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The Meaning Of Holistic In Ayurvedic Treatment

The term ‘holistic’ has become one of the most overused and misunderstood terms in our language. It is common to hear such a statement as: “I have a holistic doctor”, when the person speaking is possibly referring to their herbalist, or naturopath or homoeopath, or to any other practitioner who uses natural remedies as opposed to synthetic drugs.

The Ayurvedic Definition Of Holistic

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Feb, 2014

The Ayurvedic Definition Of Holistic

Posted by Raman Das | Tags: Ayurvedic Treatment, holism, Holistic

The word holistic must be one of today’s most misused words. We frequently hear people make statements such as “I have a holistic doctor”, which is presumably intended to mean a doctor who is open to the use of natural medicines such as herbs as an alternative to prescription drugs. In fact, the term is frequently used to refer to naturopathy, homoeopathy, herbalism, acupuncture, reflexology or any other form of alternative medical practice.

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