized as the medicinal use of herbal substances as a means of treating different disorders in the human body to ensure that the body remains in optimal health and wellness. This ingredient is known to contain exact active ingredients in it and as such is also a very effective means of managing diseases and ailments in the body.

Herbal medicine has constantly been a standby foundation of attainment break from various conditions over centuries, however, it can be firmly said that the mode of usage of these herbal substances has altered over time. Traditional healer’s aid individuals to make meaning out of the natural herbs seen around that can be beneficial to one’s health. That being said, they have an edge over most modern-day wellbeing practitioners; particularly the pharmacists in terms of this knowledge.

Track 05: Traditional Chinese Medicine:

TCM is extensive range of medicine practices advanced in China. It is mostly used as a complementary therapy. Treatment embraces acupuncture, massage, herbal medicines and other therapies. TCM is adopted, extensively used in china; practitioners will inspect things like tongue, pulse points, smell of breath and voice. Treatment will be done by herbals, animal, human, and mineral products. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has progressed over thousands of years. TCM practitioners custom numerous psychological and/or physical approaches (such as acupuncture and tai chi) as well as herbal products to address health problems.

Track 06: Naturopathic Medicine:

Naturopathy or naturopathic medicine is a formula of alternative medicine. It employs an assortment of pseudoscientific practices branded as "natural", "non-invasive", or endorsing "self-healing". The practices of naturopaths, the practitioners of naturopathic medicine, vary extensively and are tough to generalize. Treatments range from outright quackery like homeopathy, to broadly accepted practices like psychotherapy. The ideology and procedures of naturopathy are created on vitalism and folk medicine, rather than evidence-based medicine (EBM), although some practitioners may use methods supported by EBM. Naturopathic practitioners commonly recommend against following modern medical practices, comprising but not limited to medical testing, drugs, vaccinations, and surgery. As a substitute, naturopathic practice depends on unscientific notions, often leading naturopaths to detect and treatments that have no factual merit.

Track 07: Holistic nutrition:

The principles of holistic nutrition is that one’s fitness is an appearance of the complex interplay among the physical and chemical, mental and emotional, as well as spiritual and environmental aspects of one’s life and being. As such, experts who are capable in holistic nutrition approach health and healing from a whole-person perception. By nutritional training as a primary tool, holistic nutrition professionals highlight the building of health by approaching every person as a unique individual. This entails fully engaging the individual in their health recovery procedure and honoring their innate wisdom by working in an empowering and cooperative manner to chart a course to optimal health.

Track 08: Ayurveda & Homeopathy:

Ayurveda is an alternative medicine structure with ancient roots in the Indian subcontinent. The concept and preparation of Ayurveda is pseudoscientific. The Indian Medical Association makes Ayurvedic practitioners who assertion to practice medicine as quacks. Ayurveda is greatly practiced in India and Nepal, where around 80% of the population report using it. Ayurveda therapies have diverse and progressed over more than two millennia. Therapies comprise herbal medicines, special diets, meditation, yoga, massage, laxatives, enemas, and medical oils. Medicines are typically centered on intricate herbal compounds, minerals, and metal substances (perhaps under the influence of early Indian alchemy or rasa shastra). Ancient Ayurveda texts also skilled surgical techniques, together with rhinoplasty, kidney stone extractions, sutures, and the extraction of foreign objects.

Homeopathy is a pseudoscientific method of alternative medicine. It comprehended in 1796 by the German physician Samuel Hahnemann. Its practitioners, termed homeopaths, consider that an ingredient that grounds signs of a disease in healthy individuals can cure similar symptoms in sick people; this doctrine is called similia similibus curentur, or "like cures like”. Homeopathic arrangements are termed remedies and are prepared using homeopathic dilution. In this process, the certain substance is recurrently diluted until the final product is chemically vague from the diluent. Often not even a solitary molecule of the novel substance can be predictable to remain in the product. Between every dilution homeopaths might hit and/or shake the product, claiming this makes the diluent recall the novel substance after its removal. Practitioners claim that such arrangements, upon oral intake, can treat or cure disease.

Track 09: Natural product development:

Expansion of Natural Product Manufacturing Processes: Phytochemicals to meet an increasing demand for shorter time and reduced cost in developing their manufacturing processes, a systematic procedure is developed for generating flow sheet substitutes that transform the harvested plants into desired products. Another significant advantage of natural products is that they obligate a biological history. It is measured that because of the structural and biological diversity of their constituents, terrestrial plants offer a sole and renewable resource for the determining of potential new drugs and biological entities

Track 10: Traditional veterinary medicine:

Traditional Veterinary Medicine offers information on ancient approaches of avoiding and treating diseases of animals before the advent of contemporary medicine. Herbal medicine, acupuncture, chiropractic, and nutritional therapy are more extensively accepted in the veterinary community as valid treatment methods than other alternative treatment options. Use of herbs or herbal therapy is usually sustained for weeks to months by adding powders or tablets to the dog/cat food and is altered according to the requirements of the animal. Chiropractic therapy is chiefly used for musculoskeletal pain in veterinary medicine.

Track 11: Herbal Medicine and Plant Remedies:

Herbal medicine (also herbalism) is the wisdom of Pharmacognosy and the practice of medicinal plants, which are groundwork of traditional medicine. There is partial scientific proposal for the safety and efficacy of plants used in 21st century herbalism, which normally does not afford standards for purity or dosage. The prospect of herbal medicine typically integrates fungal and bee products, as well as minerals, shells and certain animal parts. Herbal medicine is also termed Phytomedicine or phototherapy.

Herbal remedies are plants used like a medicine. Individuals practice herbal remedies to aid prevent or cure disease. They custom them to get assistance from symptoms, boost energy, relax, or lose weight. Herbals are not controlled or tested like medicines.

Track 12: Acupuncture:

Acupuncture is a technique of alternative medicine and a constituent of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in which thin needles are implanted into the body. Acupuncture is a pseudoscience; the theories and practices of TCM are not centered on scientific knowledge, and it has been categorized as quackery. There is a mixture of acupuncture variants which invented in different philosophies, and procedures vary depending on the country in which it is implemented, but can be divided into two crucial foundational philosophical solicitations and approaches, the first being the contemporary standardized form called eight principal TCM and the second an older system that is based on the ancient Taoist Wuxing or well known as the five elements or phases in the West. Acupuncture is most frequently used to attempt pain relief, though acupuncturists say that it can also be used for a wide range of other circumstances. Acupuncture is usually used only in combination with other practices of treatment.

Track 14: Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry:

Pharmacognosy is the study of plants or additional natural sources as a probable source of drugs. The American Society of Pharmacognosy outlines Pharmacognosy as "the study of the physical, chemical, biochemical, and biological properties of drugs, drug substances, or potential drugs or drug substances of natural source as well as the exploration for new drugs from natural sources". Pharmacognosy" was used to designate the division of medicine or commodity sciences (Warenkunde in German) which bonds with drugs in their crude, or unprepared, form. Crude drugs are the dried, unprepared material of plant, animal or mineral origin, used for medicine. The study of these resources under the name pharmakognosie was first progressive in German-speaking areas of Europe, while other language areas often used the older term materia medica taken from the works of Galen and Dioscorides. In German the term drogenkunde ("science of crude drugs") is also used synonymously.

Phytochemistry is the study of phytochemicals, which are chemicals subsequent from plants. Phytochemists strive to term the structures of the huge number of secondary metabolites invent in plants, the purposes of these compounds in human and plant biology, and the biosynthesis of these compounds. Plants synthesize phytochemicals for numerous sources, including protecting themselves against insect attacks and plant diseases. The compounds invent in plants are of various kinds, but most can be grouped into four major biosynthetic classes: alkaloids, phenylpropanoids, polyketides, and terpenoids.

Track 15: Arabic and Unani Medicine:

Arabic Medicine is also identified as Islamic medicine which refers science of medicine inscribed in Arabic by Islamic physicians and scholars. It is general since 7th century; their notions and thoughts about medical ethics are still discussed today, all over the world. After establishment and expansion of hospitals, Islamic physicians were able to offer more inherent operations to cure patients using ancient Arabic techniques.

Unani or Yunani medicine is Perso-Arabic traditional medicine as practiced in Muslim beliefs in South Asia and modern day Central Asia. Unani medicine is pseudoscientific. The term Yunani means "Greek", as the Perso-Arabic system of medicine was grounded on the teachings of the Greek physicians Hippocrates and Galen. Unani, like Ayurveda, is created on concept of the presence of the elements in the human body. According to followers of Unani medicine, these elements are existing in fluids and their balance specifies to health and their imbalance leads to illness.

Track 16: Chiropractic and Osteopathic Medicine:

Chiropractic and osteopathic medicine signify alternative nonsurgical treatment option for patients with back pain. Chiropractors and osteopathic doctors may diminish low back pain by mobilizing joints in the lumbar spine though manipulations (commonly referred to as "adjustments").

Chiropractic and osteopathic manipulations can be solely helpful in relieving pain for facet joint injuries, osteoarthritis, and sacroiliac joint dysfunction, as these conditions represent joint dysfunction that retorts well to mobilization.

Osteopathy is a ‘whole body’ action that centers on the principle that to attain general wellbeing, all the bones, muscles, ligaments and connective tissue in our bodies must work harmoniously together. At the core of Osteopathy is the persuasion that each part of the body is unified, and influencing a certain area of the musculoskeletal system can endorse complete self-healing.

Osteopathy is a physical action, meaning a practitioner will use their hands to stretch and massage the body to surge mobility and relieve muscle tension. It is an operative treatment for several situations including lower back pain, neck pain, arthritis, sports injuries and pain associated with bad posture.


Market Analysis:

Alternative medicines and therapies rise to natural method of treatment which is altered from conventional or pharmaceutical medicines. Alternative medical treatment comprises non-mineral, non-vitamin and natural substances. On the basis of modality, alternative medicine market can be segmented into homeopathic medicine, herbal medicine, naturopathy, acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine and others.

Alternative therapies embrace magnetic therapy; herbal therapies, yoga, mud therapy and oil massage therapy, deep breathing exercise, osteopathic manipulation and meditation. Alternative medicines and therapies are used in chronic diseases, neurological diseases, reducing pain and depression and others.

The global complementary and alternative medicine market scope was valued at USD 82.27 billion in 2020 and is predictable to enlarge at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 22.03% from 2021 to 2028. The market is set to advance momentum in the coming years owing to the altering regulatory scenario, coupled with robust government initiatives, resulting in the establishment of strong transnational connections across healing pathways linking global, national, and local movements about alternative medicine. Additionally, government edges exploring norms associated to the right to health in all its forms are set to supplement the participation of service providers and users in the field of alternative and complementary healthcare. Government initiatives play a major part in propelling the mandate for integrative health and complementary medicine practices by solidification targeted expenditure, setting up government facilities, and releasing guidelines to safeguard appropriate practice of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

Traditional alternative medicine or botanicals conquered the market with a part of 38.48% in 2020. Botanicals are the most extensively used alternative medicines in both emerging and developed countries. They are used in the method of herbal supplements, homeopathic medicines, and other natural products. In the popular of the countries, they are used widely in the form of dietary supplements along with normal food and medicine.

Increasing adoption of alternative medicines and natural therapies, technological development, increase in ageing population, ease to influence, increasing healthcare expenditure, government initiatives and rise in adoption of alternative medicines and therapies such as biosimilars are predictable to drive the market for alternative medicines and therapies.

The Asia Pacific is predictable to emerge as the fastest-growing regional market over the forecast period owing to the surge in healthcare expenditure, rising awareness about early diagnosis, and availability of actual herbal treatment in emerging countries, such as China and India. Asia Pacific has foremost innovation in the Ayurvedic treatments by evolving and providing transformational treatments that spread and enhance lives. As per NCBI, China has about 95% of Department of Traditional Medicine in their government hospitals.

Further products like herbal oils and tea have expanded popularity diagonally industrialized economies. In countries like India and China, the acceptance of herbal products is high, and this trend is predictable to continue, in turn boosting the market growth. Medicinal plants and herbs have gained significant popularity as these can be managed as well as transported in altered formulations, including tablets, ointments, teas, syrups, and whole herbs.


Past Conference Report:

Alternative Medicine 2021

We gratefully express thank all our pleasing speakers, conference attendees, students for making Alternative Medicine 2021 Conference the best ever!

The “16thInternational Conference on Frontiers in Alternative & Traditional Medicine” was held during August 24-25, 2021, as a Webinar. The generous response was received from the Editorial Board Members of Journals along with scientists, researchers, students, and leaders from various fields of Alternative Medicine, who made this event a grand success. We are acknowledging with gratitude and support by all the Editorial Board Members of Journal of Traditional Medicine & Clinical Naturopathy for their valuable suggestions for the growth of the Organization.

The conference was initiated with the Honorable presence of the Keynote forum. The heartfelt gratitude to the Organizing Committee Associates, many external experts, company representatives and other eminent personalities who supported the conference by facilitating the discussion forums. We also took the privilege to felicitate the Organizing Committee Members, Editorial Board Members and Media Partners who supported this event.

By the outstanding accomplishment of Alternative Medicine 2021, it is proud to announce the “17th International Conference on Frontiers in Alternative & Traditional Medicine” to be held during May 16-17, 2022 in Tokyo, Japan. Alternative medicine 2022 has been organized with the intention and the specific intent of promoting the development of new perspectives and ideas for exploiting the high level of Awareness attained by the scientific community in various traditional medicine fields.

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