Indian board of alternative medicines not fake! A closer look

His Excellency Dr. Rodrigo Carazo Odio, Former President of Costa Rica presenting Awards at the Taj Bengal Hotel, Kolkata

Think you need detail understanding about alternative medicine and its prospect? To be honest; it’s more common than you think. Look around and you will be amazed to see that alternative medicine has now secured a firm place in the world today. Certain therapies not formerly thought of as legitimate medical treatments are now being used on a more frequent basis to treat a variety of ailments, quite often with endorsement from the medical community.

Of course, mainstream medicine has saved many lives however the side effects of such drugs also cannot be overruled. Well, this is exactly where the importance and significance of the Indian board of alternative medicines come into play. However still the question remains unanswered – are alternative medicines or Indian board of alternative medicines fake? Although the answer is always a big and bold No, however in this article we would take a closer view at significance of Alternative medicines.

First things first; Indian board of alternative medicines is not fake.  The Accreditation papers are available on

IBAM is also affiliated to the International Association of Educators for World Peace (Consultative Status with UN ECOSOC, UNICEF and UNESCO) and the Indian Committee of Non-Governmental Organizations of the United Nations.

Some of the more common types of alternative medicine treatments include: Massage therapy, Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Hydrotherapy, Herbal Remedies, Meditation and Spiritual therapy. Well, it is also pretty much possible that you are familiar with many of these treatments. Perhaps you have even experienced a few yourself. Needless to say; many of these treatments are also used by people all over the world in order to achieve total well-being.

For thousands of years, the treatments deemed alternative today were standard practice. And now, people seem to be turning to these optional therapies when they are in a health crisis, or if they feel they have nowhere else to turn.

Surprisingly in the field of medicine it has been traditionally perceived that only the conventional and mainstream medical treatments stands as the only acceptable means for treating patients with several diseases. However nowadays with the growing acceptance of alternative medicine techniques, which involves holistic therapies, natural herbs unconventional treatment methods, the Western standard has been opening up to these newer treatment techniques.

Alternative treatment has become part of the fabric of our society today. While many of these therapies are meant to be used as a treatment for a health problem, some are used by people as simply a method of relaxation or reward. Of course; it’s a rather holistic process that is proved to do wonders. It is advocated to different field in treatment especially in pain management, stress reduction and few preventive health therapies.


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